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Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-02-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By terry82
http://tech.corvettecentral.com/2011/02/1984-1996-...

http://tech.corvettecentral.com/2011/02/1984-1996-corvette-cooling-fan-control-modifications/?_ga=2.196741615.2141038532.1493779840-1389875191.1493779835 it maybe the same size as what you have but...
Forum: C3 General 04-24-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By Willcox Corvette
http://repairs.willcoxcorvette.com/wp-content/uplo...

http://repairs.willcoxcorvette.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/door-lock-cylinder-key-code-location-b.png
Forum: C3 General 04-24-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By 69Vett
your thumb is covering the numbers. it is on the...

your thumb is covering the numbers. it is on the side of the lock body.
clean the lock body, it is very small print, 4-5 letters I believe.
a good locksmith can key them the same.
Forum: C3 General 04-12-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By bj1k
Fusor products are good but expensive and they...

Fusor products are good but expensive and they only sell it in large double tubes and you need a special gun to dispense it . Once the seal is punctured it has a shelf like . For what you are...
Forum: C3 General 04-12-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Willcox Corvette
My car us buried behind parts bins and other...

My car us buried behind parts bins and other stuff out in my shop... if need be I can pull it out and remove the spoiler for the dimensions. When my 78 was purchased new, the original owner had them...
Forum: C3 General 04-12-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Sunset Orng 05
No they are not. I just installed them on my car...

No they are not. I just installed them on my car but fortunately for me I have a Pace Car and had the old ones as guides. I held them in place and spray painted through the existing holes around the...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 04-07-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By REELAV8R
:iagree: This i probably the most likely suspect...

:iagree: This i probably the most likely suspect for the black smoke on hot start up.

Secondary bog is often caused by your secondary air valve spring is set too light. So the air valves flop open...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 04-07-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Rescue Rogers
It could be carb boiling as well. I would rebuild...

It could be carb boiling as well. I would rebuild like you plan, then add a 1/4 0r 1/2 inch wood spacer. The ethanol gas boils easier than the old style gas
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 04-07-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By 73racevette
Sounds like a float sticking or needle valve is...

Sounds like a float sticking or needle valve is not seating properly. Also, possibly a fuel filter or feeder hose that needs replacement. A standard rebuild would likely fix all those items.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-27-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,399
Posted By BlackC3vette
C3 4ME - Turning a wheel by hand with a helper...

C3 4ME -
Turning a wheel by hand with a helper applying slight pedal pressure absolutely does check for complete failure, as in a frozen caliper or a totally collapsed hose. It's a very basic...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-27-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,399
Posted By joewill
turning the wheel by hand as a helper applies the...

turning the wheel by hand as a helper applies the brake will only tell you of a complete brake failure on one side. your muscles are just not strong enough.

take a cold car with cold brakes out...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-26-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,399
Posted By SH-60B
Mine pulled like that a little, everything...

Mine pulled like that a little, everything checked out, very long story short....The power steering balance valve was slightly unbalanced, it really didn't show up until you were on the brake. Just...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-24-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,399
Posted By BlackC3vette
[QUOTE=C3 4ME;1594168320] No, the hose...

[QUOTE=C3 4ME;1594168320]

No, the hose wasn't leaking. Hoses don't have to be leaking or swollen up in size to be bad, they can have internal damage/break down that really doesn't show. But, the...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-23-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,399
Posted By BlackC3vette
an easy check is to raise up the front until both...

an easy check is to raise up the front until both tires are clear. Have a helper step on the brake. Try to rotate the tires by hand.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-23-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,399
Posted By DUB
'bashcraft' gave great advice...but here is more...

'bashcraft' gave great advice...but here is more to think about or try.

Raise the front end and spin each wheel and see how it reacts with no one pressing on the pedal.

When did you try to...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-23-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,399
Posted By bashcraft
Check the calipers. The right may be frozen or...

Check the calipers. The right may be frozen or the left may be leaking, that'll make it grab harder if fluid is on the pads.
Forum: C3 General 02-04-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,034
Posted By KapsSA
Check this thread and click the link in post 1. ...

Check this thread and click the link in post 1.
Lot of clicking but want credit to go to Tom:thumbs:

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c3-tech-performance/3643976-pace-car-final-process.html
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 01-13-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,532
Posted By lars
Q-Jet Secondary System

The argument never seems stops on whether or not the Q-Jet is a Vacuum Secondary carb. Answer: It's not. Here is my explanation of the Q-Jet secondary system - just the facts - as contained in my...
Forum: C3 General 10-16-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By karol
CJ is for a L82. CA (early ) & X6 are for...

CJ is for a L82.

CA (early ) & X6 are for L48

CM -Hi Alt

CR- Calif

Above is from the NCRS Judging manual.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-16-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Alan 71
Hi C3, When the engine is at low rpm and not...

Hi C3,
When the engine is at low rpm and not producing as much constant vacuum the headlight system depends on the vacuum storage tank for the needed vacuum.
Is it possible there's a small leak on...
Forum: C3 General 08-19-2016, 11:39 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,689
Posted By Metalhead140
Love the black with red interior and pace car...

Love the black with red interior and pace car spoiler. Very very nice!
Forum: C3 General 08-11-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,717
Posted By mikelj
This is the way to detail your C3.......

This is the crew I want......
Forum: C3 General 05-08-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,724
Posted By mark79,80
I also have a 1979 L82 and this spoiler extension...

I also have a 1979 L82 and this spoiler extension was missing. Years ago I ordered one from DrRebuild. In his 2008 on line catalog, it is listed on page 199 as part 1274738. You will also need two...
Forum: C3 General 05-08-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,724
Posted By karol
The one in the link looks like the original for...

The one in the link looks like the original for the L82. If you want more air then it would be a good purchase but I have not heard of anyone producing these. At one time Willcox mentioned producing...
Forum: C3 General 05-08-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,724
Posted By hunt4cleanair
The part OEM description is radiator grille lower...

The part OEM description is radiator grille lower extension and was base equipment when RPO V01 (heavy-duty radiator) or L82 engine (1979) were equipped. So the catch here is V01 in either 78 or 79...
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