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07-27-2017, 09:28 AM
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07-13-2017, 12:32 PM
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07-08-2017, 05:35 PM
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Re: 88 IROC L98 TTop 5spd Roller

More pictures:

http://thirdgenrestoration.com/img/eng/NewL98Motor-10.jpg

http://thirdgenrestoration.com/img/eng/NewL98Motor-12.jpg

http://thirdgenrestoration.com/img/eng/heads18.jpg
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07-08-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,375
Posted By sleepsinshed

88 IROC L98 TTop 5spd Roller SOLD!

Motivated to sell this car due to back problems and a waning interest. I've been working on it over the past 8 years but now it's time to let it go. It's an 88 IROC T-Top with a clean Massachusetts...
07-01-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: WANTED:RUST FREE 82-92 Z28 OR IROC-Z ROLLER SET UP FOR MANUAL TRANSMISSION

I have a 1988 IROC roller that I'm looking to pass on to someone more likely to finish it than me. It's a T-Top car with a clean MA title. The body is completely rust free and I was in the process of...
Forum: Fabrication
07-01-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 93,060
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Home brew road racer

There are other alternatives out there like:

1. Google+ photos
2. SmugMug
3. Dropbox
4. Imgr
5. Flickr
6. Amazon Prime Photos

I found it easier to register a domain and have it hosted it...
Forum: Fabrication
05-16-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 93,060
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Home brew road racer

It was worse than that David, it was this...

http://thirdgenrestoration.com/img/3cams1.jpg

http://thirdgenrestoration.com/img/3cams2.jpg
Forum: Fabrication
05-12-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 93,060
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Home brew road racer

Hang tough David. You're in our thoughts and prayers. There are a lot of folks pulling for you and looking forward to the day you're better and can get the car completed. I've learned a ton from you...
09-18-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,393
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Looking for a Camaro project?

Will sell the rolling chassis for $1200. No motor/trans. Will provide the dash and we can negotiate other parts. I really just want my garage back before the Winter. This will be a complete body with...
Forum: Fabrication
08-09-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 77,573
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: a third gen, a Z06, and a long winter

That 67 looks familiar, wasn't that one of the Ridetech test mules? Your garage looks like mine; a Butternut Yellow first gen next to a 3rd gen in pieces...
08-06-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,393
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Looking for a Camaro project?

Bump... As mentioned, all the hard work has been done, you get the fun part of putting it back together.

Welded in Hotchkis subframe connectors
Lakewood LCA's
tubular panhard
aluminum...
05-08-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,393
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Looking for a Camaro project?

Bump... Good summertime project! Car just need to be re-assembled and painted. I have all the parts to complete it and then some.
04-22-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,393
Posted By sleepsinshed

Looking for a Camaro project?

Eight years ago I embarked on a father-son project to build a third-gen Camaro so my son could accompany me and my 68 Camaro to shows and cruises. But what seemed like a nice fun project snow-balled...
Forum: Body
12-14-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Fuel Pump Cutout Blues (by Previous Owner)

Wow, that's quite a hack job. Dangerous too with the questionable wiring and the tank essentially being inside the car now. That said it looks like the brace is mostly intact with the spot welds...
11-05-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Anyone driven at Palmer Motorsports Park in Ware, MA?

Seems Massachusetts has a policy of banning anything that's fun. Fortunately I'm close to NH where they still have a number of tracks. I hear there's a road course similar to the one in Palmer being...
10-23-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Anyone driven at Palmer Motorsports Park in Ware, MA?

My buddy took his 67 ProTour Camaro there and had a blast. I'd love to check it out but the IROC has a long way to go and the 68 would just become an obstacle.
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09-15-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,885
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: BABY ON THE WAY.....LETS BUILD

It's coming along nicely. Looking forward to following your progress.
Forum: Body
06-20-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 32,392
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: 1987 IROC- Z Restoration (Start to Finish)

Great job! It's nice to see it being done the right way.
Forum: Fabrication
06-02-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,398
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: my diffuser

So this one time, I made a diffuser too, and my car was like so totally fast and aerodynamic. It would do 900G's. I would show it to you but my cat ate the pictures. But it was like totally real! I...
Forum: Body
05-30-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,593
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Whats the latest on rust removal for undercarriages?

I used Eastwood's Rust Converter and then painted over it when it was dry. It's a 2-part product that neutralizes the rust.
http://thirdgenrestoration.com/img/RustConverter.jpg

Looks like this...
Forum: Body
05-18-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,058
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: $3 grill

I like your thinking! I did something similar, but my budget was way more than yours... I spent a whole $7.20.

Got some black steel mesh from the scrap heap at CustomCarGrills.com. This piece cost...
04-28-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Z28 Center Caps - New

I bought them off ebay a number of years ago. Classic Industries and a few others also sell them.
04-28-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By sleepsinshed

04-18-2015, 07:48 AM
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Views: 807
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Z28 Center Caps - New

Make me an offer.
04-11-2015, 06:46 PM
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Views: 807
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Z28 Center Caps - New

Bueller?... Bueller?... Anyone?...
04-11-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By sleepsinshed

New England Car Show Calendar

Been publishing a list of car shows and cruise nights in New England for a few years, figured I'd do it again this year.

2015 Car show calendar (http://y2camaro.com/show/show.php)
2015 Cruise-In...
Forum: Interior
04-01-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,398
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Cerullo race seats installed

Wow, those look great!
Forum: Body
04-01-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Opinions sought

Definitely looks like weld spatter, either from a repair somewhere along the way or it could have originated at the factory. It's pretty clear quality control wasn't a big concern at GM during the...
03-12-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Z28 Center Caps - New

Bump. You know you want these...
03-01-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By sleepsinshed

Z28 Center Caps - New SOLD!

Set of 4 new Z28 center caps for the 15 inch wheels. I bought these a while ago but went with IROC wheels instead. Don't know much about these but I suspect they're reproductions. $50 shipped to the...
Forum: Body
02-06-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,446
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Major Floorpan Rust Project

Great job so far! You're pretty ambitious to replace the entire pan. What are you going to do about the seat mount brackets? Do they reproduce those?
12-21-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,798
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: 85 Z28 For Sale... cheap

Great to meet you too Chris! Glad to hear you made it back with no issues. I hope this car doesn't bring down the value of your collection ;). but I'm glad it found a good home....
12-17-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,798
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: 85 Z28 For Sale... cheap

Motivated to move this! Here's a pic from last Spring. These are NOT the doors that are on the car now, but the wheels and hood are.

http://thirdgenrestoration.com/85z/img/85Z28_1.jpg
12-05-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,164
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: "Autumn" My 1982 Camaro Project

I see you have the "fuel pump access door of death". You might want to seal that back up. Post a pic of the dash, I'm curious to see how it turned out.
12-04-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: 91 tpi setup

Pics? Will you split it up? Don't need the base, plenum or runners, but could use the rest.
12-04-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,798
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: 85 Z28 For Sale... cheap

What has saved this car from being further parted out or scrapped is the condition of the body. There is no rot in the quarters. I haven't pulled the carpet, but from the underside the floors appear...
12-01-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,798
Posted By sleepsinshed

85 Z28 For Sale... cheap

I have a 1985 Z28 that I purchased for parts a number of years ago. I was originally going to use it for the shell, but then another one came along that was already stripped. Pictures and a list of...
11-25-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,137
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Steve's IROC Z

How did you clean out the inside of the tank?
Forum: Body
07-21-2014, 02:47 PM
Forum: Body
07-07-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,216
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Body Work gone wrong... Then right? Rear Fender Repair

What, you couldn't cut in the whole new panel?! Just kidding, nice work! All I have is a flux welder too. You did much better than me. I keep burning right through this paper thin metal.
07-07-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: WTS astro steering shaft set to install $45 shipped

I'd like to get in line for this. Just need your paypal info PM'd to me and consider it sold.
07-07-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,094
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: SLP runners for sale

I can appreciate your frustration with people backing out, seems to be a common problem here. But it might help anyone on the fence if you post some pictures and a price. I know I've bought stuff...
Forum: Body
04-08-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 840
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: First Gen parts compatibility

Having one of each, I think the clear answer is nothing is compatible between the generations. Except the Schrader valve... ;)
Forum: Fabrication
10-16-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,446
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Diffuser

Maybe his diffuser propelled him into the 4th dimension...
Forum: Body
09-23-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: My 88 Formula 350

Hmm, maybe I'll ship the 85 out to Russia if that's the price a shell commands! What would a complete running car go for?
Forum: Body
09-17-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Viewing an 89 Camaro, needs work...

Where are you located? I have a mostly complete 85 Z28 HT 305 TPI auto in the driveway that you can have for $900. Rust free floors and quarters.
Forum: Body
08-27-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,920
Posted By sleepsinshed

Re: Has anyone used this Eastwood Rust Encapsulator before?

I haven't used Eastwoods spray can encapsulator, but I did use their 2-part brush-on Rust Encapsulator on the underside of my car. Seemed to work pretty well. Went over that with a zinc primer. I've...
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