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03-17-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By karkrafter

Depends on the brand of paint, I put a gallon...

Depends on the brand of paint, I put a gallon [unthinned] of Montero Red on my '65 GTO and it still wasn't covered. Went back to the paint store for another quart while it was getting sprayed ,...
03-15-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,881
Posted By karkrafter

If the decks are reasonably flat, for the life of...

If the decks are reasonably flat, for the life of me, I can't imagine what performance gain could ever justify decking a stock rebuild.
03-11-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 593
Posted By karkrafter

I guess I had couple less issues than you...You...

I guess I had couple less issues than you...You ARE right about the cast iron BB pulley having to be swapped. No leaks on mine though...
Forum: C1 & C2 Parts
03-05-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,196
Posted By karkrafter

Still have these, $100 + fair shipping. Just in...

Still have these, $100 + fair shipping. Just in my way at this point, Nice rumbly alternative to stock mufflers! Sound like side pipes. Just the tail pipe portion....[I put mufflers back on]
Forum: C1 & C2 Parts
03-05-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By karkrafter

Sold, Thanks Ray!

Sold, Thanks Ray!
03-04-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By karkrafter

Please explain.. I have no experience on 63...

Please explain..

I have no experience on 63 caps, What are they made of? Are they chrome plated? Anodized like my 66's? Bare stainless?

I tried to 'polish' a 66 cap and just made a mess, no...
03-04-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,360
Posted By karkrafter

Ok how about this...100% of the time we drive our...

Ok how about this...100% of the time we drive our cars, we drive thru the 600-4800 RPM power band. 100% of the time [unless your car idles at 4800 RPM. Even if you redline your ride ONCE every time...
03-04-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,360
Posted By karkrafter

Tsk Tsk Tsk, kids these days..... btw...

Tsk Tsk Tsk, kids these days.....

btw because cam specs say 600-4800, that doesn't mean it won't spin above 4800...It will rev right to redline. on the street feeling it down low is way better...
03-03-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,360
Posted By karkrafter

For the money [low mid $2000] pretty good mill....

For the money [low mid $2000] pretty good mill. Only 8.0:1 comp, little head change and 325 HP is not far away. All new parts...good option I think
02-26-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By karkrafter

I have put cheap e-bay mini starters in all my...

I have put cheap e-bay mini starters in all my muscle cars, HUGE difference when hot, Not sue if it's gear reduction thing, or a more HP thing or the fact it's smaller and further away from the...
02-24-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By karkrafter

Whichever you choose, mix up double....only way...

Whichever you choose, mix up double....only way you will ever be able to match it...
02-23-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By karkrafter

Full Set 1975 Corvette News. I'll pay the freight!

This is a full set of 1975 Corvette all SIX issues. $30 complete and I'll pay the shipping....
02-23-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By karkrafter

Wonder if they paid Hoss with that Z-16 he owned?

Wonder if they paid Hoss with that Z-16 he owned?
02-16-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,919
Posted By karkrafter

You mean here??? Waiter Brent gave me his...

You mean here??? Waiter Brent gave me his personal phone #...told me to call him 'if I got in trouble'

I made the road trip from Massachusetts, If you are coming from far enough...
02-02-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,133
Posted By karkrafter

That is the very best way to wipe out a...

That is the very best way to wipe out a camshaft....[and foul the plugs and gas wash the rings...]

Let it sit.
01-30-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,054
Posted By karkrafter

Yeah that's what evidently happened....always...

Yeah that's what evidently happened....always nice to have ' redvetracr' here standing in as today's thread police ...
01-30-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,054
Posted By karkrafter

Not sure how I did this...this was NOT the thread...

Not sure how I did this...this was NOT the thread I thought I was posting to...oops.
01-29-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,849
Posted By karkrafter

See hoof prints think 'horse' not 'zebra'. You...

See hoof prints think 'horse' not 'zebra'. You have a fouled pug or plug wire 'off'

BTW, the way you describe it you have a dead skip, not a misfire, at least not the way I define those terms.
Forum: C1 & C2 Parts
01-22-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By karkrafter

AM-FM-AUX Radio from Antique Automobile Radio

This was in my '66 when I bought it, Somewhere I have a receipt from Ecklers for just under $700. Last summer the dial got stuck on the AUX function, I could not dial in any FM stations. I lived with...
01-07-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By karkrafter

Just so you know...you can still use the manual...

Just so you know...you can still use the manual brakes master. Make the addition super easy and clean.
01-06-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By karkrafter

Cheapos on ebay are $25 to your door. I doubt...

Cheapos on ebay are $25 to your door. I doubt spending more actually gets you a better part. Easy job to do, slam the cheapo in and give it a try. You can always send the gennie out for a rebuild ...
01-05-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,082
Posted By karkrafter

That is what I LOVE about this site....so much...

That is what I LOVE about this site....so much GREAT timeless information....

Winter project for me. I'm cross drilling my OWN brake lines! Wish me luck!
12-21-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,645
Posted By karkrafter

I have put together most all these sets listed....

I have put together most all these sets listed. So Merry Christmas to all! If you are surfing Corvette stuff over the holiday, drop me a PM and I'll get full sets together at the prices in above post...
12-19-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By karkrafter

Kochman and Fleenor was the same deal...both...

Kochman and Fleenor was the same deal...both owned by Kochman..Many people didn't know that Kochman was just a promotor not a driver. Fleenor drove for Kochman then Kochman sent him out with his own...
12-18-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By karkrafter

Saw Joie at the Eastern States Exposition more...

Saw Joie at the Eastern States Exposition more than once... but it was Danny Fleenor and his Hurricane Hell Drivers that I watched in awe, EVERY year at the Barrington Fair...Evel was there in '71
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