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My mother claims cars were more recognizable 60 years ago. I analyze decades and disagree (Part 2 – the 1960s))

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CONTINUED FROM PART 1… (Attempting to resolve a debate with my mother that cars from the late 1940s and ’50s on any given street were more recognizable than now, I take a look at some of the more popular design … Continue reading

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A look back at simulated wire wheel covers. Part 2: the 1960s

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By 1960, wire wheel covers had become a fixture on American roads.  During the previous decade, American automakers equipped them on everything from Buicks and Oldsmobiles to sleek sports cars such as the Kaiser Darrin and Nash-Healey Lemans. Similar to … Continue reading

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Alternative gear shift levers through the years

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The American Business Dictionary defines the word alternative as “One of two or more ways of achieving the same desired end or goal.  An alternative need not be a close substitute for the first choice (or other alternatives), but it … Continue reading

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When classics were born – a collection of assembly line pictures

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“I created you inside of me. I watched your body form then come together, growing in size. I smiled as you first made your way along the floor. Treading slowly on all fours. You were flawless and beautiful, yet unscathed … Continue reading

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