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Forum: C3 General
02-10-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 976
Posted By speedreed8

Great video.! Thanks. Hope to go there too

Great video.! Thanks. Hope to go there too
02-03-2019, 02:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 848
Posted By speedreed8

Northern Drivetrain.com

Northern Drivetrain.com
09-18-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,401
Posted By speedreed8

Thatís a good deal I spent more than that on my...

Thatís a good deal I spent more than that on my 350 and itís built to basically those same specs. Also that eng. is dynoed. I guessed at my HP. and Iím pretty close to that.
08-20-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By speedreed8

I got mine several years ago from rock auto about...

I got mine several years ago from rock auto about $80. Looks the same as yours. Came with studs gaskets. Theyíve worked fine so far. Made by atp. Good luck.
Forum: C3 General
08-16-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,236
Posted By speedreed8

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/400x329/764ad8e7_e90c_47cf_86f1_5c0726450b67_21cc80cdfa06a21905d198746d0aa7fe95832780.jpeg
I used this from summit racing. I can remove...
Forum: C3 General
07-23-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By speedreed8

Anyone need a frame / Texas

found this on local Craigslist if anyone is in need.
https://easttexas.craigslist.org/pts/d/corvette-frame-suspension/6641315359.html
Forum: C3 General
07-22-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By speedreed8

there are several ground straps throughout the...

there are several ground straps throughout the car. Should be some underneath by the front fenders. I would check there.
06-19-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By speedreed8

You donít have to actually access the ignition...

You donít have to actually access the ignition switch. Just find a connection on the fuse box that has 12 v. when the ign. switch is on. There should be one labeled IGN.
Forum: C3 General
06-08-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By speedreed8

Iíve always had good lick with the orielly bwd...

Iíve always had good lick with the orielly bwd select ones. Iíve had it for years. But I only drive the 79 about 500 miles a year. I always use the heat sink compound they supply
06-06-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By speedreed8

Just turn the alternator but with a socket and...

Just turn the alternator but with a socket and rachet. Squeeze the belt together and it will rotate the engine.
Forum: C3 General
05-29-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,587
Posted By speedreed8

https://easttexas.craigslist.org/cto/d/1978-pace-c...

https://easttexas.craigslist.org/cto/d/1978-pace-car/6579546021.html

heres another one not too far away. If it doesnít work out.
05-14-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By speedreed8

The repair ac clutch connectors on rock auto...

The repair ac clutch connectors on rock auto don't have that diode. FYI
Forum: C3 General
04-21-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,995
Posted By speedreed8

You realize this was 10 yrs ago. Old post.

You realize this was 10 yrs ago. Old post.
03-26-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By speedreed8

Pretty sure you will have to drop the mufflers...

Pretty sure you will have to drop the mufflers all the way down. I had to on my 79. I have the tank out now replacing the sock filter.
02-27-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By speedreed8

I turn the engine with the alternator pulley nut....

I turn the engine with the alternator pulley nut. I have to squeeze the belt together some so it won't slip. Turns easy with socket and breaker bar. Better than trying to turn the crank bolt.
02-22-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By speedreed8

Did you put the small circuit board in for the...

Did you put the small circuit board in for the low fuel light. If not the light will stay on. Wilcox sells new low fuel warning modules. ...
01-11-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By speedreed8

Sounds as if your transmission has a shift kit...

Sounds as if your transmission has a shift kit installed for harder shifts.
Forum: C3 General
10-11-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By speedreed8

You need to make sure the vacuum controlled water...

You need to make sure the vacuum controlled water valve for the heater core is closed. I installed a manual shutoff valve in line with the factory valve. Your heater may be slightly on because of...
Forum: C3 General
10-09-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By speedreed8

If they're like mine the clearcoat is long gone....

If they're like mine the clearcoat is long gone. I was able to remove my spots with fine steel wool and mag polish. Then apply wax to help from happening again. Of course I never wash my car anymore...
07-27-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By speedreed8

hey scivette. When I repaired the ac on my 79. I...

hey scivette. When I repaired the ac on my 79. I went to climatic air on Erwin st. Downtown and told them what I wanted to do and they understood and had everything mentioned above. New compressor. ...
05-08-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By speedreed8

i thought the starter interrupt relay was...

i thought the starter interrupt relay was introduced on the 81 and later models. i could be wrong.
05-08-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By speedreed8

let us know if it helps after you clean it up... ...

let us know if it helps after you clean it up...
some members have even cut out the plug and reconnected the wires straight to each other. plug is only there so the assembly line can connect it...
05-08-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By speedreed8

Also check the neg. battery cable under the car...

Also check the neg. battery cable under the car where it bolts to the frame for a good ground.
05-07-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By speedreed8

There is a connector plug to the starter on the...

There is a connector plug to the starter on the passenger side in the engine bay near the distributor. Check it for corrosion inside. Should have some red wires and purple wire.
05-07-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By speedreed8

No probably not. Try putting shifter in neutral...

No probably not. Try putting shifter in neutral and see if it will start.
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