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Username Post: OT.... Carroll Shelby - dead at 89 yrs old        (Topic#280998)
62sedan 
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05-11-12 03:52 PM - Post#2224930    

Not Chevrolet related, but an inspiration to many of us.

Another great automotive icon leaves this world.

http://jalopnik.com/5890132/carroll-shelb y-automot...

Chuck






 
64cv 
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05-11-12 04:50 PM - Post#2224945    
    In response to 62sedan

Carol Shelby's influence is bigger than Ford/GM/Mopar. He helped define the car/hotrod world of the past five decades that we all enjoy. May he rest in peace.

Brad

Life is an optimization problem; make the most of it!

'64 Impala Convertible, Blueprint 383, Tremec TKO 5sp, 4-wheel disc brakes.


 
tsegnit 
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05-11-12 05:32 PM - Post#2224960    
    In response to 64cv

...of course I have my '63 BelAir; Mustang GT ragtop too; had Dodge Challener, Pontiac GTO, Oldsmobile 442, etc, etc. If it's American has a V-8, makes noise and goes fast, I like it. I think Mr. Shelby felt the same way; he will be missed but will never be forgotten in the gearhead world...


Life's Journey is not to Arrive at the Grave Safely in a Well preserved Body, rather to skid in Sideways, totally worn out, shouting "Thank you God, What a Ride!"'


 
mcyphert 
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05-11-12 07:02 PM - Post#2224983    
    In response to tsegnit

R.I.P. Mr. Shelby......

Mike


 
wagonmaster 
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05-13-12 03:57 AM - Post#2225338    
    In response to mcyphert

Sad day, an Icon and innovator in our industry!

Hey T @!


In Memory of Mike McVeigh- The "Mad Spring Wacker" He roams the Forums of CT forever in our hearts and minds!

http://www.picturetrail.com/wagonmaster55

Joe


 
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