Old Man with a Hat
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- Jan 30, 2012
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I know the car well. It belonged to the previous owner of my 300 and I have a lot of "seat time", driving and riding in it. He (Bruce) sold it to the present owner when he bought my 300.
There is a 383 under the hood, although (IIRC) the original motor is long gone. The owner lives on Long Island. The car is actually very rust free and Bruce has always regretted selling it.
A couple months ago, I ran into a guy that owned it before Bruce and had owned it since he was in high school. I hadn't seen him in quite a few years. He had been given the car by his father, who owned a body shop, as a "project". The car was still fairly new, but had been wrecked. That owner (Tony) fixed it and had it for a while. I don't know the history between Bruce and Tony though. I also didn't know Tony when he had the car.
The present owner came up to me on Saturday and thought I was Bruce. (...) The present owner added the stripes and other emblems not original to the car.
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This was when Carlisle did the "burnout contest". This pic was in one of the Mopar magazines.
Bruce at the wheel with @march 's wife in the passenger seat. Note Purple Heart NY plate. Bruce was wounded in Viet Nam.
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Is this the same black/blue 1970 Plymouth Fury 'vert back in 2003? The mirror is different but the lower quarter has the exact same (incorrect) curvature: