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Old May 7th, 12, 11:34 AM
thechevellekid thechevellekid is offline
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After a few years looking for the "right" wagon to transport my daughter and wife to car shows, I found one about 20 minutes from my house.

Now, how would a wagon looked if GM built an LS5 SS in 1971. I may have the answer!!!

It will be in my garage tonight!!!!!
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Old May 7th, 12, 12:11 PM
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Welcome to the wagon fold. Looks great.
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Old May 7th, 12, 5:18 PM
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Welcome......like the looks of the Wagon!

Here's my 1972 SS 454 Wagon that was inspired by "what if GM made it"




Got the same kick panels as you do.
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Old May 7th, 12, 5:45 PM
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Love it man!! Great find, and ya "kept the faith" by stayin with the classics.
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Old May 7th, 12, 10:25 PM
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Welcome......like the looks of the Wagon!

Here's my 1972 SS 454 Wagon that was inspired by "what if GM made it"




Got the same kick panels as you do.
Mike, I have seen your Wagon around on the forums....nice job!!!
For a while now, I wanted a wagon built like a SS. They are cool!!!! I will post a few more pictures later.......
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Old May 7th, 12, 10:28 PM
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Great looking wagon! I have often thought that I would be money ahead to get one already done. Apparently I enjoy beating myself up on them.
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Old May 7th, 12, 11:03 PM
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Great looking wagon! I have often thought that I would be money ahead to get one already done. Apparently I enjoy beating myself up on them.
LOL......it is much cheaper to buy 'em done!!! This is the second Chevelle based vehicle that I have bought complete. The first was my El Camino. I still did things to improve the El Camino and I will do the same to the wagon during the winter......
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Old May 14th, 12, 8:55 PM
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Welcome. Great wagon.

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Old May 15th, 12, 4:04 PM
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Thanks Bob....I have been watching your restro post on your wagon. You are a brave man!!!!
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Old May 17th, 12, 5:05 PM
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Nice! Reminds me of mine!
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Old May 19th, 12, 12:00 AM
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NICE WAGON....... The long roofs are a growing bunch. If the 2 door guys start to mess with us, We can circle the wagons and fight-em-off. The " DUKE " always said Wagons YOOOOOooooooooo!
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Old May 20th, 12, 7:57 AM
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Very nice I love that color. I so need to make time for my 65.
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Old May 24th, 12, 2:19 PM
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Always loved the "two-way" tail gate!
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Old May 24th, 12, 5:11 PM
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those thangs are just way groovy......nice
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Old May 24th, 12, 10:55 PM
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Hi Steve, I'm sitting at a High school freshman football meeting the other night and a friend asks me how my wagon project is going? I said ok. He then says my wifes cousin just bought a wagon and begins to show me pictures on his phone of your new ride. (Scott and Kristine Sperbeck) Small world. By the way the wagon looks Awesome. I have a 70 wagon that i'm working on and a 70 ss396 that i have had since 1987. So our chevelle stories are kind of similar. I also like your fathom blue 70. Go Longroofs
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