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Forum: C3 Tech/Performance Yesterday, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, You should call Willcox tomorrow and ask. ...

Hi,
You should call Willcox tomorrow and ask.
I see tanks with 'Made in Canada" stickers.
Maybe there?
Regards,
Alan
Forum: C3 General Yesterday, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, In the early years David's take on the...

Hi,
In the early years David's take on the state of the art of restoration, and the "Restoration Workshops", were instrumental in getting more than a few folks getting serious about what they were...
Forum: C3 General Yesterday, 10:28 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,029
Posted By Alan 71
Hi c, It's good that it's getting some careful...

Hi c,
It's good that it's getting some careful attention at this point in it's life thanks to your efforts!
It's hard to believe that these cars will soon be 50 years old!!!!!
It's frightening to...
Forum: C3 General Yesterday, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By Alan 71
Hi Ned, Here are a couple of examples of the...

Hi Ned,
Here are a couple of examples of the underbody on my 71.
The inner sides of the fenders, and rear clip are VERY different.
Having fun?
Regards,
Alan
...
Forum: C3 General Yesterday, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By Alan 71
Hi EM, I don't know if these will help? It...

Hi EM,
I don't know if these will help?
It shows a typical gap between the the steering column shaft and the shaft in the steering box.
Is there something that can prevent the shaft from being...
Forum: C3 General 03-25-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, The car had been parked nearer the...

Hi,
The car had been parked nearer the grandstand under a small tent.
He was asked to drive the car around the little bit of the original track that was still there then to that rocky spot at the...
Forum: C3 General 03-25-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By Alan 71
Hi c1n, Now that I think about it, you're...

Hi c1n,
Now that I think about it, you're right, the early 68 lid and surround form an 'assembly' because of the 'spin rivets'. So they come off the body together.
I can show you a photo of a...
Forum: C3 General 03-25-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By Alan 71
Hi c1n, I'd think the lid should be off the car...

Hi c1n,
I'd think the lid should be off the car and painted separately.
The fellow who painted my car hung the door in the paint room and turned to paint the door every time he put a coat on the...
Forum: C3 General 03-25-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, Here's Z at Carlisle in 1993 with GS#1. I...

Hi,
Here's Z at Carlisle in 1993 with GS#1.
I took this photo and a few more while he was waiting for a camera crew to get set up for a recorded interview.
The heat was brutal.
I brought him some...
Forum: C3 General 03-25-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, I thought Jesse James was killed a long...

Hi,
I thought Jesse James was killed a long time ago by a member of his own gang to collect the reward?
Regards,
Alan
Forum: C3 General 03-24-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 969
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, The shields mount using three screws...

Hi,
The shields mount using three screws through the fiberglass steel reinforcement behind the bumper.
Regards,
Alan

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/923/sUOwGi.jpg...
Forum: C3 General 03-23-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By Alan 71
Hi D, Acrylic lacquer is still being produced...

Hi D,
Acrylic lacquer is still being produced and distributed.
It DOES depend just where in the country you are as to how available it might be.
You may need to be careful about the size of the...
Forum: C3 General 03-23-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By Alan 71
Hi D, As part of the marketing for the 1971...

Hi D,
As part of the marketing for the 1971 model 3 new colors were introduced.
They were called/described as being "Fire-Mist" colors. They were Ontario Orange, Steel Cities Gray, and War Bonnet...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 03-23-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, Bob Demmel in Texas rebuilds and restores...

Hi,
Bob Demmel in Texas rebuilds and restores wiper door and headlight door actuators.
He is able to replace the seal on the inner disc (don't know what it's called) too. (Un-crimp.)
He can do...
Forum: C3 General 03-23-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By Alan 71
Hi Mark, Perhaps like this? Regards, Alan ...

Hi Mark,
Perhaps like this?
Regards,
Alan

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/923/yHoLpL.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnyHoLpLj)
Forum: C3 General 03-22-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 969
Posted By Alan 71
Hi Rene, From St.Louis the areas of the grills...

Hi Rene,
From St.Louis the areas of the grills and the raised area of the bumper guard were painted with a dark gray textured paint. The race track around the parking light lens was painted...
Forum: C3 General 03-22-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 11,975
Posted By Alan 71
Hi c1n, What you do in the wiper bay depends on...

Hi c1n,
What you do in the wiper bay depends on how much effort you want to put into it. And also, how far you want to take things apart. At the minimum I'd think you would remove the body color...
Forum: C3 General 03-22-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 969
Posted By Alan 71
Hi 72, Often people find that leaving the grill...

Hi 72,
Often people find that leaving the grill unpainted isn't an option for them because unless the grill has been re-chrome plated the appearance of the chrome plated areas that were intended to...
Forum: C3 General 03-21-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Alan 71
Hi EM, Something like this maybe? Regards, ...

Hi EM,
Something like this maybe?
Regards,
Alan

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/921/mcJrWW.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/plmcJrWWj)
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 03-21-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By Alan 71
Hi Clas, Loren is a member of the NCRS…....

Hi Clas,
Loren is a member of the NCRS…. National Corvette Restorers Society.
He is active on occasion on the Discussion Board that is part of the NCRS web site.
You can contact him through the...
Forum: C3 General 03-20-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,252
Posted By Alan 71
Hi c1n, Typically only the last louver had a...

Hi c1n,
Typically only the last louver had a surface painted 'semi-gloss black'.
Whether the portion of the cowl visible in the next louver got painted black I'm not sure, but based on what I...
Forum: C3 General 03-20-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Alan 71
Hi 02, A 71 convertible!!!! That makes for...

Hi 02,
A 71 convertible!!!!
That makes for quite a nice and worthwhile restoration project.
Have you restored a car before? If so you know you'll need to keep a large supply of time and effort on...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 03-20-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 629
Posted By Alan 71
Hi Pete, I'm pretty sure the transmission...

Hi Pete,
I'm pretty sure the transmission cross-member on 4-speed cars is welded in place.
Regards,
Alan
Forum: C3 General 03-20-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 330
Posted By Alan 71
Hi c, Assuming that it's an option, there are...

Hi c,
Assuming that it's an option, there are two schools of thought about painting the body mounted on the chassis or not. Each have their strong proponents.
I think you must consider the shop's...
Forum: C3 General 03-20-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 330
Posted By Alan 71
Hi C, The question of lifting the body or not...

Hi C,
The question of lifting the body or not is not an easy one to answer!
There's no doubt that it gives you the best access to the frame and running gear and also the under body.
BUT, it...
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