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View Poll Results: Which early 70s mid-line make car do you prefer?
Buick Electra 225 Limited 8 42.11%
Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Regency 5 26.32%
Pontiac Grand Ville Custom 2 10.53%
Mercury Marquis Brougham 6 31.58%
Chrysler New Yorker Brougham 3 15.79%
Dodge Monaco Brougham 2 10.53%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 19. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 02-22-2009, 05:40 PM
 
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You forgot to add the Chevy Monte Carlo.. We had a 73 with a horrid green on green color and swivel buckets !! The hood was like a mile long and the doors must have weight a ton a peice.
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Old 02-22-2009, 10:23 PM
 
Location: Northeast Tennessee
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You forgot to add the Chevy Monte Carlo.. We had a 73 with a horrid green on green color and swivel buckets !! The hood was like a mile long and the doors must have weight a ton a peice.

That car is on another thread. This thread was for the full-size luxury sedans. The Monte Carlo is in the personal luxury coupe thread.

Those swivel seats you mentioned was an option on those cars in 73'.... they were groovy!
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Old 02-24-2009, 12:43 AM
 
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Wow!! The '72 Monaco Brougham and '73 have me just salivating!! I used to have a '73 Plymouth Fury III back in the early 90's, which I bought really cheap. It had the 360 2-barrel, and was a real powerhouse. I put some nice duals on it, so it sounded great. Wish I still had that car!!! Haven't even seen a 70's American car on the road hardly ever the past couple of years. Where have all of these cars gone?? Newer cars are good on gas and all, but so boring and wimpy. I miss the great old 70's iron!!!
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Old 02-24-2009, 06:31 AM
 
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we have something in common--lust for those 72-73 mopars
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Old 05-17-2009, 06:25 PM
 
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I just recieved a 73 buick electra 225 4-door i love this car thay have way more personality than 80% of the cars i pass i thought about selling it but have now changed my mind i am 26 years of age and when i get in this car i go back in time to relive an era that i never actually got to see.
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Old 05-17-2009, 06:43 PM
 
Location: Northeast Tennessee
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I just recieved a 73 buick electra 225 4-door i love this car thay have way more personality than 80% of the cars i pass i thought about selling it but have now changed my mind i am 26 years of age and when i get in this car i go back in time to relive an era that i never actually got to see.

Yeah- hang onto it, I had a '72 Buick Electra back in the early 2000s that I regret selling.
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Old 12-16-2009, 04:08 PM
 
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This was taken in January a couple of years ago...

slick looking 73 pontiac... That C-body roofline and skirts made those Grand Ville's look much better IMO than the bonneville and catalina's
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Old 12-16-2009, 04:25 PM
 
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I am a 2 door guy. First car i owned was a 1971 Olds Cutless. Loved that car.
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Old 12-16-2009, 04:32 PM
 
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i like 4-doors but those older olds Cutlases were pretty cool looking cars... I guess I like 4drs because my parents always drove them
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Old 12-16-2009, 09:26 PM
 
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slick looking 73 pontiac... That C-body roofline and skirts made those Grand Ville's look much better IMO than the bonneville and catalina's
One thing what I also loved about the Grand Ville's is they look pretty similar to the Buick Electra's yet they still distinctive looking vehicles, I didn't think much of the Bonneville's/Catalina's of the same era at all.
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