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Old 07-28-2023, 09:03 PM
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Default Original owner 69 L78 out on a 90+ humid day in chicago burbs....

What are the odds you run across a Vietnam Vet that got his L78 car when he got back from the war, was out doing a mail run when its closing in on 93 degrees outside?. Invited him back to my house so we could share a beverage and he could tell me what I dont know about the L78 I have.

Cool car, X66, real cowl hood car, rubber bumper, 4:10, curved neck radiator. Its repainted obviously but interior is original.

Great way to start the weekend early!!!

If anyone can post the picture from these links, I would appreciate it. Had to share my good fortune.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/196053...res/2T82342ZiU

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Old 07-28-2023, 09:31 PM
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That is badass cool. thanks for sharing!
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Old 07-28-2023, 10:23 PM
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Wow, what an awesome chance encounter.
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Old 07-28-2023, 11:28 PM
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That is very cool.
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That is very cool.
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Badass.

It was so hot out today too, must have it running pretty good not to worry about overheating.
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That car pretty much epitomizes what roughly 70% of the 'cool' cars running the streets back in the day looked like, at least in the suburban Chicago area where I lived most of my life. A few were more radical, some were left pretty much stock appearing, but if you were one of the hot shoes (or at least a wannabe), this was the look you were going for. Thanks for sharing, and kudos to the lucky owner.
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Old 07-29-2023, 11:16 AM
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That is a badass L78!! Sweet! Thanks for sharing. You probably made his day too!
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Old 07-29-2023, 05:52 PM
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This is soo cool.
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