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Forum: C3 General 11-10-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By 81vettski
Good. Sick of hearing about all the dysfunction...

Good. Sick of hearing about all the dysfunction within the VA. Give these Veterans the care they deserve. Maybe give the car to 1 of them.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-09-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By crf311
I used the rear seatbelts out of a 2001 firebird....

I used the rear seatbelts out of a 2001 firebird. Work great. I have the 80-82 seat in my 69 so I just go around. No problem at all.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-08-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,629
Posted By ignatz
The important point here is, spacers or not, to...

The important point here is, spacers or not, to get the wheel centered over the bearings.
Forum: C3 General 11-06-2017, 01:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,610
Posted By The13Bats
I didnt marry until after 40, i was in the...

I didnt marry until after 40, i was in the nighclub music biz,

Tina my wife, we have been married about 12 years found our current 69,
When i was down and bout gave up,

Her background is a PhD...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-02-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,629
Posted By Krystal
Thanks..... speculating about the differences is...

Thanks..... speculating about the differences is always difficult.......it get's far easier to make the comparisons when you've actually done it.

It wasn't especially "cheap" to do......but in...
Forum: C3 General 11-01-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,084
Posted By cabman72
Here is the way I see it. In the 1930's thru the...

Here is the way I see it. In the 1930's thru the 1960's we had millions of cars on the roads, thousands of plants and factories through out the world, a few wars and many other "pollutants" (by...
Forum: C3 General 10-31-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By oldgto
I agree. Because we`ve allowed it to get so big....

I agree. Because we`ve allowed it to get so big. There`re too many departments involved.
But you can`t just do as you please. If they say your headlights must be so many inches off the ground, then...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-31-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Roadster71
I just finished adding shoulder belts to my 71...

I just finished adding shoulder belts to my 71 convertible. I went thru the seats and its a major pain in the butt. You have to peel back the seat cover to install a inner bracket on the frame and...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-27-2017, 01:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,263
Posted By ajrothm
You are WAY better off mounting an electric fan...

You are WAY better off mounting an electric fan up against the radiator in a proper shroud..it will cool much better. Plus you’ll free up a bunch of room in front of the engine that makes everything...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-25-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,629
Posted By jb78L-82
The short answer is that 17/18 inch tires will...

The short answer is that 17/18 inch tires will make a HUGH difference in the way the car not only handles and steers BUT will actually ride BETTER than the crap tires available in the 15 inch size....
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-25-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,629
Posted By supervette64
Its not so much that the wheel size makes the big...

Its not so much that the wheel size makes the big difference, its the tires that are available for a 17/18" are MUCH better vs a 15".
I pulled up the stock 15" tire size on tire rack vs the common...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-17-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By croaker
The world we live in. Nothing lasts anymore.

The world we live in. Nothing lasts anymore.
Forum: C3 General 10-16-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,001
Posted By Avon Dhawal
Update 2017

Well, it's been a while.
First off, thank you to everyone who replied, whether in support or not. It's been almost a year since the original post, and I figured I'd give an update and address some...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-16-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By 7T1vette
Either the 200-4R or the 700-R4 will fit fine in...

Either the 200-4R or the 700-R4 will fit fine in an automatic trans car. It may need some tunnel modification on the right side if the car was originally built with a manual transmission.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-11-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By JoeMinnesota
The Verdict

Haggisbash... THANK YOU very much for this sound advice. I jacked up the front, revved the motor a bit, and my steering wheel magically turned to the right. Pulled the front left wheel, got the end...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-05-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 468
Posted By '75
Exactly, but he is saying to hook the R wire to...

Exactly, but he is saying to hook the R wire to the motor terminal of the starter, won't the starter motor be trying to use voltage from the distributor when the starter solenoid is not engaged?
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 09-28-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By HeadsU.P.
I found the proper bench bleeding more time...

I found the proper bench bleeding more time consuming than the actual swap of the MC. Two fittings, two 9/16 nuts, done!
Forum: C3 General 09-28-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,912
Posted By cuisinartvette
x2 kids like the lsx platfforms, turbo cars and...

x2 kids like the lsx platfforms, turbo cars and modern convenience stuff
old cars...are not what they want.
2 yrs ago could have gotten top $ for mine, now maybe half that. whos gonna buy it>...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 09-27-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 488
Posted By cuisinartvette
a 60 or 65 series tire in a 17 will appear to...

a 60 or 65 series tire in a 17 will appear to have a huge sidewall like an suv sure thats what you want?
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 09-24-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By drwet
One of my windows did something similar when I...

One of my windows did something similar when I got the car. Two problems. One was the old grease in the regulator channels was like glue. The solution is to clean out the old lube and re-grease. ...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 09-13-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By TimAT
IF the trans is not making enough line pressure...

IF the trans is not making enough line pressure to lock the internal clutches, you could hang any convertor you want on the front and it won't make a difference. Building a trans is a lot like...
Forum: C3 General 09-03-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4,138
Views: 289,249
Posted By Rescue Rogers
80% of my money is in 20% of my vette 100% of...

80% of my money is in 20% of my vette
100% of my wallet is empty now
Forum: C3 General 08-26-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By jr9170
My prayers hope all are safe

My prayers hope all are safe
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 08-20-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 963
Posted By lionelhutz
I think you are quite mistaken in why I posted. I...

I think you are quite mistaken in why I posted. I had no intention of helping you with your issue because this isn't your thread. I posted the response to ensure everyone else knew what you posted...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 08-14-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,029
Posted By jim-81
*UPDATE*: Got two new/used half shafts from...

*UPDATE*:

Got two new/used half shafts from Bair's, installed new U joints and installed them on the car. All is good! And - the annoying vibration I had at high speed is gone. Very happy about...
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