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03-21-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Sky65

I agree with Mike. Hard washers under the bolt...

I agree with Mike. Hard washers under the bolt heads. I would get a set of ARP head bolts for aluminum heads. They come with hardened washers and grease to put between the bolt head and washer for...
03-21-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,044
Posted By Sky65

The rocker arm appears to be cracked and the...

The rocker arm appears to be cracked and the witness mark on the valve end is is way of center. I don't know how centered stock rockers are but that doesn't look right to me. I would check clearances...
03-20-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,529
Posted By Sky65

We've done eight HRPT long hauls. The farthest...

We've done eight HRPT long hauls. The farthest distance from home about 1100 miles one way. Longest total trip around 3400 miles in 13 days. All in the 65.

Tom
03-19-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By Sky65

Check the 1/2 shaft length. Should be 13 7/8"...

Check the 1/2 shaft length. Should be 13 7/8" u-joint center to center. 80/81 used shorter shafts, 13 1/2" center to center and look the same as the long ones. 3" diameter.

Tom
01-13-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By Sky65

Before you get too involved in making these take...

Before you get too involved in making these take a look here.
http://www.classicchambered.com/index.html
I think you will find what you want is already available.

Tom
01-04-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By Sky65

The Ebay column will not fit your 64. It has an...

The Ebay column will not fit your 64. It has an ignition switch in the column and the column tube is too large to fit the stock mounting hardware and instrument cluster. I used an Ididit column in my...
12-23-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Sky65

I did not work to those dimensions. I didn't know...

I did not work to those dimensions. I didn't know them. I made up this tool to serve as my transmission so I could see what was happening and make adjustments without lifting the trans in and out....
12-23-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Sky65

I used a McLeod Super Street clutch in my 65 SB...

I used a McLeod Super Street clutch in my 65 SB and also had some trouble getting it set up right. I am also using a GM L88 flywheel to be accurate. My pressure plate has flat fingers. I ended up...
12-06-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By Sky65

I'd use the 3.36. Great 1st gear overall ratio....

I'd use the 3.36.
Great 1st gear overall ratio.
2.87 (1st gear) x 3.36 (rear gear) = 9.64
9.64/2.20 (M21 1st gear ratio) = 4.38 rear equivalent ratio in 1st.
According to the trans ratio...
11-30-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,740
Posted By Sky65

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/559x454/img_0135_665cf48ec99a653ae3dd2baa2cdb1924e27d7bc5.jpg
11-28-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By Sky65

Not sure about 69 but 70 up I think are. They use...

Not sure about 69 but 70 up I think are. They use larger bearings. You also need the caliper mounts and bolts if you make the change.The the bolts are larger diameter. I got mine for the 65 from a...
11-18-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By Sky65

Check at the coil positive terminal. Either the...

Check at the coil positive terminal. Either the resistor wire is hot or the starter wire is hot with the key off. Disconnect both from the coil and check for voltage on both. That will tell you which...
11-14-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,548
Posted By Sky65

Valuable clutch info from Lars. ...

Valuable clutch info from Lars.

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c1-and-c2-corvettes/3678204-some-facts-and-numbers-on-inadequate-clutch-pedal-travel-range.html

Tom...
11-14-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,548
Posted By Sky65

I don't believe the clutch fork is the problem IF...

I don't believe the clutch fork is the problem IF it is the correct fork for the other clutch parts installed. The damage on the fork did happen on one drive. It has had an issue for a while. I still...
11-10-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By Sky65

Sorry. I'll try again.

Sorry. I'll try again.
11-10-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By Sky65

I know this is not what you are asking for but...

I know this is not what you are asking for but maybe it will help.
Corvette_Clutch Linkage.docx (https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=48298886&stc=1&d=1541877287)

Tom
11-09-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,548
Posted By Sky65

That's pretty ugly. I'm thinking the clutch fork...

That's pretty ugly. I'm thinking the clutch fork geometry is off. Miss match of parts? Wrong fork pivot ball or fork? The release fork has dug into the bearing side of the assembly, 90 degs to that...
11-07-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By Sky65

I have never understood using plumbing supplies...

I have never understood using plumbing supplies for a heater cutoff when automotive heater valves are readily available. I have been using one of these for years. Install it in the 5/8 hose going to...
09-23-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By Sky65

This is what I run on my 65. It has small flares....

This is what I run on my 65. It has small flares.
Front 17X8 4" BS 255/50 Nitto 450 27.1 diameter
Rear 17X9 5" BS 275/50 Nitto 450 27.8 diameter
...
09-22-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By Sky65

Nitto still makes 275/50 17. ...

Nitto still makes 275/50 17.
https://www.nittotire.com/passenger-tires/nt450-entry-level-all-season-ultra-high-performance-tire/
Tom
09-02-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By Sky65

I installed Wiwood calipers and eBay drilled and...

I installed Wiwood calipers and eBay drilled and slotted rotors on my 65 several years ago. I have been happy with the change. I have a 1" dual aluminum master cylinder, no power. Pedal is hard and...
08-31-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,554
Posted By Sky65

https://www.flickr.com/photos/carlisle-events/sets...

https://www.flickr.com/photos/carlisle-events/sets/72157700357014644/page1

Tom
07-30-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By Sky65

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c3-tech-perfo...

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c3-tech-performance/3678004-some-clutch-and-pressure-plate-facts-and-specs.html

Tom
07-26-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Sky65

Never mind. Hope you find your connector. Tom

Never mind.
Hope you find your connector.
Tom
07-17-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By Sky65

Happy Birthday Jack'! Tom

Happy Birthday Jack'!

Tom
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