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Forum: C3 General
09-12-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,122
Posted By Duane4238

How about a car driven by a chauffer? Duane

How about a car driven by a chauffer?
Duane
Forum: C3 General
09-03-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By Duane4238

Another Tire Question

I'm replacing my old BFG T/A's this week. They look like new but are quite a few years old. I'm putting 235/60/15's back on the front but was wondering what is the widest I can fit under the back...
Forum: C3 General
09-03-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Duane4238

You can also buy a reproduction that looks like...

You can also buy a reproduction that looks like the original. I found mine on ebay. Then look at a few cars that are your year that are for sale on ebay. You should find one that has a picture of...
08-21-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 328
Posted By Duane4238

If you take out the screw and find no melted...

If you take out the screw and find no melted damage to the half that's in the engine compartment, you might try locating just the side (cabin) that you need and replace that. I think that would be...
08-17-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By Duane4238

More info needed. Maybe a year? Duane

More info needed. Maybe a year?
Duane
08-08-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By Duane4238

Don't know if it's sold as an assembly for our...

Don't know if it's sold as an assembly for our cars anymore, but you may be better off just replacing the whole wiper linkage transmission (if you can find one) if there's wear in it. Not a hard job...
08-08-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 646
Posted By Duane4238

Every small block I've ever worked on has...

Every small block I've ever worked on has "burped" itself after being filled and run up to temperature. Seeing as the temp gauge is new, I'd suspect that first. What did the old one do that you...
07-30-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Duane4238

Use a scotch-brite pad to clean up the...

Use a scotch-brite pad to clean up the questionable one, dampen it with some water and let it sit overnight. If it has a coating of rust in the morning then it's not stainless.
Duane
07-30-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By Duane4238

But the casting number in the pic is 330818, not...

But the casting number in the pic is 330818, not 813.
Duane
Forum: C3 General
07-15-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By Duane4238

I think you'd need to post a pic so we can tell...

I think you'd need to post a pic so we can tell if they're originals.
Duane
Forum: C3 General
06-15-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 954
Posted By Duane4238

Now he can go to all the cruise nights and park...

Now he can go to all the cruise nights and park with all the guys with "new" cars who think they have something different than everyone else. :rofl:
05-22-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Duane4238

Along with DUB'S suggestions, have you ever...

Along with DUB'S suggestions, have you ever replaced your ground and hot cables? They are almost 50 years old. Corrosion travels inside the copper cables and eats them up over time. Then people...
Forum: C3 General
05-09-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By Duane4238

I read somewhere the Vette driver was a...

I read somewhere the Vette driver was a proctologist. :rofl:
Duane
04-26-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By Duane4238

On my '72 roadster, that line goes over and above...

On my '72 roadster, that line goes over and above the heater box and connects to a "T" of a much larger vacuum line. Can't supply more info, as the car is currently under cover until the weather...
04-13-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Duane4238

I'd suspect the flash you saw was the fuse...

I'd suspect the flash you saw was the fuse blowing. Check your fuses and see if one is blown. Then when you've identified what it's for, go from there and check (trace) that circuit and see what's...
04-11-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 515
Posted By Duane4238

Especially laying on my back!:crazy:

Especially laying on my back!:crazy:
04-08-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,303
Posted By Duane4238

To the OP- Did you go and get the battery LOAD...

To the OP- Did you go and get the battery LOAD TESTED as was suggested? If not, you are wasting your time and everyone else here. We're not just talking putting a meter on the battery to see if you...
Forum: C3 General
04-04-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By Duane4238

Flip 'em over and you can use them for wheel...

Flip 'em over and you can use them for wheel chocks!
Duane
04-01-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,827
Posted By Duane4238

Which ever way you decide to go, do the pipes in...

Which ever way you decide to go, do the pipes in stainless steel. It will cost you a little more now, but will be well worth it down the road when you don't have to replace it in a few years.
Duane
Forum: C3 General
03-29-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,283
Posted By Duane4238

It's worth whatever someone is willing to pay. ...

It's worth whatever someone is willing to pay.
Duane
03-28-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,046
Posted By Duane4238

Sometimes you may think the plug wires are going...

Sometimes you may think the plug wires are going in the correct orientation when in fact there is an error because it's hard to see them completely all the way to the plug. Seeing as the 2 cylinders...
Forum: C3 General
03-22-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By Duane4238

Celebrating 2 birthdays

Today is my '72's birthday. Built 46 years ago, today, but doesn't look a day over 20. I picked up a new oil filter and 5 quarts of oil for her. On the other hand, I'll be 67 the day after...
Forum: C3 General
03-17-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Duane4238

No matter what you do to protect that paint, your...

No matter what you do to protect that paint, your deck lid is going to get scratched. Even the soft top will scratch your new paint, but not as bad or quickly as the hardtop. If you use the 3m vinyl,...
Forum: C3 General
03-17-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By Duane4238

Tire size suggestions

I'm replacing my old tires for some new ones. I found the receipt for the old ones and the date on it was 1993. They're BFG T/A's in 245/60/15. I'm staying with my original 15x8 rally rims and wanted...
Forum: C3 General
03-15-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By Duane4238

All of these 66's are absolutely beautiful. My...

All of these 66's are absolutely beautiful. My buddy and I ran a '66 Chevelle in street stock class locally back in the early 70's. He drove and I wrenched. Unfortunately, I'm guilty of destroying...
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