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About Vegaman’s Garage
About me and my passion for cars
Give me a 5 car garage, a bedroom, bathroom and a kitchen and I'll be happy.
Pulling serious G's in my cousins 500 hp '69 Camaro got me hooked on speed, though I've loved hot rods since I was 7.
I now own a '95 Olds Aurora - (greatest engine detroit ever put out, the Northstar-- lots of power pound per pound.)
'71 Vega Station wagon - 350 engine and 200R tranny will soon hit the road. Speed, mileage and luxuries. I like to have my cake and eat it too.
69 Mercury Monterey - bought so I'd have a car to drive that does not feel the road, then loaned it (permanently) to my brother when his SUV was totaled.
'49 Dodge 1 ton Pick up. My grandad bought it brand new and paid cash. Now it's mine. Hope to work on it as soon as the Vega's running.
'48 Dodge 1 ton pick up. For parts and then maybe a rat rod to sell for $ to help make up for the Vega expenses.
'79 Honda Goldwing motorcycle - needs the engine rebuilt. I keep it because I'm the eternal optimist.
'78 Honda Goldwing - for parts.
I'll take a 1966 to 1971 car any day over a "new" car.
My first car
1969 Impalla Convertable.
Purple, with a white interrior and white top.
Lots of rust and a 350 V8. Never shoulda sold that one.
Car I wish I still had
1:My '72 Vega.
262 V8 from a Monza.
All power and luxury.
2:My '66 Pontiac Catolina-
It had a 400 cu in engine that could do low 14's in the quarter mile with a 2 barrel carb.
A great "sleeper"
My '71 Mercury Cyclone GT 351 Cleveland 4-barrel with a C-6 tranny. - Totaled out by a brain dead teenager. It still hurts.....
My dream car
Home made by ME. Something with twin turbos, a tube frame and a tilt front end. :-)E) hehehe
Car clubs I’m in
National Street Machine Club.
- Type of racing: Drags and anything but NASCAR
- Driver: Al Unser
- Driving song: Born to be wild - Radar love- I can't drive 55
- Car movie: The Wraith - Vanishing point
- Car magazine: Hot Rod
- Car game: Loose the cops.
— Profile last updated: Dec 6, 2008
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"4" Doors And More Enthusiast
This is a place for 4door and wagon owners to get to know each other and show that these vehicles can be and are cool cars! Some car shows have started having classes for these vehicles and I would like to see more event promoters reconize these vehicles.
Iowa, United States
200+ Club Enthusiast
H-body Club Club
For everyone who owns an h-body, another fun place to express our love for these overlooked collectibles!
Georgia, United States
Texas H-body club Club
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Dec 6, 2008
It's hard to believe, but.... After driving the car around for about 300 miles, adjusting the timing and carburetor, getting new clamps (and 8 more Qts of oil), to hold the oil cooler hoses on so they won't blow off the first time I shift down, (which was...
Mar 14, 2008
Filed under: 1972 Chevrolet Vega Station Wagon (Vega)
Been working on the Vega like a mad man for a while. Back is paying for it, (sore) but it will be worth it when I fire it up and hear the sweet sound of open headers disturbing the peace around here. ;-) hehehe. I have the engine almost ready now....
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