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Forum: Lounge 12-03-2023, 06:14 PM
Replies: 37,955
Views: 7,228,097
Posted By TimG
Sometimes it's harder to preserve them as...

Sometimes it's harder to preserve them as original than restore them, Bill. I've been there.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 12-02-2023, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By TimG
You would have to clean it up rather than restore...

You would have to clean it up rather than restore or renovate that car. That's one that you could get for free and probably be upside down in if you start throwing money at it.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 12-02-2023, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By TimG
I've had a set of Go Jacks for over 30 years and...

I've had a set of Go Jacks for over 30 years and use them regularly. They are amazing and never fail me. I got the widest ones you can get, and they have come in handy when moving a car with wide...
Forum: Lounge 11-30-2023, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By TimG
That was a great program. I lived in Wisconsin...

That was a great program. I lived in Wisconsin from 1974 until 1982 and if I wasn't transferred to Austin 41 years ago, I'd still happily live there.
Forum: Supercars/Musclecars-For Sale 11-29-2023, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By TimG
We see the soft bumper C3's coming out to Chapter...

We see the soft bumper C3's coming out to Chapter and Regional NCRS meets more and more. I have to tell you I love seeing these cars, many are low mile well-kept cars such as this one. The entry...
Forum: Lounge 11-28-2023, 03:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,038
Posted By TimG
I remember driving my '69 Corvette from...

I remember driving my '69 Corvette from University of Wisconsin to Chicago in the snow and sliding off Hwy 90 in a blizzard. A wrecker hauled me out and I was back on my way.
I had a pretty...
Forum: Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals 11-28-2023, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,521
Posted By TimG
I'm sure we passed by each other, Dave. We will...

I'm sure we passed by each other, Dave. We will meet next year.
Forum: Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals 11-27-2023, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,521
Posted By TimG
I look forward to this event every year. It's...

I look forward to this event every year. It's great to get back to Chicago and see life long friends from my old neighborhood and to see great car friends. It really rings in the Holiday season,...
Forum: Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals 11-24-2023, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,439
Posted By TimG
It was a coil over Kirkham with billet aluminum...

It was a coil over Kirkham with billet aluminum suspension rather than the leaf springs.
Forum: Lounge 11-23-2023, 12:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By TimG
Happy Thanksgiving to a great group of friends.

Happy Thanksgiving to a great group of friends.
Forum: Chevrolet 11-22-2023, 07:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,142
Posted By TimG
That car looks great, Tim. You know I’m a fan.

That car looks great, Tim. You know I’m a fan.
Forum: Vintage Certification 11-22-2023, 12:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,906
Posted By TimG
That Chevy II was amazing, I wish I saw it on the...

That Chevy II was amazing, I wish I saw it on the lift.
Forum: Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals 11-22-2023, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,439
Posted By TimG
I finally realized the Dragon Snake Cobra was a...

I finally realized the Dragon Snake Cobra was a continuation series car built by Kirkham. It was pretty cool, and Bruce Larson was a very humble person and dragracer.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 11-21-2023, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,835
Posted By TimG
I don't think I'd get too excited about any of...

I don't think I'd get too excited about any of the cars. The tank may be interesting. My understanding is all big tanks were made in 1963 (the tanks, not the cars).
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 11-20-2023, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,835
Posted By TimG
There's certainly not much information on any of...

There's certainly not much information on any of the Corvettes. No VIN, pad pictures, chassis pictures, trim tags. There is just nothing to help determine if these cars have any legitimacy or not...
Forum: Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals 11-17-2023, 11:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,593
Posted By TimG
I just saw every car on that Trailer. Dave has a...

I just saw every car on that Trailer. Dave has a great spot right by the main door. The car looks good.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 11-15-2023, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,830
Posted By TimG
I would check out anything they sell very closely.

I would check out anything they sell very closely.
Forum: Chevrolet 11-14-2023, 01:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,142
Posted By TimG
Both gauges and carpet look great, Tim. I...

Both gauges and carpet look great, Tim. I certainly wouldn't replace the carpets, they look great and once the seats are in they will be fine.
Forum: Lounge 11-12-2023, 03:15 PM
Replies: 37,955
Views: 7,228,097
Posted By TimG
Me either, Mitch. The tri-power 427 was one of...

Me either, Mitch. The tri-power 427 was one of the prettiest engines ever built, why put orange valve covers on it.
Forum: Lounge 11-12-2023, 12:55 PM
Replies: 37,955
Views: 7,228,097
Posted By TimG
@Tim G, is that the brass hat car we were just...

@Tim G, is that the brass hat car we were just talking about?


Tim, that is the car ordered by the St. Louis plant manager. As plant manager, he wanted a white stinger instead of black and...
Forum: Lounge 11-10-2023, 10:57 PM
Replies: 940
Views: 242,573
Posted By TimG
Peter and his wife were in Austin at the F1 track...

Peter and his wife were in Austin at the F1 track last weekend for the SCCA vintage races. They both came by the house on Saturday night to see my cars and enjoy the views of the Texas Hill Country. ...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 11-10-2023, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By TimG
NCRS will most likely call the sidepipes if you...

NCRS will most likely call the sidepipes if you bring it for judging.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 11-10-2023, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By TimG
The factory sidepipes really don't get so hot...

The factory sidepipes really don't get so hot they are dangerous. Now the hooker sidepipes will really hurt you.
Forum: Other Muscle 11-08-2023, 01:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,875
Posted By TimG
Thank you, I'll try any method to keep it...

Thank you, I'll try any method to keep it polished. It's best to keep it covered after polishing. The polished aluminum Kirkhams hold their shine for a long time. The brushed aluminum versions are...
Forum: Other Muscle 11-07-2023, 08:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,875
Posted By TimG
They use sheets of silicon bronze to make the...

They use sheets of silicon bronze to make the entire car. No wrap, paint or clear coat.

Here is David Kirkham making a Super Snake hood for another bronze Cobra. This hood will fit the twin...
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