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Forum: Lounge 07-09-2019, 08:41 PM
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Posted By firstgenaddict
Dale Jr about buying his dads 86 car.

He talks about buying it and not being 100% sure it was the actual car then crawling all over the car comparing pictures of him in the race car as a kid... seems this was the last car built behind...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 07-08-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By firstgenaddict
72 ZR1 Vette 1 of 20 built - 311 miles & still on the MSO.

It ain't cheap, but it is REAL! One of 20.
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Forum: Lounge 07-08-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,769
Posted By firstgenaddict
Here is a photo of a 72 ZR1 corvette which...

Here is a photo of a 72 ZR1 corvette which according to the NCRS C3 judges is painted as the factory painted them.
This car was shot with Ontario Orange Base then one mottled coat catalyzed clear...
Forum: Lounge 07-08-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 872
Posted By firstgenaddict
Friend just had a local shop do the 4 core on his...

Friend just had a local shop do the 4 core on his vette... 600 including removing the original top and bottom rails and soldering them to the core.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-08-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By firstgenaddict
Looks like a Dusk Blue over Blue interior big...

Looks like a Dusk Blue over Blue interior big block car... nice color combo.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-08-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 679
Posted By firstgenaddict
The advance cams ARE NOT all the same- there are...

The advance cams ARE NOT all the same- there are long slot and short slots... The weights are the same and then the vacuum advance cans are of course specific for applications.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-03-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By firstgenaddict
A little fuel for the fire... all unrestored...

A little fuel for the fire... all unrestored cars.
2 Norwoods
R GRN
DK BLUE

And a VN... multiline plant used numeric codes VS color names-
71 71
Forum: COPO - United States 07-01-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By firstgenaddict
Knowing that Don's car is a M40. I did not feel...

Knowing that Don's car is a M40. I did not feel this is out of place here...
As a side question regarding COPO L72 M40 carbs,
Do they use a larger squirter size for the primary squirters?
IF so...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-30-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,947
Posted By firstgenaddict
I certainly never meant to spin any yarns that...

I certainly never meant to spin any yarns that there were ever L72 COPO's with AL heads.... just that it may have been anticipated or initially indicated.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-29-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
Posted By firstgenaddict
On the way home from the Camaro Nationals my...

On the way home from the Camaro Nationals my brother and I stopped at a fellow NCRS member's shop and took a tour --- he has an 0- aluminum block from Jim Hall's shop which he picked up prior to...
Forum: Lounge 06-27-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,769
Posted By firstgenaddict
The paint jobs were not as bad as some make them...

The paint jobs were not as bad as some make them out to have been...
2 photos of an original paint 68 Z from the Camaro Nat last weekend.
The fine lacquer texture is difficult to achieve without...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-27-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,947
Posted By firstgenaddict
It shows Z28 stripes on the invoice... and order...

It shows Z28 stripes on the invoice... and order sheet...
Was the car delivered with z28 stripes?

As far as the AL heads... the car I found at Cars and Coffee -King Chev Lemans blue copo with...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-27-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,142
Posted By firstgenaddict
The pad looks different than the one on the...

The pad looks different than the one on the documented Canadian sold L71 I looked at Sunday - which the owner has had since the mid 80's and does have the original block... although due to 2 thrown...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 06-26-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By firstgenaddict
Originals are made on a paper which on analysis...

Originals are made on a paper which on analysis appears to be Metalized which is a vapor deposit on a wet strength Label Stock. Possibly Beer Label Stock.
Forum: Lounge 06-25-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,901
Posted By firstgenaddict
Flat heads kick ass... my dad builds them and...

Flat heads kick ass... my dad builds them and sends them all over the US.
Here is the preshipment video of a 59 AB which we sent down to Charleston SC.
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Forum: Preservation forum 06-25-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,061
Posted By firstgenaddict
You can through the NCRS get your judging sheets...

You can through the NCRS get your judging sheets - they have a charge for the service however the National NCRS show is in French Lick Indiana next summer so your car should be eligible for Flight...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-24-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,928
Posted By firstgenaddict
The RS ZL1's -specifically the original paint...

The RS ZL1's -specifically the original paint Lemans Blue RS ZL1 with white interior and v-roof.... there is no question.
Then down to the other special order ZL1's - IMHO you probably start with...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 06-24-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By firstgenaddict
Couple of really expensive things missing...

Couple of really expensive things missing there... the pass exhaust manifold will cost you a grand min plus the entire smog and then it's still missing the correct block.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 06-24-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 929
Posted By firstgenaddict
PER the NCRS normal practice was the foundries...

PER the NCRS normal practice was the foundries swapped castings periodically to ensure that the castings from both foundries could be machined in either location...
This is noted in the judging...
Forum: Preservation forum 06-24-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,061
Posted By firstgenaddict
TIM, Your paint is in very good condition as...

TIM,
Your paint is in very good condition as far as the amount of paint there... it could be polished using an orbital with a speed controller with a foam pad and some fine cut or start with swirl...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 06-24-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 84,067
Posted By firstgenaddict
GOD what a gorgeous car... I loved seeing it the...

GOD what a gorgeous car... I loved seeing it the last 2 days and talking to Doug and Frank... the attention to detail -- is above and beyond...

down to installing the rear emblem and then...
Forum: Other Events 06-20-2019, 02:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,527
Posted By firstgenaddict
We are leaving for MD tomorrow morning...

We are leaving for MD tomorrow morning...
Forum: Member's Rides 06-20-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,617
Posted By firstgenaddict
Congratulations Jeff... you told me about it a...

Congratulations Jeff... you told me about it a little bit ago, but it's better than the description!!!! :biggthumpup:
Forum: Chevrolet 06-12-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 52,646
Posted By firstgenaddict
Patent Distributor Cap- 2nd and 3rd quarter of...

Patent Distributor Cap- 2nd and 3rd quarter of 1972 Wires - Exhaust clamps, pipes and extensions are all factory original - mufflers were replaced with GM replacements prior to 1990- (dated 1987) ...
Forum: Chevrolet 06-12-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 52,646
Posted By firstgenaddict
Photos of original vacuum hoses, actuators,...

Photos of original vacuum hoses, actuators, heater hoses, emissions hoses, alternator stamp - WK ink stamp on Transmission - Steel shim head gaskets and freeze plugs without any markings.
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