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  1. Is that plate the same gauge steel as the...

    Is that plate the same gauge steel as the original one??
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    Just ONE more situation where the folks who OBEY...

    Just ONE more situation where the folks who OBEY the laws get punished while the lawbreakers get welcomed with open arms! Welcome to communism folks!!
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    Hopefully a couple of the other California guys...

    Hopefully a couple of the other California guys on this site (wagon crazy? or ?) will go.. Otherwise, you may have to have enough fun for all of us Buster! :)

    Give us a report here when you get...
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    The longest trek begins with the 'first step' and...

    The longest trek begins with the 'first step' and follows with the subsequent steps.. one at a time.. :)
  5. I love an original BA in Harbor Blue and original...

    I love an original BA in Harbor Blue and original interior. One of my friends here in our local club has one like that, although he hasn't driven it in years... Harbor Blue is a beautiful lightly...
  6. Doug, Are you saying your kick panels came...

    Doug,

    Are you saying your kick panels came from CARS in 'blue'?? I'm pretty sure mine came in black (but I may need to look again and see).. The interior materials for my 'red/black' BA interior...
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    Richard! Good.. :) I received the photos...

    Richard! Good.. :) I received the photos you sent, but without some 'information' on what, why, and how I'm afraid the photos wouldn't mean much. :)
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    Richard sent me a text today with additional...

    Richard sent me a text today with additional photos (of work that he did all by his lonesome), unfortunately since I wasn't involved with that work, I have no idea what to say about the photos.. so...
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    My personal opinion is that the '59 and '60...

    My personal opinion is that the '59 and '60 models are the 'best' of the first generation Corvettes (in spite of the fact that the '62 got the 327 engine)..

    Beginning with the '58 models, they got...
  10. Mikey (from the other site) suggested that they...

    Mikey (from the other site) suggested that they 'look better' when the outer half is painted body color, and the inner half is painted to match the kick panel... Since I'd already painted them body...
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    When the paint is fresh, the crocus yellow /...

    When the paint is fresh, the crocus yellow / black combination can be very striking (and different) which catches the eye..
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    IronandSteele: Do you know the original color /...

    IronandSteele: Do you know the original color / paint code? Other options?? What's your plans for it?
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    Making sure the Body clears the drivetrain.. :)

    Once the Engine/Trans assembly was on the chassis we rolled it back under the body and lowered the body back onto it...

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    By the time this last photo was taken, Richard had already...
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    I agree Mark; I like the original look, and I...

    I agree Mark; I like the original look, and I still cling to 'original GM' whenever possible (but I did install the CPP 5 deg help upper A arms on my '56 (although I'm not sure they achieved the 5...
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    Engine and Trans installed on chassis

    Once a good bellhousing was received (Lakewood/Quicktime Safety Bellhousing), and the Flywheel and Pressure plate was prepared, the engine was set into the chassis and the transmission and clutch...
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    This project got put on *pause* for a year or so,...

    This project got put on *pause* for a year or so, while Richard was renovating a building he purchased, moving parts/cars from a property in TN that he had sold, etc, so hopefully we are nearly back...
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    No, not a low budget build but neither was their...

    No, not a low budget build but neither was their '56 HT! :)

    Here are photos of the new LT1 engine and 6spd transmission (Connect n Cruise package) that they ordered.
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  18. '57 Nomad windlace-related trim color (for Red/Black BA Interior)..

    I need some clarification on the COLOR that the windlace holding metal (in front of the doors) should be painted on a '57 Nomad with stock red/black interior. The windlace that was shipped to me...
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    With the return of the car to it's shop in...

    With the return of the car to it's shop in Huntsville, Richard spent a bit of time fitting the jewelry (headlight and taillight bezels), bumpers and bumper brackets, windshield frame, grill etc to...
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    A couple of months later the fiberglass...

    A couple of months later the fiberglass replacement and repair was complete by Masterworks, and Richard and Sue made another trip north to retrieve the car. Here are a few photos of the finished...
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    Before the '59 Corvette was transported to...

    Before the '59 Corvette was transported to michigan for the fiberglass work, Richard and I discussed whether it should go on the 'original '59 Corvette chassis', OR the new custom Corvette...
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    Welcome Jake! We're glad to have you here, we...

    Welcome Jake! We're glad to have you here, we (me especially) are interested in hearing more about your Nomad acquisition and plans!~ and of course PHOTOS greatly enhance your reports... :)
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    Some more 'catching up'...

    Right after purchase of the '59 Corvette Richard ordered a chassis from Corvette Corrections in Seguin TX so that it would be ready when they needed it. Richard had experience with Art Morrison as...
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    Stripping the old paint...

    After assessing the fiberglass and seeing some old (not so good) repairs to the front clip, Richard and Sue decided they wanted to replace some/most of the front clip, but the rear portion mostly...
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    We completed the disassembly and then applied...

    We completed the disassembly and then applied some degreaser to the greasy/nasty parts and then pressure washed the body to prepare it for stripping the old paint..

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