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PostSubject: Help me find my car please!   Wed Oct 17, 2012 4:52 pm

My first car was my great grandmother's '57 Plymouth Plaza. It was a "robin's egg blue" 4-Door, 318, 3-speed with an overdrive. The original dealer plaque read "Robbins Motors" (no relation). My father sold it to the local dealership in Artesia, NM in '92 and they sold it to someone in Grapevine, TX; I have been looking for it for a while. It had a few identifying characteristics that may help someone tell if it's mine:

  • The original tranny had to be swapped with a salvage yard Dodge Truck tranny, so no more overdrive.
    There was a custom console built on the tranny hump for a modern stereo so the original tube radio (still working) could stay.
    The rear driver tail-light was shattered and missing pieces filled in with foil.
    The turn indicator u-shaped actuator was broken and repaired with JB Weld.
    The upholstery was redone in the 70s, so it isn't a match for factory.


Here are some photos circa 1990:









Any and all help is greatly appreciated!

Thanks,
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PostSubject: Re: Help me find my car please!   Wed Oct 17, 2012 5:02 pm

Hey Ty it had front bumper wings on it. That is a cool car, I hope yu have some luck finding it and would be nice if you could own it again. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Help me find my car please!   Wed Oct 17, 2012 11:53 pm

wow bob i didnt even notice the bumper wings, very cool. Ty i personally havent seen this car but there are members here who might have, hope you find her

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PostSubject: Re: Help me find my car please!   Thu Oct 18, 2012 6:11 am

Good luck. This could be a tough road for you. These cars sometimes end up parked in a garage some place for years. We will keep a eye out for her.

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PostSubject: Re: Help me find my car please!   Thu Oct 18, 2012 5:18 pm

Grapevine is just north of the DFW Airport. You could put an ad on Craigslist- Dallas; WTB 1957 Plymouth and show the pics! Marc.

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PostSubject: Re: Help me find my car please!   Fri Oct 19, 2012 12:22 am

good luck finding your car man !!!
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PostSubject: Re: Help me find my car please!   Fri Oct 19, 2012 5:01 pm

That was a beautiful car, I hope you can find it.

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