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Yesterday, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By derekderek

And a 10 buck ebay borescope will get you a look...

And a 10 buck ebay borescope will get you a look at the piston tops to get an idea of dome size or flat, which is unlikely. Head casting number will get you chamber volume and oval or square which...
Yesterday, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 363
Posted By derekderek

Yeah. Bunch of stuff. Now, back to the 396....

Yeah. Bunch of stuff. Now, back to the 396. Nobody would build one. But if that's got good pistons in it it probably has a good crank in it. Even a cast-iron two bolt motor. It's going to be able to...
Yesterday, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 363
Posted By derekderek

I can't find a 396 rated lower than 325...

I can't find a 396 rated lower than 325 horsepower. So maybe the first thing you should do is get this thing tuned up correctly and do a compression test.
Yesterday, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 363
Posted By derekderek

What does that 396 have in it for heads and...

What does that 396 have in it for heads and pistons? And crankshaft? And what year is the block? The 65 needed a Groove machined in the rear cam journal for oiling purposes. But that 396 is paid...
10-18-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By derekderek

Think of it as a regular right-hand thread. now...

Think of it as a regular right-hand thread. now put the wrench on it and tighten it. which will be pulling the wrench handle towards the 3. rotating the nut over the top towards the 9.
10-14-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 863
Posted By derekderek

it's the radiator doesn't leak in the engine...

it's the radiator doesn't leak in the engine stays cool, I would consider spending that money on something else. Now back to that alignment shop. They said the frame was bent. They didn't even notice...
10-11-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By derekderek

Take a screw with head cut off and ground to a...

Take a screw with head cut off and ground to a point. Screw it partway in. Heat screw with propane torch. Press trim onto hot screw. Now you have mark to drill.
Forum: C3 General
10-11-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By derekderek

81 computer controls idle and light throttle...

81 computer controls idle and light throttle cruise. That carb is worthless without a WORKING computer. And I think that computer also controls timing. Get a 50 buck HEI off eBay. They run good. ...
Forum: C3 General
10-08-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By derekderek

And 69 only block.

And 69 only block.
Forum: C3 General
10-07-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By derekderek

We need cyl head numbers too. Under the valve...

We need cyl head numbers too. Under the valve covers.
Forum: C3 General
10-06-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 369
Posted By derekderek

Shed looks like it is missing a fridge...

Shed looks like it is missing a fridge...
10-04-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By derekderek

You know there's a Fifth Amendment. You're...

You know there's a Fifth Amendment. You're violating your own right to remain silent by posting this stuff on the web. I'm pretty sure you were exceeding any speed limit in this country. Hell you'd...
10-03-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By derekderek

a guy wrote, when restoring a C3, attention must...

a guy wrote, when restoring a C3, attention must be paid to everything made of rubber fluid travels through...Especially weatherstripping and T-top seals...
Forum: C3 General
10-01-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By derekderek

the one I thought of is low profile headlight...

the one I thought of is low profile headlight bulbs and then you set the doors so they only open about halfway and then the headlights are fully exposed. And also, they would only show at night.
09-30-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By derekderek

I have two of those. I run them on boats.

I have two of those. I run them on boats.
Forum: C3 General
09-30-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 795
Posted By derekderek

Alright, I'll flame. I hate louvers. Happy now?...

Alright, I'll flame. I hate louvers. Happy now? Nice car.
09-30-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By derekderek

Buy the eBay version for 50 bucks. Same thing....

Buy the eBay version for 50 bucks. Same thing. Middleman making 5 bucks instead of 50. ...
Forum: C3 General
09-30-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 106,836
Posted By derekderek

So that is another steep short climb. yeah I...

So that is another steep short climb. yeah I would put some kind of winch at the front of the garage instead of trying to finesse it up under power.


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Forum: C3 General
09-30-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 723
Posted By derekderek

Read....

Read. https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c3-general/2076877-please-review-ten-rules-for-buying-your-first-c3-corvette.html. Also what you have showed us is gummed up, not scary.
Forum: C3 General
09-28-2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By derekderek

There's two necessary measurements missing from...

There's two necessary measurements missing from those seats. The distance to the top of the bolster and the distance to the seat bottom of where your bottom sits. Cuz like you said you're 6-foot...
09-27-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 832
Posted By derekderek

I don't see any gizmos on the pushrods. I see tie...

I don't see any gizmos on the pushrods. I see tie bars on the roller lifters, and I see a stud girdle on top.
09-26-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 510
Posted By derekderek

That would really be best. Those ecms were a...

That would really be best. Those ecms were a crappy design trying to get the thing to pass emissions because they couldn't get a fuel injection system working well enough yet. There's a reason they...
Forum: C3 General
09-22-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 373
Posted By derekderek

ok, what rim do PO2 go on? rallys or standard...

ok, what rim do PO2 go on? rallys or standard wheels, or either? and I assume since you are scratching rallys with centers and trim rings it isn't blasphemy to snap a PO2 on them?
09-19-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By derekderek

The door itself may be stuck shut. Try jacking...

The door itself may be stuck shut. Try jacking car up a little right at the rear door gap. Flex a bit and change where latch is on striker.
Forum: C3 General
09-19-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By derekderek

another thought. Go with the double tail lights...

another thought. Go with the double tail lights with no backup lights in them. And then do something like the license plate frame with the LED backup lights built into it.
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