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 Post subject: Cruise Night
PostPosted: Mon Jun 07, 2021 1:34 am 
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Road Runner.
Nice accurate restoration, except for the wheels.
A set of Cragars or Red Dots would do the car more justice than the modern aluminum shown.

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Somebody's an aficiondo to go as far as the repro decals. Deep pockets.

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Early and rare Olds 442 coupe.
This was the first car that actually really impressed me.
I had actually driven a blue block delta 88 a bit when the 442 hit the pavement.
I have to look this one up as I'm not entirely sure of the year.
Very nice restoration.

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It's a '67 model year with the hottest factory performance options available- the W-30 package.
Big block 400 4 bbl backed by a Muncie 4 speed manual transmission, and a limited slip differential, and of course dual exhaust. It covered the quarter mile in 14.2 seconds and reached 103 mph. to do so. 0-60 in 6.3 seconds.

Quite a car....

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 Post subject: Re: Cruise Night
PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:51 pm 
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i recognize that 67 , i had a 67 cutless back in the day the 330 was no slouch but that 442 was a go getter to be sure , parting with that car was one of my harder choices back when , i loved the ride


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 Post subject: Re: Cruise Night
PostPosted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 3:41 am 
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Ratter Pontiac of unknown vintage.

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'57 Chev Nomad. Very nicely done. More restoration than customization.
Wheel wells extended for the get-going wheels and tires.
Shortened rear axle.
Custom steering wheel and column, and floor shifter.
Otherwise a ground up restoration.
I'll have more on this one in a bit if anyone's interested.

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Dodge Charger SLE.

Everything I put into this thread is a local vehicle...

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 Post subject: Re: Cruise Night
PostPosted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 3:57 pm 
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A little more....

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Not exactly sure what it was originally.

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Cool repro hood ornkament.

I have a few more of this car to get resized and posted...

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 Post subject: Re: Cruise Night
PostPosted: Fri Jun 18, 2021 3:54 am 
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A few more of the short body rod....

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 Post subject: Re: Cruise Night
PostPosted: Sun Jul 18, 2021 3:04 am 
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Think this is a '71 Polara. Definitely Dodge. It's in ratter mode...
Nikon D-200, 200mm f4 nikkor at 1/250 sec at f5.6, ISO 400.

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Early 50's Chev 1/2 ton. Looks '53-ish to my eyes.
This was quite a crop. The lens was at the hard infinity stop.
About 350-400 yards distant.
Nikon D-200, 200mm f4 nikkor at 1/125 sec at f8, ISO 400.

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 Post subject: Re: Cruise Night
PostPosted: Sun Jul 18, 2021 10:26 pm 
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i remember cruise nights , those were summer nights full of fun and expectations and some unforeseen consequences


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