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 "Tune By Tuna" car show, Spfld. MA, Smith and Wesson grounds

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PostSubject: "Tune By Tuna" car show, Spfld. MA, Smith and Wesson grounds   Mon Jul 29, 2013 10:18 pm

Has anyone ever gone to this show?  It's apparently in August and while it has all sorts of different stuff, there is a notable vintage police car presence as well.  



http://www.tunebytuna.com/car_show.htm
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PostSubject: Re: "Tune By Tuna" car show, Spfld. MA, Smith and Wesson grounds   Mon Jul 29, 2013 10:54 pm

Matt Trakker wrote:
Has anyone ever gone to this show?  It's apparently in August and while it has all sorts of different stuff, there is a notable vintage police car presence as well.  



http://www.tunebytuna.com/car_show.htm


That could be a cool venue for Justin's meet!


If not that ^ I would be down to go. I have to head that way for some pahhhts anyway
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PostSubject: Re: "Tune By Tuna" car show, Spfld. MA, Smith and Wesson grounds   Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:28 pm

1984twodoor wrote:
Matt Trakker wrote:
Has anyone ever gone to this show?  It's apparently in August and while it has all sorts of different stuff, there is a notable vintage police car presence as well.  



http://www.tunebytuna.com/car_show.htm


That could be a cool venue for Justin's meet!

Agreed. I'll probably be there if anyone ends up going. I thought it was the following weekend. But I dont think I can change the date a 3rd time Laughing 

I used to go to the Tuna show every year. Last time I went was maybe 9-10 years ago, but it's a good show, always a good crowd, and the police exhibit is cool. Lots of old cruisers. Several 9C1's of various vintage always there too.
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PostSubject: Re: "Tune By Tuna" car show, Spfld. MA, Smith and Wesson grounds   Tue Jul 30, 2013 4:54 pm

I have a picture of that LTD from maybe 10 years ago. I forget where it was. I think its one of the single headlamp years before the duals. 83?84?
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PostSubject: Re: "Tune By Tuna" car show, Spfld. MA, Smith and Wesson grounds   Tue Jul 30, 2013 4:55 pm

MASShole9C1 wrote:
I have a picture of that LTD from maybe 10 years ago. I forget where it was. I think its one of the single headlamp years before the duals. 83?84?

The Springfield one? Its a '79
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PostSubject: Re: "Tune By Tuna" car show, Spfld. MA, Smith and Wesson grounds   Tue Jul 30, 2013 4:56 pm

The duals were around from the beginning in 1979, but if you got an LTD "S" it had the 2 big sealed beam headlights instead of quads. You never, ever see those anymore!
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PostSubject: Re: "Tune By Tuna" car show, Spfld. MA, Smith and Wesson grounds   Tue Jul 30, 2013 4:59 pm

Thanks for the clarification. I had an 87,88, and 89 all P71s. Rotted.
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PostSubject: Re: "Tune By Tuna" car show, Spfld. MA, Smith and Wesson grounds   Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:00 pm

Here's another picture of it. *Edit, look at the blue municipal plate, "1979" Cool Razz 

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PostSubject: Re: "Tune By Tuna" car show, Spfld. MA, Smith and Wesson grounds   Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:03 pm

Also, I'm pretty sure that the "S" was only available until 1982. In 1983, they stopped putting the "FORD" emblem on it, and used the blue oval that came back into use around that time. It was then that the LTD name went to the Fox body cars and the big one became the LTD Crown Victoria (you could get one before that on the original Panthers but it was an option package with landau roof, etc.)

In Canada, I'm pretty sure that Mercury sold a version of the Marquis called a Meteor or a Marquis S or something like that, which was a totally bare bones Marquis Panther with like no trim on it and no options. Like the Canadian Bel Air that went to 1981 or whatever?
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PostSubject: Re: "Tune By Tuna" car show, Spfld. MA, Smith and Wesson grounds   Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:20 pm

Matt Trakker wrote:
Also, I'm pretty sure that the "S" was only available until 1982.  In 1983, they stopped putting the "FORD" emblem on it, and used the blue oval that came back into use around that time.  It was then that the LTD name went to the Fox body cars and the big one became the LTD Crown Victoria (you could get one before that on the original Panthers but it was an option package with landau roof, etc.)

In Canada, I'm pretty sure that Mercury sold a version of the Marquis called a Meteor or a Marquis S or something like that, which was a totally bare bones Marquis Panther with like no trim on it and no options.  Like the Canadian Bel Air that went to 1981 or whatever?

This threadjack...


 
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PostSubject: Re: "Tune By Tuna" car show, Spfld. MA, Smith and Wesson grounds   Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:47 pm

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PostSubject: Re: "Tune By Tuna" car show, Spfld. MA, Smith and Wesson grounds   Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:12 am

1984twodoor wrote:
Matt Trakker wrote:
Has anyone ever gone to this show?  It's apparently in August and while it has all sorts of different stuff, there is a notable vintage police car presence as well.  



http://www.tunebytuna.com/car_show.htm


That could be a cool venue for Justin's meet!


If not that ^ I would be down to go. I have to head that way for some pahhhts anyway

Yes you do....and I ned my pahhhts too lol

Its been a long time coming eh?
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PostSubject: Re: "Tune By Tuna" car show, Spfld. MA, Smith and Wesson grounds   Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:21 am

Matt Trakker wrote:
In Canada, I'm pretty sure that Mercury sold a version of the Marquis called a Meteor or a Marquis S or something like that, which was a totally bare bones Marquis Panther with like no trim on it and no options.  Like the Canadian Bel Air that went to 1981 or whatever?

Marquis-Meteor. The LTD S was also sold in Canada as the Custom 500 until 1981.
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PostSubject: Re: "Tune By Tuna" car show, Spfld. MA, Smith and Wesson grounds   Wed Jul 31, 2013 2:24 pm

Matt Trakker wrote:

bfurches wrote:
1984twodoor wrote:
Matt Trakker wrote:
Has anyone ever gone to this show?  It's apparently in August and while it has all sorts of different stuff, there is a notable vintage police car presence as well.  



http://www.tunebytuna.com/car_show.htm


That could be a cool venue for Justin's meet!


If not that ^ I would be down to go. I have to head that way for some pahhhts anyway

Yes you do....and I ned my pahhhts too lol

Its been a long time coming eh?

Surprised I know. Lot of stuff going on here and a big drive between us! Soon though!




Matt, is that a panther or an fox body rotting in that junkyard pic?
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PostSubject: Re: "Tune By Tuna" car show, Spfld. MA, Smith and Wesson grounds   Wed Jul 31, 2013 3:00 pm

It's a Marquis Meteor...the Panther...I guess there was never actually any "Meteor" designation on the cars themselves, it was just called that in the sales literature, etc.  Also, even though they were the base model, you could order them with options so I'm sure many wound up with a few things added like power windows, etc.  Like with my Impala, usually the Caprice Classic of the time would be loaded up but I've seen an Impala Sport Coupe with power windows, Comfortron, etc., and Caprices with crank windows, no AC...

This is a Meteor:



Also, I guess in 1982, they were putting the blue oval on the LTD S as well just like the trucks, etc. That would be a rare car to have...



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PostSubject: Re: "Tune By Tuna" car show, Spfld. MA, Smith and Wesson grounds   Wed Jul 31, 2013 3:21 pm

One does not simply survive without AC Smile  sunny Crying or Very sad 
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PostSubject: Re: "Tune By Tuna" car show, Spfld. MA, Smith and Wesson grounds   Wed Jul 31, 2013 3:25 pm

MASShole9C1 wrote:
One does not simply survive without AC Smile  sunny Crying or Very sad 

I do...lol. But I generally take the Tahoe if it's ridiculous out. Smile 
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