June 2010 Member/Car of the month: Mucker! - ModernCamaro.com - 5th Generation Camaro Enthusiasts
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 46 Old 06-08-2010, 10:26 AM Thread Starter
Veteran Member
 
JoSSh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Posts: 1,109
 
June 2010 Member/Car of the month: Mucker!


Congratulations Mucker for being June's Member/Car of the month here on ModernCamaro.com!

Ok letís get started with a few questions.

What got you started with your love for the Camaro?


When I was about 11 years old my brother brought home a 1967 RS/SS. I remember being out of my mind in love with that car. Plus, it was my big brothers car, he has always been a hero to me so that made me love it even more. From that point on I was Camaro crazy! I have had many different generation Camaros over the years and have a 69 that's a keeper (had her since I'm 20). I have been very lucky. Spent some of the best and wildest times of my life in Camaros, even got engaged in my 69. I set up signs along the main road here for my wife and had the ring in the glovebox.

Whatís the story behind your 5th gen?

By time I had the means to buy a new Camaro they were gone. I settled on a Silverado SS and then an 05 GTO, great vehicles but not a Camaro. Then I saw the leaked pics of the clay concept on another website. Once the car was announced for production I started to save for my car. When the time finally came, I went dont to Chevy and ordered my car. The next day I was working on the Trans Am I had at the time, and my wife called me into the house. My son, then 1 walked over to me and handed me a pregnancy test. I reluctanlty told me wife I would go get the deposit back or sell the 69. My wife to her credit said no way we will keep both and find a way.. and we did. The Camaro came September 1st and my new son Andrew November 16th. Andrew came home from the hospital in our brand new 2010 SS Camaro. I feel like the luckiest guy in the world. I have both my dream cars and the best family a guy could ask for.

How did you come across ModernCamaro.com and what made you stick around?

Found it on an internet search one day looking for info about the 5thgen. I stuck around because of the people here. SS Eric and Scotty were a big help and the Fbod father had talked me off the ledge a bit when I was waiting for my car. I made a good friend in Mike (Powerfreak) from here too, and we started our own local Camaro club, NY5THGEN (some of the best people I have ever met). Everyone here is supportive of each other and good to each other and to me thats what its all about. ModernCamaro is the best national Camaro site period.



Finally do you have anything youíd like to say to ModernCamaro.com members or anyone else reading this interview?


Yes, drive your cars enjoy them with the people you love the most. Thanks so much guys for selecting me MOTM.


Rally Yellow 2SS/RS
Fifty years from now, when you're looking back at your life, don't you want to be able to say you had the guts to get in the car?
JoSSh is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 46 Old 06-08-2010, 10:34 AM
Veteran Member
 
POWERFREAK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: NY
Posts: 7,873
  
I'll be the first to say...CONGRATS MUCK!!!! It's well deserved.

2010-2SS/RS/LS3/IBM/RP6: ECS-Paxton Supercharger / American Racing Headers & Exhaust / PFADT Suspension / DSS 9" 4.10 Rear / FOR SALE!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Taglane View Post
Powerfreak is the only one who actually understood anything.
POWERFREAK is offline  
post #3 of 46 Old 06-08-2010, 10:42 AM
Junior Member
 
DS Racing's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 88
 
Congrats Muck.......Good interview and yes you are a Lucky Man

Don Fardie
2010 2SS Black on Black
1967 Nova NHRA Stocker
1582 F/S


Last edited by DS Racing; 06-08-2010 at 04:29 PM.
DS Racing is offline  
 
post #4 of 46 Old 06-08-2010, 10:47 AM
Veteran Member
 
Kitty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Alberta Canada
Posts: 1,892
 
CONGRATS MUCKER!!!

great write up too. i really enjoying learning more about the MOTM winners

welcome to alberta we eat cow, drill oil and rope calves

wants to push you down a flight of stairs to see if you are like a slinky or if you bounce like a ball... either way, I am quite sure I will be amused
Kitty is offline  
post #5 of 46 Old 06-08-2010, 10:49 AM
Member
 
RSinMaine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Bangor, Maine
Posts: 322
 
Congratulations!

2010 1LT RS, M6, Silver w/black stripes
RSinMaine is offline  
post #6 of 46 Old 06-08-2010, 10:54 AM
Veteran Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 4,818
  
Hey Muck Very well deserved

I'm proud to say you followed just behind me with the MOTM

I think when I read your post about being happy knowing you will take your newborn home in a New Camaro made me Smile. Thats me to a "T"


Congrats man this was well deserved for sure
Jekyll-N-Hyde is offline  
post #7 of 46 Old 06-08-2010, 11:01 AM
Veteran Member
 
bamaproshop's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Wetumpka, Alabama
Posts: 8,645
  
Garage
Congrats Mucker well deserved and awesome write up

2014 2LT/RS with spring edition package. Proud Litho Owner #28.
bamaproshop is offline  
post #8 of 46 Old 06-08-2010, 11:06 AM
Member
 
BobGreenTX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Lumberton, TX
Posts: 459
 
Congrats and lets hope your sons will have the same passion for the Camaro as you do so we can have another generation to buy our beloved car.

Last edited by BobGreenTX; 06-13-2010 at 04:25 PM.
BobGreenTX is offline  
post #9 of 46 Old 06-08-2010, 11:10 AM
ModernCamaro.com Founder / Former Camaro Disciple
 
OctaneZ28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Chicagoland, IL
Posts: 11,842
           
Congrats Mucker!

Man, your son is lucky guy - first ever car ride and it's in a 2010 Camaro!
I bet he's hooked for life now.


2001 Camaro Z28 H/C/I LH6 A4 3.42

Like ModernCamaro.com on Facebook!
OctaneZ28 is offline  
post #10 of 46 Old 06-08-2010, 11:37 AM
Admin/ChevyBlazerRep
 
OceanChevy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Ocean City NJ
Posts: 4,638
  
Garage
Congrats Mucker!!! Very well deserved.... NY5thGEN is second only to 5G0

June 2015 MOTM



"I live my life a quarter mile at a time, For those ten seconds or less, I'm free.
OceanChevy is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the ModernCamaro.com - 5th Generation Camaro Enthusiasts forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome