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06-20-2019, 11:35 AM
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Posted By titanle

I already came across your threads lol, I did a...

I already came across your threads lol, I did a lot of reading yesterday trying to figure out which insert would be best.
Forum: C3 General
06-14-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By Backstop

James May did a video about these Corvettes on...

James May did a video about these Corvettes on the Grand Tour. He got fairly choked up when driving Neil Armstong's car.
If you have Amazon Prime it's Season 3 Episode 9
...
06-04-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,089
Posted By leadfoot4

I think that part of the problem is that the...

I think that part of the problem is that the sidepipes exit right next to where you're sitting, so you're getting the sound hitting you from both sides, rather that from the back of the car. My...
05-31-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,816
Posted By Aerovette

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It's front wheel drive. Cut the rails, fire it up, put in gear and...
Forum: C3 General
05-29-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,073
Posted By Rescue Rogers

Heres a pic of where i have the mounts. The rear...

Heres a pic of where i have the mounts. The rear deck one needs a lanyard and i want to get some screen protectors...
05-21-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,089
Posted By Richard454

You explained it correctly, in fact you nailed...

You explained it correctly, in fact you nailed it! Except for the responsible part...check with my wife!!!

The Helmholtz resonator is what I tried to design. The area inside the 2 1/2" pipe is...
05-21-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,089
Posted By mullvamp

muffler hooker side pipes

I use the mufflers from "Classic chambered Exhaust inc.They are a combination of glasspacks and chambered mufflers. 2.5" Sounds good for me even on the german "autobahn". Nice sound at idle. You are...
05-20-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By gkull

I'm a firm believer in Annular boosters! :) As...

I'm a firm believer in Annular boosters! :) As to the Edelbrock jetting PDF. The jetting choices are terrible and the percentage of changes is often 4% or more. So when I first started working...
05-16-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,003
Posted By vince vette 2

I've mentioned in some other posts, I think with...

I've mentioned in some other posts, I think with the D 44's it's just the luck of the draw on the bearing cap quality. I did a post on CT X-ray analysis of one of mine (driver's side). Here's one of...
04-13-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,343
Posted By Cavu2u

Header Installation

Bought a box of Allen head bolts for some Brake Drum work a while back. 3/8-16, the same size as the header bolts.
Ground off the shoulders to make them basically a stud....
03-31-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,343
Posted By Cavu2u

For better access to the Freeze Plug and not...

For better access to the Freeze Plug and not stressing the exhaust piping when jacking up the engine a bit, I'm removing the Header.

But that end Header Bolt's impossible to wrench off, due to the...
Forum: C3 General
03-26-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By C3_DH

Great Story!

So, this past weekend my good buddy has a class reunion, which he had invited me to. I've met some of his old buds but he wanted to introduce me to some other guys who hunt/fish, etc. Anyway, I break...
02-27-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,474
Posted By lars

Rebuilding and Testing a '69 Tripower - A Photo Essay

Around the beginning of the month, Forum member Brian (aka, “Bhebert449 (https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/members/443638-bhebert449.html)”) was having some trouble with his ’69 427 Tripower...
02-26-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,136
Posted By gkull

Part of my job was rebuilding customer Vette...

Part of my job was rebuilding customer Vette steering and suspensions. My advice to anyone wanting to do ball joints, a-arm bushing, and rod ends. Is big super duty air hammers. I've done whole...
Forum: C3 General
01-31-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,121
Posted By sug

I have got side pipes on my l68 and I can still...

I have got side pipes on my l68 and I can still hear the wife ? .I wish they were louder. :D
01-15-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,530
Posted By ajrothm

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=IwDou4i_GUA

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=IwDou4i_GUA
12-20-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,044
Posted By KNOT-HEAD

fishslayer143 I'm willing to bet your...

fishslayer143

I'm willing to bet your dreams would be the STAR of that movie. I would not. I have made plenty mistakes in life that placed me where I am today. I'm sure you have also....
12-13-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,717
Posted By v2racing

My flow bench and dyno testing showed me that a...

My flow bench and dyno testing showed me that a slight mismatch with intake slightly smaller than the port didn't lose any flow or power, but a large mismatch did. It didn't take much mismatch with...
11-30-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,064
Posted By mrvette

Can't help this divergence of topic, but your...

Can't help this divergence of topic, but your post here reminds me of a tech support call I got from a nuclear power plant, the company I worked for made walk through metal detectors, like in...
11-26-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By lars

You need to have the spacer installed betwen the...

You need to have the spacer installed betwen the rod and the pedal. Also, you talk about "the pin" as if it's a separate part - the pin is part of the clutch pedal. If someone has altered or modified...
Forum: C3 General
11-22-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,941
Posted By Rescue Rogers

When I got my car it had the stock style bulbs....

When I got my car it had the stock style bulbs. Its like driving with a flash light in oncoming traffic. I upgraded to bypass the High beam switch to get 12 volts and more amps to the bulbs. It was a...
11-07-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By wadenelson

Parasitic Draw Chasing on C3

I used to believe I was fairly competent at parasitic draw diagnosis and repair. Until, that is, my C3 kicked my ass.

Let me share a few tips if you've always got a flat battery!

Generally you...
10-31-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,384
Posted By DEITIM

Hello All, I'll briefly touch on this as...

Hello All,

I'll briefly touch on this as many have their own opinions and thoughts on the subject of wrapping headers. We've been in business for over 20 years manufacturing and selling exhaust...
10-29-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,384
Posted By DEITIM

Hi Jim, Looks like you did a great job! We...

Hi Jim,

Looks like you did a great job! We appreciate the support and are more than willing to bet you will be happy with the lower temps. Feel free to contact me on any exhaust wrap myths or...
10-28-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By stingr69

I bought some Dart heads that come with the...

I bought some Dart heads that come with the smaller size sender hole and needed to change that. The root diameter of the existing pipe threads on the smaller size hole is actually very close to the...
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