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10-27-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,161
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: Iroc & Z06

So, how's this for a thread bump, LOL.

silly me thinking back in '02 that was a z06... guess who has a Z06 now tho :D
02-19-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 913
Posted By Mark A Shields

02-14-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 913
Posted By Mark A Shields

09-10-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By Mark A Shields

New car, new pics, Zaino'd

Got it last weekend and detailed using zaino.
Clay bar
1 coat PC
2 coats Z5
2 coats Z2
Clear Seal
Z8

Putting on red badging today and black/red center caps ...
09-07-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: 86 IROC Zaino'd

It's all done. I used the Zaino PC product or whatever the one is that is the abrasive one.

Car looks great, but there's some orange peel on the doors that is beyond my level of skill.

Now just...
09-06-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: 86 IROC Zaino'd

i hated them at first, but grew on me TBH, the stripes that is...

I pulled out my Thirdgen Nationals t-shirt the other day, weren't you the one that designed the logo?
09-06-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: 86 IROC Zaino'd

Got out of the 3rd gen game in 05 for a 4th gen... bought another 3rdgen in 2010 and kept that for a few yrs, and well was itching for another
09-06-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: 86 IROC Zaino'd

should fill them though, correct?
09-05-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By Mark A Shields

86 IROC Zaino'd

Just got the car last night and took a clay bar to it, bed at 2am then up at 7am to begin Zaino layers.

Still got another 2 layers to do tomorrow of Z2... better pics coming soon

Does anyone...
08-30-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By Mark A Shields

Getting back into a 3rd gen 86 IROC

on my 3rd one and newest since 2012 or so...

not much plans for it other than removing the rear wing previous owner put on it

didn't care for the stripes at first but are growing on me... just...
07-31-2016, 03:12 PM
04-08-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 859
Posted By Mark A Shields

1989 Black 5.7 Auto IROC 102k Miles

This is not my car, but am posting to hopefully help the seller and even someone on here.

102k original miles (the CL ad is a little off, stating 96k). Car sounds great too....
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04-04-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,983
Posted By Mark A Shields

Forum: Engine Swap
11-09-2012, 02:49 PM
Forum: Engine Swap
11-03-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 947
Posted By Mark A Shields

Shops that offer full service LSx Swap

I thought a few years back Hawks offered a flat rate to do an LSx swap along with t56 combo?

Do they still offer this? I've contacted them, just waiting to hear back.

Anyone know of places in...
11-02-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,529
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: Third Gen Fest '13 Convoy?

what is this Thirdgen Nationals I hear of ;)
01-09-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,814
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: 350 vs 305... ALL HYPE?!?!?

who cares, these cars are 20 yrs old. They're both slow these days, unless you mod them. And who wants one that isn't modded. And with that the case, 350 wins.
01-09-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: 2nd Dead Battery- Weird Noise, What's this part

great, whatever I did when trying to jump start it ( I saw the tach needle go all the way up and stick). Now the tach won't work
01-09-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: 2nd Dead Battery- Weird Noise, What's this part

walked to a parts store to buy a charger, since the wife is out of town with our other vehicle.

It's taking a charge now, but I'll get the alternator tested as well once it's running.
01-09-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By Mark A Shields

2nd Dead Battery- Weird Noise, What's this part

In the past 2-3 months I've had my battery drained to near dead twice for no apparent reason. Nothing was left on.

1st battery came with the car didn't look old, so just chalked it up to needing...
11-22-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By Mark A Shields

11-21-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By Mark A Shields

Heat stuck on vents

Did a search and most people seem to have their heat stuck on defrost as it's the default setting when something is wrong.

However, mine is stuck on the vents. Anyone know which color vacuum line...
Forum: Cooling
10-08-2010, 12:48 PM
10-02-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,014
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: Thirdgen Power at the Point 2010!

Yup, felt good to be back in the 3rd Gen crowd
09-27-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,014
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: Thirdgen Power at the Point 2010!

count me and the wife in.

it's a park, so I assume dogs are ok as well?
Forum: Electronics
09-14-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: Heater/electrical problem?

well, replaced the motor and nothing :(
08-14-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: Gas Overflowing

thanks, would that lead to pressure issues where the gas would still be up that high in the filler neck?
08-14-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By Mark A Shields

Gas Overflowing

Filled the tank up last night, drove it about 10 miles.

Today there is a strong gas odor near the tank, so I open up the gas door and there is gas just sitting there, appears to have spilled out....
08-13-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By Mark A Shields

D is no Go

87 IROC 700R4

when in OD, trans shifts fine (well cept under WOT, have to let off gas for it to shift).

When in D, the car doesn't seem to want to move, feels like it is hung up. Honestly, I...
08-08-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: Armor All Wheel Protectant

that was my concern. I didn't see anything on the label about it being chrome safe
08-08-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: Armor All Wheel Protectant

found this video demo on it

http://vimeo.com/10218627
08-08-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By Mark A Shields

Armor All Wheel Protectant

Anyone use this stuff? Supposed to be good to make cleaning the wheels easier, and creates a barrier between the wheel and brake dust.

I picked some up. I have some chrome IROC rims that i don't...
08-05-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 85,411
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: How much You paid and A picture of your Car...

yeah, the prices on these cars are definitely going up.

you got a great deal on that car.

too bad someone put those chrome things on the fenders :2cents:
08-04-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,037
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: Pictures of my ride (IROC-Z 1989 - 3rd Aug 2010)

google Sonax, I found distributors to call (all overseas though) and no online order option.
08-03-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 85,411
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: How much You paid and A picture of your Car...

$2500 a few weeks ago


https://www.thirdgen.org/forums/attachments/auto-detailing-appearance/203261d1279501349-my-new-iroc-clay-side-angle.jpg
08-03-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,037
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: Pictures of my ride (IROC-Z 1989 - 3rd Aug 2010)

amazing.

what type of wax/polish do you use?

how old is the paint?
Forum: Cooling
08-03-2010, 07:55 AM
08-02-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,743
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: Complete Paxton Supercharger Kit for sale

Heaven forbid I try to help pal... I'm just going by what is shown in this thread, and tried to give you some insight as to your question.
08-01-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,743
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: Complete Paxton Supercharger Kit for sale

he said to email him as he doesn't post here often
Forum: Power Adders
07-30-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,363
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: twin turbo kit for 1000 bucks?????

it's cool, I just ran across it during a search while killing time.

I'm not at the point to even start researching more about this stuff, just was curious as it seemed like a heck of a deal
Forum: Power Adders
07-30-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,363
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: twin turbo kit for 1000 bucks?????

advertising or not, I came into this forum to look for the same thing.

I see them selling on ebay for $1000-1200. Seems way cheap.

the ebay seller has great feedback with some kits not being a...
07-29-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 52,303
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: why are 3rd gens the "ugliest" f-body?

As said, most 3rd Gens are not well taken care of, yet are good enough to drive.

where as the 1st, 2nd Gens on the rode are usually in damn near perfect condition these days.

IMO it goes like...
Forum: Cooling
07-26-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,170
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: 1986 Z28 overheating with new 350

best I got for you, pic of my old car.

in front of the front tire, almost looks like a small shadow, but it's a piece of black plastic that hangs down.

it's job is to force up air while driving...
Forum: Cooling
07-25-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,170
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: 1986 Z28 overheating with new 350

Let us know if it overheats while idling.

What's the condition of the lower radiator hose? Does it collapse under load?

they didn't take the air dam off by chance when installing the motor and...
Forum: Cooling
07-25-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,170
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: 1986 Z28 overheating with new 350

More info like said, but random thought. Do they have the timing right?
07-25-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By Mark A Shields

Re: Backing up binding noise

thanks, planning on changing the rear fluid when it's not 110* out, this weather is brutal for car repair
07-25-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By Mark A Shields

Backing up binding noise

just got an 87 IROC. Rear disc, told it was posi (haven't had the chance to check on that).

When backing up there seems to be a noise that sounds like something is binding then releasing. Almost...
Forum: Cooling
07-25-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By Mark A Shields

AC Compressor Compatibility

Will an AC compressor from a '96 Oldsmobile be compatible with my 87 IROC?

someone said it should, but I have no clue.
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