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Paul Steinberg
06-06-2016, 12:48 PM
Do you own a Miller Meteor Criterion? If so, please post as much detail as you have concerning the VIN, manufacture date, exterior color, interior color, original owner, and any subsequent owners you know of. Also post pictures of the cars current and past, as best you can. Picture of the original data plate is also very helpful.
Thanks

Paul Steinberg
06-06-2016, 12:58 PM
1974 Cadillac Miller Meteor Criterion

VIN: 6Z90R4Q211755

model number is 74632

original owner: North Park Hospital, Walden, CO. 80480

Production Date June 1974

owned by Stu Cannold from Palmdale (CA).

John ED Renstrom
06-06-2016, 11:16 PM
as I recall I think MM chapter president has most of them but here are the units I have photographed no HX on them other then what is on the picture these are the oldest shots of these car that I do have numbers on. I for got they don't shop captions I'll dig the number out
first on is Chris B #74350 Jeff Stanton #74779 Keven L on recently restored #74931 Steve L don't have that number and Leo Marten 74761 last two are Roberts Shepard 75567 and the first one that tony owned 74921

Mike McDonald
06-07-2016, 08:19 AM
ED: The 3rd one down in your line-up... the white one with the dark blue band is the one we just finished restoring and provided current pictures of a couple of months ago to the PCS Board is a:

1974 M-M Body #74931 delivered to the City of Stanwood, WA on 10-4-74 with a purchase price of $19,229.12. Left the factory with 23 miles on the odometer and was operated by Gunderson's Funeral Home under contract for the City of Stanwood. It was later sold to the Lewis County (WA) Fire Department for $2,500.00. They in turn traded it in to Western Truck Exchange (a Used Fire Apparatus Dealer) in September of 1997. PCS Member Kevin Lynch (FL) bought it from them, restored it and then sold it to Dr. Mark Tamsen (Emergency Care Dynamics) who used it for static-outside display advertising for his Urgent Care Clinic in San Diego. He sold it to A.J. Heightman (JEMS Communications) who sold it to me last year. MM

Terry Lange
06-10-2016, 06:02 PM
Back in the mid '80's, I owned a '75 Criterion for about 3 years. I took it to the PCS National Meet in Tulsa, OK in '86 or '87, while still living in Winnipeg, MB.

The original purchaser was Kneehill Ambulance, in Three Hills, Alberta, CN. It was sold through Howard Distributors in Burnaby, BC, the Canadian distributor for Wayne Corp. products. Date of delivery to Howard Distributors was 2/27/76, date of delivery to customer was 3/5/76.

VIN was 6Z90S5Q263750, Body No. was 75568

Paint upper was Cotillion White #11, center Flamenco Red #48 1967 Cadillac, lower Cotillion White #11. Upholstery - Cordovan vinyl, white vinyl headlining, black vinyl bucket seats. Floor - brick block lino.

Value at US port of export in MT was listed on the Shipper's export declaration as $17,925.01.(US) Price F.O.B. at Howard Dist. was $30,330.00 CN w/o inverter.

The car received right front fender and suspension damage in an accident in Red Deer, Alberta on 11/2/85. It was written off and the insurance carrier paid $2,500.00 for the loss. It was acquired from the insurance co. by an individual who repaired it and sold it to me. I operated it for the next 3 years as a standby ambulance at Winnipeg Speedway and at various motocross events around the province. When I moved to So. Cal. in late '89, I sold it to the motocross association in Manitoba. It's history beyond that has been documented elsewhere on this board years ago, but I believe it ended up in NY or PA. It was brought back into Canada a few years ago by Doug House in BC, and as far as I know his plans were to restore it, but I have not seen any posts from him in a few years now.

Photos can probably be found somewhere on the original "classy Cadillacs" thread, as I am unable to post photos.

John ED Renstrom
06-11-2016, 12:00 AM
that would be this one then

Terry Lange
06-11-2016, 01:36 AM
Yes, Ed, that is them. Thanks for digging up that photo and posting it....I couldn't find copies anywhere on this site. I later had the whole lower half painted in a deeper red, and Kerry added a pair of Mars 888's to the hood of his '66. The guy who owed the speedway also ran an auto body shop (which pretty much funded the operation of the race track.) He kept these cars looking good at all times, which made both of us proud to operate them. We later added a '73 S&S Professional High Body and a '79 Superior Transport to the fleet.

Mike McDonald
06-11-2016, 07:14 AM
Yes, Ed, that is them. Thanks for digging up that photo and posting it....I couldn't find copies anywhere on this site. I later had the whole lower half painted in a deeper red, and Kerry added a pair of Mars 888's to the hood of his '66. The guy who owed the speedway also ran an auto body shop (which pretty much funded the operation of the race track.) He kept these cars looking good at all times, which made both of us proud to operate them. We later added a '73 S&S Professional High Body and a '79 Superior Transport to the fleet.

.......and I was lucky enough to get the (X-Fort Wright, KY FD) 1973 S&S Professional (from the same fleet pool) delivered to the Minneapolis PCS Convention by the Lange Brothers from Canada with 37,100 miles on it. I believe Bruce-B owns it now? MM