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Stan Paralikis

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« on: March 02, 2010, 03:58:47 AM »

I never knew that in 1969, the 2 door hardtop Fury was available in two different rooflines.
 


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« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2010, 04:37:24 AM »

Ya I remember when it came out I thought that it was weird, I definitely preferred the sportier (red) version... why put a more "formal" roof on a 2 dr hardtop? But recall that when Olds did the exact same thing with the Cutlass S coupe and Cutlass Supreme more formal coupe, the latter became a HUGE seller. 

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« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2010, 06:40:40 AM »

The top one was called the "Formal".  The 4 Door hard tops had the same line.
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« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2010, 02:57:08 PM »


Uh, yeah, I said "formal" in the previous post.. do you actually read these Steve?
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« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2010, 04:09:48 PM »

Chevy was competing with Plymouth with the same idea with the choice of rooflines.
The concave back window was available in the Chebbie in 1971
1972 shown
 

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« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2010, 04:19:53 PM »

Hmmm....I didn't realise that they had the PH23 and PH29 roof lines...thought it was started in 1970.



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« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2010, 04:22:40 PM »

So how did you get the formal roofline?
Was it part of an option package? 
Was it specific to a certain model?
Basically, which got what?
 
 

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« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2010, 04:50:21 PM »

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Uh, yeah, I said "formal" in the previous post.. do you actually read these Steve?

I read, sometimes I ignore.  But in this case, I dunno. . .   Maybe I read it and started to post and left it before I clicked submit.  I do that often.  A submission can sit for hours
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« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2010, 05:47:59 PM »


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So how did you get the formal roofline?
Was it part of an option package? 
Was it specific to a certain model?
Basically, which got what?
 

PH23 was the fury code for the convex window or sports roof.

PH29 was for the concave or formal roof line.



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« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2010, 07:17:13 PM »

it was to drum up sales in a slow market segment

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« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2010, 03:11:45 AM »

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Quote from: Commando1
So how did you get the formal roofline?
Was it part of an option package? 
Was it specific to a certain model?
Basically, which got what?
 
So, PH23 was the standard roofline on all Fury 2 door hardtops and you could "opt" for the PH29 on any of them at extra cost?
Was vinyl roof a requirement?
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