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Forum: Dockside Chat
Today, 07:20 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,443
Posted By Design59

i thought it was “You can pick your friends, and...

i thought it was “You can pick your friends, and you can pick your nose, but you can’t pick your friends nose”.
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By Design59

I’ve been re-reading “Winning is not Enough” by...

I’ve been re-reading “Winning is not Enough” by Jackie Stewart. Some biographical content from his Formula-1 years, but mostly addresses his successful business career, and his perspectives on adding...
Yesterday, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 764
Posted By Design59

Try Central Marine in St.Pete. They used to stock...

Try Central Marine in St.Pete. They used to stock a LOT of outboards at volume pricing.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-31-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,645
Posted By Design59

I'll chime in with some input based on been there...

I'll chime in with some input based on been there done that in the similar world of C3 Corvettes. Time to take a breath and decide what you want this car to be, and what you want to spend on it....
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-29-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,451
Posted By Design59

As others have said, your days of flip flops and...

As others have said, your days of flip flops and any shoe without support are over.
Shoe inserts are imperative. I wasn’t happy with the medical ones, I bought one of each over the counter ones...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-29-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,079
Posted By Design59

I didn't read all the posts, but I have had to...

I didn't read all the posts, but I have had to deal with similar issues from a cousin who is mid 30's bi-polor loser. My Aunt & Uncle adopted him at six not knowing he was mentally ill, and have...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-25-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,674
Posted By Design59

Colors come and go. Things are kind of drab now...

Colors come and go. Things are kind of drab now when there are fewer colors to choose from - there was a time when most cars were available with 10-15 colors, and 6-7 interior colors. Trucks had lots...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-24-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,348
Posted By Design59

Truly sorry to hear about your friend. It never...

Truly sorry to hear about your friend. It never makes sense. I had a friend do it decades ago, and in my heart there is still a hole where Laurence is supposed to be. It’s good that you can be there...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-16-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,364
Posted By Design59

I’ll take it. Just like I’ve taken all the...

I’ll take it. Just like I’ve taken all the vaccines my entire life. Including the flu shot for as long as I can remember. It’s no guarantee. They never have been. But they have historically improved...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-15-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,909
Posted By Design59

Dunno. It came from a Cape Coral / Ft Myers...

Dunno. It came from a Cape Coral / Ft Myers Florida Dealer.

Edit: Just checked a photo he sent that day - Dealer sign in the background is Roger Dean Chevrolet.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-15-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,909
Posted By Design59

Dunno. It came from a Cape Coral / Ft Myers...

Dunno. It came from a Cape Coral / Ft Myers Florida Dealer.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-15-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,909
Posted By Design59

Friend of mine got his the second week in March....

Friend of mine got his the second week in March. He’s has a bunch of C1’s, C2’s, and a C3. Always has a current one as well. He traded in a 2018 Zo6 with 3k miles on it. Was thinking of flipping the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-15-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,858
Posted By Design59

You never really know about people. Guy i I...

You never really know about people.

Guy i I went to high school with - didn’t keep in touch. He and his wife both popped up in the college admissions scandal. They plead guilty to spending over...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-13-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,968
Posted By Design59

Am I the only one who keeps laughing at the OP -...

Am I the only one who keeps laughing at the OP - keyboard tough guy? Kid is twenty feet away being beat down, and he’s hiding in his truck with the ladies. Thankfully someone stepped up and helped...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-13-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 5,743
Posted By Design59

I thought the THT consensus was school was...

I thought the THT consensus was school was turning kids into pinko commies, and everyone should home school. Now with the prospect of distance learning from home, all these threads are about how the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-12-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,297
Posted By Design59

Haven’t been in the NE, but did Northern NC to...

Haven’t been in the NE, but did Northern NC to SE-FL and back a few weeks ago. No issues at all. I did all the usual precautions - mask / disinfectant / etc.. Food and drink from a cooler in my car...
07-11-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 668
Posted By Design59

The engineering hiccup here is they should have...

The engineering hiccup here is they should have reversed the entire thing. Pull out of the ramp, back into a space, pull out again going forward, circle around to use the ramp. Many ramps that don't...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-08-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,600
Posted By Design59

Having long distance moved a lot, and facing...

Having long distance moved a lot, and facing another move, I'll give advice contrary to most.

The loading part is the worst. The driving a truck between here and there is the easiest. Pack up the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By Design59

Oh yeah, been down that road as well. Not sure...

Oh yeah, been down that road as well. Not sure what it is with boat guys and fiberglass cars. Just mention the word Birdcage and I start seeing rust flakes attacking me and begin to shake.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By Design59

Consider it my gift!

Consider it my gift!
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,080
Posted By Design59

[QUOTE=21ft cuddy;13788178]Keep in mind that...

[QUOTE=21ft cuddy;13788178]Keep in mind that anyone driving a new Corvette now is more that likely on Social Security, the direct opposite was true in the 60's when almost all Corvette owners were...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,578
Posted By Design59

I'm in eastern NC - bought a certified pre-owned...

I'm in eastern NC - bought a certified pre-owned car from the BMW dealer in Macon Ga. Entire deal was over the email and text. First time I actually talked to someone was when I walked in to pick it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By Design59

All the stuff mentioned sound like good...

All the stuff mentioned sound like good candidates. You just have to keep looking until the right project presents itself. Being in a hurry will tempt you to take on the wrong boat. Be open minded...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,080
Posted By Design59

Yep, cutting the split was pretty common back in...

Yep, cutting the split was pretty common back in the day. as was adding the third taillight. I have some friends that were into them in period who joke that so many got the extra taillight, people...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-19-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,284
Posted By Design59

Interesting. I wonder if the tech could be put...

Interesting. I wonder if the tech could be put into glasses - would be useful to law enforcement. Must suck for a cop to walk up on a car with dark windows all around.
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