Vette(s): 1979 L-82, 3 spd auto, car was originally Lt. Beige currently painted Sportsman Red, Doeskin leather interior, 103,000 miles......
New units in...what a pain in the arse those 31 year old fuel lines were to remove....The bladder looks fine and the needle ran up to half a tank (which is what it looked to have in it). Calling for rain, so I havent road tested it yet....but it started right up, so thats positive.
Vette(s): 1981 Great White Shark. Red Interior, 350/190hp. PS, PB (SS), A/C CC, T-Tops, Going to remain as Stock as possible. Served three years in Active Duty Army, then Retired Air Force after 34 years! Badger State Vetts Car Club. 175,000 Original miles!!
Vette(s): #1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/
Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight"
#2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto
Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas
There should be some kind of resistor/buffer on the gauge itself to keep the needle steady. On the older cars, it was a resistor shunted directly across the terminals of the gauge itself. The later cars w/electronic gauges/circuit boards, it is made into the circuit board, I believe....
____________________________________ Joel Adams C3VR Lifetime Member #56 My Link
Vette(s): #1 *1980 White, Red interior 14,000 mile
#2 *1980 Red, Oyster interior 93,000 miles Resto project car, rebuilt to 383 stroker
The reason for asking that was these car ride like lumber wagons, maybe the gauge is not tight or something is striking it as you bounce on down the road. While sitting still can you pound on or around the dash to see if you can make it bounce.
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