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Old 02-11-2018, 11:48 PM
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Default Documented 1972 Motion Maco Shark Corvette

i have been searching on line for info about motion maco sharks dan mcmichels maco is no 5 my maco is no 6 thelast one documented by joel rosen does any body hear any thing about 1 2 3 4 i have heard about one in private collection in w virgina maybe? just cwodering if any one has heard of any thing else
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I remember seeing a lot of Maco Corvettes over the years as Motion Performance sold the body kit to build your own Maco

John Silva , who was a Corvette customizer from Ma. built the first Maco Corvettes
They were said to be made from a thick heavy fiberglass

Silva and Motion worked together on some , then Motion began making his own Maco bodies

according to this site, the first 3 were Silva bodies
they say Motion built 3 complete Macos but sold a bunch of kits

there are some pictures here


http://www.makoshark2.com/history.php

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----I went to Silva's shop in 71 or 72 after seeing a magazine article on the Mako. If you lived in eastern Mass and were a gear head you knew of John as he did so much Corvette stuff. I believe he also was the first guys to do Corvette wagons, which were sort of forgettable to me. It was an interesting visit, but I never quite warmed up to the Mako wannabe. Maybe because of the cost of building one......Bill S

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