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1969 Z/28 Trans Am Stoddart Found
« on: November 24, 2015, 02:52:29 PM »
The 1969 Z/28 T/A driven by Ken Stoddart has been found.  The car was sitting in a building in Ohio for the last 30 plus years!  This car was campaigned all over the North eastern side of the United States.  The car retains it's original title still in Ken Stoddart's name!  In addition to the title the following items were found in the car as well:  Protecto Plate, SCCA Build Books, Original Dealer Order Form, GM High Performance Racing Catalog for a 1969 Camaro etc....  The car was removed from it's 30 plus year slumber by myself and Ryan Brutt "Writer from Hot Rod & Muscle Car Review magazines.  From what I understand the car will be published in an upcoming issue of Muscle Car review.  Here are two photos of the car the day we removed it from it's resting place and one of it on the race track in Charlotte.

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Re: 1969 Z/28 Trans Am Stoddart Found
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2015, 04:09:55 PM »
WOW, what a find. It would be nice to see this one brought back to its former glory. Is there any pics from 69 of what it looked like when it campaigned in 69, (before all the mods)?
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Re: 1969 Z/28 Trans Am Stoddart Found
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2015, 05:26:05 PM »
Yes...  Those pictures will be posted soon...  Jeff

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Re: 1969 Z/28 Trans Am Stoddart Found
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2015, 07:30:28 PM »
Where in the car were the doc,s? I would not think there would be a glove box.
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Re: 1969 Z/28 Trans Am Stoddart Found
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2015, 05:05:06 AM »
Sorry wrong choice of words...  The docents came with the car...  Not in the car... 

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Re: 1969 Z/28 Trans Am Stoddart Found
« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2015, 02:40:22 PM »
Awesome find, Jeff. Thanks for posting here on the forum. I look forward to seeing some progress on the restoration of this car. It's always great to see another one of these cars found and congratulations on your purchase.

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Re: 1969 Z/28 Trans Am Stoddart Found
« Reply #6 on: November 25, 2015, 04:30:29 PM »
Were any of these still with the car - original engine or parts - transmission - rear axle ?
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Re: 1969 Z/28 Trans Am Stoddart Found
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2015, 07:52:39 PM »
Larger versions of previously posted photos...



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Re: 1969 Z/28 Trans Am Stoddart Found
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2015, 08:32:15 PM »
Found around Mid-Ohio ? However looks like Kolektor's neck of the woods, LOL! Lots of circle tracks, probably did some time at Mansfield.
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Re: 1969 Z/28 Trans Am Stoddart Found
« Reply #9 on: November 28, 2015, 02:35:36 AM »
Very, very cool. These real race cars were imply not treated to 5-star hospitality, for the most part. Can't wait to see what they do with it.
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Re: 1969 Z/28 Trans Am Stoddart Found
« Reply #10 on: December 02, 2015, 04:48:49 AM »
Some additional information on this car has been posted here... http://www.yenko.net/ubbthreads/ubbthreads.php/topics/635969/1969-z-28-trans-am-race-car-fo#Post635969

Sounds like it may be resold prior to restoration but I guess we'll see.
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Re: 1969 Z/28 Trans Am Stoddart Found
« Reply #11 on: December 02, 2015, 04:55:09 AM »
Looking at the larger photos of the Stoddart car above, it is interesting to note that it has an early '67 subframe on it without the large holes on the front frame horns.

Here's another vintage pic of the car as found on the Marshall Robbins facebook page.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1722175691339052&set=a.1398131527076805.1073741832.100006399122001&type=3&theater

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Re: 1969 Z/28 Trans Am Stoddart Found
« Reply #12 on: December 02, 2015, 01:31:51 PM »
That was a pretty nice appearing road racer as #46....    but it appeared to have ended up as a 'dirt tracker' as #80... 
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Re: 1969 Z/28 Trans Am Stoddart Found
« Reply #13 on: December 03, 2015, 04:34:50 AM »
Some pics of the car's paperwork, the cowl tag and a shot of the interior as it currently stands.











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Re: 1969 Z/28 Trans Am Stoddart Found
« Reply #14 on: December 03, 2015, 04:50:51 AM »
The Trans-Am races that I see Ken Stoddart competing in were...

Bryar,               May 31, 1971,       22nd place
Mid-Ohio,          June 6, 1971,        32nd place
Mt. Tremblant,  August 1, 1971,    15th place
Watkins Glen,   August 15, 1971,  24th place
Mid-Ohio,         June 4, 1972,        22nd place
Road America,  July 16, 1972,       22nd place
Sanair Int'l,      July 30, 1972,       19th place
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