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  1. Tooling for New Car

    Nice analysis Rob. Questions I have is "Do the plants compete to build car lines? Did the plant win the bid to build an additional line outside of the Corvette line? Or parts for the cars they do...
  2. Thread: RUBY Site

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    Didn't the Corvette Museum used to host the whole...

    Didn't the Corvette Museum used to host the whole registry? What happened to all the pictures, stories, forum, and stuff?
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    First warm (a relative term) day we had two weeks...

    First warm (a relative term) day we had two weeks ago, I spent an hour shovelling out the '93 JUST so I could take a spin around town. It felt DAMNED GOOD!
    Snow on the order of a foot the very next...
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    I just got my Bonneville back from the paintshop....

    I just got my Bonneville back from the paintshop. Pearl white was definitely the right color to go with. It looks veery rich.

    Hope you're home by now and reading this in the comfort of your...
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    I've been collecting 1/43 scale for about 2...

    I've been collecting 1/43 scale for about 2 years. It started with a '93 Ruby Red, which coinsides with the purchase of a 1/1 '93 Ruby. Since then, I've acquired various 1/43rd from Ebay,Yahoo, and ...
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    It is a common technique, even documented in...

    It is a common technique, even documented in [computer] repair guides for diagnosing intermitent problems. What it does is buffs the contact points. It does work, sometimes.
    Problem is oxidation...
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    Call ahead and maybe you can arrange a tour of...

    Call ahead and maybe you can arrange a tour of the plant. They are doing group tours, but all needs to be arranged ahead of time.
    The NCM is a nice place to visit. Lots of cars there and if I'm...
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    I've already made plans to have my Bonneville...

    I've already made plans to have my Bonneville repainted Cadallac Pearl White. It's a regular white now.
    Why white? I like the color, and this way I don't have to refurnish the interior, which is...
  9. Thread: Tires

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    I just bought replacements for mine. Goodyear...

    I just bought replacements for mine. Goodyear Eagle F1s from Tirerack.com. My garage mounted and balanced; and tossed out the old ones for $100. I saved over 80 bucks a tire on the best price he...
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    Detail Brush

    I had an old electric shaver that died. Part of the kit included a tiny thin brush. I've found this is just the thing to get into the creavices on the dash, around buttons, and into the vinyl...
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    Detail Brush

    I had an old electric shaver that died. Part of the kit included a tiny thin brush. I've found this is just the thing to get into the creavices on the dash, around buttons, and into the vinyl...
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    Since you're all here

    I started collecting 1/43rd scale corvettes about a year ago. The damned things are multiplying like rabbits. How do you display them? Shelves, cabinets, or (like me) on top of everything from...
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    Hoss; Sorry about the vette but I'm glad it is...

    Hoss;
    Sorry about the vette but I'm glad it is sounding like it will work out okay.

    I found the fastest way to make the insurance company settle up, is to rent a car comparable to the one...
  14. I guess it's subjective, but I don't find the...

    I guess it's subjective, but I don't find the ride particularly stiff or hard. The touring mode offers a ride comparable to my Bonneville, while the performance mode could be considered stiff, but...
  15. Thanks for the answer. I knew only a part of it....

    Thanks for the answer. I knew only a part of it. The used car dealer wasn't much help in this regard, except to point it out, that is. It seemed to make him believe he could charge the full price...
  16. Can anyone explain the differences between FX3,...

    Can anyone explain the differences between FX3, Z07, or neither?
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    Have you seen this months corvettemagazine.com on...

    Have you seen this months corvettemagazine.com on John Cafaro's convertible Z06. It's from a company in Canada - Caraviggio's Corvettes. Basicly, they are another LPE type company. Go to...
  18. Selective Ride (FX3) vs Adjustable Suspension (Z07) vs NEITHER

    Just when I had it straight in my mind, someone asks me "What's the difference?" The last time I heard the question, I checked my reproduction Buildsheet (WARNING: PLUG from the NCM) and found it...
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    Re: Re: I've been looking...

    Here's a couple of links you might like to look at {Falconer V12) http://www.geocities.com/silver_eagle_54/conandescript.jpg Is the description offered by NCM...
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    Re: sidepipe kit...

    Now those LOOK like they belong on the car. Do they sound as good as they look?

    And they ARE the ones listed in the catalogs.

    -John
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    Re: I've been looking...

    I was at the Museum in May. It was on the floor. I have some pix of it if anyone is interested. Eamil me offline.

    By the way, there are a couple of kits in Eklers, Mid America, and such that...
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