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Yesterday, 05:35 PM
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Posted By jackson

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that motor has poor heads & flat...
07-14-2019, 10:11 PM
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Posted By Pop Chevy

I have had very good luck with the VHT...

I have had very good luck with the VHT Flameproof. Seems to be very durable . It's cheap easy and tough. I had an oil leak that stained my headers after the VHT cured and was able to wipe them down...
07-13-2019, 06:32 PM
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Posted By toddalin

The VHT ceramic paint is what I use to coat the...

The VHT ceramic paint is what I use to coat the Header Power Brackets. There are several on this forum who have purchased Header Power Brackets. Mine looks the same as when I started the business 8...
07-11-2019, 11:56 AM
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Views: 981
Posted By ignatz

That's not right, the bronze is softer than the...

That's not right, the bronze is softer than the cam and will wear first. It sounds like your cam lobe is shot but you really should check the pushrod throw as MelWFF suggests.

I have been both...
07-09-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 666
Posted By vette_jim

Check the weep hole underneath your water pump...

Check the weep hole underneath your water pump for signs of leakage . I had a leak once that evidently only leaked after reaching normal operating temperature causing it to evaporate. Never left a...
07-07-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,739
Posted By Mark Nevill

I had my aluminium block, heads and rocker covers...

I had my aluminium block, heads and rocker covers polished with ceramic balls. It closes up the surface of the aluminium and leaves a nice sheen that does not mark like raw aluminium. You can touch...
07-05-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,739
Posted By GTR1999

I did my TH400 case with nothing more then some...

I did my TH400 case with nothing more then some scotch brite wheels and aluminum polish.

https://img.photobucket.com/albums/v243/gtr1999/TH%20400%20Trans/newth400stand0004.jpg
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07-05-2019, 08:32 PM
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Views: 811
Posted By rusty76

Dielectric Grease Article

Someone posted this link on another forum I frequent. Given the dependence on electrical connections we have in the fuel injected Corvette world I thought it might have value to post the link here. I...
07-05-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,739
Posted By pop23235

I found a local farm supply store that carries...

I found a local farm supply store that carries sand for potable water filtration and the “very fine” grade at low pressure will give good results once paint and grease are gone. Get it clean before...
07-04-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By jackson

No, yours is Not a "standard short" pump ... at...

No, yours is Not a "standard short" pump ... at least Not if it is OE.

Standard short is about 5.625" and was on vettes thru 1970. Beginning 1971 vette sbc pumps are a bit longer.

Yours should...
07-04-2019, 01:31 PM
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Posted By project C4

Project C4 Exhaust upgrade...

Finally got around to fixing something on my car that's been bugging me for a long time. I installed Hooker headers 10 years ago and when I did I just connected to the old exhaust pipes. The old...
07-01-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By lars

More eBay Q-Jet Finds: 1969

I sent one of our Forum Members out on a scavenger hunt for a 1969 Q-Jet for his Vette. Thinking this would be a hopeless quest, he actually come up with several good buys, and this little gem was...
06-30-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,238
Posted By SoCalErv

Think I will check out the AtlasŪ Kwik Bay...

Think I will check out the AtlasŪ Kwik Bay Commercial Grade Open Center Portable 7,000 Lbs. Capacity. They have a store front about 25 miles away. Always good to put an eye on something. Within the...
06-29-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,010
Posted By Robert61

I pull every plug out. The one above the oil...

I pull every plug out. The one above the oil filter on early blocks is just a typical 1/2" drive in plug. I don't like using that kind of plug for holding external oil pressure. I made new plugs for...
06-25-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,805
Posted By scottjamison

I'm glad you had a good experience. I put...

I'm glad you had a good experience.

I put in one of their aluminum head 496's last year. I had been looking at them and pretty much made up my mind, then went to their tent at Barrett Jackson. I...
06-24-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,238
Posted By elwood13

You can just push them together and straddle...

You can just push them together and straddle them. I’ve talked to several people that do that.
06-17-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,362
Posted By Robert61

I recently helped a guy rebuilding a 312 y block...

I recently helped a guy rebuilding a 312 y block for a 55 tbird. He had installed 3 sets of cam bearings all tight. He said he had tried everything to open up the bearings and boy had he. Someone...
06-17-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,362
Posted By Westlotorn

Not to confuse you more but to add more facts. ...

Not to confuse you more but to add more facts. Your enigne is old, the connecting rods may have been machined, re sized more than once also which takes a little more off the stroke.

As far as...
06-15-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,362
Posted By Robert61

You couldn't check them that way. 3&4 are one...

You couldn't check them that way. 3&4 are one size, 2&5 are another size, and 1 is yet a different size so a straight edge is going to do nothing. The best way to check them is with new bearings, if...
06-13-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By Whaleman

Shop vac flush works!

I tried the shop vac cooling flush today. It was easy as I had my radiator out for changing my two cooling fans. Yes, two years ago I pulled the knock sensors. I am 67 with no lift and that is a...
06-12-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,946
Posted By anesthes

Moved the vette out of the shop the other day. I...

Moved the vette out of the shop the other day. I need to fiberglass the floor and put the hush panel and center console back together but, it's effectively done. One more valve adjustment and it...
06-12-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,121
Posted By Apache 84

My parts supplier got me a morse chain ,not sure...

My parts supplier got me a morse chain ,not sure what it is for ,identical to look at but fits perfect. When measured beside old chain it didn't seem to be much shorter ,but when fitted it is perfect...
06-10-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,671
Posted By cheapstreetduster

baking soda.. shoot it with baking soda that...

baking soda.. shoot it with baking soda that makes them look correct fwiw
06-08-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By silver837

Three step oil pan ***

This pan has been around my collection of parts since the late 60s. It is a "three step " pan. It does not have any baffles or windeg tray.

It has been installed in a 56 corvette and a 60 and 61...
05-28-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 909
Posted By jackson

So ... in the pic below are three different types...

So ... in the pic below are three different types of common retaining clips ... which are yours?

https://www.hotrodders.com/gallery/data/500/medium/clips_002.jpg

The clip on Left is much...
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