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Forum: Lounge 09-24-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,192
Posted By R68GTO
Thanks Rick!

Thanks Rick!
Forum: Lounge 09-24-2022, 01:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,192
Posted By R68GTO
I happen to be in Scottsdale this weekend and...

I happen to be in Scottsdale this weekend and plan to attend the Pavilions show. What are the best times to be there to see the cars?
Jim
Forum: Level One Restoration 09-22-2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By R68GTO
All the before/after's are great, but that first...

All the before/after's are great, but that first pic with the fuel tank is unbelievable!
Forum: L78 specific Forum 09-09-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 36,881
Posted By R68GTO
Go get the car.

Go get the car.
Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 09-02-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 382,834
Posted By R68GTO
I hate to see it go back to stock configuration...

I hate to see it go back to stock configuration but totally understand that it will bring more at auction that way. This car will do very well at auction Graeme - great build/restoration!
Forum: Lounge 09-01-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,221
Posted By R68GTO
Charging by the mile driven is in our future.

Charging by the mile driven is in our future.
Forum: Lounge 08-31-2022, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,221
Posted By R68GTO
IMO, this battery vehicle thing will keep getting...

IMO, this battery vehicle thing will keep getting pushed toward critical mass. Somewhere along the journey the facts will became inescapable and it will become a "forced stop". Hell, Cali can't...
Forum: COPO - United States 08-28-2022, 10:57 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 275,886
Posted By R68GTO
Aside from the human interest happenings...

Aside from the human interest happenings yesterday, I got to see a few new snaps of the car from back in the day. 3 new ones from John Taylor in the '81/82 timeframe, and one from shortly after...
Forum: COPO - United States 08-28-2022, 10:47 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 275,886
Posted By R68GTO
There was definitely some emotions flowing...

There was definitely some emotions flowing yesterday, especially for those representing the owners that are deceased. I was happy to bring a little joy to them in the form of an old muscle car their...
Forum: COPO - United States 08-28-2022, 12:47 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 275,886
Posted By R68GTO
More ownership history work completed today. I...

More ownership history work completed today. I took the car to Chillicothe, Ohio where 4 prior owners or family members (owner deceased) reside. Then headed over to Lynchburg, Ohio to meet up with...
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - Wanted 08-24-2022, 10:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,084
Posted By R68GTO
Just for reference, here's what was an NOS front...

Just for reference, here's what was an NOS front spoiler from 1970/71 time frame. Sticker is still intact 50 years later.
Forum: COPO - United States 08-20-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 275,886
Posted By R68GTO
Full Circle

I had a great day today - brought the car back to the guy I bought it from. Last fall, I had sent him some pics of the car restored in stock trim before the Rats Nest conversion so he didn't know...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 08-12-2022, 12:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,356
Posted By R68GTO
He will do Corvette carbs for an existing...

He will do Corvette carbs for an existing customer as long as he's had good experience with that customer. At least that's what he's posted on FB, best to call and speak with him.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 08-03-2022, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,317
Posted By R68GTO
Fred did the 727 pump for my COPO. Took about 3...

Fred did the 727 pump for my COPO. Took about 3 months as earlier poster mentioned he does plating in batches. Great outcome, it's on the car and working great!
Forum: COPO - United States 07-27-2022, 01:03 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 275,886
Posted By R68GTO
I had the opportunity to meet a drag racing...

I had the opportunity to meet a drag racing legend at SCR25. Dickie Ogles won championships in 5 different decades in his racing career. Dickie told me that he remembered Rat's Nest from his days...
Forum: COPO - United States 07-26-2022, 11:34 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 275,886
Posted By R68GTO
Thanks Doug! And thanks again for all the work...

Thanks Doug! And thanks again for all the work you & others put into making this event happen!
Forum: COPO - United States 07-26-2022, 11:33 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 275,886
Posted By R68GTO
First time I ever took any car down a track...

First time I ever took any car down a track Jonesy, so it was slow reaction time, partial throttle and granny-shifting all the way. :3gears:Also had a carb problem which I believe I fixed...
Forum: COPO - United States 07-24-2022, 07:35 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 275,886
Posted By R68GTO
Another milestone in Rat's Nest journey. Took it...

Another milestone in Rat's Nest journey. Took it to SCR25 and made a few passes. It's been roughly 50 years since Rat's Nest car 1718 made it's debut at the drag strip as a Super Stocker. It was...
Forum: Supercar Reunion 07-24-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,264
Posted By R68GTO
A few more....

A few more....
Forum: Supercar Reunion 07-24-2022, 12:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,264
Posted By R68GTO
Here's a few pics I took at SCR25 for those that...

Here's a few pics I took at SCR25 for those that couldn't attend.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 07-16-2022, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,722
Posted By R68GTO
Doug Barlow is local to me. Nice car that he put...

Doug Barlow is local to me. Nice car that he put a lot of miles on driving around to local shows. You would be better off buying Doug's car compared to the other project, especially when you...
Forum: COPO - United States 07-13-2022, 11:25 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 275,886
Posted By R68GTO
Another bit of history on the car.....

At the risk of rambling, I'll kind of replay a phone conversation I had tonight. Spoke with a guy named Dave Thomas about bring Rats Nest to the "Gathering of the Geezers" event at KilKare in August...
Forum: L78 specific Forum 07-13-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,219
Posted By R68GTO
Is the 102 the assembly sequence number?

Is the 102 the assembly sequence number?
Forum: L78 specific Forum 07-10-2022, 06:46 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,219
Posted By R68GTO
Job well done Jose. Very cool to document this...

Job well done Jose. Very cool to document this process, thank you!
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 07-02-2022, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By R68GTO
That's a really cool car!

That's a really cool car!
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