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07-11-2019, 05:40 PM
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Posted By gbvette62

It's been a while since I had any NOS pipes, but...

It's been a while since I had any NOS pipes, but in the past I've sold NOS small block pipes (pipes only) for around $1200-$1300, and big block ones in the $1500+ range. I'd put the value of a pair...
06-24-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 946
Posted By gbvette62

I've been crewing for a vintage racer for many...

I've been crewing for a vintage racer for many years, and we've used spreaders bars on every one of the 5 or 6 different Corvettes we've vintage raced, over the years.

In high load, high...
Forum: C3 General
06-11-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By gbvette62

You're not going to find that part number listed...

You're not going to find that part number listed anywhere, because that's the number for the fiberglass case, which was never sold separately.

Like a lot of GM parts, the heater box was only sold...
06-06-2019, 12:42 PM
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Views: 730
Posted By gbvette62

68 Muncie from a Corvette. 1 is Chevrolet ...

68 Muncie from a Corvette.

1 is Chevrolet
8 is 1968 model year
S is St Louis plant
4 is the 68 VIN control number
03926 is the production number

P is a Muncie 4 speed
8 is 1968 model year
06-03-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,722
Posted By gbvette62

Really? ...

Really?

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/189x267/images_a7eedef2516556de5062e52b282e01a97c4550af.jpg
...
06-02-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,305
Posted By gbvette62

The article here is somewhat misleading. The...

The article here is somewhat misleading. The Corvette and Camaro have not been "banned" in Europe.

The EU implemented new rules for emission testing (specifically CO2 and fuel consumption) about...
05-30-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,190
Posted By gbvette62

There are US made seat side chrome in 63-64,...

There are US made seat side chrome in 63-64, 65-66 and 67 versions, that sell for about $225 a set, and are very high quality. There are also foreign made ones that sell for around $185, and though...
Forum: C3 General
05-28-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By gbvette62

81's with a rear defogger (which was about 90% of...

81's with a rear defogger (which was about 90% of them), came with a 70 amp alternator, part number 1101075. Cars without the rear defogger got a 63 amp alternator, part number 1103103.

I would...
Forum: C3 General
05-28-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By gbvette62

Holley carbs were dated two different ways, three...

Holley carbs were dated two different ways, three digit and four digit.

Initially, they were all three digit, with the first digit representing the year, the second the month (1-9, 0 for October,...
05-24-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By gbvette62

"G246" is the casting date, July (G), 24th (24)...

"G246" is the casting date, July (G), 24th (24) 1956 (6).

The "802" is the assembly date, August (8), 2nd (02).

The "AB" is the ratio code. I don't have a list of passenger car rear codes...
05-22-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By gbvette62

There were three different radiators and core...

There were three different radiators and core supports used in 69. Small blocks with a manual trans and without AC, used a 19" wide, aluminum radiator...
Forum: C3 General
05-19-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,877
Posted By gbvette62

It has a crate engine, but from the label on the...

It has a crate engine, but from the label on the valve covers, it's just a "Goodwrench 350". While the Goodwrench 350 is a nice little replacement engine, it's really just a basic made in Mexico 350...
Forum: C3 General
05-16-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,255
Posted By gbvette62

Though they do occasionally host an autocross,...

Though they do occasionally host an autocross, race tracks like Lime Rock Park and Stafford Springs, don't usually have autocross'. You'll find that normally they're held on a parking lot, through a...
Forum: C3 General
05-15-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By gbvette62

The carpet would be dark blue, the same color as...

The carpet would be dark blue, the same color as the seats and the carpet on your door panels.
05-14-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By gbvette62

I'll be honest, normally I don't respond to posts...

I'll be honest, normally I don't respond to posts that are posted in bold type, because I find them hard to read, and I just can't be bothered trying to read them (yes I'm old and cranky :lol:). For...
Forum: C3 General
05-13-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By gbvette62

I don't see an air conditioning compressor on the...

I don't see an air conditioning compressor on the car in the OP's post, but since the car has the evaporator box on the firewall, it obviously had AC at some point. Since it was an AC car, it...
Forum: C3 General
05-13-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,490
Posted By gbvette62

You're in Georgia, so the first person you should...

You're in Georgia, so the first person you should try is Mack, at Corvette Mack in Fayetteville GA. Mack is a super guy to deal with. He's dealing more with newer cars more now, because it's getting...
Forum: C3 General
05-09-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By gbvette62

1977 was the first year factory installed floor...

1977 was the first year factory installed floor mats were available as an option. Prior to 77, clear vinyl and black rubber mats were available, but only as a dealer installed option. Over 36,000...
05-08-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By gbvette62

I responded to this in your other post, in the...

I responded to this in your other post, in the General Section. :thumbs:
05-07-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By gbvette62

Take it to a Corvette or collector car...

Take it to a Corvette or collector car restoration shop, not a body shop.

Body shops are not in business to do paint jobs, or restore cars. Body shops are in business to repair damaged cars, and...
Forum: C3 General
05-04-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By gbvette62

If I was doing a pre-purchase inspection of this...

If I was doing a pre-purchase inspection of this I would have some concerns.

The rivets are definitely suspect, and looking at tag samples I have on my computer, I don't like some of the letters...
Forum: C3 General
05-04-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By gbvette62

I believe this is the antenna you're referring...

I believe this is the antenna you're referring too?

Years ago, we ordered 5 of these for stock, as they were listed in the Corvette Parts Book as 69-70 Corvette antennas. When they came in, we...
Forum: C3 General
05-04-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By gbvette62

Below are pictures of an NOS 68-72 nose emblem,...

Below are pictures of an NOS 68-72 nose emblem, and the US made Trim Parts reproduction emblem. The Trim Parts piece lacks the chamfered end, and doesn't have quite as much taper to the stud, that...
05-02-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,289
Posted By gbvette62

I've never considered myself a purist, even...

I've never considered myself a purist, even though I'm an NCRS judge, and have put cars through Flight Judging. I've had bone stock Corvettes and modified ones, and I've crewed on Corvette race cars,...
05-02-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By gbvette62

If you're going to try to rebuild it yourself,...

If you're going to try to rebuild it yourself, I'd consider getting the "major kit" that comes with a new ball stud and seat, and not the cheaper kit that just has seals. The major kit sells for...
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