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Forum: C4 General Discussion Today, 03:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 233
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
First, welcome to the Corvette Forum! Second,...

First, welcome to the Corvette Forum!
Second, Your post is considered a "hijack" since your post is a new question, and doesn't address the OP's (Original Poster's) question. You are certainly...
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance Today, 03:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 162
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
Note to OP: Tom400 (#4) and Cjunke (#9) may be...

Note to OP: Tom400 (#4) and Cjunke (#9) may be right. Check that first. If the vacuum solenoid on the front of your heater box isn't working, there's a fix for that, too.

Please report back...
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance Yesterday, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
You've got the perfect candidate: ...

You've got the perfect candidate:
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c4-general-discussion/2857006-mo-s-electric-corvette-lot-of-pictures.html

:thumbs:
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 11-21-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 162
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
'84 heater control is pretty simple (as should be...

'84 heater control is pretty simple (as should be expected in a "basic" car). With the temp slider (bottom lever) full to the left (off), there should be no coolant flowing thru the heater core. ...
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 11-21-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
:iagree: Your switches will last longer with...

:iagree:

Your switches will last longer with the diodes, too! Cathode (stripe) goes to positive.

Here's a little test, if you're not convinced:
...
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 11-21-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 131
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
Wait a minute!! IHBD is usually an aficionado...

Wait a minute!! IHBD is usually an aficionado at fixing thing right! Don't give up so easily!

IBHD, you forgot to say that for normal alarm operation to set the alarm, you need to press the...
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 11-21-2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
Yes, that may be true! Didn't you get any...

Yes, that may be true! Didn't you get any maintenance instructions from your wheel/tire dealer?

Check the ARE website for info: http://www.americanracing.com/wheels.cfm

:cool:
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 11-21-2017, 12:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,269
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
Headers! It looks like you've found the reason...

Headers! It looks like you've found the reason someone trashed your original bracket! If I were doing it, I'd make a new bracket to go to the front bolt of your #3 cylinder. Those smaller holes...
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 11-20-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
Even though this is a Corvette forum rather than...

Even though this is a Corvette forum rather than an F250 (ford) (said quietly) forum, I guess we should be impressed that you think you can get better answers here than on a (ford) forum. Those...
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 11-19-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 392
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
I tried wiring the amp of my new Panasonic...

I tried wiring the amp of my new Panasonic receiver directly to my Bose speakers, and it sounded good! After testing for a short time, because the impedence of the Bose speakers was lower than that...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 11-19-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,116
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
Yep, gotta watch those dates! Bondouvich did...

Yep, gotta watch those dates! Bondouvich did some good research to find this old thread. Maybe my 10 year old procedure will help someone anyway!

There's always guys trying to join the FRC!
...
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 11-19-2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
It took me a while to figure out how the vacuum...

It took me a while to figure out how the vacuum motors and inlet air flaps operate in the air cleaner, since there are two inlet flaps and only one temp sensor. This isn't explained in the FSM.
...
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 11-18-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,269
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
Your belt length indicator should show the mark...

Your belt length indicator should show the mark in the range shown in my picture.



As post #18 said, and I believe you're in the process of installing, I thought I'd show you the bracket on the...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 11-18-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 233
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
Before you do all that work, get some electrical...

Before you do all that work, get some electrical contact cleaner and use the spray straw to squirt the cleaner down the slot. Work the slider up and down a few times with an additional spray or...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 11-17-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 801
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
Sorry. Was that an offensive answer? I do...

Sorry. Was that an offensive answer? I do "have a clue", because I've read the book, and I've had my '84 for 14 years, so I've learned a few things about it. I didn't want to hijack this thread...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 11-17-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,116
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
I re-bonded the acrylic top on my '84 about ten...

I re-bonded the acrylic top on my '84 about ten years ago, and it's doing fine. It's been tested in hot weather, and at 125 mph, so I'm pretty confident that's something I don't need to worry...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 11-16-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 801
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
That's explained in the '84 FSM. The OP's...

That's explained in the '84 FSM. The OP's question is about his '88.



And that will be the demise of owner-driven sports cars!!!

:ack:
Forum: C4 General Discussion 11-16-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 801
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
Finally!!! As a continual '84 basher, I finally...

Finally!!! As a continual '84 basher, I finally got some good words out of you!!

:rofl:
Forum: C4 General Discussion 11-16-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 801
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
If that's true, why is my '84 so smart? :eek: ...

If that's true, why is my '84 so smart? :eek:

I don't have a Cold Start injector, and it starts and runs just fine! (And I don't have a choke!) Did someone forget about KISS?

:cool:
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 11-15-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 592
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
After reviewing the Magnaflow information...

After reviewing the Magnaflow information (above), it appears that my shop installed the wrong cat! I'll have to look into that!

Thanks, Magnaflow.

:ack:
Forum: C4 General Discussion 11-15-2017, 02:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
I think you'll find that it says...

I think you'll find that it says "Primerless-to-Glass". Our tops aren't glass. I'm in favor of a proven successful procedure. I'd sure recommend using the primer!

If you can only find the HV...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 11-15-2017, 02:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
Does your friend know something about the car...

Does your friend know something about the car that he's afraid to tell you about? $2,000 is a gamble with a non-running car. It may be a major problem that he's not willing to admit.


...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 11-15-2017, 02:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 801
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
Nobody has answered the OP's question! There is...

Nobody has answered the OP's question! There is no choke in a fuel injected car.

Can you hear the fuel pump run for about two seconds when you first turn on the ignition? A fuel pressure test...
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 11-15-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,269
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
As posted in #18, that's likely to be your...

As posted in #18, that's likely to be your problem! That movement of your alternator will eventually crack the bracket, and won't hold the belt stable! Your tensioner should run smoothly. Do...
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 11-15-2017, 01:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By Hot Rod Roy
Your words confuse me. It sounds like you're...

Your words confuse me. It sounds like you're talking about the filter "sock" in the fuel tank. Did you also replace the filter that's mounted under the car, behind the RF wheel, or just the filter...
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