Become a Fan!
Login
Username:

Password:

Remember Me

Lost Password?

Register now!
Main Menu
Who's Online
50 user(s) are online (17 user(s) are browsing Forums)

more...
Guru Dictionary
   All Posts (j3studio)


(1) 2 3 4 ... 68 »


Re: 10-12-2019
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Good afternoon, all.


Posted on: 10/12 16:35
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: CORVETTE RACING AT PETIT LE MANS: Hoping to Close on a High Note and By the Numbers
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Thanks, as always, cor123.

I've been watching qualifying, and—though I'm totally in favor of the C8 and (dear lord, have you heard that thing?) the C8.R—I can't help but feel a sense of sadness.

This race will mark the end of a magnificent era that started back in 1999. The engine roar (like a freight train, Ivelis says) won't be the same or that distinctive way the cars actually move through the turns.


Posted on: 10/11 22:31
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: Wednesday Chat 10.09.19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Happy Birthday, Andy!


Posted on: 10/9 19:12
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: … And Now The C8 Convertible
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

Ultraman wrote:

The whole car has got mad engineering … going to have to start saving my pennies and saving my dime's … hope they make a Grand Sport.

I think your odds are very good: 2022 or 2023.


Posted on: 10/9 12:32
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 10.05.19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

TommyT-Bone wrote:

This time tomorrow I'll be in the belly of the beast. NYC. just doing my last minute docs, boarding passes and such. Now I'm getting a little excited. We have to leave here in the glorious early morning hours between 02:45 and 03:00 AM for 06:00 AM flight. Fortunately we are TSA Pre-check so that will help speed it along. I kinda hate big out of town trips because of all the luggage we have to take for a week but I try not to over pack. Try being the key word. Always seem to bring just a little more than I needed. Alright gurus. Press on with whatever unfolds for you today.

Have a great time!


Posted on: 10/5 17:11
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: … And Now The C8 Convertible
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

GRIS wrote:

I DON'T CARE FOR THE TUNNEL VISION TO THE REAR. THE MOST ANNOYING THING TO ME ABOUT MY VERT IS THE POOR REARWARD VISION. THAT AT LEAST GOES AWAY WITH THE TOP DOWN.

Agreed. It'll be interesting to see how much they affect vision when you are actually in the driver's seat. Of course, Zora didn't seem to mind …


Posted on: 10/5 16:59
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


… And Now The C8 Convertible
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

It's nice, with a power hard top and exactly the same luggage space as the coupe. Furthermore, the way the top stows means that you aren't using up luggage space like the coupe's targa top does. 77 pounds heavier (not bad), you give up the nice view of the engine, and you give up more 7,500 United States dollars:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQCQLEeDpgU

For road-trippers like ourselves, this is an attractive proposition.


Posted on: 10/4 17:40
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: SATURDAY 28 SEPT
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Good morning, all.

Gris, 32 pictures.


Posted on: 9/28 15:25

Edited by j3studio on 2019/9/28 15:54:08
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 9-18-2019
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Good afternoon, all.


Posted on: 9/18 18:12
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 9-13-2019
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Good afternoon, all.

Gris, 31 pictures.


Posted on: 9/13 18:56
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 09.11.19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

TommyT-Bone wrote:

I don't have to remind you what day it is. Solemn thoughts for all those that needlessly lost their lives in the Twin Towers tragedy and the responders that lost their lives or contracted illnesses due to exposure to hazardous materials.

Thank you, Tom.

Most of my father's side of the family still resides in the "bedroom" communities on the northern shore of New Jersey (Red Bank, Rumson, Highlands, Matawan, etc.). They, of course, work in Manhattan. I attended many funerals in the weeks following.


Posted on: 9/11 12:49
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 09.07.19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

TommyT-Bone wrote:

Sue's birthday today. Going for a dinner gathering as that has become the routine now for family birthdays and inviting friends to join us. We are going to a Thai restaurant which has a great buffet twice a month on the first and third Saturday. Everybody is spoiled now. No prep, no cooking, no clean up. The only issue is getting the seating for about 20 people but it will all work out. It always does.

Happy Birthday, Sue!


Posted on: 9/7 13:21
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 6 SEPTEMBER 19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

TommyT-Bone wrote:

2020 Corvette ..... 2020 Corvette ..... 2020 Corvette

Looks great in person—looks even better moving.


Posted on: 9/6 20:47
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 5 SEPT 19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

Ultraman wrote:

most adult books run 90,000 words.....teen books about 55,000 and that's what I'm shooting for on my book...... so far I got like almost 40K words....... Course I been working on this one for 5 years...... the next one will go faster....

Marcus is correct, but that 90,000 number is usually for books without a ton of photos/tables/charts/drawings/etc. Since I plan to have at least one graphic per page, I think my word count will be less (to avoid an unweildy book). We'll see … word cound on the last and best of the travel books was about 35,000, with about 210 images spread over 96 pages.


Posted on: 9/6 12:27
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 5 SEPT 19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

GRIS wrote:

YOU'RE MOVING RIGHT ALONG, MUST BE GETTING CLOSE TO WRAPPING IT UP.

I don't think so—there's still a lot to discuss/explain. 40,000/50,000? Who knows …


Posted on: 9/5 16:36
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 5 SEPT 19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

GRIS wrote: HI Y'ALL--- HEY JOHN ??? 30 WORDS ??? NO BIC, GI---

Sigh … I couldn't even get the code right yesterday—one of those days. 30 pictures.


Posted on: 9/5 13:36
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 4 SEPTEMBER 2019
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Good morning, all.

Gris, 30 words.


Posted on: 9/4 15:01
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Sharks At Carlisle 2019
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Forty pictures of 1968 to 1982 Corvettes, taken at Corvettes at Carlisle 2019:

https://flic.kr/s/aHsmGzyT99


Posted on: 8/30 13:00
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 08.30.19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

We've been thinking about you, Tom—it just seems so unpredictable right now. I know you are more prepared than most.


Posted on: 8/30 12:49
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: Pictures From Carlisle Are Coming …
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

The digest version, with 32 of the best/most descriptive photos:

https://flic.kr/s/aHsmGzDjZx


Posted on: 8/29 23:01
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 8-28-19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

TommyT-Bone wrote:

Don't forget to call before passing through Homestead. I'm on the way to Key West. Breakfast. lunch, whatever. I'll send you my phone number when your ready.

This, of course, is how Tom meets most of us.


Posted on: 8/29 12:43
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: Pictures From Carlisle Are Coming …
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

bogus wrote:

cool stuff!!!

Really good show this year.


Posted on: 8/28 22:53
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: Pictures From Carlisle Are Coming …
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Only 10 from Sunday's half day:

https://flic.kr/s/aHsmGyosHM

A single "digest" coming in a few days.


Posted on: 8/28 22:35
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: Pictures From Carlisle Are Coming …
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

55 pictures from Saturday:

https://flic.kr/s/aHsmGx4Ru7


Posted on: 8/27 22:55
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: Pictures From Carlisle Are Coming …
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

62 photos from Friday:

https://flic.kr/s/aHsmGvKtZF


Posted on: 8/26 23:41
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: Pictures From Carlisle Are Coming …
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

GRIS wrote:

WHAT A GREAT LOOKING BLUE '85 :-)

Thank you, Gris. Lauren got a ton of complements over the four days. Her head was so swelled that her battery was dead by Sunday!


Posted on: 8/26 13:35
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: Pictures From Carlisle Are Coming …
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

42 photos from Thursday:

https://flic.kr/s/aHsmGufLHe


Posted on: 8/25 22:46

Edited by j3studio on 2019/8/25 23:22:41
_________________
Lauren, 1985 Light Blue Metallic Coupe
Z51, Bose, leather
Mods: Dave McLellan's signature

Grace, 2003 50th Anniversary Convertible

Louis, 2012 Centennial Edition Coupe
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Pictures From Carlisle Are Coming …
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

… we'll be going day by day, with Thursday's theoretical half day first.


Posted on: 8/25 21:06
_________________
Lauren, 1985 Light Blue Metallic Coupe
Z51, Bose, leather
Mods: Dave McLellan's signature

Grace, 2003 50th Anniversary Convertible

Louis, 2012 Centennial Edition Coupe
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: Sunday Chat 08.25.19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Gris, Ivelis and I send our condolences.


Posted on: 8/25 21:05
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 8-20-2019
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

teebee wrote:

Have a good time, John....I know that I don't need to say this, but, PICTURES! We need pictures.

Not to worry—bringing the serious camera and the big lens.


Posted on: 8/20 14:29
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 8-20-2019
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Good morning, all.

Started to pack for Carlisle last night and made all our dinner reservations. Now there's a long list of things to do on both Wednesday evening and Thursday morning.


Posted on: 8/20 12:53
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 19.VIII.19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Gris, we send our prayers.


Posted on: 8/19 12:55
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: SATURDAY THE 17th
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Good evening, all.

Fueled the "fleet" for Carlisle today—we intend to leave very early on Thursday morning.


Posted on: 8/17 21:47
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 12.08.19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Good morning, all.

Gris, 29 pictures.


Posted on: 8/12 13:25
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: The Packet Came In The Mail Yesterday …
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Thanks, all!


Posted on: 8/10 23:12
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: FRIDAY 9 AUGUST
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Good morning, all.

Ran a 5K in 28:53 yesterday evening—the fastest in over a decade. I can definitely feel it this morning.


Posted on: 8/9 13:19
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


The Packet Came In The Mail Yesterday …
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

… it was already "official," but now it can be told: Lauren will be in the NCRS Gallery XIX at Corvettes at Carlisle this year.

Thus, we'll be on-site from early Thursday to mid-day Sunday. If you are going to be around, please stop by.


Posted on: 8/9 12:10
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: Wednesday (the real one)8, 7, 2019
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

I didn't even notice that yesterday should have been Tuesday …


Posted on: 8/7 17:14
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: WEDNESDAY SIX AUGUST
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

GRIS wrote:

THE 5'S HAVE THEIR PROBLEMS, SO I HEAR, AND TO ME THE 6'S ARE BORDERLINE HOMELY. THE 7'S ARE GOOD LOOKING CARS BUT ALL OF THE ABOVE ARE TOO GADGET INFESTED FOR ME. MY FAVORITE RIDE IS THE '87; A SPORTS CAR SHOULD BE A LITTLE AUSTERE :-)

F I WERE TO GET ANOTHER 'VETTE IT WOULD HAVE TO BE AN '89 WITH A STICK OR A LATE ZR-1. BUT THE DIVORCE WOULD BE SO EXPENSIVE---

I'll vouch for the late C5s. By 2002 or so, Chevrolet had engineered all the sketchiness out of the platform—we've had all of one problem that wasn't our own darn fault in sixteen years. When you do need to fix them, they're also astonishingly "maintainable" compared to any C4.

Be that as it may, I can't argue the "austere" belief—that's a preference and the reason the 1985 stays in the garage. Why not swap the 1987 for a 1994 or 1995 ZR-1?


Posted on: 8/6 20:57
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: WEDNESDAY SIX AUGUST
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

GRIS wrote:

THE SATURDAY MORNING OF THE GUNSHOW I SAW A LITTLE GRAY FOX DOWN BY THE BARN AS I WAS LEAVING. NOW I'M SEEING ONLY TWO COTTONTAILS DOWN THERE RATHER THAN THREE. COULD THERE BE ANY CONNECTION? THE WORLD WONDERS---

We had a fox on the property for a couple of years. He ended up eating the rabbits more quickly than they could reproduce and then starved to death.


Posted on: 8/6 17:44
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: Oh-1, Oh-8, Oh-19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Good morning, all.


Posted on: 8/1 13:16
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: [Spoilers] "Official" Guru Next Generation Corvette Live Reveal Thread
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

Ultraman wrote:

Changing plugs could prove interesting … maybe it will all have to happen from the bottom now … Lord help you if you ever have to pull the engine I'm thinking …

But it will look so good while you are cursing it!


Posted on: 7/29 19:35
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


7.29.19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Good morning, all.

Hot and sticky in the Philadelphia area—but July is almost over.

28 pictures, Gris.


Posted on: 7/29 11:40
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 7.27.2019
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

teebee wrote:

Yea, John, they are nice road cars. Our record is 1133 miles from Williamsburg, VA to Lenexa, KS in one day. Not in the Corvette, but an S80 Volvo.

Wow! I guess it helps that Volvos have great seats!

I think our record is 765 miles from San Francisco, CA to Salt Lake City, UT. The degree of difficulty for that number was enhanced by a) the fact that I was the only one driving and b) that we were in the 1985—not a great long-distance driver.


Posted on: 7/27 16:52
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 7.27.2019
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

Ultraman wrote:

Wazzup homies … just got back from an epic run to the southlands … we had a blast..... ate good food and listened to good music and did all things Corvette … yesterday we ran 830 miles crossing the Tennessee River, the Ohio River, the Mississippi, and the Missouri River … car was flawless and so quiet with the NPP mufflers on the mild mode … Teeb was there and we all ran the Corvette track at Bowling Green … did not get to see the factory in action but will give us an excuse to go back someday

830 miles is a solid amount for pleasure driving, but those C6s are just great long-distance tourers.


Posted on: 7/27 15:46
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 25 JULY 19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Neat pictures, Tom.


Posted on: 7/26 1:42
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: [Spoilers] "Official" Guru Next Generation Corvette Live Reveal Thread
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

BrianCunningham wrote:

I realize the DCT is faster but give me a 3rd pedal

I wouldn't be at all surprised if the forthcoming higher performance versions offer a manual. That said, the attach rates for the manual have been dropping every year.


Posted on: 7/26 1:37
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 24.VII.19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Quote:

Matatk wrote:

TB - nice pictures.

I concur.


Posted on: 7/24 21:49
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 24.VII.19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Good afternoon, all.


Posted on: 7/24 18:49
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer


Re: 22 JULY 19
Elite Guru
Joined:
2007/9/2 0:00
From Western Philadelphia Burbs
Posts: 3414
Offline

Good afternoon, all.

Temperatures slowly moderating in the Philadelphia area and we've been warned of some nasty thunderstorms this evening.

Otherwise, back to work.


Posted on: 7/22 17:46
Transfer the post to other applications Transfer



 Top
(1) 2 3 4 ... 68 »




CorvetteForum.guru is independently owned and operated. This site is not associated with or financially supported by General Motors.

Copyright 2008-2015 CorvetteForum.guru

CorvetteForum.guru is a Guru Garage Site (Coming Soon!)

If you have any questions about our site, please contact us at Andy@corvetteforum.guru.

Powered by XOOPS 2.56 Copyright 2001-2014 www.xoops.org

Hosted by GoDaddy.com.