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Today 11:45 AM
496CHEVY3100
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That s Cousin Eddies RV from Chevy Chase's "National Lampoon's Vacation". Cousin Eddie was played by Randy Quaid

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If not mistaken they drove the LTD wagon with 8 headlights ,,one of the funniest movies I have seen ,
Today 11:37 AM
496CHEVY3100 Yes it was from Christmas vacation ,,,Your floor

I just back from the lake for the weekend ,sorry to be so long answering ,
Yesterday 04:02 PM
boothboy That s Cousin Eddies RV from Chevy Chase's "National Lampoon's Vacation". Cousin Eddie was played by Randy Quaid

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Yesterday 04:02 PM
bubba1955
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
I will ask this one while we are waiting,

Why is this recognizable .
Oh, wait a minute...That's from the Chevy Chase movie "Christmas Vacation"
Yesterday 03:56 PM
bubba1955
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I will ask this one while we are waiting,

Why is this recognizable .
Is it the motorhome from the Blues Brothers ?...The one that Elwood sprayed glue on the gas peal ?
Yesterday 03:44 PM
Dave57210
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Originally Posted by boothboy View Post
It's been sitting in your driveway since 1977?

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How did you know? (it's actually been there since 1974!)
Yesterday 03:12 PM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
I will ask this one while we are waiting,

Why is this recognizable .
It's been sitting in your driveway since 1977?

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Yesterday 01:55 PM
496CHEVY3100 Very much so ,,it is a movie vehicle
Yesterday 01:33 PM
BuzzLOL
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
Why is this recognizable .

. It's not... next question, please... LOL!
Yesterday 01:27 PM
496CHEVY3100 I will ask this one while we are waiting,

Why is this recognizable .
04-16-2015 11:16 PM
Dave57210 Oh yes - good ol' British engineering. At one point I owned (briefly) a '57 MGA, which blew its engine, at idle, sitting in the driveway. May have been a million reasons from previous abuse B4 I got it, but still......
04-16-2015 11:09 PM
Dragonoake
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Originally Posted by BuzzLOL View Post
Didn't learn my lesson, have a '75 MG (Morris Garages) Midget, couldn't keep engine bearings or trannies in it, either... has a Buick 215 in it now...
Well, you know what they say about British engineering....

My buddy had an MGB GT....
He blew up the 4-cylinder, so we put a Buick V-6 in it
Went like stink until the torque ripped the transmission mount out of the floor
04-16-2015 04:59 AM
bubba1955
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Next question??
Russ
Later gator
I've got nuthin'....If you got one, go ahead.
04-15-2015 10:08 PM
whinny
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Originally Posted by boothboy View Post
Bubba is correct This concept car was built on speculation by the Budd Company. Budd built body parts for the auto industry including the whole body for the 55-57 T-Birds. Utilizing tooling from the 57 T-Bird they built the XT-Bird concept It had some styling changes as well as being stretched enough to fit four passengers. Ford had te 58 four pas T-Bird on the table and passed on Budd's XT-Bird.
Budd thought about it and rebuilt the XT-Bird into the XR-400 and pitched it to AMC. AMC passed also. so it never happened. Two things make this endever interesting. First on is that a outside company tried to sell their concept to two large Auto Co.s and secondly had either company bought into the design they would have in all purposes had the first "Pony Car" years before the Mustang.

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Next question??
Russ
Later gator
04-15-2015 09:37 PM
boothboy Bubba is correct This concept car was built on speculation by the Budd Company. Budd built body parts for the auto industry including the whole body for the 55-57 T-Birds. Utilizing tooling from the 57 T-Bird they built the XT-Bird concept It had some styling changes as well as being stretched enough to fit four passengers. Ford had te 58 four pas T-Bird on the table and passed on Budd's XT-Bird.
Budd thought about it and rebuilt the XT-Bird into the XR-400 and pitched it to AMC. AMC passed also. so it never happened. Two things make this endever interesting. First on is that a outside company tried to sell their concept to two large Auto Co.s and secondly had either company bought into the design they would have in all purposes had the first "Pony Car" years before the Mustang.

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