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Thanks! It does have a great smooth ride, I just put new rubber on it and 15" whitewalls are getting hard to find. That LT1 engine has good power and gets decent mileage, on the highway it will get 21 MPG, 16-17 in town. My boys make fun of it but I like it, they say it's an old mans car, and I say" look at me, I am an old man"!

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Summer in Detroit brings out the old iron. I had an Aries K !! pass me on 96 today. The maroon paint was faded, but the rest of the vehicle was in good shape. No rust or accident damage. Had normal plates too.
 

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Those were the original unibodies?

They were indeed unibody, but Chrysler-Dodge -Plymouth were already building on the unibody concept. Were you asking if the K cars were always unibody, yes. But Lee Iacocca directed the engineers to use common parts for all the unseen parts by the consumer which is what the Germans and Japan automakers were doing.

Your baby, 1982?
 

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They were indeed unibody, but Chrysler-Dodge -Plymouth were already building on the unibody concept. Were you asking if the K cars were always unibody, yes. But Lee Iacocca directed the engineers to use common parts for all the unseen parts by the consumer which is what the Germans and Japan automakers were doing.

Your baby, 1982?
Yes ... my baby is 1982
 

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Yes ... my baby is 1982

My friend still has his 1973 bought brand new. 454/4 speed T top.
He regrets not getting AC. I think he fell for the 'Astro Ventilation'
marketing blurb to keep him cool. And, very faded memory, but I
think he paid $6000 from old Ed Stinn Chevrolet. He told the sales
guy if they stuck and Ed Stinn sticker or metal logo on the car he would
refuse taking possession.

His brother did buy one of the 25th Anniversary editions.

Have you ever visited the Bowling Green Museum? My college friend
was head of GM north America paint. Told me his biggest headache
was painting the Corvettes.
 

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My friend still has his 1973 bought brand new. 454/4 speed T top.
He regrets not getting AC. I think he fell for the 'Astro Ventilation'
marketing blurb to keep him cool. And, very faded memory, but I
think he paid $6000 from old Ed Stinn Chevrolet. He told the sales
guy if they stuck and Ed Stinn sticker or metal logo on the car he would
refuse taking possession.

His brother did buy one of the 25th Anniversary editions.

Have you ever visited the Bowling Green Museum? My college friend
was head of GM north America paint. Told me his biggest headache
was painting the Corvettes.
I have not ... YET ... i was planning on it last year and with the "covid crap" i decided it wasn't worth the hassle. I'm hoping this year to plan a trip with my 14 year old son.

You mention Ed Stinn Chevrolet ... the very one in the Cleveland area?
 

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I have not ... YET ... i was planning on it last year and with the "covid crap" i decided it wasn't worth the hassle. I'm hoping this year to plan a trip with my 14 year old son.

You mention Ed Stinn Chevrolet ... the very one in the Cleveland area?
Yes, the 'Ed Stinn' Chevrolet. Ed sponsored some head count at the
GM training center on Brookpark road. I got one of those in High School
for bodywork. I think someone at Ed's was looking to hire trained body guys
part time - cheap. But the insurance company put a stop to it as they would
not insure, workers comp, anyone under 18.

Ed was on Center Ridge road.
 

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Yes, the 'Ed Stinn' Chevrolet. Ed sponsored some head count at the
GM training center on Brookpark road. I got one of those in High School
for bodywork. I think someone at Ed's was looking to hire trained body guys
part time - cheap. But the insurance company put a stop to it as they would
not insure, workers comp, anyone under 18.

Ed was on Center Ridge road.
WOW ... maybe I knew this but maybe I didn't, you live in Cleveland area?
 

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Look what I found in the hills of Tennessee this weekend. Sitting on the porch I was looking over the
top of a 64 2 door Falcon up the hill. Spotted an oval like rear windshied. Took a walk up and
I spotted the tail light. I know what this is! It is in good condition, frame is not buried in the mud.
Looks like one bullet hole in the decklid (the house was used to brew moonshine as I am told.)


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I was finally able to get in this thing today, it’s sat since April. Prior to that it sat for 15 months, and in 6 six weeks it’s for another 5 or 6 months depending on how my second hip heals. I ran it pretty hard today but I paid for so I can do whatever I want with it. Six more miles and it’ll break 38k.

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Some poor idiot left what appears to have been a nice 1970 Superbird out in Ian. That's a $200,000 + car. Without a special policy, insurance won't pay squat. Barrett-Jackson has sold a couple for over a million. From an ABC news story, string of photos, no mention of the car, no captions. I can imagine what the rest of it looks like.
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That is a sad sight indeed.
I don’t know the circumstances, so I’m not judging the owner.
 
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