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The_Dude

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
United States

 
 

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About me and my passion for cars

I've been a car nut as long as I can remember. My dad had a couple of SS Chevys ('63 Impala, '65 El Camino) before I was born, and was still a Chevy man when he died last year. I got the fever from him, but I don't think he ever forgave me for having a Plymouth Volare as my first car, and a Ford Gran Torino now. I'm still a Chevy man at heart. I bought the Volare when I was 15, and swapped out the 2-barrel 318 for a dual-quad 440 before I got my license. The car looked like crap, but she was the fastest thing in the area!
Dale Earnhardt got me into NASCAR when I was about 10, with his take-no-prisoners style. I'm still a fan of his today, and Dale jr is my favorite current driver. I like Pro Stock drags too, but not top fuel or funny car. I can't identify with cars that don't look like cars.

My first car

1978 Plymouth Volare

Car I wish I still had

1978 Plymouth Volare

My dream car

1967 Corvette Big-Block 4-speed convertible

Favorites

  • Type of racing: NASCAR
  • Driver: Dale Earnhardt
  • Driving song: Life is a Highway
  • Car movie: Talledega Nights
  • Car magazine: Super Chevy

— Profile last updated: Sep 13, 2011

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