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Discussion Starter · #4 ·
Well Sean_f got it. Like I said its a California thang.

Its no big deal. I just thought I'd wake people up and get some reactions, like yours. Its no big secret but I'll wait a for a few more responses before I let ya know what it means. Of course someone else may tell first. Like I said its no big deal

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WTHAYTA ?? (That's a LA thing - and I mean Louisiana - not that misnamed spot over your way, dude).

1965 GT fastback / "Fastbasketcase" (by Midlife)
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Okay G1967T knows the answer cause his isn't quite a real Mustang. Its a great GT still though.
Out here in powerless California black license plates were issued to cars of the 60's and I'm not sure when they changed to blue but the early Mustangs had black plates. Since the plates stay with the car when sold it is a rare find to buy a Vintage Mustang with black plates. Some that have been retitled or come from out of state get the color plate of that era, blue, white, etc....white versions now. So if ya see a lil'ol Tang with black plates ya gottsa know someone likes his horsy....

And I'm from Chicago but have lived in Californicate for the last 16 years. Jus' doknow war that billy accent coms frum.

okay enough of the levity lets get back to serious problems that have serious social implications. Is Armor-All really bad for your plastics?


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You learned to read on Phonics, didn't you? Maybe Ebonics?

BTW, you can't write with Phonics, the English language isn't phoenetic.

And no, it's NOT a California thing to speak incoherently.

Oh, and even the New Englanders know what a California black plate is. We've had many discussions on the subject. Try searching on the old forum for more detail.

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1967 Acapulco Blue coupe
302 4V, C4, 9" 3.25:1
Torq-Thrust "D" 225-60-14
1968 PDB, Corbeau
LeCarra, Alpine in-dash CD
http://www.geocities.com/mlnielsen_67/index.htm
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Lets see now. What the hay, is that correct? I can understand why you wouldn't want to be associated with that other LA. Here we refer to it as LALA-land. Check out my other post about the black plate explanation.

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Just thought we needed a little laugh today.

Hey I noticed on your sig that you have TTDs and 225/60s. do you have any rubbing of the inner fender? Suspension problems? My 67 is still stock wheels & tires (sizes) but I want to get something bigger.


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I lowered the upper control arm a'la Shelby, and rolled my fender lips. No rubbing problems. I just put on 4 1/2 leaf leaf springs with reverse eye bushings, and after driving 2 wks, have rubbed once.

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1967 Acapulco Blue coupe
302 4V, C4, 9" 3.25:1
Torq-Thrust "D" 225-60-14
1968 PDB, Corbeau
LeCarra, Alpine in-dash CD
http://www.geocities.com/mlnielsen_67/index.htm
WEBSITE UPDATED 3/25/01
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I live in CA, and have black plates, but have no idea what the heck your talking about!! It must NOT be a CA "thang".

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Check it out!

http://usn.tripod.com/mustang.GIF

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Discussion Starter · #15 ·
In Oregon we have a plan for California.
jimbo

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Gee some people get all flustered over a simple comment. BLACK PLATES ISSUED NEW TO NEW MUSTANGS OF THE PERIOD, ie. 60's VINTAGE MUSTANGS. Its a California thing (thang must have been too confusing) because most California drivers know that black plates are becoming rare site on the streets and people from other states wouldn't get the inside (California) statement.
Lighten up it was a meant as a fun piece.


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Now that's a REAL MUSTANG. Nice. I hope to have mine looking that good one day.
At least some understood the black plates thing (notice I can't type thang anymore it gets a lot of people confused).hahaha

Michael G.
 
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Besides turning off the power switch (I don't blame ya) what's your plan?
Excellent MuscleTang. Is there a grill or screen in the opening below the stock radiator screen?

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Discussion Starter · #19 ·
must be all those tremors and smog...

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