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A Little Ford Taurus History

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A Little Ford Taurus HistoryThe Ford Taurus is an automobile manufactured by Ford in the United States. Now in its sixth generation, it was originally introduced in 1985 for the 1986 model year, and has remained in near-continuous production for more than three decades. It has had a Mercury-branded twin, the Sable (1985–2005; 2007–2009), as …

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The oilparty is over

The oilparty is over and so is our foodparty Norman PagettFollowJun 24, 2018 But how can we define an oil age? It has been about 170 years since the first deep oilwells were sunk, and just over 250 years since the viable steam engine was developed. The two are linked, because the steam engine made deep drilling of oilwells possible …

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1958 Chevrolet Truck

1958 Chevrolet Truck 1958 Chevrolet Truck models were designated Task Force Trucks again in their advertising and promotions. Major changes were made to the 58 pickup trucks and product line up. Although there was not a total break from the styling of the past three years. All 1958 Chevrolet trucks had completely new front end …

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Why Only Risk Takers Find Real Fulfillment

Why Only Risk Takers Find Real Fulfillment The defiant image of “Tank Man” is one of the most enduring photographs ever taken. In the aftermath of the Cold War, right as communism began to fall in Central and Eastern Europe, protests and revolutions for democracy were taking place all around the world. Perhaps the most …

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1956 Chevrolet 3100 Half Ton Pickup Truck

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1956 Chevrolet 3100 Half Ton Pickup This is one truck that I know alot about,since I am restoring one of my own.This is not my truck,so I don’t know how original it really is,but from this picture I can tell you a little about this truck. Because the fender emblem says 3100 Chevrolet,and is mounted …

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Plastic Army Men

Plastic Army Men Plastic Army Men In 1938, the Bergen Toy and Novelty Co. began selling an inexpensive line of minuscule, monochrome plastic Plastic Army Men soldiers. The 2-in. American figures were produced in U.S. Army green and molded in a variety of action poses  a little boy’s war fantasy come true. Sold in large plastic …

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Rochester Quadrajet

Rochester Quadrajet

Rochester Quadrajet How It Began The Quadrajet was released in 1965, and since then, saw a long and fruitful life installed on GM cars until EFI took over. The Quadrajet was actually the successor to the previously-built Rochester 4GC carburetor that was manufactured from 1952 to 1967. This new carburetor was blended with what Rochester …

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Harley VIN Identification

Harley VIN Identification How to Identify Harley VIN Numbers When buying any used Harley-Davidson, checking the Harley VIN numbers against the title is mandatory. If they do not match exactly you should think about looking elsewhere. Typographical errors on motorcycle registrations are sometimes very common, but don’t take any chances. In some cases a visit …

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Oregon silverspot butterfly

Oregon silverspot butterfly

Oregon silverspot butterfly Scientific name: Speyeria zerene hippolyta Status: Threatened Critical Habitat: Designated Listing Activity: Oregon silverspot butterfly was listed as a threatened species with critical habitat in October 1980. A revised recovery plan was published in 2001. Historical Status and Current Trends The historical range of the Oregon silverspot butterfly subspecies extends from the Long Beach Peninsula, Pacific …

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