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Since we had so much fun with body cavity openings lately, let’s do another. This one looks like it may have contracted some nasty disease, though, so make sure you’re careful examining it.
The ’63 Catalina went undiscovered, but two of you came mighty close. Dr. Lemming guessed a ’67 Pontiac, and partsisparts said “early sixties Grand Prix”. Close.
Whoops; I’m way late. Sorry. But a virus or something ate my CC for Tuesday, and I’m up late rewriting it from scratch. Fun! Late or not, I do have to give a shout out to Dimwit who guessed the Caddy hearse. Congratulations indeed.
(Update: well, I like stumping you, but not that much. Does this bigger picture help?)
The ’92 Tempo Coupe’s “grille” stumped you clue-nailing maniac aces. That sure doesn’t happen often. As a consolation, here’s a Clue for our Saturday CC, which I normally don’t do. All that glitters is not silver, ore something like that.
The Turbo Sprint’s rosy-pink intake orifice certainly got everyone’s attention, if not the kind that helped them guess what it was attached to. But one person stayed focused; thirty-three guessed it was from a Suzuki Swift Turbo. Since the two are identical except for badging, he gets the win.
Since you’re all so hot on body cavity openings, here’s another, although it is a bit less suggestive.
The 240SX kept the guessing going for a while, but DenverMike nailed it. Congratulations! On to the next clue.
The wire wheel didn’t throw you guys one bit; well, some of you. starman got it right (the exact year didn’t apply in this case), beating hank with the same guess by a bit.
Lets try that again, a fender with a crease in it. But this time without a wheel to help or distract.
I sure hope my suggestions about how to keep the Clue fresh for later participants didn’t dampen enthusiasm too much and was the reason we only had five guesses. That wasn’t the plan; so don’t feel repressed either; agree, disagree and emote, as long as it leaves a bit of question in the air as to the outcome.
Maybe it was because Bozzie guessed the T-Bird on the first guess. Congratulations! And happy hunting.
The Rambler American Clue generated very diverse guesses, but Dr. Lemming’s “quick and wild guess” was right on. Congratulations. Ready, set, go!
Before I credit our last winner, I need to repeat some basic CC Clue rules: some folks come to the Clue long after others have already guessed, and possibly identified the car. In order not to spoil it for them, here’s what we’ve previously agreed on: place your guesses, but don’t crow about being absolutely sure of it, and don’t post supporting evidence (links). And if others agree with a certain guess, it’s ok to just say “+1” or “I agree”, but let’s leave it at that. That will let everyone have a shot at it without feeling demoralized ahead of time. And I always recognize our winner the next time around.
Speaking of which, Jimal nailed the Ami Break on the second guess. And though I usually refrain from any hints, let’s just say we’ll give French cars a break for now.
Well, the R4 clue kept you all going for a while. I knew it was very similar to the R5, but not quite the same. Stingray could have nailed it, but self-doubt reared its ugly head. Our winner is Portnoy, from Germany, and a recent addition to the TTAC family. Willkommen!
Well, some of you complained about our wasting bandwidth on such a weak-chested effete little tin box like the R4. So let’s do something more manly; a rugged and macho vehicle thoroughly capable of hauling a family and towing a caravan with its sturdy Euro-style hitch.
Vacation or not, the CC show goes on. Autojunkie nailed the 442; congratulations. Now nail this one; but not too quickly, please.
Impressive indeed; partsisparts matched the LS markings to the I Mark. I was thinking that there was a better than even chance of it not being guessed. Nothing is too obscure for the B&B. Well, I suspect this one might go pretty quickly though. I’m off to bed, so you’ll have plenty of time, if it doesn’t go fast. Savourer!