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#35839 of 38573 Re: One of these is not like the other [boomchek]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
Feb 08, 2013 (12:32 pm)
Actually no one knows for certain where the term "spider" comes from, other than that it originates from horse carriage terminology---but no one knows why they called horse carriages that either.
My theory is that a "spider" horse carriage was configured to have the driver riding on a shelf at the back of the carriage, and that this is how actual creepy crawly spiders carry their young.
#35840 of 38573 Re: One of these is not like the other [Mr_Shiftright]
Feb 08, 2013 (12:33 pm)
That's pretty funny. Thanks for the history lesson!
Feb 08, 2013 (2:21 pm)
#35842 of 38573 Re: Two-tone [andys120]
Feb 08, 2013 (2:49 pm)
Looks like a '66 Mercury Comet Cyclone.
#35843 of 38573 Re: Two-tone [wgrafer]
Feb 08, 2013 (3:30 pm)
That's a good looking Comet IMHO. I think the Fairlanes of the '66-67 era are good-looking cars too.
#35844 of 38573 Re: Two-tone [wgrafer]
Feb 08, 2013 (3:45 pm)
Yup, it's a 1966 Mercury Cyclone GTA/390.
#35846 of 38573 Re: One of these is not like the other [boomchek]
Feb 08, 2013 (4:21 pm)
#35847 of 38573 Re: One of these is not like the other [explorerx4]
Feb 08, 2013 (6:42 pm)
So that's a California and a 458 in the back,
2X F430 (spider and coupe)
and a C6
#35848 of 38573 Re: Sedan Delivery> [andys120]
Feb 08, 2013 (6:53 pm)
Looks like a little van based on a postwar Fiat 500/Topolino