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04-22-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 821
Posted By TedH

It's been a while since I needed to buy...

It's been a while since I needed to buy suspension parts for my C3 but Van Steel was my first choice for rebuilding half shafts and both trailing arm assemblies on my '80 L48. Dan learned from his...
03-31-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By TedH

I will check some of my diagrams from Dr Rebuild...

I will check some of my diagrams from Dr Rebuild and the Shop Manual but I recall the 3-way port screwed into a port on the floor of the intake manifold (between carb and distributor) may be source...
03-23-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By TedH

The three, primary sources for engine oil leaks...

The three, primary sources for engine oil leaks on my SBC:


The original oil pan. Either the 4-piece oil pan gasket or the worn drain plug (thanks Jiffy Lube guys). If the drain plug, have the...
03-22-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By TedH

Keep: EVAP can and hoses PCV valve and hoses ...

Keep:
EVAP can and hoses
PCV valve and hoses

Remove:
Catalytic converter (replace with test pipe or true duals)
SMOG pump
EFE actuator
EGR (block off plate or use a non-EGR intake)
Thermal...
02-20-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By TedH

Looking at the engine from the passenger side...

Looking at the engine from the passenger side fender, it is just forward and below the base of the distributor (between distributor and carburetor). It is much more visible with air cleaner and EGR...
02-14-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,731
Posted By TedH

Stainless Works in OH once offered a chambered...

Stainless Works in OH once offered a chambered system for the early C3 but I am not finding it now. I installed on a '69 L46 with M21 and it sounded like side pipes but without the burnt skin and it...
01-24-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By TedH

You are correct. Sorry for the oversight. Is...

You are correct. Sorry for the oversight. Is the Edelbrock 2116 low enough for the stock hood with stock air cleaner? Drop base required? Be sure to measure the front/rear pad height of the...
01-24-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By TedH

Edelbrock Performer non-EGR 2101 or EGR 3701 fit...

Edelbrock Performer non-EGR 2101 or EGR 3701 fit under hood with stock air cleaner and stock carb; no need for drop-base air cleaner. 0-5500rpm performance. Crane Energizer 272-H10 is a great cam...
01-03-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,568
Posted By TedH

Back when Van Steel, VB&P and others were...

Back when Van Steel, VB&P and others were rebuilding the original castings with stainless sleeves, pistons and seals, it was an easy decision to have them rebuild your cores (if they were not already...
01-03-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,794
Posted By TedH

When I replaced my 10+ year old Eagle GT II's on...

When I replaced my 10+ year old Eagle GT II's on rear of my vette with the Mastercraft Avenger GT (aka Cooper Cobra GT), I found the tires bit better off the line. The old tires may have been OLD...
11-30-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By TedH

A very worthwhile repair. As you indicated,...

A very worthwhile repair. As you indicated, removing the screws, scraping/preping the surface and applying the appropriate amount of 3m adhesive will make it an easy repair. I did both the front...
Forum: C3 General
11-29-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By TedH

I bought an aftermarket replacement for $200. ...

I bought an aftermarket replacement for $200. Didn't realize until I installed that the lower inlet was oval (not round). Hose leaked forever. Going to try to get the inlet repaired or replaced...
07-01-2016, 04:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,461
Posted By TedH

This will get you in the ballpark (see signature...

This will get you in the ballpark (see signature for head and cam details).
05-15-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,615
Posted By TedH

That's what happens when i read the title and not...

That's what happens when i read the title and not the body of the post. :willy:

Have you considered rebuilding/having your carb blueprinted? Cheaper than an Edelbrock carb (I am assuming you are...
11-29-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,909
Posted By TedH

EGR block-off plates are cheap and easy to...

EGR block-off plates are cheap and easy to install. I put one on my Edelbrock Performer #3701 intake. It used the same gaskets as the EGR valve.

I have since installed the #2101 Performer. If...
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