HMN vintage photo of the day - Chicago, 1981

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  1. jwdtenn

    jwdtenn Well-Known Member

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    Featuring a 1973 Chevrolet Caprice Estate missing half its wood grain. (454 emblem on the fender?)

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    Silvertwinkiehobo "Nothing is foolproof as fools are ingenious."

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    Looks like it had suffered a damaged quarter, with new paint, but they didn't replace the Di-Noc. It's likely it had either a 400SBC or 454 BBC.
     
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    The 400 V8 was the standard engine for Caprice Estate in '73.

    Pretty sure it only got the front fender emblem with the optional 454 V8.

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    Silvertwinkiehobo "Nothing is foolproof as fools are ingenious."

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    I think you're right, I've seen sedans with the 400 emblem (although I can't remember if they were early '70s or not), but not the wagons.
     

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