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Old April 1st, 2008, 10:03 AM   #1
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Thumbs up The first American Sub-Compact Car was born today in 1970.

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I thought Scottie was going to bag this one, but Chad FTW!
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I was going to guess pinto, but then I thought of the gremlin. To say I knew the answer would be a lie, but a damned good guess

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No, but I've secretly wanted to buy a nice condition 4 door chevette for a commuter. My mom used to have one and it was a fun little car from what I remember :tonka:
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small compact and rear wheel drive(i think) i wouldnt mind having one and dropping in a supercharged 2.2l from a cobalt ss.
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They were making Escorts overseas fr a couple years by then. willgo with the Gremlin too. My grandma used to have blue one.
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That was September 1970.
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Old April 1st, 2008, 11:19 AM   #13
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I was going to bring up micro-cars started around 1945, then I saw the 'American' stipulation :tonka:
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is it nova then?
No, it was already answered. :miff:


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I should have specified "American-built".
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I was going to guess pinto, but then I thought of the gremlin. To say I knew the answer would be a lie, but a damned good guess



No, but I've secretly wanted to buy a nice condition 4 door chevette for a commuter. My mom used to have one and it was a fun little car from what I remember :tonka:

man.. wouldnt you rather have one of these sweet pups?

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My dad had one of those
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So it was an April fools joke that somehow made it too the public? It would have been better off staying a joke.
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my dad also had one of those
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It's a Citation
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