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by Faulkner
Tue May 11, 2021 11:07 pm
Forum: Show Your Ride
Topic: Pat Conroy's Plymouths on RTÉ
Replies: 0
Views: 313

Pat Conroy's Plymouths on RTÉ

RTÉ is Ireland's National Television and Radio broadcaster, and recently they did a piece on Pat Conroy's amazing 1959 Plymouths, and the astonishing things he has done with them. And to Castle Oliver! Nationwide.JPG oliver.JPG twins.JPG pat.JPG cruisin.JPG As long as the show remains online, you ca...
by Faulkner
Tue May 11, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: '59 Plymouths for Sale
Topic: '59 Crown Imperial
Replies: 1
Views: 22

'59 Crown Imperial

OK, it's a '59, but not a '59 Plymouth. So sue me! This from Rick Clapham (Ricky MoPar): Thought this would be of interest, also has cruise control, former member nicest Crown Imperial I have ever seen. New emergency brake shoes being installed A/C works fine, power wing windows, Please forward. Ric...
by Faulkner
Mon May 03, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: How To
Topic: Making Holes in Car Floor Carpet
Replies: 0
Views: 33

Making Holes in Car Floor Carpet

Here's a neat trick! I'll be doing this when I install the seat belts Matthew gave me for Faulkner :D

by Faulkner
Fri Apr 30, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Mini 59 Fury FS on CL by me
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Re: Mini 59 Fury FS on CL by me

Cool, Pete! Fury Junior. Too big to take to shows in the Fury's trunk once it's done, I guess :D
by Faulkner
Wed Apr 28, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: NOS radio delete dash trim
Replies: 0
Views: 73

NOS radio delete dash trim

Jay Simpson has one. You can reach Jay via Facebook Messenger, or text him at 905 260 0134.

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by Faulkner
Sun Apr 25, 2021 9:59 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member thanks
Replies: 1
Views: 163

Re: New member thanks

Hello Jeff (Atkinson) - Welcome Aboard! I tried to snag your video from Facebook, but it appears it's private. And, it appears my video uploader is having some trouble with it! Let me see if I can address it. Glad to see you here!

Dan

All better! -Dan
by Faulkner
Sat Apr 24, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: '59 Plymouths for Sale
Topic: Chuck Duggar's Sport Fury for sale!
Replies: 0
Views: 655

Chuck Duggar's Sport Fury for sale!

9.jpg Chuck was one of the earlier members of the website, and it's his Sport Fury that's shown in the rotating gif at the top of the Forum. Some time ago, he wrote: I'm getting old, and will probably sell it to some one who likes to work on old Mopars. And then - just today: I am selling my Plymou...
by Faulkner
Sat Apr 24, 2021 10:16 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: '59 Sport Fury resto in New Zealand - parts needed
Replies: 0
Views: 84

'59 Sport Fury resto in New Zealand - parts needed

Check out this picture of a nearly complete restoration taking place in New Zealand! Only in graytone, even the color is top secret! 20210408_130416~2.jpg The owner is seeking to have the car restored to showroom condition. These are some of the pieces that are needed, and mint condition (or, restor...
by Faulkner
Fri Apr 23, 2021 4:18 pm
Forum: Show Your Ride
Topic: Faulkner's Grand Day Out
Replies: 1
Views: 309

Faulkner's Grand Day Out

It was a grand day in Upper Darby today - and a grand day to take Faulkner out for a spin, after a year in the garage. Ran like a dream! And those drum brakes - still performing admirably, no squeal at all. IMG_0983.JPG IMG_0984.JPG IMG_0985.JPG IMG_0986.JPG file_x264.mp4 ...and the emergency brake ...
by Faulkner
Sun Apr 18, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: What's New
Topic: Three More Showcase Entries!
Replies: 0
Views: 449

Three More Showcase Entries!

Many are already familiar with Mark Merritt's meticulous restoration as documented here in "Mark's Winter of '59". But Mark's entry in the Showcase was long overdue - check it out here ! And something truly extraordinary: Not one, but two, 1959 stretch limousines from Ireland! First is Kev...
by Faulkner
Sun Apr 18, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Export
Topic: Kevin Herron - Dublin, Ireland
Replies: 1
Views: 310

Re: Kevin Herron - Dublin, Ireland

Our friends at Irish Vintage Scene magazine also published another article that Kevin wrote about his limousine, and approved that it be posted here. Enjoy!

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Here's the cover...
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...and the article itself
by Faulkner
Sat Apr 17, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: Export
Topic: Pat Conroy - Castle Oliver, Limerick, Ireland
Replies: 15
Views: 591

Re: Pat Conroy - Castle Oliver, Limerick, Ireland

I nearly forgot! Pat recently did a morning talk show interview on "Country Life with Morgan o'Flaherty", radio station Limerick 102. Pat discusses numerous details with Morgan about the restoration of his two '59 Plymouths. Enjoy the banter!

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by Faulkner
Sat Apr 17, 2021 5:25 pm
Forum: Export
Topic: Pat Conroy - Castle Oliver, Limerick, Ireland
Replies: 15
Views: 591

Re: Pat Conroy - Castle Oliver, Limerick, Ireland

Pat is both an artist, and a craftsman. Besides his passion for cars, Pat has an intense interest in the castles of Ireland, and in both their restoration and preservation. Of particular interest is Castle Oliver, and I quote from their website : Significant time and effort has gone into the restora...
by Faulkner
Thu Apr 15, 2021 11:32 pm
Forum: Export
Topic: Pat Conroy - Castle Oliver, Limerick, Ireland
Replies: 15
Views: 591

Re: Pat Conroy - Castle Oliver, Limerick, Ireland

The registration for the tags that the limousine bore seemed to be lost in antiquity; and the bureaucratic hurdles of reclaiming the historical registration proved to be quite a challenge. Richard O'Donaghue, Limerick councilman (at the time) and fellow classic car enthusiast, to the rescue! Richard...
by Faulkner
Thu Apr 15, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Export
Topic: Pat Conroy - Castle Oliver, Limerick, Ireland
Replies: 15
Views: 591

Re: Pat Conroy - Castle Oliver, Limerick, Ireland

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