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    fouled spark plugs

    If you have a car with lower compression or another problem that makes one or more spark plugs foul,
    i never start that car unless it gets driven at least 5 or 10 miles minimum, and with alot of...
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    Black corvette

    Hi all ,just found out corvette was painted 12 years ago in US,and he was told the painter
    lost the trim tag,so i do not believe his story,thankyou.
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    colors

    Thankyou Huskerman and Bud, the problem is it was at a show here last sunday and i did not check
    his tag,so will try and find out,but may not be able to do it for a while ,as i am going to europe...
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    1972 colors

    Could others with more knowledge than me ,help , how many black corvettes were built in 1972,
    the only thing i have found in my 2011 black book is no black is listed,but it does say is that paint...
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    Question: Numbers

    Thankyou Mike the letter S i realized after i did that i was wrong,all those figures are from 2011 black book
    and i realize colours are for total built,but i can not work out you said, silver...
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    Question: Statistics and facts

    Hi may be able to help you,your vin looks ok to me,it has thirteen digets,the fifth diget 4 is proof it is a L82 220hp
    the six diget year,S silver anniversary ,then 419247, your car was the 19247...
  7. 1963 SWC - World's Fastest Street Legal Corvette

    The 2008 SUPER CHEVY MAGAZINE CAR OF THE YEAR

    Rod Saboury's 2600 HP Twin Turbo Street Legal 1963 Split Window Coupe is currently listed on Ebay.

    From the description:



    Go here to view the...
  8. Thread: Battery

    by Wayne robson
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    Question: Battery test

    Thankyou Hib, i take your advise,i have had two Hydrometers for years and they
    never let me down,and i have older stile batterys, years ago when i lived in CA US
    friends use to get ripped of by...
  9. Thread: Battery

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    Question: Is battery actually ok

    Hi just thought i would let you know,that the best battery tester is still the age old and
    proven Hydrometer,parts store still sell them and i think still only approx $5.00 $6.00,
    in case you...
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    Starting on steep grades

    What could be the problem is,that when you try and start your corvette
    on a steep hill,you are also pushing down on your clutch,as its a manual box,
    because a lot of cars the handbrake wont hold...
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    Not on 77

    I think that 1977 did not have Carter Carbs, for memory the last year for Carter
    was approx 1965 -or 66,and 1977 should have Rochester q-jet from nos
    17057202 .
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    The finer point of points

    Over the years ,many old and classic car members do have alot of problems and break downs
    caused by bad or faulty points,im saying this because im not for or against using pertronix, I have...
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    air condition options

    Hi peer81,ive been away from the forum for a while,but thought i would
    air my experiances ive had over the years ,not just the vette but on some
    of my other classics.For years now ive been using...
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    I guess you are still useing points if so check...

    I guess you are still useing points if so check the dwell,and your point gap,this can happen if the gap closses up, because of worn carbon vibre lobe in the distributor, and dont rely fully on the...
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    starting and idling once a month,a no no,

    Hi caninelver,you mentioned that you start and idle your vette once a month, thats actually not a good thing to do ,ill tell you why,when doing this the thermostate takes twice as long to open,thus...
  16. Help! sorry yes coolant.

    sorry yes coolant.
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    Help secure your vette

    Ive had this in mind for a while ,especially after Rons stolen vette was reported, For years now ive never locked my classic cars even in public, because i believe that car thiefs love the thrill of...
  18. Help! may also help

    Hi all, its been a while, but had to mention this,one of isues that arise when filling the radiator,is removing air,and the bigest mistake made is in the heater system, as it is heating up, you have...
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    77 engine colours

    This is what the corvette bible says from august 23rd and september7th 1976, flint engine changed from orange paint to blue thus early production 1977 models were orange, later production were blue....
  20. 1982

    Probably because alot of new and different items were fitted in 82,no manuals available, only one engine 350 200hp available ,they introduced cross fire injection it was not fuel injection of the...
  21. sixty nine

    For 1969 corvettes there were 15443 made with 427 motors, 10531 390hp,2072 400hp,116 430hp,2722 435hp, and 2 all alloy L88, also it was the first year for 350 engine and there was 16633 convertibles...
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    selling and buying

    Hi space cowboy,you mention Ebay, and scams, yes you are probably correct, but i have purchased four cars on ebay in US , and sold two here in australia where and i live , and ive been very happy, if...
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    $120.00 a barrel

    I guess it had to happen, just under two weeks ago from $115 a barrel,or does it have to happen,:bash
  24. Thread: No Spark

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    finding faults

    just incase this helps, Dont always rely on eye ball visability, when looking at electrical items,you can test a cap and rotor, with a continuity tester i have a cheap battery one that i use alot,...
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    My 74 L82 original 24000mls

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