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Forum: C3 General
07-12-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By scrappy76

Hey David, I will be there early...

Hey David,

I will be there early Saturday morning to chase you down and get the seats your bringing. I will be there all day, so if you need a hand with grabbing anything we can hang...
Forum: C3 General
06-23-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,666
Posted By scrappy76

I cant stand the bologna skin tires. I am old...

I cant stand the bologna skin tires.
I am old school myself and love the 15s. Till I find a nice set of used 10" wide vectors, I will run 10" old school rallies on my flared 76, with spacers in the...
Forum: C3 General
04-26-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By scrappy76

A yup. Well lets see, the name sounds like...

A yup.

Well lets see, the name sounds like it's a woman, plus the fact of them saying " YIPPEE". I think its the exwife who won the car in the divorce. And now to piss the ex husband off, she is...
Forum: C3 General
03-27-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,975
Posted By scrappy76

Oh my gosh GTFU. The o/p fires his vette up...

Oh my gosh GTFU.

The o/p fires his vette up after 8am to just move it out of the way so he can go to work. It takes maybe a couple minutes and people have to freak the heck out. It's only for a...
03-13-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,915
Posted By scrappy76

Agreed. your rear spring is sagging and in a...

Agreed. your rear spring is sagging and in a couple of the pictures your rear tires seem to be inward a bit up top.

List of things to do :

Replace tires
Replace spring
Replace bushings
...
Forum: C3 General
02-25-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 736
Posted By scrappy76

Cool. Rust free is the best way to start. The...

Cool. Rust free is the best way to start. The fact that it runs and drive is even better. enjoy. get all the mechanicals good, like brakes and bushings, tires. make it where you can drive it safely...
Forum: C3 General
12-19-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,597
Posted By scrappy76

Sometime it's just the fact that the car holds...

Sometime it's just the fact that the car holds sometime of value once you break it down. Since you have plans to strip and part out, the idea of all the parts laying on the ground cleaned up, numbers...
Forum: C3 General
12-07-2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By scrappy76

I am not sure how much stink you are talking, but...

I am not sure how much stink you are talking, but it shouldn't smell as bad as you are describing. Though older cars without cats and carb'd will have a different smell.

I have a 100 mile round...
12-07-2017, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By scrappy76

Pm Sent. Hey Bill, I am going to make a...

Pm Sent.

Hey Bill, I am going to make a post to see if anyone lives near you can pick these wheels up and ship them to me before I bother my family in Chicago. Thanks.
Forum: C3 General
11-30-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 927
Posted By scrappy76

Some people just to not appreciate the unique...

Some people just to not appreciate the unique look of the 76 steering wheel that can found also in the Chevy Vega.
This is the main reason why I will never change the one year design in my 76.
Forum: C3 General
11-17-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 869
Posted By scrappy76

I get in my 1976 vette with a transplanted big...

I get in my 1976 vette with a transplanted big block 454 and a 3:73 rear, and I am screaming down the highway pleasantly doing 70 at about 3100 rpm's. Then I go to work the next day in my 1994 vette...
11-09-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By scrappy76

It looks like the pull handle for the retractable...

It looks like the pull handle for the retractable rear cover.
Forum: C3 General
11-07-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,118
Posted By scrappy76

You have the short water pump, so you are good...

You have the short water pump, so you are good with the those brackets from zip vette. now it's about pulleys on the alt and the p/s pump lining up, which they should with your water pump and crank...
Forum: C3 General
11-03-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,089
Posted By scrappy76

No. Everything metal under the hood has...

No.

Everything metal under the hood has rust on it. Do not trust a dealership that would not install a $15 belt, but give a $15 excuse.
Forum: C3 General
10-09-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,685
Posted By scrappy76

Everything does look one piece except for the...

Everything does look one piece except for the hood. I cannot really see any bonding lines or removal lines that you would see if he made the front from an original front.
Tom, the thing is great...
10-08-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,121
Posted By scrappy76

You are absolutely right, Sentimental Trumps. I...

You are absolutely right, Sentimental Trumps. I think you have had to say that over a dozen times to let people know this. Wonder when they will get your point. :toetap:
Forum: C3 General
10-07-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,685
Posted By scrappy76

post more pics please, hood up, side view, back...

post more pics please, hood up, side view, back view, interior. please pretty please with dual exhaust on top. :)
Forum: C3 General
10-04-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,685
Posted By scrappy76

It does look as if someone molded in a stock...

It does look as if someone molded in a stock front with the hood. I think it's badass. I love one of a kind stuff. The car is definately a keeper.:thumbs:
Forum: C3 General
09-14-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,441
Posted By scrappy76

Rule # 1 in my book. Trust nobody. ...

Rule # 1 in my book. Trust nobody.

Craigslist buying and selling, I always ask to meet at a store.

I do not care how awesome your corvette is or whatever you own is, somebody following you is...
Forum: C3 General
09-06-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,378
Posted By scrappy76

Exactly. The car is really nice....

Exactly.

The car is really nice. Just fix the beast and get on with it. I bet that 75% on this forum are upside down in their vette whether they want to admit it or not.
08-13-2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,157
Posted By scrappy76

Aww quit your wining, get your tools out and fix...

Aww quit your wining, get your tools out and fix it. If you cant do that right now, park it till you can. Believe me, once it's rolling and you got all the kinks out, you will thank yourself you...
Forum: C3 General
07-19-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,098
Posted By scrappy76

I get a lot of " cool car " and thumbs up when I...

I get a lot of " cool car " and thumbs up when I drive my 76, which has a big block and side pipes, but the paint job is a 100 footer. Now even though my 94 is in mint condition, I do not get much...
07-05-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By scrappy76

:thumbs: Words I speak on a regular basis. ...

:thumbs: Words I speak on a regular basis.

If your engine does start and is not making any sounds, oil pressure is good temps are good you should be ok. The dying could be the ignition module...
Forum: C3 General
06-22-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By scrappy76

It's not an easy " drill and tap ". if you look...

It's not an easy " drill and tap ". if you look inside the bung you will see a beveled edge that the transmission line has to sit against, sort of like a brake line. You could find a machine shop to...
06-02-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By scrappy76

The way I see it, it was working fine before you...

The way I see it, it was working fine before you painted it, pretty sure something happened, whether it's the paint or the positive insulator cracked or broke when you loosened it or tightened it, or...
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