Seen in the wild today

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  1. CaptainComet

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    Two in two days .... pretty good.

    I seem to have a "rule of threes" here. It is a pretty random thing, too. Go for a couple years not seeing, say a Corvair, and all of the sudden see three in a week. I have had this kind of thing happen a half dozen times. Another time it was mid-50s Ford trucks. Once it was 60s Fairlanes.

    Maybe you'll see one more in the next few days. ;)
     
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    RMiller My name is Rick

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    Including the two I posted I know of seven in town not counting mine. We're big enough there has to be more hiding out, just haven't located them yet I guess.
     
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    RMiller My name is Rick

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    Add two more, a small bumper four door and a 73 two door. 20190523_193947.jpg 20190523_194002.jpg
     
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    All right then .... you have "four in a row" syndrome .... :thumbs2:

    Told ya!
     
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    RMiller My name is Rick

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    Saw this at a local car show.

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    That has some attitude. Wonder what mirrors those are? Might just be the angle of the picture, but I get the vibe they are not our standard sports mirrors.
     
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    RMiller My name is Rick

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    I noticed that about the mirrors too but didn't talk to the owner. I think I know the car but the look has been changed, if I'm right it used to have salt flats wheels and no scoop.
     
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    either that guy in the middle is huge,or that car looks tiny
     
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    I'd say a little of both ... tall guy and that Mav is in the weeds. The fender opening top is even with the rim on the front tire. That guy looks big next to the Caddy too.
     
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    I had a "whoa,... stop the car!" moment yesterday. Just 5 miles from home while running errands.




    Saw this pretty clean Maverick Grabber yesterday in Clearwater, FL. Looks like a really strong survivor that has had a repaint. The stripe was not original, and the Grabber logo is a decal of sorts. Guessing the vinyl top is original and resprayed with color. Dark blue bench seat interior, and that all looked original. I believe I was looking at an original dash pad, not a cover. Everything inside the car looked great and original. The bumpers and boomerangs had some pitting, and the wheels are older. Those were the only bits about the car showing age. Good looking car. Probably has been pampered and sheltered for the last 20 years.
     
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    Saw this Comet today at the grocery store in Salem, Oregon. Like the period correct baby Moons.
     

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    saw one in Dublin,Ga. Saturday. it shot around me and cut in front just in time for a car to turn left in front of it. small bumper car so glad the drum brakes worked for him.
     
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    Local Walmart...
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    Someone applied unique two-tone paint, that car however seems to wear it well!!!
     
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    Teenage adventures in Bodywork 101 ....

    We all started there ... admit it! LOL.

    I sold my first car right before sunset. I'll bet the new owners were upset the next day around noon.
     
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