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Forum: C3 General 02-22-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 466
Posted By Faster Rat
My advice...don't get carried away and over do...

My advice...don't get carried away and over do it. They were never perfect when they left the factory. Get a copy of the most recent NCRS Technical Information Manual & Judging Guide. Over-restoring...
Forum: C3 General 02-07-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Faster Rat
Start by removing the passenger side dash. Then...

Start by removing the passenger side dash. Then unscrew and remove the wiper control and vent. The radio has to come out to the passenger side, after removing the brace, knobs and disconnect the...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-06-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By Faster Rat
to the correct (original) one

to the correct (original) one
Forum: C3 General 01-13-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,932
Posted By Faster Rat
They sound nice too...really LOUD! Only 4,355...

They sound nice too...really LOUD! Only 4,355 out of 38,762 (11.2%) left the factory that way in 1969. This is one of them. No other C3s ever had the option.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 01-07-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 996
Posted By Faster Rat
Weatherstrip adhesive

Weatherstrip adhesive
Forum: C3 General 01-01-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 997
Posted By Faster Rat
That is a meaningless statement. I am willing to...

That is a meaningless statement. I am willing to pay $100 for it...and I am evidently someone...so that is all it is worth? The car is worth what MANY people are willing to pay for it. Cobbled...
Forum: C3 General 12-30-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,990
Posted By Faster Rat
:iagree: I have little sympathy for those who...

:iagree:
I have little sympathy for those who buy classic cars without exercising due diligence. If a person does not have the knowledge, then an expert should be hired. The old saying "A fool and...
Forum: C3 General 12-10-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,683
Posted By Faster Rat
Greg How about turning off the bold type? If...

Greg
How about turning off the bold type? If what you have to say is valid, you don't have to shout to make your point....
Dennis
Forum: C3 General 12-08-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By Faster Rat
Not true. The window sticker has the VIN on it. ...

Not true. The window sticker has the VIN on it. The tank sticker does not. Once removed from the tank, an important connection is lost. It usually has a build sequence number penciled in, which...
Forum: C3 General 12-08-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By Faster Rat
Morgan This question gets asked many times. ...

Morgan
This question gets asked many times. The correct answer is always the same. If the car no longer has the original engine, it is no longer any more special than any other car without it's...
Forum: C3 General 11-15-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,451
Posted By Faster Rat
Glad to hear the Silver Bullet finally made it! ...

Glad to hear the Silver Bullet finally made it! You better put some miles and smiles on before the snow starts falling in Bavaria.....
Forum: C3 General 11-02-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By Faster Rat
If you would have asked me 3 months ago. I would...

If you would have asked me 3 months ago. I would not have had any idea. After 13 years I finally ripped my original carpets out and saw them for the first time. Learning only really comes thru...
Forum: C3 General 11-01-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By Faster Rat
Chinese explanation : Sum ting wong

Chinese explanation : Sum ting wong
Forum: C3 General 10-31-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By Faster Rat
Seattle is a mighty fishy town! L88 crate...

Seattle is a mighty fishy town! L88 crate engines were available over the counter. Who says this one is from a Corvette? The ad says it has a Corvette tripower setup on it. Sounds like a...
Forum: C3 General 10-30-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By Faster Rat
Why would you want to spend time and money having...

Why would you want to spend time and money having it judged as a Bloomington Survivor or an NCRS Bowtie car...then restore it and destroy the award ( s)?
Forum: C7 General Discussion 10-28-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,662
Posted By Faster Rat
My dad joined the Army in 1940 when he was 18...

My dad joined the Army in 1940 when he was 18 years old. He was sent to India with the first group to fly The Hump as flight engineer, sometimes as copilot, carrying 55 gallon drums of fuel to the...
Forum: C3 General 10-19-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,340
Posted By Faster Rat
DG He hasn' t been on the CF since 9/9 Hope...

DG
He hasn' t been on the CF since 9/9
Hope he and the car are OK
FR
Forum: C3 General 10-14-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By Faster Rat
I am hell bent on replacing all my 48 year old...

I am hell bent on replacing all my 48 year old wiring harnesses...3 down, just the dash harness to go. I don''t consider original wiring and connectors to be worth much towards either reliability or...
Forum: C3 General 10-14-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By Faster Rat
Lectric Limited. It is part of the rear wiring...

Lectric Limited. It is part of the rear wiring harness. They might sell you just the 2 wires and connectors, no harm to ask. I am in the process of replacing the entire harness, including fiber...
Forum: C3 General 10-05-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,148
Posted By Faster Rat
:iagree: Whenever a thread about value...or...

:iagree:
Whenever a thread about value...or market conditions...pops up, this dude feels obligated to lecture all of us about his take on the hobby. I have already put him on my ignore list. Maybe...
Forum: C3 General 09-30-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,148
Posted By Faster Rat
According to a certain mindset on this forum,...

According to a certain mindset on this forum, that kind of thinking is faulty...you should be willing to throw your hard-earned "extra spending" money on this hobby with no concern about the exit. ...
Forum: C3 General 09-27-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,148
Posted By Faster Rat
I just read where the number of millionaires in...

I just read where the number of millionaires in this country has doubled since 2011. That tells me that money sure ain't worth what it used to. People still think that they can find a great car...
Forum: C3 General 09-26-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By Faster Rat
Heat gun and plastic scrapers, followed by...

Heat gun and plastic scrapers, followed by lacquer thinner and rags. No flames allowed.
Forum: C3 General 09-26-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By Faster Rat
I would try to run non-ethanol fuel, especially...

I would try to run non-ethanol fuel, especially if the car will sit for long periods of time. Fuel system repairs can be much more costly. With all the boating, it should be readily available in...
Forum: C3 General 09-18-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Faster Rat
If you want a 427, the last year was 1969. ...

If you want a 427, the last year was 1969. Beware of shiny new paint jobs when the rest of the car is worn out...especially if it is resale red. A rusted frame and/or birdcage is a deal breaker, at...
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