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07-14-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By 69ttop502

I just use a long 5/8 inch bolt and turn it in to...

I just use a long 5/8 inch bolt and turn it in to the bushing. As soon as the bolt bottoms in the crank, the bushing turns out. Didnít even have to tap the bushing. No mess and 2 minutes. Grease...
07-10-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By 69ttop502

Lol thanks David! You have been more of a help...

Lol thanks David! You have been more of a help than you could ever imagine on my build. I still may not beat you to the finish line.������
Forum: C3 General
07-10-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,253
Posted By 69ttop502

Looking good David!

Looking good David!
06-23-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By 69ttop502

Sold

Sold
06-22-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By 69ttop502

Gordon, it was Leroy’s idea. He is a great guy! ...

Gordon, it was Leroy’s idea. He is a great guy!

Thanks Dennis, shouldn’t be long now. Probably going to bring it down to GA in a couple of weeks as I won’t have any time to work on it until...
06-21-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By 69ttop502

My solution to a cold air box

I wanted to get a true cold air box functional on my 69, but wanted more clearance than the L88 system would give me. Wrestled with it and a guy at the paint shop came up with this idea. We ended...
06-02-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 41,453
Posted By 69ttop502

Nice David!

Nice David!
05-14-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,319
Posted By 69ttop502

This stuff comes from the people that have cams...

This stuff comes from the people that have cams that are not happy at that low of an rpm. My solid roller 502 does not like it under 2400 rpms. Therefore a tall overdrive gear would not work. That’s...
05-09-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,493
Posted By 69ttop502

Well that is awesome! Congrats on an...

Well that is awesome! Congrats on an unbelievably cool build that can deliver the goods too!
05-07-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By 69ttop502

ARP makes the longer wheel studs. Available from...

ARP makes the longer wheel studs. Available from Summit Racing.
05-05-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,367
Posted By 69ttop502

There is no consistency on the variables of...

There is no consistency on the variables of comparison. I will take 69427’s sub 2800 pound big block and well thought out chassis against any 3000 pound or heavier small block. Some of these road...
04-30-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,000
Posted By 69ttop502

This type of bullshit, and from someone who has...

This type of bullshit, and from someone who has been here for so long, is why so many of the old helpful people from the past are no longer here. Leave the guys thread alone if you have nothing...
Forum: C3 General
04-12-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,219
Posted By 69ttop502

Well there are bodies around. Pull that one off...

Well there are bodies around. Pull that one off and finish up the chassis and keep an eye out for a body. The link below is an example of stuff that’s out there. The forum member is a good friend...
04-08-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By 69ttop502

Very nice work and tremendous progress. I am in...

Very nice work and tremendous progress. I am in the middle of a resto too,and doing less of it myself than you and I am almost two years in, so I can really appreciate your timeline.:cheers:
Forum: C3 General
04-05-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By 69ttop502

This problem has to do with the shimming of the...

This problem has to do with the shimming of the catch on the seat bottom. You will likely need to raise the catch so it engages the latch easier. I made my own shims but all the vendors carry the...
03-27-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By 69ttop502

Just bought the 56 piece set from Corvette...

Just bought the 56 piece set from Corvette America. I believe they all sell it.

http://www.corvetteamerica.com/part/K1448?learnmoreid=50
03-27-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 621
Posted By 69ttop502

If you are not using stock power steering, weld...

If you are not using stock power steering, weld the big hole shut. If you are, Ridetech makes a nice brace that works with the stock steering box to stiffen the mount up.
03-23-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 76,277
Posted By 69ttop502

I have been running a 12 pound aluminum flywheel...

I have been running a 12 pound aluminum flywheel for 17 years on my 69 and would not have it any other way. Love the way it revs and have never had any problems commonly associated with light...
Forum: C3 General
03-11-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,094
Posted By 69ttop502

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee, never...

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee, never looked better, than in a C3!:smash:

Very cool! Love Ali!
03-06-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 76,277
Posted By 69ttop502

Very nice Mark! Looks great! I am going to have...

Very nice Mark! Looks great! I am going to have to make my way up to Mahopac this summer to see this thing!
03-01-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By 69ttop502

Wondertoad thanks, that is great information. To...

Wondertoad thanks, that is great information. To close out this thread, I am the happy owner of two new keys. I took one of the door locks to a different locksmith and after finding the code in his...
02-21-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,692
Posted By 69ttop502

Treadwear is 80. Like said above, if they last...

Treadwear is 80. Like said above, if they last 10-15000 miles, that is years on my car so despite expense, it is worth it. Yes they are sticky. Just rolling around in the garage and driveway,...
02-21-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By 69ttop502

Check out some cool prototype suspension parts!

These were made by 76strokervette here on the forum. First part is a titanium spreader bar. The rod ends are chromoly with 28,000 lb pull strength. The titanium bar has 138,000 psi tensile strength...
02-20-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 76,277
Posted By 69ttop502

Nice!!!!!!!!

Nice!!!!!!!!
02-20-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,692
Posted By 69ttop502

Greg, got mine from Sasco Motorsports in VA,...

Greg, got mine from Sasco Motorsports in VA, although they didn’t have any of the 275’s in stock so referred me to Roger Krause on the west coast for those. Both were great places to deal with.
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