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MAY 2015: THIS ’64 IMPALA CROSSES SO MANY GENERATIONS IT’S PART OF THE FAMILY TREE

64 imgp2911The 1964 Chevrolet Impala really doesn’t need any more popularity but there are owner stories that go far beyond the “I found it in a want ad” scenario.

Any car that bridges even one generation in the same family is automatically a good story.

A ’64 Impala with roots with three generations in one family is an incredibly good story.

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MAY 2015: ’86 DODGE 600ES CONVERTIBLE—NOT BECAUSE IT’S EASY BUT BECAUSE IT’S HARD

86 imgp2814President John F Kennedy threw down the gauntlet in his famous “we choose to go to the moon” speech on September 12, 1962 with a simple sentence.

“We choose to do them (challenges) not because they are easy but because they are hard”.

He could easily have been referring to a complete restoration of a 1986 Dodge 600ES convertible.

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MAY 2015: 1950 CHEVY FLEETLINE—MIX AND MATCH WITH A CLASSIC LOOK

50 imgp2676The early 1940s to early 50s aero roofline Chevys were part of a clear migration from “pure function” to “function with a touch of form”.

This fastback look was put on hold in 1942 thanks to a little event called World War II.

Fortunately the aero roof returned in 1946.

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MAY 2015: ’57 METEOR PLUS A VINTAGE '61 SHASTA ASTRODOME TRAILER EQUALS A TIME WARP

met imgp2520Baby Boomers are well aware of how people used to take vacations.

They’d load everything into a basic 4-door sedan and hook a heavy trailer on a bumper hitch and hit the road.

Most of these old sedans were taxed to the limit so you could spot one hauling a trailer at night because the headlights were usually aimed at the moon.

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MAY 2015: FLOSSY THE TERMINALLY CUTE ‘57 MORRIS MINOR AND ITS SENTIMENTAL OWNER

mor igp3396The Morris Minor was a popular car during its long production run in the British Isles.

These economical little cars were used as family haulers by generations of budget-minded English, Irish, Welsh and Scots.

The Morris Minors left a lasting impression on Ken Davison when he was a kid because his family owned one.

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