1970 Camaro for sale $650,000 not mine

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  1. carr911

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    Tony Delorenzo's Father was GM VP of Public Relations. While he wasn't a Factory Team, he got a lot of favors

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    Could be the case I guess, but water does sit there on these cars, I would say very likely it’s from rust and it was painted over. This picture would support that.
     
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    I want to know what he smokes to ask that much for the car. Wow that's way overpriced.
     
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    First,there was no strike,Fisher body couldn't get the tooling for the quarter panels figured out in time so production was delayed. Second bodies in white had trim tags. There is a picture of a 1972 Vega trim tag floating around that was a car built by Grumpy's shop. It was acid dipped so it is all funky looking but it said BODY IN WHITE SPOT WELDS ONLY.
     
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    I forgot about this

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    Very informative, and costly to both sides. In the 3rd vid, they do the simple math to show it was a loser to the workers at the time. When I was a kid, my dad was on strike. Pretty tense around the neighborhood, since just about everyone was in the steel industry, but they helped each other. It brought the neighborhood closer. Like family. That was one good thing came from it.
     
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    My guess is that since somebody paid $500K for just the roof skin and window frames of Grumpy's 70 Camaro that never won a race this intact car should be worth more than that.
     
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    Didn't know Grumpy's '70 never won a race. Interesting.
    "His first car built specifically for Pro Stock, a 1970½ Camaro, would be the first of the class to make the cover of Hot Rod (their July 1970 issue).[10]
    Jenkins went winless in 1971. NHRA changed the 1972 rules to allow drivers with a small block wedge engine to run a lighter car. Jenkins used a small block-based 331 cu in (5.4 l) in a Chevrolet Vega fitted in the class' first tube chassis,[2] which debuted at the 1972 Winternationals. He had a subpar 9.90 second pass in the untested Vega, qualifying 17th of the 32 entries at the season-opening event. After tuning the chassis, the car clocked low-9.6 second passes on race day and Jenkins won the event.[3] Jenkins used the car to win five of the first eight events of the season (some of them regionals) and six of eight Nationals.[3][3] Jenkins earned a total of $250,000 that year, including event and manufacturer support.[3] He matched Wilt Chamberlain as the professional athlete with the highest salary in the United States.[3] That year he was featured in Time magazine, the first drag racer to experience mainstream national coverage.[3]"
     
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    Overpriced, yes, Way overpriced, probably not. There are Vintage Race Cars and then there are Clones. Not all Vintage Race Groups will take Clones, especially the Trans-Am Groups.
     
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    It's a legit vintage Trans-AM racecar that eligible for Goodwood and Monterey Historics, believe it or not, that's not an upsurd price.
    There are probably fewer than 20 2nd gens of this sort in existence
     
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