At this year’s Bloomington Gold event, we decided to add to our library of RideTech videos as we got to ride along with RideTech in a C7 Z06 on the autocross course. What a rush!
So you’ve made the decision to take your Corvette touring…now what? With a careful trip preparation checklist, you can avoid the embarrassment of having your car towed to the nearest garage.
In a previous article, we covered how to restore your fuel pump. Those were the days! Disassemble the fuel pump, replace the check valves and diaphragm, and you were back in business. I have always felt fortunate that when I started out in this business, engines had carburetors and emission systems were in their infancy. […]
If you own a C-4 equipped with Bose sound system, you will eventually need Bose amplifier repair or replacement. Every Bose sound system equipped C-4 uses one amplifier per speaker. This is the weak link. Amplifier capacitors are filled with electrolytic fluid which ultimately leaks out onto the circuit board causing failure. If the leak […]
If you haven’t already replaced the oil pressure sending unit (CC part # 305254) on your C5 Corvette, it will become a necessity when the gauge stops functioning properly. One telltale sign is the oil pressure gauge needle leaning past the high mark at all times or not moving from the lowest point. Another sign […]
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.
This is the second installment of a C4 suspension overview series. Click to view the first article, Click to view the third article. Once all the original bushings are pushed out and the parts cleaned up bushing installation can begin. There are a couple of things to be aware of before the first bushing is […]
[ view the Addendum here ] There was a time when a component would fail it would require repair or rebuild. But today we throw it into the appropriate recycle pile. Growing up in the 60s and 70s sometimes makes it difficult to trash anything; today it makes more fiscal sense to buy another one. […]
NOTICE: It has been brought to our attention that there is a possible fuel leakage problem with a small percentage of GF48 fuel filters. These filters are sold by Corvette Central under part # 351290. The problem is caused by very small pin holes (porosity) that go through the part (please refer to area in […]