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Forum: Paint/Body 06-11-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By flyinfree
DUB I am talking about the body line rather than...

DUB I am talking about the body line rather than the edge. The underside of the lip has been restored and repaired and is good and solid. I am talking about the body line from the actual fender to...
Forum: Paint/Body 06-11-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,384
Posted By flyinfree
DUB, I'm finally back. I have ground all...

DUB,
I'm finally back. I have ground all the old woven mesh fiberglass repairs out from backside of paneland l repaired it by laying random fiber. I then ground the front of the panel, laid...
Forum: Paint/Body 04-14-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,384
Posted By flyinfree
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-20170414_212717_5abef1db7edd8f4c2874a17b8e889abde47013ca.jpg...
Forum: Paint/Body 04-13-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,384
Posted By flyinfree
DUB, I found more damage in this rear...

DUB,
I found more damage in this rear quarter. The wheel well area was rebuilt with woven fiberglass rather than the random fiber mat. At this point I think my best move is to replace the...
Forum: Paint/Body 04-02-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,384
Posted By flyinfree
Thanks Dub, As I remove to gray top coat...

Thanks Dub,
As I remove to gray top coat i am getting to a whitish gray layer. I think this is primer can you tell from the color what type primer this is. Csn I remove it with steel wool and...
Forum: Paint/Body 04-02-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,384
Posted By flyinfree
Dub, Yes the front of the door and fender...

Dub,
Yes the front of the door and fender are flush. so achieved this wish the shims in the door hinges.

The door I have is damaged at the top so I cannot get a good reference on how it...
Forum: Paint/Body 04-02-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,384
Posted By flyinfree
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-20170402_131629_0726c852ea8bb1095a5995a5783caa92d2452bc4.jpg
Dub,
You are correct I will not be using the "eye brow" trim....
Forum: Paint/Body 03-31-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,384
Posted By flyinfree
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-14910057225711256642446_1eb339927099985c835ff63ad68cb09e270f4cc9.jpg...
Forum: Paint/Body 03-31-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,384
Posted By flyinfree
Here are some pictures of my situation . This is...

Here are some pictures of my situation . This is a 1 piece replacement front end. I have added fiberglass to edge of fender to close the gap. I think I have made gap to wide. I have not tried to open...
Forum: C3 General 03-29-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By flyinfree
some guys have all the luck. Mine are solid....

some guys have all the luck. Mine are solid. https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-20170329_175022_f053718f028904f07f2299a0dc21f89a671de99b.jpg
Forum: C3 General 03-28-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By flyinfree
Power window on manual window door

I just replaced the door on my 68. The car has power windows but the door was manual window door. The motor and window tracks both fit perfectly. once door was hung I realized there is no wire...
Forum: Paint/Body 03-28-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,384
Posted By flyinfree
Door gap adjustment.

What is the best method to add material to front fender at door to close the gap on a 68? Once material is added what is best method to shape and match door curves?
Forum: C3 General 03-09-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By flyinfree
Thank you C3 forum!

I have been reading this forum for a long time. Over the years I have had to visit other automotive forums tryng to get some direction before tearing into a project that was way over my head. The...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 03-06-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By flyinfree
Thanks for your help. The discussion link...

Thanks for your help. The discussion link mentioned above was great. Appreciate the lead and everyone's help.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 03-05-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By flyinfree
68 Wiring Question

I just replaced my tach and I have a wire that I cannot remember where it was connected. It is a larger gauge brown wire that comes out of the harness just before the ignition switch plug. I have the...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 03-02-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By flyinfree
68 Tachometer replacement

It's been a while since I've had to pull my drivers dash out. Can anyone let me know what unforeseen obstacles I may encounter. From what I remember it's pretty straight forward.
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-23-2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By flyinfree
I took the bracket off the front of the car but I...

I took the bracket off the front of the car but I never removed module from bracket. Will I have to remove module to see the peg?
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-19-2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By flyinfree
Thank you. Should there be more than 1?

Thank you. Should there be more than 1?
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-19-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By flyinfree
What is this?

I have my 06 disassembled for harmonic balancer replacement. I just saw this rubber piece laying on left side of engine cradle. Anyone know where it belongs?
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 12-13-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,169
Posted By flyinfree
2nd owner found. Not much info

I found the second owner. He is a semi retired police officer and new very little about the car. The search continues.
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-12-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By flyinfree
This is the first time I've seem anything about...

This is the first time I've seem anything about disconnecting the exhaust. Are they recommending this to remove the starter? Does anyone know if the starter bolts can be removed and started just...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 12-11-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By flyinfree
Rear wheels and jacking front end of car.

I am going to have to get my 06 front end in the air. I know I'll need some sort of ramp to get the jack under the car. My question is in many post I see that a lot of people have the back wheels...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-11-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By flyinfree
I have a few more questions. I think I have a...

I have a few more questions. I think I have a pretty good understanding of the balancer replacement process
I am a little confused on how the main steering connection is disconnected and how you...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-11-2016, 01:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By flyinfree
I don't think it would be possible without a...

I don't think it would be possible without a tool. There are some on ebay for a reasonable price. I've got the balancer, the new bolt, the alignit tool on the way. Picked up a GM seal for the low low...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-10-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By flyinfree
Flywheel tool?

Was your car an auto or manual transmission? If I have aautomatic transmission do I need a flywheel tool or is the an alternative method of achieving correct torque with turning motor over?
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