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07-18-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,021
Posted By Railroadman

My card is in today's mail. I'm betting it's not...

My card is in today's mail. I'm betting it's not the only one.
07-17-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By Railroadman

First results from the air compressor / blast cabinet project

After much work, and with much help and advice from those on this forum, I finally am up and running with the compressor. Pic below is a shot of two bumper braces - obviously one before, and one...
Forum: C1 & C2 Parts
07-09-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Railroadman

Horseshoes and hand grenades! :lol:

Horseshoes and hand grenades! :lol:
07-09-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,572
Posted By Railroadman

:rock::hurray: Congrats! I know the feeling...

:rock::hurray:

Congrats! I know the feeling of finally getting a project home and secure at your own place. It's a milestone!

I missed it at the time, but OP mentioned possibly having to go buy...
07-04-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,964
Posted By Railroadman

Welcome! A sense of humor and a thick skin can...

Welcome! A sense of humor and a thick skin can both come in handy at times. But you will find a wealth of information here. What one person does not know, someone else has already been there done...
07-03-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,098
Posted By Railroadman

:iagree: This was no random "Hey, let's...

:iagree:

This was no random "Hey, let's steal a car" deal. Whoever stole that knew exactly what it was and why it was desirable.

As technology continues to advance, I would think it will become...
07-03-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By Railroadman

I presume Detroit has a Corvette Club or two in...

I presume Detroit has a Corvette Club or two in the area. I'd suggest you contact it/them with your request. Every club seems to have one or two members who were active in Vettes even 50 years ago....
06-27-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Railroadman

You don't have to thank me, the bill is in the...

You don't have to thank me, the bill is in the mail! :lol::D
06-20-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
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Views: 281
Posted By Railroadman

IMHO this forum is fine the way it is. While the...

IMHO this forum is fine the way it is. While the OT section has a lot of juvenile and warped blather, it also has a wealth of very knowledgeable people on ANY topic you may name. I have asked...
06-20-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,113
Posted By Railroadman

I already have one POS, so I can make cracks...

I already have one POS, so I can make cracks about others! :rofl:
06-19-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,113
Posted By Railroadman

That car can be worth a small fortune. All it...

That car can be worth a small fortune. All it would take is a big fortune.
06-15-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,693
Posted By Railroadman

Yes, I'm staying in touch with them, and did send...

Yes, I'm staying in touch with them, and did send them a pic. As you say, just so they don't feel they gave it away.

Someone had asked in the other thread where the car spent its life, to get...
06-15-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Railroadman

NMVTIS is relatively new - Google it if you care...

NMVTIS is relatively new - Google it if you care exactly. But it would not show stuff 20 or 30 years ago unless some state had info that old and fed it in. I think the focus is on current info, not...
06-12-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 18,139
Posted By Railroadman

If you are talking about the metal strip just...

If you are talking about the metal strip just below the door, that's what your lifting clips fit under. Otherwise you're lifting on fiberglass. I have not explored just what that strip is attached...
06-12-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 840
Posted By Railroadman

Wow, what a little sweetheart! Enjoy the moment,...

Wow, what a little sweetheart! Enjoy the moment, as you no doubt know they grow up far too fast! :cheers::thumbs:
06-09-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,124
Posted By Railroadman

It did not show on the list. I removed mine for...

It did not show on the list. I removed mine for less weight overall and especially less weight on the back section of the car as it's being lifted.
06-09-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By Railroadman

I had a thread on here not long ago asking about...

I had a thread on here not long ago asking about anchoring a compressor, and the overwhelming vote was it will not move a bit.
...
06-08-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,105
Posted By Railroadman

Unless there are other reasons why you have to...

Unless there are other reasons why you have to sell, you should not need to justify keeping it. "I want to keep it" is all the reason you need, and you should not be ashamed or reluctant to do, or...
06-08-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,124
Posted By Railroadman

You're welcome, I'm just passing along what was...

You're welcome, I'm just passing along what was shared with me. Ain't this place wonderful? :thumbs:
06-08-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,124
Posted By Railroadman

For those planning to do this project, here's a...

For those planning to do this project, here's a great check list forwarded to me by Hermn59. I would caution to ALSO do a visual before starting the lift, and again every few inches on the way up. ...
06-07-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,654
Posted By Railroadman

As I see it you have nothing to gain. You gave...

As I see it you have nothing to gain. You gave the info, you did your good deed for the day, quit while you are ahead.

When your gut feeling says something just does not feel right, listen to...
06-07-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By Railroadman

While I am not a fan of ethanol in my gas, corn...

While I am not a fan of ethanol in my gas, corn is a crop. You can plant as much of it as you want. Nobody is going without a meal because it's being used for ethanol.
06-07-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,567
Posted By Railroadman

I am not an attorney and don't play one on TV...

I am not an attorney and don't play one on TV either. But I question whether there is a legal obligation to modify a vehicle to keep pace with technological developments.

Using that logic,...
06-06-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,124
Posted By Railroadman

At this point I'm undecided, if a decent used...

At this point I'm undecided, if a decent used frame comes along at a reasonable price I'll go that way. There's a lot of stuff to do before I have to make a final decision so I'm not feeling under...
06-06-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,124
Posted By Railroadman

'64 Body lift done - details and pics

This is a long one. Yesterday was the long-awaited body lift. I'll describe my adventure, point out a few things which are problems in doing this, and of course since you love pics.....

First...
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