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01-29-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 666
Posted By CA_WxMan

A common reply is to "use whatever your engine...

A common reply is to "use whatever your engine builder recommends". So in the case of a GM crate engine, follow GM's instructions.
01-18-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By CA_WxMan

I heard on the radio yesterday that there are...

I heard on the radio yesterday that there are some partial closures (single lane) on 33 north of Ojai, due to rock and/or mudslides.
If you do go up that way, watch out for bicycles and motorcycles....
12-29-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 967
Posted By CA_WxMan

jb78L-82, It looks like we were replying at the...

jb78L-82,
It looks like we were replying at the same time, saying similar things. :thumbs:
I like the way you summed it up:



Of course, this is assuming that the front springs are changed to...
12-29-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 967
Posted By CA_WxMan

Priya, I would keep the sway bars to limit some...

Priya,
I would keep the sway bars to limit some of the body roll that you'll have with the softer springs, and I would also change to a lower rate front coil spring to match the softer rear spring. ...
12-17-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By CA_WxMan

Rick, That's a great tip. I have an F body pan...

Rick,
That's a great tip. I have an F body pan that I'm going to use with my LS2 swap and have already picked up the Improved Racing baffle.
It looks like a very nice piece and has a couple of...
11-23-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,724
Posted By CA_WxMan

Bee Jay, I'm at about the same point as you....

Bee Jay,

I'm at about the same point as you. I'm getting everything together and making sure it all fits correctly before I pull out the running motor & trans.
My goal is to have it done in time...
11-23-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,724
Posted By CA_WxMan

The LS7 has a longer crank snout to accommodate...

The LS7 has a longer crank snout to accommodate the dry sump pump. Therefore, it requires a different crank pulley like this one:...
11-14-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,724
Posted By CA_WxMan

BeeJay, I've seen carb vs. EFI dyno...

BeeJay,

I've seen carb vs. EFI dyno comparisons where they just left the injectors in the manifold and disconnected the wiring.

You might be able to find a cheap set of injectors (flow rating...
11-14-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By CA_WxMan

15 runs on a 70 second course - Wow! I've...

15 runs on a 70 second course - Wow!
I've wondered how many runs people were getting at the SCCA events.

It looks like you had a good time.

Take Care,
Chris
11-12-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 979
Posted By CA_WxMan

Samantha and I had a great time Saturday. I'm...

Samantha and I had a great time Saturday. I'm glad my schedule worked out and I finally got go along instead of leaving early to get to work.
Thanks for lunch Lew! That was a nice little place up...
10-29-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,631
Posted By CA_WxMan

Go pick up a mini "hook & pick" set from Harbor...

Go pick up a mini "hook & pick" set from Harbor Freight for $2, then use the hook to catch the end of the straw and pull it to the spark plug hole.
You might need to rotate engine and bring the...
10-26-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By CA_WxMan

I remember seeing a thread about this car when...

I remember seeing a thread about this car when you first got it and were interested in changing the front clip.
Did you ever make the swap or is it still wearing the '73/74 front end?

As for...
10-26-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By CA_WxMan

I think that you should be able to use those, but...

I think that you should be able to use those, but might find that you want a 1/4" spacer.

I run 18x9.5" (0 offset / 5.25" Backspacing) with 275/40/18 tires on all 4 corners, but have offset...
10-24-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By CA_WxMan

You might try posting the the SoCal discussion...

You might try posting the the SoCal discussion section and see if anyone else has experience with them.
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/southern-california-45/

-Chris
10-23-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By CA_WxMan

TTT - Still looking for one.

TTT - Still looking for one.
Forum: C3 General
10-02-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By CA_WxMan

:lurk: I'll be following along with this thread...

:lurk:
I'll be following along with this thread because I'm looking for aftermarket seats with better bolstering too.
In my case it's for autocross, so I need headroom for my helmet as well as the...
09-28-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By CA_WxMan

(edited) I just re-read the original post and...

(edited) I just re-read the original post and realized that the OP was asking about FRONT suspension. My post below was in reference to the REAR ...:ack:

Danny Popp's car is probably not a good...
09-18-2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,824
Posted By CA_WxMan

Good info. Thanks for sharing. -Chris

Good info.
Thanks for sharing.

-Chris
07-14-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By CA_WxMan

Meighan, Here are a couple links to other...

Meighan,

Here are a couple links to other threads that should help you out.

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c3-tech-performance/3022583-c3-headlight-door-alignment.html...
07-10-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By CA_WxMan

I'm interested in the front bar, if you're...

I'm interested in the front bar, if you're willing to split them up.

Chris
07-01-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 755
Posted By CA_WxMan

I looked at CARB compliant parts when I was...

I looked at CARB compliant parts when I was considering buying an '80.

I think that the cat. converter ends up being your biggest performance restriction.
I've been told by some of the smog guys...
07-01-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By CA_WxMan

I don't know about their diffs, but I did buy a...

I don't know about their diffs, but I did buy a set of trailing arms (complete with bearings, brakes, etc) from them about 4-5 years ago.
It was an easy purchase, shipping was timely, and they...
Forum: C3 General
06-26-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,332
Posted By CA_WxMan

:lol: Maybe there's another thread going in...

:lol:

Maybe there's another thread going in the C2 forum that says "My metallic gray C2 was stolen the day outside a big box store and some guy just watched it happen. He even talked to the thief...
06-24-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By CA_WxMan

It looks like 508 is a front shock. ...

It looks like 508 is a front shock.
https://www.jegs.com/i/QA1/122/TS508/10002/-1

It's also available as a semi-coilover.
06-24-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By CA_WxMan

Ttt

Ttt
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