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8 minutes ago, Ben Bruce aka First Born said:

 

 '49 or '50 Mercury?    '54 Plymouth grill?

 

  Ben

 

Nah.  It's a Buick customized with Mercury and Plymouth parts. The Venti-Ports give it away................Bob

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8 minutes ago, avgwarhawk said:

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This is what happens when you try break in line ahead of someone to get your carburetor cleaned. :)

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How many of you know why this is called a mansfield bar?

 

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Probably cause some guy named Mansfield said let's put a bar on these trucks to make the leveler activate without a person pushing a button.

 

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Federal regulations required this bar be added to trailers after Jane Mansfield was killed when her Buick ran under the back of a trailer and she was killed.

 

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Her daughter Mariska Hargity was in the back seat at the time of the accident.  If the name is not familiar to you, she is the star of Law and Order SVU

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21 hours ago, RivNut said:

How many of you know why this is called a mansfield bar?

 

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A mandated safety device to prevent decapitation. 

 

Next question:  Who was the rear seat passenger who survived the accident?

 

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Did you read the caption below the picture that I posted?

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