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    Sure, and the two side snaps that keep the lid on...

    Sure, and the two side snaps that keep the lid on are easy enough to release.
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    Progress continues, a little bit at a time

    Continuing to fit/mount non-factory items on the Corvette. Found a new home for the engine fuse/relay box, since I had to relocate it. Also, been working at the frontend of the car, locating the...
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    Thanks Doug, appreciate the comments. I do try to...

    Thanks Doug, appreciate the comments. I do try to have things look like they belong, lol.
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    My target is to get the Sue’s Corvette to the...

    My target is to get the Sue’s Corvette to the upholsterer by the end of the year. Given we make that, we should make Pigeon Forge in May.

    And yes, I think I’ll work on relocating the engine fuse...
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    Radiator water reservoir mounted

    The gen v LT1 is circa 2017 Camaro design and uses a radiator reservoir (surge tank). The crate engine instructions indicate the engine can be configured with or without one, as long as the engine...
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    Jag door handle mods complete

    Previously had finished the fiberglass mods to the doors to mount the Jag door handles. They are from 1970/1971 Jaguar XJS/XJ12 vehicles. As noted, the fiberglass mods were pretty easy, and they...
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    I’ve used rain gear on a couple cars. Works well...

    I’ve used rain gear on a couple cars. Works well and is easy to install.
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    I agree with you guys, will need to see if I can...

    I agree with you guys, will need to see if I can get it modified to 120.
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    I'm not quite sure what I was thinking when I...

    I'm not quite sure what I was thinking when I posted the bezel gauges. The following is the one that we'll be using. The mind is a terrible thing to lose! Lol

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    I’m a fan of the hydroboost setup. As your 57, I...

    I’m a fan of the hydroboost setup. As your 57, I used one on the 56 bel air ht, as well as have one for the 66 Chevy II. They take very little foot pressure and provide a rock solid pedal.
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    Thanks Gary, and the mods are all a part of...

    Thanks Gary, and the mods are all a part of building a restomod. A lot of the work is what I consider “packaging effort”. Although, early Corvette’s are really limited on head room space above the...
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    Still working under the hood

    Worked the last couple days on fitting the hydroboost and master cylinder. As indicated before, there really isn't much room under an early Corvette hood. Even the original single reservoir master...
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    Mounting cold air tube and filter

    Been working lately on getting the engine 4" cold air tube and filter mounted. There isn't a lot of room under the hood and in front of the engine. The a/c compressor is in the way of routing the...
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    Thanks guys, I’ve been lucky enough to be able to...

    Thanks guys, I’ve been lucky enough to be able to put together the shop I want, and I don’t build vehicles for others, so I can build them the way I want, too.

    FYI, I’ve started accumulating...
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    Back working on the Corvette

    Started back on the Corvette, after a break attending the Pigeon Forge Classic Chevy Show and taking a trip to Colorado. We moved the car out of the body shop area and put it on the lift last week. ...
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    A-arms are looking great!
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    nice try, Paul (Lol). I don’t think Sue will be...

    nice try, Paul (Lol). I don’t think Sue will be wanting to part with her’s for quite a while…
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    Garage is looking great, Paul. You’ve been very...

    Garage is looking great, Paul. You’ve been very busy and the results show. BTW, I noticed a picture of a 59 or 60 corvette on your bench top in an earlier post, next project?
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    We’ve done the easy part, Gary. We still have to...

    We’ve done the easy part, Gary. We still have to get it back up and in place, bolted up, and everything connected! Lol
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    I put the 59 Corvette on hold for the month,...

    I put the 59 Corvette on hold for the month, needed to fix a few items on the 56 Chevy. The hood latch has been giving me problems and not latching. I removed it, and it was bound up. Seams the...
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    That’d be great, Paul. Plan it for next year!

    That’d be great, Paul. Plan it for next year!
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    This month’s plans

    As many of you know, 20-22 May is the Smoky Mountain Classic Chevy show in Pigeon Forge, TN. We’ll be going, along with BamaNomad, Gary. Hope to see/meet some of you at the show.

    I have some work...
  23. Really nice work on the fuse and relay panels...

    Really nice work on the fuse and relay panels Brian. It’s handy to have the front end fuses and relays close to their loads. Great job.
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    Continuing work on the frontend

    Been working on setting and blending the grill and bumper surrounds. I am surprised at how poorly many of the body parts fit on the fiberglass body. I'm not sure if this is unique to this vehicle...
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    There are really nice two piece polished aluminum...

    There are really nice two piece polished aluminum valve/coil covers available, not cheap, but nice. A number of manufacturers make them.
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