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05-01-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By Plasticman

Thanks for the video...but spent more time...

Thanks for the video...but spent more time looking at your avatar....

My very wise step-grandfather put me on a factory assembly line when I was 16 (during summer vacation)....I learned real quick...
04-21-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By Plasticman

These are the ones that I made for Bill and...

These are the ones that I made for Bill and myself......Too many dimensions, but you can mix and match as needed. "O" ring should work just as well.
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04-18-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Plasticman

No separate turn signal cancellation switch... ...

No separate turn signal cancellation switch...

Turn signal switch is simply not returning to center, if one or the other brake light is not staying on, and when stalk is held in the exact center,...
03-14-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By Plasticman

If you could provide the other specifics on this...

If you could provide the other specifics on this engine, such as the intake manifold casting number, cylinder head casting number (may be able to see through the oil fill hole, carb type and number,...
03-10-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,116
Posted By Plasticman

Key West (off the coast of Vietnam came...

Key West (off the coast of Vietnam came later)......But I did buy a 66 Vette later in 69....

Plasticman
03-10-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,056
Posted By Plasticman

I think that Chevrolet had more than one stamping...

I think that Chevrolet had more than one stamping machine and set of stamps over that time period (especially stamping harder stainless steel vs. the previous aluminum vin plates). Plus different...
03-08-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,056
Posted By Plasticman

Later C1 vin tags were spot welded to the...

Later C1 vin tags were spot welded to the steering column (in the engine compartment), and have been known to be poorly welded. Ergo, the spot welds fails, the tag falls off while driving, and the...
03-06-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,317
Posted By Plasticman

Rex, I have been running my original...

Rex,

I have been running my original master cylinder (with the residual valve removed and rebuilt at the same time) since 2005 with the disc brakes. And prior to that with the drum brakes of...
03-05-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By Plasticman

A few more from 2013 (another of Frankie and me...

A few more from 2013 (another of Frankie and me on the straight , and then Tom and Frankie in the pits prior to the touring laps, and last with Bill in the lead, me following, and then Frankie):

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02-28-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By Plasticman

In ref. to SWCDukes comment on the replacement...

In ref. to SWCDukes comment on the replacement ground wire from NAPA, I found this on a Studebaker site (at one point they used Delco distributors):
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02-27-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By Plasticman

Sealed Timken version from Summit: ...

Sealed Timken version from Summit:

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/tmk-5206kse
02-27-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By Plasticman

Note that if you are thinking about converting to...

Note that if you are thinking about converting to disc brakes in the future, that the disc brake conversions come with tapered roller bearings & races (that fit the new brake rotors).

Plasticman
02-23-2018, 08:45 AM
02-22-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,274
Posted By Plasticman

Mike, At one point in the 1990's, I had...

Mike,

At one point in the 1990's, I had read that a group within GM wanted to take Corvette away from Chevrolet. Don't remember if they were going to make it a separate vehicle line or marry it...
02-22-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,274
Posted By Plasticman

Great collection, and thanks for posting them ...

Great collection, and thanks for posting them
Plasticman
02-06-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,317
Posted By Plasticman

If you are keeping the stock original master...

If you are keeping the stock original master cylinder, you will need to remove the residual pressure valve from it. Easy enough to do it, if you rebuild the M/C.

Otherwise, your disc brakes will...
02-04-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,142
Posted By Plasticman

I don't have access to mine at the moment, but...

I don't have access to mine at the moment, but you could buy a cowl vent gasket at any of the C1 vendors, to give you a very rough idea on the size / shape.
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01-30-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,523
Posted By Plasticman

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/1280x960/80-chamoisjan07_2_347b121a57f6ca9d7885a7883dff9ec67037bfbb.jpg
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01-25-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,421
Posted By Plasticman

010 block was typically a 350 cubic inch, and was...

010 block was typically a 350 cubic inch, and was used in many different HP combinations in cars (all the way up to a LT1 370 HP Corvette / 360 HP Camaro), and trucks. So advise what the heads and...
01-05-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By Plasticman

Answer for Bill: Yes it is. Plasticman

Answer for Bill: Yes it is.

Plasticman
01-04-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By Plasticman

Bill used 2 U-joints, with a substantially beefed...

Bill used 2 U-joints, with a substantially beefed up firewall, and did not require a center support. This was with exhaust manifolds (header would be a whole different story, and would of required 3...
12-24-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 638
Posted By Plasticman

Do NOT use alcohol on acrylic / plexiglass! ...

Do NOT use alcohol on acrylic / plexiglass!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cU9Ty0L0g7E

Additional info:

http://www.e-tplastics.com/blog/how-to-clean-repair-and-protect-acrylic/
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12-13-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,011
Posted By Plasticman

Very nicely done! Plasticman

Very nicely done!

Plasticman
11-16-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Plasticman

Chuck, Yes, Richard V. said he was going. ...

Chuck,

Yes, Richard V. said he was going. Please give him a call.

John
10-21-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By Plasticman

35 ft.-lbs.

35 ft.-lbs.
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