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Forum: C3 Parts for Sale/Wanted 09-02-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By surfertom
axels

i could pay $100.00 for your stub axels. let me know , not trying to low ball you , its all i've got. tom
Forum: C3 Parts for Sale/Wanted 03-19-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By surfertom
world products bbc heads

i have a set of merlin bbc heads that i inherited from my brother who has passed. they are brand new in box. grumpy jenkins edition part# 043-c. do your own investigating for spec's , pretty sure...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 03-14-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By surfertom
could also be the solenoid is on the way out it...

could also be the solenoid is on the way out it can be replaced separately but of course the starter would have to be removed. clean the connections first and if that doesn't solve the problem when...
Forum: C3 General 02-25-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 937
Posted By surfertom
i was in germany [army] in 1971-72 , at that time...

i was in germany [army] in 1971-72 , at that time there was no inspection or emissions test for cars owned by americans in the military. things could have changed , your company commander should be...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-04-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,819
Posted By surfertom
contact wilcox

contact wilcox
Forum: C3 Parts for Sale/Wanted 02-03-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By surfertom
lowered price $25.00 shipped , otherwise i will...

lowered price $25.00 shipped , otherwise i will just put back in tool box. i just thought someone could use these as i never have.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-03-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By surfertom
i don't think summit ships for free or throws low...

i don't think summit ships for free or throws low tension valve train checking springs in for free either. new total from summit 27.90. j guess i was out of line asking $30.00 for my stuff. thanks...
Forum: C3 Parts for Sale/Wanted 02-02-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By surfertom
price now $30.00 shipped

price now $30.00 shipped
Forum: C3 Parts for Sale/Wanted 01-29-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By surfertom
push rod length checker

anyone interested in a comp cam pushrod length checker? part # 7702-1 with light weight springs [2] for you roller cam guys. brand new in package. $35.00 shipped anywhere in lower 48.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 01-29-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By surfertom
i agree if you don't have 1 buy a cheap pressure...

i agree if you don't have 1 buy a cheap pressure gauge and hook it up. then see what the new gauge reads. i saw a new auto meter oil pressure gauge on e-bay for $80.00 , should tell you exactly what...
Forum: C3 General 01-26-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By surfertom
i asked my brother about this , he is 1 of the...

i asked my brother about this , he is 1 of the trans guys at a local chevy dealer [over 30 years]. what he said was the gray substance is coming off the clutches in the trans a little is normal alot...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 01-25-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By surfertom
my 69 does not have an o ring and yes a new tube...

my 69 does not have an o ring and yes a new tube can be stubborn , i slide a wrench 3/8" i think over the tube with the wrench on the raised part of the tube tap on the wrench it should slide on in...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 01-25-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 828
Posted By surfertom
i would work on the steering first. my 69 has...

i would work on the steering first. my 69 has assist steering , manual brakes. i don't think power brakes will be necessary if the manual system is working properly.
Forum: C3 Parts for Sale/Wanted 01-17-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By surfertom
tank

pm sent
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 01-13-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,291
Posted By surfertom
swap

you are going to need new push rods. comp makes an adjustable one to set the geometry of the valve train. it has to be perfect.
Forum: C3 Parts for Sale/Wanted 01-12-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By surfertom
heads

correct me if i'm wrong but i thought 69 LT-1 came with 186 heads while 70-71 LT-1 had x heads. if your looking for x heads i have part#973487x fresh from the machine shop new springs , new valves...
Forum: C3 General 01-12-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,796
Posted By surfertom
glow

exhaust valve is the one above the exhaust port in the head. adjust them both. be sure they are both closed while adjusting.
Forum: C3 General 01-07-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By surfertom
Z

i just rebuilt my friends 1997 Z-28 motor , it was an lt-1 , turned it into a 383 stroker. was a pita to get the motor out and back in. the book said to remove cross member , front suspension and...
Forum: C3 General 01-07-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,796
Posted By surfertom
headers

could be valves out of adjustment on # 7 , or worse burned valve.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 01-07-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,186
Posted By surfertom
impact

don't forget to oil it , will last much longer , just a couple drops. i have air tools that have lasted for alot of years. they need oil.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 01-03-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By surfertom
covers

jegs sells metal spacers that will clear all roller rockers , you just need to use 2 sets of gaskets. hope this helps.
Forum: C3 General 12-25-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 851
Posted By surfertom
christmas

merry christmas from utah , we are having a white christmas , good thing its warm and dry in the shop. santa brought me new front tires , i swear i will finish and be driving my car in 2013. best...
Forum: C3 General 12-13-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,279
Posted By surfertom
hot rod

when you cancel as i did afew years ago be prepared for a non stop barrage of please come back mail that seems to never end . i still get them
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 12-13-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By surfertom
seats

not sure about 74 but i installed 70 seats in my 69 till i can afford to have 69 seats redone. used the rails off the 69 seats bolted right up to the seats.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-27-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By surfertom
drain

first check all connections , tight and clean , fully charge batt , remove neg cable and connect a test light between cable and post light should be on then one by one start pulling fuses if light...
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