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Yesterday 04:08 PM
brickyardboy OK, I'll gave you question # 3: These were from 1937 Chrysler Airflow C17. Why were they unique?
02-06-2016 01:48 PM
brickyardboy Ok, guys, here's one that will probably make you put your thinking cap on. Pictured are a pair of hubcaps, obviously for a Chrysler Airflow. Three questions:
1.These caps were unique in what way, compared to other Airflow wheel covers.
2.And, these covers were unique in how they were constructed in what way?
3. What year did they fit?
02-06-2016 12:34 PM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by brickyardboy View Post
Mazda R360 coupe.....
That is correct. The Mazda Rado was only available in Japan.

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Come on BYB give us a good one.
02-06-2016 12:10 PM
brickyardboy Mazda R360 coupe.....
02-06-2016 11:09 AM
BuzzLOL That late 1950's British Frisky's Sprint was an interesting design... kinda like USA was also trying to do... don't think I would call it attractive though... hard to believe the British were buying 10-20 HP cars at a time when Americans were buying 80 - 390 HP cars...

02-06-2016 10:39 AM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
1958 -1961 meadows Frisky
Great guess but no.

Did you know about the Frisky before my question?

Here's a little info about Meadows autos.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meadows_Frisky

Now back to the question.

BB
02-06-2016 09:27 AM
496CHEVY3100 1958 -1961 meadows Frisky
02-06-2016 09:03 AM
boothboy No one has stepped up yet so I'll ask a quick one.
What is this and who made it?

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02-04-2016 12:40 PM
boothboy Yes it was Henry Ford's "Flivver" airplane. Ford after the success of his Trimotor set about having a "Every man's" aircraft designed and produced. His thought was to duplicate the Model T in the form of a cheap aircraft. It turned out to be a lousy design and with only five built it was dropped. Lindberg flew it and said it was the worst flying airplane he ever flew.
We always refer to a Model T as a Flivver but It wasn't the only "Flivver" Henry produced.

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02-04-2016 12:16 PM
brickyardboy
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You Guys are not there yet. It's not connected to the Stout Scarab nor Chrysler. The airplane was to be for everyman. It was to be very affordable.
Will Rodgers wrote a poem about it.

I dreamed I was an angel
And with the angels soared
But I was simply touring
The heavens in a ************

If no one gets the answer by this evening I'll amaze you with the answer.

BB

(Well, maybe not amaze you but is a interesting footnote in history)
Then it has to be the Ford Fliver, the flying Model T, that never made it to production?
02-04-2016 10:35 AM
boothboy You Guys are not there yet. It's not connected to the Stout Scarab nor Chrysler. The airplane was to be for everyman. It was to be very affordable.
Will Rodgers wrote a poem about it.

I dreamed I was an angel
And with the angels soared
But I was simply touring
The heavens in a ************

If no one gets the answer by this evening I'll amaze you with the answer.

BB

(Well, maybe not amaze you but is a interesting footnote in history)
02-04-2016 07:43 AM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
The first minivan
You're right, I do see some resemblance to the first awkward vans there. So someone associated with the Chrysler Airflow program tried to build a plane ?
02-04-2016 07:11 AM
496CHEVY3100
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Not sure I want to see a plane designed by someone who built an air cooled dung beetle on wheels...
The first minivan
02-04-2016 07:05 AM
Too Many Projects Not sure I want to see a plane designed by someone who built an air cooled dung beetle on wheels...
02-03-2016 04:54 PM
496CHEVY3100 Think Big
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