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This is a discussion on c3? within the Corvette forums, part of the Vehicle Specific category; anyone got some experience with these cars? i got several issues with mine and need some help. Steering problems, rear ...

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    anyone got some experience with these cars? i got several issues with mine and need some help. Steering problems, rear suspension, half-shafts..things of that sort.

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    Quote Originally Posted by needls1again View Post
    anyone got some experience with these cars? i got several issues with mine and need some help. Steering problems, rear suspension, half-shafts..things of that sort.
    I rebuilt ours from stem to stern -- fire away!

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    Quote Originally Posted by pajeff02 View Post
    I rebuilt ours from stem to stern -- fire away!
    jeff i was hopin you would chime in....well i wanna tackle the steering issue first...we may have discussed this before..but when have the power steering hooked up, i cant control the car. it walks all over the road and is impossible to drive. I took the belt off in order to drive it. ive heard it could be the control valve...any thoughts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by needls1again View Post
    jeff i was hopin you would chime in....well i wanna tackle the steering issue first...we may have discussed this before..but when have the power steering hooked up, i cant control the car. it walks all over the road and is impossible to drive. I took the belt off in order to drive it. ive heard it could be the control valve...any thoughts?

    The control valve has an adjustment on it for centering. I would have to check my books on what else can be done. Is it pulsing the wheel in your hand? Sounds like it may be "overboosted" - do you have the correct pump or any change in pulley sizes?

    I replaced the control valve on ours with a reman unit and have not had a problem. For '70s technology the car seems to handle real well actually.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pajeff02 View Post
    The control valve has an adjustment on it for centering. I would have to check my books on what else can be done. Is it pulsing the wheel in your hand? Sounds like it may be "overboosted" - do you have the correct pump or any change in pulley sizes?

    I replaced the control valve on ours with a reman unit and have not had a problem. For '70s technology the car seems to handle real well actually.
    well i havnt checked it out...but i heard that also on the corvette forum that it can be adjusted..its not leaking anywhere...just drives like shit...factory pulleys....it sat for 2 years and i drove it about 10 miles and parked it for a week.....when i got back in it, it steered like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by needls1again View Post
    well i havnt checked it out...but i heard that also on the corvette forum that it can be adjusted..its not leaking anywhere...just drives like shit...factory pulleys....it sat for 2 years and i drove it about 10 miles and parked it for a week.....when i got back in it, it steered like that.
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