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Forum: C3 General
09-20-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 477
Posted By C3 Stroker

........at the drag strip, or some spirited...

........at the drag strip, or some spirited street driving. I have 4.11's in my car. Depending on your engine, you gear the car for the RPM you want to cross the finish line in a drag race.
09-19-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,809
Posted By Primož Krajcar

:thumbs:

:thumbs:
09-18-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By GTR1999

No problem, I didn't think you holding me...

No problem, I didn't think you holding me responsible I just wish I could see what your pattern was so maybe I could offer my opinion. I certainly understand working within a budget as well, the main...
09-16-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,809
Posted By naramlee

alittle update for arm compatibility, they ARE...

alittle update for arm compatibility, they ARE compatible with Wilwood's 12.19 kit, they are close, but more than 3/16 at all points

...
09-13-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,809
Posted By naramlee

Glad to see your doing better!! i was...

Glad to see your doing better!!

i was wondering how they compaired to the van steels
09-13-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,809
Posted By Primož Krajcar

Great comparison! Thanks! Now take it easy and...

Great comparison! Thanks! Now take it easy and don't stress yourself too much. Enjoy!
09-09-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 846
Posted By David Howard

Pool table used for photographs only Dennis. I am...

Pool table used for photographs only Dennis. I am down to the last 25-30 parts. I have more parts but those are for my 72 build or for disposal at Christmas. Big, heavy, bulky items are on the radar...
09-03-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,809
Posted By naramlee

interesting read this... ...

interesting read this...

https://www.hemmings.com/magazine/hmn/2011/03/Chevrolet-Front-Axle-Spindles/3696401.html

im itching for some aluminum spindles to cut down on weight


oh and a side...
09-03-2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,809
Posted By naramlee

im getting so close... im going slow because im...

im getting so close... im going slow because im doing an engine bay restoration at the same time as all of this suspension stuff as well...

but the driver side is nearly done, cleaning the spindle...
09-02-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,809
Posted By naramlee

like dennis pointed out, the stress is right in...

like dennis pointed out, the stress is right in the center, easiest way would be to just machine it flat

I dont know how much our frames more, nor how much effort it takes to move it, considering...
09-02-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,809
Posted By Primož Krajcar

It might be a problem. But it is a case of wait...

It might be a problem. But it is a case of wait and see.
You can fabricate a piece to fit in the gap to spread the forces across the whole cross shaft.
Or you can machine that side of the cross...
09-02-2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,809
Posted By naramlee

Long weekend, so im working nights on the vette...

Long weekend, so im working nights on the vette for more tolerable temperatures

found something out about these A arms that let them save money and we need to know.

it took almost 30 pumps of...
09-01-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 916
Posted By Dammakins

Im willing to bet theres some crap in the...

Im willing to bet theres some crap in the pushrod. Ill pull it out, clean it tonight and then re-prime.
08-31-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 916
Posted By HeadsU.P.

Now you're getting somewhere. So it was the...

Now you're getting somewhere. So it was the primer tool. Sounds like one lifter is refusing to fill. Or are these dirty old pushrods full of crud? Or is the oiling hole in the rocker plugged? Is...
08-31-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,809
Posted By naramlee

hope you get to feeling better soon! Not a small...

hope you get to feeling better soon! Not a small thing having that kind of surgery, and it sucks having to not do anything for this time =(

and you have to remember how these arms are loaded with...
Forum: Off Topic
08-30-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,608
Posted By Corvette Kid

Except the homos...

Except the homos...
08-28-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 91,930
Posted By vstol

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/c16_dbdc8dbc86ac12d37638eae29be4754b9040d6ca.jpg...
08-25-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,809
Posted By naramlee

Is that the complete kit with wheel adaptors? ...

Is that the complete kit with wheel adaptors?


i had to stop, its 98* in the shade and 90+ humidity ��
its the bad part of arkansas, all week was in the low 80s and low humidity, and on weekends...
08-25-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,809
Posted By sunflower 1972

Yep, I got mine from Amazon.

Yep, I got mine from Amazon.
08-25-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,809
Posted By sunflower 1972

Left...

Left side:https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/1120x2000/camber_1_9ed18050f01fbb5695db8f05c8aece7d2159345a.jpg
Right...
08-25-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,809
Posted By sunflower 1972

Yes, I had it milled even with the center...

Yes, I had it milled even with the center section. Yes, it's flush. I'm assuming I'll need to shim it. Prior to machining, with NO shims, I had 1* and 1.5* negative camber, not good for a street car....
08-23-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,809
Posted By naramlee

i already have a pair of those MOOG offset...

i already have a pair of those MOOG offset shafts, will check tommorrow... unless i drink too much mt dew and go check tonight...
08-20-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,809
Posted By sunflower 1972

So, I just got off the phone with my machine shop...

So, I just got off the phone with my machine shop guy. I sent him a photo of the control arm and explained what I wanted done (machine the frame mounting points even with the center section), and he...
08-19-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By sambrand

electrostaticly applied media, then baked with...

electrostaticly applied media, then baked with high heat. you cant just patch it and expect to not see any difference, sand or blast entire piece and re coat, otherwise you will spend far more time...
08-18-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,809
Posted By naramlee

remember they need to be swapped when flipping...

remember they need to be swapped when flipping the a-arms, that puts the swap bar brackets backwards on vettes vs the impala, that was the only mild mod'ing I saw that needed to be done to the...
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