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Forum: C3 General
Today, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By Tom DeWitt

Deep jack compartment tray

Is there a demand for a correct 6.5" reproduction (68-74) rear compartment tray?
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02-15-2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,367
Posted By Tom DeWitt

All LT1 engines utilize a special 2-way acting...

All LT1 engines utilize a special 2-way acting full bypass thermostat. This means that the thermostat regulates coolant flow both in to as well as out of the engine, while the bypass portion of the...
02-15-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By Tom DeWitt

It has crossed my mind. I did make the 5" one...

It has crossed my mind. I did make the 5" one about 20 years ago but it was discontinued when I sold that business division

I need to see a lot more interest before I would take on such a project
02-12-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By Tom DeWitt

Just wondering....do you C3'ers think there is...

Just wondering....do you C3'ers think there is enough demand for a correct reproduction?
...
02-12-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,870
Posted By Tom DeWitt

I am going to guess the radiator is a copper...

I am going to guess the radiator is a copper replacement, which doesn't help with this issue but until the OP contributes we can't do anything for you. I wish I new where all the people I helped with...
02-11-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,870
Posted By Tom DeWitt

It's actually John H (Hinckley) Retired...

It's actually John H (Hinckley) Retired automotive engineer

and there is no need to drive the car. If the problem is a vacuum can/timing issue the car will get hotter and hotter just sitting in...
02-11-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,870
Posted By Tom DeWitt

And just like that, a career in Corvette cooling...

And just like that, a career in Corvette cooling cancelled out....

Read up, good stuff

Corvette cooling (http://www.camaros.org/pdf/corv_cooling2.pdf)

Ignition timing 101 ...
02-11-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,870
Posted By Tom DeWitt

Again, logical thinking but I still don't think...

Again, logical thinking but I still don't think it's air flow. The timing issue goes away when you start driving because the distributor weighs kick in the extra timing due to higher rpm. I don't...
02-11-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,870
Posted By Tom DeWitt

Trust me when I say I have solved this HUNDREDS...

Trust me when I say I have solved this HUNDREDS of times because that's what I did for the last twenty years. The forum will throw dozens of ideas and suggestion on how to solve this issue, the...
02-08-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 579
Posted By Tom DeWitt

Here are the fan wiring instructions Click here...

Here are the fan wiring instructions Click here (https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0164/0230/files/SpalWiring.pdf?14903067153186559495)

The U-Brackets should fit directly over the weld. These will...
02-06-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,760
Posted By Tom DeWitt

This problem is real easy to check.... Get set...

This problem is real easy to check....
Get set up with a timing light and check the timing as specified in the manual. Before disconnecting everything, plug the vacuum hose back onto the distributor...
02-06-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,760
Posted By Tom DeWitt

That's a logical conclusion but that's not it....

That's a logical conclusion but that's not it. Trust me, that's what I do and nine times out of ten it's the timing issue. Of course you need to make sure the fan clutch is working but rapid rising...
02-06-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,760
Posted By Tom DeWitt

Read the Duke63 stuff. It is absolutely,...

Read the Duke63 stuff. It is absolutely, positively a dead vacuum advance on the distributor.
02-01-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,829
Posted By Tom DeWitt

Was anyone planning a wide body project where...

Was anyone planning a wide body project where this donor would work?

2007 Z06 6spd Only 12,000 miles
It actually drives like this. ...
02-01-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By Tom DeWitt

I have the kit ready to demo but it's too cold to...

I have the kit ready to demo but it's too cold to prove anything right now
01-31-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By Tom DeWitt

They are there, you have to open the pull down...

They are there, you have to open the pull down option window at the bottom of

this page (https://www.dewitts.com/collections/corvette-aluminum-radiators/products/1139114m)
01-31-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,952
Posted By Tom DeWitt

Wow, I almost forgot about that. Got to start...

Wow, I almost forgot about that. Got to start somewhere
01-31-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,952
Posted By Tom DeWitt

DeWitts is one company, Griffin another

DeWitts is one company, Griffin another
01-30-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,829
Posted By Tom DeWitt

I like the 64! Very nice. I spoke with Mike...

I like the 64! Very nice. I spoke with Mike from SR3 tonight and he gave me a lot to think about. I agree with Ken, planning and deciding on how and what is not going to be easy. Maybe the C6 donor...
01-29-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,829
Posted By Tom DeWitt

[/left] Will do, tomorrow!

[/left]
Will do, tomorrow!
01-29-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,829
Posted By Tom DeWitt

[/left]Seems to be the general consensus.

[/left]Seems to be the general consensus.
01-29-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,829
Posted By Tom DeWitt

I am with you on the modern wheels, tucked in.

I am with you on the modern wheels, tucked in.
01-29-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,829
Posted By Tom DeWitt

I think I am leaning the other way. Sure stock...

I think I am leaning the other way. Sure stock wheels on stock cars, but a restomod should scream big rotors.
Forum: C3 General
01-29-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,329
Posted By Tom DeWitt

The 3 calls out the standard 1" tubes and the 4...

The 3 calls out the standard 1" tubes and the 4 calls out the wider 1.25" tubes
01-29-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,829
Posted By Tom DeWitt

This is great stuff guys. I'm listening...:bigears

This is great stuff guys. I'm listening...:bigears
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