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Old 03-14-2009, 10:05 AM
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That black '62 just happens to look amazingly like mine even down to the NMW Tow Tabs!
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Old 07-26-2009, 03:42 AM
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Ya'll aint got nuthin on Jersey ;}
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Hey all! Nice to find you here!

I used to have a 73 Challenger with a 1969 440-4 and a Pistol Grip 4 speed. Had MT cheater slicks and close to 690HP. It was Candy Apple Red with a Black Racing Stripe. Used to hang out at Dukes on Harlem from the mid 70`s to early 80`s and then on Archer till about 2AM when we would run down to the back of the yards on the Soutside! Miss those Beautiful Days and Nights. Still living in the Great city of Chicago and there are still nice cars runnin round. I am driving a 69 Runner 440 right now.
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Are we still waiting for Kwhizz and his story?
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Old 04-13-2017, 04:17 AM
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Yes, we are. I am glad to see this thread again lots of good stuff in it. Anyone from the Chicago area remember the racing on the bridge that crossed over to Indiana, it was covered in an issue of Hi-Performance Cars in the late 1970s.
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Does anyone recall a Chicago guy they called "Fink"? Saw him driving a 68 Chevelle SS 396/375 back in 68. White with a red interior I think. Legend was he never lost a race, and paid for the car with street race winnings.
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Bob, Can you give me a location in Chicago were this gentleman named " Fink" would race this Chevelle?
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Old 05-01-2017, 11:27 PM
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Mike,
Tell one of your race stories with the black COPO Camaro. They were good ones!!
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I moved away in 76 at age 16 and missed any street racing but I remember an article about Dukes drive in and a Steve Lisk's 9.90 "street" car few years later I drive my Fathom green 69 Z and visited Dukes was a good time back in the 80's
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Bob, I'm glad you brought this up as my Chevelle was purchased by Robert (Bob) Chalupa in 1977 from the Chicago area. He said that he bought it from some "Punk kid" who raced the car down by some "Railroad tracks" in Chicago but he couldn't remember where. Maybe someone can help me out on this.

Bob said the kid raced the car without the hood on and had to go back to the kids house to get it. The for sale ad I have for my car says it has a tri-power setup.

Great stories everyone.....keep them going.

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