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    Question: Tom, Thank you for the information. I will look...

    Tom,
    Thank you for the information. I will look deeper into finding a body shop that does not want to paint the entire car. And I would not be comfortable doing it myself.

    Thanks again!
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    Question: Minor damage repair

    Hello,

    My 1981 Corvette has received a small amount damage on the passenger side front. Don't know when or how, guessing someone back into me. I would like to have this repaired without painting...
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    Help! Spots on finish

    Hello, my 1982 has some water spots on it. They don't come off with a typical car wash. I am looking for a non aggressive way to remove them. Any suggestion?

    Thanks.
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    Question: 1981 Engine miss firing

    Wanting input and suggestions. My 81 has a rebuilt jasper engine that was installed about 1 1/2 years ago. Runs like a charm. However, it sat garaged all winter during this past brutal mid west...
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    Question: Interior Products

    Hello, haven't been on here for awhile, but I need a little help. I have been concentrating on keeping my 81 mechanically sound. In the mean time, I have neglected the interior. I has a build up of...
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    Question: Well I did have a brake leak on the passenger...

    Well I did have a brake leak on the passenger rear caliper. The really good news is that the calipers have a lifetime warranty on them. Did not know that. I put 4 new ones on in 2006 and they...
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    Question: It is a little strange because I did look at the...

    It is a little strange because I did look at the inside of the tires wells and there is no wetness. There is nothing on the garage floor either. Anyway, I will have it fixed.
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    Question: Thanks guys!! I will take care of this today. ...

    Thanks guys!! I will take care of this today.
    THE CORVETTE ACTION CENTER ROCKS!!
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    Question: Brake Fluid Level on 1981?

    This weekend I was checking all of the fluid levels in the 81 and they were all looking good. However, one thing looks suspicious to me and I would like some information. The master cylinder has 2...
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    156 Also tucked in for the season.

    156 Also tucked in for the season.
  11. Thread: Winter Storage

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    Winter Storage

    Winter is fast approaching here in Indiana and I was just wondering what to do with for the vette so that she will stay in good working order. I am planning to start her at least twice a week and...
  12. Thread: T-Top Key

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    Thanks bud!! As it turns out, I took the 2 pieces...

    Thanks bud!! As it turns out, I took the 2 pieces to a locksmith and he was able to make a key from that. Hope that it fits, the wife has taken the vette to work so I will know later.
  13. Thread: T-Top Key

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    T-Top Key

    OH NO!! Wanted to take the T-Tops off this morning, it is going to be a beautiful day. However, the T-Top key broke off in the lock. Didn't take much to break it, must be from age. HELP!!! WHERE CAN...
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    Wow, I am just going to pay my mechanic, I would...

    Wow, I am just going to pay my mechanic, I would not have the patience for just putting in spark plugs.
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    Starting problem

    Has anyone experienced this one? The wife and I were buzzing around on a beautiful Sunday afternoon, and we were bragging about how well the 81 was running. Stopped for petro and old girl would not...
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    Sun Visor on 81'

    Okay, I have a minor problem that I hope someone will be able to help me with. The Sun Visor over the driver's side keeps falling down and won't stay in the up position. It is very annoying when the...
  17. Thread: Pix of 81

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    Pix of 81

    We have been having fun with it. The only thing that is bugging me right now is that the car is leaving a few drops of oil and transmission fluid on the garage floor after a drive. I am hoping that...
  18. Thread: Pix of 81

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    Pix of 81

    Greetings everyone!! Just attached picture of our 81. Has been up and running after being in the garage setting idle for somewhere in the neighborhood of 8-10 years. The old girl has 85K on her and...
  19. Thread: ALUMINUM RIMS

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    WOW, those are beautiful. I do not know if they...

    WOW, those are beautiful. I do not know if they have clear coat or not. How can I tell??
  20. Thread: ALUMINUM RIMS

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    ALUMINUM RIMS

    My 1981 Vette had set for about 10 years before being restored. The aluminum rims have become really bad looking. I have tried some kind of an aluminum cleaner that I purchased at my local auto...
  21. Thread: Timing Belt

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    WOW!! I never looked at it that way. She put...

    WOW!! I never looked at it that way. She put me in charge of getting the old girl running again (the vette). The engine runs well after a couple of minutes of driving, so I am not going to worry...
  22. Thread: Timing Belt

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    Timing Belt

    My 1981 has 84,000 miles on it and I am not sure if these cars have timing belts that need to be replaced periodically. I sorta inherited this car when I got married and there is no vehicle manual...
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    Buzzer not stopping

    It was a nice day on Saturday in Indianapolis, sunny and about 60 degrees. Had the old girl out all day. Made several stops, no problems. We get home and one of the buzzerS will not stop sounding. ...
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    1981 Dome Light Cover

    Help, I need a Dome Light Cover for my 1981 Vette. Went to change bulb and it crumbled. Does anyone know where to get them??

    Thanks!!

    John
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    WOW, I have the same problem on my 81. How...

    WOW, I have the same problem on my 81. How difficult was it for you to replace the voltage reg?? Where is it located?? I am disconnecting the battery after each drive so that it won't go dead on...
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