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09-23-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Powershift

See Post #3. This is your best alternative. ...

See Post #3. This is your best alternative.

Larry
09-23-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By Powershift

And for "what's it worth"...........this tool was...

And for "what's it worth"...........this tool was developed (and pilot tested here) by a CF Member many years ago.

Larry
09-22-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,591
Posted By Powershift

I know what you mean, but the correct statement...

I know what you mean, but the correct statement is "If itís a total loss and you have a agreed value policy you will be paid the agreed amount . (presuming you followed the policy terms.)"

Larry
09-22-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,591
Posted By Powershift

Hagerty is good. Also insurance from Adam Boca...

Hagerty is good. Also insurance from Adam Boca at Corvette Museum. Everyone has a favorite, but the two I listed have very good track records.

Larry
09-19-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By Powershift

:iagree: Mirror surround was light grey. Mirror...

:iagree: Mirror surround was light grey. Mirror mounting base cover was silver for convertibles and was interior color for coupes. TRUST ME. :D :D

Larry
09-15-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By Powershift

Sapple: Suggest you disconnect the...

Sapple:

Suggest you disconnect the alternator big red wire and the smaller field wire(s). Check for current draw at the battery both before and after disconnecting these wires. The alternator...
09-11-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By Powershift

At this point it might be best to "go thru" your...

At this point it might be best to "go thru" your AC system and get things right. You also said you wanted to learn. :D :D

I do not know if you need to flush your system, but perhaps you might...
09-01-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 696
Posted By Powershift

There are many BUBBAs working on these cars. ...

There are many BUBBAs working on these cars. Check the archives if in doubt. :D

Larry
09-01-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 696
Posted By Powershift

There is plastic and then there is...

There is plastic and then there is PLASTIC.................Some plastic tubing was polyethylene and other plastic tubing was nylon. I used the nylon, and it held up well in my older (non-Corvette)...
08-25-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By Powershift

:iagree: x2. I would recommend 4th gear. ...

:iagree: x2. I would recommend 4th gear. Engine warmed up. Parking break also "on". It may take a few times with the starter, but it will break free. Done it many times here in wet/humid SE...
08-21-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,076
Posted By Powershift

Interior paint was indeed lacquer base. But if...

Interior paint was indeed lacquer base. But if you go to the factory color charts, high gloss is shown as 60% gloss and low gloss is shown as 3% gloss. There are universal paint charts that give a...
08-20-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,979
Posted By Powershift

Then you haven't been reading your CF C2...

Then you haven't been reading your CF C2 threads/posts like you should. :rofl: Mentioned here MANY times. :D

:cheers:

Larry
08-19-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 970
Posted By Powershift

I believe it is two bleeders on most rear...

I believe it is two bleeders on most rear calipers, and the fronts have one bleeder per caliper. It is possible I have this reversed, but one set of calipers has two bleeders per caliper and the...
08-15-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,567
Posted By Powershift

The Paragon reproduction bumpers (service...

The Paragon reproduction bumpers (service replacements using original molds) were made from thinner steel than originals. We talked about this years ago on this forum. I have the metal thickness...
08-14-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,344
Posted By Powershift

:iagree: You can also look in the ends of the...

:iagree: You can also look in the ends of the side pipe with a bright flashlight and small mirror and see the inner baffles.

Larry
08-13-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,346
Posted By Powershift

Sully: Measured my 67 327/350 HP car for...

Sully:

Measured my 67 327/350 HP car for you. Dipstick external tube, block to end approx 9 inches. Dipstick from upper seal to FULL is approx 19-1/2 inches and to ADD 20-1/4 inches.

These...
08-13-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,346
Posted By Powershift

Sully: Measure the dipstick external tube...

Sully:

Measure the dipstick external tube from tip to block. Also measure dipstick from upper seal to the FULL mark and to the ADD mark. One of us can measure our originals and advise if they...
08-13-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 652
Posted By Powershift

Both Lone Star and CSSB, Inc. sell conversion...

Both Lone Star and CSSB, Inc. sell conversion kits.

Also many Corvette vendors as well, but the two places above are probably the source.

Larry
08-13-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By Powershift

Fluke multimeters and many others have a built-in...

Fluke multimeters and many others have a built-in capacitor test function. You can also buy a separate capacitor check meter for about $50. I have and use both. So first see if a friend has a...
08-12-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 853
Posted By Powershift

Ed: Sorry for not getting back to you...

Ed:

Sorry for not getting back to you earlier. Busy working on my 1967 car and my friends 1969 Corvette.

1. I would loosen and remove the two bolts holding the halves of the steering coupling...
08-10-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,979
Posted By Powershift

Al: Might be best if you post up the final...

Al:

Might be best if you post up the final alignment numbers...........especially front caster. Also type tires you are running......radials or bias ply.

Larry
08-08-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 948
Posted By Powershift

Mike: You are correct. 1963 started...

Mike:

You are correct. 1963 started production with slotted shims. Then later changed to the famous 2-hole. These continued thru about 1970, when the current slotted shim design was used. The...
08-08-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By Powershift

They should have the equipment...

They should have the equipment needed............plus a recovery tank that you could probably borrow. Just empty this tank of any other refrigerant and pull a vacuum on it, and you are ready to go. ...
08-06-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Powershift

DR REBUILD has drawings and the correct hoses for...

DR REBUILD has drawings and the correct hoses for your needs. #222102.

Larry
07-27-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By Powershift

Plus oil should be changed from mineral oil...

Plus oil should be changed from mineral oil (R12) to Ester or PAG (R134a). Agree hoses will be fine, but perhaps change the o-rings. POA/STV should also be reset, but many folks do not do this.
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