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6/10/10 9:50pm - Original Message: 'soft floor'
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West Bend, WI - USA

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1985 silver coupe & 1975 red coupe

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I have a 1975 Vette with a very soft floor area under the drivers seat. The fiberglass is a mess and looks like people pieced in stuff over the years. I need to know if this is something that could be fixed by me or should I have a good Corvette repair shop do it. THANKS!!!
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6/10/10 10:28pm - Reply: 'soft floor'
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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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If it appears that it has been "Bubba-ed" over the years, it might be best to have someone experienced in fiberglass work to fix it properly. You really don't wanna go Fred Flinstone-ing down the road un-expectedly!



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6/10/10 10:55pm - Reply: 'soft floor'
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Dutchess County, NY - USA

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White '79 Corvette. It's a driver.

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More of a question here than an answer but here goes;

Would the metal floor pans from a later C3 fit in the '75?

Just some food for thought.



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6/11/10 12:07am - Reply: 'soft floor'
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Bladenboro, NC - USA

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1972 conv., sunfire yellow, blk interior, blk vinyl and convertible top. Off frame restoration with American Speed 383 stroker engine producing 500hp plus a 200hp NOS system. MSD ignition. Hooker super competition headers with chambered exhaust.

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You can get the steel reproduction floor pans for the 75.


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6/15/10 12:31pm - Reply: 'soft floor'
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Mounds View, MN - USA

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Your car has a metal floor under the seats.  Repro pans are about $275.00 per side, and require a minimal amount of skill and experience to install.  They are partial pans which allow you to replace them on each side without tearing up the whole console area.  They are intended to be welded in, but I bet you could use bonding adhesive and screws or rivets.

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