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10-04-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 886
Posted By Railroadman

Welcome! And enjoy the addiction! Let me repeat...

Welcome! And enjoy the addiction! Let me repeat a couple things that have already been said.

First - re photos. Not only should you take pics before starting any work, but when you get into...
10-03-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 725
Posted By Railroadman

Yeah, I was cringing at the use of a bottle jack....

Yeah, I was cringing at the use of a bottle jack. If it takes that much force, something else is wrong and you're at risk for damaging your wheel covers.
10-02-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
[C1] 61 fuelie
Views: 581
Posted By Railroadman

It's never too late to move. And you already...

It's never too late to move. And you already know the car votes for Texas! :lol:
09-26-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By Railroadman

Leave 'em alone - you'll get home a lot faster...

Leave 'em alone - you'll get home a lot faster when the cars ahead of you see them flashing and pull over to the side of the road! :lol:
09-22-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,629
Posted By Railroadman

One question to ask is whether they are able to...

One question to ask is whether they are able to do business where you live. I contacted Adam at NCM and found that due to some wacky NY State regulation :rolleyes:, they are not allowed to do...
09-20-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 4,824
Posted By Railroadman

"It's time the long arm of the law put a few...

"It's time the long arm of the law
put a few more in the ground
send them all to their maker
And he'll settle them down" - Willie and Toby

Sadly in this day and age people do things far worse...
09-09-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 24,995
Posted By Railroadman

You have surged way ahead of me, I have been tied...

You have surged way ahead of me, I have been tied up with another project and have done zippo on the Vette for 2 weeks. :hide: You are making me feel quite guilty! :lol:

Congrats on the progress!...
09-09-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,323
Posted By Railroadman

I think if you check your NCRS Manual, that clip...

I think if you check your NCRS Manual, that clip is supposed to be inserted from the opposite direction! :toetap:
09-06-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By Railroadman

Like many of us, I did stuff back then that I...

Like many of us, I did stuff back then that I would not repeat today for a thick pile of $100's. I figure I used up all my good luck not killing myself or someone else, I'm not going to push my...
08-29-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 947
Posted By Railroadman

95% of car guys will tell you they have made...

95% of car guys will tell you they have made stupid mistakes on their car.

The other 5% are liars.
Forum: C1 & C2 Parts
08-26-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,230
Posted By Railroadman

Geez, is it really necessary to copy all those...

Geez, is it really necessary to copy all those pics just to say "PM sent"? :toetap:
08-24-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,043
Posted By Railroadman

It's no big deal, unless you love Corvettes....

It's no big deal, unless you love Corvettes. :confused2:

This is just a small fraction:
...
08-18-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By Railroadman

:flag: Works for me - it's right there on the...

:flag: Works for me - it's right there on the smilie page. :flag: Right hand column, partway down.

And thank you for serving!
08-18-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,576
Posted By Railroadman

In threads like this, I'm usually the lone voice...

In threads like this, I'm usually the lone voice saying some guys enjoy the challenge of a difficult restoration, it's not always about the money, etc, etc, I have to say I don't think I'd want that...
07-30-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 934
Posted By Railroadman

Wow, some nice looking parts there! :eek:

Wow, some nice looking parts there! :eek:
07-27-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,145
Posted By Railroadman

Frankie beat me to it with the point that most...

Frankie beat me to it with the point that most parts will have to come from over here, adding costs at a higher rate than what it would cost even over here. Have you read posts here and seen pics...
07-24-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 24,995
Posted By Railroadman

:iagree: No point trying to re-use 50+ year...

:iagree:

No point trying to re-use 50+ year old wires when the penalty for a problem can be the loss of the whole car.
07-24-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 24,995
Posted By Railroadman

:thumbs: You are outpacing me, for sure. I have...

:thumbs: You are outpacing me, for sure. I have been spending most of my time on the shop itself. And I now have a shelf unit in the house just for Corvette project parts that are DONE and waiting...
07-24-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By Railroadman

I just bought a case from Travers Tool Co,...

I just bought a case from Travers Tool Co, semi-flat Krylon industrial. No idea if it is "exactly" the same as something else, for my project "close" is good enough. Check them out, it may be what...
07-18-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,058
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: 375
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: 600
Posted By Railroadman

Horseshoes and hand grenades! :lol:

Horseshoes and hand grenades! :lol:
07-09-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 14,532
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: 72
Views: 2,250
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: 92
Views: 8,968
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...
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