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12-08-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Mr D.

Yes it can be repaired ...

Yes it can be repaired

http://z28camaro.com/restoration-services/
Forum: C3 General
11-16-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By Mr D.

Having owned and restored (frame off) two 65's...

Having owned and restored (frame off) two 65's your body is very straight, nice find.
Forum: C3 General
11-16-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By Mr D.

Sweet, I see you also have a Sun Machine. I had a...

Sweet, I see you also have a Sun Machine. I had a 1155 that looks similar to yours.
Forum: C3 General
11-01-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,053
Posted By Mr D.

Did this acquaintance stay in a Holiday Inn last...

Did this acquaintance stay in a Holiday Inn last night? Seriously find a new acquaintance.

Sounds like a solid car for the money and I would need to see detailed pictures to go any further than...
11-01-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,551
Posted By Mr D.

I would try to re-chrome the originals, repos fit...

I would try to re-chrome the originals, repos fit ok'ish but nothing like true GM. You can polish the plastic lens. Try to retain the original gaskets as the repo sucks.
Forum: C3 General
10-29-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,278
Posted By Mr D.

When all you have is a pickup and desire to get...

When all you have is a pickup and desire to get the job done.

Disclaimer; I would have loaded it the other way around.

...
Forum: C3 General
10-29-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,278
Posted By Mr D.

Yes, two people can lift and move the frame...

Yes, two people can lift and move the frame around for loading with no problem. It will fit in the back of a pickup truck.
10-17-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,025
Posted By Mr D.

Glad I'm not a 63 fan.

Glad I'm not a 63 fan.
Forum: C3 General
09-27-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 846
Posted By Mr D.

Sure go for it if it's in good mechanical...

Sure go for it if it's in good mechanical condition. I bought a 66 in 98 and drove it 6 hrs home. My first Vette was a POS 75 I bought in 88 and was my daily driver had to keep quarters handy to keep...
Forum: C3 General
09-20-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Mr D.

This is a C2 pic but similar Not letting me...

This is a C2 pic but similar

Not letting me load a picture??????????????????????

http://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c1-and-c2-corvettes/3720438-routing-spark-plug-wires-on-a-c2-327-a.html
Forum: C3 General
09-14-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,152
Posted By Mr D.

Find another machinist, better yet don't deck the...

Find another machinist, better yet don't deck the block because I bet it's not required they just want to make money off you. A good machine shop can deck the block and not machine the number pad.
09-07-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,274
Posted By Mr D.

I always think Old School Gasser when I see these...

I always think Old School Gasser when I see these C1 projects.
09-04-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,054
Posted By Mr D.

Second that.

Second that.
Forum: C3 General
09-04-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,708
Posted By Mr D.

Ryan, do you have a home garage to work on this...

Ryan, do you have a home garage to work on this car? If the answer is yes than this is a easy repair that would only require a few cheap Harbor Freight tools, jack, jack stands and a repair manual.
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09-04-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,828
Posted By Mr D.

Why not just put it back to OEM standards, my 65...

Why not just put it back to OEM standards, my 65 has the original Dist. w/ point and I have never had a problem.

Just saw the fix, glad you found the problem.
09-04-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By Mr D.

What Dennis said and If I was doing this I would...

What Dennis said and If I was doing this I would pull the oil pan too just to make sure I didn't create any unnecessary leaks in the timing cover area. Lot of people do it different ways but why go...
Forum: C3 General
07-10-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Mr D.

Question, after outer bearing is packed and axle...

Question, after outer bearing is packed and axle installed how much grease if any do you add inside the housing before installing the inner packed bearing?
07-03-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,660
Posted By Mr D.

You put the word old in there to throw us off.

You put the word old in there to throw us off.
Forum: C3 General
06-26-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,349
Posted By Mr D.

I would think that $75-100K would get you what...

I would think that $75-100K would get you what your looking for be it new construction or something off the showroom. I would target showroom and something in the 69-73 chrome bumper era. I hate hate...
Forum: C3 General
06-26-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,349
Posted By Mr D.

How deep are your pockets or what do you want to...

How deep are your pockets or what do you want to spend? That will go a long ways as to what your looing to buy or have built.
Forum: C3 General
06-23-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,645
Posted By Mr D.

There is nothing in those pictures that would...

There is nothing in those pictures that would scare me away from buying that car. I would do the in-depth inspection of the birdcage, have seller remove kick panels and header trim around windshield...
06-20-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,778
Posted By Mr D.

That would make a great Gasser project.

That would make a great Gasser project.
Forum: C3 General
06-19-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,124
Posted By Mr D.

There is nothing wrong with that frame, minor...

There is nothing wrong with that frame, minor surface rust.
06-19-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,472
Posted By Mr D.

I think poly bushings in general are snake oil...

I think poly bushings in general are snake oil products.
06-13-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,564
Posted By Mr D.

Same here, 427 with Holley.

Same here, 427 with Holley.
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