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Yesterday, 10:18 AM
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Posted By cuisinartvette

Buccaneer (member here) can guide you. Youll need...

Buccaneer (member here) can guide you. Youll need some good heads, headers etc the usual stuff. more than likely a bigger crank, too
03-22-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By cuisinartvette

A 600 is more than enough for a 327 with a mild...

A 600 is more than enough for a 327 with a mild cam
The newer Mustangs are pretty quick, but you can always outdrive..for a bit.
03-22-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By cuisinartvette

I agree thats why Id never pay #s price. Guys...

I agree thats why Id never pay #s price. Guys were doing this way back in the 80s...if one knows what they are doing they can fool thebest out there. Buy based on condition/like/price if #s match...
03-21-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,812
Posted By cuisinartvette

Cant worry about everything but as we get older...

Cant worry about everything but as we get older we realize mortality. Lots more cars and distracted drivers on the road

Ok so put lapbelts, a collapsible column and a safer master & enjoy. i dont...
03-20-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 806
Posted By cuisinartvette

Was it water that leaked in through rain, for how...

Was it water that leaked in through rain, for how long? Flood?

No electrical issues, it drives ok? Not a fan of neglected cars, usually a lot more is uncovered as you start digging deeper
Doesnt...
03-20-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,568
Posted By cuisinartvette

Excellent....esp Steve! This is what the hobbys...

Excellent....esp Steve! This is what the hobbys all about bet hes not worried about resale cause hes having too much fun who would wanna get rid of it!
Bet hes the only one on the road w/one too.
Forum: C3 General
03-18-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,068
Posted By cuisinartvette

Nice, thats what a C3 should look like! Its sat...

Nice, thats what a C3 should look like! Its sat around long enough, go enjoy a near new C3 in 2019-Not many get to drive something so different than all the plastic generic looking cars these days.
03-18-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By cuisinartvette

Be patient, plenty of any yr out there whose...

Be patient, plenty of any yr out there whose owner tries not to drive it hoping for a rise in value
Assume sooner or later the heads may need attention, any shop that is competent that works on...
03-17-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By cuisinartvette

GM C5Z wheels look decent on these, plain grey...

GM C5Z wheels look decent on these, plain grey ones arent a bunch either
Forum: C5 General
03-16-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 381
Posted By cuisinartvette

Remember these cars are getting old, so even ones...

Remember these cars are getting old, so even ones with low miles can have tired parts on them
15-18j should get you something thats damn near perfect, no reason to buy something with problems or too...
03-15-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,872
Posted By cuisinartvette

Nice 1 owner car you got there GLWS

Nice 1 owner car you got there GLWS
Forum: C3 General
03-15-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By cuisinartvette

not a vette but all I have for now, took it out...

not a vette but all I have for now, took it out for about 40 min, had my first "find the bugs" issue
(broken throttle return spring). Block from home heard a thump and found a bolt worked its way...
03-14-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,717
Posted By cuisinartvette

Im not an engineer but it didnt do a damn thing...

Im not an engineer but it didnt do a damn thing for me. Had a big block in a tight engine compartment (86 5.0 stang)...even with the best fan I could get in there, cool stat and a griffin radiator...
03-14-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,887
Posted By cuisinartvette

The rollers from that line arent any better...

The rollers from that line arent any better either.
I will give up a few lbs tq and maybe an inch of vacuum all day long for some longevity; too many cams with catchy names aimed at beginners &...
03-12-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 808
Posted By cuisinartvette

Im off hwy 79 if you need a 2nd set of ears, had...

Im off hwy 79 if you need a 2nd set of ears, had a number of 327s. Ill pm you my phone
03-12-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By cuisinartvette

What is "not much $" EQ makes Or made a much...

What is "not much $"
EQ makes Or made a much better performing vortec head, AFR makes an oustanding one .(190 vortec) dont see many guys using them.
03-12-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,887
Posted By cuisinartvette

Its a mild cam...what can make it extreme or not...

Its a mild cam...what can make it extreme or not is the seat timing, those specs dont tell the whole story.
Is the valve being yanked off the seat and bounced back off or is it more of a gentle...
03-12-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,135
Posted By cuisinartvette

lol Yup its a Chevy not a Ferrari. Ya get what ya...

lol Yup its a Chevy not a Ferrari. Ya get what ya pay for.
They certainly arent horrible
03-10-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By cuisinartvette

know anyone who can apply vacuum to see if it...

know anyone who can apply vacuum to see if it holds?
Try some speedbleeders on your calipers (Summit has them), best one man bleed job ever it will get ALL the air out
03-10-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 20,837
Posted By cuisinartvette

read most corvette fs ads they are all rare and...

read most corvette fs ads they are all rare and one of a kind. Its a high mi C5 wouldnt buy one with 200k period. Besides they arent collector cars
03-09-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By cuisinartvette

Dont think most buyers would freak about the...

Dont think most buyers would freak about the heads not being done. Not like the LS7 isnt known for other stuff.
If it runs fine bet it sells
03-08-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 723
Posted By cuisinartvette

What gear do you have now? What cam? nothing...

What gear do you have now? What cam?
nothing wrong with cruising at 3k or so wont hurt a thing and will be in/near its sweet spot more than likely
03-08-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 723
Posted By cuisinartvette

Those were common on motorhomes at one time. See...

Those were common on motorhomes at one time. See if the seller is Ok with having a trans shop give it an ok. BigBird has a good point...is there a reason a traditional OD trans wont work?
03-08-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By cuisinartvette

I dont believe the factory system is adequate for...

I dont believe the factory system is adequate for longer stroke high rpm setups. I have not one ounce of blowby have done every windage thing I can think of and still have a little issue.
Toyed with...
03-07-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,914
Posted By cuisinartvette

Nice car for the money!!

Nice car for the money!!
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