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06-24-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 908
Posted By L-46man

'Unka' Hal's Radiator

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Generally Champion or Cold Case seem to be the winners.
06-23-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By Willcox Corvette

Pull the tach and ship it to me... Willcox ...

Pull the tach and ship it to me...

Willcox
123 E. Maple Street
Jeffersonville, In 47130
Attn: Service Department

I'll test it for you for free and match calibrate it if possible.

But as...
06-23-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By gr8t73

Bair's sells rebuilt manual window regulators...

Bair's sells rebuilt manual window regulators both LH & RH. After spending over $100 for parts to rebuild my original regulator and still not satisfied with the operation of the regulator I...
06-23-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By jim2527

Not to long ago someone was looking for VB&P...

Not to long ago someone was looking for VB&P replacement control arm bushing, there were NO sources IIRC. Those look like VP&P arms...sorry.
06-21-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,145
Posted By lars

Here is the info in currently available product...

Here is the info in currently available product lines:

PPG Omni MTK (Acrylic Urethane) Chevy Engine Orange, color code MTK 60524 D
Mix the paint 4:1:1 Omni/MR186 Reducer/MH167 Hardener and shoot...
06-20-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,813
Posted By DAD111

Old school - have the car running at idle at temp...

Old school - have the car running at idle at temp - Loosen rocker nut till it starts to tap the slowly tighten till its gone then go a 1/2 turn more. Should do all of rockers like that - Makes a...
06-19-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,813
Posted By Kacyc3

you dont need to remove the timing cover just...

you dont need to remove the timing cover just change the dist. position 180 degrees.
06-19-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,813
Posted By mongoose87

This is my understanding as well. Under this...

This is my understanding as well.
Under this premise, it shouldn't even be possible to be 180 degrees out if you haven't inserted the distributor yet, as long as you lined up the dots either...
06-19-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By stingr69

If you do not like the converter and the shift...

If you do not like the converter and the shift kit, you will not like the cam either.

It would be nice to know the compression ratio you have. That would be rather important going forward as...
Forum: C3 General
06-18-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,049
Posted By Gman81

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted any updates,...

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted any updates, I’ve had a few slow months. Finally getting ready to install the body back on the frame this weekend if all goes well. Paint has been razored off and I...
06-17-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By Kacyc3

If you want to restore it then go the route of...

If you want to restore it then go the route of gathering pulleys and brackets, if you dont care go to a local junkyard and find a late 80s to early 90s camaro/firebird caprice and take the serpentine...
06-16-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By CanadaGrant

You might not want to do the above small cap...

You might not want to do the above small cap distributor thing either if you plan to use the stock shielding. Below is why.... It won't work with your shielding and is easy to see when you compare it...
06-15-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
Posted By zwede

I'm so cheap I made one from a spark plug and a...

I'm so cheap I made one from a spark plug and a bolt.
Forum: C3 General
06-10-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,217
Posted By l82vett

It would seem if there was rim rub it would be...

It would seem if there was rim rub it would be all 360 degrees of rotation . I would look to see why the rim had run out wobble. Bent rim? bent hub? Not correctly tightened? The wheel spacer will...
06-10-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By 69427

Good job! That's what parsimonious guys like me...

Good job! That's what parsimonious guys like me do. My cut up old distributor works like a champ.
Forum: C3 General
06-10-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,190
Posted By F22

Updating the thread to share the final result of...

Updating the thread to share the final result of my first engine build. So far, so good. It idles well, starts instantly, stays cool and runs smoothly. There was some oil leakage and I was afraid...
06-06-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,520
Posted By lars

Repairing a "Rebuilt" Q-Jet

As I've noted many times in my posts on this Forum, either buying a "rebuilt" Q-Jet carb, or having your Q-Jet "rebuilt" by a "mechanic", can be a real bad experience for many people. There are few...
06-05-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,813
Posted By mongoose87

I have been putting all the components back...

I have been putting all the components back together on the engine, and finally put the engine and transmission back into the engine bay.
WHAT A PAIN IN THE ASS!
It definitely wasn't as tough...
Forum: C3 General
06-04-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,868
Posted By bashcraft

So you're saying that there are no competent...

So you're saying that there are no competent mechanics in your area?



Sounds like you know even less about engines than your mechanic does. That's unfortunate, for your bank account.
06-02-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,449
Posted By F22

The problem was something very weird.

The symptoms were very odd. This is a '74, with a fresh 383 and a four speed. Electric fans, serpentine belt drive and an MSD round it out. Electric fuel pump puts the gas to a rebuilt from new,...
06-02-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,223
Posted By Duke94

The pistons and rods are the originals. There was...

The pistons and rods are the originals. There was no wear in the bores, so machine shop just honed it.
I just took it for a short ride, and it ran very well. No hesitation, bucking, popping or over...
06-01-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By CA-Legal-Vette

Welcome to the forum! lowest hanging fruit...

Welcome to the forum!

lowest hanging fruit is to recurve the distributor. Costs a pittance and makes a big difference. There is a gentleman named Lars on this forum that has a paper that walks...
06-01-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By v2racing

I have excellent crankcase ventilation. Anyway,...

I have excellent crankcase ventilation. Anyway, it would have nothing to do with an oil pressure sensor leaking. Thatís just junk aftermarket parts.

Mike
06-01-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,619
Posted By NewbVetteGuy

Follow-up on the last two posts and FINALLY a...

Follow-up on the last two posts and FINALLY a GOOD update.

I measured the crank and locked the mics and took them with me to the machine shop; they asked how confident I was in the measurement...
05-30-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,408
Posted By superdave269

I posted this earlier on the other thread. I have...

I posted this earlier on the other thread. I have no idea why it didn't save to this thread too.

I just walked in the door from rebuilding the HEI. It did have a bad pick up coil. I dropped it...
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