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Published on May 22, 2016
Bill Grumpy Jenkins' 1970-1/2 427 Pro Stock Camaro at Mecum Indy 2016 Auction, NO SALE at $285,000!
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On Friday, May 20, 2016 Bill Grumpy Jenkins' fully-restored1970-1/2 427 Pro Stock Camaro went on the block at the 2016 Mecum Indy Auction.
Expectations were very high and the auctioneer SERIOUSLY worked the crowd. Bidding stalled at $285,000, so The Bid Goes On!
Here are the car's details... - 1970 1/2 Camaro Grumpy's Toy VIII Pro Stock - Featured on the cover of Hot Rod in July 1970 - 4 page feature in Hot Rod named Bill Jenkins' Super Toy - Driven by Grumpy Jenkins and Dave Strickler in 1971 - Leased to Bruce Larsen in 1972 and later sold to Richie Zul - Richie Zul won the NHRA Summernationals in 1974 - Documented with a letter from Grumpy Jenkins - Autographed by Bill 'Grumpy' Jenkins - Professionally restored to the specifications outlined in Hot Rod - Featured in multiple magazines since the restoration - Invited to the 2005 York U.S. 30 Dragway Reunion - 512-casting 427 CI block - Aluminum heads - Borg Warner T-10S 4-speed - Holley 750 CFM double pumper carbs - Weiand tunnel ram intake - GM 12 bolt rear end - Cragar SS wheels - Sold on bill of sale
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