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Forum: C3 General
01-16-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,270
Posted By ~Stingray

So is that not the case? I thought it was weird...

So is that not the case? I thought it was weird that the weight wouldn't do it alone but who was I to argue. lol.

And your thoughts on the engine enamel spray paint I have?
Forum: C3 General
01-10-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,077
Posted By doorgunner

I also have 8" wide rims on my '68 which could...

I also have 8" wide rims on my '68 which could have provided needed clearance, but I would try to solve the original bracket problem first before buying new rims(unless the rims were bent also!)

I...
01-04-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,545
Posted By AllVettes4Me

My loss. I only have 11' in the garage. Sorry...

My loss. I only have 11' in the garage. Sorry Rich. Good luck with your sale. David
01-04-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,545
Posted By Plasticfreak

That is a great deal................I wish I had...

That is a great deal................I wish I had a building to use it in!
Forum: C3 General
12-30-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By carriljc

I will share what I did and you can decide which...

I will share what I did and you can decide which way to go.

I installed a separate lead (with fusible links) in parallel with the existing lead that goes from the horn relay to the starter stud. ...
Forum: C3 General
11-26-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By The13Bats

Paint it? I would play with it as is for a...

Paint it?
I would play with it as is for a while no worse than many other road race wrappers ive seen, a little extra detailing i would look i little greenwood ish...very cool,




I think 9800...
10-12-2017, 02:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 987
Posted By bazza77

I got hold of a 72 ? year one with the inside...

I got hold of a 72 ? year one with the inside brackets , first off I contact glued them on to the back wall but that failed so I used sikaflex and that's been there for years now . Old picture ,
...
10-11-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 987
Posted By 7T1vette

The other thing to consider, if you are doing...

The other thing to consider, if you are doing speaker cabs in back, is that the front of the window tray will drop down at an angle when you need to fit the window onto the tray. It may not need to...
10-11-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 987
Posted By Alan 71

Hi p, I don't know if these will help or not? ...

Hi p,
I don't know if these will help or not?
Regards,
Alan

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/923/x8UtGz.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pnx8UtGzj)
...
10-11-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 987
Posted By Alan 71

Hi P, The spring clip mounted to a nut plate...

Hi P,
The spring clip mounted to a nut plate using 2 small hex head bolts.
The plate was flat riveted in place using 2 rivets.
Regards,
Alan
...
09-29-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,841
Posted By leadfoot4

I agree..............sort of. The OP is picturing...

I agree..............sort of. The OP is picturing an almost new new chain. Think about what it will look like, after several thousand miles.
Forum: C3 General
08-21-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,243
Views: 136,609
Posted By DUB

Thank you Ed.:thumbs: 'Priya' I would like...

Thank you Ed.:thumbs:

'Priya' I would like to slightly sidetrack your thread for this one post....wanting to get away from talk of posting a photo of you that I can feel you are just not into. ...
08-07-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,074
Posted By REELAV8R

One of the secrets to getting cool AC from the...

One of the secrets to getting cool AC from the orifice tube system is using the correctly sized orifice tube.
The ford blue or the ford red are reported to work far better than other orfice tubes....
08-07-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,074
Posted By LastBigBlock

Rich, i like what what you did with the...

Rich,

i like what what you did with the blower housing. You have some skill with fiberglass.

thanks for the info. Will add to my future projects list when I break into the AC again.

i...
07-11-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,292
Posted By Big2Bird

National Pipe Thread Taper. You can use pipe...

National Pipe Thread Taper.

You can use pipe plugs, but the original ones, if I recall correctly, are more like a solid inverted flare nut. GM sold them forever, but no more.
Forum: C3 General
07-10-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,124
Posted By leadfoot4

My first brand new car, a '71 Chevelle SS 454. I...

My first brand new car, a '71 Chevelle SS 454. I kept it a little over 2 years, then foolishly sold it. I often wondered whatever happened to it. I found out last January, when I found it on E-Bay....
06-18-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By Highlander1732

Carbster, it may also be worth touching base with...

Carbster, it may also be worth touching base with Tony at Tony's Corvette Shop in Gaithersburg, MD. I live just outside of Frederick and he was able to supply me with a complete NOS pump and housing...
05-07-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By drwet

I finally found some camshaft specs for your...

I finally found some camshaft specs for your engine. You only have 208 degrees of intake duration. Your initial advance should therefore be in the 8-10 degree range, so you should be in the...
05-02-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,996
Posted By Highlander1732

Thanks Gary. That's exactly the kind of...

Thanks Gary. That's exactly the kind of engineering I was wondering if anyone had pulled off before. You may be hearing from me sooner than later if I can scrounge up enough cheese!
Forum: C3 General
05-01-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By '75

How are you charging it? I have seen 2 different...

How are you charging it? I have seen 2 different vettes that were converted to R134a that were difficult to charge, someone used a 90 degree adapter fitting for a charge port, but left in the...
Forum: C3 General
04-05-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,202
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 General
04-05-2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,202
Posted By The13Bats

Very true, "nostalgia" is why old school customs,...

Very true, "nostalgia" is why old school customs, some not all are very popular right now,
Of the ridculous sounding mods you listed i have seen none of those on a chrome bumper car, i have seen...
Forum: C3 General
01-21-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,039
Posted By iwasmenowhesgone

Seriously.....and not that it makes it better,...

Seriously.....and not that it makes it better, but here are some things about a 77 that are different and unique than other years:

- No vent louvers or cold air ducts in hood - 77 and later.
- No...
Forum: C3 General
01-27-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,138
Posted By spedaleden

Hand Laminated Body Parts Used on all (Ecklers...

Hand Laminated Body Parts
Used on all (Ecklers manufactured fiberglass since 1965.
three layer, hand-rolled process eliminates all bubbles, providing a
strong, uniform surface. jel coat finish...
Forum: C3 General
12-06-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,387
Posted By ElCid79

Gauge clusters.

So we have heavily modified my c3. And are tiring of working on it. We are planning on hiring out the remainder of the work to get it running.

I have to pick out my gauge set next. I was not...
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