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Re: 69 CAMARO'S LEFT ON THE ROAD
« Reply #15 on: September 13, 2013, 03:57:56 PM »
It's true.... he drove by my house yesterday in that taurus. ;)
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Re: 69 CAMARO'S LEFT ON THE ROAD
« Reply #16 on: September 13, 2013, 05:34:56 PM »
Was he looking for you?  Were you hiding behind the closed garage door?  *G*
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Re: 69 CAMARO'S LEFT ON THE ROAD
« Reply #17 on: September 18, 2013, 12:42:08 PM »
This was online this morning. Sad but interesting.

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Re: 69 CAMARO'S LEFT ON THE ROAD
« Reply #18 on: September 18, 2013, 04:40:13 PM »
post a link to the story for us
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Re: 69 CAMARO'S LEFT ON THE ROAD
« Reply #19 on: September 18, 2013, 04:45:56 PM »
This is a strange story... the car and three teens went missing on Nov. 20th 1970. They were heading for a football game that night. Their remains were found inside the car just recently. Plus a 1950's car was found next to the camaro with some more bodies.     
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Re: 69 CAMARO'S LEFT ON THE ROAD
« Reply #20 on: September 18, 2013, 04:54:47 PM »
I'm not good with link's but here it is...http:// usnews.nbcnews.com/news/2013/09/ om-of-lake?lite.
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Re: 69 CAMARO'S LEFT ON THE ROAD
« Reply #21 on: September 18, 2013, 04:55:06 PM »
1969 garnet red Z/28 46k mile unrestored X77
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Looking for original Delco side post negative battery cable part # 6297651AV

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Re: 69 CAMARO'S LEFT ON THE ROAD
« Reply #22 on: September 18, 2013, 06:30:13 PM »
Here's what the car looked like when new... Owner Jimmy Williams, age 16 years old, right before they went missing.
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Re: 69 CAMARO'S LEFT ON THE ROAD
« Reply #23 on: September 18, 2013, 06:40:33 PM »
Ok, so there is one Camaro found that wasn't on the road. My guess is this one will not be back on the road, although that front bumper still did look cherry. Some spit and polish...oh never mind they will probably just crush it, I think it would be neat if they were able to put them in a little museum for the Lake, just wash off the mud and have placard that tells their story once they put all the pieces together.
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Re: 69 CAMARO'S LEFT ON THE ROAD
« Reply #24 on: September 18, 2013, 08:59:45 PM »
Ok so i read another link to the story and now the hood is off the 69 Camaro and this guy looks like he is parting it out? Maybe we will see the parts on ebay....
Seriously though I was surprised they would have removed the hood and is this guy investigating the motor? Also it looks like the front clip is there where did the rest of the car go?
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Re: 69 CAMARO'S LEFT ON THE ROAD
« Reply #25 on: September 18, 2013, 10:35:54 PM »
Here is the cars VIN  124379L517123. Taken off the missing person report.
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Re: 69 CAMARO'S LEFT ON THE ROAD
« Reply #26 on: September 19, 2013, 01:09:31 AM »
 How sad the story is. I wonder what happened. Racing and lost control and went into the lake possibly?
At least the families have some closure by getting the remains back to give a proper burial.

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Re: 69 CAMARO'S LEFT ON THE ROAD
« Reply #27 on: September 19, 2013, 01:35:24 AM »
I think from what I read, there wasn't any signage saying boat slip ahead and on a dark night it was easy to be cruising along and drive right into the lake. I doubt he was racing with 2 other people in the car. But same thing for the older sedan probably drove right in and then couldn't get out of the car because of the water pressure on the doors.
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Re: 69 CAMARO'S LEFT ON THE ROAD
« Reply #28 on: September 19, 2013, 01:54:00 AM »
Disturbing...crush what's left ,RIP.

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Re: 69 CAMARO'S LEFT ON THE ROAD
« Reply #29 on: September 19, 2013, 12:28:16 PM »
RIP and glad the families at least have some type of closure.


Not to change the subject, but back in the early, early 80's my father bought a 69 SS/RS L34, 4-speed Cortez car but the owner wanted another $500 for the tag, vin & title.  Dad passed on the TT & vin (Ahhh hindsight) and that car sat in the back of my parents property up until 2008 when I finally hauled it off to the scrap yard.  The engine is in a 69 SS Chevelle of a relative, trans was sold, houndstooth interior was sold, subframe, doghouse & diff used on another project.  The only thing left was a shell and it was completely rotten &/or gone.  Even used part of the firewall on another car.  Needless to say, wish we would have bought the other items originally and just restored that car.  Did the same to a 68 Firebird 350 auto car too..  That doesnt include the countless others over the years..  These were just the two that stuck out the most.
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