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Forum: C3 General
07-09-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 463
Posted By 69Vett

You must first determine/verify the correct...

You must first determine/verify the correct resistance for your gauge, use an 80 Ohm resistor, in place of your sensor.
If your gauge goes to app. 212 you have your resistance number correct. then...
Forum: C3 General
07-05-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 981
Posted By 69Vett

Never use press in studs, for performance...

Never use press in studs, for performance application.
check your valve train geometry also, snapping studs off off indicates your running out of lift capability.
Forum: C3 General
06-15-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By 69Vett

255/60 in front, 275/60 in back for most stock...

255/60 in front, 275/60 in back for most stock setup after 1969.
Forum: C3 General
05-29-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By 69Vett

When starting with an unknown frame, I start...

When starting with an unknown frame,
I start with 2 shims under each of the 4 cabin corners, Not accessible with body on.
then add shims as needed to the exposed mounts you can reach.
Ideally you...
04-25-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 383
Posted By 69Vett

2 sizes support, 2 sizes radiator, if starting...

2 sizes support, 2 sizes radiator, if starting from scratch, install the larger 27.5"version,
for more cooling capacity, cost is nearly the same.
Forum: C3 General
04-11-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By 69Vett

all 68 only, left the factory that way.

all 68 only, left the factory that way.
04-02-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By 69Vett

buy the largest bead Blast cabinet you can, ...

buy the largest bead Blast cabinet you can,
saves hours on manual labor, and time.
blast, paint, done. in 10 minutes.
many various grits of media available.
Forum: C3 General
03-27-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By 69Vett

these are Ceramic coated. metal support fixture...

these are Ceramic coated. metal support fixture required.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-69_corvette_8ae27a9beebb649f8510c4f577827505ebe55ca7.jpg
...
Forum: C3 General
03-26-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By 69Vett

if you heat the cover up to powder coat...

if you heat the cover up to powder coat temperature 350 degrees.
they will curl and close Like a potato chip, (the long section) and will be useless.
I know.. I had to make a metal support ...
03-19-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By 69Vett

they make small electric vacuum pumps, ( they...

they make small electric vacuum pumps,
( they are great for testing and trouble shooting C3 vacuum problems.)
or hook it up to another running car, all better than sucking on hoses.
03-19-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,460
Posted By 69Vett

69 will gain app. 3/16" with later rubber body...

69 will gain app. 3/16" with later rubber body mounts,
compared to original solid aluminum.
69 will gain about 1/8" with unmodified Poly mounts.
I like the poly swap the best out of the choices.
Forum: C3 General
03-14-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By 69Vett

single coat is cheaper, less material, less time....

single coat is cheaper, less material, less time.
Clearcoat makes the color pop, if you want wow factor ! ...clear coat.
in reality who ever is actually going to paint/pull the trigger.
will...
Forum: C3 General
03-13-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,153
Posted By 69Vett

here is my later clam shell C3 seats in my 69, ...

here is my later clam shell C3 seats in my 69,
required minor modification to rear mounting foot.
they are pretty comfortable.
...
Forum: C3 General
03-08-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By 69Vett

69 floorboards have a drain hole built into them,...

69 floorboards have a drain hole built into them, with plastic plugs installed from the inside.
I leave the plugs out, and then install them from the bottom.
that way if I ever do have a leak,...
Forum: C3 General
03-08-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By 69Vett

check the firewall exactly where it is riveted to...

check the firewall exactly where it is riveted to the bird cage under the windshield.
if you have a gap there ( common problem on C3's)
all the rain runs right down into your floorboard.
the...
02-28-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,249
Posted By 69Vett

I would suggest do the heads properly. by a...

I would suggest do the heads properly. by a machinist.
hardened seats, new valves, guides,seals, alot more than just spring pressure.
...
02-23-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By 69Vett

you gain maybe ... 3/8" with BB/ LT1 hood. look...

you gain maybe ... 3/8" with BB/ LT1 hood.
look for more hood clearance if your adding intake height.
Forum: C3 General
02-15-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,371
Posted By 69Vett

restamping a block is fraud. ....same as theft. ...

restamping a block is fraud. ....same as theft.
you can add pretty words and excuses.
but bottom line, it is either original, or Not.
Forum: C3 General
02-14-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By 69Vett

C3 coupe glass is straight up and down on the...

C3 coupe glass is straight up and down on the back edge.
convertible glass the back edge is angled toward the front,
on the top back corner.
2 tone and sport mirrors indicate later C3, unlikely...
Forum: C3 General
02-06-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,409
Posted By 69Vett

1 trick is to install plastic bags over foam,...

1 trick is to install plastic bags over foam, then slide on the covers.
02-03-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By 69Vett

must have matching bucket for low or high beam...

must have matching bucket for low or high beam bulb.
if you just added 4 high beams you will overload the headlight lamp circuit.
If you add wiring kit to apply power thru relays directly to the...
02-02-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,848
Posted By 69Vett

most people do not care if your motor is bored...

most people do not care if your motor is bored out.

almost all will think twice about the motor, ... when you state 1 cylinder is sleeved.
Forum: C3 General
01-30-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By 69Vett

correct you must drill new mounting holes, for...

correct you must drill new mounting holes, for adding power Booster.
01-23-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By 69Vett

first heat gun and scraper, then wipe/remove with...

first heat gun and scraper, then wipe/remove with thinner.
Forum: C3 General
01-19-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By 69Vett

your missing fender trim and wiper door trim, ...

your missing fender trim and wiper door trim, that's why they appear short.
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