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Mecum Auction in Indianapolis - May 16-21, 2017 (1/4)
 3/9/17 11:16pm
NorskyLifetime Member
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Twin Lakes, CO - USA

Vette(s):
SOLD - "The Toy" - 1970 Convertible
SOLD - "The Beast" - 1990 ZR-1 (#682)
"BLKBRRD" - 1978 Trans Am, 400ci/225hp, 4 spd, Black w/black interior, Hurst t-tops


Joined: 1/23/2002
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Wonder what these two will bring?



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1978 CHEVROLET CORVETTE PACE CAR EDITION

L82/220 HP V-8, 4-Speed, 42 Miles
The First Pace Car Edition Available to the Public
With a mere 42 miles since new, this 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car Edition from the Bob McDorman Collection is one of the lowest-mileage examples in existence. A landmark year for the Chevrolet Corvette, 1978 marked its 25th year of production....READ MORE

1978 CHEVROLET CORVETTE PACE CAR EDITION

L82/220 HP V-8, 4-Speed, 52 Miles
The Last Pace Car Edition Produced
Contrasting its bookend stablemate, the first 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car Edition offered for sale to the public, this is the last of that historically significant model produced. Its serial number, 1Z8748S906502, signifies it as such: No. 6,502 of 6,502 built. By 1978, the year of its Silver Anniversary, the Corvette had risen significantly in price as customer demand increased for more optional extras....READ MORE


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Re: Mecum Auction in Indianapolis - May 16-21, 2017 (2/4)
 5/24/17 8:53am
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Bolivar, MO - USA

Vette(s):
1978 Indy Pace Car 4851 of 6502, Auto, L-48


Joined: 6/20/2005
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I know the guy who won the last pace car but didn't ask him what he got it for. This car was actually his father's car at one time and he brought it back to the family.

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"Keep up the Pace"

Re: Mecum Auction in Indianapolis - May 16-21, 2017 (3/4)
 5/26/17 1:05am
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Bolivar, MO - USA

Vette(s):
1978 Indy Pace Car 4851 of 6502, Auto, L-48


Joined: 6/20/2005
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Pace Car number 0003, the first pace car made available to the general public sold for 70k and 6502 the last pace car made sold for 120k

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MARK
LIFETIME MEMBER #117

Click here to see my new friend P-Racer
"Keep up the Pace"

Re: Mecum Auction in Indianapolis - May 16-21, 2017 (4/4)
 5/26/17 7:28am
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Scottsdale, AZ - USA

Vette(s):
1981 Corvette Two-Tone Claret color, 4 spd, C7 Vert


Joined: 5/23/2007
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Two bidders wanted that last one awful badly!  

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      Only 30 years together
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