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Today 12:15 PM
John long Thanks Guys.

Martha woke up this morning and fixed a pot of coffee. She poured herself a cup and immediately dropped it. For some reason her hand had just gone numb and she could not move it. Her son brought her to the emergency room thinking she was having a stroke but the Dr says no, it was probably a small blood clot.

The feeling and control are back but they are keeping her to run an MRI in the morning.

For now, anyway she seems to be in the clear...Thanks for the prayer and good wishes.

John
Today 10:11 AM
MARTINSR
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
That could really be something I would be interested in. I am at the hospital now with my wife. Her sister is here so it might be some time later but if I may, I will PM you and we will talk when it is convenient for both of us.

I really appreciate you thinking of me.

John

Prayers are coming her way.

Brian
Today 10:03 AM
123pugsy
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That could really be something I would be interested in. I am at the hospital now with my wife. Her sister is here so it might be some time later but if I may, I will PM you and we will talk when it is convenient for both of us.

I really appreciate you thinking of me.

John
Hoping for the best for your sister in law.
Today 09:40 AM
496CHEVY3100
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
That could really be something I would be interested in. I am at the hospital now with my wife. Her sister is here so it might be some time later but if I may, I will PM you and we will talk when it is convenient for both of us.

I really appreciate you thinking of me.

John
Sorry to hear that ,,hope every thing is good or soon will be.
Today 09:34 AM
John long
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
If not mistaken Corvette used short pump thru 73 or 74 on BBC they had a 3/4 shaft much stronger than the 5/8 standard

John I have a flywheel an aluminum bell housing and possibly the brackets what do you need P/s and alt ,do you need A/C brackets,
I also have a couple steel bellhousings with the side mounts ,1 with 1 bolt amd 1 with 2 bolts if you decide not to remove your crossmembers,
That could really be something I would be interested in. I am at the hospital now with my wife. Her sister is here so it might be some time later but if I may, I will PM you and we will talk when it is convenient for both of us.

I really appreciate you thinking of me.

John
Today 08:28 AM
MARTINSR
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Originally Posted by tech69 View Post
work here for a couple years and you'd lose your mind. In general, my boss wants to get a bigger warehouse across the way and is trying to do that by dramatically cutting down on our times. He wants to get paid 20-40k on restorations but doesn't want to put the time in to do it right. Everyday I drive by the shop that has offered me a job to get to my crappy job and I feel I'm getting closer to that day. It will come but switching jobs is a huge thing.
Make sure you give your current job a two week notice both that one and the new one will give you a ton of respect for it.

If they don't right now, that's fine, it's the right thing to do.

Brian
Today 07:47 AM
Too Many Projects
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Are you going to have to change your user name? I don't think "Too Many Parking Places" is taken

John
It would have to be "Not enough Parking Spaces". Selling the Corvair allows one more to move from the outside to indoor storage.
Today 07:14 AM
496CHEVY3100
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Where did I miss what you have for a trans ??

'65-'68 BB engines had short water pump and pulleys/brackets. The alt will have to be on the left with the short pump. You should be able to scrounge original parts but there is always Allen Grove for new if needed. Some pick ups had different offset pulleys, so research the car numbers and look for them.

If not mistaken Corvette used short pump thru 73 or 74 on BBC they had a 3/4 shaft much stronger than the 5/8 standard

John I have a flywheel an aluminum bell housing and possibly the brackets what do you need P/s and alt ,do you need A/C brackets,
I also have a couple steel bellhousings with the side mounts ,1 with 1 bolt amd 1 with 2 bolts if you decide not to remove your crossmembers,
Today 07:05 AM
John long
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Where did I miss what you have for a trans ??

'65-'68 BB engines had short water pump and pulleys/brackets. The alt will have to be on the left with the short pump. You should be able to scrounge original parts but there is always Allen Grove for new if needed. Some pick ups had different offset pulleys, so research the car numbers and look for them.
I have a rebuilt Muncie 4 speed with a brand new shifter I bought years ago just begging to go in this car.

I also agree with you about the allen Grove brackets. I may have some friends who have some of that stuff still around. Time will tell. I may also be able to fabricate some of it.

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I sold my '65 Corvair Monza yesterday. Now I need to get the replacement gas tank installed so he can drive it home... If I don't count my time, I actually came out ahead a little on this one.
One more parking space freed up.
I also sold a pair of '67-72 bedsides last week. I have a LOT of other parts to sell now from my 5 year accumulation for the '69 K1500 I sold a couple months ago. Gonna take a lot of digging and cleaning to get them all out in daylight again.
Are you going to have to change your user name? I don't think "Too Many Parking Places" is taken

John
Today 06:22 AM
Too Many Projects I sold my '65 Corvair Monza yesterday. Now I need to get the replacement gas tank installed so he can drive it home... If I don't count my time, I actually came out ahead a little on this one.
One more parking space freed up.
I also sold a pair of '67-72 bedsides last week. I have a LOT of other parts to sell now from my 5 year accumulation for the '69 K1500 I sold a couple months ago. Gonna take a lot of digging and cleaning to get them all out in daylight again.
Yesterday 02:23 PM
496CHEVY3100
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Originally Posted by boothboy View Post
In the long run there are two reasons for switching jobs in the same town.

More money.
Better working conditions.

You have to eat and you can't go nuts.

If you're unhappy at work you can't help but bring that unhappiness home with you.


Remember the job you have today is not your job. It's their job. You're just using it for awhile.

Don't go nuts.

BB
Well Said ,
Yesterday 01:57 PM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by tech69 View Post
work here for a couple years and you'd lose your mind. In general, my boss wants to get a bigger warehouse across the way and is trying to do that by dramatically cutting down on our times. He wants to get paid 20-40k on restorations but doesn't want to put the time in to do it right. Everyday I drive by the shop that has offered me a job to get to my crappy job and I feel I'm getting closer to that day. It will come but switching jobs is a huge thing.
In the long run there are two reasons for switching jobs in the same town.

More money.
Better working conditions.

You have to eat and you can't go nuts.

If you're unhappy at work you can't help but bring that unhappiness home with you.


Remember the job you have today is not your job. It's their job. You're just using it for awhile.

Don't go nuts.

BB
Yesterday 10:37 AM
tech69
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
Some days happy ,some days not so good,guess which I am having today,
work here for a couple years and you'd lose your mind. In general, my boss wants to get a bigger warehouse across the way and is trying to do that by dramatically cutting down on our times. He wants to get paid 20-40k on restorations but doesn't want to put the time in to do it right. Everyday I drive by the shop that has offered me a job to get to my crappy job and I feel I'm getting closer to that day. It will come but switching jobs is a huge thing.
Yesterday 08:48 AM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
VERY NICE....

When do you expect the first Chevette....
Just hope it's not a Vega!

BB
Yesterday 06:11 AM
John long
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
Was there one year that had checker board in the center instead of the rings ,,I hnow there are repos of both ,,there is a hubcap store up on 20 near gainsville that has litreraly 1,000 + and SHE sells them reasonably ,I bought a set of 57 spinners $25 each,

Also a place in Mareitta that advertises 250,000 but they are higher,
Hubcap city,,Hubcap world are something to that effect ,I will find out for you,
The 56 had globes in the background with a one piece spinner. Some of the counterfits did have a checker background. Most had a terrible shape.

John
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