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Old 10-29-2009, 06:24 PM   #35
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Old 10-29-2009, 06:27 PM   #36
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Funny thing is I am heavy tattooed and refuse to wear Ed Hardy clothes. So yeah, I gotta agree to a point. Anytime you glue fake little plastic jewels on a shirt and try and charge $90 for it...its simply not manly.

Now Sailor Jerry vodka on the other hand...thats manly.


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I hate how people are whoring out names these days just to make a buck. It's not a Yenko and it will never be a Yenko! It's like all these Pretty Boys wearing their "Ed Hardy" clothes. They have no idea who Ed Hardy was or what he stood for. Yenko is rolling over in his grave.
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Old 10-29-2009, 06:36 PM   #37
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I dont understand why you guys are so upset with them bringing back the yenko name. They stuck to the Yenko tradition with super fast amazing looking Chevrolets. If they go out and make a 4 cyl yenko or a Yenko Mustang then there is reason to be ticked. As far as price they should be somewhere around 50k for the Phase 1. (but thats purely speculation)
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Old 10-29-2009, 06:46 PM   #38
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I hate how people are whoring out names these days just to make a buck. It's not a Yenko and it will never be a Yenko! It's like all these Pretty Boys wearing their "Ed Hardy" clothes. They have no idea who Ed Hardy was or what he stood for. Yenko is rolling over in his grave.
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Old 10-29-2009, 06:46 PM   #39
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Need some "actual" car pics of this bad boy!! It bet it's a real mean car on the street.
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Old 10-29-2009, 06:47 PM   #40
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I dont understand why you guys are so upset with them bringing back the yenko name. They stuck to the Yenko tradition with super fast amazing looking Chevrolets. If they go out and make a 4 cyl yenko or a Yenko Mustang then there is reason to be ticked. As far as price they should be somewhere around 50k for the Phase 1. (but thats purely speculation)
I agree with this guy, i mean yeah the name was bought but thats no reason to lose all faith in a business (yes believe it or not the real Yenko was a business, Don Yenko was the one who put it on the map but its still just a business) Hell take GM for example if you wanna get that harsh haha, GM isnt even GM anymore, the GM we all know was liquidated and now there's a new company in its place with the same name, some new people, and a new structure, basically the EXACT same thing as this new Yenko deal but people (with more than 2 brain cells) dont go around harassing them about it, why? cause its the saammee company, if the product is the same, the ideals are the same, the name fits, then it is what it is

"If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck then it's probly Yenko!" LOL
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Old 10-29-2009, 06:49 PM   #41
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I hate how people are whoring out names these days just to make a buck. It's not a Yenko and it will never be a Yenko! It's like all these Pretty Boys wearing their "Ed Hardy" clothes. They have no idea who Ed Hardy was or what he stood for. Yenko is rolling over in his grave.
Same could be said about some new muscle car owners...lol
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Old 10-29-2009, 06:53 PM   #42
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Same could be said about some new muscle car owners...lol
Who's new to this?
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Old 10-29-2009, 06:55 PM   #43
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Old 10-29-2009, 06:56 PM   #44
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I'm really looking forward to the YANKO convertiable!!
Yenko never did a convertible.
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Old 10-29-2009, 06:59 PM   #45
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I think he was reffering to those people that buy muscle cars just to be seen in them and end up driving 5 miles under the speed limit everywhere they go...and if thats so i give him two giant thumbs up on that one, a lot of muscle car owners have lost touch with what a muscle car is and it sickens me...i mean i get it, they're 30 years old and kinda rare now, yeah, but dont forget they're still performance cars built for one specific reason, to be driven and driven hard, i dont care how rare or expensive your car is you just dont cage that bird man...
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I think he was reffering to those people that buy muscle cars just to be seen in them and end up driving 5 miles under the speed limit everywhere they go...and if thats so i give him two giant thumbs up on that one, a lot of muscle car owners have lost touch with what a muscle car is and it sickens me...i mean i get it, they're 30 years old and kinda rare now, yeah, but dont forget they're still performance cars built for one specific reason, to be driven and driven hard, i dont care how rare or expensive your car is you just dont cage that bird man...
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Old 10-29-2009, 07:14 PM   #47
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I think he was reffering to those people that buy muscle cars just to be seen in them and end up driving 5 miles under the speed limit everywhere they go...and if thats so i give him two giant thumbs up on that one, a lot of muscle car owners have lost touch with what a muscle car is and it sickens me...i mean i get it, they're 30 years old and kinda rare now, yeah, but dont forget they're still performance cars built for one specific reason, to be driven and driven hard, i dont care how rare or expensive your car is you just dont cage that bird man...
The only difference is, you wreck a 30 year old+ classic and you cant just get a new one or have insurance fix it for ya. Also a lot of people put years of work and have childhood memories in them. I agree with what you are getting at but I don't knock someone driving carefully in a 1967 fully restored Camaro..
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The only difference is, you wreck a 30 year old+ classic and you cant just get a new one or have insurance fix it for ya. Also a lot of people put years of work and have childhood memories in them. I agree with what you are getting at but I don't knock someone driving carefully in a 1967 fully restored Camaro..
On my old cars I have hagerty's they will actually pay for what the car is worth and repair it where as state farm will only give you what they think its worth
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Old 10-29-2009, 07:25 PM   #49
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I hate how people are whoring out names these days just to make a buck. It's not a Yenko and it will never be a Yenko! It's like all these Pretty Boys wearing their "Ed Hardy" clothes. They have no idea who Ed Hardy was or what he stood for. Yenko is rolling over in his grave.
FYI, the owner of the company who bought the Yenko rights owns an original Yenko Camaro, grew up in Detroit during the muscle car era, and is a muscle car enthusiast...so these could be quite good. Bottom line: if they help sell more Camaros and keep the breed alive then it is a good thing.
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On my old cars I have hagerty's they will actually pay for what the car is worth and repair it where as state farm will only give you what they think its worth
That's much better then just the "what its worth" then. Anyway I would rather have fun in a muscle car then just look good in it, so I do agree.
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Old 10-29-2009, 07:42 PM   #51
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FYI, the owner of the company who bought the Yenko rights owns an original Yenko Camaro, grew up in Detroit during the muscle car era, and is a muscle car enthusiast...so these could be quite good. Bottom line: if they help sell more Camaros and keep the breed alive then it is a good thing.
I sure hope so. I wouldn't want to be in his shoes. The Yenko name is so legendary I'd be afraid to take this on. More power to him. I hope he sells 100k of them!
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