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Old 11-13-2018, 01:50 PM
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Well I took off my ballast resistor to clean the over-spray off and now it wont start.
I'm not very mechanical.
I'll check it out when it gets warmer.


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Old 11-13-2018, 02:12 PM
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Originally Posted by 66vette2 View Post
Reviewing my Will. Just curious what everyone are going to do with their cars when the Eternal Bus comes. I have no one with any interest. My daughter would probably trade it for a Subaru.
Currently, I have told my wife and daughter that after I pass call provette67. I trust Pancho enough that they should take his offer if he wants to buy the corvette and if not, have him sell the corvette for them at whatever rate of commission he thinks is reasonable.
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Old 11-13-2018, 09:18 PM
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Put a shift kit in the 'ol PowerGlide:




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Old 11-13-2018, 10:50 PM
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Polished my 67 ragtop for the winter with a nice coat of NuFinish. Satisfyingly shiny now! Forgot how easy that stuff comes OFF, unlike so many other polishes.
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Old 11-14-2018, 12:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Jackfit View Post


Hi , you have brought up a very good question that many of us will face in the next few years . Mentor a relative or someone you want to have your car or sell before you are not able to ...

Jack
Was expecting more replies. No relative and not selling now. Perhaps, I will sell when the time comes. However, life takes you by surprise and the chose is gone. Thank you for the reply.
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Old 11-14-2018, 03:41 PM
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Originally Posted by 426 Hemi View Post
Put a shift kit in the 'ol PowerGlide:




looks more like an ole Borg Warner 4 speed and LUK clutch.
or was this a replacement for a PG?
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Old 11-14-2018, 05:30 PM
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We're supposed to get 8 inches tomorrow, I can't wait for the salt trucks to show up (yea right). Today I put some Stable in tank , ran the 66 to nearest gas station with non-ethanol & filled tank. I wiped I the car down with soft cloth & some detailed. Last on the list was a goodniight kiss & tuck it in with cover . Depending on how bad the winter is ,it could be resting until March or even April . I'll check on it from time to time. COME ON SPRING
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Originally Posted by vetsvette2002 View Post
was this a replacement for a PG?
Correct---the ultimate Shift Kit.
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Old 11-15-2018, 12:19 AM
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Put the body back onto the frame! Woo Hoo!

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Old 11-15-2018, 12:33 PM
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Yesterday called the gent I sold my 67 inquiring if he wanted to sell it back to me. He said would consider and call me. Called today with a number, thinking I will pass. Sold it to keep my GTO so grandson could ride in backseat.

Some of you on this thread have amazing energy.
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WooHoo is right! Been enjoying following your progress.
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Old 11-16-2018, 03:45 PM
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The battery died so I pulled the corpse out and went to local JC Penny to get my free replacement again. Turns out that Firestone handles the Penny battery replacement now so they gave me a new Interstate. Forty years later and I get a free battery.
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I did today what we all do several times a week. I went to the garage and walk around her admiring every inch!
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Old 11-17-2018, 11:47 PM
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I retired in 2008, having survived lung cancer and ending up with one. I restored a '70 Chevy Short 4X4, a '71 Blazer, partial restore of a '70 Burb, sold them all and restored a '65 GTO hardtop and a '70 GTO vert and just recently gave them to my kids. Bought a basket case '69 K5 Blazer which needs every thing and the shell and frame are still at the body shop. Last July, I was able to get my '61 C1. I've been busy working on it. Today I took all the bolts /nuts out of the windshield frame. When my son and his family come up from NC for a week at Christmas time, he can help me lift it off. I believe I will take it to Glassworks after the holidays to have it rebuilt. My car came with a hard top and a soft top frame that was a bent up mess. Had a soft top installed after straightening up the top frame only to see the windshield frame pulling up enough to expose the upper edge of the windshield when the top was clamped down. The C1 was my bucket list car. I'm almost 68 so these two are the last.
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Old 11-18-2018, 08:10 AM
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