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05-20-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By DaveL82

There is a connector near the dip stick tube that...

There is a connector near the dip stick tube that the main power comes through from the starter connection. The connector corrodes and fails over time. Could also be the fusible link as mentioned. ...
01-14-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By DaveL82

I used some from Classic Chambered Exhaust a few...

I used some from Classic Chambered Exhaust a few years back and they slipped into the tube with a slightly snug fit if this is what you're looking for. Never welded into place in case I need to...
08-24-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,248
Posted By DaveL82

I have an 80 L82 and with 80K miles it was using...

I have an 80 L82 and with 80K miles it was using oil and I wanted more power. The L82 is a good base to build on but with 80K miles I was also getting more piston slap from the forged pistons. ...
08-03-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By DaveL82

That's original and there to hold the front clip...

That's original and there to hold the front clip with the car in an accident.
07-04-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By DaveL82

My thoughts are the previous owner only replace a...

My thoughts are the previous owner only replace a caliper that was leaking. Unless that one caliper was fitted with O ring type replacement seals and pistons a stock kit should be able to rebuild. ...
07-04-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,147
Posted By DaveL82

Chased an issue after not owning my 80 long that...

Chased an issue after not owning my 80 long that I thought was a rear end noise. Took sometime but found the front passenger side motor mount was broken. This cause fan to sometimes hit hit the...
06-21-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,171
Posted By DaveL82

Stephen, Sorry don't have a diagram. ...

Stephen,

Sorry don't have a diagram.

If you can lift the car you find the starter has 3 terminals. The big terminal is where the + battery cable connects to the starter and joins with...
06-16-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,039
Posted By DaveL82

Contact Wilwood directly to confirm the correct...

Contact Wilwood directly to confirm the correct part for your car. As your not in the US, my decision would be to go with a part that's easy to come by and you can get service parts like seals in...
06-01-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 495
Posted By DaveL82

On my ZZ4 swap I used a 94 to 96 LT1 corvette...

On my ZZ4 swap I used a 94 to 96 LT1 corvette starter as it's gear reduction.

Dave
05-19-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By DaveL82

I install a pedal stop on the floor so that the...

I install a pedal stop on the floor so that the pedal stops before putting carb throttle plates, arm and cable assy in a bind. I always test the throttle at full pedal when hot and engine off to see...
04-05-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By DaveL82

Could if be the stub axle has worn so much it's...

Could if be the stub axle has worn so much it's further in the diff and also the strut was pulled in to the max to get camber close. If so then the spindle would be in further requiring more shims...
03-13-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By DaveL82

HEI module heats up and begins to fail. Replace...

HEI module heats up and begins to fail. Replace rotor and HEI module.

Dave
02-04-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By DaveL82

I forgot to mention to block up the oil pan to...

I forgot to mention to block up the oil pan to hold the engine up. Use a large piece of wood to distribute weight over the pan instead of one location.
02-03-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By DaveL82

I have an 80 buts it's been a while: On the...

I have an 80 buts it's been a while:

On the 80 the exhaust runs under the crossmember so easier to remove.
*Remove exhaust
*Use a 12 point 1/4 inch socket and extensions to undo all ujoint...
01-03-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,011
Posted By DaveL82

Bog or misfire when pushing the pedal can be a...

Bog or misfire when pushing the pedal can be a sign of the HEI module failing. I chased a few of these in my day as it first seems to be a fuel issue.

Look under rotor to see if there are signs...
12-20-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,654
Posted By DaveL82

On Vettes I've never worked on before as in...

On Vettes I've never worked on before as in friends cars I use a wrench that fits tight on the bolt then use a small mallet to hit the wrench to jar the bolt loose. Of course this is a wrench I'm...
10-12-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,498
Posted By DaveL82

They are quieter plus a lot less heat and not a...

They are quieter plus a lot less heat and not a single gasket failure. I now run them into a set of side pipes with inserts for track use so more noise from that now.

dave
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