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Old 03-14-2019, 02:06 PM
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Ever since I retired my 1971 Corvette Convertible from daily driver duties about a year ago I'v not driven it too much. Today is so beautiful I went for a little drive with the top down.
I went out to the garage thinking I'd have to charge the battery after not driving it for so long. I decided to try and start her first and to my surprise she fired right up, no smoke or anything. I let her warm up a bit and took her on an hour long drive with the top down. Everyone was waving and giving thumbs up and so yelling "Nice car". What a fun feeling.
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Old 03-14-2019, 02:39 PM
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There's no substitute for a convertible. How about a pic?
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Old 03-14-2019, 02:59 PM
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Not today but here she is:


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TU !

BTW....that Gold was one of my two or three C3 favorite colors back then! What was now Laguna Blue was my gotta have color - but I was just a student back then. Never did get the Gold or Laguna Blue.....

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Old 03-14-2019, 03:26 PM
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Yep- out driving the Vette certainly brings out the waves and smiles!!!



Dodgeville Wi over 900 miles from home...




Longest day trip- 660 miles to Champaign IL
Lost a center cap leaving Atlanta- new tires the day before - The tire place did such a bad job balancing the tire -had to stop and get it fixed





Somewhere on the way to Charleston WV-





On the way to Norwalk OH


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Old 03-14-2019, 03:30 PM
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I have family all over those hills in WVa, when I saw that pic I went "that looks like West Virginia"... and you confirmed it. Car is awesome brah!
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Indy track, C3s hard to find in the parking lot.
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Old 03-14-2019, 10:29 PM
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Tonights view from my 3 go pros! Finally got a break from the rain enough to test drive!








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Old 03-15-2019, 06:46 AM
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We just had our first good rain, need 1 more to get the salt off our roads before mine hit the asphalt. T
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not a vette but all I have for now, took it out for about 40 min, had my first "find the bugs" issue
(broken throttle return spring). Block from home heard a thump and found a bolt worked its way from the exh hanger
Love it...quick lil bastige.
Some days I still think of a big block but after driving it sinks in it would be hard to get much more power down.

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