CRG Discussion Forum
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
October 22, 2014, 10:39:34 AM

Login with username, password and session length
Search:     Advanced search
Welcome to the CRG Discussion Forum!
Forum registration problems: Make sure you enter your email correctly and you check your spam box first. *Then* email KurtS2@gmail for help.
105635 Posts in 12335 Topics by 4753 Members
Latest Member: stpatrick
* Home Help Search Login Register
  Show Posts
Pages: 1 ... 22 23 [24] 25 26 ... 99
346  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Amazing 69 Z/28 Survivor on: April 20, 2014, 02:12:44 PM
Steve, I bet you can't wait to have it at your show! What a nice example of a car that happen to benefit from just the right circumstances.
It is funny to me how many people set out to preserve a car back in the day, and how only a small handful actually came out the other side in nice condition. I remember a few years back there was a raffle for a like 50's plymouth/chrysler that was entombed when brand new in a cinderblock mausoleum, and then at the 50 year anniversary of the town they were going to announce the winner who would have entered the raffle when the car was locked away new. Well long story short, the cinder block tomb only trapped moisture inside and the car that was suppose to have been  well preserved looked like it had been buried in a river.
347  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Amazing 69 Z/28 Survivor on: April 19, 2014, 10:17:51 PM
Very nice. Other than the tires, did anything else ever get switched off the car? What are the owners plans for it?
348  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Originality / Re: Amazing 69 Z/28 Survivor on: April 19, 2014, 10:07:18 PM
lets see some pics of the motor!!

(thanks Chick)
349  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Your Friday Photo on: April 19, 2014, 09:50:37 PM
Looks like a possible X77 Z?
350  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Your Friday Photo on: April 18, 2014, 08:05:07 PM
Jon, how many 67's do you own?
351  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: What I wish for all Camaro and Classic lovers... :) on: April 18, 2014, 08:04:02 PM
I put together an early (65) Mustang convertible, which she liked. BUT as soon as my uncle told me his mostly unrestored 65 fastback was going to be for sale, I got the initial "OK" from my wife, sold the convertible, and picked up the fastback. She likes the fastback alright, BUT anytime someone has a minivan she praises them. OH, and let me mention she has never even driven a minivan, the closest she has come is riding in the passenger seat when we are vacation.
We currently have a 2000 Chevy Tahoe that has 215,000 miles on it, the LS1 runs like champ, I can pull the enclosed car trailer with it, It has a AWD option,  and has 4WD if you need it, fits our whole family (6).
The minivan isn't going to be able to do all that, and I am not sure how many miles people are putting on their minivans before some major engine/trani work.
" Come on!"

352  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: What I wish for all Camaro and Classic lovers... :) on: April 18, 2014, 06:29:57 PM
I got my wife a Mustang to drive already, if I died tomorrow she would go buy a minivan!, She is not allowed to buy one while I am above ground ...
353  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: What I wish for all Camaro and Classic lovers... :) on: April 18, 2014, 02:41:43 PM
Maybe i will start installing trailer hitches on all my vehicles, so my wife can just tow my casket along with her to the car shows when I kick the bucket...
354  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Calling all texans! on: April 17, 2014, 11:34:28 AM
YEP, thats what I am after!

I love the look of it. Its functional garage art to me.
355  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Calling all texans! on: April 17, 2014, 10:28:55 AM
This particular one is a BlackHawk SJ-18R, But I would be happy with just the standard model SJ-18. They are just hard to come across. Here is a link that shows pics of one a guy picked up for a sweet deal:
http://www.thegaragegazette.com/index.php?topic=15267.0

The one in the link is the cheapest complete one I have ever seen, I saw a totally restored one last year a guy was asking $850 for. It was a way to nice/expensive for me, I still want to put it to use, (lifting my Camaro).
356  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Calling all texans! on: April 17, 2014, 12:40:22 AM
UPS will not deal with a irregular shipment that is not on a stackable pallet, without adding big dollars to the price. Same issue with most freight companies that could even attempt it. The main issue is having to palletize it. I like Vons Idea of possibly having him get it on one of his next trips into houston. James (ko-lec-tor) suggested a plan that I think may work is if I can string together a few guys that live between houston and southern california and have them pass it from guy to guy until it is a drivable distance away from me to get. I think if Von is somewhat mechanically inclined he will be smart enough to remove the handle safely, then it will be easier to transport. So I think I may need a couple of New Mexico & Arizona guys, I know there is at least one CRG-er with a yellow Z/28 in new mexico (Hello Nick). Just have to kinda see who is out there on this one.

Please chime in if you have a trucker friend that makes that route, or have a sweet deal on freight, or live in the southern corridor of this venture! Grin
357  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: need the experts help with stamp pad on: April 16, 2014, 08:30:41 PM
good observation
358  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Delaware Camaro Clubs... on: April 16, 2014, 04:19:27 PM
I am near Temecula, so maybe an hour and half away from long beach, roughly. (any traffic and it would be over 2 hours). Might be worth it if you have quality items there.

SO here is a pic of my 1966 XLCH. This is the first bike I got and it is still one of my favorites. It is completely stock down to the original tires and correct finish on the 1038cp bolts: kick start only, right side shift, adjustable magneto, and did the quarter in the low 14's back in the day, with no mods. A couple small mods and you had a hot 13 second bike. I believe it was the fastest production bike (with running lights) in 66.

I could definitely go for a 57 if it was somewhat complete, or the real gem I would like to find is a 58 XLCH.
359  Camaro Research Group Discussion / Decoding/Numbers / Re: need the experts help with stamp pad on: April 16, 2014, 01:06:04 PM

"I was also very nervous about having machine work done on my orig Z engine (which happens to be the same date as Gary's)So I had called Jeff my engiene builder to remind him to NOT deck the block because it would remove the assembly stamping which ties the block to the car. He started to laugh and said you’ll always be able to identify this block as yours because SHAUGER is stamped under the timing cover. I never recall Radar @ K & G Speed (who did machine work for me in 1978) stamping my name. "
[/quote]

Yes but your name stamped on the block does diddly to hold any value if they machine the number off of the pad.... Cheesy
360  Camaro Research Group Discussion / General Discussion / Re: Delaware Camaro Clubs... on: April 16, 2014, 01:02:12 PM
Good info. Funny I have some older bikes as well, but it is a ton harder to find the guys into the older bikes. When I say older bikes I am talking 60's and prior, but now a days someone will say I have an old harley, and when I ask what year they have they tell me like 77 or 82, I just laugh because those bikes seem new still to me. I have yet to find a first gen sportster site that resembles this one. There is so little information, and you couple that with all the re-stamp motors and frames, which I would say is more rampant than guys re-stamping chevrolet stuff.
There is a small community of guys that are knowledgable, but similar to the Camaro stuff, I am the young new comer, so I gotta deal with 3 grumpy guys that are the authority on the bike.

The Triumph stuff is a bit easier because they put out less models during the 60's, and there happens to be a bit more guys and more literature to pull from.BUT again all the guys into it are retiring or have retired so I don't quite find the same exuberance and passion that I have for it necessarily.

It kinda goes back to "where are these hobbies going" conversation....
Pages: 1 ... 22 23 [24] 25 26 ... 99
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.169 seconds with 18 queries.