REO Museum

Located in the heart of Lansing Michigan, the historic REO Oldsmobile Museum is a Joyful experience for both car lovers as well as history buffs. Featuring over 60 Vehicles that range from 1886 to 2003 the museum also features thousands of irreplaceable items in the archives with many on display. The Museum is a nonprofit, educational organization governed by a Board of Trustees. It is dedicated to Ransom Eli Olds, inventor, entrepreneur, and financier, and one of Lansing’s most notable

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Pro Touring

Long time collectors of 1:18 scale die cast have come to consider scale models from GMP (Acme Trading) to be some of the industries best for detail and subject matter. Tom Long and the group from Winder GA. have also been one of the most innovative in terms of creative subject matter for their model offerings. One such model that exemplifies this creative approach is the 2005 release of the 1968 “Street Fighter” pro-touring Camaro.Teaming up with Billet specialties, GMP

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1959 Nash Metropolitan

Series IV 1959 Metropolitan January 1959 saw the start of Metropolitan Series IV (NK4) production (Commencing with VIN E59048 on 12 January 1959). This major redesign saw the addition of an external decklid (previous models only allowed access to the trunk through the rear seat back) and vent windows. By this time, the engine had been upgraded by increasing the compression ratio from 7.2:1 to 8.3:1 (Commenced VIN E43116 — October 15, 1957) giving an output of 55 bhp (41

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1957 Chrysler 300

The Popular Mechanics™ 1957 Chrysler 300C may have been the 3rd of the iconic 1950’s “muscle luxury” cars from Chrysler, but it was one which captured the imagination of the buying public. With a 392 horsepower HEMI® engine this vehicle was once referred to as “America’s highest-performing automobile”. Prior to being introduced to the general public the 300C beat the unofficial stock car record at the Chelsea Proving Grounds, averaging 145.7 mph on the oval; it later won the Flying

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Glidden Mustang

In 1977 Bob Glidden raced this 1970 Mustang built by Don Hardy and used a 366 Ford Cleveland engine he built by himself and what a car is was. Bob set new records with his 8.76 E. T. and 164.63 mph, and he won the World Finals, the Fall nationals, Grand nationals, and the Cajun Nationals and was runner up at the US Nationals.

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Big John Mazmanian

Hot Rod Magazine featured “Big John” Mazmanian’s beautiful candy-apple red, drag racing Corvette on their March 1963 cover and called it the “Double-Threat ‘Vette” referring to how it was equally capable at being a racer and show car. Once you seen this car, you’ll know they hit the nail right on the head! John Mazmanian began his “Corvette” adventure” when “Dyno Don” Nicholson, who ran the dynamometer at C.S Mead Chevrolet in Pasadena, California, told him about a 1961 “fuelie”

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