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Old Feb 14th, 09, 1:52 AM
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Default 67 Chevelle SS427 Baldwin Motion

Pretty cool story about a 67 Chevelle SS L78 Baldwin Motion Conversion
Neat photos as well. Probably the only one in existance...
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Old Feb 14th, 09, 8:30 AM
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Wow! - Shure is in sad shape for being such a rare car - Too bad, I'm sure it will be great once again shortly.

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Old Feb 14th, 09, 8:47 AM
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That is one nasty looking car. Nice stance! Cool story!

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Old Feb 14th, 09, 10:44 AM
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Thanks for posting that link. That is an amazing story of a real rare car.
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Old Feb 14th, 09, 11:58 AM
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I have an old article about that car from one of the old chevelle magazines that the NCOA used to send out when you were a member.
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Old Feb 14th, 09, 2:36 PM
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very cool
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Old Feb 15th, 09, 8:53 AM
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wow,it's pretty cool of the new owner/restorers to try to include the family into this car's restoration and future. makes me want to raise the stance up on my 67
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Old Feb 15th, 09, 9:54 AM
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I was trying to buy that car for many years and have a lot of history on it.
When I first saw it, I found the POP and other paperwork in it and the owner didn't know what a POP was but he knew it was a real Motion car.

here is other thread on it

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Old Feb 15th, 09, 3:40 PM
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Default Re: 67 Chevelle SS427 Baldwin Motion

Hi-Performance Cars magazine,Jan 1969 issue has a real good article with pictures of the car updated with a Tunnel-Ram.Car used a Clutch-Flite automatic trans.Car was set up for A/MP class.Neat article! One picture from the article is aready posted by member sizematters.
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Old Feb 16th, 09, 8:35 PM
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That 67 is significant in many ways...At the very least, that car makes one re-consider the "SS427" Chevelles that have been dismissed as fake...
Maby a little research could have proven one of those "fake" SS427 to indeed be a real, rare and desirable hi-po dealership conversion...

I say keep an open mind...I'm quite sure that this 67 motion isn't the only real hi-po dealership conversion...that is, as it pertains to 66, 67 Chevelles





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Old Feb 17th, 09, 3:27 AM
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Default Re: 67 Chevelle SS427 Baldwin Motion

the chevelle with jersey plates looks familiar.... i think i seen it at a local car show by me...

is the owner on this forum?
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Old Feb 17th, 09, 8:14 AM
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The picture below the 66 is that of the Motion Chevelle! Got any more you'd like to share? I also think you are right about many other cars getting a "Hi Perf" treatment from the dealerships.If you had the money they'd fix it how ever you wanted.
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Old Feb 17th, 09, 11:20 AM
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It is always good to keep an open mind but also good to have documentation.

The 67 Motion Chevelle is well documented by the 1967 magazine articles that the 427 engine was installed by Motion Performance
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Hey Rick...I met up with you and Kevin at Vettefest a few years ago when Kevin brought the Yenko wagon there and you had your Smokey Yunick Vega there as well...

You did a killer job on both cars! Say hi to Kevin for me

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Originally Posted by 66 L78 ragtop View Post
Pretty cool story about a 67 Chevelle SS L78 Baldwin Motion Conversion
Neat photos as well. Probably the only one in existance...
Compliments of the supercar website!
http://www.yenko.net/ubbthreads/show...e/0#Post333319
i remember that car,the car i now own was bought new at Austin Chevrolet by my late cousin in dec.1966.by 1969 when the 396/350 wiped out the cam my cousin,then a line mechanic and close friends with the parts manager swapped in a L-72 slid in a L-88 cam topped with the imfamous 950 3-bbl.mind you this car was factory ordered with 4:56's.made loads of money on the street before going b/mp racing.all said and done i know the factory never built them but in tune dealers certainly did. during my restoring my car back in the late 80's i saw what wes left of the Mason chevelle and thought abgoing for a loan.coulda shoulda had two.hope that car returns to the street soon.
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