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Old 01-05-2013, 07:29 PM
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And if it helps any the parking brake appears to be mounted under the dash to the left of the steering wheel kind of like a 55-57 chey. Just guessing by what appears to be a parking brake cable in the picture, and unless there is linkage missing the carb has to mount pretty low also which means it is prob a 4 or 6 cyl.....

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Ahhhhhh, very interesting observation. And very important point that I hadn't even thought of.

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That grommet and bracket are for the bell crank assy for the throttle linkage.
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Old 01-05-2013, 07:39 PM
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The exhaust manifold dump would have to be angled outward also by the looks of the exhaust pipe unless it got bent during the engine removal because the flange appears solid. And as for what I can find it has to be early 60's because according to my searches, Chrylser imeprial was the first american production car to use power steering in 58 and this is not a chrysler. Corvette didn't start offering power steering until 63? maybe 64 correct I know one of you knows the correct year. The only american car I know of using an aluminum box was the corvair, but there were apparently others because that is definitely NOT a corvair lol

This maybe the long lost front engine Corvair.
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Is this a truck?
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Old 01-05-2013, 10:32 PM
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That grommet and bracket are for the bell crank assy for the throttle linkage.
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I was referring to his comment on it not having a column shift.

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The exhaust manifold dump would have to be angled outward also by the looks of the exhaust pipe unless it got bent during the engine removal because the flange appears solid. And as for what I can find it has to be early 60's because according to my searches, Chrylser imeprial was the first american production car to use power steering in 58 and this is not a chrysler. Corvette didn't start offering power steering until 63? maybe 64 correct I know one of you knows the correct year. The only american car I know of using an aluminum box was the corvair, but there were apparently others because that is definitely NOT a corvair lol
i think you meant 1951
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Crash, right year wrong make. I have to tell you guys, I am blown away by this thing and am wondering if it IS some one off or accessory. This car looks stone original, it is now a parts car and the will be cut up which is really a shame because it's damn straight and complete. But this box, I can't find another one like it on the net.

I will have to ask my boss incase I am wrong. But I believe it's a 1956 Plymouth Savoy.



The rear looks just like this with the trunk having that lip at the bottom. I don't remember it having a bunch of chrome like this though. I don't have a photo of it here at home so I will have to wait until Monday to see it again unless I want to drive down there tomorrow and don't like to do that on my day's off, I am there enough you know what I mean.

But I can't find a box like that on the net!

Crash you can have the floor but I sure hope one of you can solve this riddle, what in the heck is this box?

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Dont know about p/s but shifter looks like a 55 or 56 plymouth my mother had i think it was a mayflower
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