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Old 06-29-2016, 05:32 PM
Magiver Magiver is offline
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The long hood was for straight eights and other monstrously huge engines. Seriously, some of those engines looked like they were built for tug boats.

And I've seen old Buicks with a fold down 3rd seat behind the driver's seat. Not sure if that is representative of other cars of that era.