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Forum: Events/Meets 06-27-2018, 03:56 PM
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Posted By 57Vette
Camaro/Firebird Night at Mark's Classic Cruise

Just posting this here but it seems that nobody posts LOL anymore. I logon, click on new posts, and it almost always comes up "no new posts"? Maybe this group should be on Facebook? There are...
Forum: First Generation 02-07-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 947
Posted By 57Vette
LOL... thats an old drag racer talking. I...

LOL... thats an old drag racer talking. I remember running a car at Island Dragway with a true locker (welded) and doing exactly what you said... but always blipping the throttle when trying to turn...
Forum: First Generation 02-03-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 947
Posted By 57Vette
New Rear-End Direction

I had a line on a 9" Ford rear that was out of a '69 Z28, but when I got further into it, I decided to pass. Turned out that one of my local guys in town with a 383 Nova had a nephew with a couple of...
Forum: First Generation 11-16-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By 57Vette
Thanks guys... looks a lot "meatier" all-around. ...

Thanks guys... looks a lot "meatier" all-around. Rears are 1-1/2" deeper than the chrome rallys. They will take a bit of maintenance LOL, but I'm going to use ShineSeal (aka ZOOPSeal) on them and...
Forum: First Generation 11-15-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By 57Vette
The Beast has a new pair of shoes!

After sitting dormant for 3 weeks, two weeks on jackstands... I FINALLY got my rear wheels set up with the new tires and wheels. I had bought a set of forged Budnik Famosa's from one of the guys on...
Forum: Events/Meets 10-13-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By 57Vette
Can't make it to this one guys... took off the...

Can't make it to this one guys... took off the old front sway bar yesterday and attempted to squeeze in the new fat Helwig bar and it wouldn't go no matter how I tried to muscle it in. Going to get...
Forum: First Generation 10-09-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By 57Vette
Thanks guys, Appreciate the kind words. This was...

Thanks guys, Appreciate the kind words. This was a lengthy 9 month task, a good deal of my time was spent working on the console, glassing some cracks over, then trying to get a nice finish on it. ...
Forum: First Generation 10-07-2017, 03:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By 57Vette
Dash/Console Project Just About Done!

Pretty much got my custom dash and console project done. Started on the console last Winter. If you would've seen it... you'd probably throw it away! Put a few hours in bringing it back. The dash...
Forum: Pictures/Videos 09-08-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,050
Posted By 57Vette
Thanks Frank... the entire underside was done...

Thanks Frank... the entire underside was done with a 2-part urethane as part of the restoration process. And yes... Dave Pozzi and I have been discussing sway bars and my suspension LOL. Dave...
Forum: Pictures/Videos 09-07-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,050
Posted By 57Vette
Hey it was fun meeting up with and hanging out...

Hey it was fun meeting up with and hanging out with Harry and Frank on Monday... gorgeous weather, nice ride. Couldn't ask for more. Nice turnout and I've come to the conclusion that Dawg will...
Forum: Events/Meets 08-20-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,194
Posted By 57Vette
Nice event, gorgeous day, great food, some really...

Nice event, gorgeous day, great food, some really nice rides. I took pix of pretty much all the cars there, the Chevy Novas were the big winners yesterday. Kinda funny bc one of the guys handing out...
Forum: Events/Meets 08-19-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,194
Posted By 57Vette
Man... I didn't know you're more important than...

Man... I didn't know you're more important than Trump LOL! I made it here and it's gorgeous out! Enjoying the sausage sandwich and drinks. Beautiful venue Harry. Looks like 30-40 cars so far. Sorry...
Forum: Events/Meets 08-18-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,194
Posted By 57Vette
Dawg... I'm still trying to figure out my best...

Dawg... I'm still trying to figure out my best route to this event. Figure head out on Rt57 to the Tolland, MA area then head south on Rt8 to Deer Hill Road? That should put me close enough to find...
Forum: Events/Meets 07-22-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,194
Posted By 57Vette
I'm marking the date on my calendar... hopefully...

I'm marking the date on my calendar... hopefully I have no other conflicts (LOL) that will pop up.
Forum: Lounge 07-19-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By 57Vette
Car looks great Harry. I really love the old...

Car looks great Harry. I really love the old skool look. Sounds like your going to mini-tub it? Wow... 29" is tall. My backs are 26-1/4" LOL.

Sooner or later we'll hook up. The Camaro Central...
Forum: Pictures/Videos 07-15-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,172
Posted By 57Vette
I don't know how many private party people will...

I don't know how many private party people will fork over $400/year to host/store pictures. Google Photos is free and has unlimited storage. IMGUR that Dawg is using is even bigger than PB... I...
Forum: Pictures/Videos 07-15-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By 57Vette
Thanks... LOL, not good enough this time! A '68...

Thanks... LOL, not good enough this time! A '68 6 cylinder all-original unrestored coupe took home a trophy. The judges looked at my car a couple of times, I think I heard one judge saying "oh......
Forum: Pictures/Videos 07-13-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,172
Posted By 57Vette
Car looks great Harry. Sunday was gorgeous,...

Car looks great Harry. Sunday was gorgeous, threat weather for a show. I went to the Enfield 4th of July Show, about 160-170 cars.

Just an aside, Harry... what are you using to host your...
Forum: Pictures/Videos 07-13-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By 57Vette
Enfield 4th of July Car Show

First show since the front-end makeover... the town of Enfield runs a week-long deal, and this past Sunday they ran their first ever car show on the town green accompanied by a Taste of Enfield with...
Forum: First Generation 07-11-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 962
Posted By 57Vette
Thanks... my only gripe is how long it took to...

Thanks... my only gripe is how long it took to get all the right parts. I thought I had everything, but got sent wrong stuff twice, and I wasn't going to do the lower control arms just the top......
Forum: First Generation 07-10-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 962
Posted By 57Vette
Front-End Makeover Done!

It took almost forever, but I'm pretty much done with the front end of this car for 2017 at least from a mechanical point of view. Installed the following:

Wilwood Master Cylinder
Wilwood...
Forum: New England 07-10-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,523
Posted By 57Vette
Marks Theme Nights are so screwed up this year...

Marks Theme Nights are so screwed up this year it's going to be hard to figure out LOL. But last year's Camaro/Firebird night was in September or maybe October? I went last week, there were at least...
Forum: Events/Meets 05-16-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By 57Vette
I'm in Longmeadow, just over the Enfield, CT...

I'm in Longmeadow, just over the Enfield, CT line... if you CT guys want to meet in Enfield at one of the mall parking lots its easy for me to hook up with you guys. Be nice to meet and put faces to...
Forum: Lounge 05-16-2017, 01:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,810
Posted By 57Vette
Close David... but here's some quick pix. ...

Close David... but here's some quick pix.

http://i1063.photobucket.com/albums/t505/DrGrafix/Basement/RoweAMI-00_zpsaueby1li.jpg

Like I said... not a great looking piece, but its still working...
Forum: Lounge 05-11-2017, 04:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,810
Posted By 57Vette
The jukebox is a Rowe AMI, the type where all the...

The jukebox is a Rowe AMI, the type where all the selections are on cards on an angled glass covered front. Probably circa '60's lotta chrome lol. One video game is called "Cabal" I'll have to check...
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