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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Merp, Feb 24, 2021.

  1. Merp
    Joined: Apr 24, 2017
    Posts: 5



    Found this car in a ditch after the California fires cleared brush. Thinking 47 Mercury?

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  2. 210superair
    Joined: Jun 23, 2020
    Posts: 809

    from Michigan

    Looks like it became target practice...
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  3. HotRodWorks
    Joined: Dec 6, 2005
    Posts: 336

    Alliance Vendor

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  4. arkiehotrods
    Joined: Mar 9, 2006
    Posts: 6,503


  5. ......Agree.
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  6. DIG THAT THING OUT NOW! It is a very rare Michilenander Four Door.o_O Only other one in existence is in a museum in Greece last time I saw it.;) Worth more money than you would ever dream of even with all of the bullet holes.:eek: It is repairable and you need you get it before someone else does!:confused:
  7. Those holes are in fact options from the Michilenander factory for cooling purposes. This particular car, lost for decades, used a prototype air-cooled V-12 Lycoming engine and was used by border patrol agents in Arizona before becoming a So-Cal project car. I have a picture around here someplace...
  8. Gearhead Graphics
    Joined: Oct 4, 2008
    Posts: 3,851

    Gearhead Graphics
    from Denver Co

    Year make and model, sounds like you're trying to buy an air freshener at auto zone
  9. squirrel
    Joined: Sep 23, 2004
    Posts: 49,483


    41 Chevy Master Deluxe Sport Sedan
  10. railcarmover
    Joined: Apr 30, 2017
    Posts: 657


    The border patrol ran them on wood gas,it had a grape seed oil injection system to extend uppercylinder could tell by the distinctive Yucaipa wood carrier pressed into the roof crown.
  11. hotrodjack33
    Joined: Aug 19, 2019
    Posts: 2,633


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  12. squirrel
    Joined: Sep 23, 2004
    Posts: 49,483


    I think your picture is a Special Deluxe, not a Master Deluxe. Look at the shiny trim around the windows...that's one of the few ways to tell which model it is.
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  13. Ice man
    Joined: Mar 12, 2008
    Posts: 984

    Ice man

    Yea That's a 41 Cheby for sure. Remember painting one, all was fine except for the trunk. No matter what we did, even removing all the paint and priming several times it would curl up all over. Never did get it done. Iceman
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  14. slowmotion
    Joined: Nov 21, 2011
    Posts: 3,276


    That's the original Tijuana Taxi! Herb & the Brass used it as their transportation in the early days!
  15. So, so your telling me a whatsit thread on the hamb is not always a f?!king dodge ?!:D
  16. gene-koning
    Joined: Oct 28, 2016
    Posts: 2,447


    It appears the pos 41 Chevy is the "new" f**king Dodge.
    Old Fords have also been identified as F**king Old Rotten Dodges.
    Must mean that when the Dodges get old and wore out, they become other makes. :oops:
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  17. grumpy65
    Joined: Dec 19, 2017
    Posts: 925



    You're just not trying hard enough............................
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  18. alanp561
    Joined: Oct 1, 2017
    Posts: 1,734


    I don't know what you guys are drinking but I'll have a double:D

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