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02-07-2019, 12:54 PM
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Posted By rich5962

I just sent you a Email through the Forum Private...

I just sent you a Email through the Forum Private Message system.

Rich
11-26-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,710
Posted By rich5962

Not only is the engine and rear diff from a '65,...

Not only is the engine and rear diff from a '65, it's a '65 frame. E-Brake cables, missing center underfloor body mounts, non-63 lower control arms, etc, etc.
10-30-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,294
Posted By rich5962

If the head of the center bolt holding the leaves...

If the head of the center bolt holding the leaves together is too high, it will not allow the spring to lay flat against the differential mount boss. If that bolt head is too high it could tilt the...
06-10-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By rich5962

Great photos. In the 2nd photo the antenna...

Great photos.

In the 2nd photo the antenna is there but the man standing next to the driver is covering the mirror.

Looks like the 1st print was made from a reversed color negative. I enlarged...
04-12-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By rich5962

Very strange problem. Not seen this one before. ...

Very strange problem. Not seen this one before.

It seems that the SOL terminal on the ignition switch is getting power from ACC. If he removes the Pink 2x terminal from the ignition switch OR the...
04-03-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By rich5962

Here is a old thread Here...

Here is a old thread Here (https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c1-and-c2-corvettes/3335371-1958-weather-stripping-w-cloth-vs-no-cloth.html) which shows what I did to restore the originals. Note that...
04-02-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By rich5962

The 2 short pieces in that CC (2nd)photo are...

The 2 short pieces in that CC (2nd)photo are simply photos of the ends of both full length pieces. It's a optical illusion. Notice the right ends are cut off in the photo.
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03-26-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 361
Posted By rich5962

Yes it had me stumped for a while. Also was the...

Yes it had me stumped for a while. Also was the case on a '66 some time ago. The wires were not connected to the switches so the LIGHTS lamp never functioned. I suspect they never figured it out so...
03-26-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 361
Posted By rich5962

Sounds like reversed inner pivot housings..... ...

Sounds like reversed inner pivot housings.....

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c1-and-c2-corvettes/1586333-headlight-warning-light-not-working.html#post1580596202
03-03-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By rich5962

This might be of help too.... Rich

This might be of help too.... Rich
02-20-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 893
Posted By rich5962

Keep in mind you cannot use original cast...

Keep in mind you cannot use original cast impellers or fan hubs with the new kits...
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02-20-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,184
Posted By rich5962

Jerry you have a 64-81 clutch fork. This is why...

Jerry you have a 64-81 clutch fork. This is why the Z bar geometry was off. The 62 fork end is ~90* at the pivot pin.

Rich

top 64-81, bottom 55-62
...
02-12-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,510
Posted By rich5962

Since I wrote that document I should comment.... ...

Since I wrote that document I should comment....

The chrome plating issue is a tough one. I've done many of these and some are worse than others. The worst ones were already chromed when I got...
01-18-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By rich5962

Yesterday Dave Z dropped me a note about your...

Yesterday Dave Z dropped me a note about your post ...... He has a installation document that I wrote and that he edited and detailed and will send it to you. It will likely answer more of your...
01-02-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,521
Posted By rich5962

I have a step-by-step soft top installation...

I have a step-by-step soft top installation procedure(1956-1962) I did some time ago that Dave Zuberer then created into a PDF with additional notes. Send me a PM with your email address and I'll...
11-16-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By rich5962

That's okay Jim. I never worry about being...

That's okay Jim. I never worry about being corrected on stuff as I certainly make LOTS of mistaiks.:D
11-16-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By rich5962

John, Sent you a email... I should have...

John, Sent you a email...

I should have titled that article "1956 to 1960...." as 61/62 bows are aluminum. No T-Nuts on those.
Forum: Testing
10-05-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 388
Posted By rich5962

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Fixed pic for Carl


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09-13-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,169
Posted By rich5962

I replaced only the shifter end. I suspect the...

I replaced only the shifter end. I suspect the oven heat in that confined area compromises the plastic.
09-11-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,169
Posted By rich5962

:thumbs:

:thumbs:
09-11-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,169
Posted By rich5962

Good question. You need to pop it out without...

Good question. You need to pop it out without breaking the plastic housing or plastic arm assembly.

It's tight enough to get in there, but a possible way might be with a small socket and machine...
09-09-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,169
Posted By rich5962

You don't have to remove the shifter knob itself....

You don't have to remove the shifter knob itself. Remove the center console hinged cover, radio/hvac console(pops out and 2 screws rearward). The hardest part is finding the release tabs for all wire...
06-03-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,153
Posted By rich5962

I once had a similar issue. PU Coil reading...

I once had a similar issue. PU Coil reading within spec but intermittent trigger pulse. I pulled it apart and dissected the PU coil wiring.

The 2 wires are wrapped in white adhesive tape and...
05-19-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,579
Posted By rich5962

Bill, I only trim the foam at the edge where...

Bill, I only trim the foam at the edge where needed. I guess what I'm trying to do is show how it can help avoid a problem like the OP had/has. I don't know if his will stay put, time will tell.

I...
05-18-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,579
Posted By rich5962

Every AK pad typically has a sharp ridge of foam...

Every AK pad typically has a sharp ridge of foam at the front edge, although some are missing foam like a recent one I just got in and had to be returned. To avoid the problem of the raised rubber...
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