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Forum: Auctions 05-09-2024, 06:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,464
Posted By Tuna Joe
Not sure itís a 68. Those side pipes look...

Not sure itís a 68.
Those side pipes look factory and that was a 69 year only.
Also, donít see the push button for the door.
Lastly, looks to be Riverside gold color which was also a 1969 color.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 03-19-2024, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,472
Posted By Tuna Joe
I’m no expert at all but here is my legit Sept 69...

I’m no expert at all but here is my legit Sept 69 40482 AC fuel pump for my L89 corvette
Forum: Member's Rides 03-17-2024, 04:22 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 141,832
Posted By Tuna Joe
Absolutely amazing job!

Absolutely amazing job!
Forum: Technical & Restoration 03-06-2024, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,415
Posted By Tuna Joe
The go to guys for cast iron repair is Lock and...

The go to guys for cast iron repair is Lock and Stitch located in Turlock CA

I’m having a block repaired there currently. I’ll let you know how it comes out.
Not cheap!...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 02-04-2024, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,283
Posted By Tuna Joe
Here is my Black L71 running with the Howard’s...

Here is my Black L71 running with the Howard’s roller #120325-10 cam

https://youtube.com/shorts/pLk0xVAxxE4?feature=shared
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 01-26-2024, 03:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By Tuna Joe
Better

Better
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 01-26-2024, 03:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By Tuna Joe
Ted Gotelli. Drag racing pioneer

Mr Gotelli was a patient of mine when I was practicing in the Bay Area back in the 90’s.
Great guy, great kids and grandkids.
Mr Gotelli’s son brought me the article and a picture of his car....
Forum: Lounge 12-06-2023, 07:19 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 134,350
Posted By Tuna Joe
Around 1977 working at my friends dadís Chevron...

Around 1977 working at my friends dadís Chevron station on Van Nuys Blvd.
This was THE primo job back in my high school days.
Weíd always work the Wednesday evening shift, Iíd tell my folks that I...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-01-2023, 03:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,501
Posted By Tuna Joe
Checked out US Chrome and this was on the...

Checked out US Chrome and this was on the website..
Forum: Member's Rides 11-14-2023, 07:05 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 141,832
Posted By Tuna Joe
One stop, Curious what made you go with Erson...

One stop,
Curious what made you go with Erson cams? I know you had used Comp cams in the past.
Iím in the middle of a L89 rebuild and am trying to decide who to go with for my roller cam.

Also...
Forum: Baldwin-Motion Performance 11-10-2023, 01:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,376
Posted By Tuna Joe
.you can see the argent silver on the back side...

.you can see the argent silver on the back side of the rim.
Forum: Baldwin-Motion Performance 11-10-2023, 01:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,376
Posted By Tuna Joe
Started on my AZ rims today. Media blasted them...

Started on my AZ rims today.
Media blasted them and then painted the backs semi gloss black paint.
Tomorrow Iíll paint the front in a bc/cc custom mix to duplicate the argent silver with green hue...
Forum: Baldwin-Motion Performance 10-31-2023, 11:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,376
Posted By Tuna Joe
Ok guys, starting on the 427 for the Big Mike...

Ok guys, starting on the 427 for the Big Mike project.
842 Heads just got done and delivered by Mumps, our local ďratĒ engine expert and local beekeeper.
Mump worked for GM back in the 60s (where...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 10-23-2023, 05:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,741
Posted By Tuna Joe
The car does have roller rockers. Good stuff,...

The car does have roller rockers.
Good stuff, thank you
Forum: Technical & Restoration 10-01-2023, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,851
Posted By Tuna Joe
Mike did an excellent job on my Ď69 Corvette MC

Mike did an excellent job on my Ď69 Corvette MC
Forum: Baldwin-Motion Performance 09-20-2023, 12:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,376
Posted By Tuna Joe
Exactly! He was a big boy

Exactly!
He was a big boy
Forum: Baldwin-Motion Performance 09-19-2023, 06:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,376
Posted By Tuna Joe
Big Mikeís son found a picture of his dad...

Big Mikeís son found a picture of his dad standing by the car.
Forum: Baldwin-Motion Performance 09-19-2023, 05:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,376
Posted By Tuna Joe
In the last few months Iíve been collecting the...

In the last few months Iíve been collecting the parts needed to bring the car back to original.
Fenders, quarters, complete date correct smog system ($$$), had my TI ignition rebuilt, my original...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-21-2023, 09:12 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 33,485
Posted By Tuna Joe
Congrats on a bad ass car! As far as...

Congrats on a bad ass car!
As far as overpaying, time will be the judge of that.
I’m sure folks that paid big money 20 years ago for cars like AC Cobras were considered to have overpaid too.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-08-2023, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,800
Posted By Tuna Joe
Cleaning it up.

Cleaning it up.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-08-2023, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,800
Posted By Tuna Joe
Newest supercar addition!

Title is supposed to say “Supercar”. Darn auto correct!
Picked this thing up for my 12 year old.
Hey, you can’t start too young!
Dropped in a Harbor Freight special for $99 and we were off to the...
Forum: Baldwin-Motion Performance 05-08-2023, 07:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,376
Posted By Tuna Joe
Small updateÖ Was able to connect with Big...

Small updateÖ
Was able to connect with Big Mikeís brother after much effort, who is still Alive and lives in SF, CA.
Great guy, you could tell he was an avid car guy from back in the day.
He said...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 05-01-2023, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,210
Posted By Tuna Joe
https://www.csofmdwest.com/ These guys are...

https://www.csofmdwest.com/
These guys are supposed to be good.
Forum: Baldwin-Motion Performance 04-22-2023, 05:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,376
Posted By Tuna Joe
Iíve also been busy picking up parts for the car....

Iíve also been busy picking up parts for the car.
So far Iíve picked up:
Date correct horns (original were missing) and have sent them to HornWorks.
A set of chromed rear strut rods for cheap.
A...
Forum: Baldwin-Motion Performance 04-22-2023, 05:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,376
Posted By Tuna Joe
Update on the Big Mike car….. Managed to get in...

Update on the Big Mike car…..
Managed to get in touch with Big Mike’s son ( who is named after his dad) today.
We spent maybe 30 minutes talking. Good guy.
I felt bad as he mentioned several times...
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