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Forum: C3 General Yesterday, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By Willcox Corvette
David.. If you need me to break it down i will ...

David.. If you need me to break it down i will

Just message me at [email protected] i will.

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Forum: C3 Tech/Performance Yesterday, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 214
Posted By Willcox Corvette
There is a rod that slips into the hole the star...

There is a rod that slips into the hole the star bolt threads into...

This rod is rest on a key way that locks the column into place.

If the rod fell out there is nothing for the star bolt...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-13-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 217
Posted By Willcox Corvette
:iagree: If the lamps are flashing in unison...

:iagree:

If the lamps are flashing in unison completely off then back on... I'd take a hard look at the headlamp switch. You can see the breaker in the picture below.
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Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-13-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Willcox Corvette
The point of reference is the line on the side...

The point of reference is the line on the side fender above the gill openings. We took these measurements off a 1976 original front end. But this is not the same as your car and we took our...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-12-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By Willcox Corvette
Actually, all the dash gauges have dampening oil...

Actually, all the dash gauges have dampening oil inside them. The oil helps make the movement smooth when the gauge operates. The oil dictates partially how responsive the gauge is.

But the lack...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-08-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 590
Posted By Willcox Corvette
I'm sure I can get you this system and get you...

I'm sure I can get you this system and get you some discount on it as well. Give Tommy a call at 812-288-7103 or 800-588-3883. I'll forward him a copy of this message so he'll have a heads up. ...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 11-07-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Willcox Corvette
I checked today and no one posted so here is a...

I checked today and no one posted so here is a pic for you. I have the felt in stock too.. you just center it on the cover and use the spray glue.
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Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 11-06-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 595
Posted By Willcox Corvette
Good pics Frankie.. :D I've been doing this...

Good pics Frankie.. :D

I've been doing this since 1974... so I'm kind of past the 40 yr barrier and I'm not sure if this counts or not... but my money is on the cross shaft as well. They will...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 11-06-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Willcox Corvette
The fuel tank cover felt is not hard to...

The fuel tank cover felt is not hard to install... If someone else doesn't post up by tomorrow I'll raise my soft top and take a picture of my cover still in my 62. But it's really not just a felt...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-06-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By Willcox Corvette
I would still bench test the new motor.. this...

I would still bench test the new motor.. this takes the motor out of the equation.

If you are hearing the relay click.. and you really have to listen to the console.. but if the relay is clicking...
Forum: C3 General 11-06-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 559
Posted By Willcox Corvette
Scott- You just need to tweak the frames...

Scott-

You just need to tweak the frames where the bumpers screw in. It's possible to bend the frames where the bumpers screw in and you should make sure before you install anything that the top...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-06-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By Willcox Corvette
Find someone to blast the wheels, then buy the...

Find someone to blast the wheels, then buy the paint and spray them yourself. Only the outside of the wheels were painted argent silver, the inside was painted black restoration paint and primer. ...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-06-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By Willcox Corvette
Get the motor new (without core), it's the best...

Get the motor new (without core), it's the best way. https://willcoxcorvette.com/wiper-motor-1968-new-no-core-26565

I have the tubes for the washers at this link....
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-03-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Willcox Corvette
This is by far the easiest way to remove the dash...

This is by far the easiest way to remove the dash pad from your car. Just follow the instructions and you'll be fine.

As Tom said above... my money is on the tach board.
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Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-03-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Willcox Corvette
You don't need to remove the gauges to test them....

You don't need to remove the gauges to test them. I know these are not your gauges but it's the same on all cars...

Go to the sending unit's and test the gauges..

On the oil pressure...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-01-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,473
Posted By Willcox Corvette
I don’t have a page on how we actually do the...

I don’t have a page on how we actually do the suspension change out… but I’ll add to this post a bit so possibly someone down the road will know.

(And before I start, you don’t need a lift to do...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-01-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By Willcox Corvette
Go read this.... it'll help you remove the pad. ...

Go read this.... it'll help you remove the pad.

http://repairs.willcoxcorvette.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/1968-1977-corvette-left-hand-dash-pad-removal.pdf
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-01-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By Willcox Corvette
Here are the main articles and videos on the web...

Here are the main articles and videos on the web site to help you.

Upload this first......
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-31-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By Willcox Corvette
I don't think that gear is your issue... In most...

I don't think that gear is your issue... In most cases the driven gear is not the issue even though it shows wear. While your old gear shows some wear, it's still meshed in the drive gear in the...
Forum: C3 General 10-30-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By Willcox Corvette
At first I thought you were missing a number......

At first I thought you were missing a number... but I forgot NCRS drops the first digit of the dealer codes because the cars came without a division code on the paper work. Our old dealer code was...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-30-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By Willcox Corvette
You didn't miss anything... the labels were there...

You didn't miss anything... the labels were there for making sure the calibration chart and parts were correct should there be a repair. In the old days we'd get these gauges in for repair, we'd...
Forum: C3 General 10-30-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By Willcox Corvette
:iagree:

:iagree:
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-30-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By Willcox Corvette
http://repairs.willcoxcorvette.com/wp-content/uplo...

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Forum: C3 General 10-30-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By Willcox Corvette
The input is always the rear nipple on the switch...

The input is always the rear nipple on the switch for all cars 68-82.

And to compound things, years ago there was some bogus diagrams floating that one vendor did to mess with another vendor and...
Forum: C3 General 10-29-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By Willcox Corvette
The threads are NPT and I'd use either a Teflon...

The threads are NPT and I'd use either a Teflon tape or sealant on the plug. Always remember, Teflon is not a sealer it's a lubricant so that the thread will mesh and seal. 10 to 15 ft lbs is all...
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