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A Big Shout Out to Mike Everson!

I picked FFR6911 back in April 2009. After 2 years of trial & error and a lot of help from Mark Dougherty I was finally able to get legal in April 2011. There she sat for 5 years in gel coat as life got in the way and I wasn't entirely sure that my skills were up to the challenge to get the project finished. Fast forward, I ended up taking a job in South Korea but just before I flew out I dropped off a very ugly duckling with Mike Everson.

Long story short, Mike transformed the duckling into the car of my dreams. It's sweeter than I ever imagined. I can't thank Mike enough. A big shout out to a miracle worker.

Thanks Mike!

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That's a great story. And looks like you now have a great Build ! Congrats to you and thanks to Mike, job well done.


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Great shout out, and color combo!

Mike, FFR 4263 MKII, Red/Silver, 331 and Loads of FUN!!!!
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Hard to miss the mark when you have a couple of the best helping you along...congrats and well done...da Bat
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Very nice, congrats! Mike is a great guy and does awesome work.

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great job Paul
Mike does a great job
glad you finally have it finished up

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Nice looking car, like the paint Best of luck with it.


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