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Information Wanted | Owner History | 1963 Z06 | VIN 8672 | As of May 2013

1962 Corvette | ex-Fuelie Race Car | RPO-687/Z06
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Info Wanted is Wanted on VIN #8672. A Silver Z06 Tanker Split Window Coupe that spent its early life in eastern OH/western PA. This car may have been raced or raced prepared. Sold new at Jim Connell Chevrolet in East Cleveland, OH & then migrated east to the New Castle, PA area. We've solid owner history from around '67 to '13 but are missing owner and general history from '63 (Feb.) to '67. There must be older NCCC club members that remember this car. Corvette Cleveland? TireTown Corvette Club? Mahoning Valley Corvette Club? SteelTown Corvette Club? Corvette Club of Western PA? or... these names: Jim Vranich, Charles Vranich, Fred Smith, and David Hamilton, all from western Pennsylvania. Come on! Someone must remember this car! Please do forward and share our information. Thanks! Email: & enter 1963 Z06 Tanker VIN 8672 in the subject.

Sold new by:
Jim Connell Chevrolet, East Cleveland, Ohio
Dealer Code 93 in Zone 28, Production Date Feb. 12th, 1963

First Owners:
 - Charles Vranich? Sharpsville,  PA
 - George R. Vranich? Brookfield, OH
 - Jim Vranich? Sharon (Hermitage), PA
- Joe Kuehl (Kuhel)? per Bob Ruth

1967 to May 1970:
Alfred "Fred" Smith (age 71), 28 Cochran Drive, New Castle, PA 16105

May to September 1970:
David James Hamilton (Age 65), Old Plank Rd, New Castle, PA 16105 (now LA Mesa, California)
wrecked the car/ totaled by Navarro Insurance Agency

1970 - 1973:
New Castle Autowrecking

1973 - 1986:
Tony Busin, Inc (Age 70+),  1112 Wampum Rd, Ellwood City, PA 16117-1604

Inspected by Howard Baker

Nov. 6th, 1986 - 1990:
John Warunek, 10959 East G Ave, ichland, MI

Inspected by Eric Gill

1990 - 1991:
William A. Braun, 2510 Bennington Lane, McHenry, IL 60050-4496

1991 - ?:
Joseph R. Hish, Geneva Auto Sales , Box 323, Geneva, IL 60123

1991/1992 - 2004:
Joe Lukason, The Lukason Collection, 7824 Clark Moody Blvd., Port Richey, FL 34668-6709
727-847-3433, 727-580-2252 cell, 727-520-7091 home,

Donnie Gould Restorations, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2004 - Feb. 12th, 2007:
Paul Shoopman, Classic Car Corp., 8170 Zionsville Rd., Indy, IN 46268-1625

Feb. 12th, 2007:
Ruben Rivas, Forever Young Classic Cars, 21 Corrine Court, Concord, Ontario, Canada L4K 4W2

November 2008:
Pro-Team Corvette Sales, Inc., Napoleon, Ohio

November 2008:
George Lyons, Contemporary Motorcar, 4910 Peach St., Erie, PA 16509

November 2008:
Copley Motor Cars, Stu Carpenter, 37 Chestnut St., Needham, MA 02492,

November 2008 - April 2013
Sandeep D. Alva, 48 Wilsondale Street, Dover, MA 02030

April 2013:
Pro-Team Corvette Sales, Inc., Napoleon, Ohio

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