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Vintage Mark Donahue poster... get em while there hot!
« on: February 02, 2014, 04:24:45 AM »
Hey saw these available on ebay, I just bought one. I thought some of you trans am guys might be interested...
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Original-Mark-Donahue-Sunoco-1969-Camaro-Trans-Am-Poster-Watkins-Glen-/121266845277?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c3c11365d

28" x 48" , buy it now for $25 plus shipping. Little pricey for a poster, but I thought it was cool. I think 7 are left
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Re: Vintage Mark Donahue poster... get em while there hot!
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2014, 04:51:55 AM »
Neat poster! Thanks for posting the link to the auction.
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« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2014, 04:15:23 PM »
Hey saw these available on ebay, I just bought one. I thought some of you trans am guys might be interested...

Very cool!  Frank DiHartce has bought two, too!   ;)

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« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2014, 06:58:25 PM »
Cool!  Just bought one.  I like the fact that, "these posters came out of an old Sunoco Gas Station in Ceredo Kenova, W.V."  Thanks for the heads up.

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« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2014, 08:19:33 PM »
I took the bait and got me one too. Thanks for the heads up Bullitt65.
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« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2014, 06:16:58 AM »
glad you guys found the auction. I do what I can to earn my keep... ;D
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« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2014, 01:18:55 AM »
sold out I missed it CRAP

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« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2014, 01:47:44 AM »
I am working on getting more. I will keep you posted
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Looking for 3192477 (front) spiral shocks 3192851 (rear) please
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Looking for original Delco side post negative battery cable part # 6297651AV

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« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2014, 04:02:44 AM »
I just got my first poster today. What a nice piece, have to warn you guys it is very large! 8)
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Re: Vintage Mark Donahue poster... get em while there hot!
« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2014, 09:37:52 PM »

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« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2014, 10:02:16 PM »
The car pictured on that poster appears to be an orange/black version.... no wonder he'd won 3 straight..!  :)
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« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2014, 10:42:58 PM »
The car pictured on that poster appears to be an orange/black version.... no wonder he'd won 3 straight..!  :)

Sorry to inform you that it is actually Sunoco Blue.   :)

However, the orange and black versions were used to transport seniors to the race!   ;D

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Re: Vintage Mark Donahue poster... get em while there hot!
« Reply #12 on: February 12, 2014, 11:33:59 PM »

However, the orange and black versions were used to transport seniors to the race!   ;D
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Them's fight'n words. 
I picked up one of these and the poster is nice...and big.  I'll imagine mine Orange even though I know better.   :)   
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« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2014, 04:21:53 AM »
The car pictured on that poster appears to be an orange/black version.... no wonder he'd won 3 straight..!  :)
Sorry to inform you that it is actually Sunoco Blue.   :)
Paul

You apparently have never had opportunity to view the '72 B' on the PNT line on the original car's trim plate??   :)

It was as if in a dream, I asked Mark.. 'Why did you change the color from the beautiful powerful orange and black to the blue / yellow color?"
he answered "Well, it's like this.  I loved the orange/black, even drove that color Z28 on the street myself, but Roger believed if we left it orange and black, we'd win all the races by such a large margin, the interest in the series would decrease, along with the purses and sponsorships, so he wanted a slower color"; personally, I hated it .. I wanted to win them all!"

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« Reply #14 on: February 13, 2014, 04:55:35 AM »
It was as if in a dream, I asked Mark.. 'Why did you change the color from the beautiful powerful orange and black to the blue / yellow color?"
he answered "Well, it's like this.  I loved the orange/black, even drove that color Z28 on the street myself, but Roger believed if we left it orange and black, we'd win all the races by such a large margin, the interest in the series would decrease, along with the purses and sponsorships, so he wanted a slower color"; personally, I hated it .. I wanted to win them all!"


Roger was right, Mark would win every race if they left the car orange.  The others drivers would see it, assume it was an emergency vehicle, pull over and stop!  No challenge in that.

LOL!   ;D

Paul