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Today, 08:20 AM
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Posted By Metalhead140

Definitely weld it.

Definitely weld it.
02-12-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Metalhead140

The tko will bolt up to the bellhousing/clutch...

The tko will bolt up to the bellhousing/clutch etc. You have to modify the shifter, gearbox mount, and tailshaft though.
02-11-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By Metalhead140

Flat tappet or roller cam? FWIW, I started and...

Flat tappet or roller cam? FWIW, I started and broke my engine in with a newly installed fitech without problems. Just make doubly sure it's right! If using a flat tappet cam then it might be...
Forum: C3 General
02-10-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By Metalhead140

Tons of LS swaps out there. Similar hp to an...

Tons of LS swaps out there. Similar hp to an original high performance model, better economy and driveability, no leaks etc. There's also some big dollar aftermarket chassis that take modern...
02-10-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,243
Posted By Metalhead140

No one that I can see has recommended the whole...

No one that I can see has recommended the whole 20-30 minutes at 2-3000rpm and no load to "break in the cam" on a roller cam engine except for your engine builder jb? None of the companies you...
02-10-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By Metalhead140

I run 18x10 with 295s all round as my track...

I run 18x10 with 295s all round as my track wheels.
02-09-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,243
Posted By Metalhead140

FWIW, and I see that no one with a current...

FWIW, and I see that no one with a current opinion is likely to change theirs... I agree that the only thing to "break in" on a modern roller cam engine is the rings, and that hard...
02-09-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 659
Posted By Metalhead140

It's a 275/50R17, that's why I posted it....

It's a 275/50R17, that's why I posted it. 255/50R17 on the front apparently.
02-09-2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By Metalhead140

There was a thread on this only a few days ago,...

There was a thread on this only a few days ago, with a link to the beejay thread: https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c3-tech-performance/4237264-tire-to-frame-clearance.html
02-09-2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 659
Posted By Metalhead140

Not really trying to show the car, just the look...

Not really trying to show the car, just the look of the wheel/tyre size. On my car that tyre will fit inside the fender.
02-08-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 659
Posted By Metalhead140

And on the rear of a c2: ...

And on the rear of a c2:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/864x648/2755017_2_861095492e9dcd840feb252fe2f39b5615d5229c.jpg
02-08-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 659
Posted By Metalhead140

Here's an example of a 275/50R17 - good looking...

Here's an example of a 275/50R17 - good looking old school tyre-to-wheel size imo, with decent sidewall height. 1" taller overall than a stock 255/60/R15. Obviously this isn't a c3, but there's a...
Forum: C3 General
02-07-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By Metalhead140

X3, sounds likely to be a bad connection...

X3, sounds likely to be a bad connection somewhere in the battery to starter circuit. So battery positive terminal, battery cable to starter, engine to chassis ground, or negative battery terminal to...
02-07-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 659
Posted By Metalhead140

My issue with the spring was that the factory...

My issue with the spring was that the factory length meant the spring end was touching the rim. By shortening the spring, (I separated the spring, cut one end off the main leaf and made a new hole,...
02-07-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 659
Posted By Metalhead140

I should have noted - I'm seriously considering...

I should have noted - I'm seriously considering going to a 275/50r17 shortly when I finish wearing out the 285/40R17s - will give me an inch more sidewall height than current, ~3/8" more than the...
02-07-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 659
Posted By Metalhead140

You don't mention whether you have any clearance...

You don't mention whether you have any clearance modifications already done on the rear? To fit my 17x9.5 with 5.05" backspace, I had to relocate the handbrake cable to the top of the trailing arm,...
Forum: C3 General
02-05-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By Metalhead140

As you can see from the comments above - the key...

As you can see from the comments above - the key to getting a low car on is good long ramps. I have 6 foot alloy ramps, and no problems getting my car on. The shorter ramps that my trailer came with...
Forum: C3 General
02-04-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By Metalhead140

I bought the Koito highs and JW Speaker LED...

I bought the Koito highs and JW Speaker LED high/low beams from Daniel Stern. Truly excellent lights.
02-01-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 966
Posted By Metalhead140

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c3-tech-perfo...

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c3-tech-performance/3045663-how-do-you-keep-the-c3-from-getting-light-above-120mph.html
01-31-2019, 02:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By Metalhead140

Intriguing, must be basically the same wheels as...

Intriguing, must be basically the same wheels as mine? I run a 0.2" spacer, and I have done the same modifications. Without the spacer I hit the chassis and swaybar (though I could probably bend the...
01-31-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By Metalhead140

P.s. Love the look of those wheels on your car,...

P.s. Love the look of those wheels on your car, tough as.
01-31-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By Metalhead140

I run an 18x10 with 5.54" backspace and a...

I run an 18x10 with 5.54" backspace and a 295/30R18 or 295/35R18 on my car when on the track. It doesn't rub anywhere at rest, or cycling the suspension up and down, but it has polished the paint off...
01-30-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,562
Posted By Metalhead140

Must be something in the air... I'm refreshing...

Must be something in the air... I'm refreshing mine at the moment too. This is when I pulled it apart 2 weeks ago....
01-30-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By Metalhead140

Here you go:...

Here you go: https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c3-tech-performance/2282619-anyone-modify-their-frame-for-wheel-tire-clearance.html
01-30-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By Metalhead140

I'm pretty sure that Beejay did that... Might be...

I'm pretty sure that Beejay did that... Might be worth a search. You're pretty close to lots of stuff by the time you're close to there.
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