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Anyone have any experience/feedback on the overpriced ratchet straps sold by Shelby? They sure look cool. I have yet to find a smooth operating set of ratchet straps. Wondering if these might be a higher quality ratchet mechanism than the ones I have been buying at the big box stores in town.
 

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Anyone have any experience/feedback on the overpriced ratchet straps sold by Shelby? They sure look cool. I have yet to find a smooth operating set of ratchet straps. Wondering if these might be a higher quality ratchet mechanism than the ones I have been buying at the big box stores in town.
Haven’t seen them Andy... got a link?

I assume you are talking about strapping the car down to a trailer...?
 

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Haven’t seen them Andy... got a link?

I assume you are talking about strapping the car down to a trailer...?
I ordered a set so I'll let you know how they turn out. Here is a link:
I'll probably never use them on my cars, but more likely on cycles, side by sides, quads, etc.
 
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I ordered a set so I'll let you know how they turn out. Here is a link:
I'll probably never use them on my cars, but more likely on cycles, side by sides, quads, etc.
Nice looking straps!

I ended up installing eTrack in my trailer last year. The straps I went with have dual ends... both hooks and eTrack ends that work quite well.
 

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Anyone have any experience/feedback on the overpriced ratchet straps sold by Shelby? They sure look cool. I have yet to find a smooth operating set of ratchet straps. Wondering if these might be a higher quality ratchet mechanism than the ones I have been buying at the big box stores in town.
I purchased them when they were on sale. They work great for me. Keep in mind, I think they’re only 8 feet long.
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They’re fine. I still need to use my hella long regular yellow straps as I have a 20’ dovetail and need some long straps back to the rear D hooks. They’re nice, but don’t ratchet any better than a regular set
 

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Thanks for the feedback. I'll post back when I have had a chance to use them.
 

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Is your car on those boards for more downward force on the straps? Haven't seen anyone do that before.
I believe Ron and Tim both did that so the drivers door would clear the escape hatch on the trailer.
 

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Is your car on those boards for more downward force on the straps? Haven't seen anyone do that before.
I believe Ron and Tim both did that so the drivers door would clear the escape hatch on the trailer.
Exactly! The driver’s side escape door opens above the trailer fender, which was too high for a low Mustang. Ron and I both installed ramps or “ramp-overs” in our trailers to make the cars compatible with the escape door.

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Genius.
 
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