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10-11-2016, 05:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,683
Posted By Thmprr

Being a New Zealander, in our city of New...

Being a New Zealander, in our city of New Plymouth, about 70,000 in the area, we have about 45 Corvettes. Because we have a reasonably mild climate, we get to go on cruises every month. We would do...
05-02-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,638
Posted By Thmprr

Yep, those are Rat droppings, there was a big...

Yep, those are Rat droppings, there was a big pile under the car. All that damage happened in 2 weeks!
05-02-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,638
Posted By Thmprr

Over here we can still use Wolfram baits, as soon...

Over here we can still use Wolfram baits, as soon as we saw the damage we put them around in that shed. So far no bodies found. We have another system we're going to try which is an ultrasonic device...
05-01-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,638
Posted By Thmprr

It was inside, and we have a good mouse catcher...

It was inside, and we have a good mouse catcher but she doesn't get access to that shed.
05-01-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,638
Posted By Thmprr

Lots of other damage as well, we've put in an...

Lots of other damage as well, we've put in an insurance claim.
05-01-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,638
Posted By Thmprr

Rodents Strike. Where's this Part From?

Hi Guys, after having a warm summer and mid fall, now it's getting chilly at night. We had a club run yesterday, I found this on the top of the C6 intake manifold, obviously chewed but concerned to...
03-16-2016, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,430
Posted By Thmprr

Sorry if I confused you. It sounds like you...

Sorry if I confused you.
It sounds like you have the BestGasket brand.
The chamfer is located on the rear main cap, so when it is torqued into place in the block rebate, there is a tiny triangle...
03-15-2016, 05:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,430
Posted By Thmprr

The only neoprene type replacement seal to use is...

The only neoprene type replacement seal to use is the BestGasket 3711X,
Several suppliers repackage these as their own.
if the seal pokes out 1/4" one side if the other side is flush, it means the...
12-05-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By Thmprr

'06 C6 Air Conditioner Sticker

Does anyone reproduce the original look AC sticker that goes on the passenger side of the engine plastic filler panel under the air intake tube?
Everyone I've seen is faded out. I did order one from...
11-25-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,206
Posted By Thmprr

I will drill the side of the float where it was...

I will drill the side of the float where it was soldered up to drain the gas, then I'll make a small jig up to hold the float so it wont collapse under heat, then use a heat gun to resolder the...
11-25-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,206
Posted By Thmprr

I got around to removing the carburetor tops, I...

I got around to removing the carburetor tops, I then fitted the new needle seat assemblies.
When I did the same to the rear carburetor, the secondary float was noticeably heavy on the LH side. Of...
11-21-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,206
Posted By Thmprr

That's interesting, I'll check that. cheers, Rod.

That's interesting, I'll check that. cheers, Rod.
11-19-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,206
Posted By Thmprr

Just checked the 4346 Fuel Pump pressure, 5-1/2...

Just checked the 4346 Fuel Pump pressure, 5-1/2 to 6 psi. No surprise that it's that high, actually I was expecting it higher, should be 4-1/2 - 5 psi.
I've now received the new needle valve seat...
11-11-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By Thmprr

You both have very good points, although I'm a...

You both have very good points, although I'm a bit puzzled why it does not always flood. As I'm committed to removing the WCFB carburetor tops, I'll certainly check the needle seat gasket, but before...
11-11-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By Thmprr

'57 2x4BC WCFB Flooding Issue

Starting and using the numbers matching dual quad engine in my '57 is a bit hit and miss sometimes.
Starting usually is relatively easy, but sometimes produces severe flooding and associated rough...
09-15-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,445
Posted By Thmprr

I guess your hands are as big as mine LOL. Mine's...

I guess your hands are as big as mine LOL. Mine's an auto as well. On the positive side, did not have to remover the RH exhaust. Hardest part was moving the hose clip and get the hose off.
08-06-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,445
Posted By Thmprr

I always try to provide the solution. In our...

I always try to provide the solution. In our case, the P0449 code would not go away, I had to replace the Evap Vent Solenoid Valve to remove the CEL. To do this, I had to import it from the USA,...
06-07-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,445
Posted By Thmprr

The Code reader comes up with P0449 EVAP VENT...

The Code reader comes up with
P0449 EVAP VENT SOLENOID VALVE CONT. CIR
Does this mean I have a continuity problem or has the solenoid valve failed? One thing I'll do is put it on my 4 post lift...
06-06-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,445
Posted By Thmprr

Check Light on after Gas Tank Fill.

It seems like I did a dumb thing by overfilling the gas tank to the brim. After which I noticed the check engine light was always on. I took it to a friend who has a OBDII reader who said it appeared...
02-22-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 150,779
Posted By Thmprr

New Zealand C6 Owners Please Note.

Our C6 is affected by this Low Beam bus recall. I PM'd the GM person on this Forum to find out how Chevrolet were handling the International aspect of the recall.
They suggested emailing the GM...
Forum: C3 General
09-23-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3,291
Views: 793,273
Posted By Thmprr

Well done Jeremy, that color just pops. It...

Well done Jeremy, that color just pops. It reminds me of our '76 C3 which was painted House of Kolors Candy Burple.
Forum: C3 General
09-09-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5,575
Views: 377,781
Posted By Thmprr

Hi Roger, its not required to change the water...

Hi Roger, its not required to change the water other than:
a) If you can't stand the smell or the looks
b) Sediment build up on the bottom.
In my 50 gal, it has the same washing soda I put in...
Forum: C3 General
09-08-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5,575
Views: 377,781
Posted By Thmprr

Hi Roger, been following your thread for a while...

Hi Roger, been following your thread for a while now, I can give you a bit of advice on the rust electrolysis deal which I have been doing since i restored my '57 in 2007.
You look to be using a...
09-12-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By Thmprr

I and other Kiwis were disappointed to learn we...

I and other Kiwis were disappointed to learn we would not be able to tour the plant when we pass through BG Sep 25-26 but I guess thats how it is. We will still visit the Museum and hope to see some...
08-15-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
Posted By Thmprr

We're disappointed, we had hoped to to the Plant...

We're disappointed, we had hoped to to the Plant Tour when we swing through BG on Sep 25 during our USA wide holiday.
We'll still do the Museum tour though.
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