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woke up this morning and couldnt find any thing to do. so i decided to work on my vette.





now all i need is a new motor :smack
 

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It's good to know that I'm not the only one who gets bored and tears the Vette apart :laughing:
 

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yeah, my new motor wont be here for another 5-6 weeks, but im going to clean that mess up under their,have some POR15 to repaint with,replace the headlight vacume hoses, all the power steering lines,etc etc. by the time the new motor gets here i should be ready.
i will post pics as i go if anybody is interested.

have you got your vette torn down also?
 

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Hell Yeah we're interested!
 

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Hell Yeah we're interested!
:laughing: well ok then i will post pics as i clean up that 30 year old mess. and if anybody has an tips or suggestions on my progress please let me here them.
i have been buying parts and stocking up with goodies for about a month now in preperation for this task. cant wait to see the end result.
 

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My wife went on vacation and being true to form, I decided to repaint it :D
So I completely dissasembled the Body. I'm still putting it back together and the bad part is... the wife took the camera with her on vacation :thud:

BTW: It should be known that I've never before painted a Car :rolling:
 

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well i have never painted a car before either, so the only advice i can give you is use an air sprayer, the brush will leave lines in the paint :rolling:

and dont sniff to many fumes you might get some funky pin stripes :crazy:
 

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Now we get to see, FIRST HAND, a case of "while I'm here I might as well..."


It'll be interesting to see how far he's gonna' go. Like front end bushings, clean out the heater box, rebuild the steering box and stuff like that.


Kevin, if you need anything, call.

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Now we get to see, FIRST HAND, a case of "while I'm here I might as well..."


It'll be interesting to see how far he's gonna' go. Like front end bushings, clean out the heater box, rebuild the steering box and stuff like that.


Kevin, if you need anything, call.

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well i already ordered the vacume line kit,decided while i was their it would be easy to do :laughing: might as well take out that charcoal canister too while im at it. think thats all, i think :thud:
thanks for the offer Tim i will probably be hitting you up for some help.


B2B have you got a spare t-shirt or two :rolling:
 

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well i already ordered the vacume line kit,decided while i was their it would be easy to do :laughing: might as well take out that charcoal canister too while im at it. think thats all, i think :thud:
thanks for the offer Tim i will probably be hitting you up for some help.


B2B have you got a spare t-shirt or two :rolling:
Tim is just gonna help. Now you want the shirt off my back?:rolling: :rolling:
 

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It's the "While I'm at it that scares me"

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I know.. I've been looking at World Product 632 BB. Can't decide if it's a short deck block, and I'm not gonna fool with trying to shoehorn a tall block in there. No room as it is.
 

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Tim while your at it you should add NOS :rolling:

B2B i'll take that shirt off you back now.

no new pics to really show yet,just cleaning up the small parts,tranny,bell housing so i can bead blast and paint. then i will roll the car out and get on it.
all that old oil and grease is a real b%^@h to clean up.been using that purple power full strength. :spanked:
 

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I must still be a little bit "old school" to try the NOS thing. I'd rather do it with plain old fashioned compression/cam/intake/carb. At least in the Vette. My daughter FREAKS everytime I get it out of the garage. She's more comfy when I'm riding the Harley. Something about the Vette. Maybe I need to put better seat belts in it. Got any ideas on how to install a 5 point harness without a roll cage?




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I'm glad to know I'm not the only one. I bought mine in Feb. 2007, drove a couple of months and now it's in pieces all over So. Cal. I visited the paint shop today just to say hi, and all I have in my garage is the door panels. Problem is, now I want new ones... When does it stop?
 

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Get used to it Bro-- It don't NEVER stop.

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I must still be a little bit "old school" to try the NOS thing. I'd rather do it with plain old fashioned compression/cam/intake/carb. At least in the Vette. My daughter FREAKS everytime I get it out of the garage. She's more comfy when I'm riding the Harley. Something about the Vette. Maybe I need to put better seat belts in it. Got any ideas on how to install a 5 point harness without a roll cage?




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Some guy makes a deal called a shark bar for that. Do a search, or some one might know/answer.
 

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im getting tired of scrubbing on that grease on the bell housing and tranny :thud: i wonder if a flame thrower would help,:laughing:
since you have to take out the shifter console to get the shifter out figured i mught as well replace it, its kinda scratched up and a couple of the mounting ears are broke,and might as well replace the shifter boot too.





OH **** its happened, heeeeellllllpppppp
 
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