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Dave Hoptak’s rare 1969 Chevelle SS396

by Gary on March 8, 2014

Dave Hoptak’s Fathom Green 1969 Chevelle is one rare SS. See that B pillar? The 2-door sedan body style only available in the Chevelle 300 Deluxe series, and 1969 was the only year you could get the SS396 package on (…)

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Show off your Chevy’s billet grille — you could win a $50 gift certificate

by Gary on January 15, 2014

We love showing off our exclusive line of polished aluminum billet grilles for Impalas, Chevelles, Tri-Fives and Trucks, and you can help by showing off your Chevy — and get a $50 gift certificate if we use your photo. Send us a (…)

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Old Blue — Ron Palmer’s 1966 C10 Custom

by Gary on December 11, 2013

Ron’s story: he restored Old Blue himself in his garage, which his wife renamed Palmers Hot Rod Garage. He built a 388 stroker, full-roller motor with Edelbrock aluminum RPM heads, big 510 lift comp cam, Edelbrock RPM air gap intake, Holley (…)

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Dads and classic Chevys

by Gary on June 13, 2013

Father’s Day is this Sunday. Do you have a picture of you, your Dad and a classic Chevrolet from your past (or present)? Post it to the Facebook page for Impala Bob’s, Bob’s Classic Chevy, Bob’s Chevy Trucks or Bob’s (…)

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Dom and Bonnie Colucci’s 1968 Chevelle COPO Tribute

by Gary on February 25, 2013

Dom and Bonnie Colucci’s 1968 Chevelle is a real sleeper. Under that base Chevelle 300 exterior and poverty caps, there’s a ZZ502 big-block Chevy V8, an M21 4-speed and 12-bolt rear end with 3:55 gears.

Show off your classic Chevy at our spring car shows

by Gary on February 21, 2013

Spring is almost here, and that means it’s time to bring out your classic Chevrolet and show it off! We’re hosting two car shows next month near our Mesa, Arizona headquarters: 1st Annual Mesa Academy PTO Car Show Saturday, March (…)

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Choose your favorite classic Chevy photo from 2012

by Gary on December 31, 2012

We love sharing pictures of classic Chevrolets submitted by our customers, friends and fans, and with 2012 drawing to a close, it’s time to pick your favorites. Vote for your favorite 1964 or older Impala, 1965 or newer Impala, Chevelle, (…)

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Dinah Shore says, “See the USA in your Chevrolet!”

by Gary on August 30, 2012

With the unofficial end of summer this holiday weekend, it’s the perfect time to take Dinah Shore’s advice to see the USA in your Chevrolet.

GR8T PL8TS

by Gary on July 8, 2012

You see all kinds of great custom plates at a classic car show. Some of the most creative are AGD BRBN on a 1950s-era Suburban, JUNKB4 on a ’64 Impala SS and TYRFRYR on a ’68 Camaro. We’ve posted some (…)

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Independence Day Special — The 1974 Spirit of America Impala

by Gary on July 4, 2012

If you remember the mid 1970s, you probably remember what a big deal America’s Bicentennial was. After all, it’s not every day that a country turns 200 years old. So Chevrolet got into the spirit — albeit two years early (…)

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