Tag: C3

Space-Saving 6×9 Rear Speaker Boxes for ’78-’82 Corvette

Here is my version of the rear speaker boxes that Justin78-L-82 posted. I modified the way they mount to the car since I didn\’t previously have rear speakers, and didn\’t have the mounting hardware that came with them. The full plan with pictures and measurements is at: http://members.cox.net/~mfouchi/vette/speakers/boxplans.htm

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

How to Build a Speaker Enclosure for Your C3

I suggest measuring the \”trunk space\” prior to construction to verif fit, variances may be present amongst our hand built treasures. Their are two crusial dimentions. First, is the depth of the unit. It fits tightly behind the wheel well humps while allowing for use of luggage strap loops if they are to remain. Second […] More »

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Retrofitting ’73-up Rubber Body Mounts onto a ’68-’72 Corvette

The rubber body mounts found on 73-82 Corvettes vastly improved noise and ride over the solid aluminum mounts used on the 68-72 models. It is possible to retrofit the later rubber mounts on 68-72 and reap the benefits of a better ride, less road noise and less risk of fiberglass stress cracks. I recommend buying […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Aftermarket Tremec T-56 Installation

This article covers the installation of an Aftermarket Tremec T-56 Six-Speed Transmission into my 1975 (Type C-3) Corvette. I bought the transmission from Forte\’s Parts. It differs from the transmission GM uses in its F-body sport cars. This transmission is made to use the original clutch, bell housing and speedometer plug/cable, out of older sports […] More »

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C3 Door Spring Replacement

1) Open the door & remove the old spring remains, if any. 2) Clean & lubricate both door rollers so they turn freely. 3) Clean & lubricate the spring holes & slots(both upper & lower) with silicone grease. 4) Open the door approximately � of full open(this is IMPORTANT) and while working from the bottom […] More »

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