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I have often remarked on the fact that though I have owned many cars, I have never owned a Corvette or a convertible. Some of you have probably heard me joke that someday I might have to combine the two.

Well, about a decade or so ago I left a note in a mailbox at a house where a Corvette convertible had long been siting in the driveway under a tarp.

Never heard a word about it.

Eventually, the car disappeared and I wondered what became of it.

So, a few days ago I get a phone call...

It's the owner of the Vette wondering if I might still be interested!

We are negotiating.

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Interesting...something kinda like this? (Elkhart Green '72):

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or this?

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Original drivetrain.

Enough details for now?

Interesting...something kinda like this? (Elkhart Green '72):

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Very impressive work, Cubitar!

You are precisely correct!

Condition is another matter, however...

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I like that color. I like how many of the late '60s-early '70s Corvette colors directly or indirectly name-checked racetracks..Elkhart being a reference to Elkhart Lake/Road America, and Monza Red, Monaco Orange, Goodwood Green, LeMans Blue, Can-Am white...

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I saw one year, either 71 or 70, listed "War Bonnet Yellow"... :confused0071:

These are far more appealing than the rubber bumpered versions. There's an Elkhart Gr coupe in my neighborhood- been sittin without moving the 18 years I've lived here....

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I'm doing what I can, DF.

War Bonnet Yellow is a real Corvette color (one I don't care for).

The car I'm looking at has taken a 30 year sleep...

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I'm intrigued. This is probably my favorite of all the classic 'Vettes. Well, except for the 1983. :P

Keep us posted!

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Funny man you are. :P

Speaking of funny, I clicked the image in your signature. Google Chrome keeps it from having the desired effect. :lol:

But yeah, I find pleasure in the notion that there's only one existing Corvette that has the year I was born as its model year. :smilewide:

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Aw man. Very cool. Saddle interior? I hope you can get it. I want to see this thing.

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Aw man. Very cool. Saddle interior? I hope you can get it. I want to see this thing.

Most of the interior is absent, but yes, it was saddle.

Fingers crossed.

Dear God of Corvette clans.

What engine?

350, with a wuss-a-matic

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Oh yeah, without a doubt. That's a LONG time to hold onto something like that. He probably put it on the car's dash and didn't open the car up again until he called you lol.

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I'm intrigued. This is probably my favorite of all the classic 'Vettes. Well, except for the 1983. :P

i used to tease my cousin that if i won the lottery i'd buy everyone in the family am corvette of the year they were born... she was born in 83 hehehe

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i used to tease my cousin that if i won the lottery i'd buy everyone in the family am corvette of the year they were born... she was born in 83 hehehe

haha That is hilarious!

And cletus, I completely agree about the '72s being among the last good looking classic Corvettes.

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