Chris

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Name: Chris
Date registered: July 3, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Chevrolet in ’41 — May 13, 2018
  2. Red & Racy – 1958 Chevrolet Corvette — March 10, 2018
  3. A VCCA Members 1960 Chevrolet Bel Air — February 28, 2018
  4. The Italian Corvairs — February 19, 2018
  5. Those Unglamorous But Rare ‘Blackouts’ — February 15, 2018

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May 13

Chevrolet in ’41

1941 chevrolet master de luxe business coupe

Carrying America through the war … and beyond by Robert Jay Stevens (This article was published in Cars & Parts May 1981) Although they didn’t realize it at the time, most 1941 Chevrolet buyers would have to depend on their new cars for a span of five years or more in one of the most …

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Mar 10

Red & Racy – 1958 Chevrolet Corvette

1958 Corvette in Signet Red with white side inserts

Article originally printed in the August 1980 issue of Cars & Parts – Cover Car Photos by Ken New and Ed Heys No single American model is as instantly recognizable in appearance and name as the Chevrolet Corvette, and one of the sharpest models released during the 28-year history of America’s only surviving sports car …

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Feb 28

A VCCA Members 1960 Chevrolet Bel Air

1960 Chevy Bel Air on the trailer

by Barry Mastellone This is the story of my 1960 Chevrolet Bel Air. And most of the story has its roots in many aspects of the VCCA. In fact, without the VCCA, I would probably not be writing this at all. It started three years ago; I decided that when I reached 70, a time …

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Feb 19

The Italian Corvairs

Covair Testudo conceptualized by Bertone of Italy

Original article was first published in the August 1980 issue of Cars & Parts by Wallace A. Wyss The famous Italian coach-building houses, like Pininfarina and Bertone, have tried repeatedly to sell Detroit auto makers on the idea of buying either styling plus coachwork on a new model or adopting just a styling concept. Pininfarina …

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Feb 15

Those Unglamorous But Rare ‘Blackouts’

Bright chrome trim were added to this Aerosedan

Article originally printed in the June 1980 Cars & Parts by Jerry Heasley There it was, sitting on the back row of a used car lot in Thomas, Okla. — one of the rarest vintage Chevrolets in existence. Harry West, an old car collector, was driving a truck for a pipeline company when he spotted …

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Feb 07

The Corvette Shark of 1968

This article was originally printed in the May 1980 issue of Cars & Parts by Robert C. Ackerson When the 1968 Corvette debuted with its Mako-Shark II inspired appearance, it represented the fourth major body change for the Corvette in its 15-year history. Today, some 13 model years later, the body/chassis combination of 1968 still …

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Jan 24

Corvette-powered Biscayne!

corvette-powered-biscayne-396-engine

by Bob Stevens This article was originally published in the May 1987 issue of Cars & Parts Muscle cars don’t always look the part. Under the guise of a family sedan, a pure muscle machine can catch a number of hot-shots sleeping, hence the name “sleeper” applied to those machines which are much more muscular …

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Jan 24

Saluting the First Corvair

1960 Chevy Corvair Monza 900

by Bob Stevens This article originally ran in the July 1987 issue of Cars & Parts, pg. 58 They called it revolutionary, futuristic and radical. Practically everyone was at least intrigued by it, and most car enthusiasts were captivated by this novel little newcomer. The object of all this attention was Chevy’s all-new entry in …

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Nov 27

Ad for The Master Chevrolet-Chevy Quality

The Master Chevrolet Ad

Permanent link to this article: http://antiquechevyclubofqueens.org/2017/11/ad-for-the-master-chevrolet-chevy-quality/

Oct 13

The Chevrolet El Camino’s Beginnings

1959 Chevy El Camino

A very short mention, on Oct. 16, 1958, Chevrolet began to sell the El Camino. The El Camino was a car-truck hybrid that was inspired by the Ford Ranchero. The El Camino was built on the Chevy Impala body with similar cat’s-eye taillights. The El Camino was billed by Chevy as “the most beautiful thing …

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