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Forum: Preservation forum Yesterday, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By firstgenaddict
LONG ISLAND CORVETTES has the correct gaskets...

LONG ISLAND CORVETTES has the correct gaskets with the TAB on the intake rails.
I know people say to use RTV on the china walls... I personally like the rubber ones and I use some of the brown semi...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion Yesterday, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By firstgenaddict
GORGEOUS CAR... I talked with them for a good...

GORGEOUS CAR... I talked with them for a good while at the show.
I just love Lyndale Blue.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section Yesterday, 01:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By firstgenaddict
The ebay auction states he has the FACTORY build...

The ebay auction states he has the FACTORY build sheet which "shows the painted bumper"...
Factory build sheet = body or chassis broadcast... if he has either the car can be identified - there are a...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 07-21-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By firstgenaddict
There is a 4 speed post Ralley 350 local comes to...

There is a 4 speed post Ralley 350 local comes to Cars and Coffee sometimes.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 07-21-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,296
Posted By firstgenaddict
The Good guys car appears to be one of the first...

The Good guys car appears to be one of the first 50 it has a black tail pan and quarter gills but No wheel opening moldings and no drip rail moldings indicating an X66 and also has ORIGINAL Door...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-21-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By firstgenaddict
Correct... Arlington TX

Correct... Arlington TX
Forum: Preservation forum 07-21-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By firstgenaddict
I don't know that I would pull the engine to put...

I don't know that I would pull the engine to put a timing set in a car. If the cam was bad that is a different case all together, however if nothing was currently wrong I would just pull the top end...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-21-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By firstgenaddict
I run a 25% mix of VP 110 leaded with 87 no...

I run a 25% mix of VP 110 leaded with 87 no ethanol to bump me up in the 92-93 range-starts better, runs better...

FWIW the BTU's in a gallon of gasoline has gone down significantly in the last...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-21-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,279
Posted By firstgenaddict
I talked with a recently retired Chassis Engineer...

I talked with a recently retired Chassis Engineer for a while at the Corvette Nationals asked him about the C8 engines...
Told him I heard one at Nurburg which had the exhaust note of a flat plane...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-21-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By firstgenaddict
I usually go with the thinking of what would it...

I usually go with the thinking of what would it cost me to replace an item...

If you bought something below market value - savvy buyer - you are under no obligation to sell the item for less...
Forum: Other Events 07-20-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By firstgenaddict
IT would be difficult to choose a favorite from...

IT would be difficult to choose a favorite from the show... I love L88's and C3 ZR1's however I really liked the Silver over silver white top 65 L78 roadster...
Silver with white tops are so rare...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-19-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By firstgenaddict
Firestone Wide Oval's Original VS repro tread count?

There was a 71 LS6 Corvette at the National show this week and it had the Original FIRESTONE F70 15 Wide Ovals which have a 9 rib tread pattern whereas the COKER reproductions have a 7 rib tread...
Forum: Other Events 07-19-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By firstgenaddict
the LT1's...

the LT1's...
Forum: Other Events 07-19-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By firstgenaddict
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Forum: Other Events 07-19-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By firstgenaddict
2019 NCRS Nationals - Greenville SC

This past Sunday, July 14, the NCRS national convention was held in Greenville SC...
There were approx 150 Corvettes in attendance including 3 L88's including a 67 L88.. Numerous L71's an L89 - THE...
Forum: Lounge 07-09-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By firstgenaddict
Dale Jr about buying his dads 86 car.

He talks about buying it and not being 100% sure it was the actual car then crawling all over the car comparing pictures of him in the race car as a kid... seems this was the last car built behind...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 07-08-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By firstgenaddict
72 ZR1 Vette 1 of 20 built - 311 miles & still on the MSO.

It ain't cheap, but it is REAL! One of 20.
...
Forum: Lounge 07-08-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,824
Posted By firstgenaddict
Here is a photo of a 72 ZR1 corvette which...

Here is a photo of a 72 ZR1 corvette which according to the NCRS C3 judges is painted as the factory painted them.
This car was shot with Ontario Orange Base then one mottled coat catalyzed clear...
Forum: Lounge 07-08-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 916
Posted By firstgenaddict
Friend just had a local shop do the 4 core on his...

Friend just had a local shop do the 4 core on his vette... 600 including removing the original top and bottom rails and soldering them to the core.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-08-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By firstgenaddict
Looks like a Dusk Blue over Blue interior big...

Looks like a Dusk Blue over Blue interior big block car... nice color combo.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-08-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By firstgenaddict
The advance cams ARE NOT all the same- there are...

The advance cams ARE NOT all the same- there are long slot and short slots... The weights are the same and then the vacuum advance cans are of course specific for applications.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-03-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By firstgenaddict
A little fuel for the fire... all unrestored...

A little fuel for the fire... all unrestored cars.
2 Norwoods
R GRN
DK BLUE

And a VN... multiline plant used numeric codes VS color names-
71 71
Forum: COPO - United States 07-01-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By firstgenaddict
Knowing that Don's car is a M40. I did not feel...

Knowing that Don's car is a M40. I did not feel this is out of place here...
As a side question regarding COPO L72 M40 carbs,
Do they use a larger squirter size for the primary squirters?
IF so...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-30-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,991
Posted By firstgenaddict
I certainly never meant to spin any yarns that...

I certainly never meant to spin any yarns that there were ever L72 COPO's with AL heads.... just that it may have been anticipated or initially indicated.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-29-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,191
Posted By firstgenaddict
On the way home from the Camaro Nationals my...

On the way home from the Camaro Nationals my brother and I stopped at a fellow NCRS member's shop and took a tour --- he has an 0- aluminum block from Jim Hall's shop which he picked up prior to...
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