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Forum: Lounge Yesterday, 10:54 AM
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Posted By Keith Seymore
I can’t answer how these decisions were made...

I can’t answer how these decisions were made specifically, but I can answer generally how the process works.

Typically there is some form of “execution team”, consisting of the various disciplines...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 09-03-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By Keith Seymore
Typically back then you could mix and match...

Typically back then you could mix and match whatever you wanted (ie, not so many "packages" as there are today).

Without verifying my sense is that the hood tach was a stand alone option.
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Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 08-30-2019, 10:48 AM
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Views: 909
Posted By Keith Seymore
Well done - I'd be interested in some data,...

Well done -

I'd be interested in some data, too, if you are at liberty to share.

K
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 08-29-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Keith Seymore
One additional thought: at Flint Assembly we had...

One additional thought: at Flint Assembly we had several smaller paint "pots", where fleet or special colors could be loaded without affecting the mainstream larger volume system.

That way there...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 08-29-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Keith Seymore
Special paint process (for Pontiac branded...

Special paint process (for Pontiac branded vehicles) as recorded by author/artist/historian Eric White:



Note that this was specific to Pontiac, so the Central Office involvement for a...
Forum: Lounge 08-27-2019, 03:52 PM
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Posted By Keith Seymore
Probably better than the usual moniker (ie...

Probably better than the usual moniker (ie "suicide doors").

K
Forum: Lounge 08-26-2019, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Keith Seymore
The Jensen T-37 was front-and-center of the...

The Jensen T-37 was front-and-center of the Gilmore Muscle Car display, until it was displaced by this car:

(sorry Dan and Dennis!)
Forum: Lounge 08-26-2019, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Keith Seymore
Also - in the spirit of "hey - it's the same...

Also - in the spirit of "hey - it's the same car":

These two Pontiacs are the same car.

According to Pontiac enthusiast/GM Design Center retiree Jeff Denison: some time after the tire test GTO...
Forum: Lounge 08-26-2019, 04:25 PM
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Views: 527,426
Posted By Keith Seymore
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Forum: Lounge 08-26-2019, 11:00 AM
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Views: 527,426
Posted By Keith Seymore
Some bank robbers prefer Ford products. K

Some bank robbers prefer Ford products.

K
Forum: Lounge 08-26-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10,031
Views: 527,426
Posted By Keith Seymore
Comment #1: Tom Gale grew up in Flint. He used...

Comment #1: Tom Gale grew up in Flint. He used to pump our gas at the local Shell station when I was a kid.

Comment #2: In my current gig as an Accessory Design/Release engineer for Nissan,...
Forum: Lounge 08-23-2019, 01:10 AM
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Views: 527,426
Posted By Keith Seymore
"Two speed" windshield wipers, perhaps? ...

"Two speed" windshield wipers, perhaps?

K
Forum: Lounge 08-22-2019, 06:50 PM
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Posted By Keith Seymore
By the way: the red car belongs to Dennis and...

By the way: the red car belongs to Dennis and Mary Koss, the only two time winners of the Van Seymore Award at the Widetrackers Dustoff show.
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Forum: Lounge 08-22-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10,031
Views: 527,426
Posted By Keith Seymore
They were an aftermarket thing that Mr Wangers...

They were an aftermarket thing that Mr Wangers was quite fond of.

Dad was pretty pleased that he managed to fend them off on our Wangers prepped '63.



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Forum: Lounge 08-21-2019, 03:44 PM
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Views: 527,426
Posted By Keith Seymore
That's the name of my Ralph Nader audio book...

That's the name of my Ralph Nader audio book spoof.

K
Forum: Lounge 08-20-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By Keith Seymore
LOL! Well spoken, sir. K

LOL!

Well spoken, sir.

K
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - For Sale 08-20-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By Keith Seymore
I recognize those part numbers - We used to...

I recognize those part numbers -

We used to use the 3846202 to attach the front of the truck fenders to the radiator support in the assembly plant.

There were two suppliers: Lang and...
Forum: Pit Area - Racing 08-20-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By Keith Seymore
Scott Chevelle (NMCA Open Comp) and COPO. ...

Scott Chevelle (NMCA Open Comp) and COPO.

We'll try to park together but it doesn't always work out.

K
Forum: Pit Area - Racing 08-20-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By Keith Seymore
Me (NMCA Nostalgia Muscle Car, True Street,...

Me (NMCA Nostalgia Muscle Car, True Street, bracket):
Forum: Lounge 08-20-2019, 11:23 AM
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Views: 527,426
Posted By Keith Seymore
Reminds me of this photo. Joe Bortz insisted...

Reminds me of this photo.

Joe Bortz insisted I sit in the car for a pic.

K
Forum: Lounge 08-20-2019, 11:17 AM
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Views: 527,426
Posted By Keith Seymore
Yes - I saw it at some point on Saturday during...

Yes - I saw it at some point on Saturday during the "normal" part of the cruise.

He was being well behaved at that time.

K
Forum: Pit Area - Racing 08-20-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By Keith Seymore
I will be there this weekend running NMCA True...

I will be there this weekend running NMCA True Street (Saturday), Nostalgia Muscle Car (all weekend), and the local bracket program (on Sunday).

My buddy (and engine builder) Scott Williams will...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 08-18-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Keith Seymore
Each final assembly location was unique, counting...

Each final assembly location was unique, counting up independently based on their own line rate, number of productive shifts and work stoppages.

The comment about only producing Tempest until 9/21...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 08-17-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Keith Seymore
Also – cars were not necessarily built in exact...

Also – cars were not necessarily built in exact VIN order.

Pontiac had an eight lane body accumulator so that builds could be shuffled to manage downstream workload (ie, Can't have too many AC...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 08-17-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Keith Seymore
Avg production was about 60 units per hour on the...

Avg production was about 60 units per hour on the final line. Body shop would be slightly faster, like 70 per hour, in order to keep the accumulators full and provide a buffer in the event of a...
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