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Yesterday, 01:13 PM
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Posted By ignatz

I'm curious as to whether the LT-1 aluminum-rise...

I'm curious as to whether the LT-1 aluminum-rise was the same as the Z28's? I bought one from the local Chevy dealer and had it on my L46 for the longest time.
02-14-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By ignatz

Very likely, anything you buy will not fit nearly...

Very likely, anything you buy will not fit nearly as well.
02-13-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By ignatz

All you are doing is making it more likely that...

All you are doing is making it more likely that the constant flex that broke the clamping design will be transferred to the mounting area on the actual trailing arm. And that will then break. The...
02-13-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,420
Posted By ignatz

Bee Jay Yes to the best of my memory, it was...

Bee Jay

Yes to the best of my memory, it was just pressed on, and only to the point where the belts lined up just right. I was a little worried that maybe it would slip, but it hasn't in maybe 6...
Forum: C3 General
02-12-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By ignatz

:sadangel: Eyes wide-open, heart pounding, glad...

:sadangel: Eyes wide-open, heart pounding, glad to be alive I'll bet!

It's just a "see-saw" at that point. Maybe 40 or 50 #'s keeping it from tilting.
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02-12-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By ignatz

The differential has enough oil, right? ...

The differential has enough oil, right?

Wheel bearings can also make that kind of noise. Check for heating at each of your wheels.
Forum: C3 General
02-09-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 504
Posted By ignatz

I did not remember that, although this comes up a...

I did not remember that, although this comes up a few times now and then. I will offer up an additional goodie. Since that picture was take I pop riveted a steel rectangular 1/2" wide section to the...
Forum: C3 General
02-09-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 504
Posted By ignatz

Why not a simple piece of aluminum sheet metal...

Why not a simple piece of aluminum sheet metal between the differential and exhaust? Had my composite spring for 30 years.
...
Forum: C3 General
02-09-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,678
Posted By ignatz

You're not stating a "fact", you're stating an...

You're not stating a "fact", you're stating an opinion based on your experience. There's a difference. The intent of this post, I am guessing, is to harvest interesting daily driver stories. Do...
02-09-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 999
Posted By ignatz

Is all that plumbing to the top of the tank...

Is all that plumbing to the top of the tank actually necessary? Is that where the fuel pickup is? You are going with a completely different motor, elex., etc. etc. You might just go with a simpler...
02-08-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By ignatz

There are 45 degree adapters that will give you a...

There are 45 degree adapters that will give you a little more clearance.

Secondarily, you're best off, I think, to change out the upper A-arms to an adjustable set (no shims).

And third, I...
Forum: C3 General
02-08-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,678
Posted By ignatz

And yet, here you are. Must be something about...

And yet, here you are. Must be something about them, eh?
Forum: C3 General
02-07-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By ignatz

Go big or go home? I will see your puny carvana...

Go big or go home? I will see your puny carvana and raise you one carousel!
...
02-07-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By ignatz

I am unclear as to what you are after. This is...

I am unclear as to what you are after. This is what I did with the speed direct components and the clutch fork. Have no answer about the upper rod, as I used their's. What about the design are you...
Forum: C3 General
02-05-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By ignatz

I sure agree with that. A new truck, trailer and...

I sure agree with that. A new truck, trailer and vintage corvette already loaded? What a temptation, I always loaded early in the morning starting out in a locked garage.

The 16' aluma requires a...
Forum: C3 General
02-04-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By ignatz

I bought an Aluma 16' tilting tailer. Trailer is...

I bought an Aluma 16' tilting tailer. Trailer is great once the car is up there. Car just fits and the whole rig is reasonably lightweight. Has electric brakes and my F150 has the in-dash control....
02-03-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,420
Posted By ignatz

That is what I measure from water pump to my...

That is what I measure from water pump to my control arm. Where the belt goes is where the nut that holds the arm to the frame so you have even less room than you think.

Have a look:
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Forum: C3 General
02-03-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By ignatz

So pretty close to, but not yet drivable. The...

So pretty close to, but not yet drivable. The build sheet, if dated, would have had some random earlier date. Back before those pieces of paper had some value, I tossed mine. Too bad I guess but I...
02-03-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,420
Posted By ignatz

This might help. My motor dropped onto the...

This might help. My motor dropped onto the chassis with about 1" clearance either side. Of course it also depends on what adapters and motor mounts you are using but it this thing was any lower...
Forum: C3 General
02-02-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By ignatz

A little off topic but since this thread is here,...

A little off topic but since this thread is here, I have to ask: "What part of the assembly process does the build date correspond to?". I am thinking it is the beginning in some fashion. Like...
02-02-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,420
Posted By ignatz

OK, thanks I'll take a look at what I have. ...

OK, thanks I'll take a look at what I have. However in auto crossing either of two cars have not had an incident such as you describe.
Forum: C3 General
02-02-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 53,141
Posted By ignatz

Just a note on synchros: I was advised by...

Just a note on synchros: I was advised by someone in the know, professionally, not to use synthetic in the transmission as the synchros would quickly disappear. This was a while ago and there may...
02-02-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,420
Posted By ignatz

I check in here occasionally. I am so jealous of...

I check in here occasionally. I am so jealous of all that shiny new aluminum. Not sure how to clean mine with all that wiring exposed.

But that's not the reason for this post. You might want to...
02-02-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,420
Posted By ignatz

Why?

Why?
02-01-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 663
Posted By ignatz

The crate motor was dry. My Z06/LS7 of course...

The crate motor was dry. My Z06/LS7 of course came with oil. The crate motor comes with a very detailed set of break-in instructions and it includes Mobil 1.

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