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#2208836 - 12/06/16 02:54 PM Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)
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Is on Amazon video (included with Prime) FYI

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#2209187 - 12/07/16 06:19 AM Re: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) [Re: Dougo3]
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Funny you should mention that . I just watched the chase scene on you tube a couple nights ago, for the first time in about 30 years . What I find amazing is this chase scene went on for like 40 minutes and that Mustang got the holy hell beat out of it , and just kept going and going.
Several accidents happened that were not even planed like hitting the light pole at 100 miles an hour . From what I have read, only ONE stunt car was used for the entire chase . Ford motor company built 'em tuff in 1971 ( 73).


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#2209191 - 12/07/16 06:36 AM Re: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) [Re: Dougo3]
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I'll have to watch it, thanks. Have only seen the 2000's remake, not the original.

I think that yellow fastback from the movie is a '73, actually. '73 had a one year only grille.
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#2209225 - 12/07/16 08:43 AM Re: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) [Re: Dougo3]
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They used a 71 Mustang and changed some cosmetics to appear as a '73 .
Had they chosen "Susan" as the chase scene car instead , I just don't think we would have gotten 40 minutes out of her. Nothing short of amazing, the amount of abuse that car took .

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#2209230 - 12/07/16 08:53 AM Re: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) [Re: Dougo3]
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And for those that don't know ..This was "Susan"


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#2209249 - 12/07/16 09:19 AM Re: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) [Re: Dougo3]
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And here is "Jill"


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#2209250 - 12/07/16 09:23 AM Re: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) [Re: Dougo3]
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And here they are swapping VINs , and everything else between the wrecked and stolen "Jill" . Notice how the VINs are 1970 instead of 73
JH23L0E14275? and JS23U0E114??? (1970 U code 440 Magnum Challenger R/T)


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#2209251 - 12/07/16 09:25 AM Re: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) [Re: Dougo3]
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And the door VIN gets swapped..


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#2209254 - 12/07/16 09:27 AM Re: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) [Re: Dougo3]
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They even take time to swap the broadcast sheet .


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#2209259 - 12/07/16 09:32 AM Re: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) [Re: Dougo3]
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Yes and it was badged an R/T as well.

Its a bit ironic I watched it again just two nights ago.

Loved the retag scenes, looks like moparts resto section :0)

Back in the day it was semi common not to drill the rivs but leave them intact and simply file them from the bottom then all looked perfectly untouched from the top.

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#2209267 - 12/07/16 09:38 AM Re: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) [Re: Dougo3]
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And while we are on the subject ..what's up with this '71 "Road Runner" ?
At first glance it appears to be a Road Runner, with the birds head grille emblem and correct hood ..but notice what appears to be 71 GTX rocker molding , or possibly Satellite Sebring . And the deluxe door panels found only on the Satellite Sebring plus, and GTX in '71 . Hmmmm, very interesting .


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#2209274 - 12/07/16 09:42 AM Re: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) [Re: EV2Bird]
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Originally Posted By EV2Bird
Yes and it was badged an R/T as well.

Its a bit ironic I watched it again just two nights ago.

Loved the retag scenes, looks like moparts resto section :0)



Yes ! I was thinking the exact same thing . From reading recent posts here ...this is how 50 % of the Moparts members "restore" their cars.
Kind of scary

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#2209460 - 12/07/16 03:07 PM Re: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) [Re: Dougo3]
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I watched the nicolas cage version a few years ago on cable and after Comercials they had the guys wife (that made the original) talking about how the original movie was made and how cheap it was made for the amount of vehicles that were crashed. He was the guy that drove the mustang, I believe he was killed while filming a movie. She also had something to do with getting the remake made.

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#2209469 - 12/07/16 03:18 PM Re: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) [Re: crlush]
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He was killed while filming another movie, I forget the name. A cable was hooked by a vehical, or the cable broke. The cable was hooked to a tall pole, the pole fell on the guy. Halinic or some such name, I'll look it up.

H.B. Halicki

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071571/

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#2209471 - 12/07/16 03:22 PM Re: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) [Re: amxautox]
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His death;

>>>click here<<<

and here;

http://articles.latimes.com/1989-08-21/local/me-655_1_car-crash-movies

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Witnesses told police that Halicki, 48, of Gardena, died when a cable that was attached to a water tower snapped and severed a telephone pole, which fell on him.


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#2209474 - 12/07/16 03:31 PM Re: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) [Re: amxautox]
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His wife, Denice Shakarian Halicki, saw to it Gone in 60 Seconds 2 was finished.

http://www.gonein60seconds.com/denice/bio.htm
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#2209489 - 12/07/16 03:57 PM Re: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) [Re: amxautox]
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#2209625 - 12/07/16 07:15 PM Re: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) [Re: BigMoneyLewis]
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Originally Posted By BigMoneyLewis
They used a 71 Mustang and changed some cosmetics to appear as a '73 .


Yep, you're right. Checked the wikipedia page and it mentions the grille swap. Looking closer it has the '71 running lights in addition to the '73 marker lights in the grille.

They apparently put a full rollcage in it, regardless the beating that poor car took is the worst I've ever seen and still have it run afterwards. I can't believe it's still a drivable car!!!!
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#2210538 - 12/09/16 04:33 AM Re: Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) [Re: Dougo3]
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it has been often reworked during filming to keep it on the road

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