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Old 10-14-2009, 05:43 AM   #18
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One of the best nights I ever had in my old Lumina Z34 (1st Gen FTW!)



One of my favorite days with my Blazer

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Old 10-14-2009, 09:53 AM   #19
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Absolutely the truth! Great stories, keep them coming....everybody has a memory to share!
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Old 10-14-2009, 10:08 AM   #20
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Best story is being on the OPPOSITE side of the fence - being the one providing the car, and seeing the joy it brings!

Katie was the lucky buyer of our 2010 Camaro launch car, and she got the first ever Katzkin leather interior upgrade and no cost.... her excitement at delivery made everyone involved feel great!

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Old 10-14-2009, 10:12 AM   #21
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My first car is a 69 Chevelle SS convertible 4spd. When my parents bought it they drove me and my brother to grade school in it. It was our family car for a few years. A more practical car came along and it was put behind the barn. I turn 16 and we drag it out to get it running.

It was the mid 80's and those cars weren't collectors' items then. I drove the wheels off of that car. I drag raced, cruised, slid it sideways a few times and generally abused that car. I learned to be a gearhead on that car. I put many clutches in that car and learned to stab the tranny with one hand and start the bolts with the other. I was stronger then.

I remember my friends and others making fun of me for driving that car. They would ask me, "Do your parents make you drive that car?" It was about 3 different colors of orange and 2 colors of primer. The rust holes in the rear quarters were the topper to the general bad appearance.

The funny thing is how time changes perspective and attitudes. I went to my high school reunion and the first thing most people asked me was if I still had that car. It's funny they remembered that car and how the fact that it is now worth a bucket load of money now changes their thoughts about it.

I had one guy try to buy my car from me at a car show. He got out his check book and told me to name my price. I told him it wasn't for sale and he said everything had a price. I told him he didn't understand about me and that car and it wasn't for sale at any price. He walked away disgusted and in disbelief. I guess he never met a real car guy before. LOL

BTW, I do still have that car 25 years later. I am in the process of doing a complete frame off restoration on it. She deserves it.

I have other good Chevy stories but that one is by far the one that means the most to me.
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Old 10-14-2009, 10:36 AM   #22
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My first Chevy experience, Let me see , well I was 6 years old and going with my Uncle to his house. He had a 1963 SWB Stepside, bought it new. Had a 327 with 3 on the tree and dual glass pack exhaust. So on this winding country road, windows down we came upon a straight away and there we go 100 mph. From that day forward only Chevy for me, as for the truck well after that day the very next day it had an electrical fire under the hood. He had it repaired and today the truck is now mine, it is being restored/street rodded and should be complete soon. Love this truck and my Uncle.
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Old 10-14-2009, 10:44 AM   #23
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My first Chevy was a Vega. Explains alot.
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Old 10-14-2009, 11:18 AM   #24
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I'm going to skew the age demographics here, but here goes:

61 Corvair Rampside Pickup (Check the gas - fill the oil)
62 Chevy II 300 sedan (Black/White top/Red interior) I don't make this up!
65 Chevy C10 Pickup 6cyl - stick. Green. Rubber floor mats. Enough said.
69 El Camino Red/Argent silver rockers/Black Vinyl Top. Awesome! (Thanks Dad!)
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Then a mix of GM/Ford stuff for the next 30+ years
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10 Camaro SS FINALLY
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Old 10-14-2009, 08:05 PM   #25
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how bout worst cause i got a great one.
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Old 10-14-2009, 08:48 PM   #26
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had alot of chevys, and even more stories, ill give them to you in chronological order:
high school 1st car 1976 camaro type lt 350 4 spd
traded it to one of my friends (avro206) for his
1986 camaro sport coupe
then traded that for 1986 chev silverado 4x4 (lifed 2" 33"tires 355ci th400)
missed having cool summer car so bought
1967 camaro rs converted it from 3272bbl glide to 383 th350 373eaton locker
sold the 86 silverado and bought
1990 silverado short box z71 350 tbi lifted 2" flowmaster
sold that to my dad and bought brand new
1996 silverado short box z71 (then lifted 2 " 285's pulleys, dual flowmasters,winch etc,
someone liked it alot and stole it, never seen it again, replaced it with new
1998 silverado short box z71 (did same mods with ins money)
i got married and bought my wife a sweet 1983 silverado shortbox 4x4, she got pregnant and the carseat would not fit in either of our regular cab trucks so i got her a 1994 yukon 2 door, 17's, flowmaster again, haha should be getting loyalty on exhausts too
bought a 2002 silverado 2500hd excab shorty,did the usual mods, sold it to my brother in law and bought
2004 silverado 2500 hd duramax, same mods lift... etc.285s, exhaust tuner
bought a 2005 tahoe for the wife, 20's exhaust ...sold the 67 rs to some guy that bothered me every weekend for months
sold the 04 dmax and bought
2008 silverado crew duramax, lift, banks 6 gun, hp tuners dpf delete...yadda
missed the 67 alot and bought a 1998 z28 convertible 6 spd, did the corvette brakes and zr1 wheels, same thing a guy bugged me until i sold it so me and the wife thought hell, get a new one and dont sell it so now we have a
2010 camaro 2ss abm white stripe ls3, mods to follow currently wrapped in a cover for the winter its snowed alot here already and this thing aint seeing any shit weather, I HATE THE WEATHER WHERE I LIVE
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Old 10-14-2009, 08:52 PM   #27
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holy crap, that was long, i also have a fleet discount no. my company has a 2009 gmc envoy denali
2009 gmc duramax slt ex cab 4x4
2004 gmc duramax reg cab sl 4x4
2002 gmc duramax ex cab 4x4
2004 gmc 1500 slt reg cab 4x4

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Old 10-14-2009, 09:41 PM   #28
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Well being a young buck my first chevy was a 1994 silverado z71 that I bought used. It had a good paint job and ran great with the 70k miles it already had on it. Me being a young country boy I had the loudest pipes I could find on it and hit every mud hole I could find. It was sunk in water 2 times, rolled down a sand hill once, I was rearended by a school bus at a stopsign (the bus had more damage), and side swiped by a drunk driver. All it ever needed was a little bit of body work. I ragged the hell out of that truck and it never missed a step. I put another 50k miles on it and it still ran strong and would go anywhere you pointed it. I sold it to my little brother when I joined the Marine Corps and 2 months later it was totaled. I cried a little in private and to this day wish I had never gotten rid of that truck. I bought a nissan titan after that and quickly traded it for an 03 Ford lightning (which I love) but I still miss my old Z.
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Old 10-14-2009, 09:50 PM   #29
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Are you a Chevy Enthusiast? What's your best Chevy story?

yes, that i sold everything i own for my camaro lol
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Old 10-14-2009, 10:02 PM   #30
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My first Chevy was my junior year in high school 1987 My neighbor sold me his 1974 Laguna S3 Great car Totaled it out a year later street racing GREAT story HUH?? Hated Chevy after that But I've returned with the BEST Chevy yet LOVE THIS CAR!!!
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Old 10-14-2009, 10:08 PM   #31
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My first Chevy was my junior year in high school 1987 My neighbor sold me his 1974 Laguna S3 Great car Totaled it out a year later street racing GREAT story HUH?? Hated Chevy after that But I've returned with the BEST Chevy yet LOVE THIS CAR!!!

Was it... White/ Red Bottom Stripes/ Red Top/ with Red Swivel Buckets......if it was.....you totaled my car!!....I miss that car!
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Old 10-14-2009, 11:49 PM   #32
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here's one story, man this car was fun! same tires for 13 years, bye bye tires!


thanks to avro 206 for video

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Old 10-14-2009, 11:50 PM   #33
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Why, I remember when....

Just thinking about the Chevys in my life takes me back to about 1962...I was just a young feller then (about 9, I think!) and being from a big family, we always had station wagons. We had a '57 Chevy wagon then and there were big rust holes in the floorboards; I remember watching the road going by between my feet! I got in trouble when I threw my sister's doll through the hole and we all jumped in the back seat to watch it bounce down the road behind us....60's entertainment at it's best! Fast forward through the next 43 years and I can't remember how many Chevys, and the 2010 Camaro gets built next week!
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61 Corvair Rampside.......can you imagine still having it......
At least I get to see them every year at the Orphan Car Show in Ypsilanti!
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