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|140. "In the summer of 1997, Eddie Stakes referred a gentleman in Evansville, WI to me to try to find him a new Pacer after an accident. He and his wife, longtime Pacer enthusiasts, had a pair of Pacer wagons, a '79 and an '80, which they had restored and painted identically. The 1980 one had an extensive rust-repair and bodywork restoration done on it, using the last known NOS left front fender. The '80 was unfortunately the one involved in the particularly nasty crash. As he and a friend were slowing down to turn into their driveway, a car hit them from behind and pushed them directly into the path of an oncoming Ford Ranger, which hit them at 50+ miles an hour. There was not much left. I took these photos as a last reminder of the Twins. The '79 soldiers on still, looking for a new brother. Has to be a '79 or '80 with a tan interior. I wish I remembered the owners' names. It's been quite a while since then." -Tim Hansen