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Preserving Miss Belvedere

Dwight Foster of Ultra One is on a mission to preserve Miss Belvedere, a 1957 Plymouth Belvedere that was buried in a time capsule for Tulsa, Oklahoma's 50 anniversary in 1957. When the capsule was opened last year, instead of a shiny '57 Belvedere, they found a car covered with rust because the concrete vault had leaked. With a little patience, and rust remover, Foster is going to preserve the car for the future.


 


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Using citric acid for rust removal
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Martin Sanchez dreamed of having a classic car from the 50's and then he read Steven King's novel "Christine." As a 16 year old kid he began looking for his dream car from the book, but so was John Carpenter for his movie. After the movie wrapped Martin found exactly what he had been looking for. Enjoy, share and SUBSCRIBE! see our annoying posts on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/theAFICIONAUTO follow our rare posts on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/theAFICIONAUTO see what's coming up on INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/theAFICIONAUTO





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1958 Plymouth Belvedere - Christine Shows Her Latest Trick - Take 1
My Christine shows her latest trick. She still can't drive or fix her up by herself but she's able to do some other evil stuff...watch out! :-) I shot two slighty different versions of this video but couldn't decide which one I should take, so I uploaded both of them. Here's the other video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txNh7BUbX0k If you're a fan of the movie "Christine" or 1957 / 58 Plymouths in general don't forget to join the International Christine Club. More information here: http://www.internationalchristineclub.net





Tulsa County Buried 1957 Plymouth Belvedere
This is video footage from 1957 that shows Tulsans burying a Plymouth Belvedere outside of the county courthouse on 6th and Denver. This car is going to be unearthed on June 15th, 2007 as part of the Oklahoma Centennial celebration. Here is a story on CNN's website regarding this event: http://www.cnn.com/2007/US/01/23/buried.car.ap/index.html ***** UPDATE: ***** You can view pictures of the car being unearthed here: http://www.tulsachevys.com/Images/buriedcar/index.html





59 caddy barn find
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My 1958 Plymouth Belvedere - Christine - Remote Engine Start
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