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06-17-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By L-46man

SUG...GREAT before and after! Terrific!

SUG...GREAT before and after! Terrific!
Forum: C3 General
06-13-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 14,501
Posted By L-46man

Brack...watching this....under the heading of "...

Brack...watching this....under the heading of " gotta get me one of those". Renegade!

Tom (Buccaneer) is our TBI expert....fortunately he lives near me!

Good luck....yummy!

Unkahal
Forum: C3 General
06-13-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,488
Posted By L-46man

Welcome. I just got back from Saudi. Riyadh to be...

Welcome. I just got back from Saudi. Riyadh to be exact. There is a huge American Airbase there and most likely that's where the car originated.

First, Jack up a Corvette SIDE BY SIDE or FRONT OR...
Forum: C3 General
06-10-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 915
Posted By L-46man

mako 2

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/640x468/04_1965_corvette_mako_shark_ii_hanspeter_ff906256c75c800aa8ffe6fa206b4e9955d617c6.jpg...
Forum: C3 General
05-29-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,317
Posted By L-46man

I can see from the sequence of events that EVEN a...

I can see from the sequence of events that EVEN a fire extinguisher wouldn't have helped.

Glad it's insured and no-one was injured.

I had a Scirocco Mk1 go up like that. Bought it that...
Forum: C3 General
05-23-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,498
Posted By L-46man

okay...I'll play....no Corvette Content here. ...

okay...I'll play....no Corvette Content here.

I've been a mechanic for 53 years...just loved it since I was a kid. I'm very careful and smart about what I do....er ah, NOT THIS TIME!

VW...
Forum: C3 General
05-22-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 948
Posted By L-46man

Met the guy at B-J this year , yes, I agree, KEEN...

Met the guy at B-J this year , yes, I agree, KEEN is an 'up 'n comer'.

On the flip side, ordered a Eddie Motorsport Catalog (vendor for Renegade Manifolds), Catalog comes in, THERE ARE NO...
Forum: C3 General
05-15-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,517
Posted By L-46man

Sorry for your loss. Biggest 'club' on Earth. ...

Sorry for your loss. Biggest 'club' on Earth.

For newbies, I'd recommend DOING NOTHING YET.
1. Get the car into a safe workable place where it won't deteriorate any further.
2. Buy the Chevrolet...
Forum: C3 General
05-15-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By L-46man

Yup. Nice job. Did that decades ago...I defy...

Yup. Nice job. Did that decades ago...I defy anyone to see the welds! (the only give-away was I couldn't re- zinc plate them (then). so they were aluminum painted.

The hood fits PERFECTLY.

Then...
Forum: C3 General
05-13-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,406
Posted By L-46man

Max's corvette salvage MAX'S VETTE STUFF 480...

Max's corvette salvage MAX'S VETTE STUFF 480 964 0779
428 S. Date suite 6, Mesa AZ 85210.

Dozens of C-3's

[email protected]

https://www.maxsvettestuff.com/

unkahal.
Forum: C3 General
05-09-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 707
Posted By L-46man

I own an L-46....so the answer is simple in your...

I own an L-46....so the answer is simple in your case, the car won't run on PETROL...only runs on GAS (oline). American Car! okay enuf of the levity.

98 Octane is preferred. the engine was...
Forum: C3 General
05-09-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By L-46man

Vandy....the corvette c-3 has a recirculating...

Vandy....the corvette c-3 has a recirculating ball steering box....BET THIS HELPS.

YOU HAVE EXCESSIVE PLAY IN THE STEERING BOX.....ADJUSTABLE in many cases.

1. Center steering wheel.
2. Jack...
Forum: C3 General
05-06-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By L-46man

nix the spacers, buy wheels that FIT!

As a mechanical engineer, I'll say it again....FORGET WHEELS WITH SPACERS.....that's TWO movable mating surfaces, on a wheel not designed for it, on a hub not designed for it, on studs not designed...
Forum: C3 General
05-06-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By L-46man

Doughann...you may be aware that the spindles and...

Doughann...you may be aware that the spindles and the attendant tie-rod end outer locators are changable. You have two choices....quick-ratio and slow ratio.

quick ratio is harder to turn at slow...
05-03-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 755
Posted By L-46man

Quick Radiator Aerodynamics... PUSHER fans...

Quick Radiator Aerodynamics...

PUSHER fans BLOCK the airflow across the radiator by the cross-sectional area of the Fan motor/ Armature/ strakes/ and mounting frame.

IF one was to mount the fan...
05-03-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,341
Posted By L-46man

One thing I find in diagnosing these problems is...

One thing I find in diagnosing these problems is buying a UV flashlight.
1.Steam clean engine.
2. Jack it up so you can get underneath.
3. run engine to operating temp.
4. Shut down
5. Scan with...
Forum: C3 General
05-02-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,882
Posted By L-46man

That's a heartwarming story; I get it the...

That's a heartwarming story;

I get it the OTHER WAY....which pisses me off...but I never answer the same way twice.

Guys at CARSHOWS;
" How much did you pay for it"

1. If you have to...
Forum: C3 General
05-02-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,057
Posted By L-46man

Take a gabillion pictures of it and throw it...

Take a gabillion pictures of it and throw it away...unless your car is a museum piece.

I did the same for the 82 CE and the 69 'vert, BOTH had tires that were never removed /put on the ground etc....
05-01-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,500
Posted By L-46man

I guess I'm missing something here; When I...

I guess I'm missing something here;

When I did mine back in the dawn of time....I realized immediately that the holes were NPT (national pipe tap)

So unless I'm being obtuse....re tap for the...
Forum: C3 General
04-30-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,178
Posted By L-46man

Nice car...great work with care! I have been...

Nice car...great work with care! I have been enjoying mine for 5 years now....VERY glad I bought it.

I didn't feel the need to go the 'replacing the hinges' thing....bit of a myth that....you can...
Forum: C3 General
04-23-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By L-46man

Dear C-3....sorry to be the...

Dear C-3....sorry to be the 'hateful-shoot-the-messenger guy'. This is Chrome pitting. This is PHYSICAL...the chrome has given up the ghost.

splotches yes....physical pits no.

sorry, Unk
Forum: C3 General
04-23-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 624
Posted By L-46man

Dear Rescue.....pretty much what I got.....still...

Dear Rescue.....pretty much what I got.....still looks like gold spray paint. Tried this on the wiper can.....wasn't what I was looking for.... the search goes on. I had better luck with CLR (very...
Forum: C3 General
04-23-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By L-46man

Esta Bien!

Todo esta limpieza...un bueno trabajo....cerveza immediatamente! :lol:
Forum: C3 General
04-23-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By L-46man

Think those are expensive? Try a set of TWO...

Think those are expensive? Try a set of TWO bronze Collector Edition glass tops....$2000 plus.

The way to break the code on glass T tops is to be patient....you are buying a commodity.

Buy...
Forum: C3 General
04-22-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By L-46man

I use a soft bristle brush and SIMPLE GREEN. Then...

I use a soft bristle brush and SIMPLE GREEN. Then terry cloth towel. NOVUS on the rear window.

I have a 69 Convert....Gives me a heart stopping moment everytime I see something like this....love...
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