Every month, Counterman’s “Guess the Car” contest challenges our readers to solve an automotive riddle, for a chance to win $100. And each month, we receive hundreds of responses from aftermarket professionals trying to guess the model of the vehicle depicted.
The correct answer for the November contest is the Chevy Blazer. The winner for November is Steve Copsey, a counterman at Liter’s Automotive in Nevada, Missouri.
Now, let’s get to know the November “Guess the Car” champion.
CM: How long have you been working in the auto parts business?
SC: Almost two years.
CM: What do you like most about your job?
SC: The interaction with the customers and getting to meet all the new people. Trying to distinguish what they’re describing versus what they actually need.
CM: What’s the coolest car you’ve ever owned or worked on?
SC: The coolest car that I’ve ever worked on and I kind of drove was a ’77 Pontiac Trans Am. It was a Bandit clone. I love those cars because you don’t have a computer telling other computers, “Well, he did step on the gas, and we might need to tell the transmission something.” It’s all controlled by your foot.
CM: Do you have any interesting hobbies?
SC: The fun thing is I work on little models – the 1:24-scale plastic models cars.
CM: Any projects you’re particularly excited about?
SC: I’ve been working on a ’41 Plymouth. I’ve changed the instructions around so much that I’m no longer putting the inline 6 in. I’m putting a 426 Hemi in it now. So it’s turned into a real project because nothing fits, and you have to bend everything out of the way.
CM: What’s your dream car?
SC: My dream car is a 1969 Daytona.
To enter the current “Guess the Car” contest, click here.