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Yesterday, 05:24 PM
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Posted By deejaydu

Brian the problem you are experiencing with your...

Brian the problem you are experiencing with your search is that you are only looking for a fully documented no excuses 67, 350 hp, factory A/C, loaded coupe. Therein lies the problem. The car you...
07-19-2019, 02:07 PM
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Posted By iamq

My car has been a basket case, a show car, a...

My car has been a basket case, a show car, a collector car and a daily driver...

Basket Case
I bought my car in 1978 from a well known Corvette restorer/dealer, it was a one owner matching...
07-18-2019, 04:32 PM
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Posted By 65vette396

Join the NCRS as suggested and try and make the...

Join the NCRS as suggested and try and make the Frisco, TX Regional in late Oct (closest to you from Northern KS). I took my 18 yr old son last yr and he had a blast. He too is one of the "could...
07-18-2019, 12:22 PM
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Posted By SWCDuke

Assuming you can afford to buy a car that looks...

Assuming you can afford to buy a car that looks close to Top Flight, the first thing you should do is join NCRS and your local chapter and have it judged at a local chapter event to get a baseline...
07-18-2019, 12:11 PM
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Posted By Powershift

You do not need a car to join NCRS National and...

You do not need a car to join NCRS National and Local Chapter. Go ahead and do both, and attend a chapter meeting and event. See some cars and establish relationships.

I belonged to NCRS...
07-18-2019, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Nowhere Man

first have you been to any type of NCRS event. ...

first have you been to any type of NCRS event. while I love and enjoy judging events its not for everyone. it sounds like you want a freshly restored car that could be a NCRS top flight car with...
07-18-2019, 10:44 AM
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Posted By SWCDuke

Most gasoline vendors say pump gas has a nominal...

Most gasoline vendors say pump gas has a nominal shelf life of about a year before gum and varnish can begin forming, and that's probably on the conservative side.

Lack of coolant circulation can...
07-18-2019, 10:39 AM
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Posted By ChattanoogaJSB

You probably already know what kind of user...

You probably already know what kind of user youíre likely to be and I wouldnít worry about how the other half lives (so to speak). Either way you are subject to issues once in a blue moon but regular...
07-18-2019, 10:24 AM
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Posted By vettebuyer6369

Judging by some of the questions Iíve seen you...

Judging by some of the questions Iíve seen you ask, it seems you are looking for a short list of hard and fast rules you can follow in order to buy your first collector car, that will address all...
07-18-2019, 10:21 AM
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Posted By 65vette396

There is truth to both sides of this debate. if...

There is truth to both sides of this debate. if you are restoring a car to NCRS standards and are trying to achieve top awards, then you only drive it to keep the engine and trans lubricated,...
07-18-2019, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Railroadman

I'd add "project car" to the categories! :D ...

I'd add "project car" to the categories! :D

I don't claim to have a complete answer for you, but I'd suggest there is probably a difference between parking a car in the family garage for 20 years...
07-18-2019, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Geralds57

What he said is true. I’ve done it myself,...

What he said is true. I’ve done it myself, although not for decades. Any older vehicle if not driven, will eventually have problems. Biggest problems will be fuel or brake related. After you get one,...
07-17-2019, 12:34 PM
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Posted By GTOguy

I'll do you one better: MANY Bloomington Gold...

I'll do you one better: MANY Bloomington Gold Certified Corvettes have used borrowed parts to temporarily attain that status, and those parts are removed after the car is certified. What passed as...
07-17-2019, 11:03 AM
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Posted By alexandervdr

[/size] Pick at least one of the following ...

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Pick at least one of the following

- have set enough money aside to deal with the unforeseen problems that invariably come with any classic car
- have acces to a very knowledgeable and...
07-14-2019, 07:22 PM
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Posted By Easy Rhino

You seem a very thoughtful and gracious guy - the...

You seem a very thoughtful and gracious guy - the kind of guy that many C2 owners wouldn't mind letting enjoy their car as a experience and test. A jerk would not be welcome to enjoy many (most?) C2...
07-14-2019, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Powershift

One way to attempt to get where you want to go is...

One way to attempt to get where you want to go is to look for cars that have been awarded all of the below:

1. NCRS National Top Flight or NCRS National Duntov Award........... Or NCRS 5-Star...
07-14-2019, 02:34 PM
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Posted By AkrHack

Drive it frequently!

Drive it frequently!
07-14-2019, 12:59 PM
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Posted By Easy Rhino

Now I understand what you're saying. Let me say...

Now I understand what you're saying. Let me say if I can repeat it back to you: You're looking for a small block '67 L79 coupe with such unquestionable provenance and impeccable credentials that is...
07-10-2019, 10:09 AM
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Views: 3,716
Posted By Powershift

Someone put it on..............but not GM. Seems...

Someone put it on..............but not GM. Seems odd to limit RPM to 4000, when these cars can clearly be (or should be able to be) operated at 5000 + RPM. Perhaps something unique with a...
07-10-2019, 09:45 AM
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Views: 3,716
Posted By Nowhere Man

what ever it is its not OEM

what ever it is its not OEM
07-09-2019, 04:57 PM
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Views: 3,716
Posted By Powershift

I may be going out on a...

I may be going out on a limb...........BUT.........if the suffix letters indicate K19 with AC/PS and the VIN derivative is correct and looks proper, and the engine casting number and casting date are...
07-08-2019, 01:55 PM
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Views: 3,716
Posted By vark_wso

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/832x468/_67_w_c60_and_k19_07f51dfa4def8f34ddf2899a0b2f30232d76c385.jpg
As can be seen from the photo, the K19 smog pump does not visually...
06-29-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,713
Posted By provette67

Ttt

Ttt
06-27-2019, 08:54 AM
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Views: 3,168
Posted By mikelj

Exactamundo, that has always been the question...

Exactamundo, that has always been the question here. It has been proven many times an HT suffix can have A/C OR P/S, but not both.
06-26-2019, 05:31 PM
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Views: 3,168
Posted By emdoller

There is no reason not to believe a HT suffix...

There is no reason not to believe a HT suffix engine could have AC. The question was wether or not a HT engine could have AC AND PS and I believe, given John Zís explanation, the answer was no. HP...
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