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Old 01-20-2019, 09:06 AM
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Hello, all. I am currently from Kentucky, and have recently acquired a 1975 L-82 4 speed coupe. Most of it is numbers matching, save for the carb (80s GMC) and the Dukes of Hazzard wheels. I really wasn't looking for one, but it came up as a reasonable trade. One of the funnest things is finding out that it's the least desirable Corvette year EVER, according to Edmunds...they even used the term "lugubrious". Lucky for me, I got 10 more blazing horsepower than the base model!

I got the car from Hot Springs, AR. It was allegedly once owned by a first cousin to Chill Bill...and, it's obviously blue. The only thing I could reasonably name this car would be "Monica".

Here's a couple of pics of this bottled lightning. Plans are to restore it to an original-ish state that I can feel confident will be a lot of fun and have a little bit of *****. I'm looking forward to one day taking this to the road course across from the Bowling Green factory and making a fool out of myself. I'm more excited than I should be about this thing...

Not really sure why the pics are so small. It's a lot bigger in real life.

Thanks for having me here. Hope I can add a little something to the wealth of knowledge, albeit mostly sarcasm and wisecracks.

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You bought a good ride! Nothing wrong with a 75! Plenty of parts out there. Good Luck
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Somehow a middle-aged woman having a public temper-tantrum like a spoiled little brat truly exemplifies the libbie jackass mentality.
Taking a SWAG, I'd wager she is well to the Left on the Bell Curve...
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