looking for Jarvis Allen

Discussion in 'Cars wanted' started by 2.5, Feb 22, 2018.

  1. 2.5

    2.5 Active Member

    Does anyone know where Jarvis Allen is now? I fell in love with his car years ago but have only seen it a couple of times and that was years ago. I wonder if he still has it?
    Scott
     
  2. Daves69

    Daves69 Too many cars too work on

    Jarvis still has the car in North Carolina. Don't think he still brings it out. Last fall I spoke with Jarvis at the GS nats.
     
  3. hugger

    hugger Well-Known Member

    Jarvis was at my shop Wed, will be back this weekend to pick up some sheet metal I repaired for him, for a 70 red 455 convert, and yes he still has the gold 70, may bring it to the Nats this year
     
  4. StagedCat

    StagedCat Platinum Level Contributor

    His Gold car is a stunner.......
     
  5. pbr400

    pbr400 68GS400

    That’s a name I haven’t heard for a while. I met him in the early ‘90s; I bought a ‘70 GS that was Harvest Gold with a Gold vinyl top and Burnished Saddle interior, and his (a different color gold paint) was one of the few others built with the gold roof. Super nice guy.
    Patrick
     
  6. hugger

    hugger Well-Known Member

    He is from my area originally, Spartanburg SC. His brother had a couple GS's too, all super good fellas
     
  7. pbr400

    pbr400 68GS400

    Cool! My mom was from Rutherfordton; Spartanburg was the nearest town for them.
    Patrick
     
  8. 2.5

    2.5 Active Member

    It is good to know that he is doing well and still has the car. I met him a couple of times back in the 90s and thought that his gold car was gorgeous. When I owned my 70 gs convertible my wife and I went to the event that Jim put on and Jarvis was parked next to us in the car show. I think that if I could have one car it would be his. Wishful thinking I know, but I would love an opportunity to buy it should ever decide to sell.
     
  9. STAGE III

    STAGE III Lost Experimental Block

    Glad to hear Jarvis is still kickin!
    Super guy, I remember that bamboo cream 455 car that always sat at the end of his driveway.
    I had nothing else to do back then so I kept driving by till he was outside and introduced myself back in the 1980's.
    Cool dude : )
     
  10. bballsam

    bballsam SoCal Gran Sports

    yes, seen them all since 1986 and Jarvis's GS is simply the best!! "Midas Touch"
     
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2018
  11. nitrousfish

    nitrousfish Dave Fisher

    I love that gold car of Jarvis's,those MT headers sound so sweet!
     
  12. rkammer

    rkammer '71 GS455 Arctic White

    Jarvis' and Carl's are my two favorite GSs of all time.
     
  13. 2.5

    2.5 Active Member

    Want to bring this back up. After doing some reading here it seems that the color combo of Jarvis's car is really rare, I assumed it was because I have never seen another one. Does anyone know of another 455 car "stage 1 or not" in this color combo?
     
  14. flynbuick

    flynbuick Super Moderator Staff Member

    I had a 70 stage 1 that combination.
     
  15. 2.5

    2.5 Active Member

    Well, I know that there were at least two of them built. How long ago did you have it?
     
  16. flynbuick

    flynbuick Super Moderator Staff Member

    Maybe 10 -15?years ago. It had the I-2 forced air system with the dual motors, auto trans console buckets.
     

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