We saw this Iconic Movie Car

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We saw this Iconic Movie Car

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Post by 1967 S Code » 11 Jun 2017, 11:42

My wife, son and I were in Charlotte North Carolina yesterday. We saw this Iconic Movie Car on I-85. We laughed and laughed talking about the National Lampoon Vacation movies. It even had Aunt Edna's body tied to the top of the car.

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Post by TheRktmn » 11 Jun 2017, 12:51

That's too funny. I love that movie. It has all it's hubcaps so I guess it hasn't been through St Louis yet. LOL

It's amazing that even after all the modifications I can still see the Ford LTD Wagon Barris started with (maybe I'm dating myself since I saw the movie in a theater, not on cable TV).

Here's the story of the one in your vids: http://griswoldfamilyvacations.com/maik ... truckster/
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Post by guitar74 » 11 Jun 2017, 14:20

That's awesome. I think the funniest thing I have seen on the freeway was the Oscar Meyer wiener mobile. I saw it twice. One time it passed me at 90 heading east bound on I-20 & the next time I saw it broke down heading west bound. Again on I-20. My drummer was in the car with me the first time and he always gave me crap about the wiener mobile going by me at 90. "You got your doors blown off by the wiener mobile!" I must have heard that at every rehearsal for six months.

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Post by Local Hero » 11 Jun 2017, 19:18

I don't know where he's from but there was a guy on Power Tour years ago with a Truckster. He even had the empty dog leash hanging from the rear bumper.

Yeah Bob... I saw the movie in the theater also.
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Post by 1967 S Code » 11 Jun 2017, 19:40

TheRktmn wrote:
11 Jun 2017, 12:51
That's too funny. I love that movie. It has all it's hubcaps so I guess it hasn't been through St Louis yet. LOL
I know St. Louis is classic, "Roll 'em Up!"
I saw it in the theatre as well.

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Heavy Duty Suspension, Power Disc Brakes, Rader Wheels


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Post by Gyrhead » 20 Jun 2017, 14:58

One of the best movies, ever. And yes, I saw it in the theatre too.
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Post by BossElim69 » 21 Jun 2017, 05:47

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