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  • It was a 1952 Plymouth painted Crystal Turquoise

    The car was big enough for a barn dance but was not cool at all for a seventeen-year-old boy. Nor was the car a chick magnet. And since I didn’t play football, that was strike two. Trading Up? When the transmission went out of the 1960 Ford Station Wagon, my Dad traded it and $100 for […]

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  • Second Gear was Gone and it was Green

    Second Gear was Gone and it was Green

    I shifted into second gear, let out the clutch, and it kicked out into neutral. Oh no, not again. It seems the old Ford lost the ability to stay in second. That was a problem. It was a 3-speed on the column, and with second gone, it made driving difficult. And it was green. Dad […]

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