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Re: Looking for a 1979 Corvette for a friend who's father used to ow (13/23)
 10/26/20 2:02pm
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Dan suggested adding the pictures of the accident but I'm having trouble locating them through through C3VR. So I will look but for the time being here is a picture of Jaws79 in better days in one of it's moments of glory! I can say it looked like this pre-accident! In the meantime I will look and see what I can find!



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Re: Looking for a 1979 Corvette for a friend who's father used to ow (14/23)
 10/26/20 2:26pm
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Well, obviously I am having problems getting the pictures up, as I always have had with C3VR. Maybe someone can help me straighten them out! Here is some of the damage from the accident. I will try again later.



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Re: Looking for a 1979 Corvette for a friend who's father used to ow (15/23)
 10/26/20 3:37pm
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Rotated pics JAWS79..



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Re: Looking for a 1979 Corvette for a friend who's father used to ow (16/23)
 10/26/20 8:40pm
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That was totaled?  Wow.



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Re: Looking for a 1979 Corvette for a friend who's father used to ow (17/23)
 10/27/20 6:34pm
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Thanks, Dan! I can never figure it out!

Barry



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Re: Looking for a 1979 Corvette for a friend who's father used to ow (18/23)
 10/27/20 6:45pm
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Hey, Gary, the reason for the total loss declaration by Haggerty was due to the amount of bodywork to be done (taking off front and rear bumper covers, possibly replacing both) and the fact they said they found hidden damage. also said that they most likely had to paint most of the car to blend paint properly. Anyway, the car was insured by Haggerty for $13,000 and they said the updated estimate was $12,500. Haggerty will not go over 75 percent of value without totaling it. Could have bought back car for $2,500 but would then have a salvage title, killing any resale.  Not to mention still having to repair car.

Barry



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Re: Looking for a 1979 Corvette for a friend who's father used to ow (19/23)
 10/27/20 8:22pm
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Gotcha.

On a side note, my flight surgeon in Tucson bought a new light blue 79 for his wife while I was there. Not sure what color the interior was.  She showed it to me as I had a 78 SA.  She was pretty hot as I remember...

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Re: Looking for a 1979 Corvette for a friend who's father used to ow (20/23)
 10/29/20 6:40pm
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F4Gary said: ...... She was pretty hot as I remember...

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Ummm... so have to ask - was it the car or the wife that was pretty hot?   🤣






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Re: Looking for a 1979 Corvette for a friend who's father used to ow (21/23)
 10/29/20 9:27pm
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Re: Looking for a 1979 Corvette for a friend who's father used to ow (22/23)
 11/23/20 2:02pm
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Hey, Gary, if your friend still has the light blue 79 and it has the Midnight blue interior, tell him I have brand new door panels, All leather seat cushions, new carpet, new solid state windshield wiper controller (replaces relay system), Brand new NOS Blue glass T-Tops, and numerous other new and old parts. 

Barry



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Re: Looking for a 1979 Corvette for a friend who's father used to ow (23/23)
 11/23/20 10:57pm
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Grapevine, TX - USA

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Jaws79 said:

Hey, Gary, if your friend still has the light blue 79 and it has the Midnight blue interior, tell him I have brand new door panels, All leather seat cushions, new carpet, new solid state windshield wiper controller (replaces relay system), Brand new NOS Blue glass T-Tops, and numerous other new and old parts. 

Barry


That was in 1980...



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