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Forum: C3 General
Today, 05:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,485
Posted By chazde3

My dad and his first wife when he first got the...

My dad and his first wife when he first got the '68:

https://i.imgur.com/9g3ubGph.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/ej3boBRh.jpg

My grandparents:
https://i.imgur.com/yhx06ZIh.jpg

The orange car in...
Forum: C3 General
Today, 12:17 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 120,208
Posted By chazde3

Took the vette in on Friday to have the alignment...

Took the vette in on Friday to have the alignment done. Got a call in the early afternoon that the chassis had so many loose bolts that they would have to spend around 4 hours and $300 of my money to...
Forum: C3 General
07-16-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 120,208
Posted By chazde3

Thank you! Took a 3 hour round trip...

Thank you!


Took a 3 hour round trip drive tonight to pick up a new toy for the vette.
https://i.imgur.com/e7SYgLCh.jpg

Happy to have the ability to take video of some future drives....
Forum: C3 General
07-16-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,399
Posted By chazde3

In Michigan my '73 is $58 for regular...

In Michigan my '73 is $58 for regular registration renewal with the custom plate fee. I think I just paid around $75 for the initial fee for my '68 with a custom plate. Always more expensive the...
Forum: C3 General
07-15-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 885
Posted By chazde3

Also kind of odd that the protecto-plate is dated...

Also kind of odd that the protecto-plate is dated more than a year and a half after the car would have hit the lot. I suppose it could have sat that long at the dealer, but seems unlikely.
Forum: C3 General
07-15-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 885
Posted By chazde3

Kind of an oddball trim tag. A28 appears to be...

Kind of an oddball trim tag. A28 appears to be correct date for vin 00038, but I haven't seen one stamped like that before. It also appears to be held on with vin tag rosette rivets as opposed to the...
Forum: C3 General
07-15-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 55,980
Posted By chazde3

Getting closer. She's finally back on the road. ...

Getting closer. She's finally back on the road.
https://i.imgur.com/5tzWLweh.jpg?1

https://i.imgur.com/8pYACBfh.jpg
Forum: C3 General
07-15-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,294
Posted By chazde3

I'll throw my bare fiberglass hat in the ring. ...

I'll throw my bare fiberglass hat in the ring.

1968 convertible, 427 L88 engine, M22 transmission.

Body/appearance mods include:

L88 flares front and back
Rear exhaust delete
Spare tire...
Forum: C3 General
07-02-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By chazde3

Sure is. Sitting behind a toned down L88.

Sure is. Sitting behind a toned down L88.
Forum: C3 General
07-01-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By chazde3

Ran through some gears again tonight. ...

Ran through some gears again tonight.

https://youtu.be/cak6IxHH98Y
Forum: C3 General
07-01-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,147
Posted By chazde3

You are missing your overflow hose that runs...

You are missing your overflow hose that runs towards the front of the car. If you did have any coolant puke out you would shoot it straight into your engine bay.

212 degrees honestly doesn't seem...
Forum: C3 General
06-30-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By chazde3

She Lives!

Hit a huge milestone this evening! I finally took the '68 out for a shakedown run through the gears. Had an issue with the brake lights not working so I kept it along the few blocks to the local...
Forum: Paint/Body
06-26-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,712
Posted By chazde3

May have to do just that. I picked up the pillar...

May have to do just that. I picked up the pillar panel that we have and it appears to be incorrect. It doesn't have the edge for the quarter trim panel to be attached to. I may just end up splicing...
Forum: C3 General
06-25-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 120,208
Posted By chazde3

2 hours at the Secretary of State and it's...

2 hours at the Secretary of State and it's official!
https://i.imgur.com/HNvl4qRh.jpg

Now to wait for the plate to actually come in. Paper temp plate for now. So much VPA dust in the garage at...
Forum: C3 General
06-17-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4,980
Views: 397,505
Posted By chazde3

Looking great Tony!!

Looking great Tony!!
Forum: C3 General
06-11-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 120,208
Posted By chazde3

Driver's side fenders coming along nicely. ...

Driver's side fenders coming along nicely.

https://i.imgur.com/pAoaltuh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/lmRB8yrh.jpg

I need to re-bond the bottom edge of the driver's door that came unbonded at...
Forum: C3 General
06-01-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 120,208
Posted By chazde3

Today's progress. Driver's side looks pretty...

Today's progress. Driver's side looks pretty good. Passenger's side needs a good bit of work.

https://i.imgur.com/6G3QLvwh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/ET7OnuSh.jpg
Forum: C3 General
05-29-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By chazde3

Never, I don't personally have "F" you amounts of...

Never, I don't personally have "F" you amounts of money.

I'll stick with my built not bought L88
https://i.imgur.com/LjmIoonh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/uSjEUlxh.jpg
Forum: C3 General
05-28-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 120,208
Posted By chazde3

Thank you! Thanks Andy! Hope all is...

Thank you!



Thanks Andy! Hope all is going well on your end.


Hope everyone reading had a great Memorial day weekend. Unfortunately I didn't get to spend any time working on the '68 this...
Forum: C3 General
05-23-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 120,208
Posted By chazde3

So I mentioned installing the wheel spacers in...

So I mentioned installing the wheel spacers in the last post. My phone was dead by the time I got the car pushed in the other night. Last night I popped out to get a picture of how the wheels fit the...
Forum: C3 General
05-22-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By chazde3

Given the design differences, I am not sure you...

Given the design differences, I am not sure you would be able to mount the patriot side pipes as high as Hooker pipes sit. I believe the Hooker primaries are 1-7/8" diameter tubes tucked right up...
Forum: C3 General
05-22-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 120,208
Posted By chazde3

Been awhile since I posted a full car shot. I...

Been awhile since I posted a full car shot. I cleaned off the accumulation of parts from the back of the car after this and installed the 1" wheel spacers that dad had been running. It looks much...
Forum: C3 General
05-13-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 120,208
Posted By chazde3

Glad you enjoyed hearing the car growl! ...

Glad you enjoyed hearing the car growl!



So I had my garage door while doing a yard project out front. I heard my hood fall over. No damage, but found something pretty funny.
...
Forum: C3 General
04-25-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By chazde3

That is a ZQ4, not 704.

That is a ZQ4, not 704.
Forum: C3 General
04-23-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,109
Posted By chazde3

I saw that and got a laugh out of it. Congrats!

I saw that and got a laugh out of it. Congrats!
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