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Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 07-03-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,569
Posted By JoeC
Yenko used some creative names for the TH400 1967...

Yenko used some creative names for the TH400 1967 Yenko Camaros

in this ad it was a "Turbo-Stick"

in another ad "Yenko Special "Super GT Hydro" "

in another ad "Turbo Hydra-matic...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 07-03-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,569
Posted By JoeC
Doug, Thanks for the information on the car. I...

Doug, Thanks for the information on the car. I will have to do some research on it.

It is a great 67 Yenko with the dash trim tag and all the factory options plus all the work Yenko did to it.
...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 07-01-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,569
Posted By JoeC
I did a lot of research on the 1967 Yenko...

I did a lot of research on the 1967 Yenko Camaros.

I believe Don had some shipped from Chevy to a storage building in East St Louis near where Dick Harell had a small shop. I think 20 to 30...
Forum: Baldwin-Motion Performance 06-28-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By JoeC
I remember seeing a lot of custom Corvettes using...

I remember seeing a lot of custom Corvettes using Motion parts in the 1970's magazines like Cars Magazine , Hot Cars Magazine , and Vette magazine. Marty Schorr was the editor and featured many cars...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 06-28-2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,569
Posted By JoeC
Doug congratulations on your purchase Did...

Doug congratulations on your purchase

Did it come with a 1968 Yenko hood when new?
What is the purchase date of the car?
Did you get any baby pictures with it?

sounds like an interesting 67...
Forum: Baldwin-Motion Performance 06-25-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By JoeC
some of the parts on the car look later then 60's...

some of the parts on the car look later then 60's 70's era maybe from the 1980's

the hood and spoiler look like a similar design to what is on my 1987 Motion Monte Carlo

Motion was still...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-11-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,610
Posted By JoeC
I agree with Bill , it looks like Reggie's red 68...

I agree with Bill , it looks like Reggie's red 68 Yenko Camaro

This project will probably go the same way as all the other fake Yenkos
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 04-21-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 37,013
Posted By JoeC
Nice to see the Yenko Chevelle on the cover ...

Nice to see the Yenko Chevelle on the cover
overall a good article
where it says Yenko Chevelles came with F41 suspension is not correct, they had HD frt & rear springs but not F41
Forum: Baldwin-Motion Performance 03-01-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By JoeC
I have heard that Motion had molds taken from a...

I have heard that Motion had molds taken from a Silva body but had his made in thinner fiberglass.

I'm not sure but if that's true I would think the bodies would be similar.

From looking at the...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 02-21-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By JoeC
6 threads up from the bottom is...

6 threads up from the bottom is "Supercars/Musclecars-For Sale "

that is where you can list a car for sale

Do you know the YS number for you car?
Forum: Baldwin-Motion Performance 02-20-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By JoeC
Did John Silva have a large shop? They show a...

Did John Silva have a large shop? They show a picture with 5 Maco's in front of a shop and it says he built about 125 of them from 1969 to 1979.

It's interesting that Silva and Motion called it a...
Forum: Baldwin-Motion Performance 02-17-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By JoeC
I remember seeing a lot of Maco Corvettes over...

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...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 02-06-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,339
Posted By JoeC
Motion advertised the 454 Vega as a 9 sec street...

Motion advertised the 454 Vega as a 9 sec street car

In 1974 Ro McGonegal wrote an article on it called "King Kong is Living on Long Island"

HP to Wt is higher then a 427 Cobra , safety...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 02-05-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,905
Posted By JoeC
50 seemed to be a magic number for batch orders...

50 seemed to be a magic number for batch orders and was also the magic number for AHRA and NHRA Super Stock class drag racing . NHRA was the main reason Chevy built the hi po COPO Camaros.

The...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 02-04-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,905
Posted By JoeC
bergy, As someone who was...

bergy,

As someone who was researching the Yenkos in the 1980's , I remember when the 201 number was first used then changed to 198. Then saw the 198 number used but some still used the...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 02-04-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,802
Posted By JoeC
not many had VT but the original 1967 Yenko...

not many had VT but the original 1967 Yenko Camaro 427 ad shows a vinyl top SS RS car with side pipes and mag style wheel covers. Its in B&W but is believed to be a butter nut yellow car.
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 02-04-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,802
Posted By JoeC
is there anything after the dash on the trim tag...

is there anything after the dash on the trim tag ?
any numbers or letters?

does it have original front fenders?
if so, what emblem or hole pattern is under the Camaro emblem ?

any holes for...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 02-03-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,905
Posted By JoeC
The Yenko records consist of more then "small,...

The Yenko records consist of more then "small, hand-written VINs scrawled on old accounting ledgers" although there are those.

The Yenko records were in boxes stored in the second floor of the old...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 02-03-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,802
Posted By JoeC
I have not seen a 1967 Yenko Camaro with a ys tag...

I have not seen a 1967 Yenko Camaro with a ys tag in the door

the tag was used in 1968 when Yenko was trying to get NHRA certification for a 427 Camaro

does the hole to hole dimension match...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 01-23-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 37,013
Posted By JoeC
congratulations on the great Yenko Chevelle find ...

congratulations on the great Yenko Chevelle find

wondering if you found a SW tachometer with it?

and if it has the Yenko holes in the dash and firewall for the tach and sending unit?
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 12-10-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,905
Posted By JoeC
I am surprised to see they used 201 as the number...

I am surprised to see they used 201 as the number for the 1969 Yenko Camaro production total.

The 201 number is a 40 year old mistake.

In the early 1980ís Vince E. acquired...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 09-21-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,286
Posted By JoeC
nice pictures they also had plans to market...

nice pictures

they also had plans to market the Berger Super Nova
I think was going to be an LT1 Nova but not sure if any were built or sold
may have been a prototype as there was some promo...
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - Wanted 09-06-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By JoeC
I have some NOS Mallory 7mm Hi Performance large...

I have some NOS Mallory 7mm Hi Performance large diameter Super Duty Spark Plug Wire Boots. These were used in the 1960's and 1970s and are a straight boot , burnt orange color
Forum: Baldwin-Motion Performance 09-06-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,297
Posted By JoeC
there are some pics of it when it was first built...

there are some pics of it when it was first built and raced
it was gold and had different emblems
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 09-06-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By JoeC
The Yenko Stinger Vega and Stinger Turbo is an...

The Yenko Stinger Vega and Stinger Turbo is an interesting story and was ahead of it's time in some ways but the design problems of the Vega engine resulted in a failed attempt by Yenko to complete...
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