- March 2022 -
Chevrolet Trivia
What year did Chevrolet introduce it's first air cooled engine after the ill-fated "copper cooled" engine of 1923? 
Look for the answer at the bottom of this newsletter
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Owner: Ron Matusevitz
Where do you live?
Glendale, AZ
Vehicle: 1958 Impala Sport Coupe

 How long have you owned this vehicle? 39 years
Where did you get this Vehicle? Craig's List
What is the story behind the vehicle? I don't know the previous history

What condition was it in when you got it? Just like you see it.

What kind of work have you done to this vehicle? Added air conditioning
What other vehicles do you own? 1966 Corvair convertible
Do you have any other projects that you are currently working on or plan to start soon? Yes, 1938 Plymouth Coupe

Do you have any advice for people thinking about starting a restoration? Do research on parts availability before purchasing a vehicle to restore.

Are there any interesting stories that you can share with us about your experiences with this vehicle? Won many awards at several car shows, including the Mayor's Choice award in Prescott, AZ. Daughter used the car in her wedding.
Every month customers send us numerous photos of their classic Chevrolets for use in our catalog or monthly newsletter. Many of these cars and trucks have had an immense amount of time and care put into them but often the photos we receive don't do justice to the beautiful work contained in them. When customers bring their cars into our showroom we are always anxious to take pictures that capture the passion that goes into restoring or maintaining a classic car. In this article we would like to teach you a few basic tricks to make your car photos turn out great every time.................CONTINUE READING

We want to hear about all of the hard work that you put into your classic vehicle!

 Send us your photos and stories. Your vehicle could be featured in a future catalog or newsletter. Photos must be a minimum of 1 MB with uncluttered backgrounds (in other words, no photos with your neighbors, your dog, your neighbor's dog or other vehicles next to your vintage car or truck) We want to feature your classic vehicle and ONLY your vehicle! Outstanding photos could be featured in our email newsletter or our printed catalog. Exceptional photos may be used in our annual calendar.

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Chevrolet Trivia Answer
In the 1960 model year the Chevrolet Corvair featured GM's first air cooled engine after the recalled air cooled disaster of 1923. It was also the first rear mounted engine. Often maligned and somewhat controversial in its day, it also marked the first of the GM small car lineup.
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The Vintage Chevrolet Club of America is a great car club. Founded in 1961 VCCA has over 8,000 members in the USA and overseas dedicated to the restoration of Chevrolet cars and trucks. They have a world-class monthly magazine and a hugely helpful chat site: VCCA Chat. They also have a Facebook page that is very active! You can also check out the club website at VCCA.org.