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Default Joe's (X66 714) 1969 SS 396 Camaro "The life & times of X66 714"

Hi Bruce.

Here are a few starter pictures & my story.
Thank you for taking a look, Joe


In spring of 1981, after trying to purchase this car for the last 2 years, I was finally able to acquire it. A 1969 Camaro SS396 with yellow interior. On the previous day I had spoken with the owner about the cost. He ask me what I thought & I told him, because of some of the problems I would give him 1,300.00. He said he was thinking 1,500.00. We agreed on 1,400.00. The next day my friend Jim & I jumped into my 1968 Z/28 & headed out to purchase the car. When we got there the owner had pulled aside three 14x6 rally wheels with F70x14 white pin striped tires & also a beautiful yellow front bumper. The owner says "if you don't want any of this stuff I'll throw it out". My next question was why the bumper wasn't on the car? He says he likes chrome better. I loaded up everything, fired up the 396 & we drove it home. Never really thought much of the car as my plans were to take the interior & the tilt column to build a 69 Z/28.

The car turned out to be a very interesting Camaro. It had the 325hp 396, Th400, p/s, console, tach/gauges, tilt a/c, parchment vinyl top, rear antenna, deluxe seat belts, tinted glass, custom yellow interior & special front bumper. Today I believe the car might've been a dealer demo. It was built August 28th, 1969. Sold new at O'Rielly Chevrolet in Tucson Arizona on July 29th, 1970.

I'm the 3rd owner & when I purchased it, the odometer showed 83k. I restored it once & it now has 157k, so I'm restoring it again...the right way...hopefully.

More to come (Joe will add the restoration pics as he progresses!)



Thanks for looking,


Joe




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