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by GregS_72
Jan 27th, 2014 11:36 pm
Forum: Intros
Topic: just got '72 LS5!
Replies: 6
Views: 4320

Re: just got '72 LS5!

An update... I've mostly been just driving her around and enjoying the ride. A couple safety projects had to completed first though. The seat belts were frozen and could not be buckled so pulled those and replaced with after market belts. Also the steering was pretty loose and replaced a very worn s...
by GregS_72
Oct 12th, 2013 8:53 am
Forum: Intros
Topic: just got '72 LS5!
Replies: 6
Views: 4320

just got '72 LS5!

With this website helping to light the fire again, I just took a big step in rekindling my passion for classic corvettes! Bought the '72 LS5 pictured below. It has everything I was looking for... 454 that sounds awesome :drool:, 4-speed (that I need to learn how to drive! :rolleyes: :ROFL: ) the chr...
by GregS_72
Aug 23rd, 2013 11:58 pm
Forum: Discuss the Project
Topic: budget
Replies: 4
Views: 3648

Re: budget

thanks rbryce1... great info and much appreciated
by GregS_72
Aug 23rd, 2013 7:13 pm
Forum: Discuss the Project
Topic: budget
Replies: 4
Views: 3648

Re: budget

Thanks for the info! That does help. :cheers: Starting to look now for an early C3 that is in driving condition so I can enjoy cruising in it for a few years but could still benefit from a restomod when I'm ready to get started. Can't wait to get going!
by GregS_72
Aug 23rd, 2013 7:08 pm
Forum: Intros
Topic: hello
Replies: 8
Views: 4943

Re: hello

My incredibly supportive wive has given her blessing to get the ball rolling. Searching for a 68-73 now as I'm a big fan of the C3 era, but want true dual exhaust and not a big fan of the split bumper on the 74. When I find the right one for me, I'll post a pic. Will probably get one that is current...
by GregS_72
Aug 11th, 2013 9:50 am
Forum: Intros
Topic: hello
Replies: 8
Views: 4943

Re: hello

Used to have a 1980 back in the day as a fun original driver, but eventually sold so my wife and I could use the money as downpayment on a small vacation condo... but never got the Vette out of my system really. Now dreaming of getting a 68-73' that I could drive and eventually restore. Stumbled on ...
by GregS_72
Aug 2nd, 2013 5:47 pm
Forum: Discuss the Project
Topic: budget
Replies: 4
Views: 3648

budget

Love this website and the chronicled history of your work... inspiring me to do the same. We have a similar background... I'm a former engineer and never restored a car before. Looking to dive in someday like you did on your project. Can you comment on a dollar figure you have invested in the projec...
by GregS_72
Aug 2nd, 2013 5:44 pm
Forum: Intros
Topic: hello
Replies: 8
Views: 4943

hello

New forum subscriber... great website and record of your project. Very inspiring and want to do the same someday!