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  1. Is there a limited count being made? Wonder why they used the old,old style cobra?
  2. Maybe I missed the post on this a long time ago. There was going to be a new GT-H where the H stands for Heritage, not Hertz. Sorta ticked me off when I heard about it. Did this ever happen? Casey
  3. I gave up on my PIAAs 10 years ago. I must have replaced the bulbs 5 times. They always burn out in about a week. And they take a bit of ingenuity effort to replace. I just run without them.
  4. Did you have a template made for this and laser cut?
  5. I have a Berg snake center. Slightly thick-ish but slightly bendable. Adhesive on back. Goes in center of faux cap. Make sure get it straight the first time. $45. Includes shipping.
  6. I know I am late to this thread, but wanted to add that Little Red was the inspiration for the California Special. They were of course both coupes. The CS was advertised as the "poor man's Shelby" with design cues directly from Little Red. There is some really good documented history of Little Red in the CS Registry book. Little Red was shipped to Detroit by Lee Gray (who was in California) to get Iaccoca to ok the limited build CS. I lucked out and got the Shelby blueprints for the CS parts that came from Little Red cues. Engineering sign off and all (not copy's...the real things). I wrote about them and Little Red in Mustang Times. I also have some rare photos of Little Red, and a Shelby coupe, in Detroit on turntable, prototype that later became the CS. (Of course the Shelby coupe was never made...that is part of what makes CS part Shelby and part Mustang that came directly from Ford.) I had a concour de elagence CS at one time. It was featured on cover of MT and I had Iaccoca signed the mag for me. He remembered Little Red and connection to CS. (this amazed me as he has done so many things...but could remember these details). I also wrote and published in MT some articles about Little Red and the CS history. BTW, Lee Gray was still alive and told a story that Bill Cosby borrowed it - all this is in the CS Registry book. Hardback color nicely published about 12 years ago. That was a long time ago, and I sold my CS to build a 35 Ford traditional hot rod that I raced. The CS is in Australia now, and the 35 Ford is in Switzerland now. Because of it's history that convinced Iaccoca to build the CS, I would believe Kevin Marti 95%. The other 5% would be for anyone's human error. I also paid him to write a VIN report for me about the CS. He knew it and Little Red very well. I state this only on Kevin's reputation if he agrees with this recent find. I could write chapters on this car, but will stop here.... I only have my humble 07 Shelby GT-H convertible these days. So, still have Shelby close to the heart...who knows where in the world it may wind up. Right now my kids want it to stay in family. So, until I'm dead (or senile - quite likely) it stays here until they come get it....
  7. Are you using your stock wheels for winter tires?
  8. After years of fading, I am replacing vinyl stripes. Got another set for free. But the old stripes are "melted" into the paint on the bumper. No edges left. They turned sorta brownish. Just the bumpers. I have a vinyl shop friend try everything. He has never seen this happen. He said putting new vinyl over old won't work either. We tried and it just blew off. We may have to sand the bumpers down. It's wierd. Any ideas?
  9. What the hell? They still use vinyl stripes? One of the worst decisions they made in 06 and 07.
  10. Cerveni C series lower without foglights option? Any would need some mods probably. Just noticed these and wanted to pass along. Maybe helps.
  11. Please forgive me if I am way off base here, but could the lower grill needed be modified from one of the many American Muscle carries?
  12. Did you do something different with your headlights? From the angle of this picture it looks like the clear plastic cover is removed?
  13. Mine burnt out so often that I just gave up and unplugged them.
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