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Yesterday, 11:59 AM
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[C2] C-1 vs c-2
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Posted By Frankie the Fink

The C2 has independent rear suspension and does...

The C2 has independent rear suspension and does NOT have the old center-link, king pin front steering arrangement of the C1 basically. Moreover the C1 has an "X" based frame whereas the C2 has a...
Yesterday, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 765
Posted By Frankie the Fink

Me too.... I don't know why DOT 3 is...

Me too....

I don't know why DOT 3 is considered bad by some, yes its hygroscopic but if your system is sealed and in good shape it'll be years before you have to deal with it. Prob 1/2 decade,...
06-22-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 727
Posted By Frankie the Fink

And a lot of spare time.

And a lot of spare time.
06-22-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By Frankie the Fink

Or just shorten the hose an inch and it'll be...

Or just shorten the hose an inch and it'll be fine.
06-22-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
[C2] Spare tire
Views: 674
Posted By Frankie the Fink

IIRC you can carry the fat tire in the tub but it...

IIRC you can carry the fat tire in the tub but it wonít close all the way.
06-22-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,025
Posted By Frankie the Fink

Nice ! As I said these are large holes. If...

Nice ! As I said these are large holes. If theyíre clogged itís with something large or years of accumulated crud.
06-22-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,764
Posted By Frankie the Fink

I don't like the wallboard anchors or toothpicks...

I don't like the wallboard anchors or toothpicks - epoxy or glass filler for me...
I've even seen some pop rivet sheet metal stock in places with a threaded hole to fasten the screws - nasty...
06-22-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Frankie the Fink

Brian of Corvette Specialties MD West - they have...

Brian of Corvette Specialties MD West - they have three levels of restoration - sounds like you want level III...
06-21-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,820
Posted By Frankie the Fink

Its funny because "back in the day" having both...

Its funny because "back in the day" having both A/C and a convertible top was considered a bit gauche and showing off..

People would ask, "....why does the car have air conditioning when you can...
06-21-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,419
Posted By Frankie the Fink

I have the same drivetrain -- 63 250hp, Muncie,...

I have the same drivetrain -- 63 250hp, Muncie, etc -- but, the car had an Eaton posi swapped into it in the mid-70s...

Two owners ago the driver was pretty fanatical about record keeping and I...
06-20-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Frankie the Fink

The black rubber "toilet plunger" around your gas...

The black rubber "toilet plunger" around your gas cap has an overfill hose attached to it that drains out behind the vertical part of the rear bumper (PS IIRC)...you can prob feel the hose with your...
06-20-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Frankie the Fink

Pretty much what I did with the one above - some...

Pretty much what I did with the one above - some previous owner thought it needed to be barbecue grill black for some ungodly reason...

Before and after...
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06-20-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Frankie the Fink

Most of the tubs get damaged at the forward lip...

Most of the tubs get damaged at the forward lip where some dolt tried to jack up the entire rear with a floor jack at the spring saddle and missed. The jack catches the fiberglass tub and cracks it...
06-19-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,819
Posted By Frankie the Fink

4 year old post West..

4 year old post West..
06-19-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,589
Posted By Frankie the Fink

The FIRST step -- is to disconnect the battery,...

The FIRST step -- is to disconnect the battery, the horn power is always hot...
THEN you just pop off the chrome button...
06-19-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,589
Posted By Frankie the Fink

I'm with FLYNAVY30 - that car is too nice not to...

I'm with FLYNAVY30 - that car is too nice not to go "whole hog" on a marginal component...

I rebuilt my 63 column myself and it wasn't that tough (and 63 has unique parts - like the turn signals...
06-19-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,904
Posted By Frankie the Fink

You clearly have "mad" skills. Glad you...

You clearly have "mad" skills.

Glad you didn't go for the cookie sheets in the hood, they work on some restomods, but not others.

I don't think they would enhance this beauty..
06-18-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,803
Posted By Frankie the Fink

There is no mention whatsoever of the OP being...

There is no mention whatsoever of the OP being "broken down on the road" in the original post...
06-18-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,589
Posted By Frankie the Fink

The gap between the spring coils should be...

The gap between the spring coils should be between 0.010" and 0.030" and I wouldn't be a bit surprised to see them too loose; I see it all the time on C2 cars....

The only other thing I would add...
06-18-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,571
Posted By Frankie the Fink

Which makes it "one of one" - you have to get...

Which makes it "one of one" - you have to get into the whole spirit of sales hype my friend!:D
06-18-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,571
Posted By Frankie the Fink

Nice, driver quality, NOM split window - even has...

Nice, driver quality, NOM split window - even has the sloppy, factory yellow glue around the weatherstripping..

Realistic price $75K-$85K... Maybe $95K if alcohol is involved..

And that's...
06-18-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By Frankie the Fink

These videos should show you where the power wire...

These videos should show you where the power wire goes, regardless of its color and I agree, this is an excellent place to get switched power for electric chokes, etc.
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06-18-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,803
Posted By Frankie the Fink

I've been an AAA member for years and had classic...

I've been an AAA member for years and had classic cars towed by them more than once, sometimes you get somebody that knows what they're doing and other times a dolt that hasn't a clue what damage can...
06-17-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,589
Posted By Frankie the Fink

I donít see a spring there and if there is the...

I donít see a spring there and if there is the clamp is too tight. You may have other problems though. You have an inordinate amount of rust at the bearing and Iím not sure you can assume itís ok.
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06-17-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,589
Posted By Frankie the Fink

Its been a while but I thought you just tapped...

Its been a while but I thought you just tapped around the perimeter of the collar in a few spots with a screwdriver or the like and it pops out....??
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