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10-30-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 109
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Posted By rich5962

If the head of the center bolt holding the leaves...

If the head of the center bolt holding the leaves together is too high, it will not allow the spring to lay flat against the differential mount boss. If that bolt head is too high it could tilt the...
06-10-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By rich5962

Great photos. In the 2nd photo the antenna...

Great photos.

In the 2nd photo the antenna is there but the man standing next to the driver is covering the mirror.

Looks like the 1st print was made from a reversed color negative. I enlarged...
04-12-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By rich5962

Very strange problem. Not seen this one before. ...

Very strange problem. Not seen this one before.

It seems that the SOL terminal on the ignition switch is getting power from ACC. If he removes the Pink 2x terminal from the ignition switch OR the...
03-26-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 361
Posted By rich5962

Yes it had me stumped for a while. Also was the...

Yes it had me stumped for a while. Also was the case on a '66 some time ago. The wires were not connected to the switches so the LIGHTS lamp never functioned. I suspect they never figured it out so...
03-26-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 361
Posted By rich5962

Sounds like reversed inner pivot housings..... ...

Sounds like reversed inner pivot housings.....

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c1-and-c2-corvettes/1586333-headlight-warning-light-not-working.html#post1580596202
03-03-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By rich5962

This might be of help too.... Rich

This might be of help too.... Rich
02-20-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,184
Posted By rich5962

Jerry you have a 64-81 clutch fork. This is why...

Jerry you have a 64-81 clutch fork. This is why the Z bar geometry was off. The 62 fork end is ~90* at the pivot pin.

Rich

top 64-81, bottom 55-62
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02-12-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,510
Posted By rich5962

Since I wrote that document I should comment.... ...

Since I wrote that document I should comment....

The chrome plating issue is a tough one. I've done many of these and some are worse than others. The worst ones were already chromed when I got...
01-02-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,525
Posted By rich5962

I have a step-by-step soft top installation...

I have a step-by-step soft top installation procedure(1956-1962) I did some time ago that Dave Zuberer then created into a PDF with additional notes. Send me a PM with your email address and I'll...
09-11-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,169
Posted By rich5962

Good question. You need to pop it out without...

Good question. You need to pop it out without breaking the plastic housing or plastic arm assembly.

It's tight enough to get in there, but a possible way might be with a small socket and machine...
09-09-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,169
Posted By rich5962

You don't have to remove the shifter knob itself....

You don't have to remove the shifter knob itself. Remove the center console hinged cover, radio/hvac console(pops out and 2 screws rearward). The hardest part is finding the release tabs for all wire...
05-18-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,579
Posted By rich5962

Every AK pad typically has a sharp ridge of foam...

Every AK pad typically has a sharp ridge of foam at the front edge, although some are missing foam like a recent one I just got in and had to be returned. To avoid the problem of the raised rubber...
04-02-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,029
Posted By rich5962

Nice job on the template:thumbs:. For those...

Nice job on the template:thumbs:.

For those that don't have photo access to the NCRS site photos...

Differences in core support vertical side mounts.
'65 SB...
03-31-2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,029
Posted By rich5962

I wrote that when I was researching why only 66 &...

I wrote that when I was researching why only 66 & 67 cars had that valence cutout. I always thought it was BB only but I was wrong.

The cutout was to add clearance to the lower radiator outlet...
03-22-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,667
Posted By rich5962

I truly love that car. What a great photo. ...

I truly love that car. What a great photo.

I had the pleasure of meeting Carl and his lovely wife at his home a few years ago coming back from the Amelia Island Concours. I was with a friend and...
03-14-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,410
Posted By rich5962

Hi Todd, I don't visit here very often any longer...

Hi Todd, I don't visit here very often any longer for IB corporate related reasons, but I won't let that get in the way this time. Enough said on that topic.
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In January John called me and...
03-07-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,257
Posted By rich5962

woodsdesign and mark6669 are giving sound advice....

woodsdesign and mark6669 are giving sound advice. If the vinyl top is old it will give you fits to install it properly. I recently did a 60, a 59, and a 61. The 60 and 61 vinyl tops were both over 3...
01-19-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,672
Posted By rich5962

Pierre, A thorough pre-purchase inspection...

Pierre,

A thorough pre-purchase inspection of any Corvette is quite time consuming for the inspector. I doubt if you will get anyone to take on that task based on your offer. Please don't take...
01-18-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,067
Posted By rich5962

All of us have to ask ourselves why do we come to...

All of us have to ask ourselves why do we come to the Winter Regional...

Some do it because we enjoy the hobby and can combine our time with meeting old friends, making new ones, and having fun...
01-17-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,067
Posted By rich5962

I just this second got off the phone with Tyler....

I just this second got off the phone with Tyler. He's composing some notes for you all.

It's a tough job to please everyone. We're really trying to do it so everyone can come to enjoy the hobby,...
01-06-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,686
Posted By rich5962

Frank is precisely correct. Windshield must be...

Frank is precisely correct. Windshield must be removed.

That dash pad is junk. Whoever did it had no idea what they were doing. It needs to go forward and left. The speaker will look weird if you...
Forum: Southeast
01-04-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,858
Posted By rich5962

Vendor List

Tyler posted this on the NCRS site the other day and since he may not check in for a while here cuz he's running around like :crazy::crazy2:, here it is.....(removed link 1-6-17)

Edit...Tyler sent...
Forum: Southeast
12-30-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,858
Posted By rich5962

Tyler and I have been working on logistics and he...

Tyler and I have been working on logistics and he asked me to post some info here. Many attachments included, as well as a Hotel list from last year if you're coming down to Florida and need a place...
03-08-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,815
Posted By rich5962

He has his original 1964 TX title. I have seen...

He has his original 1964 TX title. I have seen it. It's real.

He called TX DMV to check in with them as it had been a very long time.

Then he got the bad news about the AZ title.
03-05-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,815
Posted By rich5962

Florida and maybe other states, now have policy...

Florida and maybe other states, now have policy that the latest/newer Title takes precedence over all previous titles. This is the reason FL would NOT issue his title, as the national database shows...
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