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Those Were The Day's, Me and My 1959 & 1992 Corvette

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Chevrolet Corvette28 of 301978 Corvette Silver Anniversary Sale Brochure1963-1967 Chevy Corvette Gear Shift Knob
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Posted 7 years ago

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Back in 1964 I had just gotten out of the Army and cashed in all those saving bonds the military required you to buy. I bought a Inca silver 1959 Corvette that had a 283 ci 270 hp, 2x4's carburetor, 4 speed. One of the first things I did was remove the Corvette wheel covers and put on the "in thing" spinner hubs caps. I bought the 1992 Vet in 1998 from a good friend who took great care in owning this car.


  1. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 7 years ago
    Thanks, kerry10456, officialfuel, oilman514
  2. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 7 years ago
    Thanks chevy59, vontrike, scottvez
  3. vanskyock24 vanskyock24, 7 years ago
    tom do you still have it
  4. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 7 years ago
    Thanks Pop
  5. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 7 years ago
    Thanks everyone for your comments
  6. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 7 years ago
    Thanks Mark and UltimateCollector
  7. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 7 years ago
    Thank you mtg75
  8. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 7 years ago
    PostRetro, Thanks for your commet
  9. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 7 years ago
    Thank you cocacolafan
  10. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 7 years ago
    Thank you Stonie
  11. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 6 years ago
    PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, As you can see I have posted your photoshop of my 1959 Corvette. great job what a difference. Thank you
  12. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 6 years ago
    Thank you packrat-place
  13. kerry10456 kerry10456, 6 years ago
    Phil has done a fine job on this one, still love the vettes
  14. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 6 years ago
    Thank you kerry10456, phill has done some nice photoshop on several other posts.
  15. kerry10456 kerry10456, 6 years ago
    I've seen the one on Pops, Mani and yours now, he's got some talent for sure.
  16. pickrknows pickrknows, 6 years ago
    Another '59 vette lover!! Gotta love the old glass w/class!
    Sweet ride, I feel your pain for gettin rid of her! Me too!
  17. petey petey, 5 years ago
    Can't believe I missed this one !
  18. Lisa-lighting Lisa-lighting, 5 years ago
    Love the silver one. The newer ones just don't come close do they? Not that I know a single thing about these. I just love the look of the early one.
  19. Wendling Wendling, 5 years ago
    Wow! two great cars, lucky you,and you took good care of them.
  20. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 5 years ago
    Lisa-lighting, my first love was the 1959 Corvette. different time in my life when I owned that vette. I was 22 years old, single and the Army life was behind me.
    I use to cruise Hollywood Blvd or hang out at the A &W Root Beer Drive-Inn on Hawthorne Blvd in Hawthorne, CA. Many of the vette owner would meet up at A&W and head out to Hollywood together.
  21. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 5 years ago
    Thank you Wendling for your very nice comments.
  22. SEAN68 SEAN68, 5 years ago
    Tom !! I bet you were a lady killer with that car!!! picking up all the chicks!!!
  23. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 5 years ago
    SEAN68, It did help
  24. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 5 years ago
    Thank you for your love valentino97, NicoleJerelen
  25. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
  26. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 2 years ago
    Thank you Nicefice
  27. Nicefice, 2 years ago
    You are Very Welcome ttomtucker!! Always a pleasure to compliment a fellow Corvette enthusiast :)
  28. buckethead buckethead, 2 years ago
    Love the '59
  29. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 11 months ago
    Glad you loved the fixes I did, hard to work on the cars, as it was so striking and beautiful !~

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