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    FOUND THIS...IT WAS A POOR COPY OF A BAD COPY,BUT A REAL KICK ,NONE THE LESS.....GOD BLESS MICKEY!!

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  4. If i remember correctly i read an old article on the British UK Holden owners club website that the 1960 FB StationWagon went to England and is also still with the same owner there.
     
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    V6's ??? As far as I know the options back in the day were 6-in-line or V8.
     
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    All those emblems on those hood sides are V-6's 305" gas hogs as I remember. V-8's were pretty rare for those in my area.
     
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    Like Jimmy Six said, these were big old V-6s; they started at 305 cubic inches for the pickups, and for commercial truck they got much bigger. They had a boxcar load of low end torque, but were heavy and thirsty.
     
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    Pete Robinson and Connie Kallita

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    Scorpion

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    You could even "Double Your Pleasure" for twice the fun & Half the mileage......:)... GMC V12.JPG
     
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    The GMC 702, along with Ford's 534, IH's 549FTV and the Hall-Scott 1091 were truly the gasoline engine's last gasp in fire service applications. The Hall-Scott, often straight-piped, put out a 3-foot long flame when in pump gear.
     
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    Looks like Ted Parker in the 54
     
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    Belmont Sanchez '53 Stude...a true Bonneville icon. (First door-slammer over 200 MPH.)

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    A little later; 230 MPH.

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    That's 1958, Guys. That Stude is a five tear old car! Sanchez caught on fast...everybody else followed!

    Chet Herbert used to advertise in HRM... "Any car, any grind, $35".
    Dial the number, and talk to Chet himself.
     
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    Thom McAn shoe store, haven't seen one of those in a while.
     
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    This one was new to me:

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    Used in buses, fire trucks, pumps, etc. Since it was based on the V-6, it was a 60° V-8 and had a balance shaft. There’s one on YouTube, search for GMC 637.
     
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