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  1. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    Carol Shelby has passed at the age of 89.
    creator of the Cobra Roadster, the Ferrari beating Daytona Coupe and many other gorgeous iconic American muscle cars.

     

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  2. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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  3. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    You know you have accomplished a lot in life when you probably can be buried in a casket that has been branded with your name.
     
  4. Beef Supreme

    Beef Supreme Turbo Monkey

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  5. Uncle Cliffy

    Uncle Cliffy Turbo Monkey

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    Nice find. RIP.
     
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    289 Cobra. Do want.
     
  7. stoney

    stoney Part of the unwashed, middle-American horde

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    I opened this thinking, 'it better not be shelby'.
     
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    Scrub Turbo Monkey

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    R.I.P. Mr. Carol Shelby. I loved his work, ethics and attitude. True American and automotive legend and now his cars will go up in value even more now.
     
  9. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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  10. Scrub

    Scrub Turbo Monkey

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    I'm sure those turbo'd Dodge/Chrylsers will go up in price a few dollars more too. I never said over the top prices, just up. lol
     
  11. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    those little cars ripped. though calling that one in the back a Charger is/was dumb
     
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    ICEBALL585 Bacontard

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    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    Damn. Gonna have to fire up the Xbox and do some racing tonight.
     
  14. Rip

    Rip Mr. Excitement

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    Dang, RIP.
     
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    dante Unabomber

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    I had the exact same thought..... :(
     
  16. kazlx

    kazlx Patches O'Houlihan

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    :( :( :(
     
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    Uncle Cliffy Turbo Monkey

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    Friend of mine had one of these:


    SERIOUSLY out-of-control fast, with a stupid amount of torque steer...
     
  18. MTB_Rob_NC

    MTB_Rob_NC What do I have to do to get you in this car TODAY?

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    I had an 89 Daytona Shelby Turbo II. It was my first fast car and the beggining of my love for turbo cars. RIP Mr Shelby.
     
  19. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    Velocity TV is airing 3-part, 3hour mini series starting Sunday about Shelby!
     
  20. Da Peach

    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    I wonder if Cos will attend the funeral.
     
  21. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    who is that??
     
  22. Da Peach

    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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