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« on: December 07, 2017, 09:33:14 AM »

Now this one will be pricy if sold, you can ignore those Le Mans stripes, ten spokes, etc......:

https://www.mecum.com/lots/FL0118-313019/1968-shelby-gt500kr-convertible

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« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2017, 01:42:27 PM »

It’s hard to ignore what we see.
Like ,..why leave “janky” residue on starter relay?

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« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2017, 03:06:43 PM »

You mean that is not how the Jersey factory did it?  Or was that a Michigan thing....... Chug a Lug

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« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2017, 02:29:13 PM »

https://www.mecum.com/lots/FL0118-313019/1968-shelby-gt500kr-convertible/

Any notes on this one?

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« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2017, 03:00:20 PM »

Being discussed here: 
http://saacforum.com/index.php?topic=42323.0

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« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2017, 03:47:43 PM »

What does "janky" mean? Maybe my vocabulary is 40 years behind...... Frustration

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« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2017, 04:01:41 PM »

OK,I am no super expert and love the '68 Shelby cars ( I have a GT 350 convert ) but I can't believe the BIGGEST flaw I see is not talked about........c'mon guys look closer.......there will be a test Head knock

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« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2017, 04:04:47 PM »

What does "janky" mean? Maybe my vocabulary is 40 years behind...... Frustration

Get hipster......https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=janky

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« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2017, 04:15:40 PM »

OK,I am no super expert and love the '68 Shelby cars ( I have a GT 350 convert ) but I can't believe the BIGGEST flaw I see is not talked about........c'mon guys look closer.......there will be a test Head knock

You mean the empty spot where the Caution Fan decal used to be?   Roll Eyes


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« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2017, 05:08:38 PM »

No,not that or wrong color shocks.......tic,toc,tic,toc.......time almost up... Janky = yukky ? Keep looking...once you see it you will smack your forehead............

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« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2017, 05:35:31 PM »

Wrong a/c compressor, unpainted master cylinder, gold snake on dash emblem, battery J-hooks too long, fog light covers.

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« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2017, 05:52:42 PM »

I forget what the deal was with the shift knob and brass plate.  Console woodgrain and antenna.

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« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2017, 06:11:42 PM »

Knob wrong

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« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2017, 06:20:44 PM »

KRs have gold snakes on the dash emblems.


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« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2017, 07:15:34 PM »

Oops.  I thought I read no gold snakes.  Still learning.    Chug a Lug

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