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Old 01-04-2019, 01:37 PM
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Getting some work in on the car the next few months. New body bushing, new headlight support to get rid of rivet bumps. Sniper fuel injection with new tank. And body work with new paint job and all new chrome. Last year I did all new suspension, Wilwood brake with all new lines and master. New 502 with an M22 trans. Plus a new interior. Also replaced the vacuum systems for the headlights and wiper doors. This will be a brand new car when I am done. Can you say upside down. The other car is my 67 GTO pro street project that is also going on at the same time. That has a 540 in it.

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Both cars look very cool
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Upside down is the only way to go. Both cars are that way! Hell of a ride though. You can't drive your 401K but you can drive the He)) out of these.
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Upside down is the only way to go. Both cars are that way! Hell of a ride though. You can't drive your 401K but you can drive the He)) out of these.
Thats how i feel. Bought the 72 with a 401k loan. Might as well use the money while I am still alive.
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Hey 540 Vette, some nice toys there in your closet! Keep us posted.
Shout out to Commack! I lived in neighboring Kings Park before moving to Vegas
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You need one of these so you can get deeper into it! 3 is better than 2. No the maroon one is not mine. I can only occupy one side of the garage. But a lift is sure helpful. Would not do without one now. My other toy is a boat. Another big money pit.

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Hey 540 Vette, some nice toys there in your closet! Keep us posted.
Shout out to Commack! I lived in neighboring Kings Park before moving to Vegas

thanks. How long have you been off long island.


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thanks. How long have you been off long island.
5 years now. Got tired of shoveling snow.
Used to use Gasoline Heaven in Commack for service.
(sorry didn't mean to take the topic sideways)
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5 years now. Got tired of shoveling snow.
Used to use Gasoline Heaven in Commack for service.
(sorry didn't mean to take the topic sideways)
I don't live to far from there. I am by Commack high school. We go to a Chinese place for food on Old Indian head road and main st. Gasoline heaven now sells Cam 2.
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You said you put in a new fuel tank. Who's tank and pump are you using?
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Grew up in Syosset, moved to Huntington and then out to Port Jefferson. Bin of the Island a long time but still remember Old Indian Head Rd, Kingspark. Great place to grow up back in the 60's.
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I don't live to far from there. I am by Commack high school. We go to a Chinese place for food on Old Indian head road and main st. Gasoline heaven now sells Cam 2.
Sure, Long River. Know it well.
Tim at Gasoline Heaven is a great guy. Runs a first rate place there. One of the few honest mechanic shops in the area. I miss not having him close by.
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Nice toys! Would love to have a GOAT, my brother had a '66 with a 389, super nice car. Got pics?
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You said you put in a new fuel tank. Who's tank and pump are you using?
I didn't put it in yet. I am using the Sniper one and the pump that goes with it.
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Nice toys! Would love to have a GOAT, my brother had a '66 with a 389, super nice car. Got pics?
I'll post some saturday.
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Nice spring like day on Long Island. Got both doors open, blasting some music. I got the body mounts done and the headlight header. Now the body work is getting done. I am hoping to paint it by the end of March. I will post somemore as I get the time to take pictures.

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Both cars look very cool
I second that. Nice work OP!
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I've seen several forum members build these wood platforms to support their C3's rather than using jack stands.
I am going to build some for my project.
How long are the individual 2" X 4" s and did you just screw them together?
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