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Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 02-21-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By gbvette62
"46 A 65" indicates the belts were made the 46th...

"46 A 65" indicates the belts were made the 46th week of 1965, so they were made sometime between 11/15/65 and 11/21/65.

I can't really comment much on the ID-8000 1-10 buckles, other than to say...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 02-19-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By gbvette62
I have a 7 page check list I use when doing...

I have a 7 page check list I use when doing pre-purchase inspections, created and refined as a result of doing a number of inspections. Considering the time and effort I put into developing it, I'm...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 02-19-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By gbvette62
Small block water pumps were not dated prior to...

Small block water pumps were not dated prior to late 65.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-18-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By gbvette62
All 69-75 T & T columns are basically the same....

All 69-75 T & T columns are basically the same. They all mount the same way, use the same turn signal switch, ignition switch, and column coupler. The hub and wheel are different on the 76 T & T...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 02-18-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,494
Posted By gbvette62
Is the J-56, Hemi head Z/28 you were thinking...

Is the J-56, Hemi head Z/28 you were thinking about?

http://www.ricksclassics.com/one/00-One/cortez.html

This car belongs to Rick George, formerly the owner of Rick's Camaros, and current owner...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 02-18-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By gbvette62
Those are the outer splash shields, and they came...

Those are the outer splash shields, and they came on all 63-67's. 64-67's also got larger, flat inner splash shields, but they were not used on 63's.

As Frankie said, the outer splash shields both...
Forum: C3 General 02-17-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 203
Posted By gbvette62
I'd replace the plastic housing and cable, and...

I'd replace the plastic housing and cable, and put it back together. The plastic housing is about $80 and the cable $25.

You have no idea how old the cable is, you could lube it today, and it...
Forum: C3 General 02-14-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By gbvette62
It's hard to tell from the picture, but if the...

It's hard to tell from the picture, but if the paint is original, depending on the colors, it's likely either a 78, 81 or 82 door. Factory two-tones had a tape stripe between the two colors. If it...
Forum: Southeast 02-11-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By gbvette62
About a month ago, Tyler Townsley, who runs the...

About a month ago, Tyler Townsley, who runs the swap meet at the Lakeland NCRS Winter Regional, posted in the C1/C2 Section that the show would be the third weekend next year. That would make the...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 02-07-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,186
Posted By gbvette62
:iagree: The N117718 looks typical of a factory...

:iagree: The N117718 looks typical of a factory VIN stamp, from a plant other than the St. Louis Corvette plant.

Starting in 1960, all Corvette blocks and transmissions, received a VIN stamp....
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 02-05-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By gbvette62
I don't remember which Hooker's are on my 62, but...

I don't remember which Hooker's are on my 62, but I installed them with the engine in place. I did have it on a lift though, which beats heck out of laying under the car!
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 02-03-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By gbvette62
I like the original water soluble. When...

I like the original water soluble.

When installing the water soluble ones, it helps to use some Solvaset, or similar decal setting solution. Setting solution softens up the decal, and allows it to...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 01-30-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By gbvette62
The top pair are 59 Chevrolet full wheel covers,...

The top pair are 59 Chevrolet full wheel covers, the bottom 5 are 60 full size Chevrolet wheel covers.

Value wise, I'd say the good 59 could be worth $30-$40 to someone, the beat up one is worth...
Forum: C3 General 01-28-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By gbvette62
It should come on with the interior lights, when...

It should come on with the interior lights, when you open the door.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 01-26-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By gbvette62
The 74 still used a breaker point distributor, so...

The 74 still used a breaker point distributor, so you wouldn't want a 74 harness.

I've never attempted anything like this, but I would think a 75 or 76 harness, would be your best bet. The 77...
Forum: C3 General 01-26-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By gbvette62
The RPO for all glass tops was CC1. M92 is the...

The RPO for all glass tops was CC1. M92 is the LOF identifier code for the type of glass used in the tops themselves. The "M92" is found on the glass top itself, below the LOF logo.

M92's are not...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 01-25-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By gbvette62
As has been said, CE was the code for Chevrolet...

As has been said, CE was the code for Chevrolet warranty and service replacement short blocks and complete engines.

While I have heard both "Counter Exchange" and "Chevrolet Engine", as well as...
Forum: C3 General 01-23-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By gbvette62
The 77 sales brochure shows a horn button with...

The 77 sales brochure shows a horn button with Allen screws around the face of it, but I've never actually seen one on a 77 Corvette.

The retainer part, on the backside of the button, looks to be...
Forum: C3 General 01-23-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,093
Posted By gbvette62
I've said this on here a number of times, but...

I've said this on here a number of times, but I'll say it again. If your car is already painted, and you like the fit of your current bumpers, you really should consider having them re-chromed.
...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 01-22-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 916
Posted By gbvette62
I've had my 62 for 40+ years, and I've never had...

I've had my 62 for 40+ years, and I've never had a second set of points, in the factory dual point distributor. Back in the 70's, I had the distributor recurved, but that was usually one of the first...
Forum: C3 General 01-16-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By gbvette62
A number of companies offer track day insurance,...

A number of companies offer track day insurance, among them Hagerty, On Track and Lockon Motorsports.

To my knowledge, track day insurance is usually just for high performance driving days on a...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 01-13-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By gbvette62
As said above, the assembly date/suffix code...

As said above, the assembly date/suffix code stamp was done at the engine plant, once the engine was fully assembled.

The VIN derivative was stamped on the engine and trans, on the assembly line,...
Forum: C1 & C2 Corvettes 01-13-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,854
Posted By gbvette62
Pauly sold that car to someone in Florida I...

Pauly sold that car to someone in Florida I believe, maybe Miami. The buyer did get in an accident with the car, shortly after buying it, but it wasn't totaled. They contacted Pauly to find out what...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 01-12-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By gbvette62
The 82 is designed to operate at 210 degrees. The...

The 82 is designed to operate at 210 degrees. The factory electric fans don't even kick on until about 235. Using a lower thermostat could actually have an adverse effect on how the car runs and...
Forum: C3 General 01-11-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By gbvette62
You may have 74 grills. 74's used the same grills...

You may have 74 grills. 74's used the same grills as the 73's, but they were painted black, without being plated first.

Pot metal, Zinc die cast, white metal, what ever you chose to call it,...
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