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Old 12-22-2005, 10:41 AM   #1
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Default 67 L88 on ebay

Has this one been posted yet?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1967-...QQcmdZViewItem

Just saw it on there. It looks really sharp!!!

Let's wait and see what this one goes for. Just wish I had hit the lottery lately, with all the nice cars that have been put up for auction.
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Old 12-22-2005, 10:51 AM   #2
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two things come to my mind as I look at the car.

1. who in their right mind would sell an L-88 on eBay if it was REAL??!!

2. Is it me or does that stamp pad look to "perfect" - too straight and even and all numbers and letters perfectly in line with each other. Real factory stampings weren't done that carefully I thought. I don't claim to know much about stamp pads though so it will be interesting to see what others have to say about it
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Old 12-22-2005, 10:52 AM   #3
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Warning Will Robinson.....

That one has been on eBay before.... "Most numbers match"...... is a clear tip off that it is NOT a real L-88......
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Old 12-22-2005, 11:06 AM   #4
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two things come to my mind as I look at the car.

1. who in their right mind would sell an L-88 on eBay if it was REAL??!!

2. Is it me or does that stamp pad look to "perfect" - too straight and even and all numbers and letters perfectly in line with each other. Real factory stampings weren't done that carefully I thought. I don't claim to know much about stamp pads though so it will be interesting to see what others have to say about it
See, I was wondering the same thing on both points. Especially that engine pad, those numbers look perfect!
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Old 12-22-2005, 11:18 AM   #5
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When this car was on the forum before, someone mentioned that the car was actually one of a group purchase of 12 Vettes by the Shriners. As the VIN #'s were in that group purchase range.....
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Old 12-22-2005, 11:24 AM   #6
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When this car was on the forum before, someone mentioned that the car was actually one of a group purchase of 12 Vettes by the Shriners. As the VIN #'s were in that group purchase range.....
why yes it is. so that means it is white with blue inteiror, with a 327/300 M20. jsut sent him a question.

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Old 12-22-2005, 11:32 AM   #7
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When this car was on the forum before, someone mentioned that the car was actually one of a group purchase of 12 Vettes by the Shriners. As the VIN #'s were in that group purchase range.....

Ohhh yeah, I remember that now. This is the same car? Very interesting....
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Old 12-22-2005, 11:32 AM   #8
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Broach marks - some of the pro's can look at the pad and tell if it has the appearance of an unmolested factory stamp. When the block was pushed through the machine that decks it ( I think?) it left particular swirl marks on the pad that most mom and pop machine shops cannot reproduce.
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I thought all 20 of the 67 L-88's were documented and accounted for yes no??
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I thought all 20 of the 67 L-88's were documented and accounted for yes no??
not that I know of. the old joke is they 20 chevy made 30 are accounted for and documented
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This car was at the Barrett Jackson a few years ago and brought big money until the guys couldn't provide the documentation that he said he had....it resold the next day for much less. Not sure if any of you guys that have 67s have your window sticker and such but my dad still has the origianl window sticker and a letter from GM from when he ordered it and we were looking at them today and they both list the dealer address with a 2 digit zip code???? His is from Denver, CO and just listd the zip as 19.......any other ideas on this?
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here is what he wrote back to me
You do not have any records/documentation on any 67 or older corvettes sold at Anderson Chev because they do not exist. I have personaly been to Wahoo & discused this with the owners son (who was 10 years old in 67) who showed me a list of vin #,s on corvettes they had sold & that is all they have! If you have documented proof to the contary lets see it.
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He actually posted your question and his answer on eBay as well.
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I can't believe he answered the email and left it on the eBay site....

"1967 Corvette L-88 convertable 1 of 20 built(Not Yenko)"

Taken from his eBay listing..... what the hell does "Not Yenko" mean....

Only thing I can think of is not "Yenko-ing your chain"....
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I thought all 20 of the 67 L-88's were documented and accounted for yes no??
Yes, VIN's are known. This is not one of them. This car has been for sale for years. Started life as a small block. Well known with collectors.
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here is what he wrote back to me
You do not have any records/documentation on any 67 or older corvettes sold at Anderson Chev because they do not exist. I have personaly been to Wahoo & discused this with the owners son (who was 10 years old in 67) who showed me a list of vin #,s on corvettes they had sold & that is all they have! If you have documented proof to the contary lets see it.
The guy is in defensive mode because he knows full well the car is a fake, and has been trying to unload it as an L-88 for years with no success. G.L. Anderson (owner of the dealership when the Shriner cars were ordered and delivered) posts regularly on the NCRS Board, and has ALL the Shriner Corvette records, including this one.
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According to the Corvette Fever magazine just recently out it said that there were 16 of the 20 67 L-88's documented Not 30
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The guy is in defensive mode because he knows full well the car is a fake, and has been trying to unload it as an L-88 for years with no success. G.L. Anderson (owner of the dealership when the Shriner cars were ordered and delivered) posts regularly on the NCRS Board, and has ALL the Shriner Corvette records, including this one.
I remember reading the old threads about it now. I am wondering how the car was represented to him (the current owner)? Just curious. I always wonder if you follow it back, who would be the person that cloned it or changed it?
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"1967 Corvette L-88 convertable 1 of 20 built(Not Yenko)"

Taken from his eBay listing..... what the hell does "Not Yenko" mean....

Only thing I can think of is not "Yenko-ing your chain"....
It's so that anyone punching Yenko in to the search engine gets the pleasure of seeing his listing. I'm not sure what his reasoning is on this one though. As an example, I have seen listing such as 65 Corvette not 63,63,64,66,67. More exposure, I guess. Personally, I find it quite annoying.

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I remember reading the old threads about it now. I am wondering how the car was represented to him (the current owner)? Just curious. I always wonder if you follow it back, who would be the person that cloned it or changed it?
And if you did follow it back...would they admit they were the ones?

I am not against the people that do these "clones" and if it is well done thats great....BUT....don't try and pass it off as a "real" one. I am still interested in what happened with the sale of the "L88 Tanker" 67 that sold on eBay a few months ago for $850,000...that was an absolutly gorgeous car and well done but with all the info I read here on the forum about that car is that it was a TOTAL fake. I really wonder if these are REAL bids people are putting on these cars or if they are SHILL bidding, although the $850,000 met reserve so if it was SHILL bidding the seller would have had to pay a sellers fee. You would think that these people bidding on these supposed REAL L88 cars would do a little homework. I guess thats what is great about the Corvette community...it seems we are all pretty tight knit and someone seems to always know the true story behind some of the clones that are trying to be passed off as the real deal.
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