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Forum: Supercars/Musclecars-For Sale 08-29-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,957
Posted By GM_427_Racer
Keith, The front wheels are Mickey Thompson,...

Keith,

The front wheels are Mickey Thompson, which they don't make any longer and the rears are Billet Specialties, hope that helps.

GM
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 08-26-2022, 02:50 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
Hi Everyone, long time not being on this site. ...

Hi Everyone, long time not being on this site. No word on my old Yenko, but I thought I would let you all know that I have posted my 1970 Baldwin Motion Clone Camaro for sale on the Muscle car...
Forum: Supercars/Musclecars-For Sale 08-26-2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,957
Posted By GM_427_Racer
1970 Camaro Baldwin Motion Clone - NHRA Stocker

1970 Chevrolet Camaro NHRA Stock Eliminator race car (Baldwin Motion Clone). This car has a 402 CID 375 HP engine that is rated at 400 horsepower by NHRA coupled to a Metric 200 automatic...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 04-13-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
Still Kicking....

Thanks Pete for bringing my little bit of YENKO history back to life.

You're welcome Dave Dykstra, I enjoyed writing my short episodes and as you can tell even though the stories were about my...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 04-23-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
Yenko Clone Picture

Hi All,

I hope everyone is staying healthy during this pandemic. So far so good in northeastern Ohio, but only time will tell.

2BFast, I am glad you enjoyed my stories, I enjoyed writing...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-24-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
Found Another Picture

An original picture from back in the day.
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 02-26-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
A little smoker from back in the day..

A little smoker from back in the day..
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 01-27-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
The first time I went to Indy was in 1974 as a...

The first time I went to Indy was in 1974 as a crew guy. I remember the name Rick Barratt but I think that was from seeing him race the Pinto in a gas class I believe. In fact I never realized that...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 01-26-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
Thanks markinnaples for the kind words. Thinking...

Thanks markinnaples for the kind words. Thinking about the ole Duster kind of jogged my memory a little about an earlier tow vehicle that didn't happen and of course my Dad was involved and probably...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 01-26-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
Thanks Pete, I apologize in advance, sorry...

Thanks Pete,

I apologize in advance, sorry car guys, not a car story here, but definitely about my youth and my Mom, gotta give her some Love since I always talk about my Dad (what a guy).
...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 01-24-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
Now that's funny!! I am surprised he allowed...

Now that's funny!! I am surprised he allowed you to stay. I never saw him cut anyone any slack.

I will give you a "Marty" story. For those of you that didn't know Marty, he was a rather...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 01-23-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
Hi Ryan, Yup, the Duster was my first tow...

Hi Ryan,

Yup, the Duster was my first tow car. Another deal that my Dad was at the front of since the 60 Chevy with a straight six and a powerglide did not have the ability to tow anything, it...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 01-22-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
Found a few more old pictures. The one with the...

Found a few more old pictures. The one with the car on the trailer is kind of special, it was taken on a Sunday morning before I went to a local 1/8 mile track, called Sunset, which was located just...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 12-24-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
I just wanted to take this opportunity to wish...

I just wanted to take this opportunity to wish all the motorheads on this site a "Merry Christmas" and hopefully you get a lot of presents for that hot rod in your garage.....

Gary Merrick
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 11-12-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
Thanks

Thanks Pete for having brought this thread back to life last month.

I really enjoyed writing my little stories and I am glad so many people enjoyed them. Hard to believe all that stuff happened...
Forum: Supercars/Musclecars-For Sale 01-17-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,987
Posted By GM_427_Racer
1970 NHRA Legal Camaro A/SA-B/SA Baldwin Motion Clone

I am listing my 1970 Camaro NHRA legal A/SA-B/SA Baldwin Motion Stocker for sale. This car has been totally rebuilt since I purchased it a few years ago and is very competitive since it is very...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 06-28-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
Yenko Pictures from back in the day....

Here a few more pictures that Bruce (XplantDad) resized for me. Thanks Bruce

GM
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 06-19-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
Smile When your brother drives your muscle car.

This story was probably in the summer of 1970, but definitely prior to the engine being redone and the Yenko turned in to a full time race car. As I mentioned previously, my brother and I enlisted...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 04-15-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
Back in the Day

Attached are a couple of pictures that I had to re-size a lot, so they really don't show everything, but you guys will get the idea. I apologize ahead of time for the second picture being so large....
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-09-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
Towing Pictures

Quite a few stories earlier, I told everyone about the towing story about coming home from National Trails in Columbus, Ohio with the Monte Carlo (tow car) and the "bulldozer" trailer. Attached are...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 02-22-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
I have spent a lot of time at Quaker City,...

I have spent a lot of time at Quaker City, running "up the hill" as you put it, LOL. In fact if you look at that last picture I posted (May 72), that Monte Carlo probably just came out of the water...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 02-18-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
My wife, who is a really good organizer, decided...

My wife, who is a really good organizer, decided it was time to go through a ton of photos, National Dragster articles, and anything else that had to do with my racing career. One of the photos that...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 01-22-2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
After looking at those pictures for a long time,...

After looking at those pictures for a long time, that could be the my old car. The fuel pressure regulator is where we use to put them (although so did a lot of other people put them in that...
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - For Sale 01-21-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,623
Posted By GM_427_Racer
Mr. Hugger Orange, There are a lot of...

Mr. Hugger Orange,

There are a lot of collectors in this country, as seen by the amount of people that go to Barret Jackson and the Mecum auctions. If someone is interested in this one of kind...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 12-10-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 184,919
Posted By GM_427_Racer
Fall of 1969

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...
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