A Competitve Make of Interest in the Slab Side years

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OK, IF $ DROPPED OUT OF THE SKY, LOTS OF $
1967 CORVETTE L71 CONVERTIBLE, 427 V8
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While I like the Wildcat too, I like the 66 Rivera probably the best of all the GM cars ever.................................................

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While these cars were being built when Chrysler was doing the slab sides, I felt many of the mid-60s GM cars were already presaging the fuselage look with the inward A & C pillars as they go upward and the lower sill areas tucked under. For me, the 1966 Rivera is the best looking car I have ever seen............................... I felt every single line was just perfect.

Great car but i don,t like these open wheelhousings....
 

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Thanks for starting this topic Steve. I'm always amazed at the European interest in NA iron given narrow confined road systems there and their relatively high cost of fuel.

WRT Cadillac and Buick I've tended to shy away from them for no other reason than their marketing always came across as pretentious and over the top. I agree that Engle was likely influenced by Mitchell and the styling particularly of the Caddys was groundbreaking and beautiful.

If I had to go back to 65 outside of Chrysler products, Rambler products always appealed to me, in particular the Ambassador.
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Aside from their styling they were no slouches when it came to engineering either.

I can still recall the introduction of the Javelin which for me as a 14 year old was drop dead gorgeous automotive styling and was right up there with the new for 68 Charger.

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When ever I see one of these it reminds me of my friend Larry Shinoda. He was largely responsible for the split window design. Not much of a car but great style.

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In general, I felt the '65-'66 Pontiacs were really good looking cars. Great lines with the right amount of upgrade chromed and "wood" interior trim to make them special. Especially when compared to a similar Chevy or Buick. PLUS rear sway bars so they would go around corners, if need be. Better than the conservative '64s and what they later evolved into, to me. '63-'66 Fords were neat too, in a different way. Remember the tv show "Hazel" where Mr. Baxter had a dark red '64 Galaxie 500/XL convertible and his wife had a white Country Squire wagon. Great times to be a car enthusiast back then!
 

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OK, IF $ DROPPED OUT OF THE SKY, LOTS OF $
1967 CORVETTE L71 CONVERTIBLE, 427 V8

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Lads --
Back in the fall of 1964, my '60 Fury was showing the effects of being ridden hard and then put away wet, and I really wanted to replace it with a '65 fuel-injected Corvette. However, I couldn't come with the bucks at that time and instead I got a '65 Sport 426-S/4-speed (the twin of which that you may have posted on this web site). However, some 24 years later, I was able to get the car I wanted back then: the red '65 fuelie droptop in the picture below (the lady is my wife). Both Vette and Sport Fury are great cars.
Joe Godec

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Well Fury Pursuit, if you want a project this one seems doable and affordable! 1969 Mercury marauder - cars & trucks - by owner - vehicle...

1969 Mercury marauder - $5,000 (Prescott)​

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1969 Mercury mirada
condition: good
cylinders: 8 cylinders
drive: rwd
fuel: gas
odometer: 200000
odometer rolled over
paint color: white
size: full-size
title status: clean
transmission: automatic
type: coupe
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Is very rare 1969 Mercury marauder, Is all original including factory Fender skirts and factory wheels. This is a Las Vegas car. No rust solid body. I own the car since 1977. Is haven't driven it for 20 years. Is this car needs a total restoration.
 

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Well Fury Pursuit, if you want a project this one seems doable and affordable! 1969 Mercury marauder - cars & trucks - by owner - vehicle...

1969 Mercury marauder - $5,000 (Prescott)​

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1969 Mercury mirada
condition: good
cylinders: 8 cylinders
drive: rwd
fuel: gas
odometer: 200000
odometer rolled over
paint color: white
size: full-size
title status: clean
transmission: automatic
type: coupe
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Is very rare 1969 Mercury marauder, Is all original including factory Fender skirts and factory wheels. This is a Las Vegas car. No rust solid body. I own the car since 1977. Is haven't driven it for 20 years. Is this car needs a total restoration.

Well, at least the black one that Fury Pursuit highlighted above has had the rear springs replaced during its restoration.

The white one looks like the rear springs indeed have at least 200K miles on them, which it does, making it look like it badly needs to take a dump (of fuel of course!) particularly with its fender skirts on..............................................:eek:
 

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Well, at least the black one that Fury Pursuit highlighted above has had the rear springs replaced during its restoration.

The white one looks like the rear springs indeed have at least 200K miles on them, which it does, making it look like it badly needs to take a dump (of fuel of course!) particularly with its fender skirts on..............................................:eek:
Or maybe Jimmy Hoffa's body is in the trunk! :lol:
 

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He disappeared July 30, 1975, so the timing's about right. Dead bodies give a car or house a bad smell, but maybe that would dissipate with decomposition.
 
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