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Forum: C3 General 12-08-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2,647
Views: 177,625
Posted By OldCarBum
Jealous, I'm working, but it's Friday and it will...

Jealous, I'm working, but it's Friday and it will be in the upper 60's here all weekend, with clear blue, sunny skies. Have a blast.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 12-07-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By OldCarBum
Check this out, genius!!!!!!!

I was cruising through the forum this morning and started reading through a new thread by jim-71 who is installing a TKO-600 and needed to lift his rear end to rotate the drive line while his car was...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-16-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 239
Posted By OldCarBum
Did you just purchase this car? Did you make...

Did you just purchase this car?
Did you make any recent modifications?
Is this something new it has started doing or has it always done this?
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-16-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 910
Posted By OldCarBum
Beautiful car and welcome to the forum. I would...

Beautiful car and welcome to the forum.
I would do the moog kit. Before you purchase check out some of the vendors on the forum. I went through Van Steel who gave great advice and a nice discount to...
Forum: C3 General 11-14-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4,742
Views: 296,508
Posted By OldCarBum
Range Master taught me that and added "Do not...

Range Master taught me that and added "Do not close your eyes".
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-12-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By OldCarBum
I've heard good things on hedmans, and I've heard...

I've heard good things on hedmans, and I've heard hookers quality has gone down over the years, I've been researching Dougs and they seem to be top quality now days.
Headers are sometimes tight to...
Forum: C3 General 11-06-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,627
Posted By OldCarBum
Very nice work. It makes me want to start tearing...

Very nice work. It makes me want to start tearing mine apart. Keep us posted.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-03-2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By OldCarBum
I believe the steel side impact beams in both...

I believe the steel side impact beams in both doors became standard equipment in 73.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-29-2017, 01:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 789
Posted By OldCarBum
I will. They should ship next week.

I will. They should ship next week.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-28-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 494
Posted By OldCarBum
When you prime the pump using your tool from...

When you prime the pump using your tool from Summit Racing and before you pull the distributor, pull the distributor cap and using a marking pin or metal scribe, mark the exact direction the rotor...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-26-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 789
Posted By OldCarBum
:iagree::iagree::iagree: There are kits...

:iagree::iagree::iagree:
There are kits available for this and all the necessay pieces are also available from Russell's, Earl's and many others.
Forum: C3 General 10-25-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,994
Posted By OldCarBum
Even if you find the birdcage is rusted, pull the...

Even if you find the birdcage is rusted, pull the body and replace it. If you love this car don't look back and enjoy every minute you can in it. If it is truly a driver then make it safe. Install...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-25-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,040
Posted By OldCarBum
It sounds like you like the look and the idea of...

It sounds like you like the look and the idea of keeping your car more original. Switching to 17 or 18 inch wheels will allow you to mount more aggressive performance rated tires than what are...
Forum: C3 General 10-18-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 707
Posted By OldCarBum
Very Nice. Mine was silver blue metallic with a...

Very Nice. Mine was silver blue metallic with a black vinyl top and the 455. I was a kid and put on a set of hookers, a dual quad cross ram, two 600 Holleys, Mallory ignition, and the rattiest cam...
Forum: C3 General 10-17-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 707
Posted By OldCarBum
Keep in mind the rust on these cars can not be...

Keep in mind the rust on these cars can not be easily seen.
I researched and paid for a full inspection of my car before I purchased it. They documented every leak and dried up bushing. I knew...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-09-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 718
Posted By OldCarBum
Been there done that a few times myself. I had...

Been there done that a few times myself. I had one that during disassembly the static electricity in the bunker activated the onboard battery and the missle went live. It had a proximity fuse and we...
Forum: C3 General 10-02-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,561
Posted By OldCarBum
Built a Factory Five Racing 33 Hot Rod. It was an...

Built a Factory Five Racing 33 Hot Rod. It was an awesome build. I ordered the car and every piece for the build was delivered to my house boxed up and numbered. The assembly manual was step by step...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 09-25-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,566
Posted By OldCarBum
When I restored my 83 GMC 4x4 I called several...

When I restored my 83 GMC 4x4 I called several shops and only found one who could check the frame and had a rack to pull it back into specs if needed. Most racks now days are computer programmed and...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 09-24-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,610
Posted By OldCarBum
There are many people who take their cars, daily...

There are many people who take their cars, daily drivers and classics to quickie lube or places like that to have a lube, oil, and filter. Ever watch those places lube the chassis on a car? I don't...
Forum: C3 General 09-16-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,267
Posted By OldCarBum
I've been in law enforcement for 25 years. When...

I've been in law enforcement for 25 years. When the hairs on your neck stand up or your sixth sense tells you something isn't right, pay attention because something isn't right. It's saved my life on...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 09-15-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By OldCarBum
I'm doing a resto/mod on my 73 and plan to just...

I'm doing a resto/mod on my 73 and plan to just spend the $1,400.00 for a complete Vintage Air system. I'll have a smaller lighter compressor, the big box on the firewall will be gone and everything...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 09-15-2017, 03:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By OldCarBum
If it's warmed up when it quits, try replacing...

If it's warmed up when it quits, try replacing the coil. A coil getting ready to go bad will shut down when warm and stop sending voltage to the distributor. After a few minutes it will restart and...
Forum: C3 General 09-12-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,499
Posted By OldCarBum
:iagree: New compounds and tread technologies...

:iagree:
New compounds and tread technologies have greatly improved traction, performance and fuel economy over the older designed tires.
BFG radial tires are great tires for what they are designed...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 09-03-2017, 02:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By OldCarBum
Make sure you mention you are a forum member. 5%...

Make sure you mention you are a forum member. 5% discount right off the top.
Forum: C3 General 08-25-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2,647
Views: 177,625
Posted By OldCarBum
Ordered my Borgeson steering kit today. I found...

Ordered my Borgeson steering kit today. I found it at Summit Racing for $670.50. No shipping or tax. Sweet...
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