cars from my not so distant past

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David Bathie
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cars from my not so distant past

#1 Post by David Bathie » Thu Mar 27, 2008 12:06 am

This is me with my 1964C Coupe at a car show on Long Island,NY in the late 1980's.Please note the vintage registry sticker in the window.I was a member before they assigned you a number.
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Bill Bixby
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#2 Post by Bill Bixby » Thu Mar 27, 2008 11:19 pm

Circa 1973, a windy day in Baja....'63 Sunroof Coupe,(should have got more of the car).
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Pete McNulty
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#3 Post by Pete McNulty » Sat Mar 29, 2008 3:25 am

Mary is lookin' good!
 

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#4 Post by Alan Robinson » Sat Mar 29, 2008 11:55 am

Bill Bixby wrote:Circa 1973, a windy day in Baja....'63 Sunroof Coupe, (should have gotten more pics of Mary).
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Bill Coghlan
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Picture From Way Back When

#5 Post by Bill Coghlan » Sun Mar 30, 2008 2:18 pm

Here's a picture of the Speedster I bought in the summer between high school and college (1965). I was working at a family plating business in the Watts area south of Los Angeles when the infamous riots broke out (forcing me to take a few days off which gave me a lot of time to drive that car). This picture is a scan of an old Polaroid shot with a thumb print forever captured in the old coating that was applied to prevent fading (you can see it on the passenger door). I traded my hot rod '61 VW for this car - hot rod VW, to me, was an extractor exhaust, homemade short shifter and Porsche decals in the quarter windows.
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Matt Anderson
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#6 Post by Matt Anderson » Thu Apr 17, 2008 7:06 pm

Is that an Impala or Biscayne parked in front of the Speedster? And the Ghia in the background. Cool pic.

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Bill Coghlan
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I think it was an Impala

#7 Post by Bill Coghlan » Thu Apr 17, 2008 8:25 pm

I think it was an Impala and that Ghia belonged to the plant engineer - it was immaculate and he was always wiping it down every chance he got. I was working as the shipping clerk and the UPS driver was always trying to talk me into make a dune buggy out of my Speedster.
 

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