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Old 11-07-2020, 01:22 PM
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Beautiful!
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WOW Awesome story. Congratulations. Cant wait to see it after almost 50 years. This is a true SuperCar!
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sounds like a great find. Does the car still have the original paint?
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Congratulations!!! I'm a huge fan of Motion cars and really glad to hear it's still around and in good shape. Please share pics whenever get the opportunity!
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I remember well reading that article back in the day. Good to hear the car is still around.

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i recently inquired about this car on the motion facebook page. a bunch of us were wondering if it still lived. i am super excited to see pics of it and hear about it. would love to hear the tales from the original owner too. this car was quite beastly
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Thanks for your information on the Facebook page.. I requested to Join tonight.

The original owner of the car had a very difficult time to let it go as I have been chasing him for the past 4 years. He finally realized at 73 that the car was never going to be back on the road as it was in storage for 27 years. I remember seeing the car when I was 16 years old in 1973 and it was the fastest car around. The car looked like a standard Chevelle SS 454 with no stripes, no cal hood and no special badges. It had chrome headers and sidepipes with s/s cragar wheels but it was a phase 3 Motion Performance but hidden.

I can say that it is very exciting to me to have this opportunity to put this car back to 100 percent as it just needs a refresh and a few key parts. It will be back in service with the hone o drive, 4:88's and build specs from 1972.

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Spectacular! Can you share some pics of what it looks like now before you get to fixing it up? I think I speak for everyone when I say we'd love to see it even in that stored state.
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John,

I have provided a few pictures but I'm not ready to show many because it needs to have the original parts placed back on (hone o drive, valve covers, headers, headers and side pipes...). I provided the motor and interior for review. The motor and full drivetrain is now out of the car. All parts and colors to match back in 1972... This will be an expensive project to put all parts back in place as a full rebuild is underway to ensure all is well after 27 years of being dormant.

Enjoy and more to come when in final stages!
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the interior looks beautiful! the engine bay is still very clean. are you planning to make it look as it did in the magazine article?
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