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Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 09-12-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By Powershift
The gears themselves may be...

The gears themselves may be dated..........especially the ring gear. It should also show GM part number and gear ratio. Take a close look, as this may help.

My EDIT comments on 78-79 are...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 09-12-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By Powershift
This may help. http://corvettec3.ca/axle.htm ...

This may help. http://corvettec3.ca/axle.htm

Appears rear is from a late C3 car............probably 1981-82 model.

The first two letters are your gear code. The numbers are the date of...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 09-07-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By Powershift
Original Holly carburetors during this time had a...

Original Holly carburetors during this time had a 3 digit date code as follows:

First position = year. You want a "6"

Second position = month of the year, with A and B for November and...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 09-07-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 781
Posted By Powershift
Western Wheel quit making the bolt-on...

Western Wheel quit making the bolt-on reproductions in the late 1980's. Another company called KMC was used by Corvette America to make the wheels after this time.............although the extended...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 09-06-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,893
Posted By Powershift
Look around for a high rise concrete parking...

Look around for a high rise concrete parking garage. Airport, hospital, or perhaps a business nearby. Park away from path of flying debris.

Otherwise jack it up the best you can, and make sure...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 09-03-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By Powershift
You can buy new copper coated steel lines and...

You can buy new copper coated steel lines and special end fittings. LICS and probably a few other places.

You could also cut the line at the gage rear fitting and then try to get/pull a bit extra...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 09-02-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By Powershift
Leif: Many folks have not been happy with LL...

Leif:

Many folks have not been happy with LL wiring produced/sold the last 10 years or so. Before that I think they purchased from a different and GM-based supplier. Not certain now.

The...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 09-02-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By Powershift
I would try K&B Corvette Products. They make...

I would try K&B Corvette Products. They make these wires. Don't know if they come with the outer braiding or you have to reuse braiding that you (hopefully) have.

Call Ken and ask. If he don't...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 08-27-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By Powershift
Update on Dom's Son

This is from a few days ago, and was posted on the GO FUND ME website for Dom's son "Butch". It was written by his sister.

UPDATE::::::::::
Great news. Yesterday I called my mom when she was...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 08-23-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By Powershift
Yes, I read the entire thread. Until my posting,...

Yes, I read the entire thread. Until my posting, no one had given him any information regarding what he can do to get the info he desired. Not even how to find the original dealer.

Often finding...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 08-22-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By Powershift
LOTS of places selling this reproduction master...

LOTS of places selling this reproduction master cylinder. I believe Corvette Central, Zip, LICS, and Paragon are also selling it. But CSSB had it made.

Larry
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 08-22-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By Powershift
Are you sure?? Last I looked it was CSSB, Inc in...

Are you sure?? Last I looked it was CSSB, Inc in Florida.

Please verify. Lone Star has a lot of great stuff, but not sure the correct Delco reproduction MC is it.

:cheers:

Larry
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 08-20-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By Powershift
Some high-end Fluke and other multimeters have a...

Some high-end Fluke and other multimeters have a capacitor test function. You can also buy a separate capacitor tester. I chose this latter route.

The message here is you can test the...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 08-20-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 804
Posted By Powershift
I found out years ago not to try and put the...

I found out years ago not to try and put the balancer on with the "normal" bolt. Not enough threads engaged initially. Had to buy a tap and rethread the first threads of the crank snout, and then...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 08-19-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 804
Posted By Powershift
Some balancers are just pressed on and can come...

Some balancers are just pressed on and can come off when engine is running. Not good. May need to be removed and checked for tightness and keyway condition. Then put back on (hammer and wood...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 08-14-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,123
Posted By Powershift
Dom requested that his message from NCRS website...

Dom requested that his message from NCRS website be posted here as well. He is not able to do it himself at this time.

I need to thank all of you for your prayers. The boy is going to make it....
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 08-07-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,007
Posted By Powershift
Agree with Roy and Steve..........the first thing...

Agree with Roy and Steve..........the first thing to do is a thorough check/evaluation of the VIN and TRIM tags. Then a forensic evaluation of the body and driveline components, numbers, and date...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 08-02-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By Powershift
I know the archives have all the "how to do" info...

I know the archives have all the "how to do" info for this change. I believe AZDoug was one who did this awhile back. You might want to PM him or search his older threads.

Larry

EDIT: Here...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 07-31-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By Powershift
How about we just tell him. :D RBW or AP...

How about we just tell him. :D

RBW or AP are two known head marks.

What does your car have installed??

Larry
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 07-31-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,282
Posted By Powershift
:iagree: That is the way is should work. But...

:iagree: That is the way is should work. But not everyone shares this idea. Although I would not like to pay the ransom, $500 for a true tank sticker from a high-end car is not excessive.

I...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 07-27-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,632
Posted By Powershift
The engine casting #657 was not even available...

The engine casting #657 was not even available until very late in the 1966 model year (May-July 1966). It was a 1967 model year block casting.

Block for a 1965 model car was #870 and #174 for...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 07-26-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By Powershift
That is always a possibility, but a leaking hot...

That is always a possibility, but a leaking hot water valve by itself is not that big a deal. Only if the heater box interior seals and doors are also bad.

My money is on a sticking STV valve (or...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 07-26-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By Powershift
Suggest getting car up on jack stands, disconnect...

Suggest getting car up on jack stands, disconnect the distributor to coil wire so car will not start.

Then have friend try to start car............and you measure voltage at the so solenoid purple...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 07-23-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By Powershift
NCRS Judging Manual for 1966 model year shows...

NCRS Judging Manual for 1966 model year shows #750 alternator as the primary alternator for 327 engines with either AC or the combination of TI and AC. They footnote that alternator could be #694 if...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 07-23-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By Powershift
That is what some books say..........but in real...

That is what some books say..........but in real life a number of AC only cars (no TI) got the 61 amp alternators. My March 1967 factory AC car is one of them (VIN 14845).

Not certain about...
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