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Showcase for an Olds V-8

Much as Ford scooped the industry with the introduction of their flathead V-8 in 1932, so Oldsmobile did with their new “Rocket” V-8 in the autumn of 1948. It wasn’t their first engine so configured, which came along in 1916, but rather their first overhead valve V-8.  It was the work of Gilbert Burrell, Olds’ chief engineer,…

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The Goad Motor Company

The Goad Motor Co. had a long line of dealerships in the Lone Star State and Dan Strohl at Hemmings Motors News has put together a very thorough post on the history of Company operations that includes many photos. His research has found that it appears Goad started operations in 1920 while located in Breckenridge,…

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