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    You guys with State Farm....

    When you got the Agreed on Value, were you required to have it appraised?

    My SF agent demands an appraisal, and the local "expert" wants $250 to appraise cars, which I deem to be extortion. With...
  2. Question: C5's and C6's are out in Minnesota

    I live on the southside of Lake Minnetonka, and I've seen several different c5's and C6's running around Excelsior/Deephaven during the days. I saw 2 on Friday before the nasty cold front swept...
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    Question: Maybe think about getting your hands on a Desk...

    Maybe think about getting your hands on a Desk top dyno program, search google, it's floating around out there. The DD, can be argued to be flawed, but it can show some direction with various combos....
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    What could be the best thing to do is purchase...

    What could be the best thing to do is purchase three items:

    1. A 1978 AIM (Assembly Instruction Manual)
    2. A 1978 Chassis Service Manual
    3. A 1978 Owners Manual

    These three items are very...
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    It's a big block convertible. Go for it. The...

    It's a big block convertible.
    Go for it.

    The photos really don't show enough to pass judgement.
    Frames are readily available. Bringing up to driver condition, maybe not too bad on the money....
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    The GM Ramjet would be the way to go from a...

    The GM Ramjet would be the way to go from a technology stand point, plus it looks much better than a TPI unit, and less hassle to hook up. It also has that old style FI look.


    That said, the...
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    One issue I see with the Vortec swap, is the...

    One issue I see with the Vortec swap, is the mounting of the ignition shielding around the dist. Many of the boy-racers like to discard the shielding, then they wonder why their radio sounds so...
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    Poll: I do all my own work, the good, the bad, and even...

    I do all my own work, the good, the bad, and even the ugly stuff. Any body that really understands these cars, well, i can't afford them. The others, simply have no clue, and I won't pay them a dime....
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    Yes, that's what I want, as Duke always...

    Yes, that's what I want, as Duke always reccomends.
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    Head port & polish in Minneapolis area?

    Hi all. Can any one reccomend a some one for a good quality Port & Polish of my 186 heads in the Minneapolis area?

    thanks much
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    CC has a rental DVD

    Corvette Central has the Al Knoch top installation Video, in DVD format. They charge $50, and will refund you $35 when you return it.
    I know this, as last week i got one from CC, and have it in my...
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    To raise the headlight, vacuum is applied to the...

    To raise the headlight, vacuum is applied to the front half of the actuator, pushing the the shaft out. On the haft is a seal the frequently leaks because of either a tear, or it simply may be loose...
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    On the C3's, I believe the insulation is there to...

    On the C3's, I believe the insulation is there to reduce noise from the fan.
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    I think the preferred method today is to use an...

    I think the preferred method today is to use an Epoxy primer such as PPG's DPLF. That's what I did this past spring.

    Maybe Paint Daddy can step in here and lend a thought or two.
  15. Tricks,tips for painting side grills on a 1970 ?

    Anybody have any good tips, for sucessfully painting those tricky 1970 eggcrate side grills? And how about the stainless trim on the wiper cover?

    thanks in advance.
  16. Seat frame S-springs, where to get them?

    I am wondering if any of you out there know of a source for the S-springs used in the seat frames.

    Thanks much,

    Glen
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    Paint experts, Help!!

    Hello.
    I've just painted the car on Thursday, and now I feel sick.

    Here's the story: Decided I was painting it with Lacquer, as original. Did all the body prep, and primed and sanded it with a...
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    I did a power brake conversion in July, on a...

    I did a power brake conversion in July, on a 1970. The are several things to consider. The master cylinder is different, no two ways about it. When mounting the vacuum booster, the bottom two bolts...
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    Air is allowed to pass through the heater core by...

    Air is allowed to pass through the heater core by a door, which is controlled by a cable that attaches to the right hand thumb wheel on your console control.
    Heat coming in means the door is not...
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    I chose copper brass for mine.

    I was looking for a radiator little more than a year ago for my 1970 350 4 speed. I looked hard at the Dewitt unit, which seems to be a really nice piece. I discussed the aluminum radiators with a...
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    Bloomington Gold Parts swap meet

    Hi all.
    I used to visit Bloomington back in the good old days at the McClean County Fairgrounds, and remember the parts swap meet being huge. (And the entry fee was like $2.50!) I last visited at...
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