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Tom921

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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2005 6:16:21 PM

1962 Chevy Bel Air convertible. Red with white top. Nice condition.
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bongobro
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Message Posted: Apr 22, 2014 9:50:34 PM

1955 Chevrolet Bel Air 2-door sedan; India Ivory over Gypsy Red; near Pontoon Beach, IL
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mullingspices
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Message Posted: Apr 22, 2014 1:23:22 PM

1965 Chevrolet Impala 2 door
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 6:04:41 PM

68 Mustang convertible
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retcap201
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 3:01:18 PM

69 mustang
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mullingspices
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 2:39:31 PM

65 Lincoln Continental
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Cirdan
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 1:01:35 AM

'32 Ford Model A
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bongobro
Champion Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2014 7:24:09 PM

1957 Chevy Bel Air 2-door sedan; India Ivory over Onyx Black; gorgeous, right down to the spinner hubcaps! About 1/2 a block from my home in Granite City, IL
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BartandLisa
Champion Author Newfoundland

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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2014 5:50:34 PM

69 Roadrunner, being trailered
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jl1rp
Champion Author New Hampshire

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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2014 2:44:10 PM

Jag XKE
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bongobro
Champion Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2014 2:31:39 PM

1955 Ford Customline 4-door sedan (albeit with Fairlane "checkmark" trim along the sides); two-tone blue; in Granite City, IL
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nru
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 8:25:55 AM

48 Packard
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continental
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 8:20:49 AM

Black 1954 Mercury 2-door hardtop yesterday morning on Woodhouse Ave. in Wallingford, CT
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morrongiello
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 7:42:08 AM

old Lincoln Continental
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continental
Champion Author Connecticut

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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 7:35:47 AM

Red 1964 Plymouth Sport Fury hardtop yesterday morning in Wethersfield, CT
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continental
Champion Author Connecticut

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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 7:15:32 AM

Black 1968 Mustang coupe yesterday afternoon on East Main St. in Meriden, CT
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outlaw329
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2014 1:18:40 AM

Too many to say as there was a vintage car show here over the weekend.
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nru
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 10:40:15 PM

63 fairlane today
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srgamlin
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 8:11:19 AM

1970 Oldsmobile Delta 88
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 6:20:01 AM

1969 Firebird
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 6:16:20 AM

Yesterday I saw a mint white 1957 Thunderbird convertible.....beautiful car.....
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55Russ
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 12:23:29 AM

65 Chevy Impala today
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CivicCub
Champion Author Wilmington

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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 12:19:08 AM

Driving down my street in Wilmington, DE, a 1964 Ford Galaxie 500. Red w/black interior. Chrome wheels that didn't look good on the car, but it sounded sweet!
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 2:21:41 PM

68 GMC truck, blue on black
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CivicCub
Champion Author Wilmington

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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 12:52:49 PM

1956 Thunderbird, yellow w/white interior parked in front of my house! A buddy of mine who lives in the neighborhood, dropped by while I was changing the oil in my car. Beautiful Spring day here and everyone has their cars out!
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morrongiello
All-Star Author New York

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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 12:15:00 PM

old vw beetle
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jessjames
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 8:08:46 AM

El camino
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continental
Champion Author Connecticut

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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2014 7:44:16 AM

1966 Chevelle 4-door sedan in decent shape yesterday afternoon on Wadsworth Street
in Middletown, CT
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 7:37:35 AM

1973 Karmann Ghia
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 7:46:42 PM

1966 Cadillac Eldorado
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2014 6:34:31 PM

57 chevy
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Blubird
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2014 12:13:09 PM

66 Mustang
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bikergirlss
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2014 2:04:32 PM

Indeterminate year black Impala, awesome car!
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mullingspices
Champion Author Honolulu

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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2014 2:02:37 PM

1967 Plymouth Valiant
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mullingspices
Champion Author Honolulu

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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2014 1:42:03 PM

1957 Chevrolet, turquoise and white, looked like it just rolled off the showroom floor. Even the tires were new...still had the paper tags on them. The only fault I noticed was the tires were radial instead of bias, which made the ride height slightly lower.
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bongobro
Champion Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Mar 18, 2014 8:41:23 PM

Two today:

1948 Pontiac Chieftain convertible (street-rodded); black with white top; in Granite City, IL;

1957 Chevrolet 210 series 4-door sedan; grayish beige (may be a work in progress); near Pontoon Beach, IL
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 5:53:40 PM

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luvmyrv
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 3:14:22 PM

an El Camino...not sure what yr.
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BartandLisa
Champion Author Newfoundland

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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 2:40:30 PM

68 Firebird, green on green, on the Pacific coast
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bongobro
Champion Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2014 9:53:35 AM

1959 Ford Galaxie Sunliner (convertible); white over light blue; complete with Continental kit; in Collinsville, IL
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bongobro
Champion Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2014 12:04:47 PM

1965 Mustang 2-door hardtop; Poppy Red; in Granite City, IL
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BartandLisa
Champion Author Newfoundland

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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2014 5:57:57 PM

67 Chev van, blue plain jane
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mullingspices
Champion Author Honolulu

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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2014 12:31:46 PM

1964 Chevrolet Impala, blower sticking out of hood, white
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bongobro
Champion Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2014 6:46:39 PM

1967 Ford Mustang 2-door hardtop; Rangoon Red; near Collinsville, IL
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mullingspices
Champion Author Honolulu

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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2014 4:29:16 PM

1955 Chevrolet, black, rodded
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bongobro
Champion Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2014 4:18:02 PM

1963 Chevrolet C30 flatbed truck; that ubiquitous Chevrolet medium green; in Granite City, IL
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bongobro
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2014 10:43:16 PM

1967 Buick Skylark Custom 2-door hardtop; bright red; between Granite City and Collinsville, IL
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mullingspices
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2014 1:05:20 PM

Metropolitan Convertible in the annual Chinatown parade, carrying a princess. Also, several Corvettes carrying princesses and the queen ( the oldest vette was a 63).
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DLL66
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2014 4:05:52 PM

A 1960's era International pickup.
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ExEastCoaster
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2014 3:20:41 PM

66 Mustang Convertible CHERRY!
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mullingspices
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2014 1:59:13 PM

Ford Model A Woody
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