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Hardy vehicles
« on: August 23, 2008, 03:54:18 AM »
I posted an image of a possible Hardy car in "The hardy Boys Trivia Game" thread and that got me thinking about other vehicles that appear in the series. It rarely specifies what make or model cars are in the books, so I thought I'd start a thread where you can post images of what you think they look.

I'll start it off with a selection of vehicles which fit into the world of the Casefiles.

The Hardys car that got blown up by the Assassins, killing Iola, could have been something like a 1968 Plymouth Fury.
 


The black van the Hardys got from the Bayport mall, could be a 1987 Chevy.



The Honda CB750 might be something like the motorcycles Frank and Joe rode in the Casefiles...I don't think it actually ever says the Hardys had/have motorcycles in the Casefiles, but what the heck!



This is a little talked about part of the Hardy World, so it should be interesting.

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Re: Hardy vehicles
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2008, 04:02:00 AM »
Wow! Awesome idea, SDL! Thanks for the pics! :) 8)
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« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2008, 07:55:52 AM »
Well, in the Original series, in the 1928 text of The Shore Road Mystery, the boys buy a car that is described as looking like a "millionaires" car, that originally cost about $3,000, but doesn't have the greatest engine in the world.  It's also a higher class of car than a flivver, and with a new paint job it looks like a Rolls-Royce.
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Re: Hardy vehicles
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2008, 10:47:01 AM »
This is their bike in HB:UB:

http://folding-bikes.net/asbikes/images/compact-folding-bike.jpg

Anyways, so would that Rolls-Royce be a convertible?

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Re: Hardy vehicles
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2008, 11:23:32 AM »
they have dirt bikes in the wild wheels casefiles
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Re: Hardy vehicles
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2008, 01:56:10 PM »
This is their bike in HB:UB:

http://folding-bikes.net/asbikes/images/compact-folding-bike.jpg

Anyways, so would that Rolls-Royce be a convertible?

They have bikes in the UB? I remember motorbikes but not bikes like that.

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Re: Hardy vehicles
« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2008, 04:04:40 PM »
I know, sorry. I meant it to be a joke. But if I pointed out it was not to be taken seriously, then it wouldn't have been as funny...


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« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2008, 04:08:20 PM »
oh *courtesy laugh*  ;)
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« Reply #8 on: August 23, 2008, 04:11:43 PM »
:P

If you can't make fun of HB:UB, what can you make fun of? :D

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Re: Hardy vehicles
« Reply #9 on: August 23, 2008, 04:12:59 PM »
uh ... Sam Spade?
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Re: Hardy vehicles
« Reply #10 on: August 23, 2008, 04:15:56 PM »
LOL!

Sorry, Sam ;)
Just kidding.


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Re: Hardy vehicles
« Reply #11 on: August 23, 2008, 06:23:09 PM »
uh ... Sam Spade?

What was that for? Do I go around making fun of you. (yes :D) But do I do it to your face (yes) Hmmm, I'm not sure I have a point here...
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Re: Hardy vehicles
« Reply #12 on: August 23, 2008, 06:35:53 PM »
I'm pretty sure that the bikes in the UB series look like this:



Oh yeah, they share a bike! :D
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Re: Hardy vehicles
« Reply #13 on: August 23, 2008, 07:01:27 PM »
Definitely ATAC issued. They'll blend in everywhere, that's for sure. And get around real fast.

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Re: Hardy vehicles
« Reply #14 on: August 27, 2008, 03:22:37 PM »
I'm pretty sure that the bikes in the UB series look like this:



Oh yeah, they share a bike! :D

No, I'm perrity sure this was their bike:
http://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Price-Dora-Explore-Me-Trike/dp/B000B8J7NW/ref=pd_bbs_2?ie=UTF8&s=toys-and-games&qid=1219868485&sr=8-2