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    Getting a 2 post hoist

    I did install the lift, and put my Tundra pick up on it to test it, the
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    Getting a 2 post hoist

    Decided to treat my self and get a 2 post hoist. The wife asked why? i said i need to polish my wheels correctly. She walked off shaking her head. So when i get it fitted anyone of you guys with a corvette near to Waterloo who wants to tinker with their car is welcome! Oh i'll make sure the...
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    Car Insurance

    Thanks for all your replies. I insured it through Hagerty, and i took your advise and got it appraised. It was valued at 29K so was worth doing. Only issue with Hagerty is the limit on the mileage 6k - will have to see how that goes as i am really enjoying the summer evening cruise with the top...
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    Old member, I'm back!

    Hi Carol, At TCS or is it TSC? you can buy a horse cow mat for around $50-$75. its about 1/2" thick and comes in sheets of 4 ft x 6ft go have a look at that and see if it will work, i use it at work and its really tough. You can cut it with a sharp knife. Hope that's of some help
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    Car Insurance

    Thanks for this, great info..
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    Car Insurance

    Thanks..
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    Car Insurance

    Thanks guys... Excellent info.
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    Car Insurance

    Hi All I have just purchased a 2001 C5 for approx $25k. The insurance company does not want to cover the car only third party as they say the book value is only around $12k. Is there such a thing as classic car insurance that cover these oldies or do you just hope you dont have an accident. (...
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    From Waterloo

    Well finally collected the Vette on Friday, drove it from Barrie to Waterloo cross country with the top down. Best 2 hours of my life. Played with it all weekend. This car is in perfect condition, the previous owner was an enthusiast and kept it in perfect condition. It has only see rain 3 times...
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    From Waterloo

    Thanks for the warm welcome! I’m a 56 year cantankerous old guy who needs to chill out a little. So being a petrol head in my teens I was looking for a car I could polish, enjoy driving, and tinker with mechanically for minor maintenance. The Corvettes looks, performance and budget fits...
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    From Waterloo

    Hi just bought a 2001 C5, have not taken delivery as yet, This is my firsy Vette so probably will have loads of question later.