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#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?
#39 of 1262 Re: I Get No Respect [210delray]
Nov 10, 2009 (6:27 pm)
Little brother is the Nash Metropolitan, as I believe there was no Rambler American in '57.
Rightyo! The American debuted the next year.
#40 of 1262 Re: Freddy [210delray]
Nov 10, 2009 (7:22 pm)
Or it could be the Beetle, which went from 6 to 12 volts much later, I want to say '63?? I used to have facts like this at the tips of my fingers.
#41 of 1262 Re: This one may be easy. [xwesx]
Nov 10, 2009 (7:25 pm)
I was wondering if anythingbutgm's might be the original CRX, but I don't believe it had racing roots? If it is the original CRX, that's the '84 model I believe.
#42 of 1262 is this too easy?
Nov 10, 2009 (7:33 pm)
Despite being a mere repaint of an existing wagon, with a few very minor changes to the suspension and tires, I singlehandedly turned my brand around, from heading for the grave to solidly prosperous for most of 15 years. I also spawned a little brother that quickly became the most popular trim in his own model line for many years.
Shucks, aint it funny what people will fall for with good marketing? Who am I?
Nov 10, 2009 (7:34 pm)
When I debuted in 1948 my maker thought I might sell a few hundred copies, but in fact I created a world sensation. I was a winning combination of styling, value and performance, and was, in fact, the fastest production car in the world, for a price that any middle class man could afford. I set the automotive world on its ear.
I am valuable today but nothing like a vintage Ferrari or a rare muscle car. I guess this is because i was made in rather large numbers for the type of car I was.
Some find me a bit of a bear to drive, but I am still considered one of the world's most attractive cars.
#44 of 1262 Re: is this too easy? [nippononly]
Nov 10, 2009 (7:37 pm)
"Despite being a mere repaint of an existing wagon"
Subaru Outback? Little brother...hmmm...Impreza? Forester?
#45 of 1262 Re: is this too easy? [texases]
Nov 10, 2009 (7:41 pm)
Yeah, that was too easy. You have to go back to the 60s and before for really good ones I think. "Little brother" was supposed to refer to the Outback Sport, which is technically a trim of the Impreza.
#46 of 1262 Re: A Star is Born [Mr_Shiftright]
Nov 10, 2009 (7:42 pm)
1948 Jaguar XK120?
#47 of 1262 Re: A Star is Born [Mr_Shiftright]
Nov 10, 2009 (7:44 pm)