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Forum: C3 General
06-30-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By lowbuck72

I have to drive in the big race and must go very...

I have to drive in the big race and must go very fast and my speed is dangerous pops made my engine go strong so I must win and drive better than the mammoth car racer x will be there chim chim took...
Forum: C3 General
06-30-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,857
Posted By lowbuck72

Been riding Harleys for 40+ years now. Used give...

Been riding Harleys for 40+ years now. Used give the wave only to other Harley riders. Then came the point that Asian cruisers look so much like Harleys, I would wave 'cause I couldn't tell. Nowadays...
Forum: C3 General
06-13-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,080
Posted By lowbuck72

Ya sure? I was cruisin in my Stingray late...

Ya sure?

I was cruisin in my Stingray late one night
when a 5 ton garbage truck pulled up on the right
He rolled down the window of his smelly old rig
And motioned me to floor my fiberglass pig...
Forum: C3 General
06-06-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,146
Posted By lowbuck72

One advantage I have in having almost the exact...

One advantage I have in having almost the exact same sbc in three of my cars is that I can swap out a suspected bad part with one from one of the other cars. Can you swap out the distributor, and/or...
Forum: C3 General
05-08-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,125
Posted By lowbuck72

Enough said. Many of us long for the good...

Enough said.

Many of us long for the good old days. These old cars make us feel young again. Many of these young folks don't get it, or at least they won't get it for another 30 years. "Son, I...
Forum: C3 General
05-06-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,125
Posted By lowbuck72

I'm sorry, I have to add my 2 cents regarding...

I'm sorry, I have to add my 2 cents regarding BMW's. These cars are for the rich who can afford a new one every 3 years. Every wonder why they depreciate so fast, every wonder why they don't even...
Forum: C3 General
05-04-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,125
Posted By lowbuck72

I've long since lost the desire to go dangerously...

I've long since lost the desire to go dangerously fast. (0ccasional burnouts not withstanding).That being said, you can keep your new cars. I own a couple, but only for transportation and they both...
Forum: C3 General
01-01-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By lowbuck72

I purchased a pair. You can tell the steel is...

I purchased a pair. You can tell the steel is thinner than the oe, the chrome is plating looks real good though. I keep mine cleaned and waxed all the time, still look like new after nearly a year....
Forum: C3 General
12-25-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,689
Posted By lowbuck72

The car's already a goofy custom, but not really...

The car's already a goofy custom, but not really bad looking. I'd make some clear covers for the headlights, replace the hood, and any missing front end pieces from any C3 I could find as cheaply as...
Forum: C3 General
10-17-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,069
Posted By lowbuck72

I'm a T5 guy myself, have one in each of my two...

I'm a T5 guy myself, have one in each of my two Chevy's, however, for those on a budget, I have had very good luck with the lowly 3 ring wide ratio Saginaw, has a 3.50 first gear, done many a happy...
Forum: C3 General
09-19-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,028
Posted By lowbuck72

I wouldn't feel so bad, that motor you got is a...

I wouldn't feel so bad, that motor you got is a torque monster. Those extra horses you missed come at the top end at the expense of bottom end. Your motor will run cooler, smoother, and longer. The...
Forum: C3 General
07-18-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,779
Posted By lowbuck72

Look what followed be home. That makes 8 cars and...

Look what followed be home. That makes 8 cars and 5 motorcycles. What the hell's wrong with me?
Forum: C3 General
07-09-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By lowbuck72

Hey Dan. I am assuming you are aware of the ride...

Hey Dan. I am assuming you are aware of the ride quality that will result in using those sizes of rims. You'll feel every imperfection of the road and to me that's a big trade off for increased...
Forum: C3 General
07-05-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,235
Posted By lowbuck72

I can't justify owning a car that's so perfect,...

I can't justify owning a car that's so perfect, that I'd freak if it got a scratch. I don't need originality if it's gonna put me in the poor house. My C3 is a ten footer, won't stand up to scrutiny...
Forum: C3 General
04-22-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By lowbuck72

https://youtu.be/q-chhXoxBYs

https://youtu.be/q-chhXoxBYs
Forum: C3 General
04-21-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By lowbuck72

I think they're both awesome, but not as...

I think they're both awesome, but not as practical as my old girl...
Forum: C3 General
01-21-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By lowbuck72

Oops, I thought red neck press was a southern...

Oops, I thought red neck press was a southern newspaper.
Forum: C3 General
01-21-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,175
Posted By lowbuck72

If you live in California it has to be older than...

If you live in California it has to be older than a '76.
Forum: C3 General
01-06-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,903
Posted By lowbuck72

I've been using my HF rock tumbler to clean small...

I've been using my HF rock tumbler to clean small parts for years. beware though, the belt on mine recently broke right in the middle of a project. Finally found a spare on ebay for about $5. Check...
Forum: C3 General
11-17-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 336
Posted By lowbuck72

Good Deal on Brake Calipers

Just an FYI, right now you can get a pretty good deal on rebuilt calipers from Autozone. If you buy on line, there's a 20% off code along with free shipping and a free $10 gift card to boot. They...
Forum: C3 General
10-03-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,810
Posted By lowbuck72

There's a real good Al Knoch installation video...

There's a real good Al Knoch installation video in DVD. I borrowed one from a forum member when I did mine. There must still be a few floating around.
Forum: C3 General
09-12-2016, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,545
Posted By lowbuck72

Generally speaking, a tire's speed rating is a...

Generally speaking, a tire's speed rating is a measure of it's ability to dissipate heat. Every revolution of a tire, causes a flex in the sidewall as it bears the weight of the vehicle. A tire goes...
Forum: C3 General
09-02-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,368
Posted By lowbuck72

:iagree: Even though my cheap ebay covers say...

:iagree:
Even though my cheap ebay covers say they're waterproof, they do breathe and let moisture out... to a degree. After each rain storm, I always remove the cover, thoroughly dry the car, and...
Forum: C3 General
08-24-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 18,060
Posted By lowbuck72

No, just tweaked the contrast and color. Told...

No, just tweaked the contrast and color. Told myself many years ago I'd stop riding when I hit 50. Now here I am 63 and still terrorizing the streets on my bikes.

Didn't someone once say whoever...
Forum: C3 General
08-23-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 18,060
Posted By lowbuck72

1972 Corvette Roadster 350 cu in, 5 speed 1955...

1972 Corvette Roadster 350 cu in, 5 speed
1955 Chevy 210 sedan 350 cu in, 5 speed
1968 Chevy Sportvan 350 cu in, 4 speed on the tree
1960 Nash Metro, 1800 cc , 4 speed plus overdrive
1966 Karmann...
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