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Old 09-07-2004, 09:41 AM   #1
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I did a couple searches and I cant come up with a site that shows a C5 with the conversion to a '53 body. I saw one in person this weekend and I wanted a couple pictures to show to someone.

anyone have any info?
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I've seen it many times on this Forum as well as others, fact is I've been to the web site for it. Someone will come up with it for you but I can't!
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Old 09-07-2004, 10:17 AM   #3
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I couldnt get the search to work here last week and I hadnt even tried this morning. I went back and tried it and I found everything that I had wanted

here is the link that I found if anyone else wanted to see what I was talking about

http://forums.corvetteforum.com/show...953+conversion
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I saw one of those this past weekend too. It looked pretty good. I didnt speak with the owner, if I see him around will stop and ask him how and where he got it.
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I saw one of those this last weekend at local car show,,I see the guy around town once a week, check back and I will see if I can locate him and get the information for you.

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Can't understand why someone would take a perfectly good C5, and add $30K to come up with something like that. jmho, but that thing's an abomination.... If you want a '53, save your pennies and buy one.
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I saw one at Carlisle Corvettes and I agree
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Can't understand why someone would take a perfectly good C5, and add $30K to come up with something like that. jmho, but that thing's an abomination.... If you want a '53, save your pennies and buy one.

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Try this page:

http://www.vetteweb.com/features/0301VET_Red/

The link www.attcars.com did not work.

I like the white, the red doesn't do it. The three white cars I have seen were very well done customs. Not any different that rodding a '34 chevy coupe....
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Ah Ha! typo in the article...

http://www.aatcars.com/
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THe one I saw was black and it was sharp from the front... the back I didnt really care for though.

I just wanted some pictures to show to my parents what I had seen. I really need to start carrying my camera with me more.
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Can't understand why someone would take a perfectly good C5, and add $30K to come up with something like that. jmho, but that thing's an abomination.... If you want a '53, save your pennies and buy one.

Or buy the LoneStar '53 kit and put C5 running gear under it.
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i have pictures of one from Eureka last year that won best in show.


it was awesome

i will be in eureka this year!
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