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just in NZ?
06/19/10 at 03:01:15
 
When we bought our 63 Classic home and it still had the 'Rambler' badge (BIG badge) on the boot, parked it with the boot facing towards the road....and I don't now how many people asked me if it was a cross between a zepher and a holden........I honestly didn't realise people were that thick!  Shocked
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Reply #1 - 10/07/10 at 04:32:42
 
Try sitting at a cruise in with tags that read - 64RMBLR - and being asked  1) what kind of car IS that?  Or 2) What year is that? Roll Eyes  Or over hearing it being called "some kind of weird Dodge".  My 64 Rambler American Wagon.  Don't drive the convertible, (65 Rambler American 440), you get " That thing really got a 440 in it" I usually tell them it at least a 440cc,(232ci).  Ron White is RIGHT!!!!
 
Just keep'em guessing, hee hee!
 
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Reply #2 - 11/16/10 at 01:37:49
 
Quote from Graewolf59 on 10/07/10 at 04:32:42:
 Don't drive the convertible, (65 Rambler American 440), you get " That thing really got a 440 in it" I usually tell them it at least a 440cc,(232ci).  Ron White is RIGHT!!!!

Just keep'em guessing, hee hee!

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Dodge 440s were pretty good for that too .. 'cept I think most were built before the 440 was available (413/426 Wedge biggest engine at that time?)
 
In Australia (and NZ?) we had a Ford Cortina 440.  Imagine that with a 440 in it! Smiley
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Reply #3 - 11/23/10 at 03:05:19
 
Imagine the looks you woul get with an 880 Ambo !
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Reply #4 - 11/23/10 at 19:09:25
 
Back in 1966 my Dad bought a new Dodge Polara 880... I guess it would be slower than an Ambo 880 because the Polara was likely heavier  Wink.
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Reply #5 - 05/14/11 at 00:29:18
 
that would make my old American "330" real slow.......
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Reply #6 - 06/22/11 at 22:51:27
 
I get the bulged eyes on my Classic 660 for the same reason, then I tell them I might convert it to a 770 and I'm looking for an Ambassador 990. I just let them freak out a little and walk away.
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Reply #7 - 06/22/11 at 23:50:03
 
Just happened again! TWICE in one day when i had the rag out for a little cruise.  Roll Eyes GrinSometimes you just want to go  Smiley Grin
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