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Re: Any updates or pics of the Ken Stoddard Camaro?
« Reply #15 on: December 01, 2019, 12:54:26 PM »
Thank you for the great pics.  There is a unbelievable amount of metal work in that car. The new owner did a great job!

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Re: Any updates or pics of the Ken Stoddard Camaro?
« Reply #16 on: December 01, 2019, 03:28:05 PM »
I didn't know the history of the car. I am guessing they found enough pics to get many of the details correct on the rebuild.
Great job getting across the finish line with that one.
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Re: Any updates or pics of the Ken Stoddard Camaro?
« Reply #17 on: December 01, 2019, 04:40:09 PM »
WOw is right,  nice set of detail photos.

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Re: Any updates or pics of the Ken Stoddard Camaro?
« Reply #18 on: December 01, 2019, 07:49:35 PM »
Thank you for the great pics.  There is a unbelievable amount of metal work in that car. The new owner did a great job!

Was it a lot of metalwork? or a 'replacement body'??   I don't recall ever reading any details of his restoration....?
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Re: Any updates or pics of the Ken Stoddard Camaro?
« Reply #19 on: December 01, 2019, 08:46:05 PM »
I saw some progress pics during the restoration. The original body was retained and metal was replaced where needed. The original VIN and cowl tags were there on the body when it was displayed at MCACN in the barn finds a couple of years ago.
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Re: Any updates or pics of the Ken Stoddard Camaro?
« Reply #20 on: December 01, 2019, 08:46:13 PM »
Thanks Jon!
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Re: Any updates or pics of the Ken Stoddard Camaro?
« Reply #21 on: December 01, 2019, 09:27:13 PM »
You're welcome, Bryon.  Here's the link to the photos where it was seen before restoration.

http://www.camaros.org/forum/index.php?topic=13979.0;all
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Re: Any updates or pics of the Ken Stoddart Camaro?
« Reply #23 on: December 02, 2019, 04:19:01 AM »
I'm betting it wasn't raced with the woodgrain steering wheel..  :)
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Re: Any updates or pics of the Ken Stoddart Camaro?
« Reply #24 on: December 02, 2019, 12:48:16 PM »
I don't know if this car raced with a stock wheel but several other Camaros did in Trans-Am.
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Re: Any updates or pics of the Ken Stoddart Camaro?
« Reply #25 on: December 02, 2019, 02:30:19 PM »
... that ANY dedicated race cars would race with the very thin woodgrain wheel really surprises me Jon...  a thick padded up wheel would be tremendously more comfortable and controllable.
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Re: Any updates or pics of the Ken Stoddart Camaro?
« Reply #26 on: December 02, 2019, 09:57:37 PM »
I'm betting it wasn't raced with the woodgrain steering wheel..  :)

Ken is still around and he was in one of the pics above, correct? I bet he knows! And I bet he was asked!

If he isnít - an old pic was mentioned in this thread, reply #40 I think.
http://www.camaros.org/forum/index.php?topic=13979.msg122290#msg122290
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Re: Any updates or pics of the Ken Stoddart Camaro?
« Reply #27 on: December 03, 2019, 02:40:14 PM »
Yes, Ken is around and was there at MCACN to see the car's debut after the restoration.  It did race back in the day with the wood grain wheel.
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Re: Any updates or pics of the Ken Stoddart Camaro?
« Reply #28 on: December 04, 2019, 02:42:54 AM »
That silver roll cage in reply #24 is scary looking.

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Re: Any updates or pics of the Ken Stoddart Camaro?
« Reply #29 on: December 04, 2019, 02:37:36 PM »
Yes, Ken is around and was there at MCACN to see the car's debut after the restoration.  It did race back in the day with the wood grain wheel.

Thanks for the info, Jon...   It's very surprising to me that he was comfortable driving with that wheel... for very long...
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