Choose your color scheme:
The Vette Barn  
 
Go Back   The Vette Barn > C3 Corvette > C3 Open Discussion

C3 Open Discussion General and technical C3 Corvette discussion - ownership, maintenance, repairs, modifications, restoration

User Tag List

Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-21-2022, 8:58pm   #1
C3C7NIC
Barn Stall Owner #102
Points: 25,305, Level: 100
Activity: 99.3%
 
C3C7NIC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2019
Location: USA
Posts: 13,506
Thanks: 7,704
Thanked 12,575 Times in 3,815 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $23243
Default How many man hours to do all this….

My 68 427 convertible is needing all exterior parts installed (just got painted). Doors/deck lid/hood/vert top/lights/bumpers and all interior work.


Can any of you give me a ballpark figure in hours to complete these tasks?
C3C7NIC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2022, 9:16am   #2
Don Rickles
Pothead
Points: 12,465, Level: 77
Activity: 17.1%
 
Don Rickles's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Vegas Sands Hotel
Posts: 2,121
Thanks: 770
Thanked 1,338 Times in 557 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $2001216
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by C3C7NIC View Post
My 68 427 convertible is needing all exterior parts installed (just got painted). Doors/deck lid/hood/vert top/lights/bumpers and all interior work.


Can any of you give me a ballpark figure in hours to complete these tasks?
Well that's a tough question.....only because working on my Corvettes in the past, it's taken at a minimum, 3X to install each individual part....correctly.....
Don Rickles is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Don Rickles For This Useful Post:
Old 08-26-2022, 10:08am   #3
Norm
Barn Stall Owner #1776
NCM Supporter '11,'12,'13,'14,'15,'16,'17,'19,'20,'21
Bantayan Kids '13,'17
Points: 79,525, Level: 100
Activity: 23.5%
 
Norm's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: BRANDON FALLS, DE had owned a '65, '75, '97, '01, '10, '14, now '81, '86, '16Z
Posts: 14,159
Thanks: 5,037
Thanked 13,527 Times in 3,984 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $2002001941
Default

Yes, that is a tough question. It depends on the person's expertise. experience, whether too slow or how fast this person can work, if all the parts fit or even the right parts, etc.

My experience, if a job is listed as an hour to install, It'll be four hours for me...........
Norm is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Norm For This Useful Post:
Old 08-26-2022, 7:24pm   #4
Don Rickles
Pothead
Points: 12,465, Level: 77
Activity: 17.1%
 
Don Rickles's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Vegas Sands Hotel
Posts: 2,121
Thanks: 770
Thanked 1,338 Times in 557 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $2001216
Default

Hmmmm, This made me think of the Corvette factory line workers, in '68. They averaged like 12+- cars completed, per day!
Don Rickles is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Don Rickles For This Useful Post:
Reply

The Vette Barn > C3 Corvette > C3 Open Discussion


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 6:34pm.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2022 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright © 2009 - 2022 The Vette Barn


Support the Barn:
 
Download the Mobile App;
 
Follow us on Facebook:

Become a Stall Owner

 

Apple iOS App        Google Android App

 

Visit our Facebook page