CorvetteForum - Chevrolet Corvette Forum Discussion - Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: Faster Rat
Showing results 1 to 25 of 87
Search took 0.07 seconds.
Forum: C3 General
07-12-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,758
Posted By Faster Rat

I have a theory that most people believe whatever...

I have a theory that most people believe whatever they want to believe, whether it is actually true or not, in order to justify their own situation and the decisions they make...present company...
Forum: C3 General
06-23-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 596
Posted By Faster Rat

Gerry is there with his. Alan Struck told me he...

Gerry is there with his. Alan Struck told me he has visited Gerry and seen the car there. I have driven this beautiful, very original...
Forum: C3 General
06-23-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 596
Posted By Faster Rat

Bloomington Gold

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/800x600/img_69071_931f6f063a9288181e49c27fbd49671d9b06793c.jpg
The Special Collection 2018 has 46 of the 216 L88s produced...more than...
06-06-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By Faster Rat

The Flying Dutchman wall art

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-20180602_110115_9d09a0ff0f70557ac5a441c5c906c6d786995495.jpg
When I came back to the main shop last weekend, found this...
06-01-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By Faster Rat

Have you had somebody press the accelerator to...

Have you had somebody press the accelerator to the floor while you observe the throttle shaft? If it is not rotating all the way to the stop, you have a bent accelerator linkage. This is the 15...
Forum: C3 General
06-01-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,613
Posted By Faster Rat

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/1153x720/80-black_lines_matter_3a4c0a7c575f5906ba855a0c298ed021e07a05cc.jpeg
An enthusiast who likes factory hot rods.
Forum: C3 General
03-29-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,011
Posted By Faster Rat

Sorry Duane, that is such a worn-out meaningless...

Sorry Duane, that is such a worn-out meaningless phrase that I just cannot help myself. Market value seriously depends on how many people know about it being for sale. If good buddy Joe Sixpack...
Forum: C3 General
03-20-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 470,149
Posted By Faster Rat

800 hp running on $12 per gallon 108 octane...

800 hp running on $12 per gallon 108 octane leaded race fuel, even with a new shroudless aluminum L88 radiator, will not get very far down any road. I see a trailer to either car shows or the drag...
Forum: C3 General
02-28-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 628
Posted By Faster Rat

Whenever I feel overwhelmed by the task(s) at...

Whenever I feel overwhelmed by the task(s) at hand, I remember the advice about how to eat an elephant....one bite at a time.

I also have learned my limitations over the last 14 years and do not...
Forum: C3 General
02-22-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 883
Posted By Faster Rat

My advice...don't get carried away and over do...

My advice...don't get carried away and over do it. They were never perfect when they left the factory. Get a copy of the most recent NCRS Technical Information Manual & Judging Guide. Over-restoring...
Forum: C3 General
02-07-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By Faster Rat

Start by removing the passenger side dash. Then...

Start by removing the passenger side dash. Then unscrew and remove the wiper control and vent. The radio has to come out to the passenger side, after removing the brace, knobs and disconnect the...
02-06-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By Faster Rat

to the correct (original) one

to the correct (original) one
Forum: C3 General
01-13-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,361
Posted By Faster Rat

They sound nice too...really LOUD! Only 4,355...

They sound nice too...really LOUD! Only 4,355 out of 38,762 (11.2%) left the factory that way in 1969. This is one of them. No other C3s ever had the option.
01-07-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,253
Posted By Faster Rat

Weatherstrip adhesive

Weatherstrip adhesive
Forum: C3 General
01-01-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,117
Posted By Faster Rat

That is a meaningless statement. I am willing to...

That is a meaningless statement. I am willing to pay $100 for it...and I am evidently someone...so that is all it is worth? The car is worth what MANY people are willing to pay for it. Cobbled...
Forum: C3 General
12-30-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,284
Posted By Faster Rat

:iagree: I have little sympathy for those who...

:iagree:
I have little sympathy for those who buy classic cars without exercising due diligence. If a person does not have the knowledge, then an expert should be hired. The old saying "A fool and...
Forum: C3 General
12-10-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,277
Posted By Faster Rat

Greg How about turning off the bold type? If...

Greg
How about turning off the bold type? If what you have to say is valid, you don't have to shout to make your point....
Dennis
Forum: C3 General
12-08-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 811
Posted By Faster Rat

Not true. The window sticker has the VIN on it. ...

Not true. The window sticker has the VIN on it. The tank sticker does not. Once removed from the tank, an important connection is lost. It usually has a build sequence number penciled in, which...
Forum: C3 General
12-08-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 811
Posted By Faster Rat

Morgan This question gets asked many times. ...

Morgan
This question gets asked many times. The correct answer is always the same. If the car no longer has the original engine, it is no longer any more special than any other car without it's...
Forum: C3 General
11-15-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,636
Posted By Faster Rat

Glad to hear the Silver Bullet finally made it! ...

Glad to hear the Silver Bullet finally made it! You better put some miles and smiles on before the snow starts falling in Bavaria.....
Forum: C3 General
11-02-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By Faster Rat

If you would have asked me 3 months ago. I would...

If you would have asked me 3 months ago. I would not have had any idea. After 13 years I finally ripped my original carpets out and saw them for the first time. Learning only really comes thru...
Forum: C3 General
11-01-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By Faster Rat

Chinese explanation : Sum ting wong

Chinese explanation : Sum ting wong
Forum: C3 General
10-31-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By Faster Rat

Seattle is a mighty fishy town! L88 crate...

Seattle is a mighty fishy town! L88 crate engines were available over the counter. Who says this one is from a Corvette? The ad says it has a Corvette tripower setup on it. Sounds like a...
Forum: C3 General
10-30-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By Faster Rat

Why would you want to spend time and money having...

Why would you want to spend time and money having it judged as a Bloomington Survivor or an NCRS Bowtie car...then restore it and destroy the award ( s)?
10-28-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,796
Posted By Faster Rat

My dad joined the Army in 1940 when he was 18...

My dad joined the Army in 1940 when he was 18 years old. He was sent to India with the first group to fly The Hump as flight engineer, sometimes as copilot, carrying 55 gallon drums of fuel to the...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 87
 


 
Forum Jump

Sponsored Ads
Vendor Directory

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.