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Old 10-11-2017, 09:16 PM
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Default hello to all, i am new on here.

hello. just joined
I am Kevin. live in the Kansas city area.
I currently own 3 older Pontiacs, a 77 grand prix that my parents bought new, its brown, and had it repainted, a 79 Trans Am 10th anniversary edition, had painted , new decals this year, and a 98 Firebird I bought new. I used to own a 68 chevelle in college, but like a fool, sold it in 1979 since it didn't have air cond. and the 327 was on its last leg. I bought my brothers 73 Malibu 350 that had air, it was a 2 door green colonnade. it was slower than a 7 year itch. I also have a 13 Camaro convertible.
anyway, been researching chevelles, particularly 69 models, and finding them to be really expensive if running and not totally junk just for non ss models. I am surprised at what some folks want for these cars. trying to stay within the 10K to 11K range for a 350 Malibu or SS clone. I did find some cheaper decent cars but they had either green or red interiors, which kind of limits a person on outside paint color. a couple I have seen for around the 13K to 15K range.
shoot , I bought my 79 T/A last year, didn't pay but 11K for a decent running car with decent interior too. just needed paint/and decals and tires .

anyway, hello to you all out there. I enjoyed reading about these cars and if I find one someday, that's great, if I don't, well that's ok too as I don't really need another car. but a couple of car shows this summer, it seems the Camaros and chevelles always pull in the awards.

I may join a local chevelle club. I was wondering if there was a national chevelle organization that exists like POCI for Pontiacs. I belong to the Pontiac national club in addition to a local club too.

this seems like a great forum. I belong to Trans Am country online and those guys know their TA like I have never seen. I also belong to a Camaro 5th generation forum too.

so, I joined this forum for learning and listening to all the experts on here too.

anyway, long winded here, but hello and I look forward to reading and learning here!
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Old 10-11-2017, 09:29 PM
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the 73-velle is a nice riding cruiser??
do you have any interest in el camino's?
they are usually more economical purchases...
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Old 10-12-2017, 06:02 AM
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Welcome ,If you decide you need another T/A I have an 81 Im going to let go ,been in dry storage last 20 something years .Yes the Chevelle's prices can be pretty crazy .
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Old 10-12-2017, 02:16 PM
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Welcome Kevin. I've had my Chevelle since 2004. So don't really know what current prices are. Good luck with your search. Not a fun job but you can always change the interior color.
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Old 10-12-2017, 02:34 PM
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Welcome Kevin,

Yes the prices are up and thanks to auctions houses around the country, most think they can get that price. The one National Chevelle club around the Country was A.C.E.S. (American Chevelle Enthusiasts Society), has been gone now for 6 years at least. No support by the Chevelle community, which is also the same in our area for Chevelle club that was in Oregon. Mid-America Chevelle club is in Merriam, Kansas and others on your part of the U.S.
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Old 10-12-2017, 08:20 PM
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thanks for the replies. I tried to find ACES online, and it appears it not active anymore. yes, the mid American chevelle club here locally meets monthly too.
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Old 10-14-2017, 01:18 PM
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/1969-Chevrol....c100010.m2109
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thanks for the replies. I tried to find ACES online, and it appears it not active anymore. yes, the mid American chevelle club here locally meets monthly too.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/1969-Chevrol....c100010.m2109
maybe this one is interesting
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Correct like said above ACES no longer exists.
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so, are there any national chevelle clubs anymore then? I belong to P.O.C.I., which is a national organization for Pontiac/Oakland cars.
it offers a wealth of information, and they have yearly week long conventions.

another question: is for some reason , the 1969 chevelle, maybe the 1970 the most popular and hence, the most expensive to get into? seems looking online, the 71 and 72 models (I know about the H.P. reduction back then) are cheaper too.

was curious.
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