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07-24-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 879
Posted By C3 Starship

Loose manifold bolts? What about the fly wheel?...

Loose manifold bolts? What about the fly wheel? LOL I wouldn't be surprised at this point. Check all the pullies and mounting brackets too.
07-18-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 879
Posted By C3 Starship

It sounds to me like he has the expertise. (not)...

It sounds to me like he has the expertise. (not) BUT,.....The vac-advace IS there for a reason. Some people are so convinced they are right they just won't listen. Personally I'd tell him to take it...
06-14-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By C3 Starship

….oh ya, if noise from the rear, the axle shaft...

….oh ya, if noise from the rear, the axle shaft yokes' u-joints could be worn too.
06-14-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By C3 Starship

All I can say is what I found when I opened the...

All I can say is what I found when I opened the engine up. It was a 454 out of a 78 Suburban, not my vehicle. The wax buildup almost completely covered the valve springs.
06-13-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By C3 Starship

Did ya know that Quaker State and Penn have wax...

Did ya know that Quaker State and Penn have wax in 'em? I've seen wax an inch deep under the valve covers of an engine using only Penns or Quaker State. I use Castrol GTX 30 exclusively. As far as...
06-13-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By C3 Starship

It all boils down to three things, condition,...

It all boils down to three things, condition, condition, and condition. Value could be from 1500 to 30g's, it all depends on the three previous main aspects. Not numbers matching is a big drop in...
06-13-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By C3 Starship

I might add, drive the car over somewhat rough...

I might add, drive the car over somewhat rough road. If you hear clunking in the rear it very well may have bad bushings on the trailing arms and the car may not track straight, if severely worn,...
05-16-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By C3 Starship

JC comes through again. LOL Amazing the odd...

JC comes through again. LOL
Amazing the odd tools you can find there.
Thanks.
05-15-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By C3 Starship

No, I did not know that. Never been into the...

No, I did not know that. Never been into the column before. THANKS!
Got sidetracked last weekend, hope to dig into it soon.
05-10-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By C3 Starship

Thanks, we will dig into it this weekend.

Thanks, we will dig into it this weekend.
05-03-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By C3 Starship

C3 steering locked up

Just came across a barn find '80 C3. The owner has the right keys but the ignition switch won't turn to unlock the steering.
Can the steering lock and ignition switch be accessed by removing the...
03-21-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By C3 Starship

Check for a plugged "in line" fuel filter or a...

Check for a plugged "in line" fuel filter or a collapsed or weak hose.
03-14-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By C3 Starship

There is a big difference in the rear frame...

There is a big difference in the rear frame section starting in 75. 73 and earlier frames didn't have any crash protection in the rear. 74 frames were like chrome bumper frames but they had plates...
02-22-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By C3 Starship

Just buy a new set of headers and a double...

Just buy a new set of headers and a double pumper. That's all, simple, eh?
02-21-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By C3 Starship

With Headman and Holly stickers you'll set...

With Headman and Holly stickers you'll set records.
02-14-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By C3 Starship

Welcome, gun metal gray has more HP and is...

Welcome, gun metal gray has more HP and is faster,...
02-14-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By C3 Starship

Welcome Joe.

Welcome Joe.
02-14-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By C3 Starship

Check fuel and air filters. Only 2500 miles but...

Check fuel and air filters. Only 2500 miles but it may be due. Wouldn't hurt. Never know about the world it came from.
02-13-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By C3 Starship

Stock rim off-set puts edge of tire right at edge...

Stock rim off-set puts edge of tire right at edge of wheel well. Suspension keeps the body off the tire. Sorry I don't have pics.
I drop by once a week at the library. No Wi-Fi where I live, too...
02-08-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By C3 Starship

Tire guy told me that as long as I don't go over...

Tire guy told me that as long as I don't go over 2" wider that the wheel it's just fine. 8" wheel = 10" of rubber.
01-31-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By C3 Starship

Welcome Drew.

Welcome Drew.
01-31-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By C3 Starship

We have a parts for sale section.

We have a parts for sale section.
01-24-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By C3 Starship

Did you drop the yoke and have to put needle...

Did you drop the yoke and have to put needle bearings back in place? Check your "U" joint for slack or miss alignment ( not seated properly in yoke)
Forum: Off Topic
01-24-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,693
Posted By C3 Starship

Well hello there Lady. Good to hear from you. You...

Well hello there Lady. Good to hear from you. You ARE takin' good care of my '62, right?
07-31-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By C3 Starship

For an intake manifold, look into the Edelbrock...

For an intake manifold, look into the Edelbrock 2101 intake.
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