Monthly Archives: November 2016

  • Pissing on the parade

    Months ago, a European Chrysler enthusiast and regular correspondent wrote to the Plymouth Owners Club (POC) and Allpar, the “Mopar” web site, to find out if we were interested in running a retrospective on the 1976 cars and corporation. Both the POC and I were very interested, and so he started the laborious process of researching the era. And a laborious process it is, too; I don’t think most people realize how much time goes into a single-year retrospective, if it’s done properly. You really need to get into the historical background and context, what competitors were doing, what was driving the company, and details which are not always easy to find. Brochures were often done well in advance and, frankly, were sometimes wrong;…

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