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Old 04-23-2024, 01:34 PM
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Would you consider a dealer-converted engine swap to be a Super Car even if this may have been the only car they did?

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Old 04-23-2024, 01:41 PM
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I would vote 'yes'. Stripes, decals, and other visuals were really not what made a 'Supercar', it was the engine.
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My vote is a Yes!! Very cool.
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Hell yes especially with documentation.
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Definitely, and I'd love to see the Chevelle in the ad. Anyone have any leads on it or is it a known car?
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I would
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03/18 Thread w/ some Polar info also another Ad from 01/68 for likely the same car, click here…
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Very cool!!!
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I'd go for it!
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I would say yes, as Yenko, Gibb and others, started the supercar movement with dealer conversions. Polar was in my "neighborhood" and was there often looking or buying the occasional part. I never knew of a '68 conversion, but I was only 16 at that time. A HS friend bought an L78 300 Chevelle new there in '69.
The dealership is still there, just went by it a few days ago. I was on a test ride with my family in 1966, as my Dad wanted a Chevelle and we rode in a Marina blue hardtop. No he didn't buy it, he bought an Aztec Bronze hardtop from Champion Chev instead.
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