Re: Is it time for Ford to drop the Blue Oval?
I remember the fisher body logo on the trim on the door *floor* in my '84
(sorry, I don't what that part is called in english)
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<clare at snyder.on.ca> wrote in message
> On Tue, 10 Jan 2006 23:33:34 -0500, trainfan1
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>Oil Can Harry wrote:
>>> Is it time for Ford to lose the Blue Oval insignia ? Lets face it the
>>> Oval has never been a classy nor classic, but actually kind of cheesy.
>>> many really like that Cheesy nameplate on their car? What looks better
>>> old King Crown or the Cheesy Blue Oval on your Ford.
>>Crooked bowtie / "plus" sign?
>>Big ugly sheep head?
>>A "diamond star"?
>>Goofy Toyota/Acura/Lexus "symbols"?
>>None of them are really outstanding.
>>The Blue Oval is as good or better than any others... very quickly
>>What the heck is a "New Venture"? Why does it say "Delphi" on all kinds
>>of stuff under the hood? What's a "Harrison" radiator? Why did my old
>>Pontiac and my buddy's Buick have "Fisher" bodies... didn't they have
>>their own assembly lines?
> Delco Harrisson is/was a division of GM. So was Delco Remy. I believe
> it was renamed Delphi when it was "spun off"
> Fisher body was also a division of GM. Gotta remember how GM came into
> being.Willy Durant's Chevrolet, Oakland/Pontiac, Cadillac, Oldsmobile,
> Harrison Cooling Systems,Fisher Body, Dominion Electrical
> Labs(Delco),and MANY other companies were "melded" into one.