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Old 05-29-2006, 01:37 PM   #15
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Lightbulb Minuet?

dwightdi has us in a spin and maybe knows more ... Dwight? Can you stop chuckling long enough to give us some clue on source of the photo or a higher resolution on the front windows.

Stef, you got me thinking. The rear window also has rounded corners. The rear light contours aren't like anything I recognize. Looking closely at the limited resolution I can begin to detect a front pano window frame above the "tree" painted at the front. Are we looking at a Minuet with the pano window painted over? Why is why they call it 'tortured tin.' Interesting big box on the rear bumper...

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Old 05-29-2006, 03:18 PM   #16
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i think you are on to something, i see that tail light box too!

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Old 05-29-2006, 05:59 PM   #17
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That thing should have a Surgeons Generals Warning on the side of it for being hazardous to our health..... I think I'd drive off the road if that passed me on the highway from rubbernecking!!!!
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Old 05-29-2006, 06:36 PM   #18
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The painted one has me scratching my head - seems like the square window on the front (like my 68 has) doesn't go with the rounded window on the side (like argosys have). What is it?
Look close, the wing windows have been painted over. And from the taillight housing, and reflectors mounted low on the corners, as well as the color of the belly pan, I would say it is a 73 or 74 Argosy 20.
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Old 05-29-2006, 07:03 PM   #19
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I think the one on the car looks really well done actually. The windows seem to be nicely integrated into the body. What kind of car is that?
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Old 05-29-2006, 07:09 PM   #20
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I think the one on the car looks really well done actually. The windows seem to be nicely integrated into the body. What kind of car is that?
Oldsmobile Toronado. IIRC it was 500 cubic inch front wheel drive. Similar to the drive package on the GMC motorhomes of that era.

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Old 05-29-2006, 08:18 PM   #21
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Oldsmobile Toronado. IIRC it was 500 cubic inch front wheel drive. Similar to the drive package on the GMC motorhomes of that era.

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my guess is 1967.

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Perfect Timing...

...for a quick pop in to the forums.

I bet everyone is out traveling about to all the summer camps.

This is what we have been up to with the "Doner Ella" In the interim of us stripping her out - she is set up in a new camping spot - doubling as a Bunkie extension.

The back was so damaged we would never get it to stop leaking and thus ruin the rest of the trailer - a "Gypsy Wagon" she has become.

Everything still works! a few plumbing leaks - that was to be expected and some damaged propane lines.

It was a sad site - but at least from the rear she now blends in with our homestead.

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Old 05-29-2006, 09:29 PM   #23
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...for a quick pop in to the forums.

I bet everyone is out traveling about to all the summer camps.

This is what we have been up to with the "Doner Ella" In the interim of us stripping her out - she is set up in a new camping spot - doubling as a Bunkie extension.

It was a sad site - but at least from the rear she now blends in with our homestead.

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From "tortured tin" you have created a thing of beauty.
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Old 05-29-2006, 10:32 PM   #24
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Wow, that's a great use for a trailer that's had one end smashed - it looks really classy! Much better than ending up stripped in the junkyard!
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Old 05-29-2006, 10:44 PM   #26
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Here is one with a bad case of rear end sag. I did not want to attempt it. Only wanted $600 for it.
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The 68 Safari I just bought has a flat window on the front and a rounded one on the side, just where that painted one has one, only my window is wider.


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