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by mauriciodiaz
Feb 7th, 2012 11:26 am
Forum: C3 General
Topic: 1973 restoration
Replies: 78
Views: 38458

Re: 1973 restoration

Almost done with my restoration can't wait till the Summer to drive it... Color is 2004 Corvette Medium Spiral Gray (dupont chromabase system) Interior will be back. http://i1158.photobucket.com/albums/p603/mauriciodiazlinda/IMG_0979.jpg http://i1158.photobucket.com/albums/p603/mauriciodiazlinda/377...
by mauriciodiaz
Feb 7th, 2012 11:19 am
Forum: C3 General
Topic: 1973 restoration
Replies: 78
Views: 38458

Re: 1973 restoration

How did installing the later generation fuel injected LT1 engine in your C3 go? Not bad, I opted out and instead went with a TPI system from an 88 Vette. The fuel curve is being managed by a speed sensors analog computer (http://www.auto-nomics.com). No stock computer here. With the speed sensors c...
by mauriciodiaz
Jul 16th, 2011 2:07 pm
Forum: C3 General
Topic: 1971 Windshield Frame
Replies: 7
Views: 4383

Re: 1971 Windshield Frame

there are no diference in the bird cages from early corvettes 68-74...
by mauriciodiaz
Jul 16th, 2011 2:05 pm
Forum: C3 General
Topic: Fiberglass sealer?
Replies: 20
Views: 20220

Re: Fiberglass sealer?

Just cover the car, the fiberglass will be ok...
by mauriciodiaz
Jun 16th, 2011 7:20 am
Forum: C3 General
Topic: 1973 restoration
Replies: 78
Views: 38458

Re: 1973 restoration

[I decided to go with a TPI unit from installation went well. I used a Speed Sensors fuel management system to control the injectors. see progress on FB
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set= ... .501815593
by mauriciodiaz
Jun 16th, 2011 7:11 am
Forum: C3 Parts for sale/wanted
Topic: AIR CONDITIONING STRATEGIES FOR THE 63-82 CORVETTE BY MICHAE
Replies: 1
Views: 4717

Re: AIR CONDITIONING STRATEGIES FOR THE 63-82 CORVETTE BY MICHAE

Amazon.com has the book for $85.95 used new for $169.95
by mauriciodiaz
Jun 14th, 2011 7:40 pm
Forum: C3 General
Topic: Fiberglass sealer?
Replies: 20
Views: 20220

Re: Fiberglass sealer?

I agree this vette was not properly repaired. GM has never used woven fibergalss on their vettes. However, if the repairs were done correctly and the pannels aling I dont see a reason why you shouldn't be able to block sand, seal and paint the car. One thing I can see about the old paint job is that...
by mauriciodiaz
May 13th, 2011 7:47 am
Forum: C3 General
Topic: Fiberglass sealer?
Replies: 20
Views: 20220

Re: Fiberglass sealer?

Contrary to popular belive, GM did not use gelcoat on vettes... Here are some good tips on painting a vette. :cool: http://www.corvette-restoration.com/resources/technical_papers/Paint_Tech_Paper.pdf Corvette Body & Paint Repair Basics by Lars Grimsrud Colorado Corvette Crazies (CCC) The Ultimate Co...
by mauriciodiaz
May 10th, 2011 7:41 am
Forum: C3 General
Topic: 1973 restoration
Replies: 78
Views: 38458

Re: 1973 restoration

Hey Ken, I was lucky with my bird cage frame rails... I was able to find two rails from a donor car and replace them. The process was relative easy cut at the windshield post, undo the welds on mount #3 and slide them out. here is a link to my project on Facebook. http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?...
by mauriciodiaz
May 10th, 2011 7:30 am
Forum: C3 Parts for sale/wanted
Topic: WTB: 68-74 headlight support housing
Replies: 3
Views: 5735

Re: WTB: 68-74 headlight support housing

if you haven't found the support bracket here is one for $75 on ebay

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1985-96- ... ccessories