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07-09-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By pgiganti

Notes on Rebuilding a Carburetor

I’ve received a lot of good advice and information on this forum, so I thought I would pay it back a bit. I just finished rebuilding my 4bl carb on my ’64 250hp Corvette, and apparently I did it...
07-09-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Panama 58

I would be happy to provide information on my car...

I would be happy to provide information on my car as you progress with yours. With them only being a few days apart, it could be interesting to see what we come up with. Mine was owned by the...
07-05-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 776
Posted By Frankie the Fink

Why not just use Evap-o-Rust ? Made for the job.

Why not just use Evap-o-Rust ? Made for the job.
06-26-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 711
Posted By JohnZ

Those levers are the hardest steel I've ever...

Those levers are the hardest steel I've ever worked with - if you plan on drilling them, hope you have LOTS of cobalt/titanium drill bits. Hint: The drill bits will cost at least twice the price of...
06-19-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,535
Posted By 63 340HP

Try a few sizes and lengths using the design...

Try a few sizes and lengths using the design calculator (https://www.rapidairproducts.com/page/flow-rate-calculator) at the Rapidair site. I prefer to use an inlet pressure at the compressor's low...
06-19-2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,535
Posted By BB767

I used Transair: ...

I used Transair:

http://www.ecompressedair.com/accessories/compressed-air-piping/transair-piping-systems.aspx

in my old shop. It's powder coated aluminum pipe, uses compression fittings on the...
06-17-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,535
Posted By GTR1999

A lot depends on what you are going to use it...

A lot depends on what you are going to use it for. I don't paint so I am blasting or using tools. I just setup a little shop to tinker in and bought a new Eastwoods super quiet 12 cfm compressor. So...
06-16-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,535
Posted By John McGraw

I absolutely disagree with the notion that either...

I absolutely disagree with the notion that either a refrigerated or desiccant dryer is overkill. In any compressed air system, the air inside the pipe will be completely saturated. That is to say,...
05-23-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,079
Posted By outofspec

http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk71/outofspec/...

http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk71/outofspec/IMG_4213_2.jpg (http://s277.photobucket.com/user/outofspec/media/IMG_4213_2.jpg.html)
I pulled the body with an engine hoist the summer before last....
Forum: C1 & C2 Parts
05-15-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By 82X-FireVette

Body sling

Hi. I have an unused one. It is located in Florida. You pay for the shipping and its yours.

Bob
05-06-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By rccarson

Body lift

Welcome to the Forum! There is lots of good info here and good people to help .
I will dig out Nolan's plan and send it to you if you PM me. The answer to your second question is that 63 and 64 cars...
05-06-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By ovlrcr

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/1600x1200/80-p1010111_ae11da5f96f1796dd709c48f67350b28121e51fc.jpgHere is a photo of my body lift back in 2007. I used the body lift strap...
04-26-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By BB767

Don, you have just a fantastic attitude! I wish...

Don, you have just a fantastic attitude! I wish you could spread that around more. Well done! :thumbs:

I told my kids when they were growing up, life is short, enjoy yourself. If you're not having...
04-24-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,693
Posted By jimgessner

Nice project. TRIM TAG DATE F12= JUNE 12, 1964...

Nice project. TRIM TAG DATE F12= JUNE 12, 1964 which looks correct for your late 20000 plus vin. It is a A.O. Smith body which was the DOW division supplying bodies to St. Louis since January 64 as...
04-22-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 18,139
Posted By pop23235

Elwood, Iíve started a few old engines fwiw, and...

Elwood, Iíve started a few old engines fwiw, and while a tear down is desirable, you may get away without it - for a while. If this were mine to start, Iíd stop by a marine store and get an aerosol...
10-31-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,117
Posted By Ken Sungela

Copart has brokers that will bid on your behalf...

Copart has brokers that will bid on your behalf once you get an account setup with them. The fees are pretty low IMO, but you may be restricted from inspecting the car yourself as the storage yards...
05-27-2017, 09:21 PM
05-17-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,269
Posted By belairbrian

Goes in the hole in the front of the heater box...

Goes in the hole in the front of the heater box and is connected to the vertical tube duct held by 2 screws to the box. IIRC it is keyed so it goes in correctly.
03-04-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By mike coletta

http://www.parts123.com/corvettecentral/dyndetail....

http://www.parts123.com/corvettecentral/dyndetail.pta?catalog=0000050e&ukey=42675

http://www.parts123.com/corvettecentral/dyndetail.pta?catalog=0000050e&ukey=42672
03-21-2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By ChattanoogaJSB

Railroadman is a good dude- the emoji thing he...

Railroadman is a good dude- the emoji thing he posted up hasn't been taken in offense once in the time I've been on the forum (2009?); we just all like to see photos.

There are plenty of...
03-21-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By Bluestripe67

Son....with that reply you are treading on very...

Son....with that reply you are treading on very thin ice. The last person who went down that same road has not been seen or heard from anymore!. If you want help, it requires respect. :toetap: Dennis
02-25-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,256
Posted By JohnZ

Here's that ratio story:

Here's that ratio story:
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