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One Hundred Years of Checker Cabs

One Hundred Years of Checker Cabs

In the Fall of 1921 Commonwealth Motors was having financial difficulties. The producer of sedans, tourer and taxicabs, the standard automotive line was in decline, the basic design dated back to 1915,  That said, the Commonwealth taxicab product line of Checker Mogul...

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The Checkers of Mission: Impossible 1966-1973

The Checkers of Mission: Impossible 1966-1973

Mission: Impossible is a multimedia franchised based on a fictional secret espionage agency known as the Impossible Missions Force (IMF). The 1966 television series ran for seven seasons from 1966 till 1973.  By 2011, the franchise generated over $4 billion in revenue...

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Joe Dollard Checker Update

Joe Dollard Checker Update

Back in March,  ICTA member Joe Dollard posted the following: Big news for our old friend! The beloved Checker went to the Austin Speed Shop today for some modern updates and love. Entire front suspension will be replaced with an IFS, rack and pinion steering, disc...

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Two Door Checker Custom Update

Two Door Checker Custom Update

Dobbs Autobody is a family-owned business which has been serving the community for over six decades.  Brad Denning took over the business twenty years ago and has continued to build one of the finest reputations in collision repair services in the area.   We have been...

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Salvaging the Checker 1952 Checker A4

Salvaging the Checker 1952 Checker A4

As all Checker owners know, its getting harder and harder to procure Checker parts.  Since all the major Checker parts sellers have closed shop,  Checker owners have to become more flexible and more importantly resourceful. This writer has been very blunt,  if you...

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