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Loved It Since That Was All I Could Afford $868.00 Brand New Total — 46 Horses not enough to climb long hills, it had 3 starting options, normal key start, hand crank which actually worked when i killed the battery, left the lights on, and the famous lawn mower rope pull.easy to manuever, no left lane driving unless you were the only one in the car, i was the only car that hit an ice patch on 9th Ave. and stopped before hitting anything all the big cars hit other cars or the curb

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Small easy to park good on gas although in 1966-1969 gas was only $.36 a gallon if you filled it up with a $5.00 bill you got change

Cons: I had 3 kids it got a little tight  we were on the Belt Pkwy in Brooklyn coming home from Queens when the roadway buckled imagine no air 3 kids in the back we just pulled off the road and let the kids play in the grass until the road was reopened

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