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03-22-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 917
Posted By dugsgms74

I think it mounts under the dash, kinda odd...

I think it mounts under the dash, kinda odd theres no instructions for mounting the motor, seems like it'd need some kind of bracket.
03-22-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By dugsgms74

Okay, if you have 22-24 in clockwise you should...

Okay, if you have 22-24 in clockwise you should be good to go. Kinda odd that its lighter in counterclockwise but maybe thats just the torque wrench.
03-22-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By dugsgms74

In 97 chevy used the CPI(central port injection)...

In 97 chevy used the CPI(central port injection) system. Its a kinda odd ball injection system with all the injectors placed in the middle of the intake with small lines that have pressure operated...
03-22-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By dugsgms74

Are you sure is says new ring and pinion and not...

Are you sure is says new ring and pinion and not new bearings? Typically there will be two specs, one for old bearings and one for new bearings, the new bearing spec is naturally the higher of the...
Forum: C3 General
01-18-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By dugsgms74

Never left it in long enough to find out but I'm...

Never left it in long enough to find out but I'm sure if left in long enough it would.
Forum: C3 General
01-17-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By dugsgms74

Great cleaner but beware on non-ferrous...

Great cleaner but beware on non-ferrous metals(brass, aluminum etc.) does turn them black.
Forum: C3 General
01-10-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,139
Posted By dugsgms74

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1812_83aeeb2f4cac95eb1635c33d74423cac1917e749.jpg
Pic didn't upload in first post
Forum: C3 General
01-10-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,139
Posted By dugsgms74

For anyone wanting to see what the OP was talking...

For anyone wanting to see what the OP was talking about, go to the registry, find the car using the VIN shown in the CL ad on the block stamp, scroll all the way to the right and voila, pics of a...
01-06-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By dugsgms74

The only monitor allowed to be "not ready" is...

The only monitor allowed to be "not ready" is Evap so if the O2 monitor can't run and pass then you will fail even if the engine light is off and no codes are stored.
Forum: Other Cars
12-22-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By dugsgms74

I've seen some the turbo 996s sell in the low 30s

I've seen some the turbo 996s sell in the low 30s
Forum: Other Cars
12-22-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,178
Posted By dugsgms74

That's when they'll be buying them up, that's why...

That's when they'll be buying them up, that's why the'yre rich.
Forum: Other Cars
12-22-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By dugsgms74

You know what they say...All car guys should own...

You know what they say...All car guys should own a 911 at some point in time in their life, maybe its you'r time.
Forum: C3 General
12-14-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By dugsgms74

Doesn't mean much, that trans will work fine....

Doesn't mean much, that trans will work fine. There's not much difference between the different calibrations in the transmission itself, the difference is mostly in the valve body and the governor....
Forum: C3 General
12-12-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By dugsgms74

My info also shows a CA calibration in 69 for 4...

My info also shows a CA calibration in 69 for 4 bbl. Camaro, Chevelle and Nova(theres actually alot of CA calibrations throughout the years) but since the tag has 66 stamped on it I believe its the...
Forum: C3 General
12-12-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By dugsgms74

According to my big GM carb manual, theyre the...

According to my big GM carb manual, theyre the same. The 228 is 5.7l federal emissions, A/T w/ AC. The service part# is the same for all the parts including the replacement carb assembly. I'm gonna...
Forum: Other Cars
12-11-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,178
Posted By dugsgms74

Most of the ones on that site are highly...

Most of the ones on that site are highly upgraded(coyote engines, modern transmission etc.) and have just come out of restorations so I can see why they're asking so much. Still way to high but I...
12-11-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,596
Posted By dugsgms74

Just to add, my 68 had the same problem. Like DUB...

Just to add, my 68 had the same problem. Like DUB said the issue is flex where the pin bolts into the body, as I understand it the problem is worse in 68s. Messed around for awhile, made the tool and...
Forum: C3 General
12-11-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By dugsgms74

My information tells me that transmission was...

My information tells me that transmission was originally installed in a 1966 Chevrolet car equipped with a 396. As I understand it, in Chevrolets, the th400 was only available in the full size cars...
11-02-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By dugsgms74

The part is called a air injection check valve,...

The part is called a air injection check valve, still readily available. A better option might be to remove of them both and cap the hole with threaded pipe caps from the hardware store.
Forum: C3 General
07-25-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,235
Posted By dugsgms74

68 BB convertible

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/800x600/img_1814_f8bb934d5fbf6e5c8afa56d46d562490cb6e0618.jpg
Here is my 68 factory black L36/M21 car, thanks for looking!
Forum: Other Cars
03-21-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,328
Posted By dugsgms74

I don't know, looks like a german engine clone to...

I don't know, looks like a german engine clone to me. And by the pictures, just as overcomplicated, hard to service and fairly likely as unreliable as the engine its trying to emulate. Don't get me...
Forum: Other Cars
12-12-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,042
Posted By dugsgms74

No question that replacing both is best practice...

No question that replacing both is best practice but since its under warranty there is no way GM would pay for both without the owner putting up quite a stick to the warranty claim department(not the...
Forum: Other Cars
11-17-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,291
Posted By dugsgms74

Impressive numbers to be certain. Maybe at 200k...

Impressive numbers to be certain. Maybe at 200k they might actually have a product they can make a profit on.http://www.nationalreview.com/article/397162/tesla-and-its-subsidies-phil-kerpen
10-10-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By dugsgms74

Theres no test other than visual off the car....

Theres no test other than visual off the car. Once on the car there are a few tests that can be done but the accurate ones require a exhaust analyzer, the simplest (but not very accurate) is to...
Forum: Other Cars
08-31-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,236
Posted By dugsgms74

I don't know, we have a 13 Crosstrek and although...

I don't know, we have a 13 Crosstrek and although its been a pretty good car, no repairs other than a clutch replaced at 60k(can't blame the car for that) and lost its A/C refrigerant at 50k(easy...
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