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    For Sale: 1982 Corvette

    Here are the basics:
    Clean condition. Clean California title. Garaged.
    Stock 350CID CrossFire Injection with 700R4 transmission.
    Bushings and ball joints replaced.
    Brakes replaced. ...
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    Help! Update

    Thanks for everyone's help. I have solved the door issue. Elected to order a new exterior handle (Trim Parts - I know their quality from Camaro-World and the online reviews by Corvette folks makes...
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    Question: That is an interesting analysis of the new rubber...

    That is an interesting analysis of the new rubber bushings. It would be interesting to see how much, if any, difference there is.
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    Help! I had considered that. Not being sure exactly...

    I had considered that. Not being sure exactly where my problem lay I decided to clean it in situ with brake clean and the re-lube with a dry lubricant (PTFB). Not ideal but I thought it might let...
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    Help! I had considered that butbthe AIM shows 1" of...

    I had considered that butbthe AIM shows 1" of thread past barrel adjuster...that approximately what I have:confused:confused. The real issue is that I can't figure out how to remove the barrel...
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    Help! Interesting - and thanks for the link:thumb I...

    Interesting - and thanks for the link:thumb

    I understand that will make the door handle pop back up but will it aid in making it open the door again? I have disassembled 4 of these doors in the...
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    Help! Passenger door latch failure

    On our '82 the passenger door latch mostly looks like this:
    18945

    One can feel spring tension when it is depressed and it returns about half way home consistently. Sometimes it will return to...
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    Help! Right...but I wanted to be certain I was testing...

    Right...but I wanted to be certain I was testing the correct pins so the "ground" and "hot" were just convenient designations be sure I was using the correct pins. I might have ended up test...
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    Help! True enough:), just wanted to sure I had the...

    True enough:), just wanted to sure I had the culprit as I would surely hate to replace the TPS and find that something else is responsible for the low reading;)
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    Help! LOL...spot on, no oscilloscope here.:D I...

    LOL...spot on, no oscilloscope here.:D

    I assume 1 is constant hot and 3 is ground - yes?

    thanks!
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    Yeah, I'd like to keep the OEM head unit. I like...

    Yeah, I'd like to keep the OEM head unit. I like the original look and the fact that the wiring (and the dash) is not hacked up...kind of amazing after 32 years. I will look into RetroSound -...
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    LOL. I don't expect much in hi-fidelity from the...

    LOL. I don't expect much in hi-fidelity from the head unit but let's face it...automobiles are less than perfect acoustic environments and C-3s even less so. Mostly want to be able to listen to...
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    Help! OK, got it :). Any way other than what I have...

    OK, got it :). Any way other than what I have done to verify the health of the TPS? Hate to just buy parts and throw them at the problem.
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    Help! I had considered the cable or maladjusted...

    I had considered the cable or maladjusted throttle linkage. The difference between operating the throttle linkage by hand at the manifold and at the pedal is ~.08-.12v, so not a lot really. ...
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    Help! So far every reference I've run across says it...

    So far every reference I've run across says it should be 5v...no range, just a flat 5v. :mad Not being argumentative, just reiterating what I've read.

    Thinking through it all I come to the...
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    Help! Update

    Did get around to adjusting the TPS (just waited for a Snap-On MTG-2500 to show up after a N EBay purchase:D). The scanner backed up my reading of .624 at closed position. Adjusted to .52v (scanner...
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    Question: Essentially, that echoes the current line of...

    Essentially, that echoes the current line of thinking in Camaro world.:D

    Looks like I am best off to just go rubber here (need it for strut rods and need to match the uppers).

    I have heard that...
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    Question: Given that logic (which I am not questioning) it...

    Given that logic (which I am not questioning) it is stunning the number of manufacturers that supply "upgraded" adjustable strut rods with poly bushings.

    Like you I too am in Southern California...
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    Replacing speakers in an '82

    Ours still has the stock AM/FM/cassette and does work (it's nice no one hacked up the car to install aftermarket stuff). I am having difficulty verifying if the stock system would still be 10 ohms...
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    Question: Poly vs. rubber bushings

    Going to do the strut rods and control arms on the '82. Opinions on using polyurethane or rubber bushings? In the 1st and 2nd gen world the opinion, by and large, is to use rubber these days...poly...
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    Help! Both of those responses are very helpful.:thumb ...

    Both of those responses are very helpful.:thumb

    I was certain I had read that power-in was full and constant 12v (obviously I was in error) so knowing that I am good at ~5v is a relief. :)

    Had...
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    Help! 1982 TPS help please

    Went to check the setting on the TPS today. Signal wire shows .624v at closed position. Ran it through the range of motion and at WOT it showed just 4.25v. To further complicate things the hot...
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    Pretty sure it is from the valve itself...May pressure wash to see if I can get a better picture of what is occurring. The power cylinder is definitely leaking past the shaft. A friend has a shop...
  24. '82 power steering control valve and cylinder

    Got a good look at the aforementioned items today. Both are leaking significantly. Is it better to rebuild them? Buy reman'd units or spring for new pieces? Recommendations on brand, etc. ...
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    It has two little allen set screws at right...

    It has two little allen set screws at right angles to one another. It might be a CB antenna but it really looks like an autozone special. Keeping it in place until I sort out what's underneath,...
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