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Just thought I'd share these with you. Went with a customer of mine to day to look at this 23,000mile 1966 Coupe. 427/450 HP. Blue on blue, matching number car.He bought it( for less than we paid for ours). Very nice car, but I'd still rather the ZO6 :D

lost the picture. see next post.Sorry :roll:
 

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Here it is!:cool:
 

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Hard to believe they are still out there. That Big Block with the side pipes sure sounded nice:D
 

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Here is one more "tease". Stopped by a friend of mine's shop, and he is building this for a customer. Around $18,500.00 for the Body/ Chassis.The chassis uses all C4 stuff. Very nice glass work, and a very strong 4 inch round tube chassis. Maybe my next project after my 33 Willys is done!( if I live long enough, and can stay in the shop and stop driving my ZO6! ;) )
 

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SMFCPACFP Nice pictures of your Black ZO6. Too bad about the damage to the rear. Looks like just the rear 1/4 panel and rear facia. Could have been a lot worse. I see you race motorcycles. You guys are fearless. Have a good holiday. Baron
 

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Baron,

Love them rat powered vettes!:cheers: :cheers:
 

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Barron, I had a new 66 450 but it was a maroon vert. Very fast cars with just a little tweeking. I like my Z06 more but I would like to be 20 again.:D Ric
 

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Here's a 66' with a 502 Big Block Crate Engine. This was at show that Frank and I attended in early Nov. Super sweet and quick.

 

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My 66 BB Coupe.

Up until the time I bought my ZO6, this was my favorite car.( Sold in in 1987....Divorced.Keep the house, sell the car!:-? )This car looked good, sounded great( 402/L88 solid cam,factory sidepipes,and FAST :D) I have missed it until the ZO6. The one thing I do like better about the 66 though,is the sound of the exhaust. It said " Don't even try it! ":lol: :lol: :lol:
 

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GMBLACK3 Great pictures. Looks like the BB got it's doors blown off( big time). Some nice shots of the two body styles together. :)

Powershifter. Always wanted a 427 Maroon Coupe/black stinger stripe. Great color. Love the hoods on the 66 BB. And, maybe not 20, but 30 ;)
 

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Barron, the guy that he bought the car from some 12 years ago, just happen to be drving by when we "let it happen" We went down to his house a few days later. He asked my friend if he had changed the points recently. My friend said, "I have not changed the points since I bought this car from you." My friend said the BB would pull strong up to 4500rpm and not much after that. I believed the points/tuneup would have help him, but not enough.

The prior owner had a Chevelle 454 auto that was bored out to 466 or something. He was waiting for a new cam, so it was tore down a bit. Said he runs 7.8 in the 1/8 mile. He had a custom pearl white paint job on it. 3" exhaust all the way back. Looked very fast. I think he would have taken me in the Z06.
 

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Shedding tears here...

This really hurts guys...
I had a black '66, 427cubes, 425 hp convert w/ the hard top plus the factory side exhaust and factory knock off wheels. This was May of '67 and my wife somehow was 8 1/2 months PG...(still looking for that mailman)...we hit some railroad tracks and she damn near delivered on the spot. This was child #2 and we were still in an apartment...time for a house and the Vette had to go..it hurts to this day and my son, who arrived 2 weeks later still thinks he was the cause of me getting rid of the Vette...a little remorse from your youngest is good!
Am curious as the the 450hp bit though. I thought the '66 had a top hp of 425...they came w/ a 435 in '67.
What a fun ride that was.
 

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The early ones were 450 HP and later switched to 425HP. Same motor, cam ,carb etc. Just a different rating to keep the Insurance Companys happy. If we all kept all the cars we should have, we would have WAY too many cars( For me,I'm certain!) :eek:
 
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