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sd550hp

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About sd550hp

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  1. I am saving the dates. We met at the Vegas Bash. Looking forward to it.
  2. I don't know what car is coming, I just know I am
  3. While I think the suspension is a big improvement and a difference in the engine. I got my 500 because of the retro look. I think the newer 350's are good looking cars, but the retro is the one I want in my driveway. I have tracked it and it does good enough for me. So I get it,
  4. the only thing I know about is the coolant change. There are two cooling systems to service on the car. The supercharger and the engine. If anyone knows of more I too will be anxious to hear.
  5. I would check with a body shop. There are companies out there that can make a damaged dash or door panel look brand new. I had a body shop here rebuild a door panel in my Bronco because no replacement part was available and it came out great. The same guy took care of a cigarette burn on the dash of my F350. Totally gone. I don't know the magic he used, but impressive for sure.
  6. Congratulations. I would say welcome back but it sounds like you never left. Those F1's didn't work on a cold day here in Arizona, so I cant imagine someplace that has winter.
  7. If all goes well, I will bring the Cobra. I like to play on that track and it would be fun to take a different car. It will be a new learning experience for sure. Should hit the road again next week. New aluminum 427 big block stroked to a 482. I always have the GT500 for backup. Cant wait.
  8. I don't drive mine enough to know in the top of my head, but if you have the screen, is there a settings? Also, the settings where the light preferences are have any timer?
  9. I am curious. While I have been attending with my GT 500, how out of place, or un-cool, would it be to bring a Superformance 427 Cobra? I am in the process of a new engine and would like to play with it on the track like I have with the Shelby. I know Hillbanks is always well represented there so I figure all is good, but I thought I would ask.
  10. Most of the time, we get on theses forums when we are looking to buy, excited for our order or are having a problem. So I ask those that are just out enjoying them, where are they now? When I was researching my potential car I must have read all the posts. I get the car , 2012 GT500, in 2014 with 5k on the clock and I am excited and re reading because now I am one of you. I bought lots of Shelby T shirts and hats, but last time in Vegas, I pointed to the walls in there and said to my wife, see, I don't have every shirt and hat. Mostly I just drive it. For me it is a weekend cruiser. I have only put on 16,000 miles. I live in Arizona and it has been on a couple trips to get those miles. I have been doing the Shelby bash in Vegas each year and playing on the track with other Shelbys, Drove to Sonoma Cal for a Shelby event, two track days and drove it home along the coast highway. Became a member of a local performance driving club and got in a few more track days. Take it to cruise in's, hang with some Mustang guys, basically take it out just to enjoy it, not to get from point A to B. The only modifications have been, DOT 5 brake fluid and decorative side scoops, like the 60's cars had. I do not see a need to modify it. But in fairness, I have a reproduction 427 Cobra, that does get modified, so that itch is scratched. As the car has been so trouble free and I am not constantly modifying it, I find I am not on here as much. However I have not lost the excitement of the car. It is as much fun now as when I got it. I can't wait for the next bash, but........... I just might bring the cobra. So, how about you?
  11. I to keep looking for new posts here and haven't seen much. I have had one Phoenix track day since the bash. A few show and shine trips. Mine stays stock so my big repair has been a battery. That's not very exciting but, I'm still here.
  12. I just booked. They said they had plenty of rooms for our group. As stated, you have to call and use the code. If not, yes, they are sold out to all those not of Team Shelby.
  13. Yes, you will get hooked for sure. My first track day was last years bash. Since then I have had 3 more track days. New front tires, new brake pads and fluid upgrade. Can not wait.
  14. its on my calendar and I am just waiting for registration to open. I know its going to be fun
  15. I am late to posting here so these are from the mini nats at Sonoma
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