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1982 Checker Taxicab

1965 Ford F-100 Pickup Truck


Date of Purchase:   November 21, 1982
Built in:   Kalamazoo, Michigan
Colour:   green & white
Engine:   propane-powered 3.8-litre V-6
Transmission:   3-speed automatic
Odometer:   81,454 kilometres
Modifications:   Stock taxi with ABC Taxi roof light
a.k.a.   Chubby

Accomplishments / Credentials

    last Checker sold by Checker Motor Corporation
1982   Good Morning America appearance
1982   Grey Cup Parade, Toronto
1983   Toronto International Auto Show feature car
1983   approved for first Nova Scotia vanity plate ‘CHUBBY’
1983   Natal Day Parade, Halifax, Nova Scotia