First I would like to take the opportunity to thank you all for the continued support and advice I get here on T\S. A special Thank You goes to you Grabber for your continued support you give us all on the flywheel TSB repair. If not for you and others sharing their experiences I would probably have never found out in time to have this work repaired while under warranty.
Second I would like to thank the entire folks over at Tasca Ford for treating me with prompt, courteous, professional service for repairing my Shelby. I did not buy my Shelby from Tasca, but they sure treated me like a member of their family. Some of you know it started for me last October with Tasca and with the help from Dennis Gomes and John Garcia I am a happy camper right now.
Although it took a few extra days to complete my Shelby I was truly amazed this morning getting into it. First I did a complete visual check and found no problems. I can normally spot a spec on my Shelby from 200 feet away and found both the inside and out as clean and as detailed as I made it last week before bringing it in for service.
I noticed a huge difference as soon as my left foot touched the clutch pedal. I get the same reaction whenever I go from my Shelby to the clutch pedal in my 66. It goes down so easy I'm affraid I may put my foot right thru the floor. I drove it around a little bit in their parking lot and had no chatter at all and very low rpm's. One thing I did notice on my drive home this morning is I am going to have to learn all over again driving this Shelby. I found myself reving the engine to pull away from a stop and riding the clutch longer than I should. I will get acustom to getting my foot off the clutch over the next few days, but what a huge difference.
The shifter is much better, but I still have a bit of the notchy feeling going 1st to 2nd and 2nd to 1st. Again I'm sure it's something that should improve as I get refimiliar learning to drive this Shelby all over again.
Anyone having any doubt as to whether or not to bring theirs in I say get it in soon before the warranty's run out. As for any doubt whether to bring it to Tasca or not, rest assured they will treat you and your Shelby first class.
I will contiue to update over the next few months as I drive it more, but for right now I am 100% happy and for someone like me to find no fault in anything is shocking.
Thanks Again to All