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10-26-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Who does LSX Swap in New England

I see Hawkes in SC advertizes LSX swap services. I can't do it myself. Any shops in NE that specialize in LSX swap into thirdgens? Don't want to go to S but, would consider it if someone closer to...
07-05-2009, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,449
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Re: Summit digital CD Ignition (PN SUM-850602) install help

The stock distributor ... no coil in the middle, separate one next to it ...
07-01-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,449
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Summit digital CD Ignition (PN SUM-850602) install help

I tried searching but didn't find enough detail ...

I am electrically challenged! I am unsure how to hook this thing up. I have an 88 5.7TPI with coil separate from the distributor. I asume the...
Forum: Electronics
04-12-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By Kurt88IROC

fuse blows when try to blow horn

When I push the horn button, the fuse blows so I have no horn, interior lights or hatch release. I do have a Grant steering wheel that I put in two years ago but this just started. I don't see any...
04-08-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 18,008
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Re: How old are you?

57 ... a lot more older farts here than I would have guessed. Bought my 88 IROC 15 years ago with 35,000 miles. Use it in the summer, now have 66,000 miles. I have always liked Camaros of all...
Forum: Interior
10-30-2007, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Re: shifter

A bit blurry but picture attached
Forum: Interior
10-30-2007, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Re: shifter

I got mine from Jegs a couple of years ago, posted picture in past
Forum: Fabrication
10-15-2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,154
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Re: Custom Rear Seat Delete

82RS ... the picture you posted 10/8 is one I submitted a while back. I made my own piece out of plywood covered with carpet. The picture you showed actually has the back seat folded down and...
06-24-2007, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By Kurt88IROC

RPM shift in high gear?

I have a 5.7TPI IROC with auto and 64,000 miles. A new quirk has developed that I would like some help on. When traveling in high gear (OD or D3, happens in both) when not on the gas, the rpms drop...
06-19-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By Kurt88IROC

High gear or overdrive problem?

I am not sure what to search under. When i am at cruising speed in either D3 or OD (5.7 TPI w/ auto) and I let off the throttle, rather than stay at 2000 or less rpm (about 2000 rpm at about 55 mph...
Forum: Interior
10-11-2006, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,423
Posted By Kurt88IROC

I have the Hurst Dual Gate kit for thirdgen...

I have the Hurst Dual Gate kit for thirdgen Camaro console. See this thread:

https://www.thirdgen.org/forums/body/376081-old-school-wood.html
Forum: Fabrication
10-08-2006, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,766
Posted By Kurt88IROC

I posted a picture of walnut interior some time...

I posted a picture of walnut interior some time ago:

https://www.thirdgen.org/forums/body/376081-old-school-wood.html


The steering whhel is purchased.
Forum: Interior
08-09-2006, 02:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,039
Posted By Kurt88IROC

The purpose of the cover is to provide for...

The purpose of the cover is to provide for covered storage after removal of the back seat ... I just haven't gotten around to it yet. the cover only weighs about 5 pounds.
Forum: Body
08-09-2006, 09:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,073
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Thanks. The steering wheel is a Grant wheel...

Thanks. The steering wheel is a Grant wheel purchased from Summit.

I sent you a reply to your PM.
Forum: Body
08-08-2006, 11:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,073
Posted By Kurt88IROC

I brought this back to show the wood steering...

I brought this back to show the wood steering wheel added as suggested and to show the aluminum overlay parts I replaced. anyone want to buy the overlay parts?
Forum: Fabrication
08-08-2006, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,771
Posted By Kurt88IROC

I posted on the interior board under the same...

I posted on the interior board under the same question.

I used plywood and carpet to span the armrests ib back with carpet covered vertical panels to fill in below. The rear seat is actually...
Forum: Interior
08-08-2006, 07:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,039
Posted By Kurt88IROC

I did a cover using plywood and carpet. I used...

I did a cover using plywood and carpet. I used cardboard to get the shape. To avoid any permanent mountig I used the arm rests to support the deck piece. I then closed in below with three pieces...
Forum: Body
07-12-2006, 12:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,073
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Wood steering wheel is definately a good idea, I...

Wood steering wheel is definately a good idea, I will be on the hunt for one.

Wood arm rests, interesting idea, didn't think of that, I'll give it some thought. I had been thinking of swapping the...
Forum: Body
07-11-2006, 08:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,073
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Early 80s Olds? You might be right! Maybe even...

Early 80s Olds? You might be right! Maybe even a 70s vintage complete with hurst Dual Gate...

I'll try better lighting for the wood and also the old aluminum overlays just for yucks when i get a...
Forum: Body
07-10-2006, 09:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,073
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Thanks all for your replies. Nunz, sounds your...

Thanks all for your replies.
Nunz, sounds your Dad and I are the same era.
87 I like the Walnut against the black.
Shady, it probably took longer than it should with some trial and error. I would...
Forum: Body
07-10-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,073
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Old School Wood

I have been trying a number of ideas for a little something for the interior trim. I added 98 Firebird leather seats which was a plus. I don't care for the fourth gen dash install. Tried the...
07-10-2006, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By Kurt88IROC

New Wheels from Billet speciaties

I finally bit the bullet and got new wheels. I got Fast Lane style, 17X8 with 5-inch backspave. Those are Ed Miller brake upgrades front and rear as well.
04-14-2006, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By Kurt88IROC

backspacing

Thanks for the responses. Nice wheels ... what kind/size are they?

I have looked around the various boards some but didn't feel confident on the effect of the brakes upgrade

Thanks again.
04-12-2006, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By Kurt88IROC

backspacing

Thanks for the response!

You recommended 4.75-inch backspacing. Is that with zero offset? As I said on the brake board ... The stock rear IROC wheels fit but, the inside of the spokes hit the...
04-12-2006, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Forum: Brakes
04-12-2006, 10:00 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 63,225
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Aftermarket wheels with C4 upgrade

I have the Ed Miller C4 brake upgrade on the front of my 1988 IROC. This caused the surface of the hubs to move outward some 5/8 to 3/4 inches. Consequently the stock front IROC wheels did not fit...
04-06-2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Billet Specialties Fast Lane

I posted on another thread but it looks like more wheels discussions on this one. I kind of like the looks of the Billet Specialties Street Smart Fast Lane wheels. Anyone have these? Anyone have a...
Forum: Body
04-05-2006, 01:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 496
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Billet Specialties Fast Lane

I kind of like the looks of the Billet Specialties Street Smart Fast Lane wheels. Anyone have these? Anyone have a picture on a red IROC?

link to picture:
Billet Specialties...
Forum: Body
02-13-2006, 09:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,122
Posted By Kurt88IROC

I have been trying to make some overlays for my...

I have been trying to make some overlays for my dash with aluminum sheets but, i have been having a hard time getting the shapes precise and coming up with a way to finish the surface, I like what...
Forum: Body
02-12-2006, 07:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,122
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Where did you get the aluminum kit?

Where did you get the aluminum kit?
Forum: Body
12-15-2005, 10:12 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,104
Posted By Kurt88IROC

I have been playing arouns with my i9nterior as...

I have been playing arouns with my i9nterior as wlol, tried doing wood trim on dash and console. The problem was getting the wood veneer to stick. It get's cold in my area and the wood veneer...
Forum: Body
11-25-2005, 08:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,982
Posted By Kurt88IROC

I have replaced my seats with black leather from...

I have replaced my seats with black leather from a 1998 Firebird (not sure if it was a TA, bought on ebay). I had purchased a pair of Camaro leather seats that i thought were gray but turned out...
Forum: Body
09-18-2005, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By Kurt88IROC

I did the same thing and did not have to remove...

I did the same thing and did not have to remove the split seat mounts on the middle tunnel. They were not in the way although you can see them after the new seat back is in.
Forum: Body
09-18-2005, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By Kurt88IROC

To answer your first question, the dome light is...

To answer your first question, the dome light is the one that came in my 1988 IROC.
Forum: Brakes
06-28-2005, 10:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,777
Posted By Kurt88IROC

I know that he is very busy right now but, he has...

I know that he is very busy right now but, he has always gotten back on emails, pms, or this forum eventually. have you tried sending a pm through his profile?
Forum: Brakes
06-25-2005, 02:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,777
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Well I bit the bullet and ordered the C4 HD front...

Well I bit the bullet and ordered the C4 HD front kit and PBR rear kit from Ed. It arrived yesterday, looks great! He fixed me up with everything including master cylindar and proportioning valve,...
Forum: Body
06-23-2005, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Sorry all, I should have done a search first ......

Sorry all, I should have done a search first ... some good discussion already, great picture from coolcamaroz28 of his, looks very good, I will probably get one!
Forum: Body
06-22-2005, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Shifter

Being an old guy myself, I kind of like Old School stuff like the Hurst Dual Gate Shifter. I see that they still list a kit for thirdgen Camaros. anyone have this setup in their car? Any comments...
Forum: Brakes
04-19-2005, 08:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,777
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Ed, did you get my replies?

Ed, did you get my replies?
Forum: Brakes
04-14-2005, 08:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,777
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Is this the same thing that ebmiller88 sells? ...

Is this the same thing that ebmiller88 sells? isit the same person?
Forum: Brakes
04-14-2005, 04:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,777
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Big Brakes

Anyone familiar with this guy's stuff?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=7956197944&ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT

What does everyone think of this set up? price?
Forum: Body
11-15-2004, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,854
Posted By Kurt88IROC

I have a pair of neutral leather front seats from...

I have a pair of neutral leather front seats from a 1998 Camaro if you are interested.
05-03-2004, 10:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,026
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Rubbing alcohol works great on pine tree sap. ...

Rubbing alcohol works great on pine tree sap. Get the sap off ASAP as it will eat through the clear coat if it stays on for any length of time.
04-19-2004, 09:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,478
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Just for a point of comparison, I got a quote a...

Just for a point of comparison, I got a quote a while back for 17-inch modular wheeks that look like the GTAs for about $2000.
They were the CXN wheel at www.usacomp.com
Forum: Brakes
03-31-2004, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By Kurt88IROC

I'm not sure if this is the point CamarosRUS was...

I'm not sure if this is the point CamarosRUS was making but, not having any handson experience with brake work, modifying a spindle sounds harder than just changing out the rotor and caliper. What...
Forum: Body
03-31-2004, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Thanks for the suggestions. I hadn't thought of...

Thanks for the suggestions. I hadn't thought of the velcro/superlock idea. Anyone out there actually done this?
Forum: Body
03-30-2004, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Kurt88IROC

New Sail Panels

I got new sail panels along with my headliner. The old panels have metal "clips" on the back that held them in place. The "clips" were somehow pressed on to the backer board and can't be taken off...
Forum: Body
11-11-2003, 08:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,168
Posted By Kurt88IROC

Are the hard top consoles a different shape than...

Are the hard top consoles a different shape than the t-top consoles? I bought one (marked as from an 85 camaro) from Thirdgen Resource for my 88 t-top and it doesn't fit well. The one I got seems...
05-20-2003, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,559
Posted By Kurt88IROC

I was quoted $1950 plus shipping for 17-inch CXN...

I was quoted $1950 plus shipping for 17-inch CXN wheels from Motorsport Specialties. They are the closest I have come in my search for 17-inch GTA wheels.

Web address : http://www.usacomp.com/
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