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Old 04-11-2018, 05:43 PM   #1
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Meet the man whose idea gave birth to our beloved K5s and Jimmys

http://www.trucktrend.com/news/1804-...r-in-savannah/
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Old 04-11-2018, 07:07 PM   #2
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Re: Meet the man whose idea gave birth to our beloved K5s and Jimmys

Good article ! He claims they sold 5000 Blazers the first year. I can't remember the build count for 1969 but I thought it was a lot less.
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Old 04-12-2018, 12:54 AM   #3
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Re: Meet the man whose idea gave birth to our beloved K5s and Jimmys

Regardless of his numbers quote, the guy is 101 and possibly has touched/seen/built any of our trucks. Great find. I’d love to shake his hand and give him thanks.
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Old 04-12-2018, 08:10 AM   #4
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Re: Meet the man whose idea gave birth to our beloved K5s and Jimmys

That's a lot more detail than even the internal GM news feed presented.

http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=761488

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Old 04-12-2018, 01:43 PM   #5
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Re: Meet the man whose idea gave birth to our beloved K5s and Jimmys

His designs as well as himself are both TIMELESS.
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Old 04-12-2018, 06:21 PM   #6
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Re: Meet the man whose idea gave birth to our beloved K5s and Jimmys

I guess one could say that the production of the 67-72 trucks didn't go off without a hitch (Paul Hitch, that is).
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Old 04-13-2018, 04:25 PM   #7
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Come on now. I don't care who you are. That was funny right there.
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Old 04-22-2018, 08:06 AM   #8
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Good one ...cleszkie
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