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Old 12-23-2012, 01:59 PM
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Default 1971 S&S Medic I Cadillac Ambulance to the rescue

Pictures and story at this link... http://www.autoweek.com/article/2012...WS01/120929905

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Old 12-23-2012, 02:24 PM
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What a fantastic article! And a beautiful ambulance as well. But Mr. Steinberg, i thought you were the PCS President?!

Thanks for sharing!
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Neat group of Pic's and info: I was amazed by the very unusual rear corner lights. Any idea how many of the S-S's were built of that model?
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What a fantastic article! And a beautiful ambulance as well. But Mr. Steinberg, i thought you were the PCS President?!

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This journalist was working on this article through the entire restoration process, documenting it for the owner. He interviewed me about a year ago, when I was the Vice President. Unfortunately, he isn't at liberty to share all the photographs that he took of the restoration, since they belong to the owner. I don't even know who the owner of the ambulance is, or even if he is a Professional Car Society member.
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Neat group of Pic's and info: I was amazed by the very unusual rear corner lights. Any idea how many of the S-S's were built of that model?
I recognize the rear emergency lights as being 1967 Pontiac headlight housings and bezels. It was a common treatment of the S&S rear lighting from what I remember of other S&S ambulances of similiar vintage.
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Old 12-23-2012, 05:40 PM
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That is a gorgeous ambulance!
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That is a gorgeous ambulance!
She looked even better in her original configuration:

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It was a common treatment of the S&S rear lighting from what I remember of other S&S ambulances of similiar vintage.
It was a standard feature on the '71 and '72 models:

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The '67 Pontiac headlight bezels were sharply angled:
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If I'm not mistaken S&S used the 71-72 Cadillac headlamp bezels on these lights. At least on the 71-72's and maybe up to the 76's too.
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