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Dave & Katy

1954 Ford F-100

This 1954 Ford F-100 belongs to Dave and Katy Ahrens. When they bought the truck several years ago, it did not look like this. It had been stored in a barn for long time and had evidence of a pretty rough life. After making the truck roadworthy, they drove it for about a year until Dave decided to "fix it up". As you can guess , one thing led to another and it received a total make over from one end to the other. It is painted the original color with a little polished stainless here and there for extra sparkle. The original seat has been recovered in cloth for comfort and shoulder harnesses added for safety. The next upgrade will be front disc brakes for added stopping power.  Their next project is a fully custom 1956 F-100 for their granddaughter.

 

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Mark

1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 DZ 302

    Mark Barrett,

Newsletter editor

Club Secretary

Mark wanted a Chevrolet Camaro Z28 during high school but waited 26 years before finally getting his wish.   This is a 1969 Camaro Z28 with the original DZ 302 engine and drive train.   The car has been going through a restoration over the last 15 years with the last work done a total front end rebuild.   Mark received a Holley carburetor rebuilt kit for Christmas so next up is a refresh of the carb.   The best thing about this car is driving it, listening to the glorious noise of the engine winding out at high RPM​​.

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Mark and Angie
1970 Trans Am
 

This 1970 TransAm was rescued from going to the crusher in 1987.

Who would smash a numbers matching classic car?!?! They could not bear to see that!

Restored in 1988 to original condition from its dilapidated state, it has become the flagship  of their little 'Firebird Farm'.  It is a blast to drive, and even after all these years, can still carve up a corner with ease.  Coming soon will be a 1971 TransAm, this one will be a Blue with White Stripe 455 H.O. Four Speed car, and someday, a 1973 Buccaneer Red tribute TransAm.

They kinda like TransAm's and all Pontiac musclecars!

 

Mark Vehlewald,  Club Vice President

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Len Schrad

​1970 Ford Boss 302 Mustang

Len Schrad , Event Coordinator

"THEY ARE ORIGINAL ONLY ONCE"
Len acquired this ORIGINAL 1970 BOSS 302 Mustang  (NUMBERS MATCHING)  from a Classic Car dealer in AZ in Jan of 2012.   It has had one paint job 8 years ago.
The car was born in Dearborn, MI on Sept. 24, 1969 and shipped to Bill Woods Ford, Inc. in Kansas City, MO. per the MARTI Report.  All options on the Marti report areas seen on the car.   The engine bay is correct with all factory markings, The undercarriage is correct with all factory markings, interior is original.  4 speed transmission with 3.91 Traction Lock.  All Engine, Transmission and Differential tags are correct.   The original 780 CFM Holly Carb is correct.   Original odometer miles - 53,150
832 Boss 302 GRABBER ORANGE Mustangs were produced in 1970  -- of those 400 came with a SHAKER HOOD.

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Roy & Marilyn

1967  Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

Roy and Marilyn Rutz are the proud owners of a 1967 Olds Cutlass Supreme Sports Coupe with the Turnpike Cruiser option.

By 1967, the insurance companies and government regulators were getting concerned about the “horsepower race.” General Motors “voluntarily” imposed a 10 HP/100 lbs. limit on all their cars except the Corvette. Keeping with the spirit, Oldsmobile Division offered a “Stealth” version of their highly popular 442 muscle car. They used the standard 400 CID HC 442 engine but replaced the Quadrajet 4V carburetor with a 2V carburetor and reduced the horsepower rating from 350 to 300. They also changed the rear end ratio from 3.23:1 to 2.41:1 for better gas mileage. The rear end change probably had more impact on performance than the Carb reduction.

The performance enthusiast stuck with the 442 and those who wanted the most from their 29 cent a gallon gas went with the smaller 330 CID regular gas engine. Few cars were sold with this option and it was only offered for 67 and 68 (in reduced compression). This makes for a rare car today.

Roy and Marilyn’s car is Provincial white with black vinyl top. It is all virtually original down to the cloth bench front seat. Pictures show it sporting period “indy mag” wheels. Historically an Olds fan, Roy is also shown in a 1966 picture with his then new 442.

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Rusty & Chris                             

1948 Ford f-1

Rusty, Chris and their son Eric built this truck into an awesome daily driver.  They speak fluent  Old Ford so, don't hesitate to ask them questions at a show.

​E-mail: rhopper@elpasotel.net

Bob & Debbie          The Packard Gurus

Bob and Debbie have  This amazing '56 .

They are also the club gurus when it comes to Packards so, feel free to ask them questions about their cars.

Their new addition is a 1973 volkswagen karmann ghia, work in progress. Pics to come soon.



E-mail: 56packard@centurylink.net.

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Dwight & Katie

1973 Chevrolet Camaro

This "73" Camaro has run 10's in the 1/4 mile at Bandimere Speedwy. He's currently building a "70" Duster which is expected to run in the 8 second range.



E-mail: headsupracing1@yahoo.com

Frank & Denise

       1923 "T"

The T-Bucket on top of the world.
​What a pretty little yellow machine​​!

Wayne & Billie

  1951 Chevy 3100 & 1967 Ford Mustang

 

 

 

 

Here we have Wayne and Billie's 1951 Chevy 3100 and 1967 Ford Mustang Convertible. The truck is still a work in process and has a Chevy 350/TH 350 to push it down the road. Mustang II IFS and disc brakes, all the way around, help it turn and stop with ease. For you experts out there - Yes, it does have 1952 doors on it. The color is Ford Chrome Yellow with gloss black running boards. The Mustang is pretty much original with fresh paint about 10 years (candy apple red original color) and new top about 5 years ago. Freshening things up little by little as needed. 

Chuck Liley

 

  1957 Ford Truck

Chuck has had his truck for about 4 years now.  He originally paid $1200 for it.  He took out the old straight 6 truck motor and replaced it with a 302 that is bored out .40 over. It has a mild 351 cam and a 4 barrel intake from a '68 Mustang.  All this is backed up with an automatic transmission.  After taking care of some electrical and body issues, it's now a reliable and fun vehicle.  

Don & Dee Wonders

 1966 Ford Thunderbird and 1970 Pontiac GTO

  Don Wonders,

 Club President

Don and Dee wanted a project car and picked up this 1966 Ford Thunderbird at a show in Canon City back in May 2011.  It’s been an ongoing project ever since.  With a new interior, partial paint, and new brakes, they have been tackling the old girl a piece at a time.  This one is being built to be a weekend cruiser and to just have fun with.
 

They acquired this numbers matching PHS documented 1970 GTO in December of 2013.  It still has the original interior and 400 engine backed by a Turbo 400 trans.  Don says this one will be kept original! 
              

E-mail:  Drifterdon@msn.com   

Matt & Sonya 

1970 Chevrolet Camaro

The Green Dragon was born February 1970 as a Rally Sport/Super Sport in a far off land called California.  Whereupon, she was then delivered to Williams Chevrolet of Colorado Springs.
When they found her, and she had been left outside derelict, neglected & unappreciated for eons, with her 350/300 HP heart removed and sitting forlorn in a dusty corner of a garage.
They acquired her with her scaly, peeling green skin and first started to nurture her back to health, with a Vortec headed 400 small block heart transplant.  Which invigorated and revitalized her!  She swiftly roared back to life with the fire, health and vigor due to all dragons...  
Numerous minor & major surgeries throughout the years were accomplished with bringing her back her youthful vitality.  The latest transformations were when their friend Bear strengthened her bones with the strongest unobtainium then followed by their friend Rick who applied copious amounts of Oil of Olay and massaging her scaly, peeling, green skin to a luscious, deep green hue not seen since the days of yore!




 

John & Claudia
1968 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

 

John and Claudia's car is a beautiful base model Camaro convertible, but the outstanding part is that this is a rust free, 45,886 mile Camaro which was in sheltered storage for the last 40+ years in Boulder, Black Forest and Calhan.  The car had some minor damage to the front and rear end and the 327 engine was missing,

A 350 crate engine had been installed in the car  prior to them purchasing it  from the executors of an estate. Engine was removed and opened up only to discover it was a brand new engine, dated 1984 and had been sitting all these years. A new canvas top was  installed, the powerglide tranny rebuilt. A new exhaust system was installed  and did all the rest of the work fixing the car up themselves with no rust found including the  floors which were also  solid  The interior is orginal.  Seats and carpet were replaced as were the door panels. Dash is all original.  ..  They enjoy taking the car to events and just going for evening cruises during nice weather.  Have put almost 2000 miles on it already.

Judy

1969 Mercury Couger (Goldie)

Judy acquired this 1969 Mercury Cougar she named Goldie in late 2017 from the third owner in Parker Colorado with only 62,125 miles on it the day she picked it up.  Engine had been rebuilt by the previous owners friend in South Dakota but, unfortunately he overlooked some other critical issues like brakes, shocks, electrical, tie rods, etc.  It had sat outside a long time and has required some ongoing tweaking.  Slowly straightening things out with the help of her two mechanics. Goldie has a “so-so” paint job and an all original interior in good condition.   A few more issues to be addressed and she’s good to go. 

Alice and Jack

1972 Plymouth Satellite

Alice and Jack Lester’s 1972 Plymouth Satellite Sebring.

They ordered the Plymouth September, 1972 based on the flyer at the dealership. It is a Tahitian Gold Metallic (root beer) 1973 Plymouth Satellite Sebring B-Body.

The Plymouth was to replace their1964 Austin Healy Sprite because they knew they were going to start a family and a 2-seater would not facilitate their needs.

This daily driver was getting tired at 325,000 miles.

They decided to ship the engine & transmission to Jasper Engines & Transmissions in Indiana for a numbers-matching rebuild. Mechanically, the car is one-third factory original, two-thirds restoration with original manufacturer parts.

Nearly all the paint is original lacquer & most of the interior upholstery is factory original. This amazingly dependable car was a daily driver until 2014.

Sheldon and Sherry's  1956 Chevy Belaire

 Sheldon found this car in an empty lot and it was later towed by a towing company.

He contacted the company abut purchas ing the car but had to wait to see if the owners claimed it.

  About 10 months later they notified him that the owner never came to pick it up so he was then able to buy the car for $500.

It sat in his back yard until he retired and then had the time to restore it.

The restoration started in Sept. 2013 and was finished in April 2016.

The original engine, a straight six was  seized up so,  it was replaced with  a small block 350 with a 4 barrel carb.

He built the transmission to a 400 Turbo Glide, installed  front disc brakes and topped it off with American Racing Mags.

The rest of the body is all original including the chrome.

He has entered and won several shows. 

 
 
Stockers Car Club is an informal Car Club that meets at Texas T-Bone, 5245 North Academy, Blvd,1st Tuesday monthly 6:30 P.M as well as hosting monthly car shows during the summer.
· To become a member, attend at least three  meetings and show your desire to be a member. New members will be voted in.
· All Hot Rods, muscle cars, imports or motorcycles join us monthly and show off your car in the Beautiful Colorado Summer afternoons in the Beautiful surroundings of the Garden of the Gods.  Excellent backdrop for photo shoots.
· There are no required monthly dues, we pass a hat and depend upon sponsorship's to fund the events we hold. Our events are low key family style events that anybody with any make/model/year car can participate in or come to see cars.
· Interested in joining?   Request information or just show up to a meeting.  We welcome anybody with a car or interest in cars.

 

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