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Caroll Shelby Dead at 89.
Monkeyfister
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RE: Caroll Shelby Dead at 89.
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A Toast, and a Blessing to Mr. Shelby:

May the road rise with with you,
The wind in your hair,
May your engine keep purring,
With nary a care!

Thank you, Mr. Shelby.
Godspeed.


:driving:

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Post: #17
RE: Caroll Shelby Dead at 89.
This is a day of great sadness for all muscle-car enthusiasrs. RIP Carroll Shelby.

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Post: #18
RE: Caroll Shelby Dead at 89.
I met the guy out at his Shellby store at the speedway in Las Vegas. People treated him like a god, but I got the feeling he was pretty down to earth.

If you are ever in Vegas it is worth a trip out there to Shelby. Lots of cars on display. Plus you can order your very own Mustang Shelby GT 500. chuckle

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Post: #19
RE: Caroll Shelby Dead at 89.
I met CS at a SEMA event in the early 90's. A nicer man, you'll never meet.

It's bad when a legend passes...It's worse when the person was a true gentleman.

Drive on Mr. Shelby, drive on!Tissue
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Post: #20
RE: Caroll Shelby Dead at 89.

"On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero."
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Post: #21
beermug RE: Caroll Shelby Dead at 89.
Monkeyfister  Wrote: (05-12-2012 01:06 AM)
A Toast, and a Blessing to Mr. Shelby:

May the road rise with with you,
The wind in your hair,
May your engine keep purring,
With nary a care!

Thank you, Mr. Shelby.
Godspeed.


:driving:

Nice Mfister...Cheers

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Post: #22
RE: Caroll Shelby Dead at 89.
ID Rick  Wrote: (05-12-2012 01:13 AM)
I met the guy out at his Shellby store at the speedway in Las Vegas. People treated him like a god, but I got the feeling he was pretty down to earth.

If you are ever in Vegas it is worth a trip out there to Shelby. Lots of cars on display. Plus you can order your very own Mustang Shelby GT 500. chuckle

He also is/was producing GT40's. Saw a special on it on the speed channel recently.

If I ever won the lottery I'd be all over dat'...

For he hath fallen from his exaltation,
and received his portion.' (D&C 132:39).
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Post: #23
RE: Caroll Shelby Dead at 89.
Legendary man. Heartflowers
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Post: #24
RE: Caroll Shelby Dead at 89.
Bagatell  Wrote: (05-11-2012 11:20 PM)
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1965 Shelby Cobra


beautiful car..

sad

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Post: #25
RE: Caroll Shelby Dead at 89.
Red Auroras  Wrote: (05-11-2012 11:47 PM)
Regardless of what anyone think of Bill Cosby today, he did a funny as hell bit describing his first experience behind the wheel of a Cobra. RIP Mr. Shelby.
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Post: #26
RE: Caroll Shelby Dead at 89.
For those with the cash to burn, you can buy a GT 500 and have it converted into a 1,000 HP Shelby. His last wish was to see a 1,000 HP and he got his wish.


http://www.roadandtrack.com/tests/drives...helby-1000
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Post: #27
RE: Caroll Shelby Dead at 89.
JF Priest  Wrote: (05-12-2012 05:24 AM)
Red Auroras  Wrote: (05-11-2012 11:47 PM)
Regardless of what anyone think of Bill Cosby today, he did a funny as hell bit describing his first experience behind the wheel of a Cobra. RIP Mr. Shelby.
Tissue

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I remember that..years and years ago...Good Stuff! Cheers

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Post: #28
RE: Caroll Shelby Dead at 89.
Thats sad... Candle

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The wise man knows just enough to realize he knows very little.


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Post: #29
RE: Caroll Shelby Dead at 89.
What a cool guy. rip old fox.

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