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    First Briggs built Packard bodies: 1941 Clipper.

    First Briggs built Packard bodies: 1941 Clipper.
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    Transmission: Look at the 1P Ford part number prefixes I listed...

    Look at the 1P Ford part number prefixes I listed in post #7.
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    Transmission: Rich, did you consider this may be a Ford trans?...

    Rich, did you consider this may be a Ford trans? IP-77886 is an original Ford part number that was replaced (updated) in the 1960's.

    Here's a page from the 1949/59 car catalog with similar numbers.
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    Spectrum - The Longest Day - TCM - 5:00 PM PST ...

    Spectrum - The Longest Day - TCM - 5:00 PM PST

    Operation Neptune-Overlord: The troops were landed at the wrong place on Omaha Beach...facing a mammoth sea wall.

    In the film, a huge hole is...
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    These look like pocket watches, the face has to...

    These look like pocket watches, the face has to be a reproduction, due to similar watches the guy is selling. In fact the entire watch may be, a made in China copy.

    Dash mounted clocks from the...
  6. Electrical: Some people may be interested in the fact that...

    Some people may be interested in the fact that this Ford switch is the same as Studebaker, that's why I listed the part number, posted a pic of it.

    If it took two weeks for you to get a speedo...
  7. Electrical: C1AZ-13480-A (replaced 0A-13480) .. Stop Lamp...

    C1AZ-13480-A (replaced 0A-13480) .. Stop Lamp Switch (Motorcraft SW-24) / Available from Ford & auto parts stores.

    1940/66 myriad FoMoCo vehicles.

    Here's a pic of the little darlin' (13480)...
  8. Courier (rebadged Mazda) & Capri (sold in Europe...

    Courier (rebadged Mazda) & Capri (sold in Europe as the Ford Sierra, or something like that) parts catalogs. No Pantera (nee deTomaso Mangusta) parts catalog.

    In 12+ years on FTE, I've looked up...
  9. Well, that was just it inre to the British &...

    Well, that was just it inre to the British & Dutch, allies of both the Aussies and US

    What was left of the navies of these four countries were formed as ABDA (American/British/Dutch/Australian)...
  10. What US allies helped to save Australia from the...

    What US allies helped to save Australia from the Japanese? Except for the Aussies themselves, there weren't any. The Dutch Navy was decimated as was the British Navy and once Singapore fell, the...
  11. 7 December 1991, I attended the 50th anniversary...

    7 December 1991, I attended the 50th anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor at the USS Arizona Memorial.

    Walking thru the parking lot after the ceremonies concluded, I spotted a Toyota Camry...
  12. The Ghost That Died At Sunda Strait - W.G....

    The Ghost That Died At Sunda Strait - W.G. Winslow - Naval Institute Press - ISBN 0-87021-218-4

    This is the story of the heavy cruiser USS Houston (CA:30) a member of the Asiatic Fleet, what...
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    Pre-production model.:rolleyes:

    Pre-production model.:rolleyes:
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    First Ragtime ditty: "At A Georgia Camp Meeting"...

    First Ragtime ditty: "At A Georgia Camp Meeting" (1891) by Kerry Mills.
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    The Cadillac 331 OHV V8 gets the credit, though...

    The Cadillac 331 OHV V8 gets the credit, though by whom, I cannot recall. Some people claim that Ford introduced the first flathead V8, but that's BS.

    Besides Cadillac and Cole, the Olds Viking...
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    Yes, I'm aware, but the term Muscle Car was...

    Yes, I'm aware, but the term Muscle Car was coined by Motor Trend in the mid 1960's, so prior...there was no such thing.

    Motor Trend was 'born' in 1949. First "Car of the Year" was the 1949...
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    I don't recall that Motor Trend stipulated that...

    I don't recall that Motor Trend stipulated that the engine came from the same make car, but that makes sense.

    Every Muscle Car engine from that era came from the same make.

    Pontiac Catalina...
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    The first 'factory' T-Bird with a back seat was...

    The first 'factory' T-Bird with a back seat was the 1958, 1958/60's are referred to as "Square Birds" by enthusiasts.

    In 1957, an aftermarket company offered what they called a "Bird Nest." This...
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    What is the Studebaker full sized car that...

    What is the Studebaker full sized car that donated its engine to a mid sized Studebaker car?

    The Golden Hawk (I owned one once) used the Packard V8 (352), what other Studebaker came with a...
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    Motor Trend coined the terms Muscle Car & Pony...

    Motor Trend coined the terms Muscle Car & Pony Car, so they had the right to define each.

    Packard was a full sized car, but it was not a Studebaker. No T-Bird is a Muscle Car, as they came with...
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    Caption in one of the 56J's photographs: 1956...

    Caption in one of the 56J's photographs: 1956 Studebaker Golden Hawk - America's First Muscle Car.

    This is a lot of hooey! It's no more a Muscle Car than a 1960 Corvair is!

    When the term...
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    But only if it was loaded. The 210 freeway was...

    But only if it was loaded.

    The 210 freeway was just reopened, the closure caused a massive traffic jam that most people that live in LA LA Land have experienced many times before.
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    In the 1970's, Moorpark Auto Wrecking (SoCal) had...

    In the 1970's, Moorpark Auto Wrecking (SoCal) had a Scotsman station wagon with wire wheel covers.

    I didn't get them, a local guy w/a 1956 Golden Hawk grabbed them after I told him they were...
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    Packard erected a new V8 engine plant and parts...

    Packard erected a new V8 engine plant and parts depot in Utica, adjacent to their test track.

    When Packard folded, the parts were shipped to South Bend, the test track was sold to FoMoCo.
    ...
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    Rich, Frank French told me that when Studebaker...

    Rich, Frank French told me that when Studebaker stopped selling cars, he and Walter bought all the 1966 cars that SoCal dealers would sell them. Several times, they bought the dealers parts inventory...
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