Gary S's Recent Activity

  1. Gary S replied to the thread Electrical Issues.

    Since the starter cranks the engine when you jump it, and doesn't crank the engine with the key, take a look at your neutral safety...

    Oct 20, 2018 at 7:45 AM
  2. Gary S replied to the thread Mismatched 5 spoke Z28 wheels - OK to use?.

    I prefer 245-60 on all 4 corners so I can rotate the tires for better wear. If your car sits at a fairly normal factory height, that...

    Oct 19, 2018 at 6:38 PM
  3. Gary S replied to the thread How ABS works.

    Looks like the one with ABS needed a longer stopping distance. That is why it is sometimes called anti-stop brakes.

    Oct 19, 2018 at 11:25 AM
  4. Gary S replied to the thread Old valve cover thread.

    That is the great thing. They all look basically the same from the outside, but inside we see small differences and part number changes...

    Oct 18, 2018 at 9:31 PM
  5. Gary S replied to the thread Old valve cover thread.

    Those covers have the numbers I expected to see on a set of '71 covers. I can't be sure, but I believe that '72 covers should be the same.

    Oct 16, 2018 at 10:19 PM
  6. Gary S replied to the thread power steering system leaks !!!.

    Make sure you have the correct hose. Power steering hoses up through 1979 had flare ends that matched the flare fitting in the steering...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 7:10 PM
  7. Gary S replied to the thread Supplemental Insurance.

    Contact a legitimate licensed insurance agent in your area. Plans are different everywhere so any information you get here will most...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 5:56 PM
  8. Gary S replied to the thread steering box turn ratio.

    In 1970, there was only one power steering box. It was variable ratio and 2.3 turns lock to lock The Z28 that year got the same box as...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 4:35 PM
  9. Gary S replied to the thread steering box turn ratio.

    There was no "standard" ratio across the board. The steering ratio changed many times from 1970-1981, and some years there was more than...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 3:59 PM
  10. Gary S replied to the thread Started "wheel hopping" Fix?.

    Wheel hop is caused by axle wrap. Check the rear suspension for something loose, broken, or worn out. Pull the shocks and take a good...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 3:33 PM
  11. Gary S replied to the thread Correct carburetor for 1978 Z28.

    17059222 came on a 1979 Chevelle or Monte Carlo. 1978 350 with automatic tranny would have a 17058202 without air conditioning or...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 8:05 AM
  12. Gary S replied to the thread 72 Camaro steering question on the turn signal lever "blinkers".

    Check your steering by jacking up the car and turning the wheel from one end to the other. You should have an equal number of turns from...

    Oct 14, 2018 at 11:30 AM
  13. Gary S replied to the thread 1970 Z28 barn find.

    Nice car and mostly original. The changes that the owners made in the last 48+ years are minimal.

    Oct 14, 2018 at 11:27 AM
  14. Gary S replied to the thread 74 Camaro module under seat?.

    That was a 1974 only screwup required by the Government. It prevented the car from being started unless the driver was firmly sitting in...

    Oct 14, 2018 at 10:55 AM
  15. Gary S replied to the thread Neutral Safety Switch wiring..

    Put an ohmmeter across the switch to see that you have it in the proper position to give a closed contact. If you do, connect the purple...

    Oct 13, 2018