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Mike S

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Re: 68 L78 Rallye Green
« Reply #90 on: June 21, 2016, 04:08:24 PM »
Darrell,

  Did the drums show any signs of the rear two letter prefix code sticker on the outside?
The paint looks great. My 67's LOS paint is so dry that the micro-cracking is very obvious and some areas it's coming off.

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Re: 68 L78 Rallye Green
« Reply #91 on: June 21, 2016, 04:34:11 PM »
No stickers were present.  Dad actually had painted them white not long after getting the car.  So who knows if they were there then or not..  Yeah once it starts cracks its down hill from there..  Just keep letting the paint soak in Mequiars #7 polish which is about the best thing for it.
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Re: 68 L78 Rallye Green
« Reply #92 on: July 19, 2016, 01:13:09 PM »
Darrell we'd love to see your car attend MCACN. It is a real stunner. You've done an excellent job documenting and preserving the car. ;)
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Re: 68 L78 Rallye Green
« Reply #93 on: July 19, 2016, 03:01:48 PM »
Steve, thank you for the kind words and the invite..  Unfortunately, this dumb ole redneck would get lost up there in the city and besides its probably better that I stay down in the minors as Im not ready to mix it up with the heavy hitters of the majors. 
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Re: 68 L78 Rallye Green
« Reply #94 on: July 19, 2016, 03:13:32 PM »
Hey Darrell, what did that run you to have the cylinders rebuilt?
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Re: 68 L78 Rallye Green
« Reply #95 on: July 19, 2016, 03:17:02 PM »
I didnt have them rebuilt..  I put the originals up and just got some over the counter replacements for the time being.
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Re: 68 L78 Rallye Green
« Reply #96 on: July 19, 2016, 04:00:11 PM »
Oh I thought you had sent them out. Just curious who you through for the replacements. It seems wether I go through O'Reilly, AutoZone, or Napa, it is all foreign made crap.
1969 garnet red Z/28 46k mile unrestored X77
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-Looking for original Delco side post negative battery cable part # 6297651AV

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Re: 68 L78 Rallye Green
« Reply #97 on: July 19, 2016, 04:03:07 PM »
I got them at OReilly's.  I didnt want to wait and I wanted to drive the car.  I will send them off to someone at some point..  Im not in a rush.  Cars not going anywhere.  ;)
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Re: 68 L78 Rallye Green
« Reply #98 on: July 20, 2016, 05:39:34 PM »
I am so glad you got this car and have documented it through the sites. 68 L78's are scarce and unmolested unrestored ones are practically non existent.
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Re: 68 L78 Rallye Green
« Reply #99 on: July 20, 2016, 08:03:49 PM »
Thanks James..  I am very lucky to have the father that I did.
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Re: 68 L78 Rallye Green
« Reply #100 on: October 26, 2016, 04:45:22 PM »
10 years ago today my father was needed to bang gears in heaven..  There isnt a day that goes by that I do not have a thought of or about him.  I miss ya pop!!






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Re: 68 L78 Rallye Green
« Reply #101 on: October 27, 2016, 01:28:45 AM »
Hard to believe it's been 10 years to the day. We won't forget him -

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Re: 68 L78 Rallye Green
« Reply #102 on: December 17, 2017, 01:55:30 PM »
After about 6 months of hibernation I decided to get ole green out to stretch its legs.  Yeah I know another boring idling video. 


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wi2UBCktY_4
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Re: 68 L78 Rallye Green
« Reply #103 on: December 17, 2017, 02:44:56 PM »
Just beautiful!

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Re: 68 L78 Rallye Green
« Reply #104 on: December 17, 2017, 07:07:57 PM »
Quote from: cook_dw link=topic=14274.msg144906#msg144906 date=151351893  Yeah I know another boring idling video. 
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If THAT is boring, why am I so mesmerized, entertained, jubilant , and just plain excited to experience “Dad’s” old car ?
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