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Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 09-23-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,033
Posted By aaroncorvette
I have a '71 383 with a tko600RR (.82 fifth, 2.87...

I have a '71 383 with a tko600RR (.82 fifth, 2.87 1st)

I have 3.55 gears,

the car would be perfect in my eyes with 3.36 gears

Keep 1st gear round 9-10 to 1 for a small block, the .82 fifth...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 09-03-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,106
Posted By aaroncorvette
If you're on a tight budget get hold of set of...

If you're on a tight budget get hold of set of late 80's ali 113/ZZ4 vette heads, these work great on a smog bottom end with around 0.050 head gasket, get a set of roller rockers and a cam kit...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 09-03-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By aaroncorvette
It depends I only use Fel-pro gaskets for...

It depends

I only use Fel-pro gaskets for two reasons

1- I can reuse them if they're in good condition
2- they are good quality

I never use cheap intake, head and exhaust gaskets

Now...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 08-31-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,737
Posted By aaroncorvette
Well I got the Stude finished a while back, since...

Well I got the Stude finished a while back, since fitted a 2400 stall converter, new mini starter, new alternator, narrowed 31 spline 8.8, LSD, 3.73.

She ran 13.4 at Santa Pod recently, even with...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 08-31-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By aaroncorvette
Hi Alan, I appreciate the comments ...

Hi Alan,

I appreciate the comments

Sorry for the 3 year gap in replying but you'll be happy to know the car is finished:thumbs:
...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 08-30-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,479
Posted By aaroncorvette
:thumbs: In the first two pics they're...

:thumbs:

In the first two pics they're Vintage Wheel Works V40's (straight spokes), in the last two pics they're Torque Thrust 2's (curved spokes)

I presume you're talking about the Vintage...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 08-30-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,479
Posted By aaroncorvette
Thanks man:thumbs:

Thanks man:thumbs:
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 08-30-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,479
Posted By aaroncorvette
TT2's replaced with VWW V40's ...

TT2's replaced with VWW V40's


http://imagehosting.rodsnsods.co.uk/1117758ad7154294db.jpg
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 08-30-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,479
Posted By aaroncorvette
Marker lights filled in Home made spoiler from...

Marker lights filled in
Home made spoiler from an Ecklers spoiler
'69 grills,brackets etc. '71 front bumper guards
L88 hood
New 383


...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 08-30-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,479
Posted By aaroncorvette
Repainted in Firenze red pearl (Range Rover...

Repainted in Firenze red pearl (Range Rover Evoque colour)


http://imagehosting.rodsnsods.co.uk/1117759711f864703e.jpg
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 08-30-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,479
Posted By aaroncorvette
After - ...

After -


http://imagehosting.rodsnsods.co.uk/1117759790f494e151.jpg
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 08-30-2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,479
Posted By aaroncorvette
Just to let you know I got the car finished...

Just to let you know I got the car finished finally.:thumbs:

Turned out a treat

Before -

http://imagehosting.rodsnsods.co.uk/111775981fd86184fb.jpg
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 07-15-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By aaroncorvette
Hi, I've just swapped a 700 into a sbc powered...

Hi, I've just swapped a 700 into a sbc powered '51 Stude, different car but same engine. It has 3.55 gears and is a perfect match, although we're changing to a 3.73 LSD shortly. Yes don't use a 700...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 07-11-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By aaroncorvette
I'd be interested in '69 side fender gills if...

I'd be interested in '69 side fender gills if anyone has them?
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 07-11-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By aaroncorvette
Hi mate, i'm going to sell them, along with the...

Hi mate, i'm going to sell them, along with the centre grille. I'm in England though...

You can see the parts i've taken off in the pic. I also have '69 lower chrome and grilles in the pic which...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 07-11-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By aaroncorvette
Hi Alan, thanks for the reply. I'm going to...

Hi Alan, thanks for the reply.

I'm going to paint the bumper guards red, also the lower chrome L-shaped trims so hopefully it won't matter if they don't fit 100%. I've mocked it up and it seems to...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 07-11-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,810
Posted By aaroncorvette
I have 17 x 8's on the front with 4 1/4" BS, ...

I have 17 x 8's on the front with 4 1/4" BS, 245/45/17.
Rear is 9.5 x 17's with 285/40/17's 4 1/4" BS
It's the max you'll fit and the rears do rub a little in the arch. 245/55's will look big but...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 07-10-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By aaroncorvette
'69 front grille parts for '71

Hi guys, i'm getting my pro touring '71 vette sprayed shortly and whilst i'm there i'm going to convert the front end to a '69 which I prefer over the later front.

I'm also modding a deep front...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-01-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,711
Posted By aaroncorvette
Oh yeah I forgot about the frame flex, it's...

Oh yeah I forgot about the frame flex, it's terrible.
If someone had told me this before I started modding the car i'd have put a roll cage in first.
I can feel the jolts transferred through the...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-01-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,711
Posted By aaroncorvette
I 100% agree that adjustability sounds great but...

I 100% agree that adjustability sounds great but can get you in a mess real quick.

The Lola is the welders car, not mine, awesome bit of kit. I needs a crap load of work and the crossmember on his...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-31-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,711
Posted By aaroncorvette
I wanted a vette that would handle as well as it...

I wanted a vette that would handle as well as it can within a reasonable budget.
So i looked at the suspension and decided what works and what needs to be changed. The c3 has a high ride height in...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-27-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,944
Posted By aaroncorvette
Nice work:thumbs: I bought a 200 for our '51...

Nice work:thumbs:

I bought a 200 for our '51 Stude, when I took it apart it was trashed.

The trashed pics are the 200, some 700 pics in there...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-27-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,711
Posted By aaroncorvette
How's that working out for you? Did you ever wish...

How's that working out for you? Did you ever wish you had adjustable shocks?
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-26-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,711
Posted By aaroncorvette
Interesting thread, I appreciate it's a bit old...

Interesting thread, I appreciate it's a bit old but hey.

Sorry if it seems like i'm hijacking but hopefully this will help?

I've got a lowered '71 with the usual fast road mods and lowered. I...
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 08-18-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,134
Posted By aaroncorvette
Thanks guys:thumbs: We've driven the car a...

Thanks guys:thumbs:

We've driven the car a few times now and the trans is lovely, always seems to be in the right gear.

The trans has -

70237 3-4 throttle valve 700R4
TCI-376600 UNIVERSAL...
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