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Cassie Nunes and her ’68 Chevelle

Story: Tony Colombini, Photos: Brokken Images I saw this Chevelle while cruisin’ on Instagram. The pics from Brokken Images caught my eye and my heart as I remembered the ’68 Chevelle I owned before the owner of this particular Chevelle

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SEMA Show 2017 – OPGI’s New Look

Original Parts Group, Inc. (OPGI) is once again preparing to attend the annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show held each November in Las Vegas, Nevada. Celebrating over 35 years of manufacturing and retailing GM restoration parts and accessories, as

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Premium Stereo Technology for Classic Cars

Restoration of a classic car is usually performed in steps. After you’ve overhauled the drivetrain and made the exterior look perfect, a good next step would be getting passionate about the level of creature comforts you have planned for the

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Getting Started in the Collector Car Hobby

The single biggest expense involved with owning a classic car is obviously the initial cost of acquiring the vehicle or building the vehicle in the first place. While there are available collectible vehicles to suit nearly every level of budget

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New for 2017 – Late Summer Clearance Sale catalogs from OPGI now available with savings up to 45%!

Original Parts Group Inc., the industry’s leading supplier and manufacturer of restoration and high-performance parts for classic GM cars, now offers five new 2017 Late Summer Clearance Sale catalogs featuring thousands of in-demand restoration parts and accessories up to 45%

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OPGI Employee Spotlight – Rollie Bennett

Before OPGI employee Rollie Bennett III was deployed overseas during Operation Iraqi Freedom for 17 months back in 2002, he worked here at Original Parts Group for 8 months. During those 8 months he climbed his way up the totem

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In Praise of the 1960 – 1969 Corvair

Late Model on the move! Unlike the one-size-fits-all, large-bodied cars produced by the “big three” American manufacturers up to 1960, the Chevrolet Corvair manufactured by General Motors (GM) from 1960 to 1969 was a smaller, unconventional vehicle in many ways.

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30th Anniversary of the Annual Seal Beach Classic Car Show

Although many Original Parts Group Inc. (OPGI) customers know that OPGI is headquartered in Seal Beach, California, it seems not many know where that small beachside community actually appears on a California map. The confusion may stem from the fact

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Industry Spotlight: The American Muscle Car Museum

There is a new museum in Melbourne, Florida that we thought would be of interest to our automotive-minded audience. Because Original Parts Group, Inc. (OPGI) focuses on classic GM iron, we felt a new auto museum dedicated to domestic muscle

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The Cars of Original Parts Group

Here at Original Parts Group, we have a pretty nice collection of cars – some muscle – and some sweet cruisers. We maintain a healthy fleet for parts test fitting, for the show field, and just because we love these

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