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Forum: C3 Tech & Performance Today, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By toobroketoretire
Kenny, are you running the original spread bore...

Kenny, are you running the original spread bore Quadrajet manifold with a aluminum adapter for the square bore Edelbrock? Or are you running a square bore manifold that is specifically made for...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance Today, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By toobroketoretire
Your float levels must be WAY off if you see gas...

Your float levels must be WAY off if you see gas dripping from the primary discharge nozzles. When you set the float levels the lid must be inverted and then you set the float height to the...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance Today, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By toobroketoretire
When your wiper arms park the right arm pushes a...

When your wiper arms park the right arm pushes a plunger in the park valve which then sends a vacuum signal to the relay valve which then sends vacuum to the diaphragm. You need to re-adjust your...
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion Today, 06:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By toobroketoretire
If I were you I would quit my bar bouncer job and...

If I were you I would quit my bar bouncer job and go into professional racing where the big money is............
Forum: C4 Corvette General Discussion Today, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By toobroketoretire
The appearance on the outside doesn't mean...

The appearance on the outside doesn't mean anything at all as all kinds of rubber degrade over time. It is recommended hoses and belts get replaced every two years so yours are long overdue.
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By toobroketoretire
Like the ones driving their old B-210 Datsuns?

Like the ones driving their old B-210 Datsuns?
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 12-19-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 969
Posted By toobroketoretire
I think it would look better if it was about 4"...

I think it would look better if it was about 4" to 6" wide so if you have more of that material try it and see what it looks like. I can't imagine it being illegal because vans only have 2 little...
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 12-19-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By toobroketoretire
I'm sure you'll find them if you keep looking...

I'm sure you'll find them if you keep looking (unless your dog ate them).
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance 12-18-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By toobroketoretire
Kenny, did you get your wiper door adjusted? The...

Kenny, did you get your wiper door adjusted? The problem is the wiper door needs to be lifted higher so it takes a bit longer for it to close. And then to slow down the door even more you can screw...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance 12-18-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By toobroketoretire
Another Steering Box Reminder

Your C3 came with oil in the steering box and a cheap leather seal at the bottom of the steering box where the Pitman arm attaches. In a matter of 10 years or so the leather seal began seeping and...
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 12-17-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 375
Posted By toobroketoretire
We FINALLY Got Some Rain

California has been in a severe drought for the last 7 years and the future outlook is just as grim. Last week I got maybe 1/4" of rain and I got another 1/4" last night but that is just a drop in...
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 12-17-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By toobroketoretire
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary...

Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence so please provide us with scanned pictures of your dyno results and time slips.
Forum: C5 Corvette General Discussion 12-16-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By toobroketoretire
It's like having a sexy wife who goes completely...

It's like having a sexy wife who goes completely unused............
Forum: C5 Corvette General Discussion 12-16-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By toobroketoretire
Yep, I fully understand as I have a 1971 with a...

Yep, I fully understand as I have a 1971 with a pumped-up 454" and a TH700R4 with 3.70's. It is my daily driver and I get goose bumps every time I hit the road rain or shine...................
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 12-16-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By toobroketoretire
Don't forget any fisherman would buy your engine...

Don't forget any fisherman would buy your engine for a boat anchor....................
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 12-16-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By toobroketoretire
Which means my car is worth at least $150

Which means my car is worth at least $150
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance 12-15-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By toobroketoretire
Kenny, your wiper door diaphragm's link needs to...

Kenny, your wiper door diaphragm's link needs to be adjusted so your wiper door opens further. Right behind the diaphragm there is a link that has left hand/right hand threads and you lengthen or...
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 12-15-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By toobroketoretire
Again?

Again?
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 12-14-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By toobroketoretire
And he doesn't have a TH700R4....................

And he doesn't have a TH700R4....................
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance 12-14-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By toobroketoretire
As these old C3's age they develop real odd...

As these old C3's age they develop real odd starting problems. The owner can clean the battery connections until they're bright and shiny but their engine still cranks real slowly or not at all...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance 12-14-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By toobroketoretire
Aluminum Wire Engine Ground Cables

For less expense G.M. chose to use aluminum wire engine ground cables all throughout the 1970's and into the 1980's. Over time the cables will get oxidation in their ring terminals which will cause...
Forum: C3 Corvette General Discussion 12-13-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
wow
Views: 495
Posted By toobroketoretire
The further you get from the refineries the more...

The further you get from the refineries the more expensive the gasoline gets. In the Los Angeles area gasoline is pretty reasonable because of the huge refineries in Long Beach but 250 miles north...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance 12-11-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By toobroketoretire
When I see a sign "A.S.E. CERTIFIED" I bust out...

When I see a sign "A.S.E. CERTIFIED" I bust out laughing because I know how much effort it takes to achieve that uh "status". Much like getting a plastic SHERIFF badge in a box of...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance 12-11-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By toobroketoretire
Before you knock a product I suggest you do some...

Before you knock a product I suggest you do some research on it first so you'll know more about it. First of all it's called J.B. WELD..............not J.B. "lockweld" and it's a steel reinforced...
Forum: C3 Tech & Performance 12-11-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By toobroketoretire
yes, jb lockweld has its place. brake systems...

yes, jb lockweld has its place. brake systems arent one of them.


Uh, why?
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