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post #1 of 5 Old 09-24-2016, 09:35 AM Thread Starter
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Interesting car on Maine craigslist

1975 BRICKLIN rare car

Not a kit car - these were made in New Brunswick, Canada between '74 and '76 - about 2800 made. It has an auto transmission with Ford Windsor V8 351 - power gull wing doors. I am tempted to go look at it but know what happens when I go look at stuff.

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post #2 of 5 Old 09-24-2016, 12:57 PM
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They were beautiful and made my Canuck heart proud. It also showed that New Brunswick was not Ontario as far as skilled labour for assembly... electrical... gremlin hunting... etc.

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post #3 of 5 Old 09-24-2016, 04:40 PM
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Ah yes the Bricklin... There's still a few here in NB. Strictly a collector curiousity now. I don't think they were ever a particularly good car as the running gear was primarily Detroit parts, but they are very unique looking.

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post #4 of 5 Old 09-24-2016, 05:26 PM
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IIRC the Bricklin was not too different from the Di Tomaso Pantera...

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post #5 of 5 Old 09-25-2016, 07:50 AM
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If I had the money, I'd look into buying an old Kellison. . They were made in the 60's & 70's. . You can still buy them as a kit, I think. . There are a few different models, but they all have that same basic look. . They just look good from any angle.
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