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Forum: Supercars/Musclecars-For Sale 07-02-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By olredalert
----I know it's stupid but I wouldn't be able to...

----I know it's stupid but I wouldn't be able to put any miles on that. It should almost go to the GM museum. The bed alone is worth saving just as it is. Very cool truck and thank you for preserving...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 07-02-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By olredalert
----Earlier I was going to ask about the vinyl...

----Earlier I was going to ask about the vinyl top trim around the back corners of the roof. Maybe just me, but that doesn't look GM to me at all. Oh,,,and there's no buffing that paint out. It's...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 07-01-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By olredalert
----Geez,,,I dunno, will you take $.75? Hate to...

----Geez,,,I dunno, will you take $.75? Hate to beat you up but money is money!.....Bill S
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 06-30-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By olredalert
----I really don't mind a 427-425 66 Corvette...

----I really don't mind a 427-425 66 Corvette with the wrong motor. Most were blown up anyway. In this case (if it was me) I would take the 942 block he is offering with it and stretch it a bit (454...
Forum: Lounge 06-30-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15,371
Views: 1,047,179
Posted By olredalert
----Lee,,,While I don't have any direct contact...

----Lee,,,While I don't have any direct contact with this ZL1 I do know well all but two of its former owners. Also know most of its history from when Wayne Walker found the car. At one point there...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 06-29-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By olredalert
----You are correct. I'm imagining that the car...

----You are correct. I'm imagining that the car was a vinyl interior car when new. Not every 66 was red when new either. Also, Not only the rad cap but the whole radiator is incorrect, along with...
Forum: Lounge 06-27-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15,371
Views: 1,047,179
Posted By olredalert
----Bob Riggle of "Hemi Under Glass" fame also...

----Bob Riggle of "Hemi Under Glass" fame also built the Hurst Hairy Oldsmobile. Riggle not only drove all the HUGlasses but he built them as well. I'm proud to call him a friend and have crewed for...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 06-27-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By olredalert
----Eric is literally the only guy I will let...

----Eric is literally the only guy I will let touch any of my carbs. I even sent him my Fiat 500 Jolly carb (about the size of a large salt shaker) and he did a great job on that!......Bill S
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-27-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,978
Posted By olredalert
----A lot of mid-year Corvettes got complete rear...

----A lot of mid-year Corvettes got complete rear clips in south Florida. I'm sure it's the same across the US. We actually used to call them "zipper cars". Some were done correctly but many weren't....
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 06-26-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By olredalert
----You know me, Tim. I like them all. My whole...

----You know me, Tim. I like them all. My whole career I tried always to buy only what I liked, not the latest and greatest. Almost every time I strayed from that parameter I had problems. In any...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 06-26-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By olredalert
----My older cousin ordered an L72 66 twin to...

----My older cousin ordered an L72 66 twin to this car long before opening day. When it arrived and I looked at the car I don't know why but I looked at the serial # and it was #700. You can't forget...
Forum: Lounge 06-10-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15,371
Views: 1,047,179
Posted By olredalert
----We are lucky enough to live 20 or so miles...

----We are lucky enough to live 20 or so miles from Selfridge and the Warthogs have a regular path that takes them right over our house. Usually two at a time. As we are right across the Saint Clair...
Forum: Lounge 05-30-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,141
Posted By olredalert
----Happy B-Day, Holly!!!…….Bill S

----Happy B-Day, Holly!!!…….Bill S
Forum: Mecum Auctions 05-28-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By olredalert
----When I went to buy the the 65 it was stored...

----When I went to buy the the 65 it was stored in a back room of a lumber yard, all covered up. Still it was filthy even under the covers. The interior had been closed up tight though and was...
Forum: Pontiac 05-28-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By olredalert
----Had a friend that ordered one new. Always...

----Had a friend that ordered one new. Always after him to sell it to me but finally it became to run down for me. It was a cool wagon!.....Bill S
Forum: Mecum Auctions 05-26-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By olredalert
----A gas station owner just over the bridge from...

----A gas station owner just over the bridge from NY to NJ called me out of the blue to ask weather I would sell him my 67 427 white on white Corvette coupe. I said I wasn't interested but he...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-20-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,744
Posted By olredalert
----Silver LS6 was my 71 Corvette. Beautiful...

----Silver LS6 was my 71 Corvette. Beautiful original car with the right options. Only thing I could have wanted more was deluxe interior. One of probably the top five best driving Corvettes I ever...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-19-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,744
Posted By olredalert
----Terry put the L89 thru judging whatever the...

----Terry put the L89 thru judging whatever the year it was That the Dykstras mentioned and tasked me to detail it. I forgot to put the nuts back on the rear Corvette letters and they remained on but...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-19-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,744
Posted By olredalert
----No, Paul. Just the convert one. Didn't even...

----No, Paul. Just the convert one. Didn't even have the internet. I'm not sure where Terry got the info, but he had a lot of friends (RIP, Terry).Bill S
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-18-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,744
Posted By olredalert
----No, Ryan, That was to get you here!!! Forgot...

----No, Ryan, That was to get you here!!! Forgot to say that Terry won an award for the packaging. It was one of the 1st really cool car art boxes.....Bill S
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-18-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,744
Posted By olredalert
----When Terry and I went to AMT in 1993 for them...

----When Terry and I went to AMT in 1993 for them to make a run of Red Alert models (5000 of them) Terry was given the job of doing the box design and some extras. We made a window sticker and a...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 05-17-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 926
Posted By olredalert
----I gotta say I like this one, Tony! car has a...

----I gotta say I like this one, Tony! car has a bunch of good points. I'd still have to have someone qualified to look it over of course, but these cars are disappearing. Had a twin, but it was red...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-16-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,744
Posted By olredalert
----Rick,,,Shortly after bringing Red Alert back...

----Rick,,,Shortly after bringing Red Alert back to my shop on Cape Cod in 1990 I took out the front seat to have a seam re-stitched. I looked underneath and there was a beautiful build sheet. The...
Forum: Lounge 05-14-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15,371
Views: 1,047,179
Posted By olredalert
----Many people just can't seem to get the...

----Many people just can't seem to get the splitters right. I've looked at so many back in the day that were original that today I hardly ever see them installed correctly. My rant for the...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 05-11-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By olredalert
----My 69 SJ GP had similar problems and I sent...

----My 69 SJ GP had similar problems and I sent the carb to Eric. Couldn't be any better now going on 4/5 years.....Bill S
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