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  1. Very Cool! I wish I could find out who my car...

    Very Cool! I wish I could find out who my car was sold to so I could get more of its history. I know it was stolen somewhere along its journey, and thats how I wound up buying it from a Boston...
  2. My car was originally sold here. I have a copy of...

    My car was originally sold here. I have a copy of the original dealer invoice which I got from a company that can access GM's Archives and find your copy by searching the VIN.

    Ive tried to find...
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    Cleaning up the engine bay/frame

    Okay so once I pull the motor out of my car, I figure it will be a great time to really clean up and organize my engine bay. I figure it would be a good idea to also clean and paint the section of...
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    Heres a question for you. My shroud is basically...

    Heres a question for you. My shroud is basically junk, so I will need a new one to get all the stock components operating properly. However, a new shroud cost somewhere around $400, so for that...
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    Yah, I was suprised about the chin spoiler/air...

    Yah, I was suprised about the chin spoiler/air dam. When I first got the car it was having overheating problems. Turned out it was because that was missing. Its amazing what a lack of proper air...
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    Hmm interesting, that would be great...a lot less...

    Hmm interesting, that would be great...a lot less money Id need to be spending. A lot of people on here had been saying I would need to upgrade. So you guys think all of the stock cooling...
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    Upgrading cooling system

    Okay, so as I continue to make plans for my motor swap, Ive been making a list of everything I ANTICIPATE I will need for the project, along with prices.

    Ive come to the point of my stock cooling...
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    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!! ...

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!

    :puke:puke:hb:cry:cry:cry

    Id still buy it!... and treat it right! Seriously....sell it to me haha.

    BTW what the heck was that tow truck driver...
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    But....a 21 year old son would be perfect...

    But....a 21 year old son would be perfect right?!? I live in MA, but Ill relocate to TN :L. Its nice down there. I visited ruby falls once a while back. Anywho, congrats on your amazing car! You...
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    So is the 2004R a good transmission? I remember...

    So is the 2004R a good transmission? I remember hearing it had a good amount of problems and wasnt a solid tranny...although, who knows if that source was reliable. Yah, I would like a 5spd but I...
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    This is a good thread, I have the same concern...

    This is a good thread, I have the same concern with the stock drivetrain in my 1980 L82. Im planning on swapping in a 383 stroker...in particular a 383 from Blueprint engines that makes 405hp/440tq....
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    Thanks for all your advice. Anybody else have...

    Thanks for all your advice. Anybody else have any info on our stock differentials? I may call the place I bought my rebuilt 3.70 rearend from and see what they recommend for the setup Im going to...
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    Thats a good question, Im not sure...

    Thats a good question, Im not sure...
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    Thanks for your input. What is your 350 making...

    Thanks for your input. What is your 350 making for power? I agree, the rearend is my main concern, as I will build the tranny to with hold that amount of power. The older C3 differentials are a...
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    Blueprint Engines?

    Anybody on here have any experience with any of Blueprint engines motors? If youve seen my other threads Ive been planning a motor swap, and one that Ive been seriously considering is a 383 from...
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    Thank you for your input as well. Yah, perhaps...

    Thank you for your input as well. Yah, perhaps 450 is excessive. I was planning for slightly more than I thought I would need because I didnt want to go to the trouble of doing all this work and...
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    Thanks for the input! Yah, I figured the stock...

    Thanks for the input! Yah, I figured the stock cooling system wouldnt meet the requirements, the driveline is my main concern. I absolutely need OD, with the 3.70s highway driving is basically...
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    Come on.... anybody?.... Bueller?........I know...

    Come on.... anybody?.... Bueller?........I know there has to be more gearheads on here!
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    Yah, I remember reading this a while back when I...

    Yah, I remember reading this a while back when I first got the car. Ive heard that its sometimes easier to pull a wheel and come in the side....however, Im planning on pulling the nose off anyways so...
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    Thanks for the reply Kane! I will definitely...

    Thanks for the reply Kane! I will definitely keep you guys posted on my plans on progress. As of right now I dont plan on buying anything ahead of time, I want to get the motor out of there and see...
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    Engine rebuild project

    Hows it going guys? As the thread title says Im going to be doing an engine build for my 1980 vette. Im planning on pulling the motor mid-late fall once the good driving weather is gone, and I...
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    Help with my current engine

    Okay, so Ive owned my 1980 L82 for about 5years now... since I was 16. Over the years I have done a lot of restoration, but never got into the motor...mainly because of the price. The restoration I...
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    Boston International Autoshow

    Okay, I finally attended my first autoshow today and it was amazing. Of course when I first got there I made a bee-line to the huge Chevrolet section, and to my amazement.......................a...
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    +1. John I think you were the one who...

    +1. John I think you were the one who recommended this to me about a year ago, its definitely a cool thing to have dskopp. I had found my original tank sticker up on the tank, but it was so...
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    Alright, so if the block was the only replacement...

    Alright, so if the block was the only replacement part what does that do to the originality? If the heads, intake, and carb get me any points? Or does it not matter without the original block? Im...
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