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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, 12:16 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 120,208
Posted By chazde3

That does make perfect sense. I just don't...

That does make perfect sense. I just don't remember having that conversation with the rebuilder, but I picked the chassis up 3 years ago and my memory isn't that great even at 31 lol.
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...
07-18-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By chazde3

They certainly are. This NOS set was tucked away...

They certainly are. This NOS set was tucked away in my parent's bedroom until I used them on my engine rebuild.

https://i.imgur.com/viy98Quh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/D7uB5ydh.jpg
Forum: C3 General
07-17-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,552
Posted By chazde3

Oh I love the paint scheme on this car. It's...

Oh I love the paint scheme on this car. It's actually one of the color combos I have been debating on for my '68. I also love the nitrous story.

I could see this hitting $60-70k to a serious...
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
07-16-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,075
Posted By chazde3

If the buyer doesn't show up cash in hand the...

If the buyer doesn't show up cash in hand the first time, I don't expect them to be a serious buyer.
Forum: C3 General
07-15-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 120,208
Posted By chazde3

Thanks guys! Haven't been home much because...

Thanks guys!

Haven't been home much because of work so not much has been done, but the license plate came in and got installed tonight. Not too bad looking.

https://i.imgur.com/Z10l9nBh.jpg
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
07-05-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 120,208
Posted By chazde3

Yup, was especially careful gassing up. I haven't...

Yup, was especially careful gassing up. I haven't gotten the b pillar finished yet, maybe this weekend.


I've been out enjoying the car, including making it to the annual car show in town....
Forum: C3 General
07-03-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By chazde3

Thanks everyone! I will say this, make sure...

Thanks everyone!

I will say this, make sure if you have a transmission rebuilt that you actually add gear oil to it. For some reason, I assumed that my rebuilder had added the oil and didn't think...
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
07-02-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By chazde3

I think you might be talking about the rear...

I think you might be talking about the rear opening correct? The rear fender and flare aren't bonded to the pillar panel at the moment as I am working on repairing that area at the moment and have...
Forum: C3 General
07-01-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 120,208
Posted By chazde3

A little shakedown run this evening while...

A little shakedown run this evening while practicing driving a manual car.

https://youtu.be/cak6IxHH98Y

The first of countless fill ups. No more hauling 5 gallon cans to test the engine on.
...
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, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By chazde3

Big block bracket modified with the tab added....

Big block bracket modified with the tab added. Looks custom as opposed to aftermarket available.
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: C3 General
06-30-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4,980
Views: 397,505
Posted By chazde3

Looks great Tony. I wish my garage were half that...

Looks great Tony. I wish my garage were half that organized!
Forum: C3 General
06-30-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 120,208
Posted By chazde3

Test fit the front grills tonight. I need to...

Test fit the front grills tonight. I need to drill holes to mount the outer grill supports in the morning. I also bolted the seats in and got the lap belts installed. Hoping to drive it a bit...
Forum: C3 General
06-30-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,096
Posted By chazde3

VSTOL's old car. Super nice build, surprised it...

VSTOL's old car. Super nice build, surprised it went that low.
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