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Cars > CorvairJim’s Garage > Albums > Ocean City, NJ Car Show,6/9/12 > View Photo

 

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From album Ocean City, NJ Car Show,6/9/12 by CorvairJim
This 1935 Auburn 851 Boattail Speedster is actually a beautifully executed, factory built replica. since it's more than 25 years old (it was made in 1980), it qualifies for it's historic vehicle license plates.

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CorvairJim
Jul 17, 2012 at 2:42 am
Me too, 'Coop! The Auburn 851 Boattail is one of my all-time favorites, along with many others of Gordon Buehrig's masterpieces. This car may have been built in 1980, but it's no kit car slapped together in someone's garage. It's a faithful replica with some modern upgrades that aren't visible to the observer unless you look very closely. Take a look at the bumper mounts, for instance. This car has the 5-mph bumpers mandated by the government on all new cars sold in this country after 1975. It also has 3-point seat belts and a steering column lock built into the dash-mounted ignition switch.
 
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Maxicoop
Jul 16, 2012 at 8:40 pm
I can see me driving that.....LOL
 
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shredderman
Jul 16, 2012 at 6:35 am
Beauty!
 

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