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Posted By: Bruce Gibbins
Posted On: Sunday March 10, 2019 at 10:05 AM
 
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Folk law has always espoused that Edsel was damned by its own design, but more informed
opinions point to Edsels 1958 release also happened to coincide with the financial slump of that year that took auto sales down generally in 1958.


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PIC: and story of a 58 Edsel by Dick Johnson #41144
Not a huge fan of the Edsel, but for some reason, the Pacer, guessing here its by Bruce Gibbins #41144.1
Yes I agree; its plainness is strangely attractive. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41144.1.1
You know, Jack, I'm kinda reminded of the girl at highschool or wherever by Bruce Gibbins #41144.1.1.1
Excellent comparison. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41144.1.1.1.1
Reminded me of Bob Jackman's informed comments on his video... by John Roberts #41144.2
Folk law has always espoused that Edsel was damned by its own design, but more informed by Bruce Gibbins #41144.2.1
That is true I believe; plus some annoying QC issues. Too bad anyways. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #41144.2.1.1
How could anyone at Ford have thought that front end was beautiful? by Al Dorado #41144.3
The Edsel stylists took a chance and lost. Its a icon for failure but by Jack Dodds #41144.3.1
They have faces only a Mother could love, Al:) by Bruce Gibbins #41144.3.2
I think the polled group pulled a fast one or were bought by Jack Dodds #41144.3.2.1




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