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Re: Dana Chevrolet
« Reply #60 on: November 29, 2014, 08:35:03 PM »
Sorry to hear about that. My condolences go out to Dale's family.
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Re: Dana Chevrolet
« Reply #61 on: December 06, 2014, 08:56:57 PM »
Competition Press & Autoweek article, dated 11-7-66, discussing Dana Chevrolet's new offering of a 427-powered Camaro. (Jon Mello Collection)

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« Reply #62 on: December 06, 2014, 09:06:34 PM »
I love the way they prioritized the options in that article.  Ending the list with, "and 385hp, 427CID engine."   :)

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Re: Dana Chevrolet
« Reply #63 on: December 07, 2014, 04:26:38 AM »
I guess they were saving the best for last.

Here's an 11-13-66 newspaper article showing that Dana Chevrolet began operations in August 1966 after buying out the
former Enoch Chevrolet dealership. They also established themselves quickly as a racing force by sponsoring Chuck Parsons'
McLaren in the later part of the Can-Am series after he had won the USRRC championship earlier in the year.

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« Reply #64 on: December 07, 2014, 05:28:39 AM »
Road test comparison between the Nickey/BillThomas 427 Camaro and the Dana 427 Camaro, as found in Riverside Raceway magazine. (Jon Mello Collection)







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Re: Dana Chevrolet
« Reply #65 on: February 10, 2017, 06:03:40 PM »
Check out these fantastic Dana ads that were apparently found in the back of local High School yearbooks from 1967 and 1968.  I love the copy that says, "Dana 427 Camaros....the first sensible solution for the car enthusiast with a Ferrari taste and a Camaro bankroll"

See these and over 1,800 other cool ads here: http://annualmobiles.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2016-12-28T07:58:00-08:00&max-results=15&start=30&by-date=false   Just scroll down and click on the ad for a larger version.

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« Reply #66 on: February 10, 2017, 06:10:01 PM »
Here is one with the 1969's.  Look at all the Camaros and Vettes!!!  See it here: http://annualmobiles.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2016-11-28T06:09:00-08:00&max-results=15&start=60&by-date=false

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Re: Dana Chevrolet
« Reply #67 on: February 11, 2017, 02:16:26 AM »
Great stuff, Scott. Thank you for posting.
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Re: Dana Chevrolet
« Reply #68 on: February 11, 2017, 02:22:48 AM »
Those were the days! :)

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« Reply #69 on: February 13, 2017, 12:36:54 AM »
Here is some pictures of Dana Camaro racing at Mont-Tremblant may 21st 1967. Dick Guldstand and Tom Payne were the drivers.
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« Reply #70 on: February 13, 2017, 12:43:20 AM »
Waving to the fans at 100 mph! :)

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