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bongobro
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2008 10:36:37 AM

Considering that a 1983 Chevrolet Citation can be now legally registered as an antique vehicle in most states (!), it's now time we honor the survivors of the dullest decade in American motoring...now this may take some doing since most models didn't change very radically from one year to the next...

I'll start the ball rolling with:

1985 Chevrolet El Camino; medium blue metallic; not bad for a Camino! Seen in Collinsville, IL
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mullingspices
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1990 Dodge Spirit
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A pair of Chevy Celebrities today:

1986 4-door station wagon; silver over black, and not too far away was a
1987 4-door sedan; solid white and loaded so heavily with junk it almost looked like a low-rider!

Both in Granite City, Illinois
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83 Dodge 600
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1985 Pontiac Parisienne Brougham 4-door sedan; blue vinyl over medium metallic blue; (first year of the '81 Bonneville rear clip and only year of this style without a center high-mounted stop lamp); in Collinsville, IL
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Bronco
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Plymouth Sundance circa 1983
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1982 Toyota pickup.
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1982 Dodge Aries K
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Orange '85 Mustang - fitting for Halloween!
bongobro
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 4:10:54 PM

Probably one of the most bizarre vehicles I have ever seen:

1986 (?) Daihatsu Hijet Jumbo S82 pickup truck. Not exactly jumbo in size, this is what is the Japanese cause a "kei" size vehicle; the smallest size car sold in Japan, due to licensing reglations. (Think of the infamous Subaru 360 of 1968-71.)

This vehicle is roughly the size of a golf cart, and, in St. Louis, was often used as a light-delivery vehicle on college campuses like the three-wheel Cushman trucksters of the early 1960s. For what it's worth, it's white; seen in Granite City, IL



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88 Mercury Cougar, for sale
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82 Lincoln Continental today at lunch time
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1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera SL 4-door sedan; light metallic blue; in Granite City, IL
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1987 Pontiac Fiero GT coupe (with the "fake fastback" roof); maroon; in Collinsville, IL
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1989 Mercury Grand Marquis
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1987 Buick Century wagon
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88 Dodge Ram 4x4
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1988 Ford Country Squire station wagon; "French Vanilla" (a creamy sort of cross between white and yellow that was the rage that model year); along Interstate 270 in St. Louis County, MO
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81 Camaro Z28, for sale
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1981 welfare GM , missing a door, window, donut tire
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82 Datsun 280ZX
I liked the 240Z better
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1986 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Regency 4-door sedan; dark blue; in Collinsville, IL
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81 Corvette for sale down the street
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1988 Plymouth Sundance
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1934 Buick (Back To The Bricks- Flint, MI)
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1982 Mercedes 300D. Lives in my neighborhood, so I see it all the time.
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1984 Chrysler new yorker
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1967 Plymouth Valiant
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81 Honda Civic at an A & W cruise
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1984 Oldsmobile Omega 4-door sedan; faded gray, but one of the few X-cars I've seen as of late; in Collinsville, IL

1990 Plymouth Laser hatchback; red; also in Collinsbille, IL
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1983 Chrysler New Yorker
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87 Buick Grand National
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1990 Plymouth Laser sport coupe; faded red; in Collinsville, IL
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1983 Chevy Chevette....Mattawa, Ontario

1986-89 Porsche 928 s4.....Huntsville, Ontario

1985 Audi 5000.....Corbeil, Ontario
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81 Camaro Z28, red on tan
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81 Chrysler Imperial
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83 GMC Caballero
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88 Nissan Pulsar, red of course
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89 chevy pickup
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1981 Chevrolet El Camino Conquista; gold and beige; very nice! In Granite City, Illinois
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88 Fiero, final year
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1985 Crown Victoria Station Wagon.
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Toyota Starlet
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83 Mercedes 280SL - about 5 minutes ago
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1985? Plymouth Gran Fury
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1990 Honda Accord, for sale
If it had been a 2 door coupe I would own it now
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1985 AMC Eagle 4-door station wagon; black; near Walnut Ridge, Arkansas
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82 Corvette, black on tan
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1986 Plymouth Gran Fury 4-door sedan; maroon; in Collinsville, IL
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88 Dodge Ram, tutone blue, for sale
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1987 toyota Camry
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