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Forum: C3 Tech & Performance   11-10-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By dobermann
Hey Fishslayer, Dobermann here. I have a Quick...

Hey Fishslayer, Dobermann here. I have a Quick fuel and a Holley HP both in 750 D.P. Love them both, Look at the mailing address? They are right across the street from one another! I wonder?
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance   11-09-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,184
Posted By dobermann
Aluminum heads do save alot of weight, but also...

Aluminum heads do save alot of weight, but also do very little to promote flame travel. Heat retained in cast iron heads,give consistant flame travel, and burn more complete. There are expansion...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance   11-09-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By dobermann
It seems as though there are alot of 7ooR fans on...

It seems as though there are alot of 7ooR fans on this web sight. It is a nice street transmission, and the overdrive is a plus. I wonder what type of driving that is being done and what kind of...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance   11-09-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,357
Posted By dobermann
.030 over flat top FORGED pistons are still the...

.030 over flat top FORGED pistons are still the way to go. The skirts on a stroker motor are short, you need all of the strength that you can get. Besides, how good can any coating really be, if it...
Forum: C5 Tech & Performance   11-05-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,329
Posted By dobermann
The LSX 454 will give you pleanty of power, and...

The LSX 454 will give you pleanty of power, and the TT will also huff and puff, But you will be able to build even more power with the 454. After all..........it's not like you ever will have enough...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance   11-04-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 918
Posted By dobermann
Those shocks will put you in thr ditch or worse....

Those shocks will put you in thr ditch or worse. Great on the track, but C-3 are way to twichie to run around on the street with drag shocks.
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion   11-04-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By dobermann
Make it three......... I have used the adjustable...

Make it three......... I have used the adjustable struts on the street and the track and they are great!
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance   11-02-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,184
Posted By dobermann
Okie81 you just said a mouthful brother. It's all...

Okie81 you just said a mouthful brother. It's all in knowing how to make the power, and not just throwing some parts together.
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance   11-02-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,184
Posted By dobermann
I run 11.1:1 comp ratio on 93 pump gas with no...

I run 11.1:1 comp ratio on 93 pump gas with no problems. World builds street engines at 11.1:1, so does Huntsville. If spark-knock is a problem, go up two sizes on your main jets, drop your...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance   10-31-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
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Views: 821
Posted By dobermann
Pop open the hood latch, poen both doors ajar,...

Pop open the hood latch, poen both doors ajar, and undo the t-tops. Now no fiberglass will want to crack or worse. It is an easy job, take your time and enjoy it.
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance   10-31-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By dobermann
The flat top pistons are good advice for the...

The flat top pistons are good advice for the street. 8.5 to 9.5 comp ratio is great for a n.a. motor. With motor oil what it is, ( or should I say isn't ) a roller cam and lifters are a must. Unless...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance   10-30-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,552
Posted By dobermann
Best heads for the money are World Sportsman II....

Best heads for the money are World Sportsman II. You can do a big HP build, and not worry about running out of CFM. I have a 383 with over 500 HP to the rear wheels, I use World heads with a Motown...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance   10-30-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By dobermann
It is possiable that your bushing at the front of...

It is possiable that your bushing at the front of your trailing arm is bad.It makes a funny sound, because of the shim-stack on either side of the bushing.
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance   10-30-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,495
Posted By dobermann
The specs that you have been given are correct,...

The specs that you have been given are correct, but if your car is a little twitchie after having a four wheel alignment then talk to your mechanic about this set-up. Front Toe 1/8" Camber at 0 deg...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance   10-30-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By dobermann
Corvette Central and Eckler's both have very good...

Corvette Central and Eckler's both have very good pictures in there catalogs or on-line.
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance   10-30-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By dobermann
Sometime the rubber body mounts compress after...

Sometime the rubber body mounts compress after years of use. Prothane and companys like Vette Brake sell new bushings and body mounts ( pucks ) for a small price. Then you get the joy of shimming...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance   10-30-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,657
Posted By dobermann
You are right, I did mean backspace. The tires...

You are right, I did mean backspace. The tires you want to use will be great all the way around. Try and stay between 27" or 28" for height and it will fill up your wheel-well.It will make for a...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance   10-28-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,249
Posted By dobermann
Cooling system / thoughts

Eric,
I have a 1977 Vette with a 383, and run 11.1:1 comp ratio. I live here in Bradenton, so I know all about Fla weather.The sealing rubber, larger front spoilers, license plate openings, really...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance   10-28-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 23,532
Posted By dobermann
TH400 To 700R4 Swap

The 700R4 is a fine transmission, if you want to run a lock-up converter. If your rat has over 450 HP, it will EAT that 700R4 in short order. The TH 400 on the other hand , is a tank. I wish I had...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance   10-28-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,657
Posted By dobermann
Wheel offset and backspacing for 1977

Your wheel offset is 4", but that is not the real concern. I run Torque - Thrust D American Racing wheels 15X8.5 with 3 3/4" backside. With P255's on the front and P275's on the rear. 15" wheels. The...
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