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Forum: C3 Tech/Performance Today, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By OldCarBum
Are they currently painted or powder coated? I...

Are they currently painted or powder coated?
I would scuff them up before you paint or prime them.
If you do prime them I would use a self etching high temp primer then add a high temp rated red...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 04-18-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 960
Posted By OldCarBum
The easiest and most accurate way to determine...

The easiest and most accurate way to determine your rear end ratio is to lift both rear wheels off the ground, crawl under the car, mark a line on the drive shaft and a mark on either tire, while...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 04-10-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By OldCarBum
What is your plan for the car? Do you really...

What is your plan for the car?
Do you really need to go to a 13-14 inch rotor?
I'll be using my 73 for street, open highway, spirited foothill, mountain and coastal roadways.
Wilwood tech's...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 04-06-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 15,222
Posted By OldCarBum
Very nice look. Thanks for sharing

Very nice look. Thanks for sharing
Forum: C3 General 04-03-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5,514
Views: 336,875
Posted By OldCarBum
Awesome

Awesome
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 04-03-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 369,449
Posted By OldCarBum
Very nice. I like the Superlite Wheels.

Very nice. I like the Superlite Wheels.
Forum: C3 General 04-03-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 13,901
Posted By OldCarBum
The work is excellent.

The work is excellent.
Forum: C3 General 04-01-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 322,114
Posted By OldCarBum
We all have our demons, keep fighting, never give...

We all have our demons, keep fighting, never give in and never give up.
Be strong!
We are all behind you.
See you soon, Greg
Forum: C3 General 04-01-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2,990
Views: 203,011
Posted By OldCarBum
Nice work in cleaning up the fender wells.

Nice work in cleaning up the fender wells.
Forum: C3 General 03-30-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 13,901
Posted By OldCarBum
Nice work and thanks for all the posts and photos...

Nice work and thanks for all the posts and photos of your progress.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 03-29-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 714
Posted By OldCarBum
Another thing to keep in mind is if you are going...

Another thing to keep in mind is if you are going to run the wide ratio (.64) or close ratio (.82) TKO, and what your rear end ratio will be.
I'm planning to run the close ratio (.82) with 3.08 rear...
Forum: C3 General 03-28-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 695
Posted By OldCarBum
Last year I came across my 73 for sale at a car...

Last year I came across my 73 for sale at a car show.
It is beautiful.
It was a second owner car, with a big block, a/c, and all the options and 108,000 miles.
It had been garaged, was a...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 03-25-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 638
Posted By OldCarBum
Ansen has been manufacturing wheel and other...

Ansen has been manufacturing wheel and other performance products for decades.
Nothing is built in China and their products are top quality.
Yes they are pricey, but I believe worth the extra...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 03-24-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By OldCarBum
Ansen Classic Valve Covers

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Last year I was looking for a set of Ansen Classic...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 03-23-2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 960
Posted By OldCarBum
With my TH 400 and 3.36 rear end gears Im turning...

With my TH 400 and 3.36 rear end gears Im turning 3070 rpm at 70 mph.
If you plan to keep the current auto trans and are ok with around 3000 rpm at 70 mph
I would swap the rear end to 3.36.
To...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 03-23-2018, 01:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 359
Posted By OldCarBum
Nice motor.

Nice motor.
Forum: C3 General 03-19-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5,514
Views: 336,875
Posted By OldCarBum
Looking good.

Looking good.
Forum: C3 General 03-15-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5,514
Views: 336,875
Posted By OldCarBum
As always, excellent work.

As always, excellent work.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 03-12-2018, 02:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,430
Posted By OldCarBum
If you find there is a crack in the housing, now...

If you find there is a crack in the housing, now is the time do start replacing old worn parts with new ones and rebuilding what ever you touch. Weather you go original or modify is up to you. As...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 03-10-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,430
Posted By OldCarBum
It's hard to tell but I count eight or nine leafs...

It's hard to tell but I count eight or nine leafs in there. The spring has sagged and it appears it has no arc left to it. Good news is that rear springs are plentlyfull out there and there are...
Forum: C3 General 03-09-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 18,275
Posted By OldCarBum
Great build thread, following and learning.

Great build thread, following and learning.
Forum: C3 General 03-06-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 45,542
Posted By OldCarBum
Very nice build.

Very nice build.
Forum: C3 General 03-02-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 13,901
Posted By OldCarBum
Sounds like a plan and something else to remember.

Sounds like a plan and something else to remember.
Forum: C3 General 03-01-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 13,901
Posted By OldCarBum
That looks nice for sure. What product did you...

That looks nice for sure.
What product did you use?
Does it require any special type product or treatment since it's going onto fiberglass?
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-28-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,430
Posted By OldCarBum
Beautiful car, it looks to be in great condition....

Beautiful car, it looks to be in great condition.
Do the measurements Alan suggested and see what you get compared to OEM specs.
In the photos, it does appear to be lowered some.
I'm not sure how...
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