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Forum: Classic cars 06-13-2018, 09:34 PM
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Posted By Fleet 500
Hi, sorry, it took me a long time to find that...

Hi, sorry, it took me a long time to find that magazine and I am a collector!




Thanks, I actually also bought the 1973 Supercars Annual magazine. Now I have all of them. They only made them...
Forum: Car comparison 03-06-2017, 10:34 PM
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Views: 13,969
Posted By Fleet 500
My choice: 1969 Dodge Coronet R/T 440-Magnum....

My choice: 1969 Dodge Coronet R/T 440-Magnum. Why? Because I like classic big-block Mopars which can burn rubber for 100+ feet! I also like the big 440-cu-in engine, the styling of the Coronet and...
Forum: Classic cars 11-20-2015, 12:40 PM
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Posted By Fleet 500
1950s: 1957 Chrysler 300-C, 392-cu-in...

1950s:

1957 Chrysler 300-C, 392-cu-in Hemi/375 hp

1960s:

1969 Dodge Coronet R/T 440-Magnum

1970s
Forum: Classic cars 05-22-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 86,149
Posted By Fleet 500
Here are some scans from the 1970 1/2 Supercars....

Here are some scans from the 1970 1/2 Supercars. The 454 Chevelle did very well especially considering that it was the LS5 version (360 hp) and not the more powerful LS6 version (450 hp).
Forum: Classic cars 11-21-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 86,149
Posted By Fleet 500
Dog ear, so you don't have to wait any longer...

Dog ear, so you don't have to wait any longer about the specs of the cars you listed:

------------------------------- Axle ratio/trans-1/4 mile---------- 0-60 mph

350 Ram-Air Cutlass-------...
Forum: Classic cars 11-21-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 86,149
Posted By Fleet 500
I received the magazine today. Still going...

I received the magazine today. Still going through it. 15 out of 26 cars listed ran the 1/4 mile in the 13s or faster.

The 454 Monte Carlo I mentioned before fortunately did not have super-high...
Forum: Classic cars 11-19-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 86,149
Posted By Fleet 500
Dog ear, I will certainly post the most...

Dog ear, I will certainly post the most interesting specs. The cars I mentioned and the ones you mentioned.

The magazine is shipping from my state, so that should help delivery time.

CARS...
Forum: Classic cars 11-19-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 86,149
Posted By Fleet 500
Thanks, Kitdy. It's amazing how those rare...

Thanks, Kitdy.

It's amazing how those rare things show up on eBay.
Forum: Classic cars 11-18-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 86,149
Posted By Fleet 500
An update: I saw on eBay, and won, the 1970...

An update:

I saw on eBay, and won, the 1970 and 1/2 Supercars Annual. I should have all of them, now. From what I've read, they were only printed for the 1969-'72 muscle car models.

Here are...
Forum: Classic cars 04-24-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 43,375
Posted By Fleet 500
My favorite muscle car is the 1969 Dodge Coronet...

My favorite muscle car is the 1969 Dodge Coronet R/T. If I ordered one new, I would go for the 440-4 bbl Magnum engine, 3-speed Torqueflite automatic transmission (with shift kit) and 3.55:1 axle...
Forum: General Automotive 12-10-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,733
Posted By Fleet 500
Kitdy, there are two kinds of massage...

Kitdy, there are two kinds of massage therapists... the legitimate ones and the "other" ones. The latter give the legitimate ones a bad name.
Forum: General Automotive 12-07-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,733
Posted By Fleet 500
No, a CMT (Certified Massage Therapist) in...

No, a CMT (Certified Massage Therapist) in Beverly Hills.
Forum: General Automotive 12-03-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,733
Posted By Fleet 500
I probably would like a stretch 300, also. It's...

I probably would like a stretch 300, also. It's probably the next best choice since the Cadillac DTS has ceased production.

The "other" limousine company I contacted (Limousine Connection) just...
Forum: General Automotive 12-03-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,733
Posted By Fleet 500
It might be okay. I would have to "sample" one to...

It might be okay. I would have to "sample" one to know for sure.



If the nurse looked like this (which she doesn't), then that would be different. :D
Forum: General Automotive 12-03-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,733
Posted By Fleet 500
Hi, Kitdy. The company I used was called Crown...

Hi, Kitdy. The company I used was called Crown Limousine. They also have Chrysler 300 limos, Hummer limos and Cadillac Escalade limos. Yes, it will be sad when the Town Cars are no longer used. Maybe...
Forum: General Automotive 12-03-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,733
Posted By Fleet 500
Stretch Limousine Rented

I've been talking about it for a year or two and finally decided to rent a stretch limousine for an after-Thanksgiving lunch with some family members at a restaurant about 10 miles away.

I...
Forum: Classic cars 11-04-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 86,149
Posted By Fleet 500
Mopar Muscle magazine put a 340 on a dyno and got...

Mopar Muscle magazine put a 340 on a dyno and got some interesting results.

It was built "as close as possible to stock specs."
With the original carb which obviously need some work (the jets...
Forum: Classic cars 11-02-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 86,149
Posted By Fleet 500
Since the subject came up, the Oct., 2013 issue...

Since the subject came up, the Oct., 2013 issue of "Hemmings Muscle Machines" has an article on a 1969 Camaro RS COPO 427.

The factory rating for this engine was 425 gross hp @ 5600 rpm, even...
Forum: Classic cars 11-02-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 86,149
Posted By Fleet 500
Yes, the fact that the trap speeds in the 1/4...

Yes, the fact that the trap speeds in the 1/4 mile of the 340 in the Dart and Duster of mid-to-high 90s (mph) indicate they were putting out more than 275 hp.
Forum: Classic cars 09-05-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,999
Posted By Fleet 500
What car? :D

What car? :D
Forum: Car comparison 08-12-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 20,421
Posted By Fleet 500
Right, they had enough difference in styling to...

Right, they had enough difference in styling to make them easy to identify. I don't know if they are the same car; I would have to drive each one to know that for sure.

And, yes, I don't even try...
Forum: Car comparison 08-12-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 20,421
Posted By Fleet 500
What? The old ones sure look different to me. A...

What? The old ones sure look different to me. A few weeks ago, I mistook a Buick LaCross for a Toyota... it would have been impossible for me to do that with a '60s Buick and a '60s Toyota!

I...
Forum: Car comparison 08-12-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,359
Posted By Fleet 500
Glad you like it. :)

Glad you like it. :)
Forum: Car comparison 08-12-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 20,421
Posted By Fleet 500
I'm not sure exactly why. Probably due to the...

I'm not sure exactly why. Probably due to the reasons you listed above.

I do know that I find '50s-'70s cars, and car magazines, much more interesting than new ones.

See comparison below. For...
Forum: Car comparison 08-08-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,359
Posted By Fleet 500
Whoever did the research for that 1989 issue...

Whoever did the research for that 1989 issue missed the fact that the GTO listed had headers and slicks. Oddly, they listed the 0-60 mph time with the slicks on but the 1/4 mile time with stock...
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