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Posted By: Dick Johnson
Posted On: Tuesday July 28, 2020 at 12:42 PM
 
Message:
I have had three Vega GT's and never had a problem with one of them.
They were fun to drive but here is one that didn't make it home, this one wasn't one of mine.


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The late, lamented Chevy Vega by John Kuvakas #49458Moderator
In the beginning, 96% of the Vegas produced were still on the road, the rest made it home. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #49458.1Moderator
LOL. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #49458.1.1
Lol. I'm surprised it was that many made it home. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #49458.1.2
But maybe not under their own power Jack. (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #49458.1.2.1
The Vega has a great frontal crash rating… The tow truck usually absorbs most of the impact. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #49458.2Moderator
Ha! I crack my self up! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #49458.2.1Moderator
I shouldn't laugh about this. I did my best to steer my grandparents away from buying one. Well, at by Steve Jakubczak #49458.2.1.1
Lamented ?? Lol, I don't think so ! One definition is 'an expression of grief or sorrow'. Umm, by Steve Jakubczak #49458.2.1.1.1
I had a 74 Pinto with the 2.3L engine for my work; it was a great & dependable by Jack Dodds #49458.2.1.1.2
Lol.... I guess I was lucky as it was all flat land where I drove. (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #49458.2.1.1.2.1
But I do recall a few intances with speed bumps !! lol (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #49458.2.1.1.2.1.1
Lol....perfect! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #49458.2.2
Great gas mileage for the same tow truck reason I suppose..... (EOM) by Jack Dodds #49458.2.3
The 350 conversion done properly was quite a beast though! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #49458.3
I almost bought one when just out of the service in 1971- by Robert Kroupa #49458.4
In my book I'd consider the Maverick a very nice upgrade. (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #49458.4.1
Actually wish I still had the Maverick- by Robert Kroupa #49458.4.2
That does sound nice. (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #49458.4.2.1
Saw this yesterday. I follow his YT channel (The History Guy) by Al Dorado #49458.5
I have had three Vega GT's and never had a problem with one of them. by Dick Johnson #49458.6
Lucky for you Dick :) (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #49458.6.1
Very, very interesting John..post more of these items. (EOM) by Rand Anderson #49458.7
I also owned 3 Vegas. PICS - this one was my favorite. by Andy Sixsmith #49458.8
You sure that wasn't Rand in his Fiero :) (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #49458.8.1
That's a great looking car. It must have been awesome! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #49458.8.2Moderator
Now you're talkin'..... (EOM) by Jack Dodds #49458.8.3




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