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Forum: C3 Tech/Performance Today, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, I agree with lf4 that the rotor needs to be...

Hi,
I agree with lf4 that the rotor needs to be pulled off and clocked properly on the hub so the holes line up.
Regards,
Alan

This is the surface being seen in your photo. (concentric...
Forum: C3 General Yesterday, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 160
Posted By Alan 71
Hi b, Here's the solenoid connections from my...

Hi b,
Here's the solenoid connections from my 71.
Regards,
Alan

Battery and 12 red to battery terminal
12 purple to S terminal
20 yellow to R terminal
...
Forum: C3 General Yesterday, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 533
Posted By Alan 71
Hi JU, Very nice attention to detail!!!! The...

Hi JU,
Very nice attention to detail!!!!
The silver and blue are really a striking combination!
Good Work.
Regards,
Alan
Forum: C3 General Yesterday, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By Alan 71
Hi Mark, I looked at the 73 AIM and appears to...

Hi Mark,
I looked at the 73 AIM and appears to indicate the the harness and wiring for the ignition switch stays to the right and forward of the steering column and heavy bracket that supports it....
Forum: C3 General 06-21-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
Posted By Alan 71
Hi b67r, It really does look like a special...

Hi b67r,
It really does look like a special car!
It's stance and the paint shown in the first photo immediately caught my eye.
Regards,
Alan
Forum: C3 General 06-21-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
Posted By Alan 71
Hi b67r, Well, that's pretty nice photo of a...

Hi b67r,
Well, that's pretty nice photo of a terrific looking car!!!!
Does it have an interior?, engine compartment?, chassis? ???
More photos!!!!
Regards,
Alan
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-21-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 170
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, The center of the striker generally has a...

Hi,
The center of the striker generally has a recess for a large allen wrench.
As you loosen it you'll begin to feel that it can be moved.
Regards,
Alan
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Forum: C3 General 06-20-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Alan 71
Hi JU, I just got down to your pm on my list....

Hi JU,
I just got down to your pm on my list. Sorry it took so long.
I'm glad you got the 'hook-up' taken care of.
Interior and CAR do look nice!
Paint is VERY pretty.
The flag emblems on the...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-20-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 438
Posted By Alan 71
Hi C3, If you're interested in maintaining the...

Hi C3,
If you're interested in maintaining the originality of your rear suspension there's no reason to not replace the bushings in your strut rods, (if they're not bent or cracked), or you can buy...
Forum: C3 General 06-20-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By Alan 71
Hi B, The original 68-72 underlayment was a...

Hi B,
The original 68-72 underlayment was a very dense jute material with a thick rubber backing on it.

I'm unsure if it went into the interior separately from the carpet or not.
Not all areas...
Forum: C3 General 06-19-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 306
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, The 2 'pegs' on the bottom of the window...

Hi,
The 2 'pegs' on the bottom of the window sit in a mount consisting of an aluminum plate and a nylon guide bushing.
Regards,
Alan

The nylon helps the window from squealing when you go over...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-19-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By Alan 71
Hi P, Yes, the strut rod bushings are pressed...

Hi P,
Yes, the strut rod bushings are pressed into place.
Regards,
Alan

You can just see the metal sleeve that's part of the bushing.
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/921/Hag70k.jpg...
Forum: C3 General 06-19-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 306
Posted By Alan 71
Hi Richard and c66, The tray used from 68...

Hi Richard and c66,
The tray used from 68 through 70 (and perhaps into early 71) production was made from 'black flocked' fiberboard. They were easily damaged if the rear window leaked and so have...
Forum: C3 General 06-19-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 306
Posted By Alan 71
Hi c66v, The 68-72 cars with the removable rear...

Hi c66v,
The 68-72 cars with the removable rear window had a 'storage tray' that the window sat in while it was out.
It's hinged and fits up under the rear deck quite closely. It keeps the window...
Forum: C3 General 06-18-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, Here's a photo of a body being put back on...

Hi,
Here's a photo of a body being put back on the chassis using a 2 post lift.
There's just enough room to securely grab the lip of the rocker channel and still have the arm clear the side of the...
Forum: C3 General 06-18-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Alan 71
Hi Toi, The spring leafs have a 5/16" bolt that...

Hi Toi,
The spring leafs have a 5/16" bolt that runs through hole in the center of each leaf.
If the bolt is in place the leafs must pivot on that bolt.
The 4 bolts that mount the spring are far...
Forum: C3 General 06-18-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, Here's an example of the stamps on a 71...

Hi,
Here's an example of the stamps on a 71 differential case.
12th day of 1971. It's in a car with a January 14 trim tag.
Since the date is noted as a Julian date the first 99 days would be a...
Forum: C3 General 06-17-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 729
Posted By Alan 71
Hi N07, A 71 sb convertible….NICE!!!! I like...

Hi N07,
A 71 sb convertible….NICE!!!!
I like 71 cars about as much as anyone but this car looks like it could consume money, time, and energy, pretty quickly.
You need to be careful that you don't...
Forum: C3 General 06-17-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 669
Posted By Alan 71
Hi f, You might also consider J.C.Taylor. ...

Hi f,
You might also consider J.C.Taylor.

"Prior to issuing your policy, we will come to an agreement with you on the value of your vehicle, based on the market and condition of the vehicle in...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-17-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By Alan 71
Hi 69, The optional side exhaust systems used...

Hi 69,
The optional side exhaust systems used the standard exhaust manifolds for 69 sb and bb engines.
The head pipe for each side exhaust is different in size and configuration…. 2"(sb) and...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-16-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Alan 71
Hi Steve, That sounds pretty GOOD to me. Have...

Hi Steve,
That sounds pretty GOOD to me.
Have you determined the reason the one corner of the opening has much less of a radius than the other 3?
Regards,
Alan
Forum: C3 General 06-16-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, Let's be clear about gbozz…he is a...

Hi,
Let's be clear about gbozz…he is a Metropolitan restorer who is willing to work on Corvettes in his spare time.
!!!
We're all VERY fortunate to have someone like him be willing to take charge...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-16-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By Alan 71
Hi E, In your photo I can see part of the...

Hi E,
In your photo I can see part of the quarter trim is 'bent', the cover for the retractor isn't attached to the quarter trim in the typical fashion.
Regards,
Alan

Either the quarter trim is...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-16-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,150
Posted By Alan 71
Hi A, No. I just replied to your other...

Hi A,
No.
I just replied to your other thread.
Regards,
Alan
Forum: C3 General 06-16-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Alan 71
Hi s, The back sides of the bumpers were chrome...

Hi s,
The back sides of the bumpers were chrome plated.
If you feel they need to be painted I guess some silver paint might be a good choice.
If there's rust on the rear side of the bumpers that...
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