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#29 of 1262 Re: I Get No Respect [bhill2]
Nov 10, 2009 (2:28 pm)
Way to go bhill2! Nicely played. I kept having the 1968 Vette on the brain because it had its problems, but it didn't fit the other criteria - mainly that you'd never confuse a 1968 Corvette with its one year older version - the 1967 (which was actually supposed to be the first year for the Mako Shark design).
That whole Saturn thing hurt my head thinking about it. You guys are good.
#30 of 1262 Re: I Get No Respect [bhill2]
Nov 10, 2009 (2:32 pm)
bhill2 - any chance you're a Mopar product from the 1950's?
#31 of 1262 Re: I Get No Respect [parm]
Nov 10, 2009 (2:47 pm)
I'm also conjuring up dog dish hubcaps on something from the 1960's. A real sleeper. Am I even remotely near the ballpark??? . . . . you know, like two bus tranfers and a train ride away?
#32 of 1262 Re: I Get No Respect [parm]
Nov 10, 2009 (3:11 pm)
You are half right. I am from the '50s. I should mention that calling me an 'intermediate' may be somewhat misleading, since that term was not widely used at the time. However, it is true that I had both a smaller and a larger sibling.
#33 of 1262 Freddy
Nov 10, 2009 (3:47 pm)
OK, I'll bite.
I was ubiquitous, but my year was the last before a major electrical change. And look at my new hubcaps!
This should be easy if you are familiar.
#34 of 1262 Re: I Get No Respect [bhill2]
Nov 10, 2009 (4:34 pm)
First thought is a 1957 Rambler Rebel, although those were considered compacts at the time. Although in all fairness, they were closer to intermediate...even if that term hadn't been coined yet.
IIRC, the Rebel had something like 270 hp, in an engine around 291 CID?
#35 of 1262 Re: This one may be easy. [anythngbutgm]
Nov 10, 2009 (4:57 pm)
I am way out of my element here, but is this a Sentra SE-R?
#36 of 1262 Re: I Get No Respect [andre1969]
Nov 10, 2009 (5:15 pm)
You get the latest gold star, Andre. I am indeed the 1957 Nash Rambler Rebel. As you said, I was considered a compact at the time, but I had a big brother (the Nash Ambassador) and a little brother (OK class, who can be the first to name my little brother?)
#37 of 1262 Re: I Get No Respect [bhill2]
Nov 10, 2009 (6:08 pm)
Little brother is the Nash Metropolitan, as I believe there was no Rambler American in '57.
#38 of 1262 Re: Freddy [tlong]
Nov 10, 2009 (6:15 pm)
This has to be a 6-volt to 12-volt conversion in the early 50s. Could it be the '52 Ford?