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02-14-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By cagotzmann

Yes it is. I have yet to have any problems in the...

Yes it is. I have yet to have any problems in the past 3 years of track days....
02-13-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By cagotzmann

This is how I mounted my rear sway bar. ...

This is how I mounted my rear sway bar.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/530x677/swaybar2_8cf139855e77161e5a49600bd9afc926f68e11cf.jpg
Forum: C3 General
02-11-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By cagotzmann

it depends on the year of the car. I believe up...

it depends on the year of the car. I believe up to 74 the tank size is similar (smaller). My 78 is a 24 gal tank which you cannot get for most pre 75 cars.
Tanks Inc doesn't make anything for 75-82...
Forum: C3 General
02-10-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By cagotzmann

Try this company. I requested a build for my 78...

Try this company. I requested a build for my 78 for EFI intank setup but did not what loose current 24us gal capacity. They said they can make anything I would like. But for you the question is ,...
01-24-2019, 02:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By cagotzmann

rebuilt mine twice , no special tools, but pay...

rebuilt mine twice , no special tools, but pay attention to how it came apart. First time it leaked badly due to improper reassembly. Also check out Wilcox site for instruction on how to rebuild
Forum: C3 General
01-08-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,663
Posted By cagotzmann

First its not where they are made, its the...

First its not where they are made, its the companies that have the parts made and what standards they spec. China can manufacture to the same standards as anywhere in north America, but if the...
01-07-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By cagotzmann

NAPA uses Cardone products which I found to be...

NAPA uses Cardone products which I found to be very poor when it came to Power Steering Pumps, 3 failed right out of the box with leaks,

I have purchased products from lone star (rebuild...
01-05-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,512
Posted By cagotzmann

Did you use the factory straps to install, or...

Did you use the factory straps to install, or need to fab something to install ?
Forum: C3 General
01-05-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 851
Posted By cagotzmann

And yet some ones fix to a Bubba fix "is another...

And yet some ones fix to a Bubba fix "is another bubba fix" I have read many posts and the results of the bubba fix to me is another bubba fix. Its all about perspective. When the company / person...
01-02-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,318
Posted By cagotzmann

No need for a press to remove, just burn them out...

No need for a press to remove, just burn them out with a propane torch or similar. Clean up the original retainers if in good condition. If using poly the reinstall requires no additional tools /...
Forum: C3 General
12-31-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,358
Posted By cagotzmann

I understand everyone likes something different,...

I understand everyone likes something different, so when I change my mind on what I like "I just shift to 5th or 6th." What options do people with only a 4 speed have ? None.
People like different...
Forum: C3 General
12-30-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,358
Posted By cagotzmann

Using a calculator @ 3000 RPM with ~ 27" dia tire...

Using a calculator @ 3000 RPM with ~ 27" dia tire ( Factory tire sizes) 4th gear (1:1) ratio so it doesn't matter if 4 - 5 - 6 speed transmission.
4.11 = 58.63 MPH
3.73 = 65 MPH
3.55 = 67.88 MPH...
Forum: C3 General
12-27-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,358
Posted By cagotzmann

I think it's easiest for a 5 speed if money is a...

I think it's easiest for a 5 speed if money is a consideration. If money isn't in the picture 6 speed is the best way to go. All modern cars have 6 or more gears. As for the ease of 6 vs 5 speed I...
12-27-2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By cagotzmann

For the upper hose with a serpentine setup I used...

For the upper hose with a serpentine setup I used one from a 1995 Ford Bronco. Now the upper factory 1995 Ford bronco hose has 1 extra elbow bend at the radiator side that needs to be cut off to fit...
12-22-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,962
Posted By cagotzmann

Here is the model I have. ...

Here is the model I have.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Craftsman-4-in-1-Level-W-Laser-Trac-Model-No-320-48247-/123557021616
The only part I use in the kit is the laser unit itself. But anything that...
12-22-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,962
Posted By cagotzmann

"It still doesn't matter" if the projection is...

"It still doesn't matter" if the projection is out by 1mm over 48" from the origin because its the same on both side. Even if the projection was a arc, it still works 100% because the laser...
12-17-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,962
Posted By cagotzmann

The mounting to the wheel is made from steel, the...

The mounting to the wheel is made from steel, the laser level has magnetic mounting base and projects laser lines like this.
...
12-16-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,962
Posted By cagotzmann

I use a different approach. Since the setup and...

I use a different approach. Since the setup and measurement happens very quickly with the tires on, I chart how much a 1/4 turn of each tie rod adjuster turn effects total toe.
So It would look...
12-16-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,962
Posted By cagotzmann

The nice part about this process is it doesn't...

The nice part about this process is it doesn't matter because the distance being measured is the same for all positions therefor the error of the laser is consistent for all placements. In my case...
12-15-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,962
Posted By cagotzmann

To speed up the toe process I would make the...

To speed up the toe process I would make the follow changes. This will cut down the setup time and also improve accuracy and error allowance.First we need to center the steering wheel. (with my C6 I...
12-12-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By cagotzmann

The only point in changing from the factory setup...

The only point in changing from the factory setup to anything else is to allow more clearance for wider wheel options and improve ride comfort. If you are not going to track the car then better...
12-12-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By cagotzmann

Here is the brand I am using. Zeitronix. I have...

Here is the brand I am using. Zeitronix. I have a ZT2 + ZT3 since each unit works with 1 channel. They now have a Entry level ZT4 for both (Dual setup)...
12-11-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,962
Posted By cagotzmann

Here is how to setup to make adjustments on my...

Here is how to setup to make adjustments on my 78. Enough to get under and still able to get measurements. Blocks to prevent the car from moving forward or back (pictures shows front wheel with...
12-10-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,962
Posted By cagotzmann

Is the problem you cannot get at the upper...

Is the problem you cannot get at the upper control arm adjustments with the wheel in place ? Don't you adjust camber on a C6 by adjusting the lower control arm ? I am guessing you are adjusting the...
12-10-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,962
Posted By cagotzmann

The multiplier is a factor of how much you turn...

The multiplier is a factor of how much you turn the tire / wheel. In your instructions a factor is based on the following.

20 = 1.5
15 = 2.0
10 = 3.0

Farmer was instructing to turn the...
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