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Art & Inspiration Ford v. Ferrari... More Than a Movie.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Jive-Bomber, Nov 19, 2019.

  1. Rex_A_Lott
    Joined: Feb 5, 2007
    Posts: 979


    Watched it last night, I agree. Lots of old footage I'd never seen.
  2. low budget
    Joined: Nov 15, 2006
    Posts: 5,436

    low budget
    from Central Ky

    Saw it today, great movie, thanks again guys.
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    Joined: Jul 20, 2006
    Posts: 1,888


    Yes movies on Henry Gregor Felson books would be fantastic
  4. flatford39
    Joined: Dec 3, 2006
    Posts: 2,319


    The wife and I went and saw it today. I really enjoyed it but I knew who Ken Miles, Phil Remington etc. were before we walked into the theatre. My wife on the other hand tolerates my gear head background and encourages me to do more.

    She didn't have a clue about Miles and Shelby or what they all accomplished in a short period of time. It was interesting that at the end of the movie she was all teared up and wanted to know why Miles committed suicide.

    Didn't see that coming from her but it sure tells you that even people you know closely can have a total different take on things around them.

    The movie is worth seeing guys and Christian Bales pulls off a great Ken Miles.
  5. blowby
    Joined: Dec 27, 2012
    Posts: 5,961

    from Nicasio Ca

    Thought the same thing but on second look could it be an FE?

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  6. RmK57
    Joined: Dec 31, 2008
    Posts: 1,069


    The distributor is in the right place for a Ford FE. Not sure about the Holley carb with the auto choke set up on it.
  7. arkiehotrods
    Joined: Mar 9, 2006
    Posts: 5,470


  8. hotrodfords
    Joined: Apr 30, 2013
    Posts: 68


    Valve cover bolts are in the right place too.

    Probably an FE.
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  9. john worden
    Joined: Nov 14, 2007
    Posts: 1,456

    john worden
    from iowa

    A movie about Briggs Swift Cunningham II would be interesting.
  10. MeanGene427
    Joined: Dec 15, 2010
    Posts: 1,361

    from Napa

    It has a set of those el cheapo chrome valve covers on it- IIRC they are about $45. I have a couple sets to use on my test stand, don't care if they get dinged up
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  11. Jalopy Joker
    Joined: Sep 3, 2006
    Posts: 23,407

    Jalopy Joker

    arkiehotrods - Thanks for link
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  12. frank spittle
    Joined: Jan 29, 2009
    Posts: 1,622

    frank spittle

    Watched the Shelby America documentary on Netflix with my wife and agree with what has been posted here, it is a "must see" if you have seen the movie. My two sons went to the movie with me but now my wife wants to see the movie so I'll be seeing it again.
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  13. low budget
    Joined: Nov 15, 2006
    Posts: 5,436

    low budget
    from Central Ky

    Couldnt help but love all the power cars but that 63 ford country squire wag that was Kens family car,
    was also real eye candy for me:cool: not counting others....and the falcons on the assembly line was also a reconfigured work of art as well;)
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  14. toml24
    Joined: Sep 23, 2009
    Posts: 1,436


    In the 17 days after release the worldwide box office is $143 million.
    loudbang and arkiehotrods like this.

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