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Forum: C3 General 10-18-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,178
Posted By mrvette
I am 6'5" and so have an extra vert in the lo...

I am 6'5" and so have an extra vert in the lo back, and two of them are growing together age 73, arthritis from toes to nose.....

I replace the seat covers on my leather pattern vinyl seats...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-06-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By mrvette
My 275/50/17 tires in back did of course require...

My 275/50/17 tires in back did of course require moving the parking brake, I can't comment on the 20" rims....BUT my 275 tire with the stock wheel centerline being kept for keeping wear/loading...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 09-24-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 972
Posted By mrvette
I have a good used 308 ratio ring/pinion set in...

I have a good used 308 ratio ring/pinion set in my desk drawer, no rust....they fit the earlier iron diffy up to 77 I think it was 78 they went to the aluminum bat wing differential.....

if...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 09-14-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By mrvette
I would go with a 200 4r because smaller and...

I would go with a 200 4r because smaller and narrower, more likely to fit your car with out busting ass, like my '72 did mine it was a 4 speed and so I am convinced a narrower tunnel than a stock...
Forum: C3 General 08-27-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By mrvette
Thought of this topic last night, in middle of...

Thought of this topic last night, in middle of all the news reports....

Yawl stay safe out there, and git them vettes to high/safe ground.....

and STAY there......

:willy: :sadangel:
Forum: C3 General 08-07-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By mrvette
When I bought my '71 in '95, it was an old show...

When I bought my '71 in '95, it was an old show car, so only had like 130k on it, Mid Atlantic region.....convertible with hard top....car was really nice looking and the frame solid...BUT, it...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 08-07-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By mrvette
YES, my '72 was a muncie 4 speed, and I changed...

YES, my '72 was a muncie 4 speed, and I changed to a 200 4r long ago for the freeway speeds here in Florida....and among the changes I went to headers....and an H pipe in back, the trans pan made...
Forum: C3 General 08-06-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By mrvette
Just did the top on my '72, recommend it not be...

Just did the top on my '72, recommend it not be cold weather as vinyl is stiff as a board....70+ is good.....

second off, that rear bow on the top is a mess to work on, while attached to the...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 07-23-2017, 04:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By mrvette
On my '72 vert, the wheels/tires are much...

On my '72 vert, the wheels/tires are much larger, 17x 9.5 '89 vette wheels with 275/50 in rear and 255/50 in front, my car had later shark flares on it from P/O ... the rear spring is a 360 VBP, ...
Forum: C3 General 07-20-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By mrvette
My Maggie SS muffs been on there for some 18...

My Maggie SS muffs been on there for some 18 years or so.....cross over H pipe, headers, and they sound GREAT, but not too loud, exit in rear for sanity reasons...it's a vert so.....and I"m married...
Forum: C3 General 07-10-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,110
Posted By mrvette
Great color choice, looks GOOD!!!!!! same...

Great color choice, looks GOOD!!!!!!


same color RED, as I have GREEN, let there be NO doubt about the reflections seen from backside of the moon, on a dark night.....:D

my pix below....
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Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 07-01-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,768
Posted By mrvette
ME 2, in '95 I bought an old show car, '72 vert,...

ME 2, in '95 I bought an old show car, '72 vert, stock as a stove mechanically ~130k miles on it....so it got about 6k miles/year of street use....metal solid, so good to go.....

NOW there is...
Forum: C3 General 06-30-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,644
Posted By mrvette
My comment is fairly restricted to some...

My comment is fairly restricted to some happenings years ago, to a friend of mine with a ~35 Ford rumble seat convertible, steel body, great paint, etc.....he bought it for 13k....and after some ten...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-24-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,043
Posted By mrvette
The negative from the battery goes to the frame...

The negative from the battery goes to the frame right under the box on my '72, scrape the hell outta the frame and cable end, shiny metal, new bolt/grip washer, secure tightly, then put RTV all...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-18-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,012
Posted By mrvette
The white port is pressure from pump, green to...

The white port is pressure from pump, green to rack, and return to res.....ehhh.....already have correct answer above...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-18-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By mrvette
:willy::willy::willy::willy::willy::willy::willy::...

:willy::willy::willy::willy::willy::willy::willy::willy::willy:

Many reasons I am bald, so far that is not one of them......:eek::cheers:
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-29-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,537
Posted By mrvette
IF you don't notice much difference from a...

IF you don't notice much difference from a properly installed spreader bar, I suggest you put on decent wheels/tires....I noted the entire front end tightened up a LOT when it was added, now of...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-11-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,028
Posted By mrvette
OH, with my SPAL setup, the spreader bar is as...

OH, with my SPAL setup, the spreader bar is as far forward as possible on the install, clears everything fine...plenty of room.....
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-11-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,028
Posted By mrvette
Like the revived thread from a decade ago, still...

Like the revived thread from a decade ago, still have the same '89 F body rad in my '72 here in FLORIDA.....it's a plastic tank, single row aluminum about 1 inch thick....just barely fits in the '72...
Forum: C3 General 05-10-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,366
Posted By mrvette
22 some odd years ago, I went VBP plastic 360#...

22 some odd years ago, I went VBP plastic 360# in rear, and I hear a 330# is available.....and yes Billy Stine shocks the softer ones.....

I have 460 springs in front, but they are shorter...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-04-2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,274
Posted By mrvette
I have a FI 350 engine, serp drive, and a '89 F...

I have a FI 350 engine, serp drive, and a '89 F body rad in my '72.....with a/c.......in FLORIDA....the dual Spals are run by the computer and a relay on top of the shroud, and wiring straight from...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 04-25-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By mrvette
MY first guess too, if that is the issue use the...

MY first guess too, if that is the issue use the Cloyes double roller chain/gearset.....grenade proof....ASSuming they did not go China made.....

:smash:
Forum: C3 General 04-23-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By mrvette
Several things, That black ground wire is...

Several things, That black ground wire is frequently attached in error to the Batt terminal on the solenoid.....it does go go ground, and on MY car it goes to the intake manifold, but my car is...
Forum: C3 General 04-05-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,857
Posted By mrvette
OK, I relate a happening of some 30 years ago, a...

OK, I relate a happening of some 30 years ago, a neighbor friend was building a purrfect '35 Ford rumble seat convertible, steel body, beautiful green paint tan interior/top as I recall.....and so...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 04-01-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,357
Posted By mrvette
I think the tachs would be from 75,76,77 vettes,...

I think the tachs would be from 75,76,77 vettes, when HEI came out they swapped to the electronic tachs....

As for overall accuracy, I took a digital audio oscillator and a Techtronics scope to...
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