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8/13/79 - find the Elite
002-014-n011 by collations, on Flickr
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Back in the late 60's and 70's all of us kids had denim outfits (not blue like jeans, but all different colors). Matching pants and shirt/jacket outfits with contrasting stitching. Horrible. Also, polyester was making a big showing. I can remember my Dad wearing the polyester Bermuda shorts, black socks, loafers, and a white Tee shirt when he mowed the grass or grilled. Seeing your Dad/Grandfather in that picture above reminded me of the polyester Sansabelts our Dad's and Grandfathers wore back then. Priceless. You could order them from the back of the Parade insert in the Sunday paper.

Thanks for the good memories!!
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Originally posted by unlovedford unlovedford wrote:

Back in the late 60's and 70's all of us kids had denim outfits (not blue like jeans, but all different colors). Matching pants and shirt/jacket outfits with contrasting stitching. Horrible. Also, polyester was making a big showing. I can remember my Dad wearing the polyester Bermuda shorts, black socks, loafers, and a white Tee shirt when he mowed the grass or grilled. Seeing your Dad/Grandfather in that picture above reminded me of the polyester Sansabelts our Dad's and Grandfathers wore back then. Priceless. You could order them from the back of the Parade insert in the Sunday paper.

Thanks for the good memories!!

I could see myself in denim or Hawaiian style bermuda shorts maybe...

Old trends are all that interest me when it comes to fashion.



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I wonder if that's a 74-76 Montego or a 77 wagon
008-112-n020 by collations, on Flickr
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9/79
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Another picture in front of that same house in 1986
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9/9/69 - car was hit on multiple occasions and eventually totalled
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Solvang, CA
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What a varied selection in the above picture. Capri, 240/260, T Bird, C-10, Dodges, imports, Charger, Country Squire, Torino...Very nice and the color retention is amazing.
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Originally posted by unlovedford unlovedford wrote:

What a varied selection in the above picture. Capri, 240/260, T Bird, C-10, Dodges, imports, Charger, Country Squire, Torino...Very nice and the color retention is amazing.

I wonder how many of them are still around. 
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Gotta go grainy once in a while. 
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That '69 Torino 428 CJ in the junkyard thread raced this car and won:
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