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Does a pinball machine fit in a Chevy Sonic hatchback

By denisw1

10 years ago


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    #1 10 years ago

    I see in the forum, that Honda fit works for pinball transport, but has anyone ever tried a Chevy Sonic Hatchback?

    #3 10 years ago

    I have one and have been wondering this as well

    #4 10 years ago

    Can you measure the opening of the tailgate? Forum says you need 24" width and 30.5" height (from top of opening straight down). I am thinking about this vehicle and want to know if it will handle a pinball.

    #6 10 years ago

    I took some measurements and it seems like a game will fit. The only thing I am concerned about is length. I measured my T2 at close to 52" and the amount I have in the Sonic is pretty darn close to that. I am picking up The Machine tomorrow. If I attempt to use the Sonic, I will post some pics. I will probably bitch out though and borrow a pickup.

    #7 10 years ago

    I wimped out and borrowed a pickup. Sorry if anyone was eagerly awaiting the results.

    #8 10 years ago

    does it fit in a ford escort?

    what if we remove the clowns first?

    #9 10 years ago
    Quoted from retired_user_101:

    does it fit in a ford escort?
    what if we remove the clowns first?

    If you remove them, please save them for reuse. Reportedly there is a serious shortage of clowns.

    http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/02/18/279032024/theres-a-clown-shortage-who-will-fill-those-big-shoes

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    #10 8 years ago

    For the record, I discovered today that an old EM pin DOES, in fact, fit in a Chevy Sonic hatchback. (In this case, a 1974 Gottlieb Big Brave.) Pics below.

    Can't say definitively if a modern SS machine would fit though, too close to call. But at least we now know that old school pins WILL fit.

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    #11 3 years ago

    Did anyone ever confirm if a "modern" pin, with the headed folded down fits? Also, anyone with a Chevy Spark try, yet?

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    #12 3 years ago

    Anyone?

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