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    The stop light switch should have an orange wire...

    The stop light switch should have an orange wire (hot 12V feed) and a white wire on the other terminal (feeds 12V to the turn signal switch when pedal is depressed/switch plunger extended). The brake...
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    I do too, but folks forget that the midyear body...

    I do too, but folks forget that the midyear body and chassis was designed in 1960
    around 6.70-15 tires on 5-1/2" rims, and it's extremely unfriendly to wider rims and fatter tires. Tire rubs on...
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    Help! We still don't know what brand or type of rings...

    We still don't know what brand or type of rings are in the engine - I'd guess from all the symptoms that they're traditional "budget" rings, maybe chrome-faced - if that's what they are, they may...
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    Question: Probably not. The largest 70-series tire that is...

    Probably not. The largest 70-series tire that is used successfully with factory wheels with zero chance of rubbing is the 215/70-15; going any larger than that is just asking for trouble. :thumb
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    Why take the risk of "experimenting" with a...

    Why take the risk of "experimenting" with a combination that's "on the ragged edge" and can result in fiberglass and paint damage? Stick with a known successful combination (205/75-15 or 215/70-15)...
  6. Thread: 1964 327 Fueli

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    Help! The absolute LAST thing your fuelie needs is a...

    The absolute LAST thing your fuelie needs is a "hotter/lumpier streetable" cam; your Rochester fuel injection system depends on a stable vacuum supply for reliable operation, and the more radical you...
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    If you mean by the metal handwheel knob on the...

    If you mean by the metal handwheel knob on the headlight motor, yes - but it takes LOTS of turns. It's a lot easier to fix the problem with the motor. :thumb
  8. Thread: Holly help

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    Question: All Holleys have the same range of adjustments -...

    All Holleys have the same range of adjustments - what's the "LIST" number and the date code below it stamped on the forward side of the driver's side of the choke tower? That will positively identify...
  9. '64-'66 Corvette seat-to-floor mounting is quite...

    '64-'66 Corvette seat-to-floor mounting is quite unique, especially at the rear, not shared with any other car I'm aware of, so whatever you use will require some level of modification to adapt to...
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    Have you checked the fuse? It's the third one...

    Have you checked the fuse? It's the third one from the bottom. :thumb
  11. Video: That car also carries a bogus reproduction trim...

    That car also carries a bogus reproduction trim tag the previous owner had made when it was re-painted red from its original blue; the amateur tag-faker bungled both the TRIM and PAINT codes and...
  12. Question: Yes, there were two hoods used in 1960 - early...

    Yes, there were two hoods used in 1960 - early cars used the '59 hood, and later cars with top-tank aluminum radiators required a new hood, used for '60 and partway into '61. :thumb

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    Question: Mine is a 327/300, with an A.O. Smith body. :thumb

    Mine is a 327/300, with an A.O. Smith body. :thumb
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    Question: Yes, they were. The 1963 dash was painted...

    Yes, they were. The 1963 dash was painted interior color until about #3200, and from then on (including all of 1964), the dash was vinyl-covered. :thumb
  15. The "Black Book" is wrong - the 3.08 non-Posi...

    The "Black Book" is wrong - the 3.08 non-Posi axle was coded "CZ". The numbers are for January 8, 1963. :thumb
  16. Thread: 4 speed shifter

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    The new '64 shifter was designed for use with a...

    The new '64 shifter was designed for use with a Muncie, and you don't have one - you have (or should have) a Borg-Warner T-10, and from '57 to '62 the T-10 used a unique shifter and linkage (see...
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    Ed, you're responding to a thread that went...

    Ed, you're responding to a thread that went dormant six years ago. :eyerole
  18. Thread: Gas smell

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    Common/chronic C1 problem, caused by a number of...

    Common/chronic C1 problem, caused by a number of factors - see my article (link below) that addresses all of the causes and cures. You need a NON-VENTED gas cap.
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    Someone probably used pliers to turn them...

    Someone probably used pliers to turn them manually and broke the wheels off the shafts. :thumb
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    Question: The link below will take you to the complete...

    The link below will take you to the complete M20/M21 story. The 1965 M22 application was for a very small number of very special cars (like Bill Skinner's). :)


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    Help! Sounds like fuel percolation, a common problem...

    Sounds like fuel percolation, a common problem these days. Does the Edelbrock manifold have an exhaust crossover passage? Is it blocked? Is your heat riser valve wired open? Is the electric choke...
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    The correct procedure for proper adjustment of...

    The correct procedure for proper adjustment of the steering gear is shown in detail in Section 9 of the 1963 Corvette Shop Manual (the '65 Shop Manual is a supplement - it also requires the full 1963...
  23. Thread: A basket case 61

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    That operation is covered in great detail in the...

    That operation is covered in great detail in the ST-12 Manual ("1953-'62 Corvette Servicing Guide"), which is the only shop manual ever published for the C1 Corvettes; all of the usual Corvette parts...
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    Question: The K66 pulse amplifier was mounted on the...

    The K66 pulse amplifier was mounted on the forward side of the inner fender on the driver's side, behind the headlamp assembly, as shown in Section K66 in the Assembly Manual; 327 or 427 made no...
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    Question: Simple answer - the L71 engine was only available...

    Simple answer - the L71 engine was only available with the M21 close-ratio 4-speed transmission. The M20 wide-ratio transmission was available with the 390hp L36 and the 400hp L68, but not with the...
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