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PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2021 6:13 am 
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1950 Austin Atlantic convertible. Left hand drive made for export sales.
There were a few Austin's and Morris's here. Most were 4 door sedans which were pretty small.

Dad had a station wagon that I think was probably a '52.
The tiny 4 cylinder motors didn't put out much in terms of power.

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'36 Mack Jr. pick-up.

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1926 REO Speedwagon, Model "G"

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:13 am 
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Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
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Sputnik-mobile telling people to "vote communist". I'm not sure what country.
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Eastern Europe go kart track.


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For well to do gardeners - a Porsche tractor
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From Australia - a Reo tank truck. Unibody construction could have been problematic on rough roads.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 10, 2021 10:30 am 
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Golden Dolphin plastic bus with turbine drive. Cruised at 125mph, the marketing brochure said.
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Buick marketing experiment from '61. Convertible top fabric available to match your home décor - or fave jams.
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Beemer's 1936 attempt at making a snowmobile
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:44 am 
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Haven't found anything about this one yet. Might be a one-off custom. SW

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 16, 2021 5:04 pm 
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This information is from Brooklin Models.

Labatt’s Streamliner was a unique sight in Canada fom 1932 until 1955. The tractor chassis was produced by White Motor Company and the trailer chassis by Fruehauf. Designed by Count Alexis de Sakhnoffsky, the bodies were crafted by Smith Bros. Body Works of Toronto.


They made 10 of these. They were ordered in 1941, but due to war were delayed until 1947. First Canadian truck with antijacknife tech and first to use airbrakes.
Powered by a 135 horsepower six cylinder five speed gasser.


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 16, 2021 7:04 pm 
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Hogger,

The Sputnik mobile is in Italy or at least the flag is. The image is black and white so it is difficult to see the three vertical colors of the Italian National flag behind the PCI flag. I could not make out the front badge, but there are not many pickup trucks with gullwing doors.


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 16, 2021 7:46 pm 
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Thanks for checking on both! Italian is plausible for the Sputnik-mobile.

I was thinking somewhere in the Balkans, but nearly all countries have a different alphabet there. Mostly Cyrillic or Greek. SW

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 16, 2021 7:49 pm 
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The architecture looks like Rome and at the top of the photo it looks like four horses and an angel/chariot a common feature on the tops of some buildings/? ummm, maybe.

Final guess: Quadriga on The Vittoriano? The angel or victory has an outstetched arm and is not holding anything. A flag pole kind of makes it looks like a spear, but I think that is artifact.


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 16, 2021 9:25 pm 
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I asked on a Euro site where I participate, and they also said Italy. Good eye! SW

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my problem with a lot of those adds was you can get the car but the girl was not an option ..........WTF , ill pay extra


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 19, 2021 11:00 am 
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There's a good variety of rides in this one. It was in a "retro" photoset and only mentioned parking lot of a concert. SW

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Neat customs!
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Like the Lincoln style first photo.
Wonder what the roof line looked like before it was cut.
Seen a '46 Chrysler Windsor yesterday.
I didn't have time to get the little canon or phone out- it was gone before I could move.
Love the original midnight black that the older cars often wore...

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:31 am 
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Early electric car - plug in not needed
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I posted this mainly for the drag racing image. Back then you could get speed accessories like a "3/4 race cam" or suction cup valve grinding kit from JC Whitney.

Also a toilet paper oil filter kit for your late 40s - early 50s Chev or GMC pickup. SW
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High dollar kiddie pedal cars.
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Old school leather belt drive. Stay home when it rains!
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I can just see getting my leg all wrapped up in that belt. It wouldn't be pretty.

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Most complicated starting sequence ever! SW


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i will assume there was no shot in those 12 bore cartridges ? nifty tractor


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 1:59 am 
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They did something similar in the Flight of The Phoenix movie with a modified revolver to start the plane's engine.
Can't imagine putting something together like that without a lathe.
It pays to have an engineer or 2 in your crew...

Like that vid a lot!

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:11 am 
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I have see lots of animated videos on how things work, but never on how a "coffman" starter works. There are single, triple, and six shot types. Apparently the smokeless powder/cordite acts on a separate piston to engage the starter ring gear at least on the later models. It was only recently that I came to at least partially envision how this occurs. Lots of useless verbal explanations. One animated video worth 10,000 words.

The one on flight of the phoenix was of the single shot type with only one chamber. If I am wrong educate me. Correction: I viewed the last part of the Phoenix and it looks like that Coffman/ersatz starter had six chambers, but I think it was studio made since it really did not look like the lock mechanism of the Coffmans I have seen. Additionally and more important was that there was no provision to mechanically or electrically fire the shell primer. The top of the cover was flat.


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