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03-23-2019, 07:49 PM
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Posted By derekderek

OTOH it is the correct year. Essentially what...

OTOH it is the correct year. Essentially what you are looking for except for being 11 off in the part number.
03-23-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 977
Posted By derekderek

84 is apparently still slow 1st version of these...

84 is apparently still slow 1st version of these ecu's. Here. Do some homework. http://tbichips.com. here is a 383 cfi they did. Apparently you can buy a chip burner and can download chip programs....
03-10-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 15,458
Posted By derekderek

Ok, those are aftermarket, not 40 year old orig...

Ok, those are aftermarket, not 40 year old orig springs. Still need to pull them, get tension checked and see if they have enough travel to live with that cam.
Forum: C3 General
03-10-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,174
Posted By derekderek

looking at a sale flyer the other day. print was...

looking at a sale flyer the other day. print was too small. put my fingers on and spread them. the paper stayed the same size...
03-09-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 15,458
Posted By derekderek

This will work for valve travel. ...

This will work for valve travel. https://m.harborfreight.com/clamping-dial-indicator-63656.html
03-09-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 15,458
Posted By derekderek

Yes. There are 2 measurements you have to check....

Yes. There are 2 measurements you have to check. One is coil bind. The other measurement is the distance from the bottom of the valve retainer to the top of the valve seal. As the coil might not bind...
03-08-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By derekderek

Also trim about 3/8ths inch off each hose end you...

Also trim about 3/8ths inch off each hose end you pull-as long as there is enough length to reconnect. But the way everything pops when you start the engine points to control valves not shutting...
03-06-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By derekderek

at starter and horn relay. ignition switch...

at starter and horn relay. ignition switch doesn't need ground, it is hot in and hot out. everything else does though.
03-04-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By derekderek

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fCI11LmFeVA

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fCI11LmFeVA
Forum: C3 General
03-03-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,088
Posted By derekderek

so i guess the Jag guys were TAJO's?

so i guess the Jag guys were TAJO's?
Forum: C3 General
03-03-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By derekderek

actually you then need to raise the rad support...

actually you then need to raise the rad support the same amount or the front of the nose is low. and that will raise radiator and shroud.
03-02-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,470
Posted By derekderek

no interior? you would almost need a parts car...

no interior? you would almost need a parts car for the interior. here is a sample central jersey. he wants 2200. not worth 1K. Body beat. frame rot. no hood over non-running smallblock. but...
02-28-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By derekderek

With some reading, it looks like this 286 was the...

With some reading, it looks like this 286 was the last mark 4 454 block. And they started with the thin wall castings that they went with in the Gen. 5. So might be a good idea to sonic test this...
Forum: C3 General
02-26-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By derekderek

one is white? then my vote is black also. just...

one is white? then my vote is black also. just make sure that body is NICE!!! The 396 behaving itself? My 75 is med saddle metallic. beautiful interior color. on the outside it looks like a giant...
Forum: C3 General
02-23-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By derekderek

You should replace the 40 year old valve...

You should replace the 40 year old valve springs...
02-23-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By derekderek

And the 4l80 non-e is I think a 1 or 2 year...

And the 4l80 non-e is I think a 1 or 2 year scarce trans. You want an 86 or newer 700r4. Or is it 87-up? Early 700 need several weak parts replaced with later tougher parts.
02-22-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 780
Posted By derekderek

Another thought would be bigger chamber heads. ...

Another thought would be bigger chamber heads. Then leave the blower there. Those 58cc chambers are tiny. And the heads are nothing special port-wise, just small chambered for raised compression...
02-19-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,213
Posted By derekderek

That short 400 rod is great for low rpm torque. ...

That short 400 rod is great for low rpm torque. High rpm power, not so much. And 350 .030 over with 400 stroke is 383. And turning .2 inches off the mains puts you into really soft cast iron. The...
Forum: C3 General
02-17-2019, 03:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 522
Posted By derekderek

11/32 is stock small block diameter. They live...

11/32 is stock small block diameter. They live hundreds of thousands of miles. And big blocks have longer stems-guides. We are putting these together for toys. Keepsakes. Collector items. There...
Forum: C3 General
02-16-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 522
Posted By derekderek

3/8 is orig valve...

3/8 is orig valve...
Forum: C3 General
02-16-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 961
Posted By derekderek

The Fiberglass Mistress.

The Fiberglass Mistress.
Forum: C3 General
02-16-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 522
Posted By derekderek

Putting liners in those guides is best bet. ...

Putting liners in those guides is best bet. Maybe even 11/32 and new valves.
Forum: C3 General
02-16-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 522
Posted By derekderek

You can clearly see the guide-head seam. And a 68...

You can clearly see the guide-head seam. And a 68 head.https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x971/20190216_081841_0c55ee9ce72eb6630bf025c550447a938b20bbab.jpg
Forum: C3 General
02-14-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By derekderek

PM RVZIO. He is currently fitting up a valence...

PM RVZIO. He is currently fitting up a valence on 1 project and has another in paint. So he can get you measurements for bumper lip to valence gap. But a half inch gap either above or below...
02-14-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,894
Posted By derekderek

Apparently there is a setting you can do in your...

Apparently there is a setting you can do in your profile that will stop related threads from showing at the bottom of something you're reading
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