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05-27-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Easy Mike

You may want to find another mechanic. Sounds...

You may want to find another mechanic. Sounds like he/she does not know the C3 vacuum system.
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Forum: C3 General
05-05-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,143
Posted By M Pete

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
04-28-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 19,761
Posted By Capt. Shark

Finally got wheels, tires, shocks and springs...

Finally got wheels, tires, shocks and springs done. AR Ansen Sprint 17x8 with Nitto 255/50-17 NT555 G2, Bilstein shocks, 550# front springs, 355# composite rear. I think it kind of keeps the stock...
04-09-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 19,761
Posted By ignatz

The 16" option

Somewhere in between 15" and 17" wheels lies another option. I have a set of 16" wheels that I've mounted a nice riding, nice handling set of tires. Toyo sells a P255/50ZR-16 TOYO PROXES RA1...
04-09-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By lakebumm

Using them as Intended

Congrats to Scott{sfsvettes} on his win at the Charlotte DriveAutoX event yesterday in his '72, Black Mamba. I gave him a run for his money in the final with my '66, but he was a bit faster....
03-15-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,907
Posted By supervette64

Here's what I have said in another thread, though...

Here's what I have said in another thread, though I've updated it slightly.


Short answer is of course "it depends".

*All things being equal*, meaning same suspension geometry, same spring...
03-01-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,974
Posted By lionelhutz

The only gain in stopping distance with bigger...

The only gain in stopping distance with bigger diameter rotors is the possibility of being able to modulate closer to lockup. The same can be achieved with better brake components too without...
Forum: C3 General
02-21-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,166
Posted By derekderek

I think the big difference in value between the...

I think the big difference in value between the two is the Camaros rusted out and got crushed. The Corvettes were always considered extremely valuable, and the body's didn't rust, so they all got...
02-10-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,357
Posted By JasonAndrew

I'd take the C2 over a C7 any day of the week.

I'd take the C2 over a C7 any day of the week.
Forum: C3 General
01-11-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,909
Posted By JC68

Every part has tolerances, even if it is built by...

Every part has tolerances, even if it is built by a jig.

I'm sure there was a jig for locating the bracket on the trailing arm during welding. Was the locating jig in tolerance? Was it used...
Forum: C3 General
12-29-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,797
Posted By Gold Dragon

I have had this old girl for 30 years, and drive...

I have had this old girl for 30 years, and drive her everyday it's not raining here....
11-08-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 19,761
Posted By lionelhutz

:iagree: If the final end result of the...

:iagree: If the final end result of the combination of wheel and spacer/adapter is the same offset as the previous wheels then the wheel bearing load doesn't change.
Forum: C3 General
10-31-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,501
Posted By Richard454

And that a third of the "zero emission" electric...

And that a third of the "zero emission" electric cars are actually powered by COAL!!:thumbs:
10-25-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 19,761
Posted By supervette64

Its not so much that the wheel size makes the big...

Its not so much that the wheel size makes the big difference, its the tires that are available for a 17/18" are MUCH better vs a 15".
I pulled up the stock 15" tire size on tire rack vs the common...
05-25-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By sunsalem

Very nice...big improvement.:thumbs: IMO,...

Very nice...big improvement.:thumbs:

IMO, the current car is a big slab of ugly.
01-28-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,160
Posted By tektrans

Depends how it's designed. The open air filter...

Depends how it's designed. The open air filter would breathe easier yes, if it was exposed to outside air (like John Staley's-very cool btw.) but if it's just taking in hot under hood air then not so...
Forum: C3 General
02-07-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By jr73

Exhaust sounds great but dang them are some nice...

Exhaust sounds great but dang them are some nice driving skills!
01-19-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,323
Posted By SH-60B

I've never heard of anyone getting a sniffer test...

I've never heard of anyone getting a sniffer test whilst driving the car and having an emissions tech running down the road behind the car holding a probe in the tailpipe. HAPPY MOTORING!
01-18-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,492
Posted By 69427

Um, no. I'm an actual automotive engineer. Over...

Um, no. I'm an actual automotive engineer. Over the years I've gotten a pretty decent working knowledge of how the laws of physics works in automotive systems. I worked with a lot of talented guys,...
01-14-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,942
Posted By keithinspace

That's exactly why I put Hooker sidepipes and STS...

That's exactly why I put Hooker sidepipes and STS baffles on my 1970. The gas mileage.

I think in the most general sense, folks that go through the trouble of installing headers have already, or...
12-04-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,005
Posted By Luce

OK, so you guys are posting airplanes and...

OK, so you guys are posting airplanes and motorcycles, I'll play. Here's me and my Cobra.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JrDT1C5En8Y

I haven't beat on the C3 too much yet because it's the...
12-03-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 11,274
Posted By keithinspace

No, I am STATING (not suggesting) that the...

No, I am STATING (not suggesting) that the fundamental way a tire is constructed has changed in the last 40+ years.

For an F70 x 15 4-ply tire (BIAS), the recommended "cool" pressure was 24 PSI...
06-30-2004, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,778
Posted By Jim Shea

Re: Steering Wheel for a 1976 (glen242)

I thought that I responded last night, but I don't see my reply this morning. So here it goes again.

The 1976 T&T steering column is identical to the 1969 through 1975 C3 T&T steering columns. ...
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