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Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 01-06-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By silica
12" x 18" rear wheels, what backspace?

hi, i just ordered some intro wheels in 12" x 18" rear and they ask what backspace i want... im nut sure if 4" is ok or should i have 5"? the car has wide fenders and now its got 15" with 285 tires...
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 12-05-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 402
Posted By silica
Restoring of the 69 Speedometer (loads of pictures, might take time to load)

Hi, I would like to know whats the lube you should use on the speedo, where the cable goes in?...

I send some pictures of my speedo restoration ;-) not in correct order... Have high res in case...
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 06-12-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By silica
I had all mine done at a garage all stainless...

I had all mine done at a garage all stainless steel and new seals, even then the garage fucked up my new brake pads with leaking oil... New pads again and another seal and now it brakes fine... Still...
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 06-12-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By silica
Thanks a lot for the replies, ive cleaned the...

Thanks a lot for the replies, ive cleaned the messy stuff with hammer and a scraper goes off easily... Ill have to see what sealer i can get here in europe... Por 15 was easy they have it here in...
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 06-09-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By silica
Paint question...

Hi, I have now sanded my windows frame and want to paint it.. Was thinking all the time to use POR15 that I have, but I dont have any rust on the frame, so I dont know if its better to use normal...
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 06-09-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By silica
I cleaned and lubricated mine A LOT!!! like 5...

I cleaned and lubricated mine A LOT!!! like 5 times or so, cleaned with WD, then let it soak... then clean with dish washer and lubed... and then it worked again...

Is it me or does ecklers...
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 05-13-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By silica
I've removed it all now.. what did you do?? put...

I've removed it all now.. what did you do?? put new putty or just put in some sound deading foam? Whats the putty called?...

Thanks Toobroke...
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 05-13-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By silica
Im not painting the stainless steel.. that I am...

Im not painting the stainless steel.. that I am cleaning up sanding, and then polishing... its whats under the stainless steel that I want to paint.. thats where I found the yellow sticky thing......
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 05-12-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By silica
GOO inside frame

Hi, im just restoring the interior and now its time for the top stainless stell and frame to be cleaned and painted... when I removed the chromed bit.. I found a lot of sticky stuff below, is this...
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 04-15-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By silica
I can't post from iPad neither paper lip button...

I can't post from iPad neither paper lip button don't browse it... Have to upload with FTP or use online picture galleries with the link button ... Best on normal pc ...:food-smiley-019:
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 04-15-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By silica
Hi I'm just restoring the interior completely and...

Hi I'm just restoring the interior completely and have those holes in another place I'll send pic to your email, can't post here
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance 10-07-2011, 02:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,919
Posted By silica
Hi, its only slide in Spacers... they are not...

Hi, its only slide in Spacers... they are not like the ones in the URL you sent. So 4.75 is the correct then.. ill take all this info to the garage and maybe make a picture just to be sure...
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Forum: C3 Tech & Performance 10-06-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,919
Posted By silica
that didnt come out correct as when i typed the...

that didnt come out correct as when i typed the text...

they measured like in this URL
http://www.mrt-wheels.com/boltpattern.html

the 5 lug one... Its correct no? I have 4.5 inch... not sure...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance 10-06-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,919
Posted By silica
Thanks

thanks, they measured at the garage where they are repairing engine and brake lines, they measured diagonaly...

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something...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance 10-06-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,919
Posted By silica
Corvette Wheels Lug nut distance..

Hi, whats the Lug nut distance between a standard 68-72 Corvette wheel?

I have this from where I want to order them:

"""I like what I see.
18x12 5/4.75 with back spacing ???? chevy corvette...
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 06-20-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,331
Posted By silica
Thanks, no i dont want to stay stock... a lot of...

Thanks, no i dont want to stay stock... a lot of things are not stock anymore.. i love the old c3 look with modern components.. ;-) if i go for wilwood i will probably not go for the 14" rotors.....
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 06-20-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,331
Posted By silica
To brake or not to brake

Hi, just came from the garage and my brake calipers are leaking oil... so they ask me for a rebuild kit.. checked price online.. 41USD each, plus new brake pads as old have oil on them + labour.. My...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance 04-06-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,348
Posted By silica
Thanks a lot, so comp cams is a good brand then,...

Thanks a lot, so comp cams is a good brand then, ill order the hydraulic one then, dont know about hydraulic rollers with that I have to change something else too no? dont know anything about engines...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance 04-04-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,348
Posted By silica
New CAM for 454 engine

Hi, i need a new cam for my 454 1972 engine, and Im completely lost... There are hydraulic ones solid flat tappet ones?? COMP cams is what JEGS recomend me.. my garage recomends the Standard one......
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 11-17-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By silica
Always loved the C4 since a kid, today I have a...

Always loved the C4 since a kid, today I have a C3.. would dream of a lambo gallardo ,-)
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance 11-16-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By silica
Thanks

Thanks, I've ordered only from Ecklers and ZIP... Ordered a hood from Ecklers (good quality), spare screws for interior, door pilars, ttop pilars (they are all corvette america, no good quality)......
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance 11-15-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By silica
I had to check all the grounds on mine... quick...

I had to check all the grounds on mine... quick fix...but my problem was that only one side worked and the other blinked one time and stopped.. dont know if yours blink at all... or??
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance 11-15-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By silica
Advise on where to buy wiring harness...

:cheers:Hi, I would like to hear some advise on where to buy all new wire harness for my coupe 69 BB, I have been reading and looking and have all kind of prices, find on ebay new harness, others...
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 11-11-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,969
Posted By silica
Sorry have been very busy.. ill come back as soon...

Sorry have been very busy.. ill come back as soon as I check this out... I have the inside door panel removed and just have to sit down and check it...

Thanks. Robert
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 10-27-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,263
Posted By silica
No, I dont have any problem with the console, I...

No, I dont have any problem with the console, I dont know if its original or from aftermarket, as I havent removed it yet.. i am about to do so as I want to rewire the whole car, I have seen that the...
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