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Old 11-28-2010, 08:23 AM   #1
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Dashboards

I love to photograph dashboards when I go to car shows. They display a level of quality we rarely see anymore and I like to fantasize about what it would be like to drive some of these cars and watch the gauges operating. How many of them can you identify?

















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Old 11-29-2010, 03:48 AM   #2
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Moved to Shiny Things... Pics, Pics, Pics is all about moto related pics as per the posted rules.
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Old 11-29-2010, 06:10 AM   #3
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Thanks GB, my bad.
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Old 11-29-2010, 09:29 AM   #4
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The first car is a '38 Buick
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Old 11-29-2010, 09:47 AM   #5
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I spy an ealy '60s 'Vette
A '57 Chevy
A Packard ?
A Thunderbird
A Merecedes 380 ?
A '40 Ford
And some funky futuristic Chrysler
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Old 11-29-2010, 10:14 AM   #6
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I spy an ealy '60s 'Vette
A '57 Chevy
A Packard ?
A Thunderbird
A Merecedes 380 ?
A '40 Ford
And some funky futuristic Chrysler
Sorry on these two:
A '57 Chevy
A Packard ?
The 60's Mopar is similar to one owned by Ward Cleaver.
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Old 11-29-2010, 10:16 AM   #7
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Sorry on these two:
A '57 Chevy
A Packard ?
The 60's Mopar is similar to one owned by Ward Cleaver.
A '55 Cheby?
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Old 11-29-2010, 10:18 AM   #8
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The first car is a '38 Buick
Good call.
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Old 11-29-2010, 10:21 AM   #9
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It's a Chrysler Imperial, but I don't know what year, other than late '50s.
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Old 11-29-2010, 10:25 AM   #10
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A '55 Cheby?
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Old 11-29-2010, 10:28 AM   #11
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Saabs have always been some of my favorites...

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Old 11-29-2010, 10:39 AM   #12
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Good documentation. Do you get close ups too, like the font on numbers and words on dials and such.

I like to see tiffs and stuff on numbers.
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Old 11-29-2010, 10:45 AM   #13
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Saabs have always been some of my favorites...
That one kinda reminds me of my 9000 but it was in the shop so much I never really got to know it. I know they advertise the SAAB dash as being inspired by their fighter jets.
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Old 11-29-2010, 10:49 AM   #14
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I like to see tiffs and stuff on numbers.[/quote]

I try not to touch the car and I stand far enough away to get the shot but not make the owner nervous so it's hard to get the detail I want sometimes.
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Old 11-29-2010, 10:50 AM   #15
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1912 Torpedo

It looks a little funny with the floorboards out.



and yes, you really could buy one in white.

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