Items Posted June 2014

Body & Paint

84-96 Door Outside Seal Strip Replacement

84-96 Door Outside Seal Strip Replacement By Chris Petris Automotive door sealing technology has improved dramatically from the early days when rain water came in from all angles. By 1969 GM changed the outer seal strip that wipes the glass clear on those damp mornings to do a good job of keeping water out of… Read more »

C1 (53-62)

The Other Way Of Stopping Wilwood C1 Front Disc Brakes

The Other Way Of Stopping Wilwood C1 Front Disc Brakes By Jay Heath Wilwood front disc brakes help turn our fishtailing ’58 into a decelerating dynamo As recent auction results make clear, ’53-’62 Corvettes continue to rank among the most desirable U.S.-built vehicles in the collector-car marketplace. Credit the car’s historical significance and timeless good… Read more »

C5 (97-04)

1997-2013 Shock Absorber Information and Replacement

1997-2013 Shock Absorber Replacement By Chris Petris Shock absorbers are considered a consumable product with a limited lifespan here’s why… The C5 Corvette shock absorbers and C6 Corvette shock absorbers are both Mono-tube design. Mono-tube shock absorbers construction begins with a single cylinder (tube) filled with hydraulic fluid. Another piston is used to separate the… Read more »