• The good, the bad and the ugly
  • The good, the bad and the ugly
  • The good, the bad and the ugly
  • The good, the bad and the ugly

Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  0
Dislikes Dislikes:  0
Results 1 to 11 of 11
  1. #1
    Member oceangal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Merrimac, MA
    Posts
    581
    Post Thanks / Like
    Rides
    0

    Default The good, the bad and the ugly

    Well my hard working husband tried but the car is just not cooperating! The non leak valve cover gaskets leaked, the battery I bought at napa is a p.o.s.. Long story short, the car was not going any where yesterday. Today we are going to get rain so basically no ride before the surgery for me.

    So he did put on the guide coat as I don't think he wanted me driving around in a spotted car. of course he had to add his own "touch" to it. Last night after I gave up on being able to drive it he was still in the basement and added a new emblem to it (see below)


















  2. #2
    Member rvazquez's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Sherman, CT
    Posts
    29
    Post Thanks / Like
    Rides
    0

    Default

    best of luck to you, here's hoping for a speedy recovery

  3. #3
    Member mike82's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Claremore,Okla.
    Posts
    116
    Post Thanks / Like
    Rides
    0

    Default

    oceangal its lookin good. that hood looks awesome, is that homemade?

  4. #4
    Moderator bill81vette's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Location
    Troy,NY
    Posts
    4,037
    Post Thanks / Like
    Rides
    0

    Default

    I like the 'devil' name on the nose,paint is looking gooooood!!!!!!!
    I know how you feel about the vette though,mine It seemed like everytime I got close to finishing it something else would go wrong!!!!

    I finally threathened to leave it up on jack stands all summer!!!!
    since then no problem!!!!!!

    anyway,good luck with the surgery,we will keep you in our prayers!!!!!

  5. #5
    Member White75's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Kingwood (Houston) TX
    Posts
    496
    Post Thanks / Like
    Rides
    0

    Default

    Hope everything works out. It must have been a cursed weekend for C3s, putting my door panel back together I found out that the inside door handle mechanism is broken (the groove the handle slides into is pretty much gone) and the holding screw for the handle has stripped out the hole so now I have to source a new assembly. This on top of a seatbelt bolt that is going to have to be torched out because it is rusted solid.

  6. #6
    The good, the bad and the ugly 82ColEd's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Frankfurt/Germany
    Posts
    1,764
    Post Thanks / Like
    Rides
    0

    Default

    He is funny..

    Looking good from here, even in this Devil Dressing..


    All the best during the surgery and a speedy recovery Lori.


    -Stefan

  7. #7
    Member hotshotzny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    ulster county ny
    Posts
    627
    Post Thanks / Like
    Rides
    0

    Default

    anything and everything napa sells is junk! what sucks for me is its the ONLY auto parts store i dont have to drive half an hour to get to

  8. #8
    Member pbcanney's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    Sharon Center, OH
    Posts
    240
    Post Thanks / Like
    Rides
    0

    Default

    GREAT JOB ON THE HOOD!!

  9. #9
    Member oceangal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Merrimac, MA
    Posts
    581
    Post Thanks / Like
    Rides
    0

    Default

    Hey all!

    I am alive! Sore but alive! Thanks for the well wishes :-)

    My hubby cobbled that hood as only he can :-)

    It was a combination of me not wanting to lose the line down the front of the hood and he really liked the L88 look so he cut the part in the front and raised it up so it all blended. He jokingly calls it the 1983 vette!

    Just 7 days of school left and he found what was most likely the problem, some piece of hose that he took out and then never replaced it. I think it was under the air cleaners, I can't remember now.

    So hopefully this weekend it can get finished and I can maybe drive it next Friday and bring the boy to school for at least one day.

    I still have no idea what the final color scheme will look like.

  10. #10
    The good, the bad and the ugly GerryLP's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2001
    Location
    Rio Rancho, NM
    Posts
    2,145
    Post Thanks / Like
    Rides
    0

    Default

    Lori,

    I am glad you came out ok from surgery. Every now and then, hospitals turn into Hotel California's....."you can check-out any time of day, but can't never leave"....

    The new motif on your Vette made me think of that classic movie..."The Devil In Mrs. Jones".

    Did hubby make the emblem from aftermarket font, or did he have it made?

    GerryLP

  11. #11
    Member oceangal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Merrimac, MA
    Posts
    581
    Post Thanks / Like
    Rides
    0

    Default

    Thanks Gerry!

    The emblem is from a coupe deville. He has quite a few emblems from all the cars he has worked on over the years.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •