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Owen Keown Chevrolet
« on: October 29, 2022, 09:54:21 PM »
I just got an NCRS Shipping Data report in the mail, for 124679L512227. "The Original Dealer is Owen Keown Chevrolet, Dealer Code 271, Zone 20"

I am initially here to ask if anyone knows where it was located and any possible information about it, and if this particular data is accurate.
Looking for anything on car 9L512227. Have owned for 28 years, missing original paperwork, #ís matching engine and transmission, and PoP. NCRS DATA 12/12/68 Los Angeles matches as 12B POP and Shipped as special order to Owen Keown Chevrolet Marina Del Rey. Special order because the car is a 71B Conv

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Re: Owen Keown Chevrolet
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2022, 10:03:23 PM »
Google says it was located at 4141 Lincoln Boulevard, Marina Del Rey, California. 

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Re: Owen Keown Chevrolet
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2022, 10:10:48 PM »
OWEN KEOWN CHEVROLET CO
4141 LINCOLN BLVD
MARINA DEL REY, CA

Not much info about the business but it appears the owner died in 1972. HERE'S his obit.

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Re: Owen Keown Chevrolet
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2022, 11:39:30 PM »
OWEN KEOWN CHEVROLET CO
4141 LINCOLN BLVD
MARINA DEL REY, CA

Not much info about the business but it appears the owner died in 1972. HERE'S his obit.

Ed


Thanks so much. I researched and found that it is a Harley Davidson dealership now, and upon looking into it found some incredible facts

1. The original building which was once the Dealership was purchased in 1986 by the guys who owned another dealership that moved into the space. It was 20,000 sq ft. They doubled that eventually to 40,000 square feet. If you look on Google Maps, you can see the original building on the left if you are looking at the building dead on in all its glory.

2. Believe it or not, it is a 3-MINUTE WALK from 1042 Princeton Dr. which was SHELBY AMERICAN from 1962-1967. If you look on eBay, there are a bunch of Shelby invoices to Owen Keown Chevrolet for misc. Ford parts because they were so close. This info as I am also the caretaker of the 1967 GT500 #790. My uncle and father have these cars because they were their dream cars and growing so obsessed to these cars is amazing that they were built and sold in the same places.

I hope anyone else here can use this to their advantage.
Looking for anything on car 9L512227. Have owned for 28 years, missing original paperwork, #ís matching engine and transmission, and PoP. NCRS DATA 12/12/68 Los Angeles matches as 12B POP and Shipped as special order to Owen Keown Chevrolet Marina Del Rey. Special order because the car is a 71B Conv

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Re: Owen Keown Chevrolet
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2022, 03:16:46 AM »
Cool background info!

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Re: Owen Keown Chevrolet
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2022, 06:35:05 PM »
Owen Keown Chevrolet had their parts department and repair facilities on Carter Avenue, next to the buildings where Shelby American had their assembly plant before moving to LAX:

https://www.saacforum.com/index.php?topic=6308.0

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Re: Owen Keown Chevrolet
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2022, 08:16:06 PM »
Owen Keown Chevrolet had their parts department and repair facilities on Carter Avenue, next to the buildings where Shelby American had their assembly plant before moving to LAX:

https://www.saacforum.com/index.php?topic=6308.0

I know the owner of a few original Shelby cars, notably CSX3173, maybe I should ask him if he knows anything about it other than this awesome stuff
Looking for anything on car 9L512227. Have owned for 28 years, missing original paperwork, #ís matching engine and transmission, and PoP. NCRS DATA 12/12/68 Los Angeles matches as 12B POP and Shipped as special order to Owen Keown Chevrolet Marina Del Rey. Special order because the car is a 71B Conv

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Re: Owen Keown Chevrolet
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2022, 11:16:47 PM »
Perhaps you can ask Pete Brock about Owen Keown Chevrolet:

https://bre2.net/

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Re: Owen Keown Chevrolet
« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2022, 01:29:20 AM »
Perhaps you can ask Pete Brock about Owen Keown Chevrolet:

https://bre2.net/

Best answer yet  ;D Though, all good things must come to an end, even if before my time

No wonder why my Camaro got along well when introduced to the snake tank; it was practically sold by the pet store
Looking for anything on car 9L512227. Have owned for 28 years, missing original paperwork, #ís matching engine and transmission, and PoP. NCRS DATA 12/12/68 Los Angeles matches as 12B POP and Shipped as special order to Owen Keown Chevrolet Marina Del Rey. Special order because the car is a 71B Conv

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Re: Owen Keown Chevrolet
« Reply #9 on: November 02, 2022, 03:52:28 AM »
Definitely one of kind with many talents.

 

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