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Username Post: Chevelle or Malibu Classic or Both        (Topic#352651)
BAOKBOB 
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08-23-18 05:53 AM - Post#2744068    

Hey Guys,

Just sold my '29 Chevy and now have a '77 Chevelle, Malibu Classic. So I have moved to a different group in ChevyTalk.

Just curious, what is the preference when it comes to explaining to others what I have? Should I tell them I have a '77 Chevelle or do I tell them I have an '77 Malibu Classic?

I did notice this category that I am writing in does consider it Chevelle.

I understand a little of the History and this being the last Chevelle, but was curious as to what most Chevy owners thoughts are. I can go either way. Thanks in advance.

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Tony 62
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08-23-18 10:26 AM - Post#2744110    
    In response to BAOKBOB

I had one as a company car back in the day. I loved the long wheelbase and floaty ride. (NYC territory)

Blue with a dark grey vinyl roof- 350 I think.

It just doesn't look like a Chevelle so I'm going with Either the entire name or just Malibu Classic.

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Keith Seymore 
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08-31-18 10:47 AM - Post#2744934    
    In response to Tony

I've always referred to mine as a Chevelle (it's a base Malibu).

The first time someone said "hey - nice 'Bu" I didn't know what they were talking about.

K



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BAOKBOB 
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09-03-18 04:31 PM - Post#2745197    
    In response to Keith Seymore

I have been calling it my Malibu Classic but I think I will call it a Chevelle since it is the last year for it. Of course I will add Malibu Classic in the conversation some how.

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