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02-21-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By TimAT

I would start by looking at the choke system....

I would start by looking at the choke system. Your description sounds like the choke is coming on correctly, but the choke plate is not opening far enough to give it enough air to smoothly idle after...
02-20-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By TimAT

MAybe the superheat switch on the A/C Compressor?...

MAybe the superheat switch on the A/C Compressor? The other connector looks like the thermal limiter fuse they had then.
02-20-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By TimAT

I put a set of chrome steel 17" rally wheels on...

I put a set of chrome steel 17" rally wheels on my 69. They are HEAVY!. ET didn't have the LTIII wheels when I bought the steel ones..
02-19-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By TimAT

I just built a BB. Got the block from the machine...

I just built a BB. Got the block from the machine shop and I measured/checked everything. Not that I don't trust the machine shop, (they are very good at what they do), but I wanted to record...
Forum: C3 General
02-15-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 444
Posted By TimAT

GM didn't heli-coil anything from the factory....

GM didn't heli-coil anything from the factory. I'd have them gone thru and unless you're stuck on staying factory, put ARP rocker studs. I have not broken a factory stud, even with the LS7 cam that...
Forum: C3 General
02-14-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 759
Posted By TimAT

Next door neighbor got a cabinet from TIP.. Works...

Next door neighbor got a cabinet from TIP.. Works great- on my air compressor. We ran a hose from my house to his. LOL.. He bought a used electric stove from craigslist, removed the surface burners...
02-13-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By TimAT

Agreed. But if the counterweights on the crank...

Agreed. But if the counterweights on the crank are hanging down, it increases the distance the pan needs to drop before it will slide out.
Forum: C3 General
02-13-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By TimAT

Not just Zip.. The entire planet too.. Everything...

Not just Zip.. The entire planet too.. Everything got a 3/8 line..
02-13-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By TimAT

Turn the engine over a little.. If the front...

Turn the engine over a little.. If the front counterweights are hanging down they might catch on the pan
02-13-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By TimAT

Some are installed with double sided trim tape...

Some are installed with double sided trim tape and some have speednuts on the inside of the hood. Some have both. The trim tape can be cut with a piece of fishing line by sawing it between the hood...
02-13-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By TimAT

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/20170211_171833_e77403f84aa48aa48371cf60233210152513a172.jpg...
02-13-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By TimAT

Something is off. I've pulled and installed my...

Something is off. I've pulled and installed my BBC countless times and never had any issue with the power steering being in the way. I've dropped the oil pan and only had to drop the idler arm.
02-12-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,412
Posted By TimAT

I would hope he got this fixed by now-- this...

I would hope he got this fixed by now-- this thread is from 2012
02-12-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,412
Posted By TimAT

Nope, just off the rack brake tubing from the...

Nope, just off the rack brake tubing from the local parts store. Been working great for 40+ years.
Forum: C3 General
02-12-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By TimAT

I think it's in the AIM. Willcox has the info for...

I think it's in the AIM. Willcox has the info for 68-69 427 hood emblems. This might get you close.
http://repairs.willcoxcorvette.com/category/emblem-hole-location-help/
Forum: C3 General
02-12-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 686
Posted By TimAT

Years ago, I was under my 69 doing the clutch- I...

Years ago, I was under my 69 doing the clutch- I had 4 stands under the frame at the GM recommended points. I spun around on the creeper and kicked one of the stands- it went scooting across the...
Forum: C3 General
02-12-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By TimAT

IIRC, the ground comes off the light and attaches...

IIRC, the ground comes off the light and attaches to the core support.
02-11-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,412
Posted By TimAT

I may be in trouble and not aware of it-- I've...

I may be in trouble and not aware of it-- I've been changing steel brake line to AN type fittings for years. Cut the line square, clean up any burrs on the inside and outside, throw the B-nut and...
Forum: C3 General
02-11-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 686
Posted By TimAT

This is from the 69 manual. I suspect the other...

This is from the 69 manual. I suspect the other years are about the same.
Forum: C3 General
02-11-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By TimAT

Also check with your primary auto insurance...

Also check with your primary auto insurance carrier. They may have a blanket towing coverage thing that will cover any car you're driving.
02-11-2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By TimAT

One of the two ports on the top end of the...

One of the two ports on the top end of the accumulator is for the low pressure cycling switch. The other is the low side charging port. No idea why you have a 3rd one. The high side port is normally...
02-11-2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By TimAT

There is a rubber grommet and a clear lens that...

There is a rubber grommet and a clear lens that fits that hole opposite the bulb. The fiber optic line fits into that.
02-10-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,092
Posted By TimAT

Before I got all excited about pulling the...

Before I got all excited about pulling the intake, I'd check the bolts == make sure they are nice and tight- be careful of the 4 bolts that are higher on the manifold than the others- one of them is...
02-10-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By TimAT

I'd take a piece of chalk and mark the "0" line...

I'd take a piece of chalk and mark the "0" line on the balancer and the "0" on the tab. With a dial back light you can see exactly where things are going. That BBC should pull the socks off of the...
02-09-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By TimAT

The 400 is way stronger than the 350-- even built...

The 400 is way stronger than the 350-- even built using good parts. But it's also a bunch heavier. That said, some years ago I built a TH350 for a guy that was running a 455 in a 66 GTO with slicks...
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