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Made To Drive | S04 E21

Camaro Ownership Changes Life Path

How many classic car owners can point to the single car in their collection that embodies their automotive education?...
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When he was six years old, Peter Maas nabbed his grandfather’s garage key and snuck into his own future. Inside the shop, he found himself captivated by the shelves of carburetors and spark plugs, and old pictures of his grandpa’s TT racing days at Assen. From that moment on, Maas was obsessed with old things, and especially with old things that motored about on two wheels.
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Kenneth Geelhaar
Kenneth Geelhaar
5 years ago

Nice video and a great story. I bought a stripped out 1969 Camaro in 1975. It was used by a guy for Drag racing. He got cancer, parted the car out and sold me the body shell. I bought a junkyard motor, heater, trans , 12 bolt 3:55 posi rear differential and enjoyed driving it just like Martin. That 69 Camaro was a lot of hard work and a great teen age mechanical learning experience. This great video brings back all those early Camaro memories.

Mike Robertson
Mike Robertson(@viginia68)
6 years ago

… oops, Adam.

Mike Robertson
Mike Robertson(@viginia68)
6 years ago

Brilliant Petrolicious video as always but this one had a special appeal for me. Why? Well, like Martin I started out from a pretty low base of mechanical knowledge and while I still have lots to learn what I do know has been mainly learned from working on my 1968 Grotto Blue Camaro, “Virginia”. She’s a mildly re-worked 327 small block and the current project is swapping out the old 2-speed Powerglide for a 4-speed TH700r4 transmission. I’m in Brisbane, Australia. If Martin would like to make contact that would be great.

Paul Thompson
Paul Thompson(@valvebounce)
7 years ago

Excellent. That is the coolest car I’ve seen for a long time.

OK with the engine swap but don’t touch the paint!

Jens Hoorn
Jens Hoorn(@jenshoorn)
7 years ago

Beautifully told, and an even more beautiful car!

7 years ago

Very good video. I’m sure there’s a bit of Martin in all of us.

7 years ago

absolutely brilliant …… normal guy and his passion and love for a very cool car. Not those million dollar collector bull …. the kind of video you only get on this website it seams as everywhere else when you get a good video they try to sell you a car for double what its worth ….. chapeau bas guys …. huge fan

Sid Widmer
Sid Widmer(@sid)
7 years ago

I get this guy. I get this car. Well done.

Andrew Salt
Andrew Salt(@nacl)
7 years ago

Absolutely brilliant!

I completely get that exhaust sound track over fitting a radio.

Talking of music, who is the guitarist / band in the sound track on the video?

Emanuel Costa
Emanuel Costa(@genovevo)
7 years ago

Kind of changes my view of a Camaro, great story, nice car and sound. But still prefer the Mustang in the classics, and the Challenger when looking at the more recent ones.

Jim Valcarcel
Jim Valcarcel(@ethel19)
7 years ago

If this car isn’t almost life itself! Where else does that stupid coat hanger have to fall? On the newly painted deck lid of course! After something like that happens you know this car a keeper! As always well done Petrolicious, great car and video!