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Old 04-13-2019, 08:34 PM
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Old 04-13-2019, 10:41 PM
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I used expanding foam sealant inside of my collapsed bolster and it came out pretty well, but the stiffness makes it hard to get the seat to fold forward very far now. Anyway, it was originally the driver's seat and now it's on the pass side so it's not really a big problem.
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Old 04-14-2019, 01:24 AM
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Digidash, nice looking Vert; is it '88 or '89?

catso, did you use a leather refinish kit or a spray can?
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Old 04-14-2019, 01:29 AM
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Digidash, nice looking Vert; is it '88 or '89?

catso, did you use a leather refinish kit or a spray can?
Thanks! ItĎs an Ď89 six speed. The only thing wrong with it is the price is not appreciating
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Old 04-16-2019, 03:26 AM
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Drove up to Oulton Park on Thursday with my friend in his LT1. We went the scenic way up through Wales and then across to England. Nice clear run, decent weather! Then on Friday we were booked on to a drifting day at Oulton Park circuit. Only £120 for the day, 9-5 with a lunch hour. Both our cars behaved well (my power steering fluid got pretty hot so going to refresh that) They wetted the track occasionally, which made it very easy to get my ZF6 TPI sideways! Fantastic fun and something different to the usual track day. The previous owner of my car never drove it in the rain, sucker! Good shakedown ready for a roadtrip to Spa next month with some track time there too











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Old 04-16-2019, 11:51 AM
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Looks like you got her more than a little sideways...
But then g-forces are fun from any angle; way to enjoy your Vette.
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Old 04-16-2019, 04:51 PM
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Installed my new 3" Stainless Works Exhaust from headers to mufflers...

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Old 04-16-2019, 05:10 PM
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^ what does it sound like? Time for a video clip!
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Old 04-16-2019, 06:18 PM
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Damn, it's spotless under there; does she ever get driven??
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Old 04-16-2019, 07:34 PM
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Damn, it's spotless under there; does she ever get driven??
Yes, I drive it on weekends mostly.... I keep it clean... just one of my hobbies... If it gets a leak, it gets fixed asap...
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Old 04-17-2019, 02:39 PM
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I tried mixing up the grey dye from some Angelus dye colors I bought but I didn't really hit the color right. Either I will continue mixing and experimenting or I will submit a sample of the leather (cut from a hidden spot) to a place like the Seat Doctor or some other place that will formulate the dye for me. For now the bolster looks OK, but it's not exactly the correct color. If anyone has suggestions on dye matching I am very interested.
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Old 04-17-2019, 02:55 PM
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^ what does it sound like? Time for a video clip!
Please!
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Old 04-17-2019, 03:09 PM
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catso, if you have the bolster "repaired" and the leather is OEM maybe an interior spray die would be a good avenue.

I've watching some vids by TheCorvetteBen and he uses said spray dies on C3 seats as he restores them.
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Old 04-17-2019, 04:20 PM
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Please!
Ill get one tonight when I get home... wife has a better phone than mine, gonna see if she will assist....
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Old 04-18-2019, 11:37 PM
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I finished installing everything on mine the other day after itís paint. Only thing left is the emblems and targa trim and I left that off because they are going to buff it.




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Old 04-18-2019, 11:41 PM
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Installed my new 3" Stainless Works Exhaust from headers to mufflers...

i talked to the exhaust shop today and they should be installing my headers on Wednesday. Did you ever get the sound clip? Iím going to try to remember to get one before and after. Iím only changing the headers since it already has duals in it from last year to hear the difference of just headers. I donít think it will be much louder but just a better tone to it.
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Old 04-19-2019, 01:59 AM
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Very little if any "peal" in that job, doubt it will take much buffing.
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Old 04-19-2019, 06:19 PM
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Very little if any "peal" in that job, doubt it will take much buffing.
well it has a grainy feel to the paint on the top parts of the car which Iím pretty sure is some overspray. I talked to them and they said itís easy for that to happen from sitting in the shop for a bit before we picked it up. So they told me to stop by and they will buff it whenever I get the time to bring it back.
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Old 04-19-2019, 07:14 PM
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Me and the old man replaced the radiator and fixed a few vacuum lines and repaired the trans cooler line. Cleaned the overflow tank and such. Gonna run it a few days with water then flush it out and antifreeze her up
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Old 04-20-2019, 07:12 PM
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Did some more underside detailing and a quick video, just messin' around with the new exhaist....


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