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My car went down the assembly line on February 22, 2007. I had it delivered to Five Star Ford in Scottsdale, Arizona. On this day April 3rd, 2007 I drove up to the dealer TOTALLY surprised with what I was going to see. I had NEVER even test drove any model S197!! Frankly, didn't want to. I wanted to be surprised like not finding out boy or girl!

 

When Gina and I drove up on this sunny day about 85 degrees out...there were other customers standing around it googooeyeing it! I was soooo proud! It was M I N E !!

 

 

 

Seems a lifetime ago, as I never keep a car much more than a couple years. Now...50 years old...I am so happy to be part of the Ford and more importantly, SHELBY extended family! :happy feet:

 

Thanks to you all for the years of friendship on this forum! I can't wait till spring to finally meet a bunch of you!

 

BIKEBOY (Chris)

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Happy 4th Chris........... happy%20feet.gif Sounds like a fantastic day my brother.

 

 

 

 

Our 4th was back on January 3rd. Ordered her in September...........she was on transport in December..........picked her up from dealer right after the Holidays.

 

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My car went down the assembly line on February 22, 2007. I had it delivered to Five Star Ford in Scottsdale, Arizona. On this day April 3rd, 2007 I drove up to the dealer TOTALLY surprised with what I was going to see. I had NEVER even test drove any model S197!! Frankly, didn't want to. I wanted to be surprised like not finding out boy or girl!

 

When Gina and I drove up on this sunny day about 85 degrees out...there were other customers standing around it googooeyeing it! I was soooo proud! It was M I N E !!

 

 

 

Seems a lifetime ago, as I never keep a car much more than a couple years. Now...50 years old...I am so happy to be part of the Ford and more importantly, SHELBY extended family! :happy feet:

 

Thanks to you all for the years of friendship on this forum! I can't wait till spring to finally meet a bunch of you!

 

BIKEBOY (Chris)

 

Hay Chris i have not been able to keep up as much as i normaly do,What did you decide to do about buying the GT350? :peelout:

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Hay Chris i have not been able to keep up as much as i normaly do,What did you decide to do about buying the GT350? :peelout:

 

Robert-

 

Thanks for remembering. I had the car for sale on Ebay and had a couple of serious guys. One ended up buying a Vette, and the other bought a red GT500 in his state. The 500 was heavily modded and he was going to mod mine anyway. So for a thou more...he bought the one already done. I think fate is telling me something here...KEEP CAR! :headscratch:

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My car went down the assembly line on February 22, 2007. I had it delivered to Five Star Ford in Scottsdale, Arizona. On this day April 3rd, 2007 I drove up to the dealer TOTALLY surprised with what I was going to see. I had NEVER even test drove any model S197!! Frankly, didn't want to. I wanted to be surprised like not finding out boy or girl!

 

When Gina and I drove up on this sunny day about 85 degrees out...there were other customers standing around it googooeyeing it! I was soooo proud! It was M I N E !!

 

BIKEBOY (Chris)

 

Happy B Day. Love your mirrors!

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My car went down the assembly line on February 22, 2007. I had it delivered to Five Star Ford in Scottsdale, Arizona. On this day April 3rd, 2007 I drove up to the dealer TOTALLY surprised with what I was going to see. I had NEVER even test drove any model S197!! Frankly, didn't want to. I wanted to be surprised like not finding out boy or girl!

 

When Gina and I drove up on this sunny day about 85 degrees out...there were other customers standing around it googooeyeing it! I was soooo proud! It was M I N E !!

 

BIKEBOY (Chris)

 

Happy B Day. Love your mirrors!

 

SLC- thanks!

 

I get that single most comment wherever I go. Lot's of folks run them on their S197's...I think they just 'pop' on white more-so? A little tough to see outta. But u get used to 'em.

 

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Wow...once again, wow!

 

I did some digging around in the SHELBY box tonight, and came up with this shot taken by Mom in April after the car was a few weeks old. I had already done the mirror covers and the GT/CS quarter scoops. I had also done the FRPP mufflers, I think. Oh...and the H&R rear lowering springs.

 

That's the driveway of my old home in Scottsdale Az. Man-o-man, I don't miss Arizona!

 

That was the single car garage for the SHELBY too in that house. The banner on the wall was given to me by my selling dealer a few months later in the year, as they told me I was the only one that was going to get a white coupe for the year and I could come down and pick it up!

 

I remember sitting on the back patio at this house every single weekend... a year and a half prior to this photo, reading every single car mag I could get my hands on that had ANY info on the GT500's!! By the time it got delivered on April 3rd, I had all of these mods in the boxes in the garage waiting for it to arrive. I had done all my homework, and had it all planned out. Gina was furious with me at the time. I will never forget it.

 

Today, to think that I've driven it in two countries, only 5000 miles from new.....................................crazy.

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Where can I get one of those posters? :drool::drool::drool:

 

I know, right? :happy feet:

 

They are dual sided...made for the stealerships windows. Heavy vinyl construction. Not available for sale to the public. However, there is Ebay Motors. B)

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I know, right? :happy feet:

 

They are dual sided...made for the stealerships windows. Heavy vinyl construction. Not available for sale to the public. However, there is Ebay Motors. B)

 

 

I got mine from my dealer......................buy a second car............get a banner. Such a deal :doh:

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