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On 2-23-77 my dad ordered a 1977 Z/28. He took posession on 5-20-77. The car was black on black with the orange and red stripes. The only options on the car were tinted glass, console, posi rear, AM radio and HD radiator. It had the LM1 350 and M-21 close ratio 4 speed. The VIN of the car is 1Q87L7L612296. The car was sold around 1980 to an airman who was stationed at Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha NE. The gentleman was from Texas. Any help in locating this car is GREATLY appreciated.
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I found it!! I spoke with the owners brother. The car has been unregistered sitting in a shop since '88. The milage is believed to be in the 30k's. The car is modified (engine, wheels and a hoodscoop). I'll be calling him tonight to see if it can be bought. Part of me says probably not since he has had it so long but the other side of me says maybe since it has been sitting since '88. Wish me luck!!
Special thanks to Steve at Yenko.net, he got me my lead which led to the car
 

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Well I spoke with the owner tonight. The car is sitting in his shed, pretty much were it has been the whole time he has owned it. The car still has it's original paint and interior. There is minor rust in the quarters and the lower fenders. The hood was cut for clearance and a hoodscoop. The original engine is gone but he did say he would call his friend and see if he still has it. The original wheels are still on the front, Keystone Classics on the rear. He does have the original wheels for the rear. The interior needs some minor work (how minor , I didn't ask??). He did say it is road worthy and he wouldn't hesitate to drive it to Omaha or Lincoln.
So the thousand dollar question everyone is wondering, is it for sale? He said maybe, he'll think about it for a few days. I caught him off guard and he hadn't thought of selling it. I think he realizes it's been sitting this long and he hasn't gotten to redoing it and probably won't. He said he'll call in a few days but if I don't hear from him within a week or so to call back since he probably got sidetracked.
He did want to try and determine what it is worth. Excluding the sentimental value it shouldn't be too much. Not numbers matching, needs rust repair and a hood plus some interior work and the windshield is cracked.Hopefully the price is affordable and fair so I can bring her home. I can feel the excitement in dads voice.
 

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The hard part is finding one in the area. They are actually hard to come by. I do have printouts of 3 others I have found. 2 are black cars, rust free, numbers matching with more options too. They both can be bought for mid $5000's. There are a few on Ebay right now but it is hard to tell if the price is accurate or if it is being bid up.

He told me to call early next week if he didn't call by now. I may call this Saturday and see if he has made a decision. The weather is going to be nice on Sunday and I have a trailer lined up if needed. The last thing I want to do is trailer a car in a snowstorm (not that it would stop me).
 
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