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03-17-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,413
Posted By Big2Bird

Separating the wheat from the chaff is just part...

Separating the wheat from the chaff is just part of the deal. Lot's of urban myths out there, and clearing that up is just one aspect.
03-15-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By Big2Bird

I use this one. Easy breezy. Fits any can. I can...

I use this one. Easy breezy. Fits any can. I can buy rusted out R12, and tap the side.
...
03-15-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,413
Posted By Big2Bird

I like them. Much lighter than stock.

I like them. Much lighter than stock.
03-15-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By Big2Bird

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https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190315_111357_3433628542d68f8eee2a1cd1bd4e73d87e37f75d.jpg
This is the ballast for the MSD POS. Good luck.
03-14-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By Big2Bird

Yes, they can just die. I have tester here. I...

Yes, they can just die. I have tester here.
I suggest going to MSD.com, and look up their trouble shooting tech papers.
It can be either the coil or the box or even both.
Then call MSD and raise...
03-12-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By Big2Bird

VR1 is all I have used for years in my 81.

VR1 is all I have used for years in my 81.
03-09-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 20,795
Posted By Big2Bird

200,000 miles and pristine sounds like a conflict...

200,000 miles and pristine sounds like a conflict of terms.
03-09-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By Big2Bird

Change your oil and be happy." See the world...

Change your oil and be happy." See the world today in your Chevrolet."
03-09-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 500
Posted By Big2Bird

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Nope. Use these two parts. Cond. will fit fine.
03-08-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,362
Posted By Big2Bird

That kind of thing drives you bonkers.

That kind of thing drives you bonkers.
03-08-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 723
Posted By Big2Bird

I doubt either will fit in the tunnel.

I doubt either will fit in the tunnel.
03-08-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 865
Posted By Big2Bird

Stock system is fine for that. You are overly...

Stock system is fine for that. You are overly concerned. Imho.
03-07-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,362
Posted By Big2Bird

Intermittent failures can drive you bonkers. ...

Intermittent failures can drive you bonkers.
Its always something stupid easy and cheap.
Youll find it. Sometimes its blind luck. Sometimes it just takes awhile to figure it out.
A bad ignition...
03-07-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,362
Posted By Big2Bird

I had a 72 here that would stall on left turns. A...

I had a 72 here that would stall on left turns. A dizzy wire inside shorted on turns. VERY hard to find, but easily repaired.
03-06-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,362
Posted By Big2Bird

Two things come to mind. 1)Tank filter sock...

Two things come to mind.

1)Tank filter sock death. Sometimes this clogs the pump check valves too with sock debris.

2) Coil overheats. Ballast resistor overheats/condenser bad,
03-03-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,150
Posted By Big2Bird

I have used poly for 20 years now. What I have...

I have used poly for 20 years now. What I have learned:

Use silicone grease on poly. They squeak without it. I forget who made it, but I have a large tube, and it is so thick it won't wash off.
...
Forum: C3 General
03-01-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,855
Posted By Big2Bird

Pull the kick panels. I bet the bird is cooked.

Pull the kick panels. I bet the bird is cooked.
02-27-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,039
Posted By Big2Bird

New ones. Not only do old springs sag over time,...

New ones. Not only do old springs sag over time, those were made for bias ply tires. Moog makes new ones for modern tires.
02-24-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,613
Posted By Big2Bird

$4995.00

$4995.00
Forum: C3 General
02-20-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Big2Bird

I cut my own because that is what I always did....

I cut my own because that is what I always did. LOL
Forum: C3 General
02-19-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By Big2Bird

Willcox has a new oil gauge that does work well,...

Willcox has a new oil gauge that does work well, and as good or better than a GM NOS.:thumbs:. Follow the directions included.

The dampening fluid in them dries up, hence the flicker.

The...
02-14-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,961
Posted By Big2Bird

I have always wanted to test this out and verify...

I have always wanted to test this out and verify for myself, and to show others just what the measured rate of expansion is. Being retired, and having a huge box of old cores makes it easy.

I am...
02-13-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,961
Posted By Big2Bird

After baking 1 hour at 200*, the gap was...

After baking 1 hour at 200*, the gap was immediately rechecked, and a change of .006" was determined.

If your distributor is ever this hot, chances are it's toast.

Conclusion: I will go back to...
02-13-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,961
Posted By Big2Bird

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190213_105333_4ea4c6043582e9d58a409db0af38af5a3f0a700c.jpg...
02-13-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,961
Posted By Big2Bird

I assembled an old housing and shaft that were...

I assembled an old housing and shaft that were together as a mated set, degreased them overnight, and assembled. The gap is .052". at 70* ambient.
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