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 4/20/04 10:24pm
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Eagleville, PA - USA

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Used to own a 1979 Corvette now owned by JB79


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Often I call mine "piece of crap".

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 4/20/04 10:46pm
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COLUMBUS, MS - USA

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1972 Coupe; 350 4-speed with GM sidepipes; Classic White/Saddle


Joined: 1/11/2004
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When people get a little too excited by it, I am known to say, "IT'S JUST A USED CAR."

John

(FYI - Nobody EVER buys that line.) |cool|
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 4/20/04 10:52pm
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CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH - USA

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1975 C3 Red, T-Tops, Black Interior. All I need is time and money! Getting there!


Joined: 12/2/2003
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I haven't named mine yet. My wife calls it that thing at the end of the driveway. |laugh|
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 4/20/04 11:03pm
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cole camp, MO - USA

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1978 Vette. - 350 .30 over, 4 bolt mains, Edelbrock alum heads, edelbrock Pro-Flo fuel injection, 700R4 tranny.


Joined: 4/16/2004
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My wife calls ours 'The baby " I call it Jill after a friend of mine She was born in 78 ). So I guess it will be developing a split personality and need therapy . Any suggestions on what kind of therapy ? Pampering? drive it like I stole it ?

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 4/20/04 11:18pm
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COLUMBUS, MS - USA

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1972 Coupe; 350 4-speed with GM sidepipes; Classic White/Saddle


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 R1stVette said: My wife calls ours 'The baby " I call it Jill after a friend of mine She was born in 78 ). So I guess it will be developing a split personality and need therapy . Any suggestions on what kind of therapy ? Pampering? drive it like I stole it ?


 


Hi, Gary.

I'm thinkin' wring her out like your head's on fire and your a _ _ is catchin'. The car, that is.

Remember, cars are like women . . . both respond to touch. You should be gentle with both, but you can only punch one. The wise man knows which is which.

Here endeth the lesson. |thumb|

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 4/20/04 11:20pm
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Terrell, TX - USA

Vette(s):
My son and I buy, sell, and restore Corvettes. Specializing in C3's. We've owned/restored nearly 100 Vettes.


Joined: 4/20/2004
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EVERYONE CALLS MINE THE BATMOBILE. 1979 Greenwood Daytona

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 4/20/04 11:59pm
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Damascus, MD - USA

Vette(s):
1970 Conv. 350/350, Wht./Blk.,P/W P/B,P/S,TT, 4 Spd.


Joined: 12/17/2003
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I think money pit is a common refrain or name. Mine is getting close to earning the "Money Pit".
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 4/21/04 6:06am
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TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA - USA

Vette(s):
77 Vette L82, black.


Joined: 8/6/2003
Posts: 245

The wife nicknamed her "Black Goddess", I like to call her "Carl Lewis" because she quit running. |haha|

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 4/21/04 6:49am
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I call it the "Money Pit", I am the original owner and the car sat in the back of the garage for many years...
Put her back together in 2001... after 3 years.... well
the "Money Pit" lives up to it's name.
It is a 77 Vette! |haha|
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 4/21/04 6:52am
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Frederick, MD - USA

Vette(s):
1969 convertible L71 427/435 4-speed black interior


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I have a '67 Dodge Charger I refer to as the "Money Pit", but have better names for my Vettes. My '78 Silver Anniversary I call the "Silver Bullet" and my '69 roadster 427/435 I have two nicknames for..."Stumpy" as it could pull tree stumps with its 4.11 rear, and the "Mongoose" since a Mongoose kills Cobras.
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 4/21/04 8:01am
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Phoenix, AZ - USA

Vette(s):
1975 Stingray Nomad Wagon, with Daytona front, custom hood scoop, dual side vents; 420HP 350; Doug Nash 5 speed; 1980 rear end W/4:11 gears; Cherry Red metallic paint.


Joined: 3/13/2004
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Still new to the passion here, i named mine: Cherry Love based on its color. My wife just calls it: The other woman.

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 4/21/04 12:33pm
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Wayne, NJ - USA

Vette(s):
White 1975 L48 Stingray 129,000 Miles, daily driver.


Joined: 5/31/2002
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The White Witch. Some of the lady friends call her Witchy-lu...until she breaks down...then everyone has less kind names |headscratch|

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 4/21/04 1:13pm
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reinholds, PA - USA

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69 t top


Joined: 11/13/2003
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the death trap |cheers| |cheers| |cheers|
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 4/21/04 1:17pm
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MENTOR, OH - USA

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1979 L-82, dark blue


Joined: 9/15/2003
Posts: 576

my car. sort of like marking my territory
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 4/21/04 4:05pm
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MOORESVILLE, NC - USA

Vette(s):
1979 Coupe THE DIVA color: BLACK


Joined: 1/29/2002
Posts: 567

Mine has changed her name in the past couple of months!

For the most part ''she'' is called ''Rosie''...no special reason..just because...but lately she is ''The Diva''! |laugh|

Hubby calls her ''The Bytch''!!

the '94 name is ''Bad Boy''...but he is also known as ''The Plastic PIG''!!

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 4/21/04 4:32pm
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1982 White/Silver


Joined: 8/25/2002
Posts: 10

How 'bout "Sponge" since it seems to soak so much liquidity out of my net worth.

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 4/21/04 5:51pm
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Anacortes, WA - USA

Vette(s):
1979 Red #72 C3 Corvette,T-350,Black interior,air,tilt/tele,K&N.And a 1978 Olds Cutlass 350/350,auto,air,2-dr.,buckets


Joined: 12/16/2002
Posts: 1293

Red Road Devil? |smokin|

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 4/22/04 9:33pm
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Nevada City, CA - USA

Vette(s):
1971 LS6 M22 3:70 coupe, 1971 LS5 M20 3:08 coupe, 1970 LS5 M21 3:36 coupe, 1970 LS5 M21 3:70 coupe, 1970 LS5 M20 3:08 coupe.


Joined: 9/8/2003
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My car is a '71 LS6 coupe. She is affectionately known as the Great White (shark). Car is Classic white w/red vinyl.
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 4/22/04 10:14pm
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COLUMBUS, MS - USA

Vette(s):
1972 Coupe; 350 4-speed with GM sidepipes; Classic White/Saddle


Joined: 1/11/2004
Posts: 331

My car has one other nickname. Somewhere along the way a previous owner removed the seat belts. So, until I remedy that issue "Fiberglass Casket" seems really appropriate.
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 4/22/04 10:40pm
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Dorr, MI - USA

Vette(s):
71 Colonnade Hardtop Coupe Torch Red with black interior originally L48 built to push around 360hp


Joined: 8/21/2002
Posts: 2580

Hey I've also been known to call mine The Batmobile. That was given to her by the 10 yr. old girl next door. Most of the time I call her "My Girl". |smokin|

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 4/22/04 11:14pm
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1982 COLLECTOR EDITION


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Widow-maker.Always in the garage and not with the wife. |cheers| |saluteflag|

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 4/22/04 11:33pm
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Anacortes, WA - USA

Vette(s):
1979 Red #72 C3 Corvette,T-350,Black interior,air,tilt/tele,K&N.And a 1978 Olds Cutlass 350/350,auto,air,2-dr.,buckets


Joined: 12/16/2002
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How bout "Money Pit",or "bottomless pit","cash cow","Crimson cruiser", |laugh|

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Jon,-Majestic Glass Corvette Club-....Red #72,blk.interior,1979 C3 Corvette-TH350,Weiand,Holley,glass tops,Pioneer,3.55's,K&N,Dynomax,Flowmaster 40's,Energy Suspension,Spicer,VB&P(pics soon); 1978 Olds Cutlass Supreme 350/350,Dk. Blue 2-door Coupe-Hotchkis,PST,K&N,XM...'99 Mitsubishi Galant GTZ V6,black/grey leather,intake,strut bars,tint... |IMG|http://www.msnusers.com/cutlasscorvetteworkinprogress/shoebox.msnw?action=ShowPhoto&PhotoID=63|/IMG|

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 4/22/04 11:41pm
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Having more than one Vette my wife seems to think anyone of them is easily expendible if the need for cash arises! Yeah, sure, her Malibu goes first! Collectively they're known as the Pension Plan. Mike
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 4/23/04 3:22am
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Anacortes, WA - USA

Vette(s):
1979 Red #72 C3 Corvette,T-350,Black interior,air,tilt/tele,K&N.And a 1978 Olds Cutlass 350/350,auto,air,2-dr.,buckets


Joined: 12/16/2002
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 mkapp7879 said: Having more than one Vette my wife seems to think anyone of them is easily expendible if the need for cash arises! Yeah, sure, her Malibu goes first! Collectively they're known as the Pension Plan. Mike 
Hey! |eek| What year is the Malibu? |wavey|

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Jon,-Majestic Glass Corvette Club-....Red #72,blk.interior,1979 C3 Corvette-TH350,Weiand,Holley,glass tops,Pioneer,3.55's,K&N,Dynomax,Flowmaster 40's,Energy Suspension,Spicer,VB&P(pics soon); 1978 Olds Cutlass Supreme 350/350,Dk. Blue 2-door Coupe-Hotchkis,PST,K&N,XM...'99 Mitsubishi Galant GTZ V6,black/grey leather,intake,strut bars,tint... |IMG|http://www.msnusers.com/cutlasscorvetteworkinprogress/shoebox.msnw?action=ShowPhoto&PhotoID=63|/IMG|

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 4/23/04 3:35am
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1972 LS5, Onatario Orange, Numbers Matching, T-top car, in process of body-off restoration. 1992 LT1 roadster, showroom new condition.


Joined: 4/20/2004
Posts: 15

I've named every Vette I've owned "Turd." Especially those with the dreaded "S" in the VIN. |laugh|
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 4/23/04 11:12am
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Southgate, MI - USA

Vette(s):
1980 L48 4 speed.


Joined: 4/4/2003
Posts: 249

Mine's called "My Mistress". It's the only one my wife will let me have. |eek| |cool|

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 4/23/04 5:50pm
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Jon, don't get excited about the Malibu. It's a 98 old fogey mobile. But I do have American mags and bigger tires on it! Mike
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 4/23/04 6:16pm
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Anacortes, WA - USA

Vette(s):
1979 Red #72 C3 Corvette,T-350,Black interior,air,tilt/tele,K&N.And a 1978 Olds Cutlass 350/350,auto,air,2-dr.,buckets


Joined: 12/16/2002
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 mkapp7879 said: Jon, don't get excited about the Malibu. It's a 98 old fogey mobile. But I do have American mags and bigger tires on it! Mike 
But I bet it gets the better gas mileage! |laugh| |thumb|

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 4/23/04 7:26pm
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Miramar, FL - USA

Vette(s):
1972 coupe/350 cid/mild cam/4 spd/20 ft. paint (looks perfect from 20 ft.), but it sure runs nice.


Joined: 3/16/2004
Posts: 672

When asked, I politely refer to it as "The Work in Progress". That's all it'll ever be, since there'll always be something to do.

JR - Miramar,FL |saluteflag|
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 4/23/04 7:54pm
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GREENSBURG, PA - USA

Vette(s):
1976 L48 RoadDemon carb, Weiand intake, 3:36 gears, DUALS.


Joined: 12/4/2001
Posts: 259

Usually call her the "white princess".
Ocassionally I call her words that can't be typed here... |thumb|
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 4/23/04 8:59pm
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Grand Blanc, MI - USA

Vette(s):
1979, 350sb, as my kids affectionately call it "shit brown" Corvette purchased in 1996. 84,000+ miles. Not a show car, but I love her just the same.


Joined: 8/7/2002
Posts: 544

Pride and Joy! The wife calls her "the other woman". |laugh|
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 4/23/04 9:26pm
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Anacortes, WA - USA

Vette(s):
1979 Red #72 C3 Corvette,T-350,Black interior,air,tilt/tele,K&N.And a 1978 Olds Cutlass 350/350,auto,air,2-dr.,buckets


Joined: 12/16/2002
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Since I only have one,how 'bout "The Vette",or my "in-vettes-ment" in the future

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 4/24/04 8:44pm
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Pompton Lakes, NJ - USA

Vette(s):
1979 Coupe


Joined: 2/13/2003
Posts: 65

Since day one, mine's been called "Sharlene".........my wife thinks it's a fitting name for anything that high-maintenance, that wears red all the time, and goes topless everytime the sun shines.. |wink|
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 4/24/04 9:09pm
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Welch, MN - USA

Vette(s):
1974 Black 454 Stingray coupe, turbo 400 tranny, barry grant 750 carb, hooker super competition headers, moves along!


Joined: 7/18/2003
Posts: 201

i like to call mine black beauty, gotta love those c3 curves.

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 4/26/04 1:07pm
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DACULA, GA - USA

Vette(s):
1972 LS5 CORVETTE STINGRAY


Joined: 3/6/2002
Posts: 30

KRYPTONITE: IT KILLS SUPERMAN. ENOUGH SAID |hammer|

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 4/26/04 1:10pm
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Anacortes, WA - USA

Vette(s):
1979 Red #72 C3 Corvette,T-350,Black interior,air,tilt/tele,K&N.And a 1978 Olds Cutlass 350/350,auto,air,2-dr.,buckets


Joined: 12/16/2002
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 FRANK WATSON said: KRYPTONITE: IT KILLS SUPERMAN. ENOUGH SAID |hammer| 
Hmmm...Kryptonite....Superman....Dracula,Ga ?...... |headscratch| |biggrin|

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 4/26/04 1:18pm
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HOUSTON, TX - USA

Vette(s):
1976 L-48 coupe


Joined: 11/15/2002
Posts: 296

Don't have a full name but the first one is 'damit'. |haha|
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 4/26/04 9:28pm
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Syracuse, NY - USA

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"Start Me Up!" Rolling Stones cd blaring in it! |cheers| |saluteflag|
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 4/26/04 9:44pm
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BUCKHANNON, WV - USA

Vette(s):
81 T Top Beige in color


Joined: 1/4/2002
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We call ours, (she or her) to many curves on a C3 to be male |laugh|
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 4/26/04 9:45pm
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Anacortes, WA - USA

Vette(s):
1979 Red #72 C3 Corvette,T-350,Black interior,air,tilt/tele,K&N.And a 1978 Olds Cutlass 350/350,auto,air,2-dr.,buckets


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 Aegisfang said: "Start Me Up!" Rolling Stones cd blaring in it! |cheers| |saluteflag| 
Yeah,& "I cant drive 55!"

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 4/27/04 2:08pm
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Hatfield, PA - USA

Vette(s):
1981 corvette


Joined: 4/19/2004
Posts: 11

How about paycheck |eek|
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 4/27/04 2:22pm
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Don't really have a nickname for mine, but the wife calls it a "babe magnent" and always times me when I take it out, especially when I take it out with the T-Tops off. And she is probably right, although I am definetly not a young man anymore, it seems to get its share of young and old alike wanting to take a ride in it. It is a shame that it's not me they want to ride with, but just likes the sexy looks of the car. 1972 454.
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 4/27/04 3:40pm
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Columbia City, Oregon, OR - USA

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"86", "89", and finally an "81" Red/Tan. I call her "Sweet Pea".


Joined: 2/6/2004
Posts: 49

For my "81"... short and sweet..."Sweet Pea"... Hey...I'll bite...whats wrong with "S" in the VIN??.. |headscratch|
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 4/27/04 4:53pm
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Frederick, MD - USA

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1969 convertible L71 427/435 4-speed black interior


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An "S" in the VIN means the car was assembled at the old St. Louis plant...long obsolete and known for quality control issues. In '81 some were beginning to be assembled at the new and modern Bowling Green plant...better quality control, better paint techniques. These cars have a "5" in the VIN in place of the "S". Prior to that changeover, all Corvettes had been assembled in St. Louis.
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 4/27/04 5:49pm
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O'Fallon, MO - USA

Vette(s):
1970 Convt 350/350 4 speed 2003 50th Annv Convt 6 speed


Joined: 2/10/2003
Posts: 10

Mine would be the "MONEY PIT" |saluteflag|

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 4/27/04 5:51pm
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DACULA, GA - USA

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1972 LS5 CORVETTE STINGRAY


Joined: 3/6/2002
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Gunslinger whats your take on this, my vin is 1z37w2s503820

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 4/27/04 5:58pm
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DACULA, GA - USA

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1972 LS5 CORVETTE STINGRAY


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The sequence of 503820, can that be correct I didnt think there were that many sharks can you educate me?

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 4/27/04 6:02pm
Gunslinger
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Frederick, MD - USA

Vette(s):
1969 convertible L71 427/435 4-speed black interior


Joined: 9/8/2003
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Frank...

Your VIN 1Z37W2S503820 tells me it a '72 Corvette coupe, St. Louis built (all were then), equipped with the 270hp 454 engine. It was the 3820th vehicle assembled for the model year, and assembled sometime during October of '71.

Any other information would come from the casting numbers from the block, heads, etc. The trim tag on the driver's dor jamb would give interior and paint information as well.
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 4/27/04 7:25pm
sfindlan
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Badin Lake, NC - USA

Vette(s):
1979 Red L-48 Corvette with Doeskin interior, 3-speed automatic, 3.55 rear; 1986 L-98 Coupe, 4+3 Manual - Satin Black and Purple (SCCA TT/Hillclimb Car); 1993 White LT-1 Coupe, Black Interior, 6-speed


Joined: 4/21/2004
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Mine was a recent birthday gift, purchased off of ebay, by my wife (Did I say I loved her?). Always wanted a Corvette and this is my first. We call it "bonus check" as she used an annual bonus check to pay for it. It is a 79 red L-48.

However, money pit is another correct name. I have found that there are lots of Corvette parts available, it just takes money. Have spent about 500 bucks in just a couple of weeks taking care of little stuff! |cheers|

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C3: 1979 Corvette Coupe, Auto, L-48, Red/Doeskin (my wife's fave);
C4s: 1986 C4 coupe (SCCA road race car), satin black, 4+3, Z51 package, L-98;  & 1993 C4 coupe, white, 6-speed, LT-1.
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 4/29/04 2:48pm
dbyamy
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Lakeville, MN - USA

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1976 Stingray L48 Auto


Joined: 6/10/2003
Posts: 13

Well, mine was a gift from my wife after racing the Silver State Classic. We named her "Carlene" or "The B..ch in the garage" depending on the day.

She will never hit 170 mph like my fathers C5, but lets park them next to each other at a vette gathering and see which gets more interest! |thumb|

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 4/29/04 2:55pm
rcgreg
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, - Canada

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75 Steel Blue Coupe


Joined: 6/19/2002
Posts: 18

I Call Mine a Vet-Adventure - Every trip is a new experience !
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