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07-15-2019, 03:15 PM
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Posted By capevettes

Buy one, drive it and enjoy it. Learn how to fix...

Buy one, drive it and enjoy it. Learn how to fix the little things that will inevitably go wrong. Once sorted out, they are very reliable. I have the new stuff too and enjoy it. The only problem...
07-14-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,371
Posted By Frankie the Fink

Iím not upset. But there is a recurring theme at...

Iím not upset. But there is a recurring theme at times about the reliability of these older cars and many falsehoods get spread. The flip side is that I can work on my old cars if they DO break,...
07-14-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,371
Posted By Frankie the Fink

With proper care and maintenance, you can turn...

With proper care and maintenance, you can turn the key on a C2 Corvette and drive it anywhere in the country, safely and reliably -- just like people did every day of their lives 50 years ago...none...
07-14-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,371
Posted By lonzoo

I found the biggest problem I have is being able...

I found the biggest problem I have is being able to acknowledge all the thumbs up and waves and horn beeping I get when I drive mine. Not to mention all the people who want to talk about the car when...
Forum: C3 General
01-25-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By DUB

The new actuator relays are what is causing the...

The new actuator relays are what is causing the wiper door and headlights to open when you crank the car up...and THAT is also if the rest of the vacuum system is PERFECT.

As stated by...
01-09-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,361
Posted By DZAUTO

This issue comes up from time to time, so I'll...

This issue comes up from time to time, so I'll try to explain it in detail. And yes, I'm extremely familiar with Muncies, as of 2017 I've been rebuilding 4spds (mostly Muncies) for 50yrs.
FIRST, as...
12-01-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,772
Posted By DUB

:thumbs: MAJOR THANKS on the photos. I can...

:thumbs: MAJOR THANKS on the photos.

I can 'say' this. This hear riser design....when you get it installed back on the engine...you will notice that when it is all hooked up. That the heat...
11-30-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,772
Posted By DUB

You have to be really careful in which design of...

You have to be really careful in which design of TVS you get. They come in two different designs. Normally Open ( allowing vacuum to flow when it is cold...but closes when it gets hot.) and...
11-12-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,743
Posted By DUB

Lou, IF what I wrote in my past post fits...

Lou,

IF what I wrote in my past post fits the scenario...then I guess it can. BUT...keep in mind ...it also depends on what is going on internally in the transmission in regards to the recent...
Forum: C3 General
11-04-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 610
Posted By Matt81

Power Antenna Install - Sometimes You Get Lucky...

I just finished wiring my Metra power antenna today and wanted to share what I found in case anyone else is doing this procedure.

The part of the install that gave me concern was tapping into the...
Forum: C3 General
10-20-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,454
Posted By spedaleden

I have a 81, if you want to go factory you need...

I have a 81, if you want to go factory you need this

Antenna
http://www.ecklerscorvette.com/corvette-power-antenna-1979late-1982.html

Only need bracket but can't buy it alone. This bracket is...
Forum: C3 General
03-12-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,964
Posted By LT1M21Vette

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/attachments/c...

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/attachments/c3-general/47696347d1336529875-adjusted-stock-4spd-shifter-to-short-throw-settings-wow-3rd-gear-short-throw.jpg
Forum: C3 General
03-06-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,991
Posted By DUB

VERY NICELY DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!! SERIOUSLY. ...

VERY NICELY DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!! SERIOUSLY.

For what this is worth.

Not meaning to throw 'stuff' at you. Just be aware....that when you go to prime this area....the chances that numerous...
Forum: C3 General
03-04-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,803
Posted By Easy Mike

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m244/6880Mike/s...

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m244/6880Mike/spoilertongue2.jpg

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m244/6880Mike/spoilertongue.jpg

:thumbs:
Forum: C3 General
03-03-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,991
Posted By 76_vette_girl

Finally finished my first every fiberglass...

Finally finished my first every fiberglass repair! For having never done fiberglass before and adding to that the location with the shaping involved, I think it turned out pretty good!
...
02-28-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By John 65

I have one of these caps. Nice shape, all tangs...

I have one of these caps. Nice shape, all tangs there. You can have it. PM me your address and it will be on it's way, no charge. :cheers:

...
Forum: C3 General
02-10-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By DUB

The drivers side is SIMPLE...the square cut out...

The drivers side is SIMPLE...the square cut out to hold the light housing is made into the dash. It is to the left of the steering column. Peak your head under the dash on the left side and you...
02-02-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,527
Posted By Willcox Corvette

If the speedo and tach lights are working then...

If the speedo and tach lights are working then the fuse is good. The speedo and tach housing lamps are served by the same power circuit. My guess is there is an issue at the pcb connector.
...
01-30-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By JohnZ

Did you grease the zerk fitting on the valve?...

Did you grease the zerk fitting on the valve? Hope not, 'cuz that will blow the seal adjacent to the ball stud and result in a leak. Most new or rebuilt valves include a card or tag warning NOT to...
01-30-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,731
Posted By Shark Racer

Seconded - good eye (as always). The link...

Seconded - good eye (as always).

The link you're trying to work with is the one that goes to the air horn.

The air horn (upper link) to intermediate link is the one with the kick-out in it....
01-28-2016, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,731
Posted By Kid Vette

Its in the wrong position. ...

Its in the wrong position.


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Forum: C3 General
01-15-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,057
Posted By DUB

PROFESSIONAL ADVICE: YES...the test light...

PROFESSIONAL ADVICE:

YES...the test light will let you know when you find the circuit that is at fault. BUT...it does not let you know the amount of amp draw.. If a person were to try to use the...
01-05-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,094
Posted By EJS1007

44 Lean Exhaust. I did everything that was...

44 Lean Exhaust. I did everything that was suggested to check and all was fine. Replaced O2 sensor with 3 different brands, MAP sensor, coolant temp sensor on and on. I'm guessing it was going from...
Forum: C3 General
01-04-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,867
Posted By DUB

ALTERNATOR ISSUE...that is where i would start...

ALTERNATOR ISSUE...that is where i would start for sure...for what you described.....because it does not matter about the wire being fused or fusible linked. Those are for protection of the wire...
Forum: C3 General
01-04-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,867
Posted By Dreadknot

77 corvette parasitic drain.

Out of the blue the battery started dying. Did some research first. Dropped my voltmeter between the negitive cable and negitive terminal.
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