ChrisTropea
ChrisTropea Associate Editor
4/25/22 3:16 p.m.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/lsh0JqwMjkk

Before starting GRM, Publisher Tim Suddard owned a Shelby GT350H–back when you could find one of these Hertz rent-a-racers for relatively little money.

Today, well, things have changed, but Tim recently checked out a GT350H whose owner didn’t let it go too early. Presented by CRC Indus…

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David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
4/26/22 12:07 p.m.

More states should do the stacked letters on their license plates. 

Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
4/26/22 12:46 p.m.

In reply to David S. Wallens :

I always feel like people overlook the license plate when it comes to customizing a car. It doesn't have to be a vanity plate, but I always appreciate the way a specialty plate can stand out in traffic.

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
4/26/22 2:08 p.m.

In reply to Colin Wood :

I agree, the details matter. 

rustomatic
rustomatic Reader
4/26/22 7:02 p.m.

Legend is that certain enterprising types rented these, swapped in basic car 289s, then returned them to Hertz as slower vehicles.  Seems like a lot of work for 80 horsepower or so . . .

gearheadmb
gearheadmb UltraDork
4/26/22 9:54 p.m.
rustomatic said:

Legend is that certain enterprising types rented these, swapped in basic car 289s, then returned them to Hertz as slower vehicles.  Seems like a lot of work for 80 horsepower or so . . .

Yeah but in 1966 engine swaps were easy, and 80 hp was alot.

grover
grover GRM+ Memberand Dork
4/26/22 10:40 p.m.

80hp was a much larger percentage bump than it is now. 

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