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Old 01-12-2020, 9:20pm   #1
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Default What did you do to your C3 today?

Do any of you guys/gals modify or maintain your C3 yourself?
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Old 01-12-2020, 10:58pm   #2
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Made sure the battery tender charger was still showing a green light.Its under its cover and will not see any action for another 3-4 months at least.
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The majority are undercover and charging now, a lucky few have the right conditions to enjoy. Winter is the season for mods. I hope to hear stories of modifications and maintenance. To all C3 owners, I salute you as you have the body style that intrigued me as a kid and led me to Corvettes today!
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Speaking of battery tenders... Seems my old CTEK is on the fritz. I hook it up to the battery and the power light comes on, but the mode button does nothing and the damn thing never charges.

Is there a more reliable brand of battery tender out there? What do y'all use?

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Do any of you guys/gals modify or maintain you’re C3 yourself?
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Not a damn thing I looked at it in the garage with the cover on it and the battery tender hooked up that's about it
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We dot a snowstorm 2 days ago about 8" its mostly melted but the salting of the roads set the time-frame back .
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My friend Pat and I got the differential seals installed, cleaned and painted. New diff cover is on and should be ready to be installed by this weekend.
Installing the VB&P GT rear kit now that the T arms are rebuilt.

Once we get it moving and stopping on its own, off to body shop! Hopefully will be driving it this year, FINALLY!!!!
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