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Forum: C3 General 11-06-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By zwede
Loosen the straps and push it forward. C3s are...

Loosen the straps and push it forward. C3s are not an exact science and most things have adjustments.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-02-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By zwede
Most likely a bad tach board. Replacement boards...

Most likely a bad tach board. Replacement boards are available, you don't need to buy the whole tach.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-02-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By zwede
For my crank trigger I didn't want to space out...

For my crank trigger I didn't want to space out all the accessories, so I got a spacer made that together with the trigger wheel spaced out the crank pulley "one belt groove". I then re-arranged the...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 09-30-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By zwede
Sorry, don't know the dimensions. Looks like a...

Sorry, don't know the dimensions. Looks like a small HEI in the pic, but best to contact them and check.

I went another way on mine. I'm running sequential port injection so I needed a cam sync,...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 09-30-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By zwede
A dual sync distributor wouldn't make much sense....

A dual sync distributor wouldn't make much sense. Yes it provides the signals you need, but then you have a rotor and dist cap that serves no purpose.

A crank trigger plus some form of 1X cam sync...
Forum: C3 General 09-26-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By zwede
Stay far away from Duntov Motors. The problem is...

Stay far away from Duntov Motors. The problem is not just customer service, it is also the quality (or lack thereof) of their parts.
Forum: C3 General 09-09-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 558
Posted By zwede
It's possible the new board is bad. It's also...

It's possible the new board is bad. It's also possible the old board fried one of the coils in the needle movement when it went out. The movement has 2 coils and it will still read 0 with only one...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 09-09-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By zwede
It was flat milled, but I should have milled an...

It was flat milled, but I should have milled an angle. I needed to cut the plastic ring between TB and air cleaner base (came w/ Holley) to get the right angle.

When I cut the intake I lost the...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 08-17-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By zwede
Can you detail what procedure you followed to...

Can you detail what procedure you followed to shim it? Did it need any shims?
Forum: C3 General 08-05-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By zwede
I have the 79-82 seats in my '71. Bolt right in...

I have the 79-82 seats in my '71. Bolt right in and much more comfortable and have at least some lateral support. There was a 2" and 4" side bolster version. You want the 4" version.

I contacted...
Forum: C3 General 07-27-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,405
Posted By zwede
Gas cars are a fun hobby but EVs will dominate...

Gas cars are a fun hobby but EVs will dominate the streets in the coming years. They're just superior to gas cars. I've been driving a Tesla for the last 4 years as my main car and there's no way I'm...
Forum: C3 General 07-11-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 520
Posted By zwede
It wasn't done by GM. It was done by an...

It wasn't done by GM. It was done by an independent dealer/importer.
Forum: C3 General 07-11-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 520
Posted By zwede
They are (were?) required in many European...

They are (were?) required in many European countries. I've seen some creative ways to add them in a way that they pass inspection and then can be removed without leaving any holes. They were not...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-30-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By zwede
You have several choices to quiet the car down. ...

You have several choices to quiet the car down.

1) If all you're trying to do is pass a test the easiest way is to stuff some steel wool into the tail pipes. Drill a small hole so you can stick a...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-22-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By zwede
It measures 22.75" x 15.5" not including the...

It measures 22.75" x 15.5" not including the mounting flanges. Sorry, don't remember the brand. It's been a long time since I got it.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-21-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By zwede
A local shop custom made the hoses. For the POA...

A local shop custom made the hoses. For the POA valve, mine is an old replacement from NAPA. I'm not sure factory POA is adjustable, but my replacement is. To adjust I have to remove the upper...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-20-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By zwede
I'm using a parallel flow condenser. Also using a...

I'm using a parallel flow condenser. Also using a Sanden compressor and adjusted the POA for r134a. AC is very cold and high side pressures dropped quite a bit with the new condenser.

My...
Forum: C3 General 06-17-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 870
Posted By zwede
You do not want stated value no matter what....

You do not want stated value no matter what. Stated value means you pay premiums based on the value you state, but in case of loss the policy will only pay what they think the car is worth up to your...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-27-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,577
Posted By zwede
My experience with a 454 BBC that is about 150lbs...

My experience with a 454 BBC that is about 150lbs lighter than stock:

1 1/8" front and 3/4" rear bar was very oversteered. Maybe it would have been ok with an all iron BBC.

Switched to 5/8"...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-26-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By zwede
Like mentioned earlier, can't determine fuel...

Like mentioned earlier, can't determine fuel mixture from plugs.

For a street car looking at plugs will tell you if something is seriously out of whack, like burning a lot of oil, or choke is...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-20-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By zwede
The cam companies have a collection of lobe...

The cam companies have a collection of lobe profiles. The lobes themselves are not what's custom.

A custom ground cam lets you take an intake and exhaust lobe that normally don't come on a...
Forum: C3 General 05-17-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 837
Posted By zwede
If the MC is overfull after using the motive...

If the MC is overfull after using the motive bleeder you didn't get a good seal between MC and motive lid.

Think about it: Before attaching the lid you had an air pocket above the fluid. Now the...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-13-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By zwede
I think you have the Voodoo line mixed up with...

I think you have the Voodoo line mixed up with something else. The Voodoos were designed by Harold Brookshire, a well known name in the cam industry since the 70's.

The Bootlegger cams are the...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 04-28-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,213
Posted By zwede
The upper arm has no twisting force, only...

The upper arm has no twisting force, only push-pull.

I could understand your concern for a lower control arm, but not the upper.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 04-27-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,213
Posted By zwede
I've had these since they came out. 7-8 years or...

I've had these since they came out. 7-8 years or so?

Haven't had any problems with them.
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