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Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-12-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By gbarmore
gotcha, we were talking about 2 different oil...

gotcha, we were talking about 2 different oil systems, you motor oil, me trans oil. :thumbs:
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-12-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By gbarmore
Not quite sure I'm tracking on your statement,...

Not quite sure I'm tracking on your statement, "the only way to cool the oil is immediately after pressurizing it". Regardless of where the oil is cooled, it is reducing the overall temperature of...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-11-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By gbarmore
It's not mounted on the tire carrier, but here is...

It's not mounted on the tire carrier, but here is my trans cooler. mounted up behind the batwing on my 80'. The fans are pulling air from top down. Spacers between mounting surface and fan gave it...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-16-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By gbarmore
Hmmm, good thinking, I hadn't considered that. I...

Hmmm, good thinking, I hadn't considered that. I will look it over and see if there's an issue with the wire. A 38 year old sender is probably not ideal either. Just hope the gauge isn't getting...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-16-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By gbarmore
Oil Pressure Gauge Going Nuts

1980 Vette with original oil pressure sender and gauge. The gauge is bouncing all over the place when revs are over 1500 or so. It swings violently in almost a full sweep.

Wondering if my...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 01-29-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 933
Views: 388,522
Posted By gbarmore
Absolutely love those wheels, Peterbuilt. I had...

Absolutely love those wheels, Peterbuilt. I had a Dodge Challenger slot car with the cyclone rims on it as a kid in the early 70's and ever since I've wanted those wheels on a corvette. I have the...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-27-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,592
Posted By gbarmore
[QUOTE=Shdggsdv;1596056813]Feel like I'm losing...

[QUOTE=Shdggsdv;1596056813]Feel like I'm losing hope at this point. Freshly building this mild engine with new components and everything that can go wrong seems to be going wrong. :willy:

This...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-27-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,219
Posted By gbarmore
Thx Metalhead, appreciate the input. Sounds like...

Thx Metalhead, appreciate the input. Sounds like you're having a blast with your vette!



Hey Matt, I just might take you up on your offer. I see that Tremec is raising prices to distributors...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-21-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,219
Posted By gbarmore
Good info, Jeff. Great to see the vid and how...

Good info, Jeff. Great to see the vid and how the transmission is designed to work. Looks like some stick-time with the TKO will make this a moot point. Much appreciated. :cheers:
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 11-21-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,219
Posted By gbarmore
Hi Matt, great write-up here, thank you. I'm...

Hi Matt, great write-up here, thank you. I'm considering swapping out my 2004-R with a TKO600, and was curious what you think of it after having a summer to run your's through the gears. I've read...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-20-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 216,813
Posted By gbarmore
Thanks Metalhead, appreciate the link to the...

Thanks Metalhead, appreciate the link to the Chevelle site and and part #'s. I may buy a spare O2 just in case. When mine went out on me I could still "limp home", but it was not a pleasant...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 06-19-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 216,813
Posted By gbarmore
I have the 600hp unit and have had issues with it...

I have the 600hp unit and have had issues with it as well. Interestingly enough, my car actually gets harder to start the more time it spends learning. When I do a reset to the base tune it fires...
Forum: C3 General 05-24-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,145
Posted By gbarmore
Ok, I'll throw a couple 80 pics in the mix.

Ok, I'll throw a couple 80 pics in the mix.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-15-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By gbarmore
Gotcha, makes sense. BTW, I see various specs...

Gotcha, makes sense. BTW, I see various specs for Oil pan torque for a SBC but it seems most settle on 12 ft/lbs. Anyone have input on that? I'm using a Fel-Pro one piece rubber with steel core if...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-13-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By gbarmore
Hey Gary, so what is the purpose of sealing the...

Hey Gary, so what is the purpose of sealing the gasket in two different steps versus just doing both sides at once and bolting it down? ?
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-13-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By gbarmore
Thx, Gary. I am going to try your method with...

Thx, Gary. I am going to try your method with the right stuff. Already painted up the pan and not able to send it back. Appreciate the info! :cheers:

Greg
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-12-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By gbarmore
Agreed, I put it on the motor and it would be a...

Agreed, I put it on the motor and it would be a real tight fit given the way it was mfg'd. However, if the hole were punched in toward the crank like the others it might work just fine. ...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 05-12-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By gbarmore
Moroso SBC Oil Pan missing a bolt hole!?

Picked up a Moroso 20206 pan for my SBC and it's missing a bolt hole on the rear passenger side of the pan.. Wouldn't have even realized it but I had an extra bolt from the ARP SBC oil pan kit and...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 04-13-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By gbarmore
Glad you had luck, hopefully some of that coming...

Glad you had luck, hopefully some of that coming my way!
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 04-13-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By gbarmore
I did purchase and install the FCC and had the...

I did purchase and install the FCC and had the same experience as many others. I returned it and installed an aeromotive Stealth.
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 04-13-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By gbarmore
FITech EFI Customer Service Issues

So last February I bought a FiTech EFI 600 and installed and got it running in late April. It ran well until September 2016 when it started running extremely poorly. I had the car out on Friday and...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-11-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 933
Views: 388,522
Posted By gbarmore
Hey OCB, any pics of the car with the tires on? ...

Hey OCB, any pics of the car with the tires on? Love those wheels!
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-04-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,828
Posted By gbarmore
Thanks Jebby, I'm going to go with a new set of...

Thanks Jebby, I'm going to go with a new set of the same king bearings that came in my motor originally, thanks for pointing out the differences. It really wasn't very clear when I did some homework...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-03-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,828
Posted By gbarmore
Once again, great info Jim, thank you! Sounds...

Once again, great info Jim, thank you! Sounds like I just need to invest in some measuring tools and make sure to apply some simple rule of thumb, and go from there. Who doesn't love new tools. ...
Forum: C3 Tech/Performance 02-02-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,828
Posted By gbarmore
Hey Jim, pics of the bearings below. Obviously...

Hey Jim, pics of the bearings below. Obviously it's scored, but the darker color along the scoring looks like journal to bearing contact? So, I'm thinking I get a new set of bearings, spend some...
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