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ranchero is not a car .
Well, I guess you're right...I lost my head for a moment. But it still looks like the Ranchero badge.

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Just jokin ,Ithink your right, i had an El Camino people were always saying its not a car ,or its not a truck .had to get it in on someone.LOL
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1968 Ford Ranchero
You got it.

The floor is yours, my friend.

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ranchero is not a car .
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Can you identify this car? A hint...it was built in Pennsylvania, and was a production model.
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Sorry, but in clicking on the photo I saw the name, guys, you need to change the name of the file before you use it or it ruins all the fun!

It's a Multiplex. Now that we know that, how about some good info on it? I have done some searching but came up with very little, some of the photos are very cool though, looks like a home made hotrod!

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Ahhhh here is some info, VERY interesting stuff! This car had a 50 year hiatus! It was a manufacturer from the Brass era that came back in 1953 with a fiberglass bodied sports car!

http://www.forgottenfiberglass.com/?p=20980

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I've personally seen this car, since I am a former "Berwickian", and it's a sweet ride. And the company is still in business, at the same location. although now they manufacture valves.
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I've personally seen this car, since I am a former "Berwickian", and it's a sweet ride. And the company is still in business, at the same location. although now they manufacture valves.
I was wondering how they went 50 years without making a car, didn't read all the articles on them, but they make valves huh? What kind of valves, large valves for water or gas in construction or are we talking valves from an engine?

It's my floor then?

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I found them, Air and Vacuum, Air Release and Check Valves from Crispin large valves for construction. Man, I can see why they changed their name, google "Multiplex valves" and you get companies all over the world! In todays economy you best have a unique name.

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I was wondering how they went 50 years without making a car, didn't read all the articles on them, but they make valves huh? What kind of valves, large valves for water or gas in construction or are we talking valves from an engine?

It's my floor then?

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Ok, probably going to be too easy but here goes.

What production car had a widened front suspension when the optional V8 was installed?

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Boss mustang ,Fairlane thunderbolt 70 falcon and cougar elimanator,
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HUH? Nope, not that I know of. Those cars had modified shock/spring towers but I don't believe they had a widened track. I wasn't thinking about them so maybe I should be more specific. We are talking the wheels are further apart from one an other with the V8.

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I will make a wild guess, a Sunbeam alpine ,when converted to a Sunbeam Tiger with a 260 or 289.or the AC Bristol to a ShelbyCobra.
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Yes the Tiger had a widened front suspension.



It's your floor.

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