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Yesterday, 12:39 AM
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Posted By TimAT

I just looked a the GM Parts catalog-- '71 Y...

I just looked a the GM Parts catalog-- '71 Y (454) W/SP HI PERF 3863108 2 Groove Cast.
No info on diameter or anything else.. that's right from the GM catalog. Hope this helps. And it was...
03-16-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By TimAT

Make sure the line sets straight and square in...

Make sure the line sets straight and square in the mating fitting and tighten it up. And the seat is clean with no rough spots. Loosen and tighten again. The problem is the SS is hard compared to the...
03-16-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By TimAT

Quick search-- 7/8-20. They are available with...

Quick search-- 7/8-20. They are available with hose barbs, AN-8. I'd go with the -8, bend and flare as needed.
I have a Demon carb- different size inlet, but I used a fittings like this after a...
03-16-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By TimAT

:thumbs: For Lectric Limited.. I used them on my...

:thumbs: For Lectric Limited.. I used them on my 69- fit was perfect, all the colors are correct GM along with all the connectors. I would suggest that when you get them in hand, unroll and hang by...
03-08-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 863
Posted By TimAT

I'm using a push-in breather on the right (where...

I'm using a push-in breather on the right (where the tube from the cover to the air cleaner was) and a stock PCV valve on the left side on my 496. So far, no signs of oil mist. I used file fit rings...
03-01-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By TimAT

A drive or coast side whine is usually not just...

A drive or coast side whine is usually not just bearings.
02-24-2019, 03:27 PM
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Posted By TimAT

I've used a bunch of Trans-Go kits. Always set...

I've used a bunch of Trans-Go kits. Always set them up for Police/Taxi per the instructions. Shifts are firm but not uncomfortable unless you get into heavy throttle positions.
02-21-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By TimAT

I would start by looking at the choke system....

I would start by looking at the choke system. Your description sounds like the choke is coming on correctly, but the choke plate is not opening far enough to give it enough air to smoothly idle after...
02-13-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By TimAT

Some are installed with double sided trim tape...

Some are installed with double sided trim tape and some have speednuts on the inside of the hood. Some have both. The trim tape can be cut with a piece of fishing line by sawing it between the hood...
02-13-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By TimAT

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Forum: C3 General
02-12-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By TimAT

IIRC, the ground comes off the light and attaches...

IIRC, the ground comes off the light and attaches to the core support.
Forum: C3 General
02-11-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 779
Posted By TimAT

Also check with your primary auto insurance...

Also check with your primary auto insurance carrier. They may have a blanket towing coverage thing that will cover any car you're driving.
02-11-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By TimAT

One of the two ports on the top end of the...

One of the two ports on the top end of the accumulator is for the low pressure cycling switch. The other is the low side charging port. No idea why you have a 3rd one. The high side port is normally...
02-07-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By TimAT

I have 17x9's and a 5" backspace.. 295/40x17...

I have 17x9's and a 5" backspace.. 295/40x17 tires. I have a 3/8 spacer behind the wheel, just because it's closer than I was comfortable with to the parking cable bracket. It didn't rub, just close....
Forum: C3 General
01-14-2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By TimAT

MY 69 was the same way- windows were very hard to...

MY 69 was the same way- windows were very hard to roll up or down. I found the old grease in the tracks had turned to stone. Pulled the doors apart, literally had to chip the old grease out with a...
Forum: C3 General
01-07-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By TimAT

I have a BBC with taller than stock rocker...

I have a BBC with taller than stock rocker covers. 3/8 thick gaskets and power brakes. Takes some wiggle, but the left cover comes off no problem. The tight spot is the front under the alternator.
12-22-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 514
Posted By TimAT

I usually remove the fan before the pump- reduces...

I usually remove the fan before the pump- reduces the chance of poking a hole in the radiator.
Forum: C3 General
12-17-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By TimAT

If the driven gear adapter is plastic, hunt down...

If the driven gear adapter is plastic, hunt down an aluminum one.
Forum: C3 General
12-11-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By TimAT

M-40 option, otherwise known as a Turbo 400....

M-40 option, otherwise known as a Turbo 400. Shape of the pan and location of the modulator give it away- as for the code, see above
Forum: C3 General
12-10-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By TimAT

Just a suggestion-- when you get the new...

Just a suggestion-- when you get the new harnesses, open the packages, hang them up by one end and straighten things out. It'll make the install much easier than trying to straighten as you go.
12-07-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By TimAT

:iagree: that is, unless you like pain. Left,...

:iagree: that is, unless you like pain. Left, center, right. The left side is the biggest PITA to install- wiring harness has to be in the correct spot, speedo cable, odometer reset cable, vacuum...
Forum: C3 General
11-27-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By TimAT

I had a tach with the wrong redline for a BB car....

I had a tach with the wrong redline for a BB car. Found a face at Corvette Central. Or try this one:...
11-21-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,047
Posted By TimAT

A MSD Tach drive magnetic pickup distributor will...

A MSD Tach drive magnetic pickup distributor will work just fine with your TI system. The TI distributor in my 69 had enough end play and bushing wear the end of the shaft moved like a football is...
11-20-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By TimAT

You might try these guys. In Louisburg Kansas, a...

You might try these guys. In Louisburg Kansas, a bit of a distance from you. No idea if they have anything that would work for your application. I have used them on other projects, and I can say the...
11-19-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By TimAT

Differential Crossmember

I'm getting ready to swap rear ends. The crossmember bushings are the ones that came with the car in 69. I've been looking at options for the bushings. I can go with the stock rubber, make some steel...
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