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Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 02-18-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,871
Posted By Unreal
Exactly my point. Maybe I misread, but I thought...

Exactly my point. Maybe I misread, but I thought someone said, "Same car."
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 02-18-2019, 01:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,871
Posted By Unreal
Wonder why the placement of the Yenko badge was...

Wonder why the placement of the Yenko badge was lower on the vintage photo, and higher up on the later photo?
Forum: COPO - United States 02-03-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,837
Posted By Unreal
I met a guy in Ohio who found a COPO Chevelle...

I met a guy in Ohio who found a COPO Chevelle motor at a race shop. He took down the numbers, and searched DMV and found the current owner. He contacted the guy and bought the car, bench seat, auto...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 01-30-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By Unreal
Could you quantify crap ton? Is that greater than...

Could you quantify crap ton? Is that greater than or less than a shit load?
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 12-30-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,188
Posted By Unreal
Thanks William. That was what I wanted to know....

Thanks William. That was what I wanted to know. Now to find someone who can install a large rivet. Spring shop, maybe?
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 12-30-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,188
Posted By Unreal
I've asked this before, but never got an answer....

I've asked this before, but never got an answer. Was the entire load rest painted blue, or was the adapter blue, while the hook remained gray. If that's the case, would the rivet be left unpainted?
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 12-03-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,066
Posted By Unreal
Pestilence?

Pestilence?
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-02-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By Unreal
I'd consider removing the stands, and replacing...

I'd consider removing the stands, and replacing them, for no other reason than to sell your original bbc stands. You should be able to get replacement stands really cheap, or maybe trade with someone...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 08-27-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,745
Posted By Unreal
Story I heard was that Yenko shipped a converted...

Story I heard was that Yenko shipped a converted car to Douglass, with the original shipper on the floor of the back seat, or somewhere. When Douglass folks saw that, they realized that Yenko was...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-22-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,912
Posted By Unreal
Great information about what to look for in a...

Great information about what to look for in a COPO. However, most would apply to any big block, although the only big block with X11 or X44 would be a COPO. This is good information for unrestored...
Forum: COPO - United States 06-12-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 17,837
Posted By Unreal
For the future, most COPOs did not have the...

For the future, most COPOs did not have the 140MPH speedo. All of Yenko-ordered COPOs for conversion (ie adding badges and stripes) were "Double COPO" (9561 and 9737) as well as a few other COPOs....
Forum: Technical & Restoration 05-12-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By Unreal
Note that there are tons of door handles which...

Note that there are tons of door handles which will fit and function as the original. The difference is the thickness of the handle. Some of the repops (not Trim Parts) are too thin. They will work,...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 05-12-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By Unreal
I think I paid about $250 for the pair, about...

I think I paid about $250 for the pair, about 10-12 years ago. The button is stainless, and I had some excellent ones. I had to modify the length of the pin on the button, which I did with a piece of...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 05-09-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By Unreal
That's what I did. Sent my originals to Paul's...

That's what I did. Sent my originals to Paul's Chrome, and they came back perfect. Cost a little more than the Trim Parts repops.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 05-01-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,540
Posted By Unreal
I know how the lead attaches to the Odessey, but...

I know how the lead attaches to the Odessey, but I was asking about the other end which attaches somehow to the underside of the lead positive and negative posts.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 04-29-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,540
Posted By Unreal
How is the jumper attached to the R59 post?...

How is the jumper attached to the R59 post? Reason I ask, is that I have a real R59 Store Sample, which has a standard case with no guts. I planned to cut the bottom to install an AGM battery, but...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 04-28-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,113
Posted By Unreal
Remember the terrific job Supercar Workshop did...

Remember the terrific job Supercar Workshop did on the Houndstooth Dana that was found in Hawaii? I think they used Simple Green on the seats. (or maybe it was Green Clean) Looked new when they were...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 04-28-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By Unreal
What I did was purchase a set of Eaton 5 leaf,...

What I did was purchase a set of Eaton 5 leaf, which do not look original. I then took them apart for the Eaton primary leaf, and reassembled with the other 4 original leafs. I also got correct...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 03-30-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By Unreal
A bit off topic, but I met a guy in Ohio who...

A bit off topic, but I met a guy in Ohio who showed me his Monaco Orange COPO, Bench seat, auto on column. Story was he found a COPO Chevelle motor at some race shop, wrote down the VIN, and...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 03-30-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,402
Posted By Unreal
I had a Triple White 74 GP, and it was a great...

I had a Triple White 74 GP, and it was a great car. Had a detuned 400Cu In engine, but it would still get up and go.
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-01-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,121
Posted By Unreal
Also cool if you have a Yenko Tribute. :)

Also cool if you have a Yenko Tribute. :)
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 02-28-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,121
Posted By Unreal
I went by the Honda dealership about 15 years...

I went by the Honda dealership about 15 years ago, and they gave me one.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 02-28-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Unreal
The graphite will not burn off until at least...

The graphite will not burn off until at least 1500*F, so it will clear out of the combustion chamber, but will remain on the head gasket.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 02-14-2018, 03:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By Unreal
That was my thinking too, but I'm always...

That was my thinking too, but I'm always learning.

Anyone, is there a date code somewhere? If so, advise, and I'll look for it on my NOS Standard (Argent) grill. That might shed some light on...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 02-12-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By Unreal
You could grind those on a bench grinder, to...

You could grind those on a bench grinder, to match your originals.
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