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Zippy
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Re: Wait a minute...
Zippy   9/13/2013 9:12:45 PM
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Charles, Two Lane Blacktop is a bit of a cult film from 1971

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Two-Lane_Blacktop

but when you have the singer James Taylor as the driver of a '55 Chevy street rod and Dennis Wilson (the drummer of the Beach Boys) as his mechanic, and they are racing a 1970 GTO across the United States for pink slips, you've got yourself a car movie!  :)

Charles Murray
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Re: Wait a minute...
Charles Murray   9/13/2013 6:32:16 PM
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Zippy, I'm researching another movie cars story. What's Two-Lane Blacktop? Is it well known? I have to admit I've never heard of it.

Zippy
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Re: Wait a minute...
Zippy   9/10/2013 9:31:11 PM
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Thanks, Charles.  Somehow i missed the Ferrari in the midst of all the Mustang pictures...  As an alternative, can I offer the '55 Chevy street racer from "Two Lane Blacktop," starring James Taylor?   :)

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Re: Wait a minute...
Charles Murray   9/10/2013 7:25:41 PM
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Are you interested in the actual car used in the movie, Zippy? The one shown in Slide 16?

Zippy
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Wait a minute...
Zippy   9/8/2013 8:30:51 PM
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I'm a little late to this discussion, but where is the 1961 Ferrari GT California from "Ferris Bueller's Day Off?"

 

Anyone?

 

Bueller?

OLD_CURMUDGEON
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Re: The one I think is best
OLD_CURMUDGEON   9/3/2013 9:35:06 AM
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Had two close friends with GTO's.  One still has his..... a '67 GTO ragtop, with a scraped out Chevy 427 & four speed.  Dark blue metallic w/ white interior & ragtop.  The other was a 1970 JUDGE in orange.....  That one is long since departed by accident!  The other one is relegated to "show-duty" only.....

JimT@Future-Product-Innovations
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Re: Best Movie cars
JimT@Future-Product-Innovations   7/12/2013 3:26:35 PM
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( Sorry, Charlie! ) I'm not age sensitive either, but I keep bumping into several who are – so  I thought your comment sounded like it – (No Offense!  We can laugh at it together ! )

Charles Murray
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Re: The one I think is best
Charles Murray   7/10/2013 7:14:11 PM
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Thanks for the heads-up on all those GTOs, GTOlover. I think we're getting closer to Best Movie Cars, Part 2.

Charles Murray
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Re: Best Fictional Cars
Charles Murray   7/9/2013 7:17:03 PM
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Interesting link, Nancy. I'm not sure the Flintstones car is completely fictional, however. Many years ago, I owned a '65 Chevy Bel Air with a rusted-out floor in the back. I could have put my feet through it and pushed it forward like Fred Fintstone.

GTOlover
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Re: The one I think is best
GTOlover   7/9/2013 8:27:00 AM
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Since I am a GTO lover, might I suggest these cars from various movies:

1967 GTO - Vin Diesel drove in Triple XXX

1970 GTO Judge - in Two Lane Blacktop (classic movie)

1969 GTO (highly modified) - Monkeemobile

1969 GTO - the 2004 release of The Punisher movie

There were several other various GTOs used as props and cameos, but these listed used the car extensively.

I must also point out the grandfather of cars that really isn't a car: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!

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