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Today, 08:58 AM
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Posted By Powershift

Lone Star Caliper in Texas and CSSB, Inc. in...

Lone Star Caliper in Texas and CSSB, Inc. in Florida are two.

Larry
Yesterday, 10:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 694
Posted By Powershift

I wiIl bet that it is the correct engine to the...

I wiIl bet that it is the correct engine to the car...............based on engine casting number, date, and what I see on the pad. Just my opinion.

Larry
07-18-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By Powershift

LICS, Zip, Paragon, and Corvette Central all...

LICS, Zip, Paragon, and Corvette Central all should have what you need.

Larry
07-17-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By Powershift

I am helping a friend restore his 1969 Corvette....

I am helping a friend restore his 1969 Corvette. We are currently installing the various wiring harnesses. My plan is first do a thorough visual checkout to make certain I have no loose wires that...
07-16-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By Powershift

Paul is extremely knowledgeable in this area, and...

Paul is extremely knowledgeable in this area, and has helped me and others on this forum with his knowledge. :thumbs:

Larry
07-13-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By Powershift

I would say "typical" of the factory parts of the...

I would say "typical" of the factory parts of the day...........and especially after many years of service.

You can blueprint the distributor and perhaps make things better...............but not...
07-10-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 796
Posted By Powershift

I would do them and enjoy the car...........that...

I would do them and enjoy the car...........that is what its for. Original cars should be maintained as original for maximum value, but then they usually become garage queens or trailered show...
07-10-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,116
Posted By Powershift

NICE chassis. :thumbs::D Larry

NICE chassis. :thumbs::D
Larry
07-10-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 579
Posted By Powershift

MANY folks here like the Centerforce. A few have...

MANY folks here like the Centerforce. A few have had issues. A fair amount of folks here also like McLeod clutches, including Lars. I have not heard of any issues with this clutch for our street...
07-09-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,247
Posted By Powershift

The STV was designed to be external adjustable to...

The STV was designed to be external adjustable to compensate for where the car would normally be operated ( New Orleans or Pike's Peak :D) so it can similarly be adjusted to compensate for the...
07-09-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,247
Posted By Powershift

I agree that additional air flow should/would...

I agree that additional air flow should/would help in the R12 to R134a conversion process if the system is not performing/cooling as expected. AC pressure gage readings for the condenser will help to...
07-08-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,247
Posted By Powershift

Bill: There is no larger POA or STV. They...

Bill:

There is no larger POA or STV. They come in one size as far as I know. But they do have the capability to be adjusted to improve/maintain cooling when switching refrigerants. The STV is more...
07-08-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,247
Posted By Powershift

Difference in R12 and R134a physical properties...

Difference in R12 and R134a physical properties require that STV or POA valve be recalibrated/adjusted when switching refrigerants. Failure to do so will negatively effect cabin cooling. This is...
07-07-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By Powershift

Transmission is from a 1967 model year Corvette....

Transmission is from a 1967 model year Corvette. The two rings on the input shaft indicate M20 wide ratio.

Larry

E11 is May 11, 1967 day trans was assembled. RI is 'non-factory" :D :D.
07-04-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,247
Posted By Powershift

Although R12 is no longer manufactured it is...

Although R12 is no longer manufactured it is being reclaimed..........and no new equipment is being installed that uses R12. So it should become more available, not less. It is not being destroyed...
06-25-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By Powershift

But if you are afraid to tackle even basic...

But if you are afraid to tackle even basic repairs, you might just want to park the car. These old cars can and do break.............that is half the fun...........fixing them. :D

:cheers:
...
06-25-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 784
Posted By Powershift

DR REBUILD at one time sold a kit to add a...

DR REBUILD at one time sold a kit to add a rubberized extension to the earlier AC cars. Not certain if the factory did this or not for early AC cars (probably did) but he offered one. I helped one...
06-25-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 569
Posted By Powershift

Joe Lucia over at the NCRS Tech Board provided...

Joe Lucia over at the NCRS Tech Board provided these dimensions a couple of times over the years. I'll see if I can find the info or post a link later this week. EDIT: This is one of many threads...
06-24-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 317
Posted By Powershift

Pic above shows a correct exhaust manifold for a...

Pic above shows a correct exhaust manifold for a 1965 327/300 HP manual trans car. No air conditioning. GM# 3846563.

The other side should be GM# 3797902

Should be 2-1/2 inch exhaust pipes...
06-24-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By Powershift

:iagree: Larry

:iagree:

Larry
06-23-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By Powershift

The only one I know will do a beautiful job is...

The only one I know will do a beautiful job is Tom Ames in Longview. He is a life long painter and is the NCRS National Paint Specialist. .....and a great guy. If he can't do it, he will have the...
06-23-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,900
Posted By Powershift

I lived in Beaumont, Texas during this time. The...

I lived in Beaumont, Texas during this time. The 69 AMX was purchased for my new bride, and had just about every option one could order, incl A/C. In the next town over (Nederland, Texas) Butch Jones...
06-22-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 551
Posted By Powershift

An the SNAP-ON line wrenches are the best. ...

An the SNAP-ON line wrenches are the best. Absolutely no slop. Bought them just for brake work, even though I have a full set of Craftsman line wrenches in the toolbox.

You can also take up a...
06-21-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 537
Posted By Powershift

There is really no "reproduction" of this valve...

There is really no "reproduction" of this valve cover. When GM stopped making them, they sold the mold to Paragon. Paragon continued to produce the valve cover using the original mold(s). So all...
06-21-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 551
Posted By Powershift

The 12-14 inch Cresent wrench is still the best...

The 12-14 inch Cresent wrench is still the best removal tool for the trans plug........................and I have tried them all. :D

Larry
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