Fin Car Friday

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  1. Toolmanmike

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    Lets have some fun. Everybody likes fin cars. If you own one or just have a favorite, post them up!

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    Comparatively understated and a reverse fin but Richard Carpenter's 60 Polara is a dream car for me.

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    My old 58 Savoy Sport Coupe.

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  4. Pete Kaczmarski

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    My '59 Imperial Custom Coupe....owned for 33 years...nice driver quality.

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    300rag Waiting out the storm FCBO Gold Member

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    Not mine, but the angry Dodge is one of my favourites...


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    Not mine. I've really liked 61's since I saw the first one.

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  8. Mike66Chryslers

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    Some Forward Look pics I've taken at car shows and currently using as part of my computer desktop slideshow. It never occurred to me until now that so many of them are DeSotos, but they do have great fins, taillights and 2-tone paint!

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    I also have a picture of the factory EFI 1958 DeSoto that I got from the internet.

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    Some pics I took in Branson MO in 2008

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    Not mine.. BUT Always been a Fav and a dream to own.

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    We saw your Imperial about 3 years ago at a one-time car show at the Jefferson, WI Dodge dealer - beautiful car!
     
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    If you see that '56 DeSoto pace car again, could you make an effort to get the VIN and firewall (near master cylinder) data plate info for me? I not only track all '56 DeSotos, but I'm on a personal mission to determine exactly how many pace cars were built, which I can do by getting late-built pace car and regular Fireflite convertible data to continue narrowing down the range. In '56, they had lumped all regular and pace car Fireflite convertibles into the one production figure of 1,485 total, but no breakdown.
     
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    Hey, that's not a Mopar! :poke: Personally I'd rather have a '59 Buick or '59 Caddy.... unless it was the super-rare '57 Chevy El Morocco.

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    :p Thread says “Fin car Friday”. So I thought I’d shake it up a bit..
     
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    The car show that I took that picture at changed venue almost 10 years ago, and I don't think I've seen that DeSoto since. If I do, I'll try to keep you in mind. :)
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    My understanding is the show was dropped. If they have it again please let me know.

    P.S. we will have a car show in Waupun again for the fifth year on June 28, 2020.

    P.S.S. Seeing the red '62 above I will show my "Clipped Chicken"
     
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    Will do! Now that I see your '62, I also recall seeing it at I believe the 2016 Chrysler 300 Club International meet in Elkhart Lake and also possibly at the Quaden show in June?
     
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    Tripped over this video on YouTube. Absolutely stunning. Check it out.
     
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