Lee Iacocca passes

General Discussion

  1. Dartthunder340

    Dartthunder340 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,532
    Likes Received:
    3484
    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2010
    Location:
    Colorado Springs,Co
    Local Time:
    8:03 AM
    Just read he has passed. Godspeed Mr. Iacocca, very much appreciate your contribution and vision.
     
    • Agree Agree x 10
    • Like Like x 3
    • RustyRatRod

      RustyRatRod I was born on a Monday. Not last Monday. FABO Gold Member

      Messages:
      81,584
      Likes Received:
      61241
      Joined:
      Jun 7, 2010
      Location:
      Georgia
      Local Time:
      9:03 AM
      Genius I would say. He perhaps single handedly saved the Chrysler Corporation from yet another bailout after the Carter administration in 78. He had true vision with the K car. Say what you will about that line, but it saved Chrysler's butt.
       
      • Agree Agree x 12
      • Mopar Tim

        Mopar Tim FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

        Messages:
        25,766
        Likes Received:
        21610
        Joined:
        Nov 29, 2014
        Location:
        vista CA.
        Local Time:
        6:03 AM
        And the mini van. 94 years old.
         
        • Agree Agree x 3
        • Like Like x 2
        • red67gts

          red67gts FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

          Messages:
          2,225
          Likes Received:
          1034
          Joined:
          Apr 14, 2009
          Location:
          Coker,Al
          Local Time:
          8:03 AM
          RIP very smart man
           
        • Mopar-Mitch

          Mopar-Mitch Well-Known Member

          Messages:
          2,177
          Likes Received:
          2480
          Joined:
          Jul 29, 2018
          Location:
          Kentucky
          Local Time:
          8:03 AM
          May he rest in peace, he was one of my automotive hero's.
           
          • Agree Agree x 3
          • Like Like x 1
          • SGBARRACUDA

            SGBARRACUDA ROY FABO Gold Member

            Messages:
            22,011
            Likes Received:
            10490
            Joined:
            Dec 7, 2006
            Location:
            PLANT CITY FL.
            Local Time:
            9:03 AM
            I really admired this man. I read just about anything I could find on him including his autobiography. He was also the father of the Mustang. Funny what his opinion was of Edsel Ford. Said he was as dumb a person as his daddy was smart. He fought Iacocca on the release of the Mustang. Said there was no market for such a car!
             
            • Like Like x 3
            • oldkimmer

              oldkimmer FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

              Messages:
              20,853
              Likes Received:
              7772
              Joined:
              Nov 11, 2006
              Location:
              Kindersley, Saskatchewan,
              Local Time:
              8:03 AM
              Rest In Peace Lee Iacocca. He is the man credited with single handedly saving Chrysler. Kim
               
              • Thanks! Thanks! x 1
              • Agree Agree x 1
              • odcics2

                odcics2 Well-Known Member

                Messages:
                397
                Likes Received:
                168
                Joined:
                Jul 30, 2013
                Location:
                MoTown
                Local Time:
                9:03 AM
                Thanks to Lee, I had a place to work.

                Thank you, sir.
                 
                • Like Like x 2
                • ACME A12

                  ACME A12 It's all ball bearings nowadays...

                  Messages:
                  317
                  Likes Received:
                  54
                  Joined:
                  Mar 29, 2006
                  Location:
                  New Port Richey, Florida
                  Local Time:
                  9:03 AM
                  RIP
                   
                • adriver

                  adriver Blazing Apostle

                  Messages:
                  8,902
                  Likes Received:
                  5768
                  Joined:
                  Jun 1, 2007
                  Location:
                  Where the red fern grows
                  Local Time:
                  9:03 AM
                  That's a hurdle.
                  Lee has crossed the finish line.
                  He's made the high jump.




                  NateLeePhillips9 hours ago
                  Lee Iacocca, the father of the K Car (Plymouth Reliant) after which this song and band are named, has died at 94. RIP Lee!





                  photo.jpg
                  duke duckett
                  7 years ago
                  whoot i have both an 85 and an 86. love that not only is there a song but a band named after them.





                  photo.jpg
                  ChainsawChuck13
                  7 years ago
                  Always had a soft spot for K-cars... I love this song.




                  photo.jpg
                  SpyroTDragon
                  8 years ago
                  The K Car rules. I have mine.





                  photo.jpg
                  1991FordLTD
                  8 years ago
                  I grew up riding around in a K-car, a 1986 Reliant wagon with the 2.2 liter. Good car.

                  photo.jpg
                   
                • roadrunnerh

                  roadrunnerh Well-Known Member

                  Messages:
                  3,148
                  Likes Received:
                  394
                  Joined:
                  Jul 11, 2011
                  Location:
                  Pittsburgh, PA
                  Local Time:
                  9:03 AM
                  RIP
                   
                • R4Sedan

                  R4Sedan Larry

                  Messages:
                  5,258
                  Likes Received:
                  2715
                  Joined:
                  Nov 26, 2009
                  Location:
                  Weeki Wachee, Fl
                  Local Time:
                  9:03 AM
                  RIP definitely saved Chrysler. Thanks
                   
                • 4spdragtop

                  4spdragtop CONGRATS NORTH AMERICA! FABO Gold Member

                  Messages:
                  32,902
                  Likes Received:
                  14167
                  Joined:
                  Aug 28, 2009
                  Location:
                  Wasting time here
                  Local Time:
                  8:03 AM
                  Spent quite a bit of time riding shotgun in a K car as a teenager. We made fun of them but it hauled our arses and a buttload of beer around. Standard too, not sure if 3 or 4 spd Thing was a tank lol
                  RIP Lee.
                   
                • Dustdevl340

                  Dustdevl340 Westie Dad & All Around Mopar Fanatic

                  Messages:
                  6,670
                  Likes Received:
                  13140
                  Joined:
                  Jun 6, 2013
                  Location:
                  Toronto, Canada
                  Local Time:
                  9:03 AM
                  RIP to a true visionary and one of my automotive heroes. While my first love is Mopar, Mustangs are 1(b). Owned a 5.0 LX Coupe for 7 years, loads of fun, wish I still had it sometimes. And I will never forget the ride I had as an 8 year old in a 69 Mach 1, 428 4 speed. Told my dad after I would own a car like that one day.
                   
                • fl 71

                  fl 71 Well-Known Member

                  Messages:
                  644
                  Likes Received:
                  820
                  Joined:
                  Apr 9, 2011
                  Location:
                  Milwaukee Wi
                  Local Time:
                  9:03 AM
                  He said when fired from Ford that he would not waste energy being mad because he needed it to get even. He did!
                   
                • Mike69cuda

                  Mike69cuda 66 is the new 17 FABO Gold Member

                  Messages:
                  2,703
                  Likes Received:
                  2266
                  Joined:
                  Jan 2, 2018
                  Location:
                  Overland Park Kansas
                  Local Time:
                  8:03 AM
                  As I understand, he gave Shelby his start. Definitely one of the greatest car guys of our time.
                   
                • loganscuda

                  loganscuda DON’T reMember

                  Messages:
                  2,813
                  Likes Received:
                  3293
                  Joined:
                  Jul 15, 2010
                  Location:
                  san antonio
                  Local Time:
                  8:03 AM
                  There is a movie coming out about him and Carol Shelby about the Ford vs Ferrari
                   
                • loganscuda

                  loganscuda DON’T reMember

                  Messages:
                  2,813
                  Likes Received:
                  3293
                  Joined:
                  Jul 15, 2010
                  Location:
                  san antonio
                  Local Time:
                  8:03 AM
                1. This site uses cookies to help personalize content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
                  By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.