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ReadTomPaine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 05:53 PM
Response to Reply #43
45. The FBI ordered a bunch as government cars in the day...
Edited on Sat Mar-11-06 05:53 PM by ReadTomPaine
Now that is one car you don't want to have tailing you!



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  -Post a pic of your favorite American "Muscle Car". maveric  Mar-11-06 04:49 PM   #0 
  - 67 GTO  Maddy McCall   Mar-11-06 04:54 PM   #1 
  - Didnt that have a 442?  maveric   Mar-11-06 04:58 PM   #3 
  - Actually, it think it was a choice between a 400 and a 421.  flvegan   Mar-11-06 05:02 PM   #5 
  - 400 V8. I think Pontiac started putting 442s in them in 68.  Maddy McCall   Mar-11-06 05:03 PM   #6 
  - 69 GTO  maveric   Mar-11-06 05:27 PM   #30 
  - Over the years, the GTO was offered with 3 engines; a 389, a 400 & a 455  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 05:29 PM   #31 
     - Thanks for the info.  Maddy McCall   Mar-11-06 05:35 PM   #35 
     - You might be thinking of the Olds 442  Capn Sunshine   Mar-11-06 05:56 PM   #49 
  - That's not a car  DS1   Mar-11-06 06:11 PM   #59 
  - 1987 Grand National and the 1969 Yenko Camaro  flvegan   Mar-11-06 04:56 PM   #2 
  - The Buick guys used to smoke the C4 Corvettes of the day at the ...  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 05:42 PM   #39 
     - The T/A was faster and more nimble too. They used the GNX engine  flvegan   Mar-11-06 05:50 PM   #43 
     - The FBI ordered a bunch as government cars in the day...  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 05:53 PM   #45 
        - In 1987, Car and Driver called it "the car Darth Vader would drive"  flvegan   Mar-11-06 05:54 PM   #48 
           - I have that issue, actually!  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 06:02 PM   #52 
              - The engine is bulletproof.  flvegan   Mar-11-06 06:08 PM   #57 
                 - The N/A ones I've driven are really strong right off the line...  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 06:23 PM   #63 
     - For you Buick lovers. The 56.  maveric   Mar-11-06 06:33 PM   #65 
  - '74 Pinto Squire with Rally Wheels and Wood Paneling  Rabrrrrrr   Mar-11-06 05:01 PM   #4 
  - Exploding gas tank and all.  maveric   Mar-11-06 05:05 PM   #8 
  - My 'rents had one when I was a kid  LeftyMom   Mar-11-06 05:07 PM   #10 
  - Of course there is, and I owned one back in the day. Aaah, memories...  blondeatlast   Mar-11-06 05:25 PM   #29 
  - Here's what I drive now.  maveric   Mar-11-06 05:03 PM   #7 
  - NIIICE.  Maddy McCall   Mar-11-06 05:05 PM   #9 
  - Mine is a 5-speed so my mileage isnt too bad.  maveric   Mar-11-06 05:10 PM   #13 
     - Yes, they do look retro.  Maddy McCall   Mar-11-06 05:14 PM   #17 
  - Oh, you bastard! I'm stuck with a 2003.  Rabrrrrrr   Mar-11-06 05:08 PM   #12 
  - How is the low end torque on the new 4.6?  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 05:57 PM   #51 
     - Mine's not too bad off the line. It could be faster IMHO.  maveric   Mar-11-06 06:08 PM   #56 
  - How about a 69 Chevelle SS?  maveric   Mar-11-06 05:07 PM   #11 
  - 1969 had the 454, and 1970 went to the 496  flvegan   Mar-11-06 05:11 PM   #15 
  - here's mine...  bridgit   Mar-11-06 05:10 PM   #14 
  - WOW! That top one is awesome! What is it?  maveric   Mar-11-06 05:11 PM   #16 
     - Chrysler 300, my dad left me one, i still have it in storage...  bridgit   Mar-11-06 05:14 PM   #18 
        - Hold on to that one.  maveric   Mar-11-06 05:16 PM   #21 
           - needs new upholstery, and the rubber products: belts, hoses, that...  bridgit   Mar-11-06 05:19 PM   #23 
              - Wow, a 300 with a Hemi is a true gold chip car...  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 05:39 PM   #38 
  - Here'a a 69 Nova SS. 460.  maveric   Mar-11-06 05:15 PM   #19 
  - 1962 Corvette  Blue Belle   Mar-11-06 05:16 PM   #20 
  - A friend had a 60 Vet. The Black & White model.  maveric   Mar-11-06 05:18 PM   #22 
     - My boyfriends is just like the one I posted...  Blue Belle   Mar-11-06 05:19 PM   #26 
  - My Uncle had a 68 Shelby when I was a kid...  dicksteele   Mar-11-06 05:19 PM   #24 
  - Another 2: 1973 Detomaso Pantera and the 67 Corvette 427  flvegan   Mar-11-06 05:19 PM   #25 
  - '67 Corvette  lizziegrace   Mar-11-06 05:21 PM   #27 
  - The '67s had that great two tone hood...  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 06:10 PM   #58 
     - Actually, that one is an '80 or an '81  flvegan   Mar-11-06 07:01 PM   #75 
        - Yep, it was the best shot of the body style I could find quickly!  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 07:03 PM   #77 
           - Actually, the '80 was a great car.  flvegan   Mar-11-06 07:17 PM   #80 
              - They are pretty inexpensive these days for a used Corvette as well.  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 07:19 PM   #81 
                 - As I told friends of mine at the time  flvegan   Mar-11-06 07:24 PM   #82 
                    - Heh. I used to have a '69 Stingray.  Spider Jerusalem   Mar-11-06 07:49 PM   #84 
                       - A '69? What was under the hood?  flvegan   Mar-11-06 08:05 PM   #85 
                          - 427?  maveric   Mar-11-06 08:14 PM   #86 
                          - 350, ported heads, mildly stroked (to 377)...  Spider Jerusalem   Mar-11-06 08:40 PM   #89 
  - When it comes to this era, I prefer Mopar...  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 05:24 PM   #28 
  - 71 Camaro 402.  maveric   Mar-11-06 05:30 PM   #32 
  - I love the split bumper 1970 Camaros..  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 05:34 PM   #34 
  - Remember this beast? 1967 Dodge Charger.  maveric   Mar-11-06 05:34 PM   #33 
  - I prefer the later ones - 68 & 69... tho by 1970 they lost a lot of charm.  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 05:37 PM   #36 
  - Hudson Hornet  yorgatron   Mar-11-06 05:38 PM   #37 
     - I *love* the interior...  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 05:51 PM   #44 
  - And the 1970 Dodge Challenger.  maveric   Mar-11-06 06:07 PM   #55 
     - Nice shot! Never saw one in metallic blue before...  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 06:13 PM   #60 
  - Don't know if this counts as a muscle car ...  TheBaldyMan   Mar-11-06 05:43 PM   #40 
  - Recent reunion shot of GT40's...  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 05:48 PM   #42 
     - The new one is a beast.  flvegan   Mar-11-06 05:53 PM   #46 
     - I dunno, that was the GT40's beauty, it was a muscle car that could handle  TheBaldyMan   Mar-11-06 05:57 PM   #50 
        - Big difference, though.  flvegan   Mar-11-06 06:06 PM   #54 
     - I would have loved to have been deafened by that lot.  TheBaldyMan   Mar-11-06 05:54 PM   #47 
        - The dollar value in that photo tallies like a Defense Dept. budget sheet!  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 06:05 PM   #53 
  - 1970 "Mickey Thompson" Trans Am.  maveric   Mar-11-06 05:46 PM   #41 
  - '68 Corvette L-88  Capn Sunshine   Mar-11-06 06:14 PM   #61 
  - Great shots!  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 06:17 PM   #62 
  - I just had to post this one again. Oh so beautiful!  maveric   Mar-11-06 06:29 PM   #64 
  - Is that Eleanor?  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 06:42 PM   #66 
     - Her name could be Priscilla for all I care. I LOVE this car!  maveric   Mar-11-06 06:44 PM   #68 
        - "Eleanor " resides in Santa Barbara  Capn Sunshine   Mar-11-06 06:49 PM   #70 
        - There's a cottage industry selling replicas of that car..  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 07:06 PM   #78 
        - "Eleanor" was the name of the Mustang from "Gone in 60 Seconds"  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 07:02 PM   #76 
  - I really like the 66  Capn Sunshine   Mar-11-06 06:43 PM   #67 
  - Yes that's what the "H" is for on the side of the car in the second photo.  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 06:48 PM   #69 
  - Here's a 2007 Shelby SVT Cobra.  maveric   Mar-11-06 06:49 PM   #71 
     - oooooh....Cobra  Capn Sunshine   Mar-11-06 07:36 PM   #83 
  - Toss up  DainBramaged   Mar-11-06 06:50 PM   #72 
  - Here's one you might not have ever seen...  flvegan   Mar-11-06 06:52 PM   #73 
  - Vector, such a troubled story  DainBramaged   Mar-11-06 06:58 PM   #74 
  - "Automobile" magazine did a piece on these about a year or so ago..  ReadTomPaine   Mar-11-06 07:15 PM   #79 
  - The original, and still the champeen  Oeditpus Rex   Mar-11-06 08:16 PM   #87 
     - Do NOT get me started on the wheel issue.  flvegan   Mar-11-06 08:26 PM   #88 
 

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