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Forum: Technical & Restoration Today, 10:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 815
Posted By firstgenaddict
I am getting ready to do my 71 LT1... according...

I am getting ready to do my 71 LT1... according to the guys on the NCRS boards I am living on borrowed time.
I picked up NOS timing cover and NOS oil pan gaskets and plan on just doing it in the...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion Today, 10:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,641
Posted By firstgenaddict
Are you talking about the Cobra and the 275GTB...

Are you talking about the Cobra and the 275GTB that Tom Cotter was involved with?
Forum: Technical & Restoration Today, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By firstgenaddict
With real 69 covers (non dripper) you can get an...

With real 69 covers (non dripper) you can get an aluminum needle bearing under the covers with a felpro thick cork gasket.
Forum: Lounge Today, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 265
Posted By firstgenaddict
The 29th of this month will be 20 years for me......

The 29th of this month will be 20 years for me...
I saw the blurb on the last few pages of a Muscle Car Review in early 2001 -
I think I was somewhere around member# 220.
I remember in the early...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion Yesterday, 09:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,641
Posted By firstgenaddict
Red 69 L89 Coupe --- Corvette it appears? It...

Red 69 L89 Coupe --- Corvette it appears? It wouldn't have happened to have a RED interior and PW would it?

I saw a low mile Red Red PW 69 L89 coupe survivor at the NCRS nationals in 2019 - first...
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - Wanted Yesterday, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By firstgenaddict
Here is one I found -though take in mind this one...

Here is one I found -though take in mind this one is after the change to push on center caps VS the screw on center caps.
There is a different part number for the earlier instructions which ALSO...
Forum: Pontiac 07-22-2021, 05:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,476
Posted By firstgenaddict
MY buddy from highschool standing on the door of...

MY buddy from highschool standing on the door of the 70 Judge convertible his dad bought in the mid-70's. Car is still owned by him, I painted 20+ years ago. When we were in highschool we would push...
Forum: L78 specific Forum 07-20-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,293
Posted By firstgenaddict
Some more of the pacer from a couple weeks ago - ...

Some more of the pacer from a couple weeks ago -
Installing all of the firewall stuff, the cowl vents, dash mat(firewall pad), kick panels, etc - and also the window tracks and mechanisms (cleaned...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 06-15-2021, 05:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,077
Posted By firstgenaddict
If the bird cage and frame are solid that was a...

If the bird cage and frame are solid that was a helluva deal.
Is it a heater delete car?
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-10-2021, 03:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,168
Posted By firstgenaddict
Wow what a GREAT car... triple silver looks...

Wow what a GREAT car... triple silver looks killer!
Neat that in 74 you could get the graphics(stripes) with LT.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 06-10-2021, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By firstgenaddict
I used panel bond on the last couple I have done...

I used panel bond on the last couple I have done - primarily because it is black - I put down a piece of waxed paper between the clamp used to hold it down and the door panel.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 06-10-2021, 12:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By firstgenaddict
I have used enamel reducer.

I have used enamel reducer.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 06-08-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By firstgenaddict
IMHO the zeros and the V are different - spacing...

IMHO the zeros and the V are different - spacing as well.
The zeros in the lower stamp are much more round. Less long oval -

Beautiful car... I've got a soft spot for Black RS/Z's with cowl...
Forum: L78 specific Forum 06-08-2021, 05:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,293
Posted By firstgenaddict
Orange in the wiper well - with the anomalies...

Orange in the wiper well - with the anomalies like the original.
Including some finger marks - lol

because the VIN was stamped after the body was painted the paint chipped out -
I use a...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-08-2021, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By firstgenaddict
Here is the PG stamp on the master cylinder on my...

Here is the PG stamp on the master cylinder on my 71 Corvette.
Manual brake cars use a DC master - 67-early 72 is the same master cylinder.
Casting doesn't change after that however they are...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 06-06-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By firstgenaddict
you and me both Mike. It's said that a smart...

you and me both Mike.
It's said that a smart man can learn from his own mistakes whereas a wise man learns from the mistakes of others.
Wisdom I lack however after touching a hot stove, I am a...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 06-06-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,737
Posted By firstgenaddict
After mid 72 they are on the first boss - I...

After mid 72 they are on the first boss -
I believe that beginning in 70 the assembly date is on the first machined boss as well, it is on my 546 corvette master cylinder.

Here is the one off...
Forum: Lounge 06-06-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,016
Posted By firstgenaddict
Put mine in a 36 Roadster with a 3/4 race cam,...

Put mine in a 36 Roadster with a 3/4 race cam, some fenton cast iron headers, & a couple of strombergs.
Forum: Supercars/Musclecars-For Sale 06-06-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,393
Posted By firstgenaddict
WOW that Z28 has some eye appeal! I'm with TIM...

WOW that Z28 has some eye appeal!
I'm with TIM - love it with the Torque thrusts as well!
Forum: Supercars/Musclecars-For Sale 06-06-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,447
Posted By firstgenaddict
IMHO it looks really good in that color of RED. ...

IMHO it looks really good in that color of RED.
Is it Monza Red?
I've got a thing for parchment interiors...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 06-06-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By firstgenaddict
One that I didn't see is... to make your life...

One that I didn't see is... to make your life much easier install your passenger kick panel prior to the inside heaterbox.
The kick panel may go after however it's a tight fit at best.
Forum: Chevrolet 06-04-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,436
Posted By firstgenaddict
Thanks Tim, that chassis is gorgeous!

Thanks Tim, that chassis is gorgeous!
Forum: Chevrolet 06-04-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,160
Posted By firstgenaddict
Great car, and really nice pick up, the color...

Great car, and really nice pick up, the color combo is difficult to beat! Glad to see it going to a worthy home.

If not mistaken someone was after this car or a VERY similar one in the past year,...
Forum: Pontiac 06-04-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,310
Posted By firstgenaddict
I found this technique on a youtube video 10...

I found this technique on a youtube video 10 years ago if not more...
After filling the chip etc -
Take a brand new razor blade and bend a slight bow in it...
Then holding it between your thumb...
Forum: Lounge 06-04-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,016
Posted By firstgenaddict
My Dad builds Flat head V8's often - at least 6 a...

My Dad builds Flat head V8's often - at least 6 a year if not more.
He has 4 or 5 flathead powered Fords, most of them with Mercury cranks - strokers ... he is building one of the Flathead V8 9N...
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