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Old 11-25-2017, 01:44 AM
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Hi Gary, Here's the YouTube video!

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Old 11-25-2017, 03:14 AM
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Hey Bruce,

Thanks for posting the You Tube video, sure makes it a lot easier.

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Old 11-25-2017, 04:06 AM
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You are welcome, Gary!
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Old 11-28-2017, 06:49 AM
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That was a fun quick ride! Thanks!
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Well, I haven't done a Yenko story in a while, this episode was in the fall of 1969 and I was back at work at the GM Assembly plant.

I ran into one of my cousins (also a motorhead) at work and we started talking about the previous weekend activities. I should mention that he was enrolled at General Motors Institute (I believe it is called Kettering now) in Flint, Michigan. He would work for a semester at the GM assembly plant and then go to GMI for a semester of studies. My cousin was telling me about one of his buddies (who was also at GMI) that was coming back from Flint on the Ohio Turnpike and how his friend had been driving along and came up on the back of this Camaro and as it turned out it was a Yenko Camaro. My cousin said his friend (who was driving an Opel) was riding on this Camaro's bumper for a while only a couple feet away trying to get a closer look at the car and the guy in the Yenko took off and ran away, obviously, the Opel could not keep up. He was telling me the guy in the Yenko slowed back to the speed limit and the little Opel caught up to him again and did the same maneuver of riding on the Yenko's bumper. My cousin said that his buddy figured the guy in the Yenko must have gotten a little upset, cause this time, he could see the Yenko driver, downshift to third gear and put it to the floor and not too long thereafter, the Yenko driver shifted to high gear and the Yenko disappeared into the horizon and his buddy never saw it again. My cousin told me his buddy who was an amateur road racer never saw a car disappear so fast and his buddy wanted him to tell me the story since my cousin had told him about my Yenko and that I would appreciate the story. We were both laughing and I asked my cousin if his buddy told him what color the Yenko was, he said that it was LeMans blue, so I asked my cousin what color my car was, he said it was LeMans blue. He looked at me and said "Are you kidding me, that was you?" I said YUP, that was me. Small World!!!! I met his buddy not too long after that and we also had a Good Laugh.....
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Old 12-11-2017, 01:28 AM
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Old 12-11-2017, 01:57 PM
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This is exactly why we do this -- great!
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Old 12-13-2017, 10:00 PM
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Just read thru this, such a cool story
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Old 12-13-2017, 11:40 PM
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great stories!!!
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Has this car be found?
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