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M –51
Columbus, Ohio
United States

AVanErt is ready for cruizing weather — updated 1 month ago


About AVanErt’s Garage


About me and my passion for cars

I was brainwashed from birth to be a car lover. My father built and raced both dirt and asphalt circle track cars from the Mid-Fifties until the Early- Seventies around Wisconsin. Later my father got me interested in Drag Racing. As a teenager I about lived at Wisconsin International Raceway in Kaukauna, WI. I bought my current Hot Rod, my 1968 Chevelle 300 for 400 bucks when I was stationed in California when I was active duty Air Force in 1982. I was amazed at how nice the junkers where out there compared to the rusty stuff we played with back home. My hobby still hasn't changed much. Not much of a participant in Drag Racing anymore, mainly I spend my time at the local car-shows and cruises.

My first car

1973 Monte Carlo

Car I wish I still had

1966 factory 396 El Camino

My dream car

1969 Yenko Chevelle

Car clubs I’m in



  • Type of racing: Nostalgia Drag Racing, NHRA, IHRA, ADRL, and NASCAR
  • Driver: My father William VanErt, Big Daddy Don Garlits, Lee Sheppard, and Ken Schrader
  • Car movie: World's Fastest Indian, American Graffitti, Hollywood Knights
  • Car book: Jeg's catalog
  • Car magazine: Super Chevy
  • Car game: Chinese Fire Drill

— Profile last updated: Jan 11, 2015

Date Joined Nov 23, 2011
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Nebraska, United States


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The United States Muscle Car Federation is dedicated to the preservation, restoration, maintenance and enjoyment of ALL American Makes and Model Muscle Cars and Trucks. We are an all inclusive organization and show no particular favoritism toward any specific automobile manufacturer. We welcome...

Virginia, United States


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bbsprint’s Profile Photo
Feb 16, 2013 at 8:47 am
I love your chevelle, I used to to have a beamont, same body style, I like to see engine compartments that are as shiney as the quarter panels. pepole dont reilize how much work and time goes into that. Nice job.
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Nov 12, 2012 at 2:53 pm
This car thing is a sickness. The last I heard there is no cure and they are not working on one.
Now thats good news.
The bad news is, I guess there is none.
Have a great day and enjoy the hobby.
I know I do.
The only way to beat having 2 cars is to add 3rd.
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Dec 1, 2011 at 8:21 am
On behalf of myself, GM Man, and Motortopia, welcome.

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