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Now famous in Iowa and Sweden
« on: August 19, 2015, 07:43:57 AM »
I attended the National Hobo Days car show in Britt Iowa a couple of weeks ago and the local paper wrote this article.
Follow the link below. ;D

http://globegazette.com/brittnewstribune/news/local/car-gets-looks-in-britt/article_d344a373-de58-5f2a-814e-c627b4080066.html

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Re: Now famous in Iowa and Sweden
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2015, 07:53:46 AM »
Way cool.. 8)
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Re: Now famous in Iowa and Sweden
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2015, 04:34:39 PM »
Now that's a keeper, I remember when they came off the truck "NEW" back then when I worked at the ford dealership ,  great memory's
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Re: Now famous in Iowa and Sweden
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2015, 03:20:02 AM »
Great article!  I love it when our little ponies get positive press!!!


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Re: Now famous in Iowa and Sweden
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2015, 07:00:00 AM »
Way cool!!!!
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Re: Now famous in Iowa and Sweden
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2015, 12:29:53 PM »
Perhaps it is the angle, lighting etc., but the black portion of the paint scheme on the panel looks similar to the inverted trapezoid side/rear window on the Gremlin.  The black outline seems to indicate they were trying to unify the actual side window on the Pinto wagon and a faux window that was painted (or decal?) on.  I never noticed this before.

  I did a Google search of cruise wagons and found a few that were solid color. The side windows does look rather abrupt, square and somewhat small (in comparison to the rear panel) with the port hole looking too far rearward.