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Posted By: David Holcombe
Posted On: Friday February 1, 2019 at 11:41 PM
I drove past a Sears store recently, all closed down. Then I saw this, (PIC)

and remembered. "Sears" on the truck was a simple logo, but it meant a lot to an earlier era.

Good memories. And my models help keep them alive. Thanks, Brooklin.

(*And for the very young members of the forum: Yes, Dodge used to make trucks.)

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I drove past a Sears store recently, all closed down. Then I saw this, (PIC) by David Holcombe #25289
Dodge still makes trucks. I'm confused. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25289.1
Or do you mean "Ram"? (pic) by David Holcombe #25289.1.1
Yes, they removed "Dodge" from their trucks about 5 years ago. Now they are "Ram Trucks." (EOM) by John Kuvakas #25289.1.1.1
And thus disappeared one of the great automotive oxymorons of by Rick Thompson #25289.
PIC: Not enough Dodge by John Kuvakas #25289.
Ouch... but still funny!!! (EOM) by Karl Schnelle #25289.
Who makes Ram trucks? Dodge makes them. Therefore Dodge still makes trucks. Period. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25289.1.1.2
Hmmm....actually Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) makes them...and Dodges too. by John Kuvakas #25289.
Don't remind me my beloved Jeeps are Chrysler. :-) (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25289.
Dodge doesn't make Rams. FCA does. I'll bet you can't find the word by Rick Thompson #25289.
Go to Dodge.com. Look under vehicles. You'll find Ram trucks. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25289.
Now go to Chrysler.com and do the same thing. No Ram trucks. Hmmm. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #25289.
OK. Now go to FCA Group, and click on Dodge. You'll find Charger, by Rick Thompson #25289.
Good memories indeed. by Richard Nosker #25289.2
We are collecting little pieces of history (EOM) by Mark Lampariello #25289.3
Richard - My memory is the same as yours - waiting by Ken Smith #25289.3.1
+1 Yes, very fond memories of that store and catalogue;especially at X-Mas. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25289.3.1.1
Sears was my first employer. I was 16. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #25289.3.1.2
I think the toy section every year had more dog eared pages than pristine ones. by Robert Bolin #25289.3.1.3
Now there's a memory! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #25289.
I recall going to "Toyland" at Sears, Hudson's Bay & Eaton's Department stores by Jack Dodds #25289.

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