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SEPTEMBER 2013 IN THIS ISSUE EDITORS PAGE ...................................................................................................................... 4 MR. NORMS CORNER ...................

Editors Page Milestones 50th anniversary of Mr. Norm starting Grand Spaulding Dodge. From the very beginning in 1963 when Norm opened the dealership, the focus was on high performance Dodges, and lead

Norms Corner W ell, we just got back from what was really a whirlwind of Mopar shows. I should be exhausted but the energy across the country is enough to recharge anybodys battery. It was a great bac

season long and it really hit home at the Mopar Nationals people are really paying more attention to our cars and the memorabilia in our booths. The message is really getting out that the best parts o

were true show stoppers. Fairfield and Bosak are both doing a bangup job capturing the imagination of Mopar people, as well as turning folks into Mopar people. As for the Mr. Norm Memorabilia, we sold

COVER STORY MR. NORM GOES GLOBAL Mr. Norms 50th Anniversary Challengers now Mr. Norms50th Anniversary GSS Challenger with Daiwa Tokyo sales team available in Japan versary celebration continues to g

Mr. Norms Jeep Wrangler FIVE STAR White and Billet Silver Metallic, each with contrasting 50th Anniversary graphics. In addition, Daiwa also ordered two Jeep Wrangler FIVE STAR packages. American mus

MR. NORMS WARLOCK A classic is back and better than ever By the Pentastar Power Staff Photos by Cliff Gromer L et It Roll on Down the Highway was the anthem when the popular Dodge Warlock traveled

and flavor of the original is alive and well in the new Mr. Norms Warlock. The Mr. Norms Warlock offers pure sizzle, regardless of whether you choose red, black or white paint as a contrast to the Ant

Mr. Norms Pistol Grip Shifters 20092013 Challengers Theres no doubt about it, late model Challengers are 100 percent red, white and blue Muscle. With their tire smoking RT and SRT8 Hemi power, very f

Mr. Norms Member Feature 1968 Plymouth GTX 440 SixPack Wagon A Wolf in Disguise Editors Note Larry Weiner, who has worked with Mr. Norm for nearly 20 years, found this Plymouth languishing in a South

Herb took him for a ride in the wild wagon and his brotherinlaw fell in love with it. Long story short, he made Herb an offer he couldnt refuse and the wagon headed west on Route 66 to Southern Califo

the engine is a bullet proof Hays Clutch that transmits the power to a genuine A833 4 Speed manual transmission armed with a Hurst Competition Plus Shifter. And to insure easy, low rpm long distance c

ance of the wagon, complemented by Pirelli PZero ultra high performance radial tires. Hotchkis Performance sway bars, heavy duty torsion bars and a completely refreshed suspension system enhance handl

Grand Spaulding Dodge paper trail How to document a Muscle Car sold new at Grand Spaulding Dodge By Howard Benjamin and performance. These dealers had a well earned reputation as the place to purchase

and Grand Spaulding Dodge can be used to authenticate the fact that a vehicle was sold new at Mr. Norms. When researching a vehicle that was sold new at Grand Spaulding Dodge, the amount of surviving

of the equipment on the vehicle, along with retail pricing information. Next to it is the yellow 1971 Model Coronet Charger Order Form from Grand Spaulding Dodge to Chrysler Corporation for the order

Save 330 on Mr. Norms GSS Billboards All late model Challengers The Mr. Norms GSS Billboards echo the bold appearance of the legendary Billboards that were optional on the ground shaking 1971 Hemi Cud

Womens World Weve come a long way, baby Editors Note This month we welcome Linda Mandalas as a regular columnist. To her friends and the people she works with at Bosak Motors in Merrillville, Indiana,

Auto Workers Union UAW organized the UAW Womens Department to strengthen womens role in the union and encourage participation in the unions elected bodies. Women in the auto industry were considered l

ber Three Dodge Dealer in volume sales, later becoming Number ONE, the largest volume Dodge dealership in the world. Lets not forget that in 1989 Norm was inducted into the MOPAR Hall of Fame as well

West Coast Report The Vista Rod Run on a perfect August day I received an email last 1947 Chrysler Town Country at the Vista Rod Run week from a friend who wanted to know if we would be attending

1970 and 67 Dodge Chargers cast and it turned into a beautiful day in the high 70s. Street after street were packed with cool cars and trucks of all kinds. Mopars were well represented at the Vista R

Making History W hen the 1967 Dart de buted in the fall of 66, rumors that an optional big block for the new ABody Dodge were put to rest. Not only was there no big block, but the largest engine av