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Personal Model Cars

Most visitors to my home eventually notice that a model car is parked on one of the display shelves in the living room. Sometimes two shelves feature a miniature automobile. Every few months, the displays feature different cars. New acquaintances … Continue reading

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Buckle Up

The first seatbelts I remember were in dad’s 1961 Buick LeSabre.  He installed two sets of lap belts for the front bench seat. They were dull red nylon web fabric and fastened by means of threading one end through a … Continue reading

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Corvair’s Demise

I’ve long thought that Chevelle, Camaro and Corvair are peculiar names.  I’ve heard that Camaro is a made-up marketing word.  Others claim that Camaro is the French word for comrad.  I tend to believe that it’s a marketing invention. Chevelle, … Continue reading

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Vettes

June 30th is known for many historical events throughout the years.  Since today is Saturday, I don’t think I want to go on about The Night Of The Long Knives in Hitler’s Germany of 1934.  The fact of the first … Continue reading

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