The 1989 Corvette convertible restoration thread

Discussion in 'Home, Auto, and Computer Tech' started by oxrageous, Apr 24, 2015.

  1. URGatorBait

    URGatorBait #TeamBrad
    Lifetime Member

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2014
    Messages:
    24,404
    Oxbucks:
    $1,427
    Ratings:
    +11,503 / -171
    That's not a nice thing to call donk
     
  2. crosscreekcooter

    crosscreekcooter Cunning Linguist
    Lifetime Member

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2014
    Messages:
    7,446
    Oxbucks:
    $842
    Ratings:
    +5,946 / -7
    Well that's safe huh
     
  3. oxrageous

    oxrageous The Fuehrer
    Administrator

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2014
    Messages:
    16,967
    Oxbucks:
    $7,578
    Ratings:
    +22,251 / -197
    Yes, they have very helpful "advice", both before and after the job. There's also a wonderfully big helping of constructive criticism, whether you want it or not.
     
  4. NVGator

    NVGator Member
    Lifetime Member

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2014
    Messages:
    7,315
    Oxbucks:
    $1,482
    Ratings:
    +5,361 / -116
    :rolleyes3: You people want to post your DIY projects on a message board and then complain because people are offering unsolicited advice? Good God.
     
  5. oxrageous

    oxrageous The Fuehrer
    Administrator

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2014
    Messages:
    16,967
    Oxbucks:
    $7,578
    Ratings:
    +22,251 / -197
    You don’t believe in God.
     
  6. NVGator

    NVGator Member
    Lifetime Member

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2014
    Messages:
    7,315
    Oxbucks:
    $1,482
    Ratings:
    +5,361 / -116
    That’s neither here nor there and it’s besides the point.
     
  7. oxrageous

    oxrageous The Fuehrer
    Administrator

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2014
    Messages:
    16,967
    Oxbucks:
    $7,578
    Ratings:
    +22,251 / -197
    I was giving some light-hearted jabs at my fellow posters. You may have taken it a bit too seriously.
     
  8. LagoonGator68

    LagoonGator68 Well-Used Member
    Lifetime Member

    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2014
    Messages:
    4,652
    Oxbucks:
    $219
    Ratings:
    +2,456 / -93

    pffffft....
     
    • crosscreekcooter

      crosscreekcooter Cunning Linguist
      Lifetime Member

      Joined:
      Jun 11, 2014
      Messages:
      7,446
      Oxbucks:
      $842
      Ratings:
      +5,946 / -7
      It's obvious how you really feel.
       
      • NVGator

        NVGator Member
        Lifetime Member

        Joined:
        Jun 11, 2014
        Messages:
        7,315
        Oxbucks:
        $1,482
        Ratings:
        +5,361 / -116
        Ok.
         
      • oxrageous

        oxrageous The Fuehrer
        Administrator

        Joined:
        Jun 5, 2014
        Messages:
        16,967
        Oxbucks:
        $7,578
        Ratings:
        +22,251 / -197
        You're right. I can no longer hide my fury. Who gets banned?

        :ox3:
         
      • oxrageous

        oxrageous The Fuehrer
        Administrator

        Joined:
        Jun 5, 2014
        Messages:
        16,967
        Oxbucks:
        $7,578
        Ratings:
        +22,251 / -197
        Got it outside for the first time since color sanding. Still have a bunch of adjustments to do to the front end.

        [​IMG]
        [​IMG]
        [​IMG]
         
        • URGatorBait

          URGatorBait #TeamBrad
          Lifetime Member

          Joined:
          Jun 11, 2014
          Messages:
          24,404
          Oxbucks:
          $1,427
          Ratings:
          +11,503 / -171
          why does it look like it sits up higher than it should?
          seems there should be a smaller gap in the wheel wells.

          put some air bags on it and slam that ***** :lol:
           
        • crosscreekcooter

          crosscreekcooter Cunning Linguist
          Lifetime Member

          Joined:
          Jun 11, 2014
          Messages:
          7,446
          Oxbucks:
          $842
          Ratings:
          +5,946 / -7
          Looks like the front fender wells are out . The car looks really good Ox. What kind of cost do you have in the rehab?
           
        • oxrageous

          oxrageous The Fuehrer
          Administrator

          Joined:
          Jun 5, 2014
          Messages:
          16,967
          Oxbucks:
          $7,578
          Ratings:
          +22,251 / -197
          Grand total? Somewhere between 10 and 15K.
           
        • LagoonGator68

          LagoonGator68 Well-Used Member
          Lifetime Member

          Joined:
          Jun 12, 2014
          Messages:
          4,652
          Oxbucks:
          $219
          Ratings:
          +2,456 / -93
          Try to keep the battery fully trickle charged or it will run like crap when you finally start it.

          Looks good.
           
        • Swamp Donkey

          Swamp Donkey THREE STAR U
          Lifetime Member

          Joined:
          Jun 9, 2014
          Messages:
          34,843
          Oxbucks:
          $12,596
          Ratings:
          +36,643 / -1,085
          Urg gettin his ghetto on.
           
        • Swamp Donkey

          Swamp Donkey THREE STAR U
          Lifetime Member

          Joined:
          Jun 9, 2014
          Messages:
          34,843
          Oxbucks:
          $12,596
          Ratings:
          +36,643 / -1,085
          It looks so much better than the plastidip
           
        • NVGator

          NVGator Member
          Lifetime Member

          Joined:
          Jun 11, 2014
          Messages:
          7,315
          Oxbucks:
          $1,482
          Ratings:
          +5,361 / -116
          Looking good.

          For the record, that’s positive reinforcement for you. Don’t want you to think you’re getting unsolicited douchbaggery comments.
           
        • URGatorBait

          URGatorBait #TeamBrad
          Lifetime Member

          Joined:
          Jun 11, 2014
          Messages:
          24,404
          Oxbucks:
          $1,427
          Ratings:
          +11,503 / -171
          air bags on a car aren't ghetto. They can't afford that in the ghetto.
          Ghetto would be heating up the springs to lower it :lol:
           

          Share This Page

          The Box

          Help

          You don't have the necessary permissions to use the chat.

            1. There are currently no users chatting.
              • About Us

                Our community sprung up when the Gatorsports message board was shut down in the summer of 2014. We pride ourselves on offering Gator-biased, yet critical discussion among people of all different backgrounds. We are working every day to make sure our community is the best Gator message board you will find.
              • Like us on Facebook

              • Buy us a Zima!

                The management works very hard to make sure the community is running the best software, best designs, and all the other bells and whistles. Care to buy us a non-alcoholic Zima? We'd really appreciate it! Just click the "Donate" tab at the top of the page.