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Forum: C3 General
02-20-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,021
Posted By LemansBlue68

410, ed427 and 13Bats, This was a controversial...

410, ed427 and 13Bats,
This was a controversial thread. No controversy over that! The only point I really tried to make here was the point that was made in this thread's sister thread:
...
Forum: C3 General
02-17-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,021
Posted By LemansBlue68

Just thought I’d provide a ttt and an update to...

Just thought I’d provide a ttt and an update to this thread since my comments were so warmly received earlier:

1) It seems the “Grossly Misrepresented”, subject ’68 L68 Corvette has sold for...
Forum: C3 General
02-13-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,021
Posted By LemansBlue68

We are all better off because of your vigilance. ...

We are all better off because of your vigilance. Thank you for your concern!

I didn't say it was a deal of the century but I see no evidence of it being misrepresented, either.

I smell :bs...
Forum: C3 General
02-12-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By LemansBlue68

I'm missing something here?

For my '68, I use the 3/8" studs to attach the hardtop and the car has it's original receivers. The soft top originally had the 1/4" "bullet bolts" but one of them was broken. When I restored the...
Forum: C3 General
02-12-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,593
Posted By LemansBlue68

An ebay auction that's been misrepresented??? TELL ME IT ISN'T SO!!!

Buyer beware in any used car transaction, that should be understood, but you didn't even know what to offer the seller when you saw the car yourself AND you mentioned you could work with the flaws it...
Forum: C3 General
02-12-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,021
Posted By LemansBlue68

So the car is now misrepresented because the...

So the car is now misrepresented because the owner decided not accept low ball offers and auction it on Ebay? :confused:

I looked at the ebay ad and saw nothing misleading. It certainly isn't...
Forum: C3 General
01-08-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,710
Posted By LemansBlue68

Have you tried looking your car up in the C3 registry?

Have you tried looking your car up in the C3 registry?

http://www.c3registry.com/

It might be worth a shot. Good Luck!:thumbs:
Forum: C3 General
11-30-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,071
Posted By LemansBlue68

You got that right, Blair!! In my next life I...

You got that right, Blair!! In my next life I wanna come back as Wally! He's got ALL the cool toys! The yellow '68 is just one of 'em.
:smiliedrool:
Forum: C3 General
11-26-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,071
Posted By LemansBlue68

I absolutely agree!! That is why if you EVER run...

I absolutely agree!! That is why if you EVER run across a fantastic deal on a '68 you should RUN (not walk) away from it and to the nearest internet connection and IM me so that I can save you from...
Forum: C3 General
11-20-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,344
Posted By LemansBlue68

1) It could be something as easy as replacing the...

1) It could be something as easy as replacing the door hinge bushings and hinge pins. If you can open the door, pull up on it. If you get a lot of movement, it's your bushings. Easy repair! A...
Forum: C3 General
11-18-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,974
Posted By LemansBlue68

Talk to some locksmiths before pulling your door panel.

A old school locksmith who has done some work for me in the past told me that he has rings made up of all possible key combinations for the older GM products. He told me that there's really only a...
Forum: C3 General
11-18-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,344
Posted By LemansBlue68

Some things to consider before going restomod...

Congratulations on the project that you and your dad are about to get into! Obviously from my CF moniker, I like 68's, especially big blocks!

Looking through the pics you posted it appears that...
Forum: C3 General
03-16-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,243
Posted By LemansBlue68

This must be a very late '68, judging from the...

This must be a very late '68, judging from the braces on the rear kick-ups. Thanks for sharing the pics of your renovation.

While I bought my '68 for it's originality, I almost felt that my hands...
Forum: C3 General
03-16-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,300
Posted By LemansBlue68

You guys are all worried about losing the numbers...

You guys are all worried about losing the numbers on the deck of the block? The cardinal sin has already been committed: Somebody painted a BLUE Corvette RED!!!! Who in their right mind does...
Forum: C3 General
01-06-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,339
Posted By LemansBlue68

The '68 bezel was plastic originally. Based on...

The '68 bezel was plastic originally. Based on John's comments they must have gone with the die cast bezel like the '69's late in the model year. I replaced mine with the plastic reproduction...
Forum: C3 General
09-23-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By LemansBlue68

:iagree: Exactly as Alan said. No need to...

:iagree:

Exactly as Alan said. No need to tape off first, just use the Xacto knife. I find that SEM makes a semi-gloss interior trim paint that has the perfect sheen for pieces like this.
Forum: C3 General
08-21-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,194
Posted By LemansBlue68

Hear me imitating Billy Crystal imitating...

Hear me imitating Billy Crystal imitating Fernando Lamas:

Your Vette looks Maahhhvelous, simply maahhhvelous!
08-20-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By LemansBlue68

You should check to see what the emissions...

You should check to see what the emissions requirements are in your area.

EGR slows down combustion, so the factory's part throttle spark curve advances spark more aggressively to compensate. ...
06-24-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By LemansBlue68

I have a pair of Hooker Super comps that I just...

I have a pair of Hooker Super comps that I just took off my '68 427. They are ceramic chrome coated on the outside and thermal barrier ceramic coated on the inside. I took them off because I...
Forum: C3 General
06-17-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By LemansBlue68

Very good!! Thanks for sharing. It brought on a...

Very good!! Thanks for sharing. It brought on a Deja Vu moment for me. I couldn't wait to drive my '68 after finishing the chassis and getting the body back on and engine running. So with no...
Forum: C3 General
06-16-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,823
Posted By LemansBlue68

Youch! I'm gonna head out to the garage and...

Youch! I'm gonna head out to the garage and superglue my bezels in place right now! I feel your pain. Keep an eye out on ebay and scour the ads here on the Forum and other forums. You may get...
Forum: C3 General
06-16-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,947
Posted By LemansBlue68

Sorry to hear about your misfortune, Lou. Sounds...

Sorry to hear about your misfortune, Lou. Sounds like you were in good company with all who were there and even though you didn't enjoy the show as much as you could have, I'll bet others at the...
Forum: C3 General
05-19-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By LemansBlue68

Is Yogi still with the business? Bair's has...

Is Yogi still with the business? Bair's has helped me with lots of stuff in the past. Nice folks to deal with.

I met Yogi at the Canfield, Ohio swapmeet many years ago. I was getting pretty...
Forum: C3 General
05-19-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By LemansBlue68

I've had this done on quite a few of my past...

I've had this done on quite a few of my past cars. The right locksmith will do this relatively inexpensively too.

I've done it myself as well. There is a flat plate that can be pried up that will...
05-13-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,036
Posted By LemansBlue68

If he has a Q-jet he does have an enrichment...

If he has a Q-jet he does have an enrichment valve which performs the same function as the Holley power valve.:thumbs: And it's very possible the valve is sticking. This valve is essentially a...
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