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5 sweet vans for sale on Craigslist under $4K – that run!

The first car I bought myself to actually daily drive (first bought a 1949 Plymouth as a project), was a 1983 Chevy G20 van. It’s beautiful shades of brown inside and out led me to name it the Kangaroo Pouch. My friends and I soon dubbed ourselves the Kangaroo

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Charles Nash 1 millionth Nash 1934 Detroit public library

April 11, 1916 – Nash Motors Company is founded

The story of Nash starts way back in the early 1900s, with the Thomas B. Jeffery Company of Kenosha, Wisconsin. Prior to TBJC beginning production automobile manufacturing in 1902, the company first had to develop prototypes. The son of the company namesake came up with two radical innovations during

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April 10, 1879 – Founder of Hertz rental cars is born

On this day in 1879 a man was born who would become responsible for even longer lines at airports. John Hertz, Sr., born Sándor Herz, in modern Slovakia, didn’t get his start in the rental car business, but in taxicabs. In 1910 he was working as a car salesman

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April 8, 1916 – Auto racing pioneer Bob Burman dies

Bob Burman participated in many significant races in the early 20th century, including winning the Prest-O-Lite Trophy Race in 1909 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the precursor to the Indy 500. Unfortunately, it was racing that would kill him. Burman died racing on this day in 1916 at age 31

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