POST: your car and you....so we don't ask again

Francesco

Veteran Member
Car looks great Frank!! Sure stands out against that lineup of cookie cutter commuter econo boxes. Blue interior or black? Wheels look good on it. And a chef as well! Man of many talents...

Hi Brent! That interior was when I wanted to put it all black and then decided to bring it back in factory red. I learned how to cook as I was studying meat cutting. I work in a big chain supermarket similar to food basics in Ontario. Well talk soon Brent! Take care!
 

AtillaTheFun

New Member
Dec 22, 2022
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No pic, currently hunting a 70.5, I've had a '71, a '75, 2 '77s, 2 '78s, 3 '79s, and a bunch of Firebirds, third gens, third gen firebirds, a '95 Z28 conv. some rice, some S-10s, etc.
 

TIP-T0P

Veteran Member
Nov 4, 2022
159
Contra Costa County
Our Camaro story...Full circle!

After my '69 Camaro RS was stolen, ('73) found a day later stripped and burned,
my insurance cashed me out I found my dream car, a low mile bone stock '71 placer gold Z/28 4 speed under 20k miles. It was immaculate and I just fell in love with that gold black stripes color!

So many great memories, dated and married with our Z/28. Belonged to the California Z/28 association car club meeting so many Camaro owners. Sold the Camaro after first son was born and deeply regretted it ever since!

Photo of my first '71 Z/28 around 1980. American 200s wheels.

Photo of me and my wife at 23, first year married 1976, dated since 1970 at just 18.

Us today after 46 years married and together 51 years. After a baseball size brain tumor removal 5 years ago I'm her now 24/7 caregiver, she's still my everything!

It's been a real tough and long last five years especially with my wife losing all ability to speak and walk.

40 years later we decided to bring back a '71 Camaro back in our life for just simple fun, cruise rides, maybe some cars and coffee local car shows and whatever new miles down the road brings us.

Oir new Camaro had to be a placer gold, this car is not an original Z/28 but was so beautiful, with lots of performance upgrades, the 454, 5 speed, Dakota dash, and air it was a perfect choice. I think my wife was more excited driving in it on our first ride than I was.

From a gold '71 Camaro, 4 decades later back behind the wheel of a gold '71 Camaro!

Full circle!
 

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AEGIS43

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Lifetime Gold Member
May 16, 2008
302
Gilbert, AZ
Our Camaro story...Full circle!

After my '69 Camaro RS was stolen, ('73) found a day later stripped and burned,
my insurance cashed me out I found my dream car, a low mile bone stock '71 placer gold Z/28 4 speed under 20k miles. It was immaculate and I just fell in love with that gold black stripes color!

So many great memories, dated and married with our Z/28. Belonged to the California Z/28 association car club meeting so many Camaro owners. Sold the Camaro after first son was born and deeply regretted it ever since!

Photo of my first '71 Z/28 around 1980. American 200s wheels.

Photo of me and my wife at 23, first year married 1976, dated since 1970 at just 18.

Us today after 46 years married and together 51 years. After a baseball size brain tumor removal 5 years ago I'm her now 24/7 caregiver, she's still my everything!

It's been a real tough and long last five years especially with my wife losing all ability to speak and walk.

40 years later we decided to bring back a '71 Camaro back in our life for just simple fun, cruise rides, maybe some cars and coffee local car shows and whatever new miles down the road brings us.

Oir new Camaro had to be a placer gold, this car is not an original Z/28 but was so beautiful, with lots of performance upgrades, the 454, 5 speed, Dakota dash, and air it was a perfect choice. I think my wife was more excited driving in it on our first ride than I was.

From a gold '71 Camaro, 4 decades later back behind the wheel of a gold '71 Camaro!

Full circle!
You, my friend, are a hero. So much love and respect to you and your wife. It tugs hard at my heart the bond that you two have, and that the Camaro is central to it.

BTW - Placer Gold early 2nd gens are treasures. Absolutely love it.
 

TIP-T0P

Veteran Member
Nov 4, 2022
159
Contra Costa County
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You, my friend, are a hero. So much love and respect to you and your wife. It tugs hard at my heart the bond that you two have, and that the Camaro is central to it.

BTW - Placer Gold early 2nd gens are treasures. Absolutely love it.
Thank you so much for those kind comments! Dave
 

cali cruzer

Veteran Member
Mar 24, 2002
3,161
Henderson/Las Vegas, NV
It's alive again.
It got parked in Aug 2020 when laid off due to covid.

Dealing with my arm strength/nerve issues and finally cervical spinal fusion surgery for the past 1.5 years.
Still in recovery mode from the surgery.

Last moved Apr. 2022. It's been driven 12 miles since 2020.
Registration issues due to DMV closures, the fuel pump went bad from sitting, tires were old, and the battery finally died.
All issues are fixed and ready to rock again.
Lots of smelly fuel exhaust and a lot of crap burning off from sitting.

 




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