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Chevrolet Corvair – 1960 to 1969

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The Corvair was developed to compete against imports such as the VW Beetle and did so, very successfully for an eight year period. There is a host of other compacts as well including Porche and Fiat that had been taking a growing portion of N. American small car market away from the big three producers.The mass

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Nash Metropolitan 1953 to 1961

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The Nash Metropolitan is available as a hard top or a convertible and was billed as “the world’s smartest car” in a time when there could be no such thing as a smart car. The original name, from 1953 in the U.K. was the “NKI Custom (Nash-Kelvinator International)”, A number of prototypes (five by Austin)

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Chevrolet Chevelle Second Generation part one 1968-1970

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The second generation Chevelle in 1968 was completely redone and on a three inch shorter 112 inch wheel base for the coupe and sedan models. The wagons and sedans are on a one inch longer 116 inch wheel base. The ’68 has a long hood with tapered fenders while the trunk lid is shorter with

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Cougar 1st Generation-1967 (7)

Ford Motors V8 Engine Series-MEL-FE-FT Families part 3 of 3 1958-’76

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Almost every Ford automobile brand beginning in 1958 and for the next 18 years has a model powered by the Ford FE engine. The FE was immediately popular on NASCAR circuits, but in order to qualify, according to 1960’s era rules, the engine must be in a minimum of 500 vehicles and sold at the retail

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1965 Ford Galaxie 500

Ford Motors V8 Engine Series-MEL-FE-FT Families part 2 of 3 1958-’76

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The 410 cu in (7.0 L) can produce 345 hp (257.266 kW) at 4600 rpm and would deliver a walloping 475 ft-lb (644.01 N-m) of torque to the wheels at 2600 RPM. This variation was initially only available for the short lived Edsel in the ’58 and ’59 model year, but the Mercury Parklane is

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Ford Motors V8 Engine Series-MEL-FE-FT Families part 1 of 3 1958-’76

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The 1958 year is a landmark for Ford Motors with three all new engine Families available under the brand although the “Y” block is used for some models through to 1964. The MEL and the FE family will power the full range of Ford products for up to the next years. The letter-names are acronyms,

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Oldsmobile Dynamic 88 1959

Olds Rocket 88-1959 to1962

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The Oldsmobile Rocket 88 for 1959 is longer, lower, and like the rest of the full size GM offers from entry level to the Cadillac is on the B-body. Semi-fastback with a clean more linear look; much less chrome is “in” and the entire 88 collection is on a longer 123 inch wheel base. The

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Chrysler Town and Country 1948

Chrysler Hemi Power- Hemispherical by design-1 of 5

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Chrysler Hemi automotive engine has been made in three generations of either V6 or V8 engines starting in the 1951 model year as the “FirePower” until 1958. The second generation was made available from 1964 until 1971 and manufacture again began with the 2003 model year. The Hemi or hemispherical combustion chamber is not unique

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Pontiac Trans Am-Generation Four part 2

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The Trans Am had some visible changes made in 1998 with a new front fascia containing four pop up head lights. The most significant of a number of smaller changes is an addition of a small block V8 to the line-up. There were only 255 Formula Firebird’s assembled in 1998. Another rarely seen item is

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