I bet there’s no one that’ll be celebrating this Fourth of July weekend more than George Talley, and rightfully so. The GM retiree’s 1979 Corvette was stolen 33 years ago, but Talley was recently reunited with his long-lost friend at General Motors’ world headquarters in Detroit.
Last week George Talley received a call informing him that his 1979 Corvette that was stolen 33 years ago in Detroit had been found in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
America is about living large, and if you drive a Corvette with a 454, you’re basically driving an exemplification of what America is all about.
$20 million in greenbacks sitting inside the safe of my choosing is definitely worth more to me than $20 million floating in space. Apple pie à la mode is worth significantly more to my taste buds than apple pie paired only with a plate. One look at this week’s Wednesday wallpaper, and suddenly the equation “1 + 1 = 3″ begins making a lot more sense. Don’t be surprised if your computer desktop whispers, “I’m extra worthy” after you plaster these ‘Vettes and jets on your computer screen for the week. I mean, “‘Vettes and jets” — the combo even rhymes, so you know it was meant to be.
So what happens when the guys from Motor Trend’s “Roadkill” show get their hands on a 1975 Corvette Stingray in need of a lot of work? Well, one pretty crazy adventure.