John's Quiz No. 9

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John's Quiz No. 9

Post by zahistorics » Wed 22 Jul 2009, 15:33

van.jpg
Now this is quite obtuse, but interesting.

What is this van and what does it have to do with this forum?

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Re: John's Quiz No. 9

Post by FPT » Wed 22 Jul 2009, 16:16

Check the badge, quite nice :lol:
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Re: John's Quiz No. 9

Post by FairmontGT » Wed 22 Jul 2009, 16:19

This is a good one John, Im stumped.
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Re: John's Quiz No. 9

Post by 302 » Wed 22 Jul 2009, 17:05

GMC step-van of sorts :?:
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Re: John's Quiz No. 9

Post by PeteLeathersac » Wed 22 Jul 2009, 18:56

These are/were common here in N. America...not sure why it's the question of the day here but some interesting things to consider are;

Some were aluminum and had 'Grumman' supplied bodies...like the planes..

Keep your eyes open for the HD Turbo 400 trannys w/ the six-bolt torque converters on these...they're similar to the ones Chevy Performance cars had and worth yanking out if you spot one!.

Also GM built some of these rigs as COPO orders using the same process to manufacture batches of uniquely prepared vehicles as they did to produce the performance COPO Camaros..
Not necessarily desireable as they built lots of Copo Telephone Co. trucks too and although real COPOs, they're not worth $ like performance Copos are..

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Re: John's Quiz No. 9

Post by zahistorics » Thu 23 Jul 2009, 06:48

Clue no. 1
This is history, but not automotive history

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Re: John's Quiz No. 9

Post by henryk » Thu 23 Jul 2009, 11:59

John how are we supposed to know.


But my theory is.

Picture was taken in the 70's

Driver of the truck is Jody Scheckter.

In the back of the truck is a Can Am Porsche.

He's on his way to Laguna Seca for the next Can Am race.

Now tell us the true significance of the picture.

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Re: John's Quiz No. 9

Post by 302 » Thu 23 Jul 2009, 12:12

Mmm,.. the AC unit on the roof confuses me, why would a Can Am Porche need to be kept cool ????
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Re: John's Quiz No. 9

Post by zahistorics » Fri 24 Jul 2009, 22:17

Gavin - good for lateral thought! What would need to be kept cool? No Henry, not a car.

The van was called the breadvan, but never carried bread, or any other sort of food for that matter.

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