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Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 10-05-2023, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,894
Posted By midyr
Odus sold the car after painting it Hugger Orange...

Odus sold the car after painting it Hugger Orange following it being rear ended being trailer towed across the bridge into Detroit from a race in Ontario. Jim McCann and a partner bought it from Odus...
Forum: COPO - Canada 10-05-2023, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,592
Posted By midyr
Canuck COPO Chevelles

There were exactly 30 1969 COPO Chevelles sold new in Canada. I have complete data on all of them.
Forum: In Memoriam 06-15-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,278
Posted By midyr
Dr. Fred

Fred was a good friend of more than 30 yrs, nobody more passionate about cars and their histories. Saddened that we have lost yet another of the great, irreplaceable custodians.
Forum: Chevrolet 03-29-2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,011
Posted By midyr
red/red 67 L71 coupes

Dannyboy, sorry for the lengthy delay, don't check in very often. Former owner Gary Seymour knew midyears well, but I personally don't know enough about the car. Keep in mind the...
Forum: COPO - Canada 01-15-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,332
Posted By midyr
McDonald's got the Hugger Orange 635421 Camaro...

McDonald's got the Hugger Orange 635421 Camaro only, according to GM Canada, However, the Burgundy 635088 Camaro, documented by GM Canada as "General Motors of Canada - Zone Product Stock, Moncton,...
Forum: COPO - Canada 01-15-2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,332
Posted By midyr
Think it was just meant as a joke. Ronnie Locke...

Think it was just meant as a joke. Ronnie Locke was anything but grumpy, a very popular and highly respected gentleman
Forum: COPO - Canada 01-15-2022, 01:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,332
Posted By midyr
I believe this one is restored with a NOM and is...

I believe this one is restored with a NOM and is in good hands, still in the Maritimes
Forum: COPO - Canada 01-14-2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,332
Posted By midyr
In the pic of the two Camaros, the late Ronnie...

In the pic of the two Camaros, the late Ronnie Locke was driving the red demo
Forum: COPO - Canada 01-14-2022, 01:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,332
Posted By midyr
That is the car Ronnie said they got from Nickey

That is the car Ronnie said they got from Nickey
Forum: COPO - Canada 01-13-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,332
Posted By midyr
Hey, Jake, we are OLD, man!

Hey, Jake, we are OLD, man!
Forum: COPO - Canada 01-13-2022, 01:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,332
Posted By midyr
No, that was a brand new 396-325 4-spd RS that...

No, that was a brand new 396-325 4-spd RS that McDonald loaned to Gil to race. Bob also loaned Gil a brand new blk/red 67 Corvette 435 and one night at the Irving station they swapped the motors. The...
Forum: COPO - Canada 01-10-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,332
Posted By midyr
Somebody owns this car and so I do not wish to be...

Somebody owns this car and so I do not wish to be negative
Forum: COPO - Canada 01-07-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,332
Posted By midyr
Oh, and further, I spoke at length with Ronnie...

Oh, and further, I spoke at length with Ronnie Locke, long time high perf salesman at Bob McDonald Chev in Halifax and they never got a B-M Vette. They did however get a BB Camaro from Nickey that...
Forum: COPO - Canada 01-07-2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,332
Posted By midyr
I was also told it was modified with fender...

I was also told it was modified with fender flares and other tack ons and so quite possibly could be mistaken for a Baldwin Motion. I only knew of one real B-M Vette and that is the one pictured...
Forum: Chevrolet 12-17-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,986
Posted By midyr
Paper

Sometimes it seemed back then The General was more interested in producing paper than vehicles. There was always a blizzard of the stuff. Get a form one week and a couple of weeks later it was...
Forum: Chevrolet 12-15-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,986
Posted By midyr
First Corvette M22 Rock Crusher

A buddy whose race shop was 2 doors from mine ordered and took delivery of the first Corvette to have an assembly line M22, 194375S118966 was a blk/blk L78 tanker, "rush order-competition car" March...
Forum: Chevrolet 12-14-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,986
Posted By midyr
M21; 3:70

M21; 3:70
Forum: Chevrolet 12-13-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,986
Posted By midyr
The 65 fuelie is the Collection owner's favorite.

The 65 fuelie is the Collection owner's favorite.
Forum: Chevrolet 12-10-2021, 12:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,986
Posted By midyr
Bill, if that black 67 L89 is lurking out there...

Bill, if that black 67 L89 is lurking out there somewhere, and were ever to surface, I would have to get smart(er) in a hurry!
Forum: Chevrolet 12-08-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,986
Posted By midyr
L71/l89

The 67s in the Holy Grail collection are all L71. L89s had the same HP rating as L71, at 435, on account the heads did not contribute any more HP, only a weight savings, plus the option was...
Forum: Chevrolet 12-07-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,986
Posted By midyr
Holy grail site grows

www.holygrailcorvettes.com

feel free to pass on if you wish
Forum: COPO - Canada 11-11-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,850
Posted By midyr
None of the data on the 70 COPO Camaros into...

None of the data on the 70 COPO Camaros into Canada indicate anything but the standard 4:10, including the 1 ZL1, although I expect there were some with optional rear gears on either side of the...
Forum: COPO - Canada 11-09-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,850
Posted By midyr
Dave Mackay, my bud at Belmont that handled...

Dave Mackay, my bud at Belmont that handled customers and paperwork, says 4:10s were indeed standard.
Forum: COPO - Canada 11-09-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,850
Posted By midyr
4:10s was a G84 option and only 10 of the 30...

4:10s was a G84 option and only 10 of the 30 Chevelles into Canada show it in their individual data, including 1 I ordered at Belmont. Other than that I don't recall what the standard issue rear gear...
Forum: COPO - Canada 11-08-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,850
Posted By midyr
B&A got: Fathom Grn/blk M22 Fathom Grn/blk...

B&A got:

Fathom Grn/blk M22
Fathom Grn/blk M22
LeMans blu/blk M22
LeMans blu/blk M22
Exception order (paint)/blk M21

The exception Order was likely the H. Orange you mention.
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