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5/31/09 10:28pm - Original Message: '1974: It was a Very Bad Year'
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74 coupe 4 speed 350, 54K actual miles, all original; paint, interior, engine, split bumper. #'s match. 2nd owner, no stress cracks.

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Say it ain't soCry. say it ain't soCry.... my poor 74Wink.
Car Lust: 1974: It Was A Very Bad Year


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6/1/09 6:56am - Reply: '1974: It was a Very Bad Year'
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Duncanville, TX - USA

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#1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/ Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight" #2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas

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Oh...it's SO alright... I was there...I even remember parts of it...
The good thing is, Eric Clapton's "461 Ocean Blvd" came out that year...a fitting return for a guitar genius.


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6/1/09 7:08am - Reply: '1974: It was a Very Bad Year'
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Man...............Steve...................you're make-in us all feel bad.......

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6/1/09 7:22am - Reply: '1974: It was a Very Bad Year'
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I don't feel so bad... still love my 74.Cool
The main reason I bought it was because it was in real good condition and the last of the "no cats".
And has plenty of power for me.  Just thought it was an interesting article.  And you gotta admit, some truth in it.

Well, I just heard on the radio, GM filled bankruptcy.  Interesting times we live in.Wink


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6/1/09 11:25am - Reply: '1974: It was a Very Bad Year'
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Wichita, KS - USA

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2005 Daytona Sunset Orange Coupe ----------- Sold 1974 T-top, 4 spd to BillKS

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Don't care what they say, I still love my 74, its still a Corvette.  Hug  Horsepower is nice and if its not hot enough ya can always do some upgrades on the engine, etc.  Most of us don't do a lot of racing anyway. 
 
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6/1/09 10:19pm - Reply: '1974: It was a Very Bad Year'
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1979 Corvette Coupe Corvette Light Blue Midnight Blue interior Mirrored Glass T-tops

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Hey, 74 was a good year because I graduated from high school! All I wanted was a new 'Cuda. Never did get one though. Good times!
 
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6/3/09 1:41pm - Reply: '1974: It was a Very Bad Year'
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Freed from the burden of having to sustain underperforming nameplates, such as Saab and Hummer, GM should become lighter on its feet. It could also become … well, kind of chic.


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6/3/09 7:02pm - Reply: '1974: It was a Very Bad Year'
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I don't care how "chic" it becomes, just so long as they keep producing good cars like the Corvette.    Thumbs Up
 
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