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What did you see on the road today?

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Hmmm...........I dunno. I thought I read somewhere that Chrysler's 1961 Imperial had Cadillac beat. If I'm not mistaken by a ­½" or so............

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Either which way, they're TREMENDOUS and the last of their kind! 

Oh my, that right there is drop dead gorgeous. 

I think this may be the color when I re-do my 61 Imperial builtup

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Not sure if it was the real deal or a replica(tribute, or whatever wording you choose)...a red '70 1/2 Baldwin Motion Camaro earlier this week.

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I believe this is a 63. When it pulled out in front of my, that's the date that popped into my head. When I got home and Googled, it seems my pea-brain was actually right.

Besides this, I saw about 10 classics passing on the opposite of the interstate today. Sadly, I dare not test the ability of my car to jump a Jersey barrier. And right after, on my own side of the interstate, I got stuck in a parade of Harleys. About 300 of them. Literally.

The '63 Corvair:

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Saw a silver Cobra the other day. Not sure if it was real or a kit car, but it was cool in any case.

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I was driving home from work last Friday and saw a 1959 Ford Galaxie hardtop.  Yesterday I saw an all original 1956 Chevy Bel Air convertible.  Pretty cool.  I have never seen these cars in my area before.

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Saw a silver Cobra the other day. Not sure if it was real or a kit car, but it was cool in any case.

Lucky !  99.9 % it was a kit but cool anyway !

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Just came back to Austin from Corpus Christi. Apparently there was a car show down there this weekend. There was a steady convoy of hotrods, lowered pickup trucks and muscle cars all the way up I-37. I didn't realize there were so many 32 Fords around. I was driving, so I didn't get pics, but some of them looked pretty nice.

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Saw this Friday leavin the yard. A very nice, 31 Ford, Flathead with Offenhauser heads. I heard there's a very clean Ford like the ZZ Top car around there too.

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I saw an early 1950s Dodge with 2 ton wheels  and a flatbed with racks. Had a pair of stacks behind the cab with flappers. It had a Willys gasser body on it that said FOB Buffalo NY across the trunklid.

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I believe this is a 63. When it pulled out in front of my, that's the date that popped into my head. When I got home and Googled, it seems my pea-brain was actually right.

Besides this, I saw about 10 classics passing on the opposite of the interstate today. Sadly, I dare not test the ability of my car to jump a Jersey barrier. And right after, on my own side of the interstate, I got stuck in a parade of Harleys. About 300 of them. Literally.

The '63 Corvair:

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Going by the chrome rings in the taillight lenses, it's a '64 - the '63 had a chrome blade with a bullet like the full-size cars did.

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Going by the chrome rings in the taillight lenses, it's a '64 - the '63 had a chrome blade with a bullet like the full-size cars did.

Thanks!

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Saw a plain white Mary Kay Chevy Cruze today, with Mary Kay spelled out in chrome finished, stylized plastic lettering on the back bumper (centered over rear bumper) and on the front doors (raked downwards towards the front of the car?!)

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I saw not one, but two mid-60s Camaros within 5 minutes. First was an orange coupe, then a white convertible.

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      I don't know what it is, but it was Southbound on Hwy 80 in Tombstone, Az

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Not on a road, but along side of one. I had to wait due some road work last week leaving Tobyhanna Army Depot in PA so I got the chance to snap a few pictures.

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I was driving in Desoto County this afternoon, and got stuck behind a geezer in a black Mercedes. Right as I started to pass, I saw that the car had a personalized plate that read "KILLER2".

That wormed around my brain-stem for a few seconds before I realize I'd blazed past Jerry Lee Lewis. I did get a look at the driver, and I am confident it was him. As soon as I realized who I'd passed, I tried to slow down to let him pass me, but traffic got thick. Oops. Would have been a great pic.

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What I saw on the road today- MY CAR! Fresh out of the body shop, wearing new paint on the hood and front fender, and headlights wet sanded & buffed. So happy!

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What I saw on the road today- MY CAR! Fresh out of the body shop, wearing new paint on the hood and front fender, and headlights wet sanded & buffed. So happy!

 

My condolences, Jon. Glad to see the patient pulled through looking fine!  :D

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Been up at a good friends shop doing some wiring on his 56 Ford F100. 0603161123-vi.jpg

One of his friends cruised up in another 56 F100.0603161202-vi.jpg

Here he is leaving.0603161203-vi.jpg

And while I was out chasing parts, I saw this 55 Chevy wagon 0531161346-vi.jpg

And this nice 40 Ford pickup.0601161348-vi.jpg

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Actually yesterday, saw a few "early birds" arriving at the Plunkett estate for the annual cruise this weekend. And true to form, my focus was on a model A sedan delivery...fenderless of course!  

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I saw a sharp black R32 (early 90s vintage) Nissan Skyline 4dr today, first 4dr one I'd seen around here..

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A Ferrari 430 Italia(?). Not really sure exactly. Not a big Ferrari fan. You just don't many around the Milwaukee area.

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