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Old 04-04-2019, 11:14 PM
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Love hearing these stories! Nice detective work Bentley
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Wow - way to go Bentley! Congrats to those involved.
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Way to go Bentley - great detective work! Looking forward to hearing more about it.
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Super news, big congrats!!!
How many existing Queen City L72 Camaros are known?

~ Pete

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I know of another QC COPO that is still hanging out in the 2nd owner's garage where it's been since '70 or '71.
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Tin Soldier Racecars Dad knows that car well Richard Perniciaro. His buddy bob drove it to high school.
man, that must have been some parking lot!

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Rich, Doubt Ron knows. We kept it pretty hush. You guys are the first unveiling.
And yes, it would be great to get the two cars together...and I am sure it can be arranged in the future.
It would be great if these 3 consecutive body number cars and Tin Soldier could be together at the Super Car Reunion..there will be magazine coverage there. I know Jason has a family reunion that same weekend.
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Back in the late 90ís I was at my cousins house in Batavia and his friend stopped by to visit. We started talking about the cars we owned back in the 70ís and this guy told a story about Queen City.
One Saturday morning in 1969 his girlfriend called and asked if heíd go to Queen City and help her pick out a new Camaro. Her dad was buying her a new car for graduation present. As they talked to the salesman he spotted these 8 or 10 stripped down plain Camaros with bubble hoods. He asked the salesman about those cars and he said you donít need one of those they are factory built race cars with the big motors in them. He said they were different colors and a few had automatic transmissions. All of them had painted wheels and little round hub caps.
His girlfriend bought a 350 car and drove it for many years around Clermont County.
Ohio has always been a hotbed for muscle cars and Iím sure thereís still Copo cars sitting in garages untouched for many years.
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It would be great if these 3 consecutive body number cars and Tin Soldier could be together at the Super Car Reunion..there will be magazine coverage there. I know Jason has a family reunion that same weekend.
I'm always willing to be a "foster parent" since mine is in a million pcs.
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Seeing that ad from QC Chevrolet and the discovery of 3 with consecutive order/ trim tag no.'s makes me wonder. Is it possible QC ordered a batch of 10 COPO's, and that there are 10 out there that are numbered consecutively, 3 of which have now been discovered?
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Back in the late 90ís I was at my cousins house in Batavia and his friend stopped by to visit. We started talking about the cars we owned back in the 70ís and this guy told a story about Queen City.
One Saturday morning in 1969 his girlfriend called and asked if heíd go to Queen City and help her pick out a new Camaro. Her dad was buying her a new car for graduation present. As they talked to the salesman he spotted these 8 or 10 stripped down plain Camaros with bubble hoods. He asked the salesman about those cars and he said you donít need one of those they are factory built race cars with the big motors in them. He said they were different colors and a few had automatic transmissions. All of them had painted wheels and little round hub caps.
His girlfriend bought a 350 car and drove it for many years around Clermont County.
Ohio has always been a hotbed for muscle cars and Iím sure thereís still Copo cars sitting in garages untouched for many years.
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There are still a couple I'm aware of in the Cinci area, one yellow Yenko too in Brown County. I lived next to Mike from about 1977 to late 90's who owns the 10-10 COPO mentioned here. Rode in the car a few times, and watched it weekly when Mike used to drive it frequently and hang gears up the street. With 5.13's in it, it was a terror. We used to hang at the cruises together as well as the Pumpkin Run. Some very funny stories with that car. Mike even let me borrow the original cowl air cleaner from his car to run on my chevelle for years, he liked the dual snorkel on his better. One of the nicest guys you'd ever want to meet.
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