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Old 07-28-2008, 09:23 PM   #1
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Old 07-28-2008, 09:29 PM   #2
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LOL!

That is actually a very cool idea.. but the squat on that poor bug makes you question the cliams.

Wonder if any of those still exist? The look bigger than your average 13 footer.. they would be popular now, for sure.
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Old 07-28-2008, 10:47 PM   #3
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........that be KQQL fur sure!
I have seen a similar set up involving a different (larger) fifth and a chopped 32 Ford More door sedan (Hot Rod) up here (somewhere) in the Pacific North Wet, seen at Puyallup Good Guys event years ago.
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I seem to remember an ad in either Popular Mechanics, or Field & Stream for such a rig, but they used a Dodge Dart as a tow.
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I seem to remember an ad in either Popular Mechanics, or Field & Stream for such a rig, but they used a Dodge Dart as a tow.
Actually, my very first car was a Chrysler New Yorker '74. It had some sort of roof contraption similar to that. I'll bet that was it.
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Old 07-29-2008, 07:30 AM   #6
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I'm impressed that somebody came up with an old Bud Lindeman piece. The sound of his voice REALLY brought back some memories.

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his collar brought back memories... but I would call them fond ones...
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Old 07-29-2008, 09:23 AM   #8
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I wonder how they keep the plug for the lights from getting all wraped up.
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I'm envious of the maneuverability! Seems like backing into almost any spot would be a lot easier.
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That was awesome, thanks so much for posting it.
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I was wondering about the plug for the lights my self. VERY COOL idea.
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