Goodbye Old Friend

I usually do not get all teary eyed over the loss of an inanimate object but this post is not about just any old thing, this was the loss of an old friend. I sold my 1977 Camaro today and I truly am Sad AF. We had 10 years together, however I have known that car since I was 16 years old. My buddy* in high school got it as his first car, and I told him I wanted it if he ever decided to sell. 10 years ago I got my wish. My family and I went to cruise nights, hit the beach, went to drive in movies, attended the Woodward Dream Cruise and had tons of fun. It was not a grocery getter. This was a muscle car. It had a good old American V8, dual exhaust and 4 barrel carb. It was sweet and I miss it already. It was time to pass it on to someone else, but there will always be a place in my heart for that car. Here is a little post about cars/Camaros. I hope you enjoy.

“..drove my Chevy to the levee, but the levee was dry..” This song mentions Chevy’s and is about Buddy Holly. Good enough for me.

Every time I would turn the key, that Lil’ Camaro would go.

It wasn’t yellow..

..or red..

..but occasionally the full moon would shine off of the hood.

This Chevrolet was the Top…

..I would choose my Chevrolet over any Rolls..

..it was one of the 7 wonders of the world.

Goodbye old friend. You will be missed.

*My buddy’s dad built the engine/transmission etc. for this car and he died this past week, so it was a sign that it was time to sell the car. I had been thinking of selling it for the last few years, but perhaps I held onto it in honour of him. Here’s to you Dave. Thanks for the great work.

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