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Old 12-23-2012, 05:49 PM
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Countdown 3. What does it refer to?

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Countdown 3.
Is that the same as "Defcon 3"?
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Old 12-23-2012, 06:13 PM
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Is that the same as "Defcon 3"?
Yes just before " Holy pink underwear Batman, we're gonna eat the big one!"
Now back to the Trivia question.

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Old 12-24-2012, 08:50 AM
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Well, I wouldn't say the Metropolitan was "low", only a very radical departure from the muscle cars you were buying. Got tired of buying gas all the time and went the total opposite direction??
I didnt mean low as down grade the car ,I meant i bought it very cheap here they were selling $200-300 ea around 350 for conv .i really liked driving them ,i had several ,wish I could find one now ,but in this area now an average one sells $5000-$6000 I kept mine after i bought a 64 mustang ,buying , repairing and reselling cars was how i made money while in school ,I guess thats why i opened my dealership for 20years later ,Retired now still cannot get away from buying
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:45 AM
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Countdown 3. What does it refer to?

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Well no one guessing so I'll give you guys a hint.

Dearborn Steel Tubing

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Old 12-24-2012, 04:15 PM
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It was Mercury Comet answer to Ford Thunderbolt Fairlane & Dodge dart Super/Stock Gone for holidays Mrerry Christmas to all -If i am correct some else take the floor
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Old 12-24-2012, 04:19 PM
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I had a Thunderbolt LOL That's a pretty close relative ! Your hint is too easy I'm not answering this Question LOL

I probably gave it away, Merry Christmas everyone!!!!

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Old 12-24-2012, 04:21 PM
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It was Mercury Comet answer to Ford Thunderbolt Fairlane & Dodge dart Super/Stock Gone for holidays Mrerry Christmas to all -If i am correct some else take the floor

You beat my hint by 4 minutes, LOL
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Old 12-24-2012, 04:32 PM
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Yes it was the Ford Thunderbolt's cousin Mercury's Comet Countdown 3 ( what a lousy name! ) They only produced 21 of these little wonders. All with 427's, all with 4 speeds. Al built by Dearborn Steel Tubing.

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Which way did the carbs set on the 427 high riser thunderbolts?

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I believe the picture in the last question gives it away? Inline with the thorttle shaft to the driver side and fuel lines to the passenger side?
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Very confused carburetors. The don't know if there coming or going!

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Very confused carburetors. The don't know if there coming or going!

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Yes sir they are probably still running in circles trying to figure out which way to go lol I didn't wanna be a smart ***** and say flat, level, and on top of the intake...lol And I still may be wrong
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Old 12-25-2012, 02:06 PM
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I believe the picture in the last question gives it away? Inline with the thorttle shaft to the driver side and fuel lines to the passenger side?
I think your saying chokes to the rear If thats what you meant? You question please

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Backwards! Backwards! and maybe upside down!
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