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Old 06-25-2011, 08:49 PM   #1
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Removed my pics after finding out some info.. sorry guys

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Old 06-25-2011, 09:08 PM   #2
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Pretty cool, I wonder if they put a super large gas tank in it since they won't be needing the space for the soft top...
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Old 06-25-2011, 10:02 PM   #3
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I think you guessed right about him knowing his stuff.

I do believe you were talking with Vette Daddy.

Can't believe you missed his post on building the tops.

http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c1-a...ct-begins.html

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Old 06-25-2011, 10:04 PM   #4
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I think you guessed right about him knowing his stuff.

I do believe you were talking with Vette Daddy.

Can't believe you missed his post on building the tops.

http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c1-a...ct-begins.html

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I don't think that was Vette Daddy. I talked to this guy (first pic bright red shirt) for a bit.
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Old 06-25-2011, 10:33 PM   #5
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I heard him (red shirt) tell some folks that this was actually a GM prototype car that they were rebuilding. Couple more pics:
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Old 06-25-2011, 10:41 PM   #6
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I heard him tell someone that also.

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Old 06-26-2011, 12:05 AM   #7
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Why remove your pic.s ?
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I heard him (red shirt) tell some folks that this was actually a GM prototype car that they were rebuilding.
Re-creating you mean, I REALLY doubt it's THE original prototype...
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I suspect that To be Roger's car. To the OP please post the pics again, I don't care who got it done first I just love these cars!!!!

If you don't want to post the pics again here, hope you could still email me them for my personal collection. jay ( at ) c3-r.com THaNKS!!!!

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I suspect that To be Roger's car. To the OP please post the pics again, I don't care who got it done first I just love these cars!!!!

If you don't want to post the pics again here, hope you could still email me them for my personal collection. jay ( at ) c3-r.com THaNKS!!!!
As I suspected it is Roger R.'s car...

http://www.bloomingtongold.com/vendor_print.php

Looks good to me... It will be interesting to see how Mike Terry's and Vette daddy's cars will look with the altered roof line...
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I looked the car over VERY well
It is a late(r) 54 car....
Press molded with late 54 body mounts...
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Actually it's an early 54 !
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Old 06-29-2011, 12:32 PM   #13
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Awesome!! Is that one of the Motorama cars?

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This is possibly the second one that he has done, if I remember correctly he posted a couple years ago that he completed a seafoam green one like this.
He also owns or did own a 53 serial #29.
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I don't care if it's THE prototype, or a 54, it's very cool.....ME LIKEY!
Thanks for posting all the pics. It would have been a winner to me.
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I don't care if it's THE prototype, or a 54, it's very cool.....ME LIKEY!
Thanks for posting all the pics. It would have been a winner to me.
No problem there are several great pictures of the Corvair on the Covette Action Center too. It even has alot more headroom than a normal Corvette.
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I heard him (red shirt) tell some folks that this was actually a GM prototype car that they were rebuilding. Couple more pics:
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Did anyone at Bloomington take pictures with the trunk open and see the hinges?
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Actually it's an early 54 !
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Is there any more pictures with the trunk open?
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Actually it's an early 54 !
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what do you consider early? i know it has two hood pulls, but that still covers a wide range of cars.
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This is possibly the second one that he has done, if I remember correctly he posted a couple years ago that he completed a seafoam green one like this.
He also owns or did own a 53 serial #29.
NO HE DIDN'T!!
But I'd better leave it at that...
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