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Forum: C3 General
07-05-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,117
Posted By bigredbrad

I disagree with 7T1 vette, but you can tell us...

I disagree with 7T1 vette, but you can tell us Hopper if the radiator is aluminum or copper/brass. I have never seen aluminum tanks with the factory sharp 90 degree necks before and there is no way...
Forum: C3 General
07-03-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,117
Posted By bigredbrad

From what I can see, yes, those are original...

From what I can see, yes, those are original Harrison tanks. Many people have purchased repro radiators only to find that they have difficulty getting the hoses to line up without rubbing as the...
Forum: C3 General
07-02-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,117
Posted By bigredbrad

No 1968 435 came with an expansion tank. ...

No 1968 435 came with an expansion tank.

No 1968 435 came with the expansion tank mounting bracket.

No Corvette ever came with two radiator caps on it.

Either the car is not really a 435...
07-02-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,835
Posted By bigredbrad

MeHeart - thank you for the response and...

MeHeart -

thank you for the response and insight. I too watched BJ at Mohegan Sun over the weekend and saw several extremely well done C3's bring salvage pricing. While all the talk of the...
09-13-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By bigredbrad

I appreciate you looking and posting a pic Bill. ...

I appreciate you looking and posting a pic Bill. My current one is nicer, but now am looking for one in new or nearly new condition. Mine had never been smoked in, but still had some small...
09-11-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By bigredbrad

HI Bill - I think the shape is the same. Could...

HI Bill - I think the shape is the same. Could you sent photos to [email protected]?

thank you!

bigredbrad
Forum: C3 General
12-04-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 11,767
Posted By bigredbrad

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Forum: C3 General
09-14-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By bigredbrad

1968's did not have the pockets. They were just...

1968's did not have the pockets. They were just plain flat


bigredbrad
Forum: C3 General
08-17-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By bigredbrad

I posted a similar question a couple of days ago...

I posted a similar question a couple of days ago and got no response Silver 72. The problem I found with several pumps is that the rubber piston ring over time collapses and will not have enough...
08-14-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 686
Posted By bigredbrad

1969 on left, 1968 on right ...

1969 on left, 1968 on right


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Forum: C3 General
08-06-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By bigredbrad

It doesnt really matter, but I believe the top is...

It doesnt really matter, but I believe the top is not from a 1968.

1968's did not have the chrome tips on the end, although it was a dealer add on and is listed as a retrofit in Chevrolet Service...
Forum: C3 General
07-16-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,013
Posted By bigredbrad

This is why it is so hard to make money on a...

This is why it is so hard to make money on a corvette if you do it the right way. All the "dirty jobs" are necessary to a good driving corvette, but your investment has made almost no increased...
Forum: C3 General
06-30-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By bigredbrad

isnt this the same place that has the junkyard...

isnt this the same place that has the junkyard show on TV and the guy brags in every episode how much money he makes on each sale?? They probably pulled it out of the scrap heap and spent 15 minutes...
Forum: C3 General
05-24-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,087
Posted By bigredbrad

19 posts and now you drop the "Its an L88" on...

19 posts and now you drop the "Its an L88" on us??

Wether it is black or red is the least of your concerns at this point.

Pass the popcorn hummiscorvettetaken...


bigredbrad
Forum: C3 General
05-20-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By bigredbrad

Black with 2 wires is the ground that comes from...

Black with 2 wires is the ground that comes from the starter to the blower motor and then on to the wiper motor to complete the ground circuit for both of those electric motors.

If you do not have...
Forum: C3 General
05-19-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,152
Posted By bigredbrad

Nicole - you of course will need to unscrew the...

Nicole - you of course will need to unscrew the shift ball and reverse lockout button so that you can pull the whole panel up to get to the underside of the hvac controls and cables.

Removing the...
Forum: C3 General
05-19-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,152
Posted By bigredbrad

Nicole - here is the underside of the center...

Nicole - here is the underside of the center console. Its easier to explain it if you can see the photo of what you are trying to remove.

More than likely, the 2 nuts that attach where I have the...
Forum: C3 General
04-29-2017, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By bigredbrad

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Forum: C3 General
04-14-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,415
Posted By bigredbrad

Maybe 1 to 1 1/2 inch. Definitely not enough...

Maybe 1 to 1 1/2 inch. Definitely not enough room to get your hand in because of the lip that sticks down for the gas filler lid attachment clips. Thats why we used a long skinny piece of metal to...
Forum: C3 General
04-09-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,582
Posted By bigredbrad

To respond to the original question about the 69...

To respond to the original question about the 69 427 435, I think you will find some answers as to why this car was weak in the BJ online listing.

Their listing says that it is a "matching numbers...
Forum: C3 General
04-03-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,921
Posted By bigredbrad

Hi David - Thanks for your reply. And please...

Hi David - Thanks for your reply. And please dont get me wrong, I fully appreciate your way of doing it, and I appreciate the minutiae of learning about each and every bolt and nut on these old...
Forum: C3 General
04-03-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 40,164
Posted By bigredbrad

c1nicole - Here is an exploded photo of all...

c1nicole -

Here is an exploded photo of all the parts needed for the decklid restoration. Let me know if you need any more help or pics.

bigredbrad

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Forum: C3 General
04-03-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 40,164
Posted By bigredbrad

I believe I have original latches and they are GM...

I believe I have original latches and they are GM 3942775 driver side and 3942776 passenger side.

As to your question of how the top attaches to those latches. You have stated that you had bolts...
Forum: C3 General
04-02-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 40,164
Posted By bigredbrad

Here is a pic of how I did mine. I know that I...

Here is a pic of how I did mine. I know that I will lose a couple of judging points for not spraying the latches and release arms body color, but after having them replated, I just couldnt bring...
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