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Camaro Performance

By HuggerZ28

I received a call the other day telling me that my cars were in the July issue of Camaro Performance. It took me a day or two to get my hands on that part of the article, but I got it.

If you've read the history of the Hugger Z28, you would know that Tom Nehl was the originator of the car along with Bill Mitchell. I have contact with a very good friend of both of them, his name is Steve and he was one of the original builders of the cars under their direction.

When I read the caption under the photo of my cars, it read that Tom Nehl showed up at the Las Vegas Super Chevy show to show off these very rare cars.

I then sent an email to Steve as I felt he would really appreciate the caption on the photo as much as I did.

What I havent said so far is that Tom is much older now. He is in failing health.

Steve's response was "if only he could get along that well".

When the photographer wrote the caption on the photo, he confused the history of the cars and the names associated with that history, with me.

I am proud to have the presence of Tom Nehl live on at my expense.

Thanks for the cars you created. Thanks for your dream which is creating an article for all Motortopia readers with this small bit of automotive history on this Sunday night.

I hope you enjoyed this as much as I have.

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rhonda’s Profile Photo
Sep 23, 2010 at 2:25 pm
Congrats! That's awesome
dragon_chick_99’s Profile Photo
Sep 1, 2010 at 7:10 pm
chevy66babe’s Profile Photo
Aug 31, 2010 at 5:45 pm
very nice and thanks for sharing. Those are 2 beauties.
donnalove’s Profile Photo
Aug 30, 2010 at 8:28 pm
very cool!!! And two great rides!!!
Bumblebee’s Profile Photo
Aug 25, 2010 at 9:20 pm
Great story and two beautiful Camaros. Sweet rides & what a great piece of history. CAMARO'S RULE!!!!!!!
camaro1093ac’s Profile Photo
Aug 25, 2010 at 2:49 pm
Thats a great story and two great camaros.
TerryO’s Profile Photo
Aug 24, 2010 at 7:52 pm
Thats a great blog and a great article Tim. Thanks for bringing it to our attention.

Classic Rock and Classic Cars Forever,
Terry O.
ausumx’s Profile Photo
Aug 23, 2010 at 5:48 pm
very cool congrats!
bencar’s Profile Photo
Aug 23, 2010 at 4:48 pm
If only we could fix people, like we do cars, then Tom Nehl could live on and continue to bask in the glory he has earned.
classicfirebird1979’s Profile Photo
Aug 23, 2010 at 1:35 pm
Very nice cars and a great piece of Camaro history ! Thanks for sharing the article.

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