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Discussion in 'General Automotive Discussion' started by Samy, Feb 22, 2006.

  1. jm2

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  2. ApexOversteer

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    Can anyone help me with this lost little gem?
     

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  3. mcimino

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    Came across someone trying to locate this car...has anyone ever seen it or know where it is now?

    Early 50's SCCA Special, last seen in the Long Island area, this particular car was popular on the Bridgehampton scene in the early 50's. This car was made up of a hodgepodge of parts, fiberglass, aluminum, bondo! a true "Special" it had a Lea-Francis 1.5L motor in it, last seen in the early 60's in Long Island in rough used shape may be red now and most likely in rough shape maybe with a small block motor now. Maybe sitting in decay in a barn near you.

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  4. Texas Forever

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    Go to 0:56. Interesting looking

     
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  7. torquespeak

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    Do you know the reg number / licence plate? Might help to identify the chassis...

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  8. El Wayne

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    Silver Wraith converted to shooting brake at some point. Probably not significant, but "special" in that I've never seen another like it.
     
  9. NbyNW

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    Thanks. It’s still sitting outside at a neighbors. Over a month now.
     
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  12. Texas Forever

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    Scary. Crash happened at 6:00 am, when it is still dark. Who knows what happened? But I'm concerned because I have a client with a '59 white and red vette.
     
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    Evidence suggests possible foul play....
     
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    It is a 56 or 57.
     
  15. Smiles

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    Of course. Single headlights.

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  16. Texas Forever

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    That's the report this morning. Fortunately, it was not my client. He has a '59, which is kinda for sale if anyone is interested.
     
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    Upon officer's arrival, the driver was deceased," Conroe Police Lt. James Kelemen said. "After an autopsy, the cause of death was determined to be a gunshot wound. The Conroe Police Department is actively working this case and we do not have any further information to release at this time."
     
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    A gunshot wound that causes a vintage Corvette to crash???
     
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    Thanks Wayne!
     
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