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mc25t190 01-07-2002 02:54 AM

67 nickey
 
who owns the 67 nicke in the hardback book "CAMARO" published in 1999 by metrobooks editor james dietzler. the picture is on the opening page, page 46 and page 60. wow, what a car?

mc25t190 01-23-2002 11:25 AM

Re: 67 nickey
 
the lopezs own the car and have owned it since new. i believe they are from ca. felix and barbara lopez.

bkhpah 01-23-2002 12:36 PM

Re: 67 nickey
 
Not authentic. Forget about it...BKH

Jeff H 01-23-2002 01:38 PM

Re: 67 nickey
 
Is that the dark blue one? I thought that one had all the original paperwork with it? Is it a made up car?

mc25t190 01-23-2002 07:07 PM

Re: 67 nickey
 
is that the same one that is in the book i listed above. the other book it seems the same cars is listed in is musclecar , a color history, camaro, author steve stathom. i can't tell if it is dark blue or a shade of purple. who owns the nickeys still in existence. don't tell me a made up car is described as an authentic and made it both of these publications , that would be a major sin. if it did someone has a good story to tell.

tom406 01-24-2002 02:30 AM

Re: 67 nickey
 
The Lopez car is featured in Speedvision.com's musclecar article archives. The address is:


http://www.speedvision.com/pub/artic...e/010326a.html

if anyone needs it for reference.

supermuscle 01-24-2002 02:24 PM

Re: 67 nickey
 
Brian.... What are you saying ?? Not real ??

bkhpah 01-25-2002 01:06 AM

Re: 67 nickey
 
If you ever get to see the car, use your own judgement. The paperwork is clearly fabricated along with various pictures. The prices of the modifications are not consistant with any real Nickey advertisments. The car was never a real big block car. The owner changes his story year to year. He may have bought it new at Nickey, but I seriously doubt Harrell had any input on the car. Every Camaro person that has ever looked at the car does not beleive the story. I would not put any faith in this car being a real Nickey. That is my opinion only, and I will be the first in line to say I was wrong if I am...BKH

AutoInsane 01-25-2002 02:29 AM

Re: 67 nickey
 
That article is very interesting and would apperar to say the car is real. But conversely anyone can write anything down, that does not make it material fact.

I e-mailed the fellow who wrote the article to bring the controversy to his attention. I will let you all know if he cares to comment or contact Mr Lopez.

Bill

[Edited by AutoInsane (01-24-2002 at 08:15 PM).]

[Edited by AutoInsane (01-24-2002 at 08:29 PM).]

68l30 01-25-2002 03:23 AM

Re: 67 nickey
 
BKH,was this the car at Novembers Vette-Fest?



Steve


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