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When cars were cool [Chevy]
Bits & Pieces ^ | August 2 2009 | unknown

Posted on 08/02/2009 5:52:19 PM PDT by Daffynition

Each August, Chevrolet Outdoor Billboards line Woodward Ave in Detroit for Cruise Weekend. These billboards feature classic Chevrolet muscle cars & great tag lines!



TOPICS: Business/Economy; History
KEYWORDS: automakers; bygonedays; chevrolet; daysofyore; generalmotors; gubmintmotors; musclecars; thedeadbeatofamerica
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1 posted on 08/02/2009 5:52:19 PM PDT by Daffynition
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To: Daffynition

nice. boy, what a time.....


2 posted on 08/02/2009 5:54:54 PM PDT by bobby.223
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To: Daffynition
Will Chevy build anything like this any more or will it be the Obamamobile?

3 posted on 08/02/2009 5:57:09 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Daffynition
OMG! Are those great! Thanks.

The fact that people can still think like this and that these bilboards aren't illegal means there's hope for America.

4 posted on 08/02/2009 5:57:52 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (The revolution IS being televised.)
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To: bobby.223

Owned em, built em, and raced em!


5 posted on 08/02/2009 5:57:55 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: mnehring

why you gotta go and mess up a beautiful thread with that shit?


6 posted on 08/02/2009 5:58:25 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (The revolution IS being televised.)
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To: Daffynition

You otta put a “Muscle Car Caucus” tag on this thread, to keep out the agitators.


7 posted on 08/02/2009 5:59:13 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (The revolution IS being televised.)
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To: Daffynition

"280 ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ"

8 posted on 08/02/2009 5:59:31 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Daffynition

Thanks for the ‘sweet’ memories


9 posted on 08/02/2009 5:59:50 PM PDT by Iowa Granny (A Penny Saved, is a Penny TAXED)
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To: martin_fierro
knock it off, please.

but then, what am I gonna expect from someone named "fiero?"

10 posted on 08/02/2009 6:00:27 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (The revolution IS being televised.)
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To: mnehring

11 posted on 08/02/2009 6:01:42 PM PDT by GSP.FAN (Only dead fish go with the flow...)
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To: Daffynition

Perfect !


12 posted on 08/02/2009 6:02:38 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: the invisib1e hand
Does this make up for it?

My neighbor just got a silver one that is pretty hot. I would but I owe Ford my next couple of buys. Their stock treated me well when they refused the bailout.
13 posted on 08/02/2009 6:02:49 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Daffynition

Thanks, seems like a million years ago. When I was in high school my best friends drove a 68 Camaro, a 68 GTO, and a 65 vette. Those were the days. My dad had a 69 LTD with a 390 under the hood. V8’s were the rule not the exception.


14 posted on 08/02/2009 6:03:32 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: the invisib1e hand
To late..
15 posted on 08/02/2009 6:03:36 PM PDT by GSP.FAN (Only dead fish go with the flow...)
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To: the invisib1e hand
but then, what am I gonna expect from someone named "fiero?"

Pontiac is fair game, too.

16 posted on 08/02/2009 6:04:31 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: bobby.223; the invisib1e hand
You know how at a funeral, you always try to say something nice about the dearly departed? Well, these billboards say it all. Lots of wonderful memories remain.


17 posted on 08/02/2009 6:04:59 PM PDT by Daffynition ("...... we are about to be czarred and fettered." ~ alterum ictum faciam.)
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To: mnehring

no, but you get credit for repenting.


18 posted on 08/02/2009 6:06:26 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (The revolution IS being televised.)
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To: mnehring

How about this for a retro on a C6 chassis?
http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.57classicchevy.com/images/789-chevy-1.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.57classicchevy.com/789-chevy.html&h=450&w=600&sz=65&tbnid=8rjxtAcSybLMrM:&tbnh=101&tbnw=135&prev=/images%3Fq%3D789%2Bchevy&usg=__YeoQWyFs0ZyONDfE9OX0VPYEo_s=&ei=azd2SpO-Kp6ntgfardyWCQ&sa=X&oi=image_result&resnum=4&ct=image


19 posted on 08/02/2009 6:07:12 PM PDT by mazda77 (Rubio for US Senate)
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To: martin_fierro
Go away GREENIE!


20 posted on 08/02/2009 6:07:28 PM PDT by Daffynition ("...... we are about to be czarred and fettered." ~ alterum ictum faciam.)
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To: Huskrrrr
V8’s were the rule not the exception.

They still rule.

21 posted on 08/02/2009 6:07:30 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (The revolution IS being televised.)
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To: mnehring

Me too. Bought F at $1.50 a share, for the same reason. Congratulations!


22 posted on 08/02/2009 6:07:52 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: mazda77

sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!


23 posted on 08/02/2009 6:08:03 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: the invisib1e hand

Indeed!


24 posted on 08/02/2009 6:09:14 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Huskrrrr

The return paid for the down payment on a home we are closing on in a few weeks. I feel I owe F. A Bullitt Mustang may be in my future.


25 posted on 08/02/2009 6:09:36 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Daffynition

Have you seen “Gran Torino” yet? (the movie, I mean). Gotta see it..old Detroit neighborhoods and a classic American car. Thanks for the pics of the old Chevys.


26 posted on 08/02/2009 6:10:58 PM PDT by FrdmLvr
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To: mnehring

that there is an American success story.


27 posted on 08/02/2009 6:11:13 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (The revolution IS being televised.)
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To: mnehring
Posted recently: Buying A 2010 Chevy Camaro? Take This 68-Point Checklist With You
28 posted on 08/02/2009 6:12:23 PM PDT by Daffynition ("...... we are about to be czarred and fettered." ~ alterum ictum faciam.)
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To: devolve; Daffynition; ntnychik; PhilDragoo; MeekOneGOP; dixiechick2000; Lady Jag; FARS; All; ...
CLICK PICTURE

29 posted on 08/02/2009 6:14:14 PM PDT by potlatch ( There is no education in the second kick of a mule.)
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To: FrdmLvr

No I haven’t .... will when it comes out on DVD. Thanks for the heads up.


30 posted on 08/02/2009 6:15:01 PM PDT by Daffynition ("...... we are about to be czarred and fettered." ~ alterum ictum faciam.)
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To: mnehring

ew, I’m being blinded. Ever notice, they are taking away the things one by one that real men like?


31 posted on 08/02/2009 6:15:03 PM PDT by television is just wrong (one bad ass mistake America!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: mnehring

2012: After the disastrous Obamamobile craze of 2009, Americans are just getting back on their feet......

32 posted on 08/02/2009 6:16:14 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: GSP.FAN

33 posted on 08/02/2009 6:18:49 PM PDT by Daffynition ("...... we are about to be czarred and fettered." ~ alterum ictum faciam.)
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To: Doogle

fantastic...


34 posted on 08/02/2009 6:19:53 PM PDT by rsobin
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To: mnehring
Will Chevy build anything like this any more or will it be the Obamamobile?

You just HAD to ask...


35 posted on 08/02/2009 6:20:05 PM PDT by Wardenclyffe
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To: Daffynition

I grew up during the golden age of American automobiles. The 50’s and 60’s. Goodness I loved those cars.

I remember my old 55 Ford with 272 would run like crazy and I could change the water pump in less than half an hour. I recently changed the one on my 302 and it took me two weeks and I had to take everything off the front of the engine. The newer ones are probably even worse.

The best car I ever had was a 65 Olds with 425 370HP engine. It went through my Father, my Brother, and finally me. I sold it with over 200,000 miles on it and it still ran like a bat out of hell. Never used oil and would cruise the interstate like it was idling.


36 posted on 08/02/2009 6:21:58 PM PDT by yarddog
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To: mnehring

GM was marketing the Camaro to gays to boost sales. Now no one wants to be seen in it (unless they’re gay).

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/07/08/gms-beefy-camaro-ad-targe_n_227888.html


37 posted on 08/02/2009 6:23:15 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Report to the Unification Center.)
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To: Daffynition

http://www.laubly.com/1948tucker.htm


38 posted on 08/02/2009 6:24:54 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: mnehring

Never lose the spirit.

39 posted on 08/02/2009 6:25:46 PM PDT by Richard Kimball (We're all criminals. They just haven't figured out what some of us have done yet.)
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To: dalereed
Al I know is, I wish I had this car back. (not mine but similar).

Currently have this one,but still needs work.....


40 posted on 08/02/2009 6:26:20 PM PDT by Bigh4u2 (Denial is the first requirement to be a liberal)
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To: Daffynition
The Smart Hot rod of the futurebumper car
41 posted on 08/02/2009 6:26:36 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: potlatch
Very nice!


42 posted on 08/02/2009 6:29:33 PM PDT by 50mm (I AM JIM THOMPSON!)
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To: yarddog

43 posted on 08/02/2009 6:30:22 PM PDT by Daffynition ("...... we are about to be czarred and fettered." ~ alterum ictum faciam.)
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To: Daffynition
"Mrs Peel....we're needed." Mrs Peel
44 posted on 08/02/2009 6:30:55 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Daffynition; All
...along these lines...do you folks have “cruise nights” in your area of the country? Where people with hot rods, customs, meet to hang out for a few hours on a weekly bases
45 posted on 08/02/2009 6:32:54 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Daffynition

It’s already out on DVD. Go rent it—you’ll love it!


46 posted on 08/02/2009 6:32:57 PM PDT by FrdmLvr
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To: Daffynition; Chieftain

i’m waiting for Chieftain to post his truck!!!


47 posted on 08/02/2009 6:33:24 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Pray for Israel! And Georgia ! And the Iranian people! and Honduras!)
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To: Daffynition
LOL.HaHaHaHa.
48 posted on 08/02/2009 6:33:39 PM PDT by GSP.FAN (Only dead fish go with the flow...)
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To: 50mm; devolve; Daffynition; All
That's a beautiful Edsel, is it yours? This is my 1957 Lincoln Continental MarkII. Original color.


49 posted on 08/02/2009 6:34:01 PM PDT by potlatch ( There is no education in the second kick of a mule.)
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To: Richard Kimball

50 posted on 08/02/2009 6:35:25 PM PDT by Daffynition ("...... we are about to be czarred and fettered." ~ alterum ictum faciam.)
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