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Reply #15 - May 25th, 2009 at 11:11pm

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If you read a few posts up,Jack mentions ACI.Thats who I got it from.They supply dealers like Ecklers,as well.I didnt realize it when i got it,but its obviously from a Greenwood corvette design.   http://www.acivette.com/  --On the C3 Fiberglass '68 - '82 Hoods page,its the 3rd pic down.Mines a hi-rise vented one
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Reply #16 - May 26th, 2009 at 9:03am
The13Bats   Ex Member

 
I missed the ACI part sorry, but as you see I knew it was the Greenwood,
According to Mike who has worked with Greenwood, what they did was raise the 80 style scoop then used 2x4's to make the wide part in the rear and pulled a mold from that mock up and you have the hood like on your car,
Ecklers "Daytona" hood was just their version of the Greenwood part
Mike has a mold if anyone whats the hood or even just the scoop
 
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Reply #17 - May 26th, 2009 at 9:25am

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Reply #18 - May 26th, 2009 at 9:43am
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You know what's odd, that black Daytona car has the GTO front plate which is the name of several Greenwood kits but the nose appears to be Ecklers version of the Greenwood Daytona, see the removable center piece and no ducts, it's on a different angle too,
Here is the Greenwood piece,

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We happen to have the entire set up for the Greenwood Daytona Widebody if someone wants to get really wild,

Here is the car I built a while back, I used all Ecklers junk,

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We also have a mold for that picnic table rear wing in the street version as seen on my car,
 
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Reply #19 - Apr 12th, 2010 at 7:12pm
fuely   Ex Member

 
  WARNING  WARNING !!!   I sold my Corvette, But whatever you do , Do not  get chrome bumpers from Bumper Boys out of Calif , I  got screwed ,ripped off , Their lousy pieces of crap bumpers are junk, poor chroming, rust peeling, I have a 63 Thunderbird and went thru hell with these low life Dirtbags ! They eliminate 1 process in their chroming, they chrome right over rust, I got  the second bumper from them, under their so called warranty , only to get it home and discovered they cut off 1 of the mounting brackets , I didn't catch it at first,they stuck me with a surprise when it was at the shop being installed !!!  I files a suit with my credit card company and my charge was reversed, only to find  out  that  citi-bank sided with them and debited me  ! I was told to take the bumper off the car and drive 2 hours to Englishtown NJ and they would give me another bumper (The 3rd) !!   I had had enough of their crap, I spoke to many other people who got ripped off by these  jerks !  One guy had the bumper in the box ,for 1 year ,and it was rusted in the box.  They said,  Oh Its out of warranty  !!  They wouldn't help him !  They even had the balls to tell me .. Oh , The Mexicans were drunk  that day when they re-chromed  my bumper !!
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Reply #20 - Apr 13th, 2010 at 5:38am
blue 77   Ex Member

 
fuely, that sounds like a huge diaster. Angry  I truly can not understand how companies can do business that way and continue to stay in business. Shocked  It is so sad your credit card company sided with them in an obvious fraudulent transaction. Sad  I do not foresee that I would ever need their service, but THANKS for the WARNING regardless. Wink

Dale
 
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Reply #21 - Apr 13th, 2010 at 6:19am
fuely   Ex Member

 
I learned my lesson, I should have gotten the bumper from Pauls Chroming in Pa. ,It was more money .better chrome, There are lots of professional chrome platers out there! Just taking the bumper on off 3 times with all that extra labor,I could have bought another Corvette !
 
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Reply #22 - Feb 22nd, 2011 at 11:36am
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I recently purchased a set of tires online from
tires-easy.com
  for my 1972 Corvette. I noticed after the tires were installed that date codes were 0304 ,0304 ,3706 and 1706. I never knew you needed to check. Anyway,  I believe this decodes to a manufacture date of 2004 and 2006. 5 and 7 year old tires? WTF? Embarrassed
 
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Reply #23 - Feb 22nd, 2011 at 4:28pm

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Quote:
I recently purchased a set of tires online from
tires-easy.com
  for my 1972 Corvette. I noticed after the tires were installed that date codes were 0304 ,0304 ,3706 and 1706. I never knew you needed to check. Anyway,  I believe this decodes to a manufacture date of 2004 and 2006. 5 and 7 year old tires? WTF? Embarrassed

Popa,Ive heard of "discount places" that do this.They sell tires cheap because they may be new,but very old Rubber does detiorate
 

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