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MShutts

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Lincoln, Nebraska
United States

 

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About me and my passion for cars

I first fell in love with Mustangs before I even knew what a Mustang was. I was seven or eight years old and when my family would travel into Beatrice, NE we'd see this body shop that had a row of '70 Mach 1's parked next to it. I didn't know what a Mustang was but I knew that I wanted a Mach 1.

I got my Uncle's '70 Mustang when I was 17. It had been parked next to a barn for 22 years and had flood water get into it a couple times. It was a mess. I drug it out of the sunk in holes that it settled into and my Dad and had it running again later the same day. I spent my whole summer working on the car getting it cleaned up and learning a little about bodywork, mechanicals, the importance of good brakes, and wiring. It was a time I'll always look back and smile about. My Dad and I working on it together is one reason why I wish I still had that car around.

My first car

My first car was a '76 Delta 88, two door with a 455 ci 4 barrel that a little old lady drove before me.

My dream car

1970 Mustang Mach 1, 428 Cobra Jet, 4 speed, Graber Orange, Twister Edition. I've found one that the original owner has sitting out under a lean-to shed. It is in fantastic condition. Spoke with him a couple times over the years and he is starting to think about selling it but not quite there.

Car clubs I’m in

Capitol City Ford and Mustang Club
Mustang Club of America
Eastern Nebraska / Western Iowa Car Council

Favorites

  • Type of racing: NASCAR
  • Driver: Mark Martin
  • Driving song: Animals by Nickelback
  • Car movie: Gone in 60 seconds, the remake
  • Car magazine: Mustang Monthly

— Profile last updated: Sep 14, 2007

Date Joined Nov 2, 2006
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If you know anything about Fords then join...

Indiana, United States

 

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Anyone in the Lincoln, Nebraska area that enjoy's cruising, meet ups, car shows, and just simply talking about cars should join this group.

Nebraska, United States

 

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Logo for The Mustang Mafia of America

We are a group thats all about having fun with friends. We are based around the Ford Mustangs but welcome any and all car people to come and hang out with us. We never charge any dues and will take any mustang no matter the shape its in. If you can drive it your welcome to join. Since I...

Kentucky, United States

 

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United Stangs of America is a non-profit organization committed to uphold the history and delectation to all models and years of the Ford Mustang.

Florida, United States

 

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NO_MAS
Aug 16, 2008 at 10:59 pm
Beautiful 69 Stang - you did a awesome job bringing her back!!!
 
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May 30, 2007 at 8:56 pm
Thanks for the votes. I needed them; it was close!
 
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Apr 13, 2007 at 8:01 pm
Thanks Michael. K&R did a really nice job on my valve covers. Maybe Ford left them ugly so they could sell after market parts.
 

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Took Roxanne to the National Mustang Show in Oklahoma City

Filed under: 1998 Ford Mustang (Roxanne)

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I took Roxanne to the National Mustang Show in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma last weekend. She competed in the Daily Driver class and took a 1st place trophy home. I was pretty...

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It's licensed and on road

Filed under: 1969 Ford Mustang (Layla)

My '69 Mustang "Layla" is on the road now. Licensed, insured and all legal like. I'm taking her out to the Norris High School Show this weekend for a road test. She really isn't a show car as I did everything on it. The paint isn't professional and it...

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