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About me and my passion for cars



Been Car Crazy since birth!
Always had a toy car or something to do with Automobiles around me.
Then to Soapboxes and Go-Carts and finally the real deal.

Having been in a family with a mechanical background and lots of cars around the yard to tinker with.
Then went to school and took up Automotive.

Back in the Day it didn't matter what it was,Ford,Mercury,Plymouth,Dodge,Chevy Pontiacs,Cadillac or AMC's from the 60's. I loved them all at one time or another.
I'm an Old S'Cool Musclecar guy at heart.Oh And Truck lover!

NASCAR Racing was also really big with me as a kid even when it wasn't popular for us in the Northeast in the New England area.
Trying to catch a glimps of Nascar on ABC's Wide World of Sports every weekend was something I looked forward too when I was a little!

But it really didn't matter what type of racing it was as long as it was loud and had wheels on it!

I had and loved a lot of cars in my day,Like the Chevelle Laguna's which were my favorite for a long long time,Nova SS's,Camaro Z/28 a couple of white Pontiac Trans Am's and a V8 IMSA Monza GT.
Pontiac Fiero GT fastbacks which I still have a admiration for and still would like one even though there problematic.

Of course one car I always wanted when I was young was a Monte Carlo since it's inception, But 86-87 Monte Carlo Aerocoupe's just were over the top and I had to get one.
I just love Fastbacks!
There fast looking standing still!

Now I have one as a project restorer to work on!
So most of my realistic GM Chevrolet wants have been answered in the Chevy department!
Of course a ZR1 Vette would be the ultimate but know in reallity that will never happen.
Butt my Monte being an 1987 Aerocoupe SS and 1 of 6,052 made will make it a hard to find desireable car in the future as well!

It is the Plymouth Superbird/Dodge Daytona,Ford Torino Talladega/Mercury Cyclone Spoiler of the late 80's!
The last of the true Aerowar cars made specifically for NASCAR Racing.

But my all time favorite will always will be the Big Bad Bowtie Heavy Chevy Monte Carlo SS.
Just to be a bit different and all generations are getting very popular lately!

The styling was unique as it was different than other vehicles on the road. It just stood out and was just beautiful in my eyes anyway. And ya gotta love the official Monte Carlo masscot TAZ!

I am hoping that GM will bring back the Monte Carlo again someday in the future with a radical fast looking body style and rear wheel drive.
With a few options for engine & Transmission packages!
But Sadley in this economy, I don't think we'll see them anytime soon.

Our New Love is the alll new Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS that we picked up on 7/06/09 Man this car is BAD ASS!
The closest thing we will ever get to an actual Concept car!Incredible!


But one of my other all time favorite's was the Choo Choo Customs 1986-88 Monte Carlo SS nosed El Camino!

My first car

My first car was a 1966 Chevelle which was my hand me down mother's car.

Car I wish I still had

Not a car but my favorite Pick-up and was my late Dad's,A 1972 Chevy C-10 Pickup Light Yellow,Man ya couldn't miss it! I repainted it 1970 Chevy Gold and Black,She was a beauty.With 15 x 10 inch wide deep dish Appliance Striker Chrome Wheels on back and 15 x 8's up front ,Pro Trac 50 series tires all around,Side pipes with Blackjack headers,Weiand hi rise intake with a 850 Holly Double pumper Marine carb,Comp Cam solid lifter,Roller Rockers,Holly Chrome Hi Volume Fuel pump,Accel Electronic Ignition and Moroso everything you could think of including extra tall Dual breather oval track black crinkled cast valve covers and much more! I was sure known through town!

My dream car

Although I did not create the Original Retro Monte Carlo SS Concept picture made originally by a Photo Chop Artist by the name of "Mopar Performance"

I did modify the Front end,Grill and added the blacked out hidden headlights/Directionals and B-Pillar Split Opera Window and added an Aerocoupe SS rear Window Glass and moved the driving lights inboard and all black wire mesh in the grills.
This is pretty close to "MY" Dream car!

Car clubs I’m in

New Hampshire Monte Carlo Club (NHMCC)
President: Dan Millet
Vice President: Rick Currier

www.nhmontecarloclub.com

Monte Millenium Generations Club
www.MonteMill.com


Hey Check out the New England Rally Club too!

www.NewEnglandRally.com

[Monte Carlo Web sites & FORUMS]

www.MonteMill.com

www.MonteCarloForum.com

www.MonteCarloClub.com

www.2000MonteCarlo.net

www.MyMonte.com

www.MonteCarloCity.net {Might be down?}

www.MonteCarloSS.com

http://tonys5...com/index.cgi



4TH Gen Monte Carlo Vendor websites

www.CustomMonteSSParts.com

www.MikesMontes.com

www.GBodyParts.com

www.NewEnglandMonteSS.com

www.DixieMonteCarloDepot.com

Favorites

  • Type of racing: NASCAR Sprint Cup,NASCAR Featherlite Modifieds,WRC,Australian V8 Supercar series
  • Driver: NASCAR-Dale Earnhardt Jr,WRC-Sebastien Loeb, Australian V8 Supercars,Mark Skaife
  • Driving song: Anything by Van Halen,Judas Priest,Aerosmith,Motorhead,Def Leppard,Nickelback,Theory of a Deadman,Hinder.
  • Car movie: Smokey and the Bandit 1/Cannonball Run,Stroker Ace.
  • Car book: Supercars
  • Car magazine: Autoweek,I use to love Autobuff though! Nude Girls and cars!
  • Car game: For the PC: Need For Speed Hot Pursuit 2 & Underground 2,Test Drive Unlimited 2,FlatOut,Race Driver 3,Colin McRae Rally DiRT1,2,3,GRID,WRC3

— Profile last updated: Jan 1, 2013

Date Joined May 5, 2007
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Everyone from 2kmc.com will be asked to join

Nova Scotia, Canada

 

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Must like any Chevy Muscle Car from 1960's to present.

Nebraska, United States

 

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Nebraska, United States

 

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California, United States

 

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In association with RC Car Enthusiast and Nascar Fans, I would like to begin a haven for all you Diecast collectors.. If you have a collection of 1/18, 1/24, 1/64 diecast from Nascar, Hotrods, Show cars, Theme cars, from brands such as Dubs, Action, Caliber, Winners Circle, Maisto, Hotwheels,...

West Virginia, United States

 

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Just a close group of friends with the same passion for the 1978-1988 A/G Bodies of General Motors. The Monte Carlo, Malibu, El Camino, Cutlass, Grand Prix, and all variations of the Regal supply ample Luxury, Performance, and Style. Come join us.

IN, United States

 

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Ths group is for all GM lovers no matter what year or type of car you have. If it's made by GM your in.

Indiana, United States

 

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Get an under-the-hood look at Jay Leno's famous classic auto collection on Jay's Garage Webisodes! Log onto NBC.com every Tuesday to check out a new webisode! Synopsis "Jay's Garage" features rare access to Jay Leno's vaunted and varied classic auto collection. Each week, Leno will pull the...

New York, United States

 

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I would like to start a group that is really into NASCAR as I am. My wife and I are NASCAR members and going on 25 years a fan and supporter of their chairities. This group, I hope would be able to meet at the tracks through this chat site.

Nebraska, United States

 

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Ohio, United States

 

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Ridin' Dirty Customs was started on October 20th, 2006 in Derry, New Hampshire. There is currently no shop for RDC, but we are in the process of hopefully obtaining one. We drive up to Manchester on Saturdays, sometimes Fridays, and cruise around in our rides. Saturday is the day that we go to a...

New Hampshire, United States

 

Wall of Shame Enthusiast   Expand

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This is a group for those who like to make fun of those who lack the sense of style. You know the "tuners" with the huge razor wing and ridiculous body kit, or the red neck that thought this would be cool. All in all if it makes me say "WTF?" then i try and get a pic for here.

Nebraska, United States

 

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Welcome to the Camaro Cruzers Camaro Club (Membership) We are a local club in Washington State. If you would like information on how to join Camaro Cruzers email Ray at CamaroCruzers@comcast.net for more information. (Forum) Please feel free to read and add to our forum. Also if you’re...

Washington, United States

 

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We cater to all generations of Chevrolet Monte Carlo's, from 1970's to present. All Monte Carlo's are welcome! We are here to bring Monte Carlo owners and enthusiasts together worldwide. If you own a Monte Carlo, we want to see you and allow you to show others your car. Regardless if your Monte...

Michigan, United States

 

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Tennessee, United States

 

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TerryO
Apr 27, 2010 at 1:25 pm
Just going through our CROW membership to say hi. Congratulations on your car being picked for CROW a while back. Making you a fellow member of 'Cool Ride of the week'. alumni....Welcome to the club!
 
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DMCamaro98
Mar 16, 2008 at 5:36 pm
the monte carlo is insane, looks great, best garage i've seen so far
 
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K1M_and_J1M
Feb 23, 2008 at 2:51 pm
Thank You folks for the very kind comments!
Appreciate it!
 

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