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old cars in old movies tv shows #4799131 06/27/18 05:23 PM
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Who will admit to watching old movies/tv shows to see the old vehicles????

Re: old cars in old movies tv shows [Re: raaizin] #4799133 06/27/18 05:24 PM
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I totally do.

Re: old cars in old movies tv shows [Re: raaizin] #4799153 06/27/18 05:51 PM
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The Notebook, for all the '40s cars shown in flashbacks.


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Re: old cars in old movies tv shows [Re: raaizin] #4799175 06/27/18 06:14 PM
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I'd be ashamed if I watched the original "Robocop", 1987, again just to see a Taurus.....


Seriously, I think I watched Vanishing Point to see a 1970 Challenger:


.... and then the not-so-awful 1997 re-make (Viggo!)

Re: old cars in old movies tv shows [Re: raaizin] #4799188 06/27/18 06:25 PM
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'16 Camry LE STP synth 0w20 and STP filter. the Fridge

1994 Ranger ,the Rat, 5w30 dino, STP filter

'16 Camry SE, Valvoline HM 0w20 and OEM filter
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Re: old cars in old movies tv shows [Re: raaizin] #4799211 06/27/18 06:50 PM
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I never get tired of the Duel truck. https://youtu.be/dr3YqA91b6E


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Re: old cars in old movies tv shows [Re: raaizin] #4799248 06/27/18 08:04 PM
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American Graffiti. Best car movie ever. Harrison Ford in a 55 Chevy.

Last edited by Snagglefoot; 06/27/18 08:05 PM.

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Re: old cars in old movies tv shows [Re: raaizin] #4799294 06/27/18 09:17 PM
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Aloha Bobby and Rose. Terrible movie awesome Camaro.


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Re: old cars in old movies tv shows [Re: raaizin] #4799309 06/27/18 10:01 PM
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How about the best car chase movie of all time, Bullitt.
Mustang, Charger, Porsche 356, numerous others.


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Re: old cars in old movies tv shows [Re: TheLoneRanger] #4799318 06/27/18 10:17 PM
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Originally Posted By: TheLoneRanger
How about the best car chase movie of all time, Bullitt.
Mustang, Charger, Porsche 356, numerous others.

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Re: old cars in old movies tv shows [Re: raaizin] #4799321 06/27/18 10:30 PM
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One of my favorite "B" movies is HOT ROD, an ABC 1979 made-for-TV movie. (Not to be confused with the 2007 "Hot Rod" movie) It's as cheesy as they come, the definition is fuzzy, but once again, it was made for TV back in 1979.
The two main cars in the movie are a Hemi-powered Willys and an Oldsmobile 442. It stars Gregg Henry and Pernell Roberts. I've seen this movie sold on ebay before, but it's hit-and-miss.
Two thumbs up!

Re: old cars in old movies tv shows [Re: raaizin] #4799358 06/28/18 12:20 AM
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My wife and I have been bingeing Call the Midwife for the last few months - the 100E and A40 Somerset are always parked up, and a Morris Commercial is always in use... the Doctor uses an MG Magnette. In season 6 the new London Taxi appears alongside the original Austin taxi.


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Re: old cars in old movies tv shows [Re: raaizin] #4799421 06/28/18 05:50 AM
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I always find it interesting in the old 30's to 60's shows that everyone including the driver, gets in, and out of the car on the passenger side. My 1950 Chevy truck has a key lock only on the passenger side. You have to lock the drivers door on the inside, then slide out the other side.


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Re: old cars in old movies tv shows [Re: Snagglefoot] #4799444 06/28/18 06:40 AM
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Originally Posted By: Snagglefoot
American Graffiti. Best car movie ever. Harrison Ford in a 55 Chevy.


And Ron Howard's 58 Chevy, and Suzanne Summers 56 T-Bird, to name a few. Great movie.


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Re: old cars in old movies tv shows [Re: Chris142] #4799478 06/28/18 07:40 AM
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Originally Posted By: Chris142
I never get tired of the Duel truck. https://youtu.be/dr3YqA91b6E


That truck, and stock footage from the movie is in an episode of "The Hulk".


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