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Old 07/07/2008, 10:48 AM   #1

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Most Famous GT/CS coming up for sale.

Yes. I'm going to sell my GT/CS.
It will go up for sale in August, 2008. This is just a head's up for folks on this site.

I will be mailing fliers to everyone in the Registry in late July with the details.

390-4-speed--type car. Original Maroon paint. This is the cover car for the 1989 book (that inspired the late model GT/CS), and will be featured in the new book. It is THE premiere GT/CS in the Registry, owned since April 1974 by myself, the GT/CS Registrar. This is the CS that inspired the GT/CS Registry and book.

This will be offered to serious buyers only, for a premium price.

thank you,
Paul M. Newitt
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Old 07/07/2008, 11:35 AM   #2
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What? WHAT?

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Old 07/07/2008, 03:32 PM   #3
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Old 07/07/2008, 05:31 PM   #4
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I hope this decision is being made because it is time to move on, and not to finance the book project. Good luck with the sale.


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Old 07/07/2008, 08:19 PM   #5

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Why, why, why , why, why?
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Old 07/07/2008, 09:18 PM   #6
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Paul: this is of interest & I would appreciate the details when you are ready to send them out. I'm probably not on your registry as I don't now own a 68 but I am looking
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Old 07/07/2008, 09:34 PM   #7
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Paul, I know you have thought this through for a long time, but dont have sellers remorse. Steve.
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Old 07/08/2008, 01:09 PM   #8

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Are you sure?? Please say it is not for the book. I'll order more!!!!!
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Old 07/08/2008, 07:10 PM   #9

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Of course, this is a very hard decision, and in some ways, I feel like I'm selling off part of myself. My CS has been "everywhere twice", including long trips to BC Canada, (photo is it on a BC Ferry to Vancouver in 1985) and up the backside of the Sierra Nevada on Hiway 395.

I don't have the place to tear her down and go through her properly. If I did, then there's no place to park her without concern. I've had 35 years with her, and I jokingly call it my "first marriage"...LOL....

It's partly for $$ for the book, but I'm developing a new business, and the money will help, that too. I can't keep her, and I need to move on after the book is out.

But, I really appreciate your concern, because it shows just how much you love your own GT/CS.

Let's hope that she gets a good new owner.

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Old 07/09/2008, 02:48 PM   #10

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Gee, I hope you win the lottery so you can fund your new venture. That car is part of you................and I hate to see you go separate ways. I know this would be a tough and difficult decision for me.


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Old 07/12/2008, 05:41 PM   #11

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Paul, I would be interested in your car when you decide it is for sale. I've been looking for a rare GT/CS for sometime. Can you please contact me when you're ready. REgards, Rohan
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Old 07/12/2008, 08:12 PM   #12

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I certainly appreciate all the interest in my GT/CS. Yes, it will be a very difficult decision to let go of something I've had for over 34 years.

I'll be sure to contact all interested parties when I compile the car's information late in July.

Thank you, too for all your kind thoughts about me and my car. And yes, it's been a very long and memorable ride.

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Old 07/19/2008, 08:51 PM   #13
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Let me know the info. when you get ready to sell, I'm interested.

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Old 07/22/2008, 10:28 AM   #14
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Are you ever gonna buy another gt/cs???


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Old 07/25/2008, 10:03 PM   #15

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Paul, I am surprised by your decision and I know the decision wasn't an easy one sir. I am considering selling my "Royal Maroon" up here in Canada. I have only owned her for just about year I received some news about my health that leaves me with many very difficult decisions in the future. My 16 year old son would prefer I keep the car. I think he has some plans for it when he gets his licence next month

I truly believe the 68 Mustang GT/CS is truly one of the most beautiful vehicles ever produced. We are all very fortunate to own such a unique automobile. My opinion
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