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Poll: Sunbeam Tiger and Shelby? (30 member(s) have cast votes)

Is a Sunbeam Tiger a "real" Shelby?

  1. Yes (12 votes [40.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 40.00%

  2. No (15 votes [50.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 50.00%

  3. Hard to determine. (3 votes [10.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.00%

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#31 OFFLINE   07shelbygt/sc1904

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Posted 08 December 2015 - 11:37 PM

Get super rich and buy the prototype. End of debate. Another debate here I always thought of the early vipers as Shelby's due to Shelby creating them opposed to mustangs that were created by someone else and later improved by Shelby making a not all mustangs being Shelby's scenario. I love Shelby's cars but I like the tiger because of Get Smart and if I owned one wouldn't really care what somebody else labeled it.

#32 ONLINE   markham51

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Posted 09 December 2015 - 03:22 PM

I only drove a Tiger once w the 289.  A friend of my Mom had one.  He also had a Humber.  Both were fun, but I got to take the Tiger out for a run and kicked the ass of a 66 hopped up Chevy.  All i remember after passing the Chevy was all of the papers floating around in the back seat...when you got going really fast air would come into the cabin as the c-top didn't seem to fit really well.  It was a blast though, and always thought they were a very cool car.  My first car was a 63 Fairlane coupe with the 260V8.  Memories...


Edited by markham51, 09 December 2015 - 03:38 PM.

Everything happens for a reason; sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad choices...

Some of my current vehicles:

68 Shelby Mustang GT500KR Convert Acapulco Blue

64 MKIII SP Cobra w Rousch 427R Black
07 Explorer Sport Trac Limited Red
07 Shelby GT500 Convert Torch Red
07 Shelby GT500SS Coupe Tungsten Grey

10 Lincoln MKS Ecoboost AWD
13 SVT Raptor 6.2L White w graphics

16 GT350 Shelby Cobra Mustang Oxford White w blue stripes

 

Future cars:

17 Ford GT if I can find one under a gazillion dollars


#33 OFFLINE   shelby001

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Posted 09 December 2015 - 04:31 PM

Only seen a few of the Tigers with the 289 , such a screamer with the light body & the 289 cu.






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