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Forum: C3 General
06-10-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,405
Posted By mrvette

I"m age 75, bought my '72 vert/old show car in...

I"m age 75, bought my '72 vert/old show car in '95, and so it's been my toy .....it goes to my son when I kick....

then he can build it HIS way.....bet he puts an LS in it....
06-06-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,665
Posted By mrvette

Hang your voltmeter across the battery or main...

Hang your voltmeter across the battery or main computer +12 feed is better actually, and it better not go below 11 volts at any time, especially during cranking....

Too many bad/sad stories over...
06-04-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,641
Posted By mrvette

My HB came from a junkyard pick, too long ago...

My HB came from a junkyard pick, too long ago for me to remember what vehicle it's from....

sorry, but another thread will get you an answer for sure.....
Forum: C3 General
05-20-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 15,280
Posted By mrvette

OLD thread here, but only 2 years......and for...

OLD thread here, but only 2 years......and for sure IF I had the old L48 engine in my '72, by now it would be a LS engine, but having done my updating some 20 years ago, I went with that made sense...
05-17-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By mrvette

That cap is a noise supression aid for the radio,...

That cap is a noise supression aid for the radio, avoids/reduces clicks when comp. turns on/off.....
Forum: C3 General
05-13-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,408
Posted By mrvette

IF you have all the pieces to the smashed body...

IF you have all the pieces to the smashed body sections, a GOOD glass man can put that all together with fairly minimal difficulty....mechanical parts/steel/frame sometimes better replacing for all...
Forum: C3 General
05-07-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,247
Posted By mrvette

OP , I hope it all turns out well for you, and...

OP , I hope it all turns out well for you, and glad you not hurt......

Here is our story....

about 7 years ago wife got slammed at 45 mph in line at a stop light.....car totalled.....she to...
Forum: C3 General
05-06-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By mrvette

This man is CORRECT, methinks/hopes the OP just...

This man is CORRECT, methinks/hopes the OP just misused a term....what he needs is 2.5" thick ADAPTORS the diff beeeeeeeing it takes TEN BOLTS to get to the rotor.....and they have to be...
04-13-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By mrvette

Mine leaked on my '72, just remove it, useless...

Mine leaked on my '72, just remove it, useless anyway......and put in a splitter/T fitting to the front brakes, and put the rear brake line into the m/cyl directly.....mine been that way for some 20...
04-12-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By mrvette

20 some odd years ago I put a 17SI alt in my...

20 some odd years ago I put a 17SI alt in my '72 with dual spal fans......ran a wire from alt out stud directly to fan control device....30 amp fuse.....alt is 108 amp.....a tad larger in diameter...
04-10-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By mrvette

May run a little RTV black, silicone seal around...

May run a little RTV black, silicone seal around the cap edges.....

but one thing I would do, long as you got it all out, is make/buy a 3/4 inch spacer for the blower motor and install a C4...
Forum: C3 General
04-04-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By mrvette

Straight back on the later shark columns....the...

Straight back on the later shark columns....the centers all look the same button and ring that is....

I just use my fingers to pull it off....
03-09-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,212
Posted By mrvette

OH HELL YES, I drove it for about 6 months with...

OH HELL YES, I drove it for about 6 months with the QJ on it and got maybe 18 on the freeways......~15 around town as I recall....Muncie 4 speed then...336 rear.....I used to have an '87 vette, and...
03-09-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,212
Posted By mrvette

ONE word, stupid........I did my DPFI install...

ONE word, stupid........I did my DPFI install on my '72 back in '95 using the 88-91? vette speed density computer 1227730, and L98 components, injection pump under tank in rear, stock...
Forum: C3 General
02-26-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By mrvette

Back in '97 I put a 700 in my '72 vette, it was a...

Back in '97 I put a 700 in my '72 vette, it was a Muncie 4 sp. I fished around a bit and found a Hurst shifter bar, and topped it with a REAL 8 ball that I machined and inserted a metal part to...
02-06-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By mrvette

Locktite/superglue, either one, same thing, and ...

Locktite/superglue, either one, same thing, and I had the damn clutch plate of compressor on wife's damn car POS Ford Focus.....new comp maybe 2 years before the bolt came off, and the clutch...
Forum: C3 General
01-27-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,775
Posted By mrvette

I been predicting these market conditions for...

I been predicting these market conditions for many years....why?? just like an old neighbor friend, our daughters same age, back when they were new kids on the block, he had a nice old metal body...
01-06-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,535
Posted By mrvette

Hated to see him shut down, but the ex.mil guy...

Hated to see him shut down, but the ex.mil guy with a GREAT auto electric shop not but 3 miles away retarred entirely and so no more.....honestly if I knew where to get the AMERICAN made parts in a...
Forum: C3 General
01-04-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,893
Posted By mrvette

Back in the mid 60's when I had my '60 vette, a...

Back in the mid 60's when I had my '60 vette, a buddy had an E-Jag.....loved it too......

and so yours gets a cyber kiss too......and those wheels are MINE, send them IMMEDIATELY!!!!!!
Forum: C3 General
12-04-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By mrvette

My '72 is a convertible, and so back in '95 when...

My '72 is a convertible, and so back in '95 when I bought the car, I vacuumed out the entire HVAC system, pulled the spring off the fresh air intake door, and sealed it tight with RTV, and removed...
11-30-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,058
Posted By mrvette

Can't help this divergence of topic, but your...

Can't help this divergence of topic, but your post here reminds me of a tech support call I got from a nuclear power plant, the company I worked for made walk through metal detectors, like in...
11-28-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By mrvette

My '72 had a 4 speed Muncie and I wanted o/d so...

My '72 had a 4 speed Muncie and I wanted o/d so cheaper solution was an auto trans.....20 years ago, still today I suspect....so I put a 700 in there, sat on the forward mount that the muncie...
11-19-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,343
Posted By mrvette

Many years ago, when buying tstats I noted the...

Many years ago, when buying tstats I noted the 190 stats had a much narrower flow opening than the 180/160 variety......had nothing to do with the opening temp....but restricting flow....of course......
11-17-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By mrvette

A factory rated 108 amp alt 17SI has internal...

A factory rated 108 amp alt 17SI has internal regulator, and is the easiest one to install, the diameter is slightly larger though so fan belt need changing.....I trying to remember if your alt...
11-14-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,438
Posted By mrvette

Closed loop DPFI is what cleaned up the...

Closed loop DPFI is what cleaned up the air......little to do with ethanol or much of .gov regs.....
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