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About Kestrel’s Garage
About me and my passion for cars
I started with a '65 Impala...from there, to a '68 Chevelle SS. That car turned 13.4 @104 the ONLY time I went racing. I think my next car was a Nova...I have had MANY V-8 Vegas durring this time period. Seven or eight if I remember right, and I HAD to slip a SBC in ALL of them. I even had a 1969 TRUE Z-28 Camaro, DZ all over it. Now, I have my second Monte Carlo SS, the story behind my getting this MC is.....well...ask, I may tell ya. I HAD a primo '74 Chevy Cosworth Vega, but we had an altercation with a Toyota Corolla...*T-Boned* at 50MPH, and that was that. My first Monte cured the Cosworth Blues (barely). OH yea...I had SO many Vegas, I got saddled with the nickname *Grumpy*, and I tell ya, it FITS. (Bill *Grumpy* Jenkins raced Vegas back in the day.)
My first car
first car..? Lemme think....a 1965 Chevy Impala straight 6 auto.After that, hehe, my wife saw a SS396, a '68 Chevelle, that *blew her skirt up*. When she took delivery of that...LOLOL...after drivin that 6 banger, she floored it to merge into *traffic*...and fishtailed, along with screamin tires, right on up the road. SCARED her S*hitless...!! LMAO..!!!
Car I wish I still had
I wish I kept the '69 Camaro Z-28...!!! Wish I still had the '74 Cosworth Vega too...along with the V-8 Vegas I built. That Chevelle I had was a legitimate 13 sec grocery getter.
My dream car
dream car huh...hmmm....a street legal, rear wheel drive, Monte Carlo, such as Dale's 2004 "Intimidator" OR a Cosworth V-8 Vega. Cosworth didn't make a V-8, but I think I remember how...
NOW, as of 1July 2010, I have managed to locate a (drum roll) 2002 Monte Carlo *Intimidator*
Car clubs I’m in
I haven't joined any clubs as of yet
- Type of racing: NASCAR, I only watch tho
- Driver: Dale Senior
- Driving song: Riding with the Legend
- Car movie: Dale...The Movie
- Car book: no preference
- Car magazine: no preference
- Car game: no preference
— Profile last updated: Apr 15, 2012
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Chevy Vega Group Enthusiast
The Chevy Vega Group Open to Vega owners and fans of Chevy's first mini-car.
New York, United States
MONTE CARLOS of MOTORTOPIA Enthusiast
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Mar 5, 2011
Filed under: 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo (The Intimidator I)
THIS is "The Intimidator", a 2002 Monte Carlo SS, Dale Earnhardt Signature series, #1,591 of 3,333 produced. So far: I added a K&N Air Intake System I upgraded the exhaust to...
Dec 2, 2010
Filed under: 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo ("TheIntimidator")
As you may well know already, I bought this from an Auto Broker in Avon, Mass. Needless to say, I could not physically SEE the vehicle, but, bought it anyway. I did not feel...
Jul 3, 2010
This "High Sport" 2002 Monte Carlo SS, is the much sought after "Intimidator" model. I bought it July 1, 2010. It has two-tone gray and pewter seats, the "RCR" logo, Dale Earnhardt's signature, along with the "High Sport" creature comforts The...
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