Posts Categorized Suspension

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 »

C4 (84-96)

Corvette Rear Suspension Bushing Installation and Component Installation

By Chris Petris Petris Enterprises This is the third installment of a C4 suspension overview series.  Click to view the first article, Click to view the second article. In this installment, we tackle the rear suspension bushing installation and component installation. So far I have covered all the C4 suspension disassembly and have the front… Read more »

C4 (84-96)

C4 Suspension Overview

  By Chris Petris This is the first installment of a C4 suspension overview series.  Click to view the second article,   Click to view the third article The fourth generation Corvette was a radical departure from General Motors early Corvette engineering.  It eliminated a perimeter frame to support the suspension and driveline.  Two front frame rails integrated into the… Read more »