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Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 04-04-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 322
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Posted By Neil B
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Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 04-04-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 40,997
Posted By Neil B
Sorry about the lack of updates. I've been busy...

Sorry about the lack of updates. I've been busy playing with my new toy below. I find the Kirkey seats very comfortable. I would not hesitate to drive a couple of hours in them. They make several...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-01-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 709
Posted By Neil B
Most cam companies will put any lobe you want on...

Most cam companies will put any lobe you want on a Gen VI core. I got mine from Bullet. I wouldn't bet on any length pushrods until the motor is assembled. Too many variables.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-01-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 709
Posted By Neil B
In my current build, I am using a Gen VI stepped...

In my current build, I am using a Gen VI stepped nose cam in my Gen IV block. I went with the GM Performance cam retainer plate and the single row timing chain they use in the ZZ502 and ZZ572. The...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-01-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 40,997
Posted By Neil B
I finally got the car out on it's new Viking...

I finally got the car out on it's new Viking double adjustables and Rival S tires. It felt good on the first shakedown....
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 01-30-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,924
Posted By Neil B
Here's Tig, my new Shop Dog. ...

Here's Tig, my new Shop Dog.

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Inspecting the 6 Link.
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Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 01-22-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,818
Posted By Neil B
I usually set the toe with a simple tow...

I usually set the toe with a simple tow bar/gauge. Once toe is where I want it, I use a laser to line up the rear wheels with the front. I shoot a laser from a straightedge along the rear wheel to...
Forum: C3 General 01-17-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By Neil B
Back when I was racing Motorola Cup (now...

Back when I was racing Motorola Cup (now Continental Tire Challenge) there were companies that would insure the cars against racing incidents. The policies were negotiated on a per-race basis. I...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 01-12-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 40,997
Posted By Neil B
Awesome dog!

Awesome dog!
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 01-12-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 40,997
Posted By Neil B
Priya, the outer loops attach to the trailing...

Priya, the outer loops attach to the trailing arms. The outers are available separately and do not require the full 6 link setup. The inners attach to the 6 link differential bracket. The inners...
Forum: C3 General 01-11-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,432
Posted By Neil B
The Momo wheel is a 6 bolt design like the...

The Momo wheel is a 6 bolt design like the original hub and 'may' physically bolt up to the original hub, but the wheel will not be centered. I have a Momo Prototipo wheel on my '69 and I used an...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 01-08-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By Neil B
^^This. You need a dial bore gauge and a...

^^This. You need a dial bore gauge and a micrometer that reads down to tenths. Pistons are not perfect cylinders, they have a taper. The piston needs to be measured at the 'gauge point' with a...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 01-05-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 606
Posted By Neil B
My prior '69 with stock fenders had 18x9 4.75 BS...

My prior '69 with stock fenders had 18x9 4.75 BS wheels and that was the absolute max that would work with stock control arms, VBP shortened spring and sway bar. It was TIGHT! 5.25 B.S. works on my...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 01-02-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By Neil B
A 1350 slip yoke will likely cause you clearance...

A 1350 slip yoke will likely cause you clearance issues. The factory 1310 style yoke will fit no problem. There is a 1330 slip yoke that is no longer made but it fits the tunnel if you can find one. ...
Forum: C3 General 12-24-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By Neil B
I went through this earlier in the year. I...

I went through this earlier in the year. I initially set mine up with a KRC reservoir which caused significant fluid aeration and pump whine. I researched everything (PSC and even custom circle...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 12-21-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 562
Posted By Neil B
And if you run the min CSA formula for that 410,...

And if you run the min CSA formula for that 410, you get:

Your RPM of 5400 and Bore of 4.04 and Stroke of 4 is a
Cross Sectional Area of 2.03 Square Inches.

That's why the 165 heads worked on...
Forum: C3 General 12-21-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 998
Posted By Neil B
I'm guessing mine is 3200-3300 with basically a...

I'm guessing mine is 3200-3300 with basically a gutted interior. I need to find some scales and verify.
Forum: C3 General 12-20-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,337
Posted By Neil B
My new big block should make 600+. I've got an...

My new big block should make 600+. I've got an upgraded driveshaft and half shafts with solid u joints. Safety loops on both the driveshaft and half shafts. I have a Dragvette 6 link which I...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 12-19-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 714
Posted By Neil B
Tape is your friend for projects like these. ...

Tape is your friend for projects like these. Make sure you don't mar that nice paint.
Forum: C3 General 12-14-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,979
Posted By Neil B
The hard top completes the look on my car. I...

The hard top completes the look on my car. I wouldn't have it any other way. Not to mention there's a roll cage where the soft top was.:D
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 12-13-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 40,997
Posted By Neil B
Yes, my remote reservoir was a real pain. Here...

Yes, my remote reservoir was a real pain. Here are my wheel and tire sizes:

Rear: 18x12.5 5.25 backspacing 335-30-18
Front: 18x10 4.75 backspacing 275-35-18

I'm going to upsize the...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 12-13-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 40,997
Posted By Neil B
I've started to get the car ready for some...

I've started to get the car ready for some autocrossing early next year. I made the decision to start in a street tire class, so I swapped the Hoosiers for a set of BFG Rival S tires. I think the...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-30-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,224
Posted By Neil B
I really like my T56 big block combo. I just...

I really like my T56 big block combo. I just re-did the clutch hydraulics using the bracket and Wilwood master from Silver Sport. The bracket was spot-on. It's tight around the booster but it's...
Forum: C3 General 11-26-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By Neil B
Keep the original block. Buy an inexpensive...

Keep the original block. Buy an inexpensive rolling dolly from Summit, etc. Engines are quite easy to move around on these. Leave the running motor in the car until the new engine is ready to go...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-14-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By Neil B
ICON makes a nice piston. As a side note, when I...

ICON makes a nice piston. As a side note, when I called with BluePrint Engines about a 496 short block, they indicated their current piston vendor is ICON for their forged 496 motor. That is...
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