Yeah. They said they did that to fit the V8, but you can fit a V8 under the original sloped hood as I've done it. I think the problem was that people weren't used to not seeing a hood in front of them when they drove. The first one disappeared because it was short and angled, and every other car was a long hooded land… » 9/19/14 8:24pm Friday 8:24pm

Great story. It brings back memories of my big brothers and the rusty Dodge vans they were constantly trying to keep together back in those days. It's amazing to think about how old a 10 year old car was then. Driving a '69 in '79 was a heck of a lot different than driving an '04 in '14. » 9/19/14 1:33pm Friday 1:33pm