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02-12-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By Willcox Corvette

You might just pull the 1/2/3 connector from the...

You might just pull the 1/2/3 connector from the motor, pull the ground and then remove the bell crank from the motor. ,-- remove the bellcrank... makes it easier.

Next you want to run independent...
01-23-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By Rescue Rogers

probably. you can reach up from under neath and...

probably. you can reach up from under neath and pull on the linkage to get it to come down. To trouble shoot you can lift the hood and see all the hoses. Mark them all, then swapp them on the...
Forum: C3 General
01-15-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,968
Posted By Jims66

And you're going to be parking this at a train...

And you're going to be parking this at a train station ??? In Jersey ?? Breaking down is the least of your worries.
Forum: C3 General
12-24-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By Mooser

Nice small remote on that one. Low-tech...

Nice small remote on that one.
Low-tech solution to a high tech problem (the hose & clamp) :thumbs:
If you ever need to sneak another wire through the tubes, disconnect the p/w wires and tie a...
12-08-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By Willcox Corvette

Charlie, What is your question? From what I...

Charlie,

What is your question? From what I gather, both Jim and Allen have taken breaks from the forum....

I've got a pretty strong back ground on these columns and we're doing one right now...
12-08-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 562
Posted By jackson

Yes 383 fits same as 350. If the pump on 350 fits...

Yes 383 fits same as 350. If the pump on 350 fits then use a pump just like it on 383. Long pump will not fit
12-06-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,115
Posted By carriljc

I guess these long nuts are called "Rod Coupling...

I guess these long nuts are called "Rod Coupling Nut Threaded Rod Connectors".

I don't remember the size --- just took the nut that fits the stud to the hardware store and got 2 of them....easier...
11-14-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,492
Posted By Gordonm

:iagree: The bolt rusts to the inner sleeve of...

:iagree: The bolt rusts to the inner sleeve of the bushing. Cut both sides and remove the trailing arm.
Forum: C3 General
11-14-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By Mod75

My 75 has one also, in 42 some odd years i have...

My 75 has one also, in 42 some odd years i have used it 1 time.
That was to see what the switch was for:thumbs:
11-10-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By sstocker31

Welcome to working on your own car....fixing it...

Welcome to working on your own car....fixing it yourself is so much more satisfying.

A couple of points I'd like to make....
-Bench bleed the crap out of master cylinder. The design of these tend...
10-28-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,750
Posted By wadenelson

[QUOTE=Peterbuilt;1598228318]Hi, wadenelson, ...

[QUOTE=Peterbuilt;1598228318]Hi, wadenelson,
Thanks for the follow-up and I have a few questions.
Is the ammeter in my '74 a galvanometer?
Is the area in the rectangle the shunt?

Apology for...
10-28-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 871
Posted By Hammerhead Fred

With that date code that's likely your original...

With that date code that's likely your original starter - or a really old/lucky replacement.
"Usually" the brushes go bad which stops the motor from spinning up.
If mine I'd rebuild.
Disassemble;...
10-15-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By Gordonm

Are you getting 12v at the purple wire on the...

Are you getting 12v at the purple wire on the starter? You could have a bad starter solenoid.
10-08-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By NONN37

can you pull the shim out? the original ones look...

can you pull the shim out? the original ones look like this. there is a extra long pin that goes thru a hole in the frame and through the holes of the shims so they dont fall out.
...
10-05-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,320
Posted By riverracer au

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/423x825/sump_gasket_2_055a93f0638d7593d97dcfb6d15a3b8630af9281.jpg
10-05-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By gbvette62

All 74 manual brake Corvettes used the 1" bore,...

All 74 manual brake Corvettes used the 1" bore, master cylinder casting 5455509. At the beginning of production, the "509" had 2 bleeders in it, but at some point during the model year, GM eliminated...
10-03-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 854
Posted By iwasmenowhesgone

The 15 inch tires available are ALL just fine for...

The 15 inch tires available are ALL just fine for driving on the streets responsibly. Ignore anyone who tells you otherwise. Its a fact.
10-01-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By '75

Plugs into the anti tamper switch at the alarm...

Plugs into the anti tamper switch at the alarm switch.
09-25-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By Richard454

Hey Eddy- More than likely somebody at one...

Hey Eddy-

More than likely somebody at one time used that to power an electric choke..as that's a switched ignition power source AND it looks a lot like the wire Holley uses (see below)...

I...
09-18-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,839
Posted By Greg

Easy Dash Bulb Socket Upgrade.

I like easy.
If you've been inside half as many C3 dashboards as I have, then you know what a pain in the ass the original single wire dash bulb sockets can become with age. The ground rings...
09-18-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By Strokemyaxe

Well it looks to be mounted on the inside of the...

Well it looks to be mounted on the inside of the cab on a 1975 w/o A/C. So maybe yours is too...
...
Forum: C3 General
09-16-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,098
Posted By Lakeside49

Positive C3 Article

In case you haven't seen this Hagerty article on our favorite hobby car ---
The vintage ad is interesting, as well -- enjoy. DV
...
09-12-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By v2racing

If the carb was replaced with one from a...

If the carb was replaced with one from a commercial rebuilder, that could be your problem. Ask Lars about this, he is the resident Quadrajet expert here.

Mike
09-10-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By jim2527

I tell people old cars are like old people,...

I tell people old cars are like old people, there's always something going wrong!!
08-28-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 460
Posted By DUB

FOR WHAT THIS IS WORTH> Due to you removing...

FOR WHAT THIS IS WORTH>

Due to you removing the capacitor from the turn signal flasher connector the new turn signal flasher may not grip as well due to the terminal in the connector was stretched...
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