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Old 07-24-2012, 03:49 AM
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No double answers you have to tell me which answer and remember why the car was the worst.

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Then in 1980 which had a 305 (gag me) in the California Vette. But again, these are opinions.

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And no manual tranny.
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OK, I googled. and i found that 68 the Corvette was treated like an ordinary passenger car in assembly, quality was terrible, it was changed back to original policy after many problems came up.
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OK, I googled. and i found that 68 the Corvette was treated like an ordinary passenger car in assembly, quality was terrible, it was changed back to original policy after many problems came up.
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Ok Garrell The 1983 Vette had to be the worst ever build . it was so bad from the start that it never made production. Nothing could be worse than that!
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Ok Garrell The 1983 Vette had to be the worst ever build . it was so bad from the start that it never made production. Nothing could be worse than that!
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I can't read a few post or emails then type a reply and remember who posted what but someone was all around the correct answer. There were other low points like with any car that has a total change the first year is usually bad as in the 1968 Corvette, all the bugs had not been worked out yet. There was actually not a 1983 Corvette offered to the public and again the 1984 was a platform change and you can hardly give an 84 model away.
BUT officially the 1980 California Corvette was voted the worst ever and was voted onto the list of the fifty worst cars of al time.
The California Corvette only offered a smog equipment ladened 305 c.i. engine with a turbo 350 transmission and you could not even get a stick shift car. With a 305 with an automatic tranny and lots of smog pumps it deserved the 85 mph speedometer it got that year.
So who said 1980 w/a 305 and automatic you have the floor.

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Well it just goes to prove that there were some crappy Corvettes as well as some great ones. I believe I was the first one to mention the wonderful 1980 Calif. 305 monster so here goes:

What is the proper name of the three or four chrome items found on earlier Buick fenders? The proper name.
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Hey, it was my turn, I said the 80 with a 305!

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I've always heard them called "Port holes".

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Ok, I had to google it being I didn't remember, but do remember knowing this after seeing it. VentiPorts

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Yeah but I said it first ! Go back and look at the time stamps!
Everybody calls them portholes but yes in actuality they were Ventiports.
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Query us with a puzzler Mr. Martin
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Yeah but I said it first ! Go back and look at the time stamps!
Everybody calls them portholes but yes in actuality they were Ventiports.
Ta Da!
Query us with a puzzler Mr. Martin
I'm sorry BB you are right (of course) you answered it first.

Ok boys, another "Dream car" question.
This "Concept car" or Dream car was built by a major manufacturer but never was seen by the public, what's it's name and why wasn't it shown?

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Was this ever a actual full sized vehicle?
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and is that a paper dealing with a urethane product beneath the image?
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