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Old 12-20-2012, 10:38 AM   #1
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Are pretty terrible compared to the originals. Like a piece of paper. Easily half the weight, texture is off, and the indentations are different. Just saying. I'm going to hang on to my originals and see if I can have them repaired.

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Old 12-20-2012, 11:09 AM   #2
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Find yourself a nice pair of originals, there are lots out there and not too pricy, either.
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Find yourself a nice pair of originals, there are lots out there and not too pricy, either.
I'm actually looking for a pair (in black if I had a choice). Do you know of any?
Also trying to locate a good set of seat tracks w/o paying $500 for a rebuilt set from Corvette America.
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go to the parts section and post a WTB for the parts you need.
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go to the parts section and post a WTB for the parts you need.
Will do... thanks!
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Old 12-20-2012, 05:01 PM   #6
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I also found the repops to be poor quality and not close to original.
I couldn't find any at Carlisle this past year. I sent back the ones I had ordered and refinished (filled in cracks) and repainted my originals.
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I agree with you. My originals were cracked, so I ended up trimming them around the edges and usinig them inside the reproductions. It gave some additional weight and strength to them.

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Here's a place that deals in original parts with pretty good prices. I bought a tilt/tele for my 71 got it in two days. http://store.bigcitycorvettes.com/
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Noticed you are Canadian try Kens Corvettes in Kitchener he had a 1973 he was parting out a little while back he may have something for you and hes very well pricedc and nice to deal with.Cheers and Merry Christmas
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