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Category Archive: CHEVY, eBay Find

Money No Object: 1974 Chevrolet Camaro Z28/Type LT by Berger

The looks that people give me when I tell them that I prefer the 1974-77 Camaro over any other form of the car borderlines on the hysterical sometimes. It’s not the split-bumper. It’s not...

Rough Start: 1968 Chevrolet Caprice 396…Camper Special?!

One of the strangest parts involved with my grandfather and his every-four-year new Chrysler habit was the inevitable conversion from standard E-Class/New Yorker/whatever into a rolling HAM radio on...

The Parting Shift: Ever Heard Someone Beat Through The Gears With A GMC V6?

One of the biggest mysteries that came out of my time at “the yard” involved a late 1970s GMC truck. The squarebody was as they usually were in the later 1990s at the time in the Pacific...

Money No Object: 1977 GMC Sierra C35 – Grandpa Fresh

He got me. Bait, hook, set and all, he got me. Channing Ivey likes to drop me links to interesting vehicles he finds around Virginia. I haven’t looked at vehicles in Virginia with an urge to...

Classic YouTube: IROC Camaro, Meet IROC Camaro.

No car is more associated with the International Race of Champions series than the Chevrolet Camaro. Not the Porsche 911 RSR, not the Dodge Daytona IROC, not the Dodge Avenger, and not even the...

SEMA360 Preview: Chevrolet’s 1977 K5 Blazer-E With The Electric Connect And Cruise Crate Package

On the surface, nothing seems amiss…other than it’s the cleanest 1977 Chevrolet Blazer to exist on planet Earth since about the time Brian was a toddler and my dad was getting some...

Random Car Review: The 1977 Leata Cabalero and Cabalero Pickup, Better Known As Just How Far You Can Go With A Chevette

The 1970s was not kind to automobiles, this we’ve covered¬†ad nauseum. Power was down, fluffy interiors and roofs were in, and opera windows got their time to shine. Everything had to be...

Classic YouTube: Watch As This Six-Second Camaro Gets Loose And Goes Spinning At Calder Park

Drag cars do not like going sideways at speed. Drag cars do not like doing donuts at speed…rather, at all. If a drag car gets too far sideways, there is a damn good chance that the tires will...

This Hemi-Powered 1963 Chevrolet Impala Demands Every Ounce Of Respect It Is Owed.

“The Gudfar”, Norwegian for “The Godfather”. Ok, let’s ditch every reference to Francis Ford Coppola’s 1972 masterpiece of a film right off of the bat, because...

Rough Start: Everybody Needs A Mullet-Tastic Third-Gen Camaro In Their Lives!

Okay, hear me out. With the passing of Eddie Van Halen recently, I’ve been roaming around my usual haunts playing all sorts of Van Halen music. Which has led me to music channels that tend to...

The AG-330 Start Cart: When You Need To Fire Off The Mother Of All Hot Rods, Bring Out The Big Guns

The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird’s legend as the fastest aircraft ever created to date can’t be denied by anyone. The exotic-looking, twin-engined reconnaissance aircraft routinely could fly...

Classic YouTube: The Drifting Camaro, In All Of It’s Glory

This footage is the ultimate bad influence. It’s the benchmark for stupid driving fun. It’s a goal that needs to be attained. It’s one of the first Aussie burnout videos I ever saw....

A Wicked Chevrolet Cavalier? Well…This One Might Be Worthy!

I have a low opinion of Chevrolet Cavaliers. The first-generation boxes I’ve dealt with personally…a high-school friend had a two-door sedan with a five-speed that was nothing short of a...

How Honda Forced General Motors To Eat Their Words, A Story Of Pride Going Before The Fall

General Motors has often found itself suffering from a sharp case of foot-in-mouth disease as the years pass on. From such fun issues as the X-body screwup and badge-engineering a Chevrolet Cavalier...