b'a very trusting father to buy his son a new Hemi four-speed Belvedere, and perhaps that trust ended up being a little misplaced in the end!Rockys son, Rocky Jr., and others who remember him well, recall all-too-wellhowRockywasthe startinginearly1966. Allofwhichcustomorderabrightred66unholy terror on the local street rac-sentastreamofperformanceguysBelvedere II Hemi-powered hardtop,ing scene.Keller Road in nearby Fort racing to their Dodge and Plymouthcompletewithafour-speedandaMeade,Floridawaswhereallthe dealershipstoorderoneupbeforeDana 60 rear axle.The car had aaction was and, on any given Friday Chrysler changed its mind!stickerpriceof$4,028,whichwasorSaturdaynight,thatswherehe OneofthoseearlybuyersrighteousmoneyforaBelvedereandthebigredcarwere.Rocky was an offshore oil rig worker namedback in 1966, but James figured heslapped some mags on the car right James Watson, Jr.Even back in thecould afford it, and so did the dealer- away, put on headers and rumbling sixties, working on a rig in the Gulf ofshipandthefactory,becausehisexhaust,andwhenthe67Super Mexico paid pretty darned good, andorder went in right away.Now heresStock hood scoop came out, he bolt-James had plenty of time on his off- the crazy twist to the story.As bad- edoneofthoseontogivethe hourstoreadcarmagazinesoutto-the-boneasthisall-newcreaturemachineamoreaggressivelook. there.When he came ashore early inwas, James didnt buy it for himself;Witheverythingelsegoingon,you 66,JamesbeatapathtoRobertrather,heboughtthecarforhisprobablydidntnotice,butthe Motor Company in Sebring, Florida toteenage son, Rocky Watson!It takes'