what the heck is this switch?

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  1. 70sbudget

    70sbudget Veteran Member

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    what is that thing? where is the speed dial?
     
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    John Wright Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    ^^^they (used to) make them just like that that hang on the wall too. Mom always asked us to listen closely when we first picked up the phone to use it so that we wouldn't accidentally dial in someone's ear on the "party line".
     
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    We had the Avocado green wall phone with 400 feet of cord...lol...
     
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    fixed it for ya... ;)
     
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    Right on...lol...And it was in the kitchen and when untangled would reach all the way around the block....Of course you would drag everything off the table walking by...
     
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    My grandpa had an 50's area car I think it was a Plymouth, that I used to drive every now and then, that had a foot switch, that changed the radio station, now that was cool.
     
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    I used to have a Renault 4 banger that had a foot pump to squirt the windshield with water :eek:
     
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    I sometimes forget that these cars are much older than some of the members here lol Yes, I remember the starter switch in the floor and the rotary phones. Also rememer when there were no microwaves, VCRs, and when color TVs were rare to see in someones home. Wow, it was so much simpler then.

    I love the switch being in the floor. Some of the newer cars are getting too gadgety for me.
     
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    my 71 barracuda (slant 6 bench seat stripper ) had this also
     
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    Guy, You're making me feel OOOLD !!!

    Reminds my of when I had a '76 Caddy. The gas cap was behind the license plate.
    Go to a full serve station (1994) and they could not find the gas cap. I let them look, and look,
    and look. Finally they would ask where the gas cap was. They were stunned. I'm pretty
    sure that a lot of the 'vets' at the station just let the gas jockeys look stupid.
     
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