Fresh out of high school in the summer of '65, 3 buddies and I drove from Minnesota to Southern California to see the beaches, girls, and cars. I have pictures on my garage wall of all the cars I've owned, but the head shaker is a photo of ones I didn't, taken through the fence at the Shelby plant at LAX. If we had pooled all of our money, and borrowed another $3000, we could have purchased one of the 21 Shelby GT350's lined up outside the building. They're now going for somewhere around $350K. Or if we borrowed another $4000, we could have had one of the 13 427 Cobras (now worth $3M each) staring at us through the fence like purebred puppies waiting for owners. Instead, we all ended up driving mutts.
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