Wearing most of it’s original paint and stripes. It does shine up, just not every year.

He’s had it for 20 years, it’s a 78 Monza wagon, originally an iron duke car. I was converted early in its life to a V8 monza. These wagons and their Pontiac sunbird safari cousins were actually a continuation of the Vega that ran into 1980, and were never available with a factory v8. There was also the unicorn Monza S, which was made in the hundreds and I’ve never seen one of.

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Rumour has it they were just leftover bodies, as these have a different windshield, door and fender than does the wagon, shared with the 2dr vega sedan. (trunk car).

I don’t think there’s a new fender Stamping for the “s” fender, as the unique Monza/Vega nose is seemingly compatible with the late style vega fender.

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