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Old 03-06-2013, 06:47 PM   #41
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ther makes for very relaxed tootling around town.

You could say I like my Citroens!
We've hired Citroen C5s in France for vacations and for work. Mostly diesels, both sedans and estates. Very impressive cars. We really liked them.
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We've hired Citroen C5s in France for vacations and for work. Mostly diesels, both sedans and estates. Very impressive cars. We really liked them.
Citroen has always built a nice car. They failed in the US as almost every other European car company has (except the Germans) by not understanding the US car business. They all tried to run their operations as they were in Europe. Small mom and pop business with the owner living upstairs. Parts available with in a week or two and so on. That didn't work here even in the 50' and 60's. Renault tried twice, the second time with even buying an American company in 1979. But due to the in fighting and the hard heads of the French that didn't work either.

Fiat is the company that is going to pull it off. They have pulled Chrysler back from the grave for the third time. Yes with the US government's help but to be fair they have repaid everything ahead of schedule. The Fiat 500 is here as well as the Alfa Giulietta, which is the new Dodge Dart. The Dart is built here in the US and will be shipped world wide. The Alfa 4-C will be coming later this year under the Alfa name plate. It is a high tech carbon fiber body with a weight of 2000 lbs and a 1.75 L, Turbo, Direct Injection engine that puts out 240 HP. Corvette stand by. This may be another share of your market leaving.

Beside how bad can a Citroen be, Simon Baker, the Mentalist drives one on TV and Peter Sellers drove one into the swimming pool as Inspector Clouseau.
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Bwa hahahaha love it mate! Might make that my new avatar hahahahahahahahahahahaha
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The Burb, the old Buick and the Golf will probably get sold this year.
Is the pickup 1/2 ton?
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I think it's a 3/4 ton. It's my wife's garden truck. Just took the carburetor off and down to the shop for a rebuild. It's got a 350 engine in it that's not the original. Has a low geared rear end and a very crisp shifting 3 speed auto. We bought it from a guy that had it to tow his Airstream trailer. If the Suburban dies the PU will have to tow the boats and our utility trailer.
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I think it's a 3/4 ton. It's my wife's garden truck. Just took the carburetor off and down to the shop for a rebuild. It's got a 350 engine in it that's not the original. Has a low geared rear end and a very crisp shifting 3 speed auto. We bought it from a guy that had it to tow his Airstream trailer. If the Suburban dies the PU will have to tow the boats and our utility trailer.
Must be a C20?
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No .. it says Chyenne-10 so I'd re-guess it's a 1 ton. It rides nice for a truck. Got the carb back today. What's your interest in it?
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No .. it says Chyenne-10 so I'd re-guess it's a 1 ton. It rides nice for a truck. Got the carb back today. What's your interest in it?
It's a half ton then. I just like those year Chevy trucks.
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It's a half ton then. I just like those year Chevy trucks.
I like em also,
I'm kinda a Chevy 67-72 guru of sorts. I used to collect em, right now I'm down to 67 4X4 stepside shortbed (very rare) and a 70 suburban 4X4. Recently sold a 72 1 ton, 70 3/4 ton 4X4 burban, 72 shortbed 4X4 and a 70 burban. Got rid of a few other types anticipating a future trawler purchase
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I like em also,
I'm kinda a Chevy 67-72 guru of sorts. I used to collect em, right now I'm down to 67 4X4 stepside shortbed (very rare) and a 70 suburban 4X4. Recently sold a 72 1 ton, 70 3/4 ton 4X4 burban, 72 shortbed 4X4 and a 70 burban. Got rid of a few other types anticipating a future trawler purchase
Never owned one just a fan. The right truck can bring nice $$$ at a collector car auction.
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Don't have many pics of vehicles but here's another of the 72 Chevy and the Burb. Also seen is my new carport shelter under construction. The Burb has a 4 speed truck trans ... Rogue how rare is that? Is that a BSA in your avatar?

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