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1969 Yellow 427 L71 Here! (Read 217 times)
Mar 8th, 2017 at 11:17am

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Mike C. here to say thanks for adding me to the forum!  Last July I purchased a 69 Yellow Coupe, 427/435 L71 4 speed beauty, Numbers Matching!!  It is basically, what I would call a "Survivor", with a respray and an engine and tranny rebuild.  Not an NCRS correct survivor but the closest description I can give.

The car also had all rubber bushings replaced, calipers and rotors replaced, a well as steel lines to brakes.  I have replaced weatherstripping, rebuilt the 3 carbs and replaced the vacuum linkage springs to the first and third carb to weaker springs to enable quicker operation of those units.  The solid lifters were way out of correct lash, so that was rectified.  I replaced all vacuum components and adjusted wipers to fully seat under the door.  I am working on removing the trailing arms presently to have them rebuilt.

Looking forward to interactions on this forum as I have a lot of questions regarding the oddity of the revisions made during the 69 production run, and rebuild tips!

With Regards,
Mike C

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Reply #1 - Mar 9th, 2017 at 4:27am

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Welcome to the forum Mike & we look forward to hearing about your progress on your 69.
Alan Smiley
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Reply #2 - Mar 9th, 2017 at 4:57pm

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Welcome Cheesy Cheesy

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Reply #3 - Mar 15th, 2017 at 3:00am

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Wow! Nice Corvette Mike! Welcome to the forum! Lots of info here and better yet, great people here too with several being in PA & DE.
From your username, I'm assuming you like Harley's. Corvettes and Harley is a good combo! I think we have a Harley or Motorbike section here too.

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