First time since probably November, maybe even October! Felt pretty good. It was very dusty, but it was running good so I decided to take it out for a 20 minute drive. Started to rain at the end and it washed all the dust off. Wiped it down with microfiber after I got it back in the shop - Bubba car wash!
Starting to think about plans to get it ready for the gathering this summer. I know for sure either the extend or retract P/S hose is leaking - ordered new Delcos for both last night. (I hate those little hoses - I've replaced them too many times) Also, the radiator - I started it up a month or so ago and that time I had a coolant drip that looked like it was coming from the rad but this time it wasn't leaking at all. Going to have to keep my eye on it.
Finally, thinking about a luggage rack, original chrome style, 8-bolt like the dealer installed option for 76-77. I've wanted one since I've owned the car, but have never quite gotten the courage to buy one and then drill into my clean, straight rear deck.
1976 Silver/Firethorn. L48, 4spd. Original 2 bolt, vortec heads, 9.4:1 CR, Speed Pro Cam: email@example.com, 112 LSA, Eagle Steel Crank.
I plowed my driveway out to the garage that holds my vettes and checked for mice, does that count for anything. We have had a crazy warm winter this year so thinking we will be able to get the cars out a little sooner this year,
Vette(s): 1973 L82 4 Speed Coupe - Very original, well documented driver/survivor. 2016 Bend Regional NCRS Top Flight.
Good to see you guys shaking out the cobwebs, we've had some nice days out here over the past week. Unfortunately all I can do is go Vroom, Vroom and look at the large hole in my '73 where the engine and trans used to be. Engine is back from rebuild and on the stand, rebuilt trans is also ready to bolt back up today. Scheduled to drop it in tomorrow night. So far everything has gone as planned, fingers crossed on initial fire up !!
mille miglia red with oxblood interior
I had mine out the other day for a 5 minute ride to even out the flat spots on the tires. Found that the paint is really starting to flake off my hood . Going to have to get an estimate to get a hood painted. Can hardly wait to do that (insert sarcasm here). Also found some loose trim rings on my tail lights so i took them all out and re-glued all of them. Put them back in tonight. Was thinking about driving to it to work tomorrow but probably wont.
hi I am in sunny florida at my winter home,wil be back april 5th cannot wait to see my 2 corvettes its going to be great to hear them,must wait to drive ins kickes in may 1st
c-3 and c6 will be on the road. I have no storge in florida that's why I car in not here but next year I going to drive c-6 down be safe wave dwa175 reporting from leesburg.
yes, its been a long 5 months~!!! it will get up to 16C (62F) in Calgary today, so I think that it will be okay to fire up the 454!...it'll run rough for sure....but it was not a super cold winter, so I hope it will not be too bad.
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