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So, you are retired. What did you do today with your C1 or C2 ?

Old 06-11-2018, 07:56 PM
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Old 06-11-2018, 08:01 PM
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Took a ride in my hot rod bass boat. Haven't touched either Corvette in months.


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Congrats on your retirement!
I am only partially retired... But here was Sunday's outing!

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Old 06-11-2018, 08:18 PM
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Yeehaw!
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Old 06-11-2018, 08:23 PM
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I'm jealous.

My bride and I were going to go cruising in our '63 roadster today. But when I turned the key...... nothing.

Some bozo who actually knows better (me) had turned the key to the ACC position and then pulled the key out without checking the switch position. Result, dead battery.

So, we didn't go out.
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Old 06-11-2018, 08:29 PM
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Been retired for 13 years

Put finishing touches on multiple projects -- Hope to fire it up tomorrow after many months on the lift





Holley Sniper EFI


200-4R Overdrive transmission


Shiftworks Shifter


6 Sequential Tail Lights


Wilwood Brakes

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Old 06-11-2018, 08:39 PM
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Originally Posted by jim lockwood View Post
I'm jealous.

My bride and I were going to go cruising in our '63 roadster today. But when I turned the key...... nothing.

Some bozo who actually knows better (me) had turned the key to the ACC position and then pulled the key out without checking the switch position. Result, dead battery.

So, we didn't go out.
I have done that more than once. So, I started making it a habit to turn the key to off and throw the key on the dash. Problem solved.
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Old 06-11-2018, 08:50 PM
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Recuperating from 7 day Caribbean cruise. Will start soaking 63s rear suspension in PB-Blaster tomorrow to prep for trailing arm overhaul.
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Congrats on retirement. Going to talk to the pension folks tomorrow. Hopefully I can retire in August, December at the latest. Wife says I still have to find another job for 10 years though till she retires.
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Congrats on the first day. Its been 2 years for me and every day is great!
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Going for front end alignment tomorrow , looked at it on the way to the golf course have not found any bad things about being retired except that im old.

Going to look at new drivers tomorrow also


and taking this one to soccer practice .
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Old 06-11-2018, 09:42 PM
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We drove to a couple local wineries to pick up our club shipments. Itís great to be retired and able to do that on a weekday so as to avoid the weekend crowds!

If I wanted to brag about what I did on my summer vacation I would post it up in OT - where that kind of stuff belongs....
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Old 06-11-2018, 09:51 PM
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Originally Posted by elwood13 View Post
Congrats on retirement. Going to talk to the pension folks tomorrow. Hopefully I can retire in August, December at the latest. Wife says I still have to find another job for 10 years though till she retires.
You think when everything is in writing its pretty cut and dried. But I just got a letter from the people I retired from and they sold my pension to an insurance company. Basically said we are no longer responsible for anything we promised and it was nice knowing you.

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I've been retired three years now and have a C1 and a C2, so this is my M.O. Each day I walk around both cars at least once a day and look all over to see what I could do that would make them look better or work better. Then I spend anywhere from 15 minutes to an hour, more if I'm inspired, doing some little something to them. It doesn't seem like much at the time, but after 6 months, you've really got a lot done. Some days it may be as simple as dust then off, or check the oil, clean the wheels. Other days, I may take off some part and clean it up or paint it. It all adds up.
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I once asked my mother how long it took for her to get used to retirement after her civil service job. She said her last work day was Friday and she was used to it by Monday. It's been the same for me. ..... No playing with the Corvette for several weeks as the DOT has torn up the roads around my home. So I've been spending lots of time on the pontoon boat.
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Age 74, and I have been retired for 22 years. Took the C 2 to the NHRA Power Tour today and parked it next to all those 600 hp hot rods.
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Nothing. Visited my 94 year old dad....try to go see him (400 miles away) once every month....he won’t be here forever....
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Been retired since 2013 and it seems I'm more busy working since I retired . Have been working on restoring my 57 corvette since November almost every day starting at 6 or 7 am . It's debatable to say that I am retired .
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Old 06-12-2018, 12:25 AM
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Checked the surge tank while cold - still half full
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You will enjoy the retirement. I have been retired 15 years and it seems more like 15 months. Was gonna play golf today,but it was raining so changed out the clutch and pressure plate instead.
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