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chev57

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Marion, Indiana
United States

chev57 is My latest find. Rust-free 57 Chev — updated 8 months ago

 

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About me and my passion for cars

I've had a 57 Chevy 2 DrHp, White & Colonial Creme (Yellow) since 1962 (5 different cars). Worked at General Tire & Rubber Co. from 1964 to 1996 making Vette body parts. Consulted with Meridian Automotive from 2002 - 2006 working at Bowling Green Covette in startup of both C-5 & C-6 Corvettes and also XLR Cadiallac's. Owned several neat cars; 51 & 54 Mercs, 47, 50, 55 Fords, 57 Pontiac & Chevys, 70, 74 Pontiac Rally sports, 77 TA, 85 TA, 85 & 70 Corvettes and these are just to name a few. My neatest street rod was in the late 1960's while in the Air Force stationed in Southern Calif. I had a 34 Ford 5-window coupe with 301 Chevy. I lived the real American Graffii in Riverside, San Bernadino and New Port Beach cruzin., Surfer girls, Beach boys, Sonny & Cher, ...I was there! Help start the first James Dean car shows in both Fairmount & Gas City.
Recently over the last two years I've restored a 70 VW Convertible and am currently working on another 57 Chevy Hardtop (the one you see pictured). My daily driver now is a 99 Vette Convertible.

My first car

51 Mercury 4 Dr Sedan

Car I wish I still had

1977 Smokey & the Bandit Black Trans Am

My dream car

My 1970 Vette convertible

Car clubs I’m in

Central Indiana Classic Chevy, Mississinewa Valley Corvette club, Vettes Unlimited / Bowling Green, Classic Chevy International, City of Firsts VW Club

Favorites

  • Type of racing: Nascar
  • Driver: Jeff Gordon
  • Driving song: Born to be Wild
  • Car movie: Blues Brothers
  • Car book: History of the Corvette
  • Car magazine: Classic Chevy International
  • Car game: Poker Runs

— Profile last updated: Mar 3, 2014

Date Joined Jan 14, 2008
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Jan 18, 2008 at 8:22 am
I've got 1957 Chevy, 2 DRHP, 70 Vette convt.,and 1973 4 DR sedan Bluesmobile.
 

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