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« on: October 26, 2012, 04:03:59 PM »

I've been reading posts for the past several weeks I'm truly impressed with the level of knowledge and willingness to share that knowledge that I have witnessed here.

Iím an ineffective newbie here, have been active in the Corvette hobby for more years than I care to mention. Iíve owned other Chevy Bowtie products along the way a 67 Z28 (fender said 302), a 67 396/375 Camaro, a 66 327350 Nova, several Chevelles and a few other GM products, a GSX Stage 1, a 442 convertible that had those funny red plastic inner fenders, wonít mention the Fords or Mopars today.  Iím thinking/hoping that I might have something worth sharing with this forum too.

I live in Northeastern, Oklahoma; have for the better part of my life, worked at Ford Motor in the Engine Division for a short period of time, after graduating from college.

Most that are not using my name in vein simply call me Roy
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« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2012, 04:20:08 PM »

Welcome to CRG Roy!

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« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2012, 05:14:43 PM »

Welcome aboard Roy !! Glad you decided to join us to share your knowledge instead of being behind the curtain. Great folks around here and much knowledge as you have read.
BTW Roy what kind of car/cars do you have now? We'd like to know and we love pictures!!
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« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2012, 05:27:11 PM »

Welcome aboard Roy !! Glad you decided to join us to share your knowledge instead of being behind the curtain. Great folks around here and much knowledge as you have read.
BTW Roy what kind of car/cars do you have now? We'd like to know and we love pictures!!

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« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2012, 07:12:47 PM »

Welcome aboard Roy and X3, what do you have now? Any Corvettes?
P.S. Purchased our first vette in 83 (1967) and still have it.
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« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2012, 07:41:26 PM »

 Welcome to "the" site..
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« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2012, 08:37:16 PM »

Welcome aboard Roy.
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« Reply #7 on: October 27, 2012, 10:53:57 AM »

For those of you who may not know Roy, he's one of the really "good guys" in the car hobby; he's also the NCRS National Judging Chairman, which keeps him busy taking care of 15,000 paying members and hundreds of nervous owners having their Corvettes judged every year at 40+ Chapter, 6 Regional, and the National Convention Judging Meets.  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2012, 11:52:46 AM »

Welcome to our website, Roy. As an NCRS member myself, I definitely know your name and respect your knowledge and commitment to the hobby. I'd love to see some pics of your old '67 Z and 396/375 car, if that's possible.
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« Reply #9 on: October 27, 2012, 08:46:27 PM »

Most that are not using my name in vein simply call me Roy
For those of you who may not know Roy, he's one of the really "good guys" in the car hobby; he's also the NCRS National Judging Chairman, which keeps him busy taking care of 15,000 paying members and hundreds of nervous owners having their Corvettes judged every year at 40+ Chapter, 6 Regional, and the National Convention Judging Meets.  Grin

Roy, so now we understand what you mean by "not using my name in vein"!  Grin Grin Grin
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« Reply #10 on: October 27, 2012, 10:07:09 PM »

Welcome, Roy! When I first discovered this site I was amazed at the knowledge too, and I continue to be. These guys are something else.
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« Reply #11 on: October 28, 2012, 02:07:01 PM »

Unfortunately most of the cars Iíve owned were at the time transportation, never took many pictures, Iím extremely fortunate I grew up in the muscle car era and live in the performance car era. I do have some pictures Iíll try to dig some out, another member offered to help me post them.

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« Reply #12 on: October 28, 2012, 07:30:10 PM »

Welcome to the site,,,Its kind of an addiction in reading the "Today's "post though...Do you know a guy named Bill Skinner out of Delware...

TMR..

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« Reply #13 on: October 28, 2012, 07:35:45 PM »

Welcome to the site,,,Its kind of an addiction in reading the "Today's "post though...Do you know a guy named Bill Skinner out of Delware...

TMR..

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Yes I know Bill Skinner

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« Reply #14 on: October 28, 2012, 08:23:39 PM »

A very nice guys. We used to road race go-karts in the same classes.  I think he told me he had a corvette show or is it a driver..

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« Reply #15 on: October 29, 2012, 03:04:52 PM »

In Royís own words; ďI have attached some pictures of a few of the cars; 66 350HP Nova which is still in my possession, 67 375HP Camaro and my 2009 ZR1 Corvette (taken during museum delivery) both no longer in my possession.Ē

Roy - PS & BTW; I just used your name in vein but in this case itís a good thing! Amazing cars!

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« Reply #16 on: October 29, 2012, 03:05:43 PM »

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« Reply #18 on: October 29, 2012, 03:06:55 PM »

...last two... (Sorry Roy, these two pics don't do your '66 justice. Your pics were crisp & outstanding. For some reason I couldn't bring up a good copy.).
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« Reply #19 on: October 29, 2012, 05:35:29 PM »

What's the story on the 67?  Details?  Where is it now?  Inquiring minds want to know!  Huh  Wink Grin
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« Reply #20 on: October 29, 2012, 07:28:32 PM »

That is a really nice collection.
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« Reply #21 on: October 29, 2012, 08:51:36 PM »

What's the story on the 67?  Details?  Where is it now?  Inquiring minds want to know!  Huh  Wink Grin

Camaro was an unrestored original paint car with if I remember correct around 36,000 mile, I owned it for I think 10 years, original drivetrain never wrecked, sold new in California had protect o plate and original black plates.
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« Reply #22 on: October 29, 2012, 09:58:02 PM »

It was sold new at F. H. Dailey Chevrolet, Oakland, CA. It actually was a L35 325 hp.
Style trim and rallys were added (it had a body colored spare). Nice car.
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« Reply #23 on: October 29, 2012, 10:51:56 PM »

Thanks for sending along those photos, Roy. All the cars are nice but man, that red Camaro is a real beauty.
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« Reply #24 on: October 30, 2012, 09:32:42 AM »

Yes it was a 325 with Automatic, I was told several times while I had it that the trim level was incorrect for the car.
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« Reply #25 on: October 30, 2012, 08:52:23 PM »

It was sold new at F. H. Dailey Chevrolet, Oakland, CA. It actually was a L35 325 hp.
Style trim and rallys were added (it had a body colored spare). Nice car.

Now I'm really impressed, is the current owner a member, are your records from before I owned it.  I was always confused by the spare, never thought the rally wheels were added, I Just figured the bright trim had been added by a previous owner would it have come with small hub caps?  The really unique thing about this Camaro at least I think it is, the VIN on the engine pad is upside down. You recognized this car from my photoís thatís almost unbelievable. Did you see it when I had it for sale? That was a while back as I sold it several years ago.
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« Reply #26 on: October 30, 2012, 09:01:35 PM »

Roy, the trim level might be incorrect but it's still a very good looking car. Certainly no shame in owning that car in my opinion.
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« Reply #27 on: October 30, 2012, 10:08:24 PM »

Roy, the trim level might be incorrect but it's still a very good looking car. Certainly no shame in owning that car in my opinion.
X2 on that Jon! And Roy that 67 looks great!
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« Reply #28 on: October 31, 2012, 12:52:19 AM »

Roy,
I found the car in the database via the black plate. But I could also have found it from when you had the ad in Hemmings in March of 04.

Car was at Pomona back in 89, so it's been around.

In 67, Camaros only had rally wheels if the car also had disc brakes.
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« Reply #29 on: October 31, 2012, 07:37:30 AM »

Roy,
I found the car in the database via the black plate. But I could also have found it from when you had the ad in Hemmings in March of 04.

Car was at Pomona back in 89, so it's been around.

In 67, Camaros only had rally wheels if the car also had disc brakes.

It was in California not too long before I purchased it, I do not ever remember sharing the dealer name off the protect-o-plate with anyone so seeing that was a surprise. Guess I should be happy that the black plates with the car in 89 were the same it had when I owned it.

Iíll never catch up with you guys on details, now I know rally wheels are disc brake only guess I should have known that based on the center cap but did not process it. The thing that drove me crazy about the car initially was the white stripe, and the red spare was always confusing. I might have a picture of the trim tag somewhere. Would you like it if I do.
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« Reply #30 on: October 31, 2012, 03:44:08 PM »

The POP picture and trim tag pictures came from when it was on ebay a couple of years ago.
Looking at the tag pic shows a very sharp paint line above the tag. That would indicate that it was repainted by 2010.

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« Reply #31 on: November 01, 2012, 09:27:46 PM »

The POP picture and trim tag pictures came from when it was on ebay a couple of years ago.
Looking at the tag pic shows a very sharp paint line above the tag. That would indicate that it was repainted by 2010.

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A repaint would really surprise me the paint was pretty nice on the car, are you talking about the parting line where the black out is done?  If the car was componded and buffed in that area would it sharpen the line?  Maybe you see something I can't.  I certtainly do not see anything in the photo that looks like a tape line, I sold that car I'm going to guess in 05 or 06, do not have a clue where it is, or what has happened to it since I sold it, the guy who got it from me sold it within a year.

Thank You,

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« Reply #32 on: November 03, 2012, 07:42:48 AM »

Welcome to the forum.

Very nice 67 and I love the Nova.
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« Reply #33 on: November 04, 2012, 07:30:41 PM »

Here's a different pic of the tag.
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