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02-09-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By vettecityman53

mating flange?

....and what do you mean by this? The exhasut pipes slip into the extensions which are held by two brackets bolted by three bolts into the body in the vertical section of the trunk floor on either...
02-09-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By vettecityman53

length

The original extensions with the straight cut stuck out about 1-1/2" to 2". Be careful about buying reproductions as they can be detected in judging, they are a slightly different color than...
01-19-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By vettecityman53

a real one for a change.......

I know this car well. It came for the midwest, I believe from OKlahoma or Kansas in the mid-80's. Jay Layman of North Ridge, California bought the car in a completely original unrestored state and...
02-13-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,005
Posted By vettecityman53

1954 Corvette for sale....and ya just gotta laugh at this one!!!

I am still laughing at this one.....the more I read, the more I laugh!!!!

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: !!!
...
12-21-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 862
Posted By vettecityman53

....if they're still in business by then!!!

....if they're still in business by then!!!
11-16-2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,475
Posted By vettecityman53

Engine Number???

Does your car have the original motor....and F54YG stamping? California used to title cars by the motor number, not the VIN number. If your car was missing the original block, depending on when...
11-12-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By vettecityman53

A couple of Q's........

First here's the specs for the distributor.


Cam Angle, degrees: 26-33
Breaker Point opening, Inch: .016
Condenser Capacity: .18-.23 Mfds.
Breaker Arm Spring Tension: 19-23 Oz. ...
11-09-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By vettecityman53

Omg!!!

I would love to know what number that car was. Also, was it a keeper being shown off or for sale? It had some front end damage previously (cut out for front emblem was missing and reveals for front...
11-07-2009, 12:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,974
Posted By vettecityman53

Wow!?!?!?!?

Post pics.....please! Go to photobucket and post pics there since you are a junior member and put link here. I want to see the blue interior and the trunk (esp. if you have the original trunk mat)....
Forum: C1 & C2 Parts
11-01-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By vettecityman53

The Corvette Image

I have a catalog from these guys, I dont know if this might help or not........

www.corvetteimage.com

p.s. Has anyone used their fiberglass and want to comment???
11-01-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,486
Posted By vettecityman53

Don't spread this around too much, but.......

here is a GREAT free reader. ENJOY!!!

http://craiglook.com/

The old one I used to use, but is down now, was really good and seemed to find all the listings. Here's the link in case he gets up...
11-01-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,974
Posted By vettecityman53

It's a powerglide in hiding.........

There were NO 1954's with a manual transmission. The first were done in early 1955. GM data supports that fact. There are work orders for testing and fitting a 3-speed into a Corvette and these...
10-31-2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,974
Posted By vettecityman53

..........

ibid.
10-29-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,656
Posted By vettecityman53

An't that the truth!!!!!!!!

............and the problem with socialism is that, "someday you run out of other people's money!!!" :mad:
10-26-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,660
Posted By vettecityman53

engine pics....

Get close ups of the fi unit (tag), the dist., the radiator (tag), the generator, the motor pad (front right by head), casting numbers on trans main case and output shaft among other stuff..

Also,...
10-25-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,660
Posted By vettecityman53

not a HD brake car......

If it were, the opening behind the front bumpers would be open for the air deflectors, further, I don't think I see the air ducts in the shot of the left rear wheel. I think the wheels are the...
Forum: C1 & C2 Parts
10-23-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By vettecityman53

The Good ol' days.....

I remember when you could find these blocks in junk yards and scrap yards for under a hundred bucks!!!

Of course, these would have been of the passenger car variety, with the correct cast numbers,...
10-22-2009, 12:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,998
Posted By vettecityman53

There's one born every second.....

I guess you use Western Union to send the money to Ebay too!!! LMAO!!!!:willy::willy::willy:
Forum: C1 & C2 Parts
10-19-2009, 03:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By vettecityman53

GM rebuilt?????????????

Factory GM rebuild?????? And how about the yoke??? As hard to find as the tranny.....sumptin' smells a lil' odd here!!!

CORVETTE 1954 REBUILT TRANS - $450 (MESA)

<<FACTORY GM REBUILD,WITH...
10-19-2009, 03:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 910
Posted By vettecityman53

red

if ya got a soft top though....it's gotta be white....
Forum: C1 & C2 Parts
10-18-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,312
Posted By vettecityman53

....53 valve covers????????????

....53 valve covers????????????
Forum: C1 & C2 Parts
10-18-2009, 02:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,312
Posted By vettecityman53

hmmm.....

That one's impossible to find. I had one years ago and sold it (second biggest mistake of my life). I've talked to Brett and he has talked about repro'ing some, so try him. There was also someone...
10-18-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By vettecityman53

no fender scoops!!!

Now even more interesting....

There are no fender scoops, like the production cars. yet, this car clearly has the motorama side trim, the one piece gullwing/fender trim only (lack of front to...
10-17-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By vettecityman53

Why, why, why......

do these people put an ad in Craigslist and NOT put a phone number. I am interested in the car....looks promising. I sent the man an e-mail with well detailed questions and for contact info, and he...
10-17-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By vettecityman53

Interesting!

An ad for 1953, using the motorama show car! This proves to some that the motorama car was a running, driving car (which now has been long established)...for a while many said that the motorama car...
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