6 Ways You Can Get Ripped Off Buying A Collector Car! (Video)

6 Ways You Can Get Ripped Off Buying A Collector Car! (Video)

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Wayne Scraba on his Lone Wolf Hot Rods YouTube channel share 6 Ways You Can Get Ripped Off Buying A Classic Collector Car. You can read Wayne's column every month in Vette Vues Magazine. "Collector cars are hot news today. Prices are spiraling upward. That means the chances to get ripped off by unscrupulous sellers also increases. This video shows you 6 of the Most Common ways someone can get into your wallet." 1. VIN Switch and Bogus Trim Tags2. Shoddy Workmanship3. Rolled Odometer4. Hidden Damage and Rust5. Junk Parts6. Rip Off Transport Costs https://youtu.be/dhQTvYdYtes Here are some other Corvette videos you might enjoy: We add articles to our blog on a regular basis. You can check our Recent Blog Posts Here. If you have never seen Vette Vues Magazine before you can…
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High-Performance Radiators – Part 2

High-Performance Radiators – Part 2

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We are looking at Part 2 of the radiators for a high-performance Corvette engine.   This article appeared in our December 2018 issue of Vette Vues Magazine titled “High-Performance Radiators Are Not Created Equal” by Wayne Scraba. You can read Part 1 Here. Photos courtesy and copyrighted to DeWitts Radiator High-Performance Radiators Are Not Created Equal BOILING POINT - PART 2 Remember, in the last issue (Vette Vues Magazine, November 2018), when we talked about misleading information with regard to radiator construction?  There’s more:  Some companies offer radiators configured as a double-pass or triple-pass configurations, and while that sounds extraordinary, the reality is it’s a wee-bit misleading: It sounds as if a double-pass radiator forces the fluid goes through the radiator two times.  Unfortunately, that is not true. Double-Pass or Triple-Pass…
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High-Performance Radiators – Part 1

High-Performance Radiators – Part 1

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It should come as no surprise to anyone that a high-performance Corvette engine produces heat -- and a bunch of it. Today on our blog, we look back at a two-part article that appeared in the November and December 2018 issue of Vette Vues Magazine titled "High-Performance Radiators Are Not Created Equal." You can read Part 2 Here. Wayne Scraba shares some great technical information.  Photos are courtesy and copyright of Wayne and DeWitts Radiator. BOILING POINT - PART 1 High-Performance Radiators Are Not Created Equal It should come as no surprise to anyone that a high-performance Corvette engine produces heat -- and a bunch of it. There's a reason why manufacturers have to use automotive labeling that can withstand extreme heat as well as acid. These safety regulations are…
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Bomb Proof Clutch Linkage (Video)

Bomb Proof Clutch Linkage (Video)

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Lone Wolf Hot Rods shares with Vette Vues how to build a high quality, low friction rod end clutch linkage at home. This is a big step up from using the readily available kits that are out there too (beware of some of those!). How to build a high quality, low friction rod end clutch linkage at home. The differences between off-shore rod ends and high quality, Made-In-The-USA rod ends are explained too. It's not that difficult to build and its the right fix for common "ovalled" holes in z-bars and clutch pedals. Check it out! Here are some other Corvette Tech Videos by Lone Wolf Hot Rods You can read his column every month is Vette Vues Magazine. If you have never seen Vette Vues Magazine you can see what our…
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Video: How To Build A Permanent Starter Bump Switch

Video: How To Build A Permanent Starter Bump Switch

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Tech guy, Wayne Scraba, shares his secrets on how to build a permanent bump switch. Permanent starter bump switches are super-common on race cars. But did you know you can use them on street cars too. They work better than clip-on jobs and aside from saving time, the big bonus is…. Who wants to melt their skin on a hot set of headers every time you lash the valves? Check out the video on how to set up a permanent circuit. Wayne says that it is easy and anyone can do it. By the way, this system is for a GM, but it can be adapted to other cars. Check it out! https://youtu.be/YwCHnfLeS9k Here are some other blog post you might find interesting: https://vette-vues.com/harbor-freight-jack-stands-recalled-risk-collapsing/ https://vette-vues.com/floor-jacks/ https://vette-vues.com/current-issue-preview/corvette-advertisers/ https://vette-vues.com/23-videos_2020-c8-corvette/ https://vette-vues.com/2020_c8_lego_corvette_instructions/ https://vette-vues.com/cliff-gottlobs-1967-corvette-l88-goes-mecum-auction/ Share…
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Floor Jacks — The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Floor Jacks — The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

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Wayne Scraba is one of our reader's favorite writers in each issue of Vette Vues Magazine. He has also made some videos we would like to share with you. Wayne's newest video is about floor jacks. Wayne shares tips on how to really pick a floor jack. No big deal? You could be wrong. Keep in mind China owns much of the hydraulic business, and some of the jacks they make are nothing but death traps. You need to check out this video to see what a quality shop jack is all about. https://youtu.be/NDEZAaO7G8M Here are some other videos you might enjoy: https://vette-vues.com/50th-anniversary-corvette-stingray-concept/ https://vette-vues.com/genovations-all-electric-vehicle-breaks-speed-record/ https://vette-vues.com/video_leaders_designers_engineers_details_c8_corvette/ https://vette-vues.com/recent-posts/ https://vette-vues.com/current-issue-preview/ Start getting Vette Vues Magazine every month in your mailbox or at the office. SUBSCRIPTION SPECIALS
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Two Videos on How-to Adjust the Holley Carburetor

Two Videos on How-to Adjust the Holley Carburetor

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We have two videos by Wayne Scraba on How-to adjust the Holley Carburetor. We have two videos by Wayne Scraba on How-to adjust the Holley Carburetor. They are great videos and easy to follow. Set and Tune Holley Carburetor Idle Mixture and Idle SpeedSet & Tune Holley Carburetor Float Level In our first video we learn how-to Set and Tune Holley Carburetor Idle Mixture and Idle Speed -Video Wayne shows us how to set the float level on high-performance Holley carburetors. "The video also shows you how you can make small float level changes to richen or lean the carburetor slightly. It's a great tuning tool that allows you to change the mixture slightly without re-jetting." In our second video, Wayne Scraba shows us how to establish a baseline idle…
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Lone Wolf Hot Rods Nova Sleeper Build – Part Three Video

Lone Wolf Hot Rods Nova Sleeper Build – Part Three Video

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In this video, Wayne Scraba continues his work on his Chevy Nova.  He has hand-built the front brake lines and at the same time, plumbed the Roll Control ("Line Lock"). Wayne tells Vette Vues that it takes a long time to build lines like this and “in this case, the process consumed the better part of a week.” Follow along in the video and Wayne will show you the finished product as well as the tools and equipment he used. “I'll also give you some tips and insight into working with stainless line. It IS possible to build stainless hard line at home and make them leak free!” Check it out: https://youtu.be/_9dibgkmPoU Here are some other articles and videos you might enjoy: If you have never seen Vette Vues Magazine…
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Lone Wolf Hot Rods’ Sleeper Nova Build – Part Two – Video

Lone Wolf Hot Rods’ Sleeper Nova Build – Part Two – Video

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Wayne Scraba’s YouTube Channel called Lone Wolf Hot Rods’ this month shares his upgrades performed on his super-dozy sleeper Nova project. Wayne tells Vette Vues that “things that have changed include a new big block rad support from Classic Industries, a new "Black Ice" aluminum radiator from DeWitts, Detroit Speed Body-Subframe mounts, a heater delete setup, completely new wiring (that has been "thinned out"), a Heartbeat City front manual disc brake kit, a complete selection of new hardware for the chassis and the sheet metal, new steering components and more. Check it out and his other videos. https://youtu.be/LEG7I-MOwio Here are some other videos by Wayne Scraba you might enjoy. Make sure you read his column each and every month in Vette Vues Magazine! https://vette-vues.com/23-videos_2020-c8-corvette/ If you have not seen Vette…
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Amazing (and Cheap!) Ball Joint Separator Tool – Video

Amazing (and Cheap!) Ball Joint Separator Tool – Video

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Wayne Scraba brings Vette Vues another great tip, and it is under $26.00 at the time of this post.  It is an “Amazing” Ball Joint Separator Tool. Wayne tells us, “I have no connection with the manufacturer (Howe Racing), but boy, does it work slick.” The tool basically presses the ball joints out from the inside of the spindle, not the outside. “That means there's zero damage to the boots, and you don't have to worry about using a pickle fork and hitting a delicate piece on the car (or your head) with the biggest honking sledgehammer in your toolbox.” Check out Lone Wolf Hot Rods video and watch the ball joints pop out! https://youtu.be/8CwcqJEqpfE Here are some other videos you might enjoy: If you are not getting Vette Vues…
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