Plymouth Trouble Shooting Contest

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  1. Big Bad Dad

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    Remember the old Plymouth Trouble Shooting contests? My Dad was the high school Auto Shop teacher, and one of the contest judges. I found this sticker that he gave me in my old photo album. As a kid, I remember him doing it. It would have been about 1971 or 72. The Plymouth dealer loaned him a car to "sabotage" for the contest. I remember it was a green 71 or 72 Satellite station wagon. Thought you guys would appreciate the pic. Ply trouble shooter.jpg
     
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    • BeepBeepRR

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      Found these pictures that are related to your post. I take no credit for these pictures. I got them from this site I think. Credit goes to the original poster.

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        • BeepBeepRR

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          And more
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          • YY1

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            There are a few other threads on this.

            We had K cars :(
             
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              The 86 one is mine.

              I couldn't resist the 68 one from ebay.

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              • The Rebel

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                That's so cool! I really missed out being born in late 69...
                 
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                I was born in '68, hence the attraction to the 68 trophy.

                They were still going in the 80's.

                I also got the fender cover in my avatar.
                 
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                  My older brother participated in 1972 at Chryslers Shawnee Kansas training facility. I have the 1972 Chrysler/Plymouth FSM he recieved for participating.
                   
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                    I went to a vocational high school and remember in '68 they held it. I was scheduled for it but didn't get to go because I skipped a week of school and got caught prior to the event. But I got into GM Training Center after high school. (Sorry about that GM thing :p). Thanks for pics.
                     
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                    • Budnicks

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                        I forget where I pulled them from.. Might have been here. Credit goes to the original poster. I take no credit for them. I just thought they were very cool.
                         
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                        • khryslerkid

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                          And nobody could figure out what was wrong! mechanic-smiley-emoticon.gif

                          Here's a retro video, not too much volume. Cool 1962 shots!
                           
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                            Wow just noticed one of the guys in pne of those photos. Looks like the older brother in Home Alone.

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                            • Johnpat

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                              I was a Zone Mgr for Sun Equipment in the early
                              70s.
                              We supplied the equipment for the contest,was at the one in St Louis back then
                               
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                                I "stole" that 68 trophy for $40.

                                The next one I saw went for over a hundred twenty five.
                                 
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                                That was how I fell in love with Plymouths. It was at our High School when they showed and a parking lot full of Road Runners.
                                 
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                                  Awsome pics. Makes you wonder where those cars are today
                                   
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