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vegavairbob is back from the L.I. Moose Classic Car Club Fundraiser Route 58, Riverhead NY Sept. 14, 2014 The Vega GT was a trophy winner. — updated 1 day ago

 

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About me and my passion for cars

My life has always revolved around cars, both as a hobby and a livelihood. I began selling new cars at 21 and have been making a living at it for 32 years. In the 80s and 90s I drove a new car every year (It was a fringe benefit of the job back then). I work and reside on Long Island, New York. I am a Regional Director of the Cosworth Vega Owners Association.

I enjoy participating in car shows. My '73 Vega GT won "Best Preservation" in the 2010 Hemmings New England Concours D' Elegance.The car was the subject of a retrospective comparison test in the Fall 2010 issue of Motor Trend Classic. The newest addition to my garage is a 4k-miles Cosworth Vega. This car is also the subject of a retrospective comparison for the Spring 2013 issue of Motor Trend Classic. (see blogs). Both Vegas are featured in the March 2014 issue of Hemmings Classic Car

I also like vintage bikes. My first bike was a new 1979 Yamaha SR500F. I also owned a 1980 Yamaha SR500G and more recently, a 1975 Yamaha XS650.
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My first car

1973 Chevrolet Vega GT

Car I wish I still had

1967 Chevrolet Impala SS Convertible

My dream car

2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible

I love-
Chevy Vegas, C3 Corvettes, Corvairs, Big Chevys,

Car clubs I’m in

Cosworth Vega Owners Association

Favorites

  • Type of racing: NASCAR
  • Driver: John Andretti
  • Driving song: Helen Wheels -Paul McCartney & Wings
  • Car movie: Vanishing Point
  • Car magazine: Motor Trend Classic, Hemmings Motor News, Collectible Automobile, Corvette Magazine
  • Car game: Dealers Choice

— Profile last updated: Sep 14, 2014

Date Joined Apr 1, 2010
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oldtimer
Aug 9, 2013 at 6:03 pm
Your taste in toys is honorable. If I had all the toys in my " wish I still had" list I would have a warehouse not a garage.
 
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kidcope1969
Mar 29, 2012 at 8:53 pm
Great garage.....
 
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CarlsGarage
Sep 10, 2010 at 7:09 pm
Nice Garage, Love the Vegas
 

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Flashback: Chevrolet Vega 2300 Aluminum Engine

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The Vega program, code-named XP-887, was announced to the public in October 1968 by James M. Roche, General Motors Chairman of the Board. In his statement Mr. Roche said, "The...

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Flashback: Motor Trend 1971 Car of the Year - Chevrolet Vega 2300

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Announcement Motor Trend-November 1970: "Motor Trend's 1971 Car of the Year - The importance of being relevant," said, "The 1971 model year promises to be a year of transition....

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Vega GT & Cosworth Vega in March 2014 Hemmings Classic Car

Filed under: 1973 Chevrolet Vega GT (Millionth Vega)

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My 1973 Vega GT - Millionth Vega & 1976 Cosworth Vega are featured in the March 2014 issue of Hemmings Classic Car magazine. Richard Lentinello, Editor for Hemmings...

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