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Forum: C3 Parts for Sale/Wanted 10-21-2017, 07:19 AM
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FS: Rag Joint
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Posted By Frankenvette
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Forum: C3 General 10-21-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Posted By Frankenvette
Originality can certainly be important, but some...

Originality can certainly be important, but some vettes don't seem to appreciate much, especially the later year C3. My brother has been trying to sell his all original 1980 4 speed for two years.
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Forum: Southeast 10-20-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By Frankenvette
Nice pics. I lived in western, NC and now...

Nice pics. I lived in western, NC and now eastern, TN and still have not seen Elk or even a bear in 10 years. How do I keep missing these.
Forum: C3 General 10-20-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Posted By Frankenvette
Over the 18 yrs I've owned my vette I given...

Over the 18 yrs I've owned my vette I given thought to selling on a few occasions. I purchased the car two weeks after my second son was born. It's been part of the family and raising my two kids....
Forum: C3 Parts for Sale/Wanted 10-19-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By Frankenvette
I just replied to your IM. Will get shipping...

I just replied to your IM. Will get shipping charges and reply. May take me a few days due to work and picking up my vette this weekend.

Jim
Forum: C3 Parts for Sale/Wanted 10-19-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By Frankenvette
Here you go... ...

Here you go...


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Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-19-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By Frankenvette
My compliments to your work an ingenuity. I...

My compliments to your work an ingenuity. I installed an electric fan about 16 years ago but did not even attempt to use the stock shroud. Great job!
Forum: C3 Parts for Sale/Wanted 10-18-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
FS: Rag Joint
Views: 304
Posted By Frankenvette
Rag Joint

FS. Rag Joint, came out of my vette. OEM part but not sure if original to my vette so uncertain of manufacture date. Was installed on my 80 steering column.

$40.00 plus shipping.

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Forum: C3 Parts for Sale/Wanted 10-18-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By Frankenvette
Late model seat hinges

FS: Pair of seat hinges off my seats... either from an 80 or 81. Seats were not original to my vette. Good working condition.

$40.00 plus shipping. SOLD

Jim
Forum: C3 Parts for Sale/Wanted 10-18-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By Frankenvette
Steering Gear Box

Steering gear box for sale. Pulled from my vette as I installed a Borgeson steering box. Includes pitman arm. $75.00 plus shipping.

Feel free to ask questions.

Jim

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Forum: C3 Parts for Sale/Wanted 10-18-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By Frankenvette
Hello David, I'm in eastern TN. I used to...

Hello David,

I'm in eastern TN. I used to live in Whitehall, PA. The transmission has been in my vette since I purchased it. It's not original to the car, so I don't know the history of it. As my...
Forum: C3 Parts for Sale/Wanted 10-17-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By Frankenvette
4 speed transmission for sale

SOLD

4 speed Saginaw transmission for sale. $150. Prefer that it be picked up. It's been running behind my 350 for the 18 years I've owned my vette.

I'm including the tranny, slip yoke and...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-13-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By Frankenvette
I literally used white bread, kept packing until...

I literally used white bread, kept packing until the bearing was forced out under pressure.

You can find it on You Tube.
Forum: C3 General 10-13-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By Frankenvette
Another thought... what type of track will you be...

Another thought... what type of track will you be running on? The track in the video above is very different from what I ran. Are you going to be on a dedicated, large, long track like in the video? ...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-13-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By Frankenvette
Changed out pilot bearing during tranny swap. I...

Changed out pilot bearing during tranny swap. I read up on the easiest way to remove pilot bearing. Lots of different techniques. I used the white bread method and damn if it did not work.
Forum: C3 General 10-12-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By Frankenvette
I auto-crossed my vette once. It was about 3...

I auto-crossed my vette once. It was about 3 weeks after separating from my ex, needed something to do to. Took my 15 year old with me and made it father/son time.

I had the absolute best time....
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-12-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By Frankenvette
How to buy a corvette, 3 part mechanics check list

I have an old magazine article titled "How to buy a corvette, mechanic's checklist". There are 3 parts to this article. I used it as a check list when purchasing my vette although I had know idea...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-11-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,367
Posted By Frankenvette
This was about 15-16 years ago, so I do not...

This was about 15-16 years ago, so I do not recall what type of fan clutch. I was new to auto repair so I'm sure I purchased whatever the parts shop owner suggested.

In my case I purchased a used...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-11-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,367
Posted By Frankenvette
I had my vette on the dyno with and without...

I had my vette on the dyno with and without mechanical fan. It was a new fan clutch so should have been working properly.

Dyno operator suggested a few pulls without as he felt mechanical fan...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 10-09-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By Frankenvette
Years ago I was removing front suspension. Every...

Years ago I was removing front suspension. Every bolt was rust seized. Used PB blaster, torch, bfh, and anything else I could think of.

A friend who is a professional blacksmith suggested using...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 09-24-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By Frankenvette
i replaced mine years ago and it never canceled...

i replaced mine years ago and it never canceled properly to the right. Had to manually cancel it.

Years later I installed a Borgeson steering box and had to reinstall my steering column. All of...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-24-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,723
Posted By Frankenvette
I'm running a Carter 625 cfm. Basically same as...

I'm running a Carter 625 cfm. Basically same as Edelbrock. Has worked very well for me for last 17 years.
Forum: C3 General 06-10-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By Frankenvette
I'm installing a Ford T5 5 speed and very...

I'm installing a Ford T5 5 speed and very thankful I have a removable cross member.
Forum: C3 General 05-12-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By Frankenvette
Nice to see you driving yours. I've not driven...

Nice to see you driving yours. I've not driven mine in nearly 5 years.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-10-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By Frankenvette
Thanks for the responses. Absolutely going to...

Thanks for the responses. Absolutely going to make sure I have the drive line angles set properly. Was just looking for some basic measurements to help as we prepare to modify the transmission mount....
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