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Old 08-14-2017, 12:29 PM   #11
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Default Re: The cars that made America.

The Dodge brothers owned a lot of Ford stock early on and as partners they manufactured a lot of parts for Henry. He wanted to buy them out but they weren't going to give it away to him. Henry had several buy out deals with partners that cost him very dearly in those early years. After he bought back the stock from the Dodge bothers, they took the money and started their own car company. They would have done well except for one of the brothers died and the other couldn't live without him so they were both dead in a short period of time. A very sad story. They built a hell of a car right up until the end of them. Walter P Chrysler bought out what was left.

A lot of folks that make these documentaries think they will bore young folks with all the details so a lot is left out but there is a lot of interesting stuff in those details.
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