You Could Order Anything From The PX
Back in 1968, army supply clerk-turned-MP Carl Virden knew he'd need a car when he was discharged from his Vietnam service. While on R&R in Hawaii, he rented a Datsun 1600 roadster one day and a stripper Camaro the next. It was no contest, and when he returned to his post in Saigon, he went to the Post Exchange (PX) and ordered a new ’69 Camaro, checking all the right boxes, including those for the 350-cid/300-horsepower engine, four-speed transmission, Positraction and the SS package.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2016/11/17/saigon-camaro