CorvetteForum - Chevrolet Corvette Forum Discussion - Search Results


Showing results 1 to 25 of 69
Search took 0.12 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: F22
Forum: C4 General Discussion 09-22-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,144
Posted By F22
How to buy a girl a car. Farm Girl Gets a Corvette. A 1988 red vette with low miles!

Wow...:D

If you think the woman in the tight dress changing oil raised your temp, watch this!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGpst7t3-Dk
Forum: C3 General 06-20-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 30,583
Posted By F22
:thumbs: Nice! That's a really rare color...

:thumbs:

Nice! That's a really rare color and I've only seen ONE in many years. That particular color is starting to demand a premium, especially if it's a Convertible. Add the L82 and a four...
Forum: C3 General 06-09-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 47,567
Posted By F22
I put a lot into this thread, having tried...

I put a lot into this thread, having tried everything, including cutting holes and putting vents in my hood (it works well, to get rid of the heat while it's sitting, that's for sure!), but the...
Forum: C3 General 06-01-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By F22
What does the smoke smell like? Get behind the...

What does the smoke smell like? Get behind the car, while it's running and if needs to be revved to get the smoke, have someone give it some gas. Put your hand right behind the exhaust pipe and...
Forum: C3 General 06-01-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By F22
Just be prepared for the very common syndrome of...

Just be prepared for the very common syndrome of "While You're There"!:D

With the engine out, it's the perfect time to clean up the engine compartment. And while you're there, the front...
Forum: C3 General 05-27-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,997
Posted By F22
A lot of good advice. Bats is right about the...

A lot of good advice. Bats is right about the price, 12K is where you start finding really nice examples, in what I call the Mid C3's (74-77),, $15K gets you a really, really nice Mid C3. Also,...
Forum: C3 General 05-25-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,223
Posted By F22
Very nice, red with red guts and a white top to...

Very nice, red with red guts and a white top to top it off!
Forum: C3 General 05-16-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,113
Posted By F22
Be careful what material you use for the hard...

Be careful what material you use for the hard tubing!:eek:

If you're running fuel, make sure it's stainless steel! Not aluminum (ask me how I know...:leaving:). Aluminum will fatigue and split...
Forum: C3 General 05-16-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,657
Posted By F22
One more thing, came to mind. I have my first...

One more thing, came to mind. I have my first fan, kicking on at 180 degrees. That's 15 degrees earlier, than what you have your fans kicking on at. Just my opinion, but at 195, your fans might be...
Forum: C3 General 05-16-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,657
Posted By F22
I'm giving this a lot of thinking here, so allow...

I'm giving this a lot of thinking here, so allow me to quote your experiences so far and I'll put down what I think might help out.


"My normal operating temp is about 190* with the a/c on in...
Forum: C3 General 05-15-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,657
Posted By F22
Feflicker, here's another angle too. Do you have...

Feflicker, here's another angle too. Do you have an idea of how your dual fans are wired up? There are a couple of different ways to do it (in fact a few, if you consider the mounting options for...
Forum: C3 General 05-15-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,657
Posted By F22
Speaking of electrical draw on the Corvette, I'd...

Speaking of electrical draw on the Corvette, I'd like to know what alternator you're running? Here's an excerpt from an excellent article on Hot Rod Magazine.

Worth a careful read for sure,...
Forum: C3 General 05-15-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,657
Posted By F22
And I'm still advocating an Air-Fuel Ratio gauge....

And I'm still advocating an Air-Fuel Ratio gauge. You might have had it checked out in a shop on a smog dyno with an Exhaust Gas Analyzer in the tail pipe, but the closer you are to the exhaust...
Forum: C3 General 05-07-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,626
Posted By F22
I went to a direct connect on my '74 and got rid...

I went to a direct connect on my '74 and got rid of the 90 degree adapter. The one I had, actually separated in half, despite being made of all metal pieces. Didn't like the action of it or the...
Forum: C3 General 05-03-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,166
Posted By F22
The key is to make it look good. And how do you...

The key is to make it look good. And how do you do that? I put the answer to that question in two categories, a) dressing and combine the wires and b) combining them and securing them.

Often,...
Forum: C3 General 05-03-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By F22
You may want to check also, the position of the...

You may want to check also, the position of the license plate lamps. I have the 80-82 Tail (aftermarket) on my '74 and the holes in the tail, where the license plate lamps would mount, were entirely...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-27-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,763
Posted By F22
Wrong on many levels. I love the original Dark...

Wrong on many levels. I love the original Dark Metallic Brown that my '74 left the factory with, back then. A gazillion red 'Vettes out there (and yes, I have a '95 too in Torch Red), but I've only...
Forum: C3 General 01-30-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,721
Posted By F22
My Sassy patiently awaits for the next outing. ...

My Sassy patiently awaits for the next outing. She's a '74 with a good dose of patina and personality.


...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 12-16-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 948
Posted By F22
It might be the spring, but most likely, it is...

It might be the spring, but most likely, it is the motor, trying to overcome the 44 year old grease, that has by now, hardened into clay. If you've haven't done it yet, go in there and clean up out...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 12-10-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,058
Posted By F22
I am very sorry to disparage your C3, but the two...

I am very sorry to disparage your C3, but the two Chevrolet Emblems on the half shafts are slightly misaligned and we will have to deduct at least ten 'cool' points for that! :D

But really, that...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 12-08-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 988
Posted By F22
You are correct, the O2 sensor is not getting hot...

You are correct, the O2 sensor is not getting hot enough, because of the changes you made.

I talked to my buddy and I've got to rework my story, as he corrected me. It was because the headers he...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 12-06-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 8,744
Posted By F22
Her name is 'Shop Dog' and she came to our shop,...

Her name is 'Shop Dog' and she came to our shop, out of the desert about two and half years ago, one hot July afternoon. She was emaciated, dehydrated, had big fresh scuffs from being knocked down...
Forum: C3 General 12-06-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,699
Posted By F22
You know what I did, with someone who had zero...

You know what I did, with someone who had zero knowledge? I took him to the local junkyard, or Pick and Pull, with a bucket of the tools and had him take a all kinds of stuff off. The Adult...
Forum: C3 General 12-03-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,699
Posted By F22
Let me introduce you, to one of our little...

Let me introduce you, to one of our little ditties that you'll soon be familiar with.

:D

It's called: "While You're There...". Good thing this is a simple one! While you're replacing the...
Forum: C3 General 12-03-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,699
Posted By F22
DJ, No one can say, whether it's a 'fair price',...

DJ, No one can say, whether it's a 'fair price', because the brake booster isn't exactly an easy part to replace on these cars, nor is bleeding it, but I've got to wonder on the "passenger front axle...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 69

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:07 PM.