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03-09-2019, 07:38 PM
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Posted By CanadaGrant

Block is not notched. Same as a 454. I would...

Block is not notched. Same as a 454. I would think it's a small installed height difference on that motor between the intake and exhaust valves. Might be machining. Might be different cam intake vs....
03-09-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By CanadaGrant

:iagree: Iceaxe is correct. Heater and vent...

:iagree: Iceaxe is correct. Heater and vent controls and now a big vacuum leak with no heater or vent controls..
03-07-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,371
Posted By CanadaGrant

I think you are looking at either an intermittent...

I think you are looking at either an intermittent electrical problem like a bad condenser or coil that fails when it warms up or a fuel restriction problem like a plugged fuel sock in the tank or the...
Forum: C3 General
03-02-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By CanadaGrant

Right from the factory! Looks good!

Right from the factory! Looks good!
Forum: C3 General
02-22-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By CanadaGrant

:iagree: Took awhile to figure out. I used a...

:iagree: Took awhile to figure out. I used a restrictor in the wiper door side only as my headlight relay is original and works as it's supposed too. I used a restrictor on the back or "open" side of...
Forum: C3 General
02-21-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By CanadaGrant

What I finally figured out is in the thread...

What I finally figured out is in the thread below. Trial and error getting there but the wiper door works perfectly now.
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Forum: C3 General
02-09-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By CanadaGrant

That looks really good! Nothing like before. I...

That looks really good! Nothing like before. I see the spot you mean and it's the stainless. If you ever have that top piece off again just squeeze it together with the vertical back edge of the trim...
Forum: C3 General
02-08-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,878
Posted By CanadaGrant

:iagree: I wanted one of those 78 Pace Cars so...

:iagree: I wanted one of those 78 Pace Cars so bad but just look at the price difference between 68 and 78....:ack: Only GM could get away with charging more than double for a car with less...
Forum: C3 General
02-08-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,878
Posted By CanadaGrant

My daily driver has been a Corvette since 1970...

My daily driver has been a Corvette since 1970 when I bought an almost new 69. The thing is, I lived in a place called Winnipeg or Winterpeg back then and it regularly hit minus 40. We used to joke...
02-07-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By CanadaGrant

I like the setup you are running now. To me, that...

I like the setup you are running now. To me, that just looks really, really right.
Forum: C3 General
02-06-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By CanadaGrant

One other thing I forgot to mention is that once...

One other thing I forgot to mention is that once the glass dropped in, install the 2 A-pillar stainless pieces just to make sure you have the exact glass height you want. You can push down on the...
Forum: C3 General
02-06-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By CanadaGrant

Interior Black Trim Paint

I was looking for a product to paint my T-Top liners and some trim pieces with the same sheen or shine as the rest of the interior trim in my 69. I used the stuff below and it came out a pretty well...
Forum: C3 General
02-04-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By CanadaGrant

Not sure when the carpet date codes started or...

Not sure when the carpet date codes started or ended but here are a couple from my 69. All the carpet was original and every piece has a tag.
...
02-01-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 928
Posted By CanadaGrant

It's also possible your snap rings are too thick....

It's also possible your snap rings are too thick. I use solid Spicers and they come with 3 different thicknesses of rings. C3's usually take the copper or thinnest ring. You might try the old snap...
01-28-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By CanadaGrant

I found that they are very easy to install if you...

I found that they are very easy to install if you first put the balancer in a sink full of hot water and also wrap a plastic bag of ice over the crank snout for about 10 mins. With the temp...
Forum: C3 General
01-27-2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,216
Posted By CanadaGrant

I don't think it's just the chrome bumper cars...

I don't think it's just the chrome bumper cars but all C3's. Dollar wise chrome cars have dropped more because they were valued higher but not percentage wise. I would say me and my car are getting...
01-26-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By CanadaGrant

I replaced the engine harness on my 69 BB last...

I replaced the engine harness on my 69 BB last year. I removed and installed the block from underneath without removing anything else except the lower bolt-on panel between the frame and fender but...
01-24-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 406
Posted By CanadaGrant

Yes, you need the heat riser to restrict exhaust...

Yes, you need the heat riser to restrict exhaust flow which diverts it through the intake to the left side until the riser warms up. I would be willing to bet that the restrictor plates were also...
01-15-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By CanadaGrant

When I did the windshield on my 69 I found the...

When I did the windshield on my 69 I found the original glass was about .275" thick and the new one is only .205" so whatever you use for a damming strip has to be thicker or you will have a big trim...
01-14-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 713
Posted By CanadaGrant

:iagree: The same thing also applies to a heavier...

:iagree: The same thing also applies to a heavier rather than lighter flywheel with standard trans cars in drag racing. The heavy flywheel stores more torque than a lighter one and produces lower 60...
01-07-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By CanadaGrant

:iagree: ...

:iagree:
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Forum: C3 General
01-06-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By CanadaGrant

If you ever replace the spring or tighten up...

If you ever replace the spring or tighten up those bolts, the bolts should never be torqued unless the full weight of the car is on the wheels and spring. If you tighten the bolts with the rear off...
12-29-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By CanadaGrant

The only reason I leave the bellhousing with the...

The only reason I leave the bellhousing with the trans is so you can see the angle on the housing vs. the angle on the back of the block to slide them both together without having to get underneath...
Forum: C3 General
12-08-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By CanadaGrant

This is the bracket on a 69 L36 built Oct. 26 69....

This is the bracket on a 69 L36 built Oct. 26 69.

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Forum: C3 General
12-08-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By CanadaGrant

Mooser, On a 69 L36 the bracket you show on the...

Mooser, On a 69 L36 the bracket you show on the water pump attaches to the bolt just above on the upper alternator bracket. The stud on the upper water pump bolt where it is attached in the pic is...
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