[CR]Motobecane discussion (Now Ford V-8)


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Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2003 12:49:53 -0700 (PDT)
From: Bruce Schrader <bcschrader@yahoo.com>
Subject: [CR]Motobecane discussion (Now Ford V-8)
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
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> Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2003 11:12:41 -0700 (GMT-07:00)
> From: rocketman531 <rocketman531@earthlink.net>
> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Subject: [CR]Motobecane discussion
> I wouldn't compare it to a Ford. The only one I ever
> owned ('54 flathead V-8, I drove hard, blew the
> motor and ditched it on a side street in Great
> Falls, Montana in 1962. Maybe it's still there.)
>
> Thanks in advance for help.
>
> Pat Moffat
> Tempe, AZ
> ------------------------------

Pat, I can't help you out on the Motobecane...but if my memory is still intact (questionable) I believe the last year for the flat head V-8 was 1953. I remember Ford introducing an OHV V-8 in '54 and Chevy came out with their's in '55. Bruce Schrader San Francisco

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