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Post  Mark Boesen on Mon Apr 07, 2014 10:49 pm

I saw today on msn.com the new Bronco

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Post  Cribbs74 on Mon Apr 07, 2014 10:52 pm

Hmmm, a little new and a little old. I think I like it.
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Post  roddie on Tue Apr 08, 2014 9:25 am

1969 Olds "Hurst" 442



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Post  Mark Boesen on Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:04 am

That's a great looking car, but I kinda prefer the pre-fastback style (pre-68) of the GM mid size car a little better.





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Post  roddie on Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:23 am

Mark... you forgot one...


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Post  Mark Boesen on Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:24 am

oops, them dam buicks!
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Post  Mark Boesen on Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:27 am

but....now, here's a fastback!
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Post  Cribbs74 on Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:31 am

You guys...... Let's get real  Very Happy 

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Post  roddie on Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:34 am

Mark Boesen wrote:but....now, here's a fastback!

Oh yes! That's real nice! There's just something about black lacquer on an automobile, that sets it apart.
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Post  crankbndr on Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:34 am

My first car, 62 Olds Starfire. The interior was leather and chrome, power everything with buckets and center console. It had a 400 CI engine, about 6 mile to the gal if I remember.
I only had two baby moons so they went on the front. affraid 
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Post  roddie on Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:38 am

You want "REAL" Ron? Here's a BIG BOY car for ya'  Laughing

1965 Buick Riviera GS.... Black of course!!!

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Post  roddie on Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:52 am

I'm just kiddin' around Ron. I love Mopars too... especially older ones.

1957 Chrysler 300C

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Post  roddie on Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:11 am

My Grandfather had this car back around 1964... I was 4 years old and still remember it. It was Antique White with the "Continental kit" too.

1957 Mercury Turnpike Cruiser.




It had a unique ventilation system with vents at the top front of the roofline and a "Breezway" rear window. My Grandfather used to tell me how a carload of his buddies could all smoke cigarettes while driving in a rainstorm.. just by opening the roof vents and cracking the rear window down a couple of inches.


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Post  Cribbs74 on Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:36 am

roddie wrote:You want "REAL" Ron? Here's a BIG BOY car for ya'  Laughing

1965 Buick Riviera GS.... Black of course!!!


Oh I know Roddie, I am just playing too. I just like Mopar. You notice mine is the only one moving? I wonder why that is?  Huh... 
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Post  Mark Boesen on Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:43 am

lol, cause the gm's and fords look fast setting still?
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Post  Cribbs74 on Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:49 am

Mark,

If you look very close you will see the GM and Fords are actually moving as well it's just the Challenger is that much quicker!

Seriously though I love all makes and models, heck I currently own 2 Chevy's a Dodge and an MG.

I even drove Mustangs for a couple years.... Shh

Roddie,

That Riviera is a beaut! But we both know that Challenger would give it a bare bottom spanking at the strip. tongue 
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Post  roddie on Tue Apr 08, 2014 1:09 pm

crankbndr wrote:My first car, 62 Olds Starfire. The interior was leather and chrome, power everything with buckets and center console. It had a 400 CI engine, about 6 mile to the gal if I remember.
I only had two baby moons so they went on the front. affraid 

My first car was a 1969 Chevrolet Kingswood station wagon that was my Dad's. It was originally this red color (mine had a roof-rack though.. and plain steel wheels/hubcaps) I "spray-bombed" it black... ditched the hubcaps, put chrome trim-rings/lugnuts on the wheels, a Holley replacement 2bbl and "Cherry Bomb-Q" turbo muffler. The 327 V8 it had, was a great motor. An old buddy of mine (God rest his soul...) named my car; "The Steel Pussy"...  Laughing 

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Post  Cribbs74 on Tue Apr 08, 2014 1:18 pm

lol! 
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Post  crankbndr on Tue Apr 08, 2014 1:34 pm

roddie wrote:
crankbndr wrote:My first car, 62 Olds Starfire. The interior was leather and chrome, power everything with buckets and center console. It had a 400 CI engine, about 6 mile to the gal if I remember.
I only had two baby moons so they went on the front. affraid 

My first car was a 1969 Chevrolet Kingswood station wagon that was my Dad's. It was originally this red color (mine had a roof-rack though.. and plain steel wheels/hubcaps) I "spray-bombed" it black... ditched the hubcaps, put chrome trim-rings/lugnuts on the wheels, a Holley replacement 2bbl and "Cherry Bomb-Q" turbo muffler. The 327 V8 it had, was a great motor. An old buddy of mine (God rest his soul...) named my car; "The Steel Pussy"...  Laughing 



In my opinion there is no sweeter sound than a 327 with Cherry Bombs, add a mild cam and even better. I used to idle mine down so you could hear each cylinder firing.
Aaaaaahhhhh that was fun.
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Post  roddie on Tue Apr 08, 2014 1:53 pm

excuse me while I get a tissue...  Crying or Very sad .... ok.. I'm alright now.  tongue   ah... the  memories!
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Post  stevej on Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:20 pm

I owned a '60 Starliner.
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Post  stevej on Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:23 pm

My aunt always let me cruise in her '63 C-DV when she was in town.
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Post  stevej on Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:26 pm

How about a '71 Riv' boattail...
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Post  stevej on Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:30 pm

King of the fins- '57 Imperial D-Elegance...
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Post  Mark Boesen on Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:03 pm

roddie wrote:excuse me while I get a tissue...  Crying or Very sad .... ok.. I'm alright now.  tongue   ah... the  memories!

hahahaha (old school lol)!!!

p.s. Ron, just kiddin, I like mopars, had a 70 charger 440, 4 spd. ...and the clock worked!
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