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Who Needs Fuses?

One recurring item on the Vette to-do list has been the headlight motors. Last spring I discovered how the delrin bushings in the drive mechanism tend to turn to dust over time, and replaced them with some chunks of 3/8″ … Continue reading

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Fix that Damned Oil Leak!

When I first backed the green monster into my garage to cool off back in March of 2015 my heart sank when I noticed a huge puddle of oil rather quickly appear out of nowhere from the front of the … Continue reading

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Cooling System Flush and Fix

Last spring when I started getting the ‘Vette in proper running order, it became quickly apparent there were some cooling system issues. Most notably the heater core was leaking as evidenced by the strong smell of antifreeze in the interior. … Continue reading

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52mm Throttle Body Install

I had $200 burning a hole in my pocket last fall so I figured this would be a simple bolt-on that will give a small gain in HP until I have enough to build the valvetrain out and rebuild the … Continue reading

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