The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dog427435, Dec 18, 2009.
"We thought you was a toad!"
A book I have published in 1931 says there was more then 3500 individual car companies before 1930, and that doesn't even count all the Canadian ones and imported ones that were also available in the US. Wild!
Oh man, on the far right is a black 1959 German Ford Taunus 12M, I have 2 of them and need parts so bad!
The red COE above the burn Volvo is a Hanomaug, too cool!
There are some GREAT one-liners in that movie! And great dialgue in general! One of my favorites, when the barn is set on fire:
"We's in a tight spot!
We's in a TIGHT spot!"
"Wait. You sold yoer soul to the devil?"
"Well . . . I wusn't USIN' it!"
There were many companies that only built ONE car or even none and went out of business. Let alone the ones that just built a handfull. Almost every major city had a car Co.
Hey, darn good point. Early on, the Great Lakes region (and Detroit in particular) were by no means the HUB of the auto industry. Cars and trucks were turned out in the majority of the states, at one point or another. Off hand, Cleveland, Buffalo, St. Louis, Chicago and several Indiana cities vied for the top-producer spot.
I love this movie and the soundtrack. I have the CD someplace?? Now I'm going to have to find it. Can't remember if I have the DVD. Thanks for ruining my day, haha.
I was at school in the late 40's and 50's there were several kids from one parent families and orphanages because one or both parents had been killed either fighting or by bombing. Lots of kids were moved from the big citys to smaller safer ones like the one Ilive in
Little Joe, Adam, and Hoss???
"Well...I'll only be eighty-two!"
"I'm not Sherlock Holmes but believe this is the works fire dept. of the famous Rudge factory in Spon End.
I have no idea what year this was taken [ pre 1925? ]"
Atalanta (1936-38) mostly 1.5 and 2 litre 4 cylinder, but this one was 4.3 litre V12
"....a young and eager Bernard ready to deliver IEC's first refrigerant charging machine to General Motors in Dandenong in his white 1956 model Dodge ute.
[FONT=arial,helvetica,sans-serif]It was his pride and joy ......."[/FONT]
Ha! Not even close!
Funny as hell tho... LMAO.
I never considered that a motorcycle with a sidecar is considered a 'personel carrier'...but in war times, anything goes!
Jay Everett Astra Coupe .................
Brewster Convertible Coupe
Be careful if you click on the link - do so at your peril - it looks a bit suspect:
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