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In the Garage: 1972 Plymouth Duster 340

The 1972 Plymouth Duster 340 coupe is owned

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THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1972 Plymouth Duster 340 coupe owned by Bill Peysson

WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING The muscular Duster 340 offered sporty good looks and barrels of fun at a modest price, even though it was conceived as the federal government began to rein in horsepower due to more stringent emission controls. “A note of significance, though a somewhat sad note to the muscle car era, is that...

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In the Garage: 1978 Ford LTD

The 1978 Ford LTD four-door pillared hardtop is

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THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1978 Ford LTD four-door pillared hardtop owned by Gregg D. Merksamer

WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING At almost 19 feet long and over 4,200 lbs., the 1978 LTD was Ford’s top-of-the-line luxury model and it marked the company’s 75th anniversary. Merksamer’s ride accentuates its length and heft with an unusual factory green color combination that would do itself proud at any St....

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Pit Stop: Long Island car events this weekend

Saturday, Mar. 2: 35th Annual Indoor Automotive Parts & Auto Related Collectibles Flea Market & Car Corral hosted by Vanderbilt Cup Region AACA; 9 a.m.-2 p.m., $2 admission donation; The Frank Brush Barn at Smithtown Historical Society, 211 Middle Country Rd., Smithtown.  ...

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