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Forum: C3 General Today, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Alan 71
Hi 1916, The original rear window was stamped...

Hi 1916,
The original rear window was stamped VINYLITE.
It sounds like you have either a replaced rear window or a replacement top.
Regards,
Alan

This is an original rear window dated 1 69.
...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance Today, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By Alan 71
Hi A8, From your description it sounds like the...

Hi A8,
From your description it sounds like the bumper bracket bolts were in place but not the 2 bolts that attach the frame extension to the front of the frame rail.
Did you need to remove the...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance Today, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By Alan 71
Hi Gw, "Your deep down the rabbit hole now!"...

Hi Gw,

"Your deep down the rabbit hole now!"

This is a pretty interesting rabbit hole to be down!
There are lot's of interesting and challenging things to do and learn but it can be a...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance Yesterday, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 332
Posted By Alan 71
Hi Steve, Are you aware of the little plastic...

Hi Steve,
Are you aware of the little plastic 'clips' that are used to secure the tubes to the wiper arm?
Regards,
Alan

Here are a couple of them in place.
...
Forum: C3 General Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By Alan 71
Hi ICD, I looked at all the photos. I don't...

Hi ICD,
I looked at all the photos.
I don't think it's that nice a car. In fact, it's pretty shoddy looking to my eyes.
Where the "frame on restoration" work was done, I can't see.
If you REALLY...
Forum: C3 General Yesterday, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By Alan 71
Hi Mike, The original engine ground step on my...

Hi Mike,
The original engine ground step on my 71 350/270 is 12-1/2" long from the center of the connector at the block to the center of the connector at the frame engine mount arm.
Regards,
Alan...
Forum: C3 General Yesterday, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By Alan 71
Hi F, Yes, there's some adjustment possible. ...

Hi F,
Yes, there's some adjustment possible.
The small bracket that is mounted on 2 studs in the wiper bay has a little adjustment.
The point at which the valve mounts to the small bracket has...
Forum: C3 General Yesterday, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By Alan 71
Hi Rick, Here are a couple of photos of a 69...

Hi Rick,
Here are a couple of photos of a 69 with the bright blue interior.
I'm pretty sure this interior has been untouched.
Regards,
Alan
...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance Yesterday, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 332
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, For amusement purposes only: The...

Hi,
For amusement purposes only:
The original arm/ tubes seem to have a dark finish on them that wasn't paint.
(I don't think the holders/arms had 'paint' on them. The original print for the 68...
Forum: C3 General 05-27-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By Alan 71
Hi ST, The hood latches were originally plated...

Hi ST,
The hood latches were originally plated with zinc (medium gray) or manganese (dark gray) phosphate.
Various venders (Eastwood, Paragon, etc.) sell a phosphate paint that is a good...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-26-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 332
Posted By Alan 71
Hi Steve, I think it's a pretty common 'auto...

Hi Steve,
I think it's a pretty common 'auto store' type tool.
Regards,
Alan
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-26-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 332
Posted By Alan 71
Hi Steve, Yes! Regards, Alan Upper...

Hi Steve,
Yes!
Regards,
Alan

Upper arrow…key on grooved shaft
Lower arrow… point where clip 'seats'.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/923/Jyb1CR.jpg...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-26-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 332
Posted By Alan 71
Hi Steve, The wiper arm is held in place on the...

Hi Steve,
The wiper arm is held in place on the transmission shaft by a key in the shaft and a keyway in the arm.

In addition, there's a small spring clip that must be depressed to remove the arm...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-26-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 332
Posted By Alan 71
Hi Steve, I'd start with a sewing needle at end...

Hi Steve,
I'd start with a sewing needle at end with the tiny holes. Typically 2 (?) holes per tube.
If that's not it then perhaps a long piece of very fine music wire from the other end.
Good...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-25-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By Alan 71
Hi V, The base in your photo is an aftermarket...

Hi V,
The base in your photo is an aftermarket universal base.
Perhaps something like this might suit?
It depends on your carburetor and fuel line as to what base will fit your engine.
Regards,...
Forum: C3 General 05-25-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By Alan 71
Hi 71, Do you wish to have the fiber optics...

Hi 71,
Do you wish to have the fiber optics actually function as intended, or do you wish to just have the lenses on the shifter console illuminated when the lights are on?
Are the 4 fiber optic...
Forum: C3 General 05-25-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 681
Posted By Alan 71
Hi P, Welcome! How long have you had the car?...

Hi P,
Welcome!
How long have you had the car?
What has happened to the engine that makes it tired?
Is it a small block or big block and what transmission is in the car?
It might help folks give...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-25-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, Sooner rather than later the bushings...

Hi,
Sooner rather than later the bushings should be changed because of their age and deterioration.
For now you can try tapping the bushing back in place and then see is the bolt can be tightened....
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-25-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, I don't think the control arm shifted...

Hi,
I don't think the control arm shifted forward... rather the bushing retainer moved forward.
The bolt under the large washer that retains the bushing in the a-arm wasn't tightened/torqued into...
Forum: C3 General 05-25-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By Alan 71
Hi Lou, The tray on my 71 (with the spring...

Hi Lou,
The tray on my 71 (with the spring steel latch) is 16" front to back through the center of the tray.
Are you saying the tray changed size or was the location of the latch (of what ever...
Forum: C3 General 05-25-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, Perhaps here? Regards, Alan ...

Hi,
Perhaps here?
Regards,
Alan

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/922/I00n9X.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/pmI00n9Xj)
Forum: C3 General 05-25-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 18,963
Posted By Alan 71
Hi C1n, No, sorry, that's not the original jack...

Hi C1n,
No, sorry, that's not the original jack or handle.
The jack compartment tray…. even as bad as that one looks someone MIGHT want it. People are now restoring them. There's often a date...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-25-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, Getting to the head-light switch isn't...

Hi,
Getting to the head-light switch isn't easy…. in fact it's difficult. Access to the switch on a car with a/c is even more involved

Some folks suggest loosening the 2 bolts that support the...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-24-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By Alan 71
Hi 72, If you're hearing a hiss a hose is...

Hi 72,
If you're hearing a hiss a hose is displaced.
Here's the vacuum hose routing for both the headlights and the wiper door.
You can see and access SOME of it, but it's pretty difficult with...
Forum: C3 General 05-24-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By Alan 71
Hi, The AIM describes it as a spacer. ...

Hi,
The AIM describes it as a spacer.
#3922010.
I'm not sure if it's the same as the bushing in the wiper door mechanism or not… those aren't called out in the AIM.
Regards,
Alan
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