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3/25/08 11:55pm - Original Message: 'Good reading...'
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Twin Lakes, CO - USA

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SOLD - "The Toy" - 1970 Convertible
SOLD - "The Beast" - 1990 ZR-1 (#682)
"BLKBRRD" - 1978 Trans Am, 400ci/285hp, 4 spd, Black w/black interior, Hurst t-tops

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I don't usually do this, but the June (?) issue of Corvette Magazine arrived today.  There's something for just about everyone in this issue, especially C3 fans:
  • The Handoff - looking at the mid-70s and the changes ahead with a new chief engineer for the Corvette and a new general manager for Chevrolet;
  • The Midyear Alternative - looking at C3s as good buys in the Corvette world;
  • Rebirth of COOL - a walk-thru of rebuilding the Delco A6 air-conditioning compressor;
  • Peer Pressure - following the build up of a basket case '62 into a resto-rod with C4 undrpinnings and a 454ci/425hp GM crate engine;
  • The Intimidator - a write-up about a C5R replica built up in England by a Dale Earnhardt Sr. fan;
  • C6 Supercar - a good look at the Factory Five Racing (FFR) kit car using a Corvette C5 as a donor parts car;
  • Crystal Gazing - a look ahead at the upcoming GT1 racing season for the C6R;
  • and of course, The Market Guide  - this time the C5s (MY 1997-2004)

If it doesn't arrive at your mailbox it is worth a stop at a local magazine shop to pick a copy.



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3/25/08 11:58pm - Reply: 'Good reading...'
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Wichita, KS - USA

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2005 Daytona Sunset Orange Coupe ----------- Sold 1974 T-top, 4 spd to BillKS

Joined: 11/10/2003
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Thanks, Jim.   Sounds like some good articles, will have to stop and pick up a copy tomorrow.  
 
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3/26/08 6:06am - Reply: 'Good reading...'
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Indianapolis, IN - USA

Vette(s):
Silver 1974 Convertible - L82 4 speed Low miles (was only 8,900 when I bought it in March 2006) - Now 42K miles. Original owner bought it as an investment for son's college expenses. 2008 Jetstream Blue Convertible - DAILY DRIVER!!

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Can't wait to get home to read my copy!!
 
I noticed yesterday that I have now accumulated enough Hilton points since November to get a free cruise for two (and I am NOT exagerating)!!  Hopefully, I have no more than a month on the road for this project


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3/26/08 4:48pm - Reply: 'Good reading...'
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Valley Springs, CA - USA

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1978,Metalic Money Green W/Gold emblems,TH350 w/gear splitter,black & grey interior.1978,two tone,Metalic Rootbeer & gold ,Doeskin interior,auto. trans. 1981, Silver w/mirrored T-Tops,4 spd, charcoal interior.

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Thanks for the "heads up" Jim. That's the only subscription I get anymore, and I still barely find the time to glance through it. I haven't even looked into the last 2 issues I've been so busy Confused. Man, I've just got to adjust my priorities Cry . My 2nd job provides the extra $ for vette parts and such so it's hard to stop working, but lately I find I don't have the time to work on the vettes. Jeese, do I feel helpless Unhappy.

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3/26/08 6:25pm - Reply: 'Good reading...'
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DeBerry, TX - USA

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1971 383 Stroker- mille miglia red...5 speed

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 I think I'll take them up on their free trial issue. I've been subscribing to Vette magazine but it seems like their mostly C5 and C6 oriented. Nothing wrong with that but, I don't have either or much interest in them.longhorn2942008-03-26 15:28:20

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3/27/08 1:03pm - Reply: 'Good reading...'
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Equinunk, PA - USA

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1972 conv, 4-speed, 350, 200hp, numbers match, rally wheels, war bonnett yellow w/white top. good condition, nice driver.

Joined: 10/31/2007
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 My sub is very interesting. I enjoy each page. The article on C3s is educational as well as pleasure.


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