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02-13-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By ignatz

All you are doing is making it more likely that...

All you are doing is making it more likely that the constant flex that broke the clamping design will be transferred to the mounting area on the actual trailing arm. And that will then break. The...
Forum: C3 General
02-07-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By ignatz

Go big or go home? I will see your puny carvana...

Go big or go home? I will see your puny carvana and raise you one carousel!
...
02-01-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 677
Posted By ignatz

The crate motor was dry. My Z06/LS7 of course...

The crate motor was dry. My Z06/LS7 of course came with oil. The crate motor comes with a very detailed set of break-in instructions and it includes Mobil 1.

...
Forum: Paint/Body
02-01-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By ignatz

Thanks DUB, I think we all appreciate the time...

Thanks DUB, I think we all appreciate the time you take to weigh in on all our big and little problems.
01-29-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,151
Posted By ignatz

Given the motor you have up front, I would say...

Given the motor you have up front, I would say that is more than interesting. That "movement energy" is really torque, lots of it in your case, that eventually gets applied to a weld somewhere. And...
Forum: C3 General
01-28-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,828
Posted By ignatz

Exactly my thought on the gelcoat vs primer - but...

Exactly my thought on the gelcoat vs primer - but great prep work. But I am adding a cautionary note about the setup and maybe the booth, I seem to remember paint not sticking to whatever it was I...
01-27-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,960
Posted By ignatz

You really should insert a relay, fused of...

You really should insert a relay, fused of course, to power the pump.

The other consideration is what happens if you're in an accident and the pump continues to operate. Lots of discussion...
01-26-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,151
Posted By ignatz

Same amount of static torque regardless of which...

Same amount of static torque regardless of which bushing you pick, but have a look here.

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c3-general/4021281-differential-to-frame-bracket.html

Also note...
01-25-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,151
Posted By ignatz

Thanks for your posts gKull. I went back and...

Thanks for your posts gKull. I went back and reread my original post on this. 74modified and 427Swede both informed me that an alternative arrangement the W, would get me into the ballpark. The...
01-24-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 733
Posted By ignatz

I've got my car up on a lift right now. I'll take...

I've got my car up on a lift right now. I'll take a look at what access looks like from where yours is. Mine is on the back crossmember. Not great but I can get at it if need be.

Update for you. ...
01-24-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,151
Posted By ignatz

Some "input" for you, Dave:...

Some "input" for you, Dave: https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c3-tech-performance/3398392-driveshaft-angle-3.html

The other part of the story is the differential snubber mounted to the bracket...
Forum: C3 General
01-21-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By ignatz

Quite happy with mine. A couple of suggestions ...

Quite happy with mine. A couple of suggestions

1) Make sure the floor is adequate, I had to upgrade a section
2) Position the lift so you can lift the car either facing in or facing out
3) Epoxy...
01-01-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 717
Posted By ignatz

I was never a fan of "non-linear" travel anywhere...

I was never a fan of "non-linear" travel anywhere in my suspension. End links with springs and compression baffle me as to why. I got these from Guldstrand (out of business). Not sure if there is...
01-01-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By ignatz

OK, I'll weigh in here. I got this column support...

OK, I'll weigh in here. I got this column support to swap out the cast iron boat anchor next time I get behind the dash. It weighs about 7#'s as I recall. I don't know what the original weighs but I...
Forum: C3 General
12-18-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,491
Posted By ignatz

If you do sand, and haven't done it before, you...

If you do sand, and haven't done it before, you need to be very careful not to round over any edges.

Since you're new here, note that there is a Paint and Body section under General Corvette Topics
12-18-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,933
Posted By ignatz

Reason for me asking is that I would visualize...

Reason for me asking is that I would visualize the spreader bar helping to minimize the stresses on the main bearing next to the motor mounts. Nobody seems worried about the block becoming part of...
Forum: C3 General
12-01-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By ignatz

BaT Video Inspiration: The 1963 Corvette

Audience here should find this interesting despite the fact that it is a GM promo film for the C2 generation. Enough similarity to our cars that you'll be entertained regardless. Goes from prototype...
11-23-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 14,208
Posted By ignatz

Just a word of caution (I haven't read the whole...

Just a word of caution (I haven't read the whole thread), if you're going carb'd, it's going to poke through the stock hood. Do some research.

...
Forum: C3 General
11-21-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,505
Posted By ignatz

What's not to like? Brighter, faster brake...

What's not to like? Brighter, faster brake illumination, less current draw, haven't seen one burn out yet. With all the touch labor involved (especially given the pain of replacing incandescents...
11-14-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By ignatz

I generally agree. The internet "research" I did...

I generally agree. The internet "research" I did suggests there is maybe a 30% net gain in the energy released in burning ethanol compared to the energy required to plant the corn, grow, harvest,...
10-26-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By ignatz

Not with a carb!

Not with a carb!
Forum: C3 General
10-26-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,162
Posted By ignatz

Did all the work myself and wouldn't do it again,...

Did all the work myself and wouldn't do it again, provided I could find somebody I trusted. You really want to check your shop out throughly and make sure you know what they are quoting in writing. ...
Forum: C3 General
10-17-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By ignatz

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c3-general/40...

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c3-general/4035411-front-end-winch-attachment-2.html
09-25-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By ignatz

The little bit of research I did on this...

The little bit of research I did on this suggested that the lines are sized to support the horsepower of the car. I believe there are online calculators that will tell you how to size the line. As...
Forum: C3 General
09-13-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,471
Posted By ignatz

People who think they can design a better...

People who think they can design a better interior for these cars than GM did are deluded. This looks great.
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