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« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2013, 06:28:18 PM »

That really is a refreshing color combo to what we see so much of the time. Cool car and story Rick......
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« Reply #16 on: December 08, 2013, 06:41:59 PM »

72 vega for that Camaro sounds like an awesome trade. Man if thats all it takes to own a nice 69 count me in!
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« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2013, 08:26:12 AM »

It's was a Gold Spinner winner in 06...so not your average 72 Vega! BTW in 05 I was offered a 69 x 33 and 72 BB Cheyenne short bed loaded with 45k actual miles...both restored for my 1 of a kind Vega!  Guess you could say I really did and still do like the Vega. Thanks guys for the kind words!
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« Reply #18 on: December 09, 2013, 12:21:18 PM »

post a pic of the vega for us.(please)
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« Reply #19 on: December 09, 2013, 02:12:16 PM »

uhoh..  Bullitt is gonna switch his allegiance from Camaros to Vegas?  Smiley

J/K...  actually I'd like to see a pix of a 'not your average' vega as well.. Smiley
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« Reply #20 on: December 09, 2013, 04:42:46 PM »

Funny,
I have no allegiance to any one car or brand for that matter. I am more of a classic vehicle whore: Ford, Chevy, (Mopar in the works), Volkswagen, Harley Davidson, Triumph, BSA....and those have just been whats affordable. There are a few british makes, and italian cars on my (bucket list) to own still.
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1969 garnet red Z/28 46k mile unrestored X77
Looking for 3192477 (front) spiral shocks 3192851 (rear) please
Looking for an original LOF soft ray windshield
Looking for original Delco side post negative battery cable part # 6297651AV
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« Reply #21 on: December 09, 2013, 09:25:14 PM »

  All original 14 k mile car except exterior paint and experimental 4 banger...
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« Reply #22 on: December 09, 2013, 09:27:10 PM »

i always was under the impression that Chevy was doing 'temperature' experiments with all vega engines?? Smiley
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« Reply #23 on: December 09, 2013, 09:33:57 PM »

 Smokey Yunick built this experimental turbo engine for chevrolet just for a research project..I had the work sheet he used...
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« Reply #24 on: December 09, 2013, 09:43:49 PM »

 
  Here's another ultra rare Vega hardly ever seen!
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« Reply #25 on: December 10, 2013, 08:47:54 AM »

Having seen it up close, his Camaro shows well.
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« Reply #26 on: December 19, 2013, 11:41:46 AM »

Rick,
I've sent you a PM with a link to The Roaring Season about the Vega Vert-A-Pac.
Thought you might find it interesting.
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« Reply #27 on: December 23, 2013, 12:07:59 AM »

Love that wagon my friend would have been perfect for haulin them bikes .
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« Reply #28 on: December 23, 2013, 08:22:18 AM »

Thanks but the wagon is to small for hauling much of anything other than"butt" It has a 4 cylinder with 390 cfm holley and a header hooked up to a opel 4 speed and a shifter that felt like a stick in a 5 gal bucket of mud when shifting it! The turbo vega would run circles around the Yenko! I still like my bikes better than a vega!
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« Reply #29 on: December 23, 2013, 08:32:39 AM »

The only vegas which ever got a second glance from me were the Cosworth Vegas of '77 or so, and well set up V8 Vegas at drag strips (of course, nothing about them other than the body was 'vega').   Talking about your sloppy vega shifter.... the Ford equivalent of the Vega was the Pinto.  During the late '70's gas crunch, my car pooling buddy bought a cheap pinto to drive to work..  one day he shifted and the entire shifter handle came off in it hands..  he was holding it up wondering what to do for the next gear..  Grin
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69 Corvette convertible, silver/black 350 hp,
60 Corvette white/red, 72 Corvette coupe (2), 
90 ZR1 red/red #246, 90 ZR1 white/gray #2466
72 El Camino, '55 Nomad, '57 Nomad, '57 B/A Sedan
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