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    We saw ford vs Ferrari last night.Great movie.

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    Thanks Mike. Glad to hear that. Our Corvette club is going to see it within a couple of hours.
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    • #3
      Just got out of the movie. Very good, great depiction of Shelby, and Miles.

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        Braz, welcome to MECF. We are glad you joined us.

        My Corvette club just went to the movie this afternoon, and also enjoyed it thoroughly.
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        • #5
          Welcome Braz. I concur that it’s a captivating movie.

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          • #6
            Saw it last night on IMAX screen great race movie. Good story and a lot of really good race scenes. 👍👍👍👍

            FYI Netflix documentary “24hr War” is very good also.
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            • #7
              Originally posted by ssr Mike View Post
              We saw ford vs Ferrari last night.Great movie.
              I agree, great movie & great price IF you go early enough here ....
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              • #8
                I really enjoyed the movie this past weekend. Very entertaining and highly recommended.

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                • #9
                  I’m a big Shelby fan and Corvette fan. The movie was great and not a lot of Hollywood stuff. Ken Miles actually got killed testing Ford’s new GT design called the J car. After his death they scraped the J car and the GT 40 Mark IV went on to win the next race. As a matter of fact when LeMans banned the 427 The Ford GT 40 with the small block went on to win 2 more times. Just a remarkable design .I’m sure Hollywood had no way to duplicate the J car but it was one ugly duckling. See picture. Click image for larger version  Name:	567CB14A-7B39-40D9-B77B-C1146677D9D9.jpeg Views:	0 Size:	29.8 KB ID:	90790
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                  • #10
                    What was the reasoning to ban the ford 427?

                    total dominance?

                    thanks for the insight.

                    favulous and fun movie

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                    • #11
                      Loved the movie ... saw it in IMAX. Great racing scenes. Acting was great!
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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by JB View Post
                        What was the reasoning to ban the ford 427?

                        total dominance?

                        thanks for the insight.

                        favulous and fun movie
                        Ferrari had some pull and got it banned.
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                        • #13
                          Great movie! Not too Hollyweirded out. I wish it would have been made when Shelby was alive and had oversight. On jay Leno's show, Damon said they did not use CGI on the race scenes. They were great. My wife said it made her too tense, HaHaHa.
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                          • #14
                            A number of people that know I have the Vettes are highly recommending this movie and have said it was really well done with a good story. Not something my wife will go to the movies for, but I'll definitely check it out once it is released post theatres.

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                            • #15
                              My wife isn’t into cars like I am but she loved the movie and understood how I’m hooked. Plus she goes to the 24 hour Daytona with me. So the scene with the Daytona race helped her understand the whole Shelby thing. Finally after 46 years and many Shelby cars in the past. My first 66 Shelby GT 350 back in 1979. I’ve owned as many Shelby’s as Corvettes. 50/50.
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