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L88

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Wed 17 Oct 18 09:04

Re: Birdcage repair


No problem, you've done the right thing with a UK supplier. Either post or PM your list, if I haven't got it chances are the Thetford Massive have.

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johng

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Wed 17 Oct 18 17:33

Re: Birdcage repair


Here's my list so far, although some of these bits will need to be new.

1978 Silver Anniversary Corvette
Interior trim - Oyster
With power windows

Parts Required

A arm dust flaps - pair
Armrest Repair Kit 1978-82
Body mounts
Body mount bolts
Bumper Retainer Set. Stainless Steel 18 Pc Set Front or Rear 73-82
Calyx manifold dressing
Door Hinge Spring
Door panels x2
HEADLIGHT VACUUM RELAY VALVES x2
Heater Hot Water Shut Off Vacuum Control Valve
hood spring bumper x2
lower radiator hose
Outer Door Handle x1 - drivers side
radiator support shroud seal kit
Rear Bumper Retainer. Upper LH 74-79
Rear Bumper Retainer. Upper RH 74-79
Seat covers leather & vinyl x2
Sunvisor Pin Spring Hole Plugs. 77-82 Pair
Suspension bush kit - front
Suspension bush kit - rear
turn signal lever
Windshield Wiper Blade, 16", 2 off
Washer bottle pump
Washer bottle nut
Upper Windshield Inner & Outer Molding Clips. 13 Piece Set
SEAT COVER INSTALLATION KIT
outer splash shield
outer splash shield seals
rh rear side marker lights lens
1 off headlamp mechanism bush


Possibly required
T Top pads x2
Rear wheel bearings
Rear wheel bearing shim kit (1 side but probably enough)
brake lines
brake hoses
fuel line
Carpet set
MOLDED SEAT FOAM CUSHION x2

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vet80y

CCCUK Supporting Vendor

Wed 17 Oct 18 19:21

Re: Birdcage repair


Have a look through the C3 parts catalogue on my website:

https://www.corvettekingdom.co.uk/categories/all-categories+...

I have most of that in stock and what I don't have I can get very quickly, you can also get a 10% discount on the majority of that using the voucher code Charlieisagoodboy

Scott

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johng

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Wed 17 Oct 18 21:17

Re: Birdcage repair


Thanks Scott, I definitely will be asking you for a quote but I don't think I'm going to need much of this stuff for at least 6 months yet, as I've got loads to be getting on with. I'm finding it hard enough to store all the bits I've taken off the car so far without having a load of new bits as well. Of course if I can get a few good secondhand bits now, then it might well be worth finding the space.

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L88

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Thu 18 Oct 18 09:56

Re: Birdcage repair


I only have parts for chrome bumper cars although I think I have a new body mount kit for a 78. When you get around to rear bearings remember I have the set up tool.

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johng

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Thu 18 Oct 18 11:49

Re: Birdcage repair


If you do have a body mount kit, then let me know what you want for it and a loan or hire of the set up tool would be great as well. (Probably some time next year after I've got the body off)

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