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    What frames can I use for my '70 4-speed convertible if I do a frame replacement?

    Quick question, I am tossing around the idea of replacing the frame on my 1970 4-speed convertible and I am wonder what frames would work with no modifications. From reading it looks like it would need to be a frame from another 4-speed car, but my main question is does it have to be from...
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    Interesting Trio

    This is an interesting trio, the '70 'Vette and '04 Z06 are 34 years apart and the '87 Fiero GT is exactly in the middle. So you can see the progression of sports car design. I was spending Father's Day working in the garage and shifting cars around so that I could get my CP '82 Camaro up on...
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    My Z06 is 8 years old today and still running strong!

    I purchased my new 2004 Millenium Yellow Z06 8 years ago today. The car has just over 38,000 miles on it and is running stronger than ever and has never had any warranty work done or any other problems. When I drove it in to work this morning I realize that I still love driving the car just as...
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    Brake Help Needed - RF locking up - pistons not stuck - what is it?

    Last time I drove my '70 the right front brake locked upwhile I was on the highway after brake at a stop sign. I was driving about a 40mile loop, it locked up briefly (maybe for 50 yards) and then released. Ithought , what the heck? and kept driving. When I was almost home and brakingfor a stop...
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    PS Rocker Panel Needed any available or can a regular one be used??

    I have the body shop repairing the damage from my recent trip in to the ditch. The only part that they haven't been able to get is a passenger side rocker panel. Not only is it unavailable, there is no projected availability date. Does anybody know where one might be available? If I can't...
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    I wrecked the Z06 and need a good repair shop

    I managed to spin the car in to the ditch on Friday and crunched the right rear corner pretty good so I am looking for a good repair shop in the Kansas City area that can fix the rear suspension and replace the rear fascia (there is a small hole in it) and fix or replace a crack in the piece in...
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    Corvette "Used as a Weapon"

    Just saw a news report this morning about a driver being shot by police after using his Corvette as a weapon. The car was a late '70s or early '80s C3 (sorry I'm not that up on the later C3s to id it). It looked to be in good condition and was paint black over silver (the silver was around the...
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    Corvette Clunkers!!

    Interesting article, 131 Corvettes traded in under the Cash for Clunkers program, including 34 Convertibles. Since these cars all had to running, driving, licensed and insured for the past year I can't believe that people couldn't have sold them outright for more than the $4,500. Plus check out...
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    Oops - so much for one orange 'Vette!

    At least the safety features of the 'Vette proteched the guy and his wife and it looks like the car stuck to the road a lot better than did the Mistang. From yesterdays Kansas City Star: Posted on Wed, Sep. 02, 2009 KC police suspect street racing led to I-435 wreck Kansas City police...
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    HUD Reading way low on gas tank level

    I have a friend at work who's sister just bought a new 2008 Corvette. When she filled up the gas tank the guage read full but the display on the HUD only read 1/4 full. After driving it awhile the HUD display went up to 1/2 full but no higher. She took it to the dealer and he told her that...
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    Help need for Cannonball Corvette in Indy today

    This is from our local autocross forum from some are long time autocrossers in this area: Mark Murnahan and Angel Morales need some serious help from all of us. They are on the CannonBall Run One Lap of America in a '07 Corvette Z51 and they need some brake rotors stat. They're on their way to...
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    Worth of 68 BB 4spd Rdstr w/ non-orig engine???

    I am going to look at a 68 roadster with a 427 and a 4-speed. From asking with the guy, the car has had basically a frame on restoration, stripped and painted the original LeMans Blue with most of the trim either replaced or re-plated, except for the front bumper which shows some hazing. Has a...
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    When did GM start using rosette style rivets for the VIN tag?

    When did GM first start using the "rosette" style rivets to hold the VIN tag in place? I am going to look at a '68 Convertible (427, 4-speed) that is being sold at a local auction tomorrow and want to make sure that the VIN tag is correct. None of the books I have address the VIN tag rivets...
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    Exact location of the VIN on a '70 frame needed

    I've done a search on the forum that turned up some information but I was still unable to locate the VIN that should be stamped in to the frame on my '70 Convertible. One thing I read indicated that it should be above the rear shock mount on the driver side. In another place I found a picture...
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    See what this Big Block '72 Coupe was auctioned for today--

    If I do this right here should be some pictures of the very original 72 454 Coupe I tried to buy at auction today (described in detail in this thread: http://www.corvetteactioncenter.com/forums/showthread.php?t=88654) Just click on the thumbnails below: The car went for $14,250 - it...
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    What do you think this '72 454 would by worth? Need to know by Saturday.

    I've got a line on a '72 big block coupe at a farm auction this weekend and would like to get an idea what it might be worth before I go down there and bid (too far to drive down there and look before this weekend). I don't know too many details. The listing says it is a complete 1972 Corvette...
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    86 Will Only Idle - will not increase RPMs

    I've got an 86 that will only idle, if I try to give it any gas at all it immediately dies. Here is a little background. When I got this car the guy was doing a little paint work, a little interior work and a little mechanical work all at the same time in a small garage so it had been off of...
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    86 Coupe FS - $3,700 obo

    86 Coupe FS - Price Lowered!! All - I've edited this post to lower the price on the car since I really need the space in my garage and I do not have the time to work on it (plus I keep looking at it and thinking I should keep it and rebuild it!). My $3,700 original price is what I had in the...
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    '86 Vacuum Hose Diagram Needed - where is it in the manual??

    Help - I need a vacuum hose diagram for my '86. When I had the small fire under the car in the garage a year ago it melted several vacuum hoses on the left side of the engine. I spent a half hour or so looking through my factory service manual, factory parts manual and Haynes manual for a...
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    Help - 58 283 - Should it have a Harmonic Balancer on it???

    I pulled the radiator off of the '58 283 V8 yesterday to replace the old damaged fiberglass fan and I noticed that there is no harmonic balancer on this engine - should there be one? It looks as if the crank shaft has a flanged piece on it and the pulley is bolted directly to it. The engine is...
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