$projecthp

Search:

Type: Posts; User: stevolwevol; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    9
    Views
    339

    Ok, so the previous mechanic put the check valve...

    Ok, so the previous mechanic put the check valve meant for the EFE was on the vacuum advance hose. GEEZ! I know this seems like small stuff but timing and vacuum advance stuff is all about...
  2. Replies
    9
    Views
    339

    Are you saying the check valve was for EGR, and...

    Are you saying the check valve was for EGR, and not for vacuum advance?
  3. Replies
    8
    Views
    244

    One place to check is your spare tire area. ...

    One place to check is your spare tire area. There is a light bulb that could be on, but you can't see it till you remove your spare.
  4. Replies
    9
    Views
    339

    Odd x 10 I don't know how I could have...

    Odd x 10 I don't know how I could have overlooked the unplugged unused port, but I did. I did run a vacuum hose from the distributor directly to the proper port, and It ran without a problem. The...
  5. Replies
    9
    Views
    339

    Hello Tom, yes it still works. Long story, but I...

    Hello Tom, yes it still works. Long story, but I noticed the vacuum advance was on the center port of the Q jet, and the driver side port was open and causing a vacuum leak. When I plugged the side...
  6. Replies
    9
    Views
    339

    Vacuum advance issues, and questions.

    I timed my 77 L48, when doing so I noticed the vacuum line that comes from the distributor connects to a thermal switch (probably controlled by water temp) then a check valve, then to the port on the...
  7. Replies
    3
    Views
    311

    Thank you Tom, I ended up taking the big leap and...

    Thank you Tom, I ended up taking the big leap and used the NAPA stuff. The differential and posi work fine. Thanks again.
  8. Replies
    3
    Views
    311

    Differential fluid change

    I am preparing to replace the differential fluid in my 79 (Eaton). I've read some say always use GM additive, and I've also read using NAPA etc is fine also. Is there a real difference? Is there...
  9. Thread: EGR delete

    by stevolwevol
    Replies
    11
    Views
    705

    I like it better with the junk off, runs just...

    I like it better with the junk off, runs just fine, so why clutter up the engine? (that was a rhetorical question). I detest that early emissions junk mandated by bureaucrats.
  10. Thread: EGR delete

    by stevolwevol
    Replies
    11
    Views
    705

    Well, I have had the EGR delete for a while now,...

    Well, I have had the EGR delete for a while now, and nothing bad has happened. I really miss the tangled mess of vacuum lines, but I'll get over it. No pinging either, part throttle, or full. My...
  11. Replies
    2
    Views
    316

    That's what my thoughts were Doug, it just...

    That's what my thoughts were Doug, it just looked really nice. The top shock mount looks weak for sustained pressure the air shocks would give it, so... now I should replace the spring(s). I'm not...
  12. Replies
    2
    Views
    316

    air shocks??

    I was inspecting the underneath of my 79, and I discovered that the previous owner installed air shocks on it. I put about 50 lbs of air in them, and it brought the back end up nicely (where it...
  13. Thread: EGR delete

    by stevolwevol
    Replies
    11
    Views
    705

    Before I red your post I replaced the thermal...

    Before I red your post I replaced the thermal switch with a brass plug, and plugged the vacuum hose that goes to the canister. I drove it about 15 miles, and everything seemed ok. I could put the...
  14. Thread: EGR delete

    by stevolwevol
    Replies
    11
    Views
    705

    Are you saying if I plug my hose leading from the...

    Are you saying if I plug my hose leading from the EGR to the canister will result in a vent issue with the gas tank?
  15. Thread: EGR delete

    by stevolwevol
    Replies
    11
    Views
    705

    Well, that diagram confirms what my thoughts...

    Well, that diagram confirms what my thoughts were. the hose that splits off goes to the vacuum canister. I want to get rid of this to reduce the clutter of vacuum hoses, and the EGR as well. My...
  16. Thread: EGR delete

    by stevolwevol
    Replies
    11
    Views
    705

    EGR delete

    I want to delete the EGR from my 79. There is a vacuum hose that leads from the EGR to the front of the intake, then it goes to the carb, but it splits off before the carb, and goes where? Any help...
  17. Replies
    8
    Views
    563

    The wheels I have are polished, not brushed, so...

    The wheels I have are polished, not brushed, so they must be 80 - 82 wheels. I like the way they look, and they don't look out of place, so I'm gonna call it good. If I had my choice, I'd go with...
  18. Replies
    8
    Views
    563

    Boy those are nice! Mine look like 80-81, but of...

    Boy those are nice! Mine look like 80-81, but of course mine is 79, and I just can't help to wonder how they got there. BTW the inside of the slots are painted.
  19. Replies
    8
    Views
    563

    Just to clarify Doug, the part of the wheel I'm...

    Just to clarify Doug, the part of the wheel I'm describing is the inner most part where the lug nuts are.
  20. Replies
    8
    Views
    563

    Correct wheels on my 79

    I recently picked up a 79 Vette in very good original condition, but I noticed the wheels, the slotted aluminum ones do not have black centers like they should have. Maybe they put 1980 wheels on at...
  21. Thread: Side pipes

    by stevolwevol
    Replies
    5
    Views
    660

    Have you considered 1 5/8" long tubes to...

    Have you considered 1 5/8" long tubes to chambered exhaust out the back?
  22. Replies
    12
    Views
    7,053

    Oh well, When I got my first Vette, I wanted to...

    Oh well, When I got my first Vette, I wanted to take a hacksaw to the vacuum switch. I thought bubba put it there, then I figured out what it did.
  23. Yes, both bulbs were burned out, had a Roberts...

    Yes, both bulbs were burned out, had a Roberts Corvette replace them.
  24. Replies
    3
    Views
    559

    Thank you Frank, I was hoping not to get that...

    Thank you Frank, I was hoping not to get that invasive, but I'll check it out.
  25. Replies
    3
    Views
    559

    Replacing lighter "scocket"

    I am attempting to remove the (female) part of the cig lighter. I was told by the vendor that it unscrews, but it just seems to turn around and around. Any suggestions will be appreciated.
Results 1 to 25 of 223
Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 4