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Old 03-18-2018, 06:00 PM
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An extremely important car that was at the beginning of Chevrolet Performance as we know it.
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Old 03-18-2018, 06:12 PM
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Old 03-18-2018, 06:16 PM
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My artic blue 56 is vin 2508. Factory no radio, no heat 2x4 car. Kinda cool how close they are.
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Old 03-19-2018, 01:51 PM
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I believe this is the ex Rich Mason car, which was raced extensively by Rich, later sold by Corvette Mike to Irwin Kroiz and apparently now Freshened/Restored not sure which by Mackay.
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Old 03-19-2018, 02:25 PM
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----The SR with the smaller fin, which belonged to Richard Fortier (owner of Paragon for a long time) was Jack Douglass's for part of one summer when he was a teenager. Jacks Dad was a prominent GM executive before he founded the Chevy dealer we all know about. He must have had a high standing to just sign that SR out for the better part of a summer!......Bill S

----Not sure if Richard still owns that SR or not.
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Old 03-21-2018, 02:52 PM
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SR2 owned by Don Yenko later sold to a guy from my area, Cookie Knuth. Cookie traded a 66 or 67 427 vette + cash to Don. Don said it was truly the most terrible car he had ever driven. A friend of mine drove this car to his HS prom.

First pic is at a car show in Wheeling W.va
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Old 03-21-2018, 03:03 PM
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That is so cool David, wow. So much muscle car history in your area and Pittsburgh back in the day.
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Old 03-21-2018, 03:19 PM
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That to prom would be cool!
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Old 03-21-2018, 03:45 PM
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That's an awesome car to see in person. Irwin is a perfectionist,every one of his cars is stunning. Kevin does a great job.
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Old 03-21-2018, 05:47 PM
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I think it had just had a 125K restoration before Irwin got it and apparently it was restored again ?
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