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02-13-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By cagotzmann

This is how I mounted my rear sway bar. ...

This is how I mounted my rear sway bar.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/530x677/swaybar2_8cf139855e77161e5a49600bd9afc926f68e11cf.jpg
02-13-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By austinseanchris

UPDATE!!! Just wanted to thank you guys for...

UPDATE!!!

Just wanted to thank you guys for the help. I was going bananas not wanting to continue to "eyeball it" and keep drilling holes in the fender. That being said, I found a interesting way...
Forum: C3 General
02-11-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By Greg

It Was 20 Years Ago Today......

I just realized I've been a member of Corvetteforum for 20 years this month! :party:
It's been a fun ride! :thumbs:
02-11-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,256
Posted By v2racing

You do realize that the engines are run in and...

You do realize that the engines are run in and the rings seated at the factory before the cars go out the door don't you? The easy breakin procedure the factories give you is for the sloppy...
02-11-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,256
Posted By REELAV8R

I remember when I was riding motocross on the...

I remember when I was riding motocross on the YZ125. One of the guys I rode with was on a KX125. Both 2 stroke bikes. when it came time to do a top end (a frequent event on two stroke racing bikes) I...
Forum: C3 General
02-11-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By F22

Sorry, but the electric version of motive power...

Sorry, but the electric version of motive power doesn't do it for me. I watched the Pikes Peak record being set by the VW electric car and it sounded like an ice cream truck going up the mountain....
02-10-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,256
Posted By REELAV8R

Might I go so far as to speculate that if you are...

Might I go so far as to speculate that if you are using any kind of filter bypass that you are in fact more likely to introduce particulates to the rollers of the roller cam by using a cam break-in...
02-09-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 996
Views: 468,737
Posted By 101Airborne

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Forgeline GA3R 18x10 275-35-18 front 18x10.5...
Forum: C3 General
02-08-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By mark79,80

For anyone interested, the no starting was...

For anyone interested, the no starting was because of a bad neutral safety switch. I have not gotten the car back yet, as the repair shop is locating the part.
02-08-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,256
Posted By Jebbysan

Not sure what engine builders you are referring...

Not sure what engine builders you are referring to but the two I worked for were the first people to tell you to “let er rip”. And both had full page ads in the National Dragster at one time.
A...
02-07-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,281
Posted By gkull

I was a shop and traveling race mechanic for 10...

I was a shop and traveling race mechanic for 10 years with a "Historic Motor Sports Association" racing team. So I worked on cars exactly like that for our clients and other race teams that didn't...
02-05-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 974
Posted By 427Hotrod

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I think dialing in some rake helps...
Forum: C3 General
02-04-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,321
Posted By cuisinartvette

Bet the majority of buyers go by condition and...

Bet the majority of buyers go by condition and inital impression and could give a hoot what some tag says unless the were buying an L88 or the like.
02-01-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By resdoggie

If poly bushings are the bushing of choice over...

If poly bushings are the bushing of choice over rubber in the off-road world where those vehicles are severly punished, then poly works just fine anywhere they are installed in our C3's, imho.
Forum: C3 General
02-01-2019, 01:47 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 29,736
Posted By SuperBuickGuy

today's fun, motor mount the problem, passenger...

today's fun, motor mount
the problem, passenger side is low
https://i.imgur.com/bHf5nfKh.jpg
CAD assisted design
https://i.imgur.com/EmYuTWkh.jpg
now in metal
https://i.imgur.com/WXqZWyWh.jpg...
01-30-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,571
Posted By GTR1999

Maybe this will help, since I just did this job...

Maybe this will help, since I just did this job about an 1 hour ago. The snap rings have to be closed, not open from someone prying them off the axle.
...
01-30-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By wcmachine

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https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/04078272_7fec_4940_8f02_5cd53d18ef59_6d7e10805a1c5a7cecd492c63f00928345b76d0c.jpeg...
Forum: C3 General
01-30-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 127,189
Posted By C3_DH

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Still pretty new, but here goes... Three times in my life I've...
01-29-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By gkull

Kool old Vette from yester year!

I used to have all kinds of old racing 8 1/2 by 11 blown up pictures decorating my office. Sadly they just reside in my home office in a desk drawer now. I was digging for something to do with 2018...
01-29-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,148
Posted By ignatz

Given the motor you have up front, I would say...

Given the motor you have up front, I would say that is more than interesting. That "movement energy" is really torque, lots of it in your case, that eventually gets applied to a weld somewhere. And...
01-29-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,148
Posted By gkull

When you install solid motor mounts the motor at...

When you install solid motor mounts the motor at idle causes the nose body to slightly rock back and forth. Under power it TQ's the body over. When you solid mount everything in the rear like I did....
01-28-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,711
Posted By 69ttop502

Ok, opinions wanted on my tire stencils

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/96b3a9ff_63ed_4738_bd92_649badcd5bca_ef63d1181fd3db86eebd1f58dc85ca9bfa144ba1.jpeg...
Forum: C3 General
01-27-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 471,022
Posted By 101Airborne

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Forgeline 18x10 5.3 BS front with BFG Rival...
01-26-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By rgregory

Weighed my car today

It came in at 3264 with about 1/2 tank of gas. 1636 front, 1628 rear.

My car is a 1970 convertible with aftermarket a/c, manual steering and manual brakes.
01-26-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,148
Posted By ignatz

Same amount of static torque regardless of which...

Same amount of static torque regardless of which bushing you pick, but have a look here.

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c3-general/4021281-differential-to-frame-bracket.html

Also note...
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