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5/27/10 11:10pm - Original Message: 'As promised, heater core pics.'
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Waterford, MI - USA

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1973 Red coupe

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Some of you might remeber that I replaced my heater core. At the time I did not know that there was a small leak but I new it was older then the 17 years I have owned the car and thought it might be a good thing to do.
Here is my link to the page I put together.

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5/28/10 1:29am - Reply: 'As promised, heater core pics.'
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Montesano, WA - USA

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had a really nice one. sold it to a good friend. Purchased 2004 custom coupe in Feb. 2009 did not tell anyone here until August 2009. BAD I KNOW.

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nice detail, clean and smooth thank you for sharing
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6/2/10 12:55am - Reply: 'As promised, heater core pics.'
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Lake Oswego, OR - USA

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1972 Steel Cities Gray T Top. Original Owner, Original Paint and Interior. The running gear has been rebuilt after 240,000 miles.

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Brian, thanks. I still remember doing that R&R on my Vette.

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6/2/10 1:50pm - Reply: 'As promised, heater core pics.'
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Duncanville, TX - USA

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#1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/ Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight" #2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas

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Nice pics, Brian!!
I see the green monster on the lower tube there....that's a sure sign of leakage, whether from a loose hose, or leaking core.
Yeeeesh.....you made it sound(and look) soooo easy!!!!
Thanks for posting the pics, and write-up!


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6/2/10 6:02pm - Reply: 'As promised, heater core pics.'
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North Charleston, SC - USA

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1975 L48 AT AC T-top

Joined: 3/20/2004
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Brian,
You do make it sound easy. The pics are definitely helpful. Thanks for posting this very useful information.
 
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6/2/10 9:44pm - Reply: 'As promised, heater core pics.'
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Holland Patent, NY - USA

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Nice post Brian, thanks.
 
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6/2/10 10:10pm - Reply: 'As promised, heater core pics.'
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Dorr, MI - USA

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71 Colonnade Hardtop Coupe Torch Red with black interior originally L48 built to push around 360hp

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Ahhh memories of when I did mine. It appears to me that isn't the original core? The original would be date stamped and would have Harrison on the lower tank. 

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