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Offline tobkob

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Which MCA Class
« on: March 18, 2016, 11:57:20 PM »
I am planning to take my '69 GT350 to St. Augustine next month. My restoration was finished Nov. 30th with some details left to complete. I am planning to drive occasional short distances to local shows and dates with my wife. I have driven it 5 or 6 times so far (a lot of rain this winter). I will be trailering the nearly 500 miles to Florida and I need to know what class I should enter.

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TOB
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Offline Richard P.

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Re: Which MCA Class
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2016, 07:44:06 AM »
It is my understanding that the MCA Classification folks will help with making the determination as to what class your car should fall in. I'd personally think that it would fall in the Concourse driven class.

Offline mmsnyr8120

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Re: Which MCA Class
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2016, 01:32:17 PM »
Ask this question over at the MCA website. 

Offline J_Speegle

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Re: Which MCA Class
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2016, 03:09:18 PM »
So you have a fairly fresh restoration that you plan on driving.  Sounds like it could go either way Driven or Trailered but would expect that classification may put you in Trailered once they look the car over

Was the car built to the Driven or Trailered rules (rules spell out the differences)  If built with reproduction tires, battery and such I would suggest that you show it in Trailered IMHO your car will fit better, then after some use and enjoyment you can moving it down to driven
Jeff Speegle

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Offline tobkob

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Re: Which MCA Class
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2016, 11:01:03 PM »
Thanks for the answers. I emailed the show chairman and he said someone at the show would determine which class I would be in. This will be my 1st MCA show so I didn't know how it is determined which class. Jeff, it is still fresh and I wondered about trailered, and I did try to restore as close to original as I could (repro tires, battery, Scott Fuller exhaust. etc.).
Thanks again

TOB
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Offline ruppstang

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Re: Which MCA Class
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2016, 11:17:23 PM »
I thought when you posted your project finished pictures I would love to see that car in person. I'll be at the St Augustine show judging 67-68 Shelby's so you can count on that I'll give it a look! You will find a lot of good people that will help you find you way around your first show. Tari and I run the Tally room and if you have any questions you can find me there. If before the show PM me.
Good luck
Marty

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Re: Which MCA Class
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2016, 11:32:23 PM »
................ Jeff, it is still fresh and I wondered about trailered, and I did try to restore as close to original as I could (repro tires, battery, Scott Fuller exhaust. etc.).


Yes run it through Trailered IMHO.  Judges will catch a number of things you likely over looked (typical especially with fresh cars) but it looks like you've gone the extra mile and prepped the car for great things. Besides, though your going against a "standard", You'll get some interesting looks if you run it in driven from the other owners  ::)

Good luck and have a very safe trip to and from 
Jeff Speegle

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Offline tobkob

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Re: Which MCA Class
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2016, 11:36:21 PM »
Thanks Marty, it will be great to put a face with the name. If anyone else is there from this forum I hope we meet up.

TOB
« Last Edit: March 20, 2016, 10:06:37 AM by tobkob »
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Offline tobkob

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Re: Which MCA Class
« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2016, 11:41:35 PM »
Thanks Jeff, I kinda thought as much since it's still fresh, although my son took it for a spin this afternoon ( while I was mowing grass), I told him to be careful with my "Grandson's Shelby". He's 8 months old. ;D

TOB
« Last Edit: March 19, 2016, 11:55:20 PM by tobkob »
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Re: Which MCA Class
« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2016, 10:11:57 AM »
I am helping a friend with a 69 Shelby GT 350 and would like to look your car over Ron Wheeler will be there he has 66 GT 350 H , and a thoroughbred 67' those will also be nice to see!
Look me up and say Hello.
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