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    Help! Thanks for the advice, I checked and the bushings...

    Thanks for the advice, I checked and the bushings are there on both sides. I'll keep searching. I did quite a bit this past Winter, new gas tank, new radiator, new intake and carb, a host of nuts...
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    Help! Installed KYB KG5501 shocks, new snubber bushing...

    Installed KYB KG5501 shocks, new snubber bushing (a rubber one this time), found out a bump stop was missing on driver side so replaced it. Something is still hitting hard going over bumps at a...
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    Help! I just took some measurements. With the car on...

    I just took some measurements. With the car on the ground rear shocks measure 13.5' top to bottom mount, center to center. With the rear wheel just off the ground, it measures 14.5" and with the...
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    Help! Yes, I have put it on a lift. Like I said, with...

    Yes, I have put it on a lift. Like I said, with the old shocks, to spec, the bottom mount was below the extended shock which is why I went to longer ones. I'm baffled.
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    Help! 1965 coupe rear shocks over extending

    I have a 65 coupe that I have been working on for 5 years. It's finally running great but I have had an issue with the rear shocks over extending since i got it. i thought it was the exhaust...
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    They all look in good shape. I'll keep digging...

    They all look in good shape. I'll keep digging into it. I've been told that the rear tires leave the ground, maybe just not enough travel.
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    1965 rear suspension

    Have a loud knock coming from the rear end when I go over a bump, sounds like something is broke. Nothing obvious under the car. Thought it might be the spare but it's secure. Not a muffler, I have...
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    water pump bypass on 65 small block

    Just got a replacement water pump for my 65 small block. it doesn't have the top port for the bypass hose to the intake. Anyone have any opinion on plugging the intake and running without it?
  9. Thread: 4 speed shifter

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    4 speed shifter

    Thanks so much for the details and the link. this is my first venture into a C1, learning as i go.
  10. Thread: 4 speed shifter

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    4 speed shifter

    Will a Muncie 4 speed shifter from 64 Corvette fit a 62? I have a chance to pick one up complete, all linkage for under $200. I have the correct transmission in my 62 but have a Hurst shifter,...
  11. Thread: Gas smell

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    Gas smell

    Started driving my 62 with the top up, figure I have a couple more weeks of driving weather before the snow hits. Noticed a gas smell while driving, it's persisted for two days. Anyone have any...
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    C1 gas fumes

    Just started driving my 62 with the top up and noticed a strong gas smell while driving. Anyone have any ideas? Vented or nonvented cap?
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    Question: 62 front springs

    Thanks Tom, I'll let you know how things go after install.
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    Question: 1962 spring dimensions

    The springs I received are 13 5/8" long. Wire diameter is .561, O D is 4.45 and the I D is 3.30. There are 9 coils. Springs marked as 58-62 standard.
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    Question: thanks

    I appreciate the information, correct springs are ordered.
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    Question: 1962 front springs

    Does anyone know if C2 springs will work in a C1. I have a 1962 that had the front springs cut down to lower the front end. I'm putting new springs in to get the front end where it belongs. I...
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