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Forum: C3 General
06-14-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By L-46man

On more thing....some starters require...

On more thing....some starters require shims...you could be binding the starter. Additionally...(we all do it!) Painting up the starter really pretty-like can hurt the ground circuit thru the starter...
Forum: C3 General
06-14-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By L-46man

SBC firing order! Know it, love it! Get the T shirt! lol!

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/840x1087/chevy_sb_bb_firing_order_b5a86c989cd202aee603933b33949d5d1f8fbab5.jpg
the sound of my life!...
Forum: C3 General
06-14-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By L-46man

Are you sure you have the timing and firing order...

Are you sure you have the timing and firing order correct?????

If you have swapped just the 'right' (WRONG!) two sparkplug wires the vehicle will STOP in the middle of cranking because it's trying...
06-14-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By L-46man

It WOOD be running lean then! LOL.

It WOOD be running lean then! LOL.
06-14-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By L-46man

Do you have a thick, insulated Carb spacer????...

Do you have a thick, insulated Carb spacer???? That's what its there for to prevent heat soak and float bowl evaporation. Esp aluminum manifolds.
Throw some insulation on the fuel lines inside the...
Forum: C3 General
06-14-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By L-46man

Thank you...ordered a new compartment door unit...

Thank you...ordered a new compartment door unit for the 82 CE. Good price!

Happy Father's day to you all.

Unkahal
Forum: C3 General
06-13-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 14,449
Posted By L-46man

Brack...watching this....under the heading of "...

Brack...watching this....under the heading of " gotta get me one of those". Renegade!

Tom (Buccaneer) is our TBI expert....fortunately he lives near me!

Good luck....yummy!

Unkahal
06-13-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,283
Posted By L-46man

Drive-train losses are calculated at 15% not 25%!

Drive-train losses are calculated at 15% not 25%!
Forum: C3 General
06-13-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,423
Posted By L-46man

Welcome. I just got back from Saudi. Riyadh to be...

Welcome. I just got back from Saudi. Riyadh to be exact. There is a huge American Airbase there and most likely that's where the car originated.

First, Jack up a Corvette SIDE BY SIDE or FRONT OR...
06-12-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,394
Posted By L-46man

Swensonm...I'll try to answer the HFT gauge...

Swensonm...I'll try to answer the HFT gauge bouncing question.

For a Hydraulic oil tube gauge to work correctly you need oil all the way through the tube into the Bourdon tube in the gauge. Oil is...
Forum: C3 General
06-12-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By L-46man

While I certainly love gold C-3's (thanks!) This...

While I certainly love gold C-3's (thanks!) This is not an ASTRO VETTE.... Astro VENTILATION, yes! lol

Unka
Forum: C3 General
06-11-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By L-46man

Well Hell...My '69 was and is driven by an...

Well Hell...My '69 was and is driven by an utterly faceless, unknown rocket scientist....ME! Keeping up the side, don't you know.

Amusing article!

I love the scene in Apollo13 when Tom Hanks'...
Forum: C3 General
06-10-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By L-46man

hatching a plan

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desert in bloom
crawl in there....let go all the screws holding the...
Forum: C3 General
06-10-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 884
Posted By L-46man

Kacy...sorry I DO NOT agree. 1. Why cut up a...

Kacy...sorry I DO NOT agree.

1. Why cut up a classic?
2. Very good use for an un-loved 75'
3. What bumpers are on the car makes no difference...it's a kit!
4. The value of the car is SOLELY...
Forum: C3 General
06-10-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 884
Posted By L-46man

mako 2

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Forum: C3 General
06-10-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,315
Posted By L-46man

Never give up the belly button! Er-ah C-3 Vert! ...

Never give up the belly button! Er-ah C-3 Vert! LOL 43 years now....

Unkahal
Forum: C3 General
06-10-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By L-46man

Bill.... 1.Open Hatch 2.Remove plastic tray...

Bill....
1.Open Hatch
2.Remove plastic tray and side pieces.
3.Adjust transverse cable.
4. Reassemble.
5. Lubricate with white lithium grease.

Unkahal
Forum: C3 General
06-07-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,889
Posted By L-46man

Jackson Said....If a head gasket was leaking...

Jackson Said....If a head gasket was leaking coolant into cylinder, it may've quickly hydo-locked, breaking piston, cracking liner etc etc.

I agree...the indicators are there.

There was a head...
Forum: C3 General
06-06-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,028
Posted By L-46man

Reminds me!

DID THE SAME THING WITH A SIMILAR TRAILER! Taking the L-46 home after the 'big body job'....Pulled by my little pissant Dodge Dakota (4500lbs towing cap)....at 50 mph. Made it! Still have that...
Forum: C3 General
06-06-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,028
Posted By L-46man

In reality that's about $10,000 worth of damage. ...

In reality that's about $10,000 worth of damage.

Insist on OEM factory Fiberglass
Make a stink.
Wait them out....' unresolved aging' makes them look bad....they'll make larger and larger...
06-03-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 43,477
Posted By L-46man

I bought a COLD CASE for the 82 CE....other than...

I bought a COLD CASE for the 82 CE....other than having to switch to big block upper keepers and the ultimate fact that it's 40% larger than I took out....went well but it went in tight.

BOY DOES...
Forum: C3 General
06-03-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,852
Posted By L-46man

OMG....this must NOT be a screaming...

OMG....this must NOT be a screaming deal......only because it's a two bolt main! You can see the crank journals....they MUST be ruined because it's a two bolt main!
...
Forum: C3 General
06-03-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,892
Posted By L-46man

So the company next door had all their vans...

So the company next door had all their vans wrapped ORANGE...two years ago.....the wrap is peeling off, has blisters and bubbles and one of the owners was out in the parking lot trimming off the...
Forum: C3 General
06-03-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,892
Posted By L-46man

Something Wrong with Silver Beige! LOL code 59 ...

Something Wrong with Silver Beige! LOL code 59

I did both.....the 69 was Burgundy....which is a nice color, but after having it for 20 years...I changed it MYSELF to 2002 Corvette Pewter....I'm...
Forum: C3 General
06-03-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By L-46man

one is VACUUM (other direction!) the other is...

one is VACUUM (other direction!) the other is pressure!

Er ah make sure the 28.5 inches you pulled was the SYSTEM not the hose! lol!

Unkahal

if it's the system should take about a half hour...
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