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11/5/15 10:22pm - Original Message: 'Lost a really good one today....'
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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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 George Barris.... 


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11/6/15 6:19am - Reply: 'Re: Lost a really good one today....'
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WEST SENECA, NY - USA

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1981 Blue Ice Met. w/pearl ghost flames TKO500 5speed. LS1 Swap 3.45 Dana 44.

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Sad to lose another automotive legend. Cry

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GEN III 5.7L "LS6" Engine swap
TKO500 5 spd.
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'69 "N11" Sidepipes
Borgeson Steering Box
Born 8/1981
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11/6/15 12:51pm - Reply: 'Re: Lost a really good one today....'
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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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We(Mama & I) met George and his son one time at a local car show. He was gracious enough to sign a die-cast car for me, and gave us an autographed pic of him with "K.I.T.T", the Night Rider car. We talked for quit a while, then he insisted on having a pic taken of us with him. The pic was for him...not us. One of the most down to earth celebrities I've ever met....and just a really kewl guy. Unhappy

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11/7/15 1:16pm - Reply: 'Re: Lost a really good one today....'
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Gig Harbor, WA - USA

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1973 L82 4 Speed Coupe - Very original, well documented driver/survivor. 2016 Bend Regional NCRS Top Flight.

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Hey Joel, thanks for posting. I heard the tail end of something this morning on the radio and they mentioned the Batmobile. Cool article, he bought the the Lincoln Futura for $1 and sold the Batmobile $4.6 mil !!

I also hadn't known that his brother Sam died in '67. I've read a lot about their earlier work and wonder what the pair would have done if Sam had lived longer.

For those of you into Barris and other early customs, here's a site I stumbled upon about a month ago. Lots of stuff on Sam and George including the fire at their early Compton location.

It's amazing to me that these old photos still exist and someone has taken the time to catalog them and post them to the net. Don't ask me what a "Fotki" is !!??


Hope the link works !!

 


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