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    Epic!!!!

    There's no real way to describe meeting the S7 under-the-flesh. The chassis is a complete work of art and engineering. There's muc to be learned from it's design.

    On the floor was one of the last employees of the project. He was very informative and knew where most of the parts went. We chatted about the demise of Saleen for every reason and it all made sense- too high of a overhead.

    The Saleen was funded by another company, which when split-off, took posession of all the assets/ip around 2008. The company was up for sale several times, but which each agreement there was never an exchange of funds, even with final price agreed. The caretaker is very dedicated in preservation of the cars and tooling. I asked what's in it for him and he simply stated, "I care."

    As expected, the viewing was VERY low traffic. I met a gentleman from Washington and he'd like to hire TH to retune both of his cars. The caretaker mentioned that the tuning was really never right on any of the cars, since the earlier models used a Mustang ECU. There was one prospect that looked at everything. He opened boxes and went down isle by isle and probably still there now. No doubt, he's a serious buyer, IMO, or maybe there's a big box of hidden treasures that he's in search of.

    The S7 is comprised of a billion different types of hardware. It makes one appreciate the Noble for many reasons. Simple is not a word one can associate with the S7 construction. There are two different sets of tooling, but the greenhouse is missing for the newer body.
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    Back home.

    I'm still on cloud 9.

    The highlight of my auto career is meeting Lee Noble, but this ranks up there!!!!! Never in my wildest dreams would I ever thought that I would be looking at DNA of the of an S7. The conversation I had Saleen's x-employee was priceless. There were 52 cars sold (1/2 were twin turbo) and 14 race cars across the world.

    The cars were registered as Saleen, not a component car. However that ended when the Feds. required airbags and crash testing.
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