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Re: [oletrucks] oletrucks...Palamino

To: Rroslowski@aol.com, dcvjrv@flashcom.net, rogerg@maverick.facil.uconn.edu,
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] oletrucks...Palamino
From: dcvjrv@flashcom.net
Date: Mon, 15 May 2000 21:01:56 -0400
Ah yes, "show truck" was the term I was looking for.

Jim V.

  At 08:41 PM 5/15/00 Monday -0400, Rroslowski@aol.com wrote:
>It was more of a "show truck" than a concept by GMC that showcased the 
>1957 styling.  The one styling point that was on the Palomino that did 
>make it into production in '57 (but on the Chevy) was the chrome & painted 
>bed trim.  The GMC Palomino had it on the upper edge of the bed, whereas 
>the production version on the Chevy was moved down a bit.  GMC had a 
>picture of this truck on their website back in '96 or '97, and I printedit 
>out.  Pretty sharp!!!
>Roger Roslowski
>Lawrenceville, NJ
>Chevy & GMC Truck Admirer (for now!)
>In a message dated Mon, 15 May 2000  7:36:44 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
>dcvjrv@flashcom.net writes:
><< It is my understanding that GMC made a 1957 truck
><< called a Palamino and it was used as a concept
><< vehicle and never produced.  I also spent quite some
><< time looking for this vehicle a couple of years
><< ago.  Supposably it is in a  GMC museum somewhere in
><< the Detroit area, but I have not been able to
><< locate it.  Let me know if you have any success.
><< Jim V.
>At 02:52 PM 5/15/00 Monday -0500, ROGER GLEASON wrote:
> >> Anyone ever heard of a truck called a palamino? I
> >> thought they made them out of the el camino probably
> >> of the GMC vintage... Let me know what you know.
> >> Rogerg
> >> 51-3100 AD Huckster
> >> Lisbon, Connecticut

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