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Forum: Chevrolet 04-07-2024, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By Big Block Bill
X-2. I believe the part number ended in 104 for...

X-2. I believe the part number ended in 104 for the second, maybe 3rd. design. I purchased (2) NOS ones from Felix McConnel back in the late 80's. Bill
Forum: Auctions 03-28-2024, 12:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,125
Posted By Big Block Bill
Yes they are and they should break world records...

Yes they are and they should break world records for original, un-restored 1969 Z-28's. As I have stated here in the past, Mark's 1969 Azure Turquoise Z-28 is probably the finest, original ,...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 03-22-2024, 06:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By Big Block Bill
Thanks for the correction Bill I found the...

Thanks for the correction Bill I found the article in Corvette News 1976 where I first read about it. Even in this article "The Customer in Minnesota" name is not mentioned. I have included the...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 03-21-2024, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By Big Block Bill
WOW, my fingers hurt just looking at the end...

WOW, my fingers hurt just looking at the end result. It's amazing what lengths a Corvette Guy will go through to make something "Right". I applaud you. Bill
Forum: Lounge 03-16-2024, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,190
Posted By Big Block Bill
My thoughts exactly Charley. Anyone willing to...

My thoughts exactly Charley. Anyone willing to throw a number out there? It's too small for my 6'2" 265lb. Body, but I'm just sayin' A Man gotta know his limits. Bill
Forum: Lounge 03-14-2024, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,190
Posted By Big Block Bill
Schwinn Yellow Stingray

Looking for any help help identifying a value on this gasoline converted original Bike.
Thanks for any input you might have. Bill
Forum: Technical & Restoration 03-12-2024, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By Big Block Bill
Start by removing the negative battery cable and...

Start by removing the negative battery cable and installing a 12 volt test light between the negative post on the battery and the cable end. With everything off, and the doors closed, If the test...
Forum: Olds 03-08-2024, 04:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,489
Posted By Big Block Bill
This is NOT Just a Cutlass! Congratulations,...

This is NOT Just a Cutlass! Congratulations, Beautiful Car that will last forever with regular maintenance, bullet proof drive line. Bill
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 03-07-2024, 10:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,063
Posted By Big Block Bill
I looked at an original paint, Black 1957 Fuel...

I looked at an original paint, Black 1957 Fuel Injected Nomad back 25+ years ago in Ohio. I remember the guy selling it had 3 different phone number, (1 ended in 1955, another in 1956 and a final...
Forum: Baldwin-Motion Performance 02-26-2024, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,479
Posted By Big Block Bill
Has anyone heard of: Barry Maskery worked for GM...

Has anyone heard of: Barry Maskery worked for GM and participated in the R&D of the Mark IV big block engine? Better yet, how has this awesome piece of history / stories never surfaced before? I'm...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 02-24-2024, 04:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,634
Posted By Big Block Bill
Yes he did. Bill

Yes he did. Bill
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 02-24-2024, 01:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,740
Posted By Big Block Bill
Just being a Mecum fan, friend, and customer...

Just being a Mecum fan, friend, and customer since 1993, I'd expect it would have one. To answer your question, Now that I think hard about it, I would say no tag instead a bogus tag. Once again...
Forum: Lounge 02-23-2024, 02:02 PM
Replies: 38,805
Views: 8,660,398
Posted By Big Block Bill
Lee, I for one sure missed you, thanks for all...

Lee, I for one sure missed you, thanks for all you do for us, and get well soon. Bill
Forum: Technical & Restoration 02-22-2024, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By Big Block Bill
I'll pull a Charley here: "Can I have...

I'll pull a Charley here: "Can I have it"?
Forum: Technical & Restoration 02-22-2024, 02:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By Big Block Bill
Jason, I believe its a real stamping 1969...

Jason,

I believe its a real stamping 1969 Pontiac Ram Air GTO carb and with the 39th. day of 1969 date, It should be worth $2500.00 - $3000.00 when correctly restored installing the missing choke...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 02-19-2024, 07:17 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 78,082
Posted By Big Block Bill
Congratulations, That is AWESOME! It should have...

Congratulations, That is AWESOME! It should have a ZA coded engine, but with it being a California A.I.R car, it would be another Z. code I presume. A friend of mine had a 1967 Nova Wagon with a...
Forum: Lounge 02-10-2024, 02:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By Big Block Bill
Jason, My apologies, you are correct, I did...

Jason,

My apologies, you are correct, I did have you confused with someone else, my mistake, sorry for that, I was wrong.

Bill
Forum: Chevrolet 02-06-2024, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,139
Posted By Big Block Bill
Cliff Gottlob and his 1967 L-88 Corvette are well...

Cliff Gottlob and his 1967 L-88 Corvette are well known in the Corvette world and has been published in many a Corvette magazines such as this article in Vette Views:...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 01-29-2024, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,487
Posted By Big Block Bill
Lynn, I have been an Associate Michelin...

Lynn,

I have been an Associate Michelin dealer for the past 30 years and I can say first hand I have not seen any lack of quality control with any of their product. The out of roundness you see...
Forum: Chevrolet 01-24-2024, 01:07 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 20,648
Posted By Big Block Bill
Tim, Corvettes like yours sell best to a...

Tim,

Corvettes like yours sell best to a TRUE "Corvette Guy" who understands what he's buying, not some guy who is liquored up at 8:30 on a Friday night trying to impress his "Niece" he has on his...
Forum: Mopar 01-23-2024, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,627
Posted By Big Block Bill
I LOVE Real paperwork from back in the day. ...

I LOVE Real paperwork from back in the day. Especially High Performance cars for the late 60''s and early 70's Thanks for sharing. Bill
Forum: Chevrolet 01-23-2024, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,036
Posted By Big Block Bill
Like Rick said: "The solid lifter sound is what...

Like Rick said: "The solid lifter sound is what makes the LS6 Chevelle stand out. Quieting that cam ruins it for me. Like taking the whine out of an M22 or the sound of a Rolls Royce Merlin. Silence...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 01-18-2024, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,588
Posted By Big Block Bill
1967 Red/Red L-88 @ Mecum

https://www.mecum.com/lots/1097621/1967-chevrolet-corvette-l88-coupe/?aa_id=489847-0

I looked on Saturday and the listing showed the Bid Goes On @ $2.7 Million, yesterday it showed SOLD but listed...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 01-16-2024, 05:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 48,953
Posted By Big Block Bill
ZL1 #9 Barrett Jackson - Where's Waldo

Being a licensed Rebuilder and Parts Recycler in the State of Illinois for the last 37 years, it is my understanding that taking vin tags and or sections of a vehicles body containing vin tags and...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 01-16-2024, 02:34 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 48,953
Posted By Big Block Bill
ZL1 #9 Barrett Jackson - Where's Waldo

" I'd prefer the original firewall and dash/cowl sections be transferred to the donor body, maybe it's just me but separating the VIN and cowl tags from the original and installing on another body,...
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