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    :thumb I tried uploading a pic, but would have...

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    I tried uploading a pic, but would have to massage it smaller in size. How about if I post the info?

    my label says:

    catalyst. Transmission...
  2. My L81 was born with rwl, so she still wears...

    My L81 was born with rwl, so she still wears them. My other car had them and I went black walls with new tires, but I will try to get those tire letter kits they sell.
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    Notice: Tom, it seemed that she could run faster (and...

    Tom,

    it seemed that she could run faster (and did in the few occasions I commanded her to do so), but acceleration was crisp, and acceleration from a stop is much better. The cam has the same L81...
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    Notice: 25569 I just got back from an 1,100 mile trip...

    25569

    I just got back from an 1,100 mile trip in Gail, and wow, she performed flawlessly. Averaged consistently 16 MPG on the return leg. The first leg was a bit less because I installed last the...
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    Notice: Thanks Tom. I think you may be right. The gauge...

    Thanks Tom. I think you may be right. The gauge lights are off now, and the temp gauge working. Just having a dark center cluster.

    But she ran awesomely for 398 miles today. Temperature, oil...
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    Notice: Originality is great, but updating components ensures longer life

    Hello folks, I have been waiting for the right time to repair Gailís engine....again. The number three exhaust cam lobe went flat. So this time, I got a roller cam with the L81 valve timing and a bit...
  7. Important! Personally, I think the magic number is closer to...

    Personally, I think the magic number is closer to $30K. Has anyone decoded (not decided ��) the VIN? Does it shed any light on options and what not?
  8. Important! I think that they have paperwork from the dealer...

    I think that they have paperwork from the dealer documenting the warranty replacement, that makes it more valuable. Que no?? :D
  9. Important! 1968 Vette, 427, Convertible, (has both tops), Manual Transmission

    Hello folks,

    i saw this car for sale at a local swap meet. I believe the old lady told me that it belonged to her brother. The engine is supposedly a, "warranty dealer replacement", and she...
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    I'm sorry for CAC's loss. I was trying to find a...

    I'm sorry for CAC's loss. I was trying to find a pic of him, but could not. God Speed,"Gobler"
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    Chas' wife, Theresa, passed away

    I regret for my post in while to be bearing sad news, but Chas' (Charlie) wife Theresa, passed away. I believe it was unexpectedly, for he texted me that his son Ben (look up Chas' postings about his...
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    Yeah Bill, It is a bad way to learn that if...

    Yeah Bill,

    It is a bad way to learn that if you want a cam that won't so easily do that, you'll have to order it hardened. Smh

    i am thinking of using a retrofit roller cam this time.
    ...
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    Hello folks!!

    Hi guys!

    Gail has a flat #3 exhaust cam lobe. I have not removed the engine yet, but since I had removed the cylinder heads for a rebuild, the short block still sitting the there. It is a...
  14. Notice:Poll: Who would have thought that a little over a year...

    Who would have thought that a little over a year later, gas prices would be at $2 per gallon average?!?!

    For New Mexico, Old Santa Fe Trail Corvettes does a nice little gathering at Hyde Park in...
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    Peter, Now she has a problem with the wiring....

    Peter,

    Now she has a problem with the wiring. She loses all electrical power erratically and lately, often.

    I I am yet to get in to see where the problem is. I'm imagining that perhaps either...
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    I finally spent sometime removing starter,...

    I finally spent sometime removing starter, heatshields, ohmming distributor wires, replacing sparkplugs, and inspecting for a crappy miss the car has had.

    The only problem I found was in the #6...
  17. Video: Snooze and you loose. :( Video link not working...

    Snooze and you loose. :( Video link not working anymore.
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    Question: Bill, The low fuel module had stopped working...

    Bill,

    The low fuel module had stopped working long before; however, I had placed one of those low priced ones, but it never worked right. Perhaps it was a sign that the sending unit was begining...
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    Question: 4-year old thread comes back again...

    Hello everyone,

    As Corvette owners, we suffer through the lack of space, and therefore, how easy a task is. You won't believe how pleasant my surprise was, when I realized that changing the fuel...
  20. Thread: 81 registry

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    Well, it is still up and running. And that...

    Well, it is still up and running. And that usually means that someone has been paying the bill. Is there a way to look up a web site's owner's contact info???
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    So, I drove with the A-C on for shorts periods of...

    So, I drove with the A-C on for shorts periods of time because I spent large blocks of time in standing-still traffic in I-40 twice. I have never experienced that before. But the A-C ran fine, and...
  22. Thread: 81 registry

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    Bill, I thought Bud had transfered the...

    Bill,

    I thought Bud had transfered the L81Corvette Registry to Someone in here? He had offered to me, but I know nothing about web page maintenance and coding. :(

    He did give me the banner. :D...
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    A quick dash of WD-40 (since you are replacing...

    A quick dash of WD-40 (since you are replacing the hoses) helps. Let it soak in the rubber hose. The. Rotate the hose left or right gently, to break the seal between the hose and the nipple.
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    Test run day

    Hello folks,

    I finally got Gail ready for her test run. Installed everything except for the seals that channel the air to the air intake duct. Those came without the adhesive backing, so I have to...
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    Engine running (short run; not to operating...

    Engine running (short run; not to operating temperature). It only leaked at the transmission cooling line. Fixed that today.

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