This is my Corvette Tech Articles Page. On this page you will find many technical articles relating to different aspects of your Corvette, whether you are simply trying to make a repair or doing a full restoration.
I would like to thank the authors of these articles for their generosity in allowing me to post their articles here on my site for the benefit of everyone.
There are two ways to access these articles:
1. If you click on the name of the article file that article will open up in a new window for you to read.
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**NOTE: Some of these articles are very large file sizes so a broadband internet connection is recommended
*Many of the articles by John Hinckley are courtesy of Corvette Enthusiast Magazine. Please visit them here: www.corvetteenthusiast.com

pdf = .PDF file      jpg = .jpg image      linkgo = external link

Click on a Heading Title to open that section

Body & Frame

pdf C1 Frame Specs
by: GM

pdf C2 Frame Specs
by: GM

pdf C3 69-72 Frame Specs
by: GM

pdf C3 78-82 Frame Specs
by: GM

pdf Frame spec Instructions
by: Tru Way

pdf Body Dolly
by: Noland Adams

pdf C3 Body Dolly
by: "Kaiserbud"

linkgo Body Removal Checklist
by: Kevin McKay

pdf Shimming a C2 Body
by: Noland Adams

jpg C2 Birdcage photo
by: "Wombvette"

jpg C2 Birdcage diagram
by: GM

pdf C2 Door Anatomy
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf C2 Door Alignment
by: Bob Pelland

jpg C2 Leaksource
by: unknown

pdf C2 Headlight Motor Rebuild
by: Alann Boatright

linkgo C2 Headlight Motor Repair
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo C2 Taillight Replacement
by: Corvette Magazine

pdf Sombero Dance
by: John Hinckley




pdf C1 Power Top
by: John Hinckley

pdf Rubber Bumper Repair
by: Lars Grimsrud

pdf C2 Exterior Mirror Repair
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf Installing Staples
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf Installing Rivets
by: John Hinckley

pdf Rivets - Hammer vs Air Tool
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf C2 Firewall Holes
by: Tim Welsh

pdf Car Ramps
by: Binner Langley

pdf Car Ramps
by: Carl Granquist

pdf C1 56-57 Crash Manual
by: Glen Mitchell

pdf C1 58-60 Crash Manual
by: Glen Mitchell

pdf C2 Crash Manual
by: by: Glen Mitchell

pdf C3 68-72 Crash Manual
by: Glen Mitchell

pdf C3 73-77 Crash Manual
by: Glen Mitchell

pdf C3 78-79 Crash Manual
by: Glen Mitchell

pdf C3 80-82 Crash Manual
by: Glen Mitchell

jpg L88 Inner Hood
by: unknown

linkgo C3 Door Handle Repair
by: Corvette Magazine





Brakes

pdf Bleeding Brakes
by: Duke Williams

pdf Master Cylinder Replacement
by: John Hinckley

pdf Disc brake e-brake Springs
by: Bob Pelland

pdf C2 Brake Pedal Spring
by: unknown

jpg Motive Brake Bleeder
by: John Hinckley

pdf Parking Brake Adjustment
by: GM

linkgo 65-82 Brake Calipers
by: GM

linkgo Brake Caliper School
by: Duntov Motors

linkgo Brake Caliper Seal School
by: Duntov Motors

pdf Brake Service Bulletin
by: GM












linkgo C1 Rebuilding Front Brakes
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo C1 Rebuilding Rear Brakes
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo Disc Brake Systems
by: Dean Oshiro

linkgo 65-82 Brake System Overhaul
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo 76-82 Parking Brake Rebuild
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo Brake Fluid School
by: Duntov Motors

pdf Rotor Runout Repair
by: Gary Ramadei














C3 Vaccum System

pdf C3 Vacuum System
by: Vetteworks - J. Myers

pdf Headlight & Wiper Door Vac
by: Zip

jpg Headlight Vacuum System
by: Corvette 101.com (corrected)



C4 Tech

pdf C4 Driving Lights
by: Lars Grimsrud

pdf C4 Radiator Tech
by: Lars Grimsrud

pdf C4 T-Chain Tech
by: Lars Grimsrud

pdf C4 TPS Tech
by: Lars Grimsrud

pdf C4 Brake Tech
by: Lars Grimsrud

jpg C4 Body Specs.jpg
by: Mitchelle

jpg 84-91 Frame Specs
by: Chief Automotive

jpg 92-96 Frame Specs
by: Chief Automotive













pdf 82-84 ECM Codes
by: unknown

pdf 85-91 ECM Codes
by: unknown

pdf 92-93 ECM Codes
by: unknown

pdf 94-96 ECM Codes
by: unknown

pdf LT1 Specs
by: unknown

pdf LT4 Specs
by: unknown

pdf C4 Waterleaks
by: GM

pdf C4 RPO Codes
by: unknown













C5 Tech

pdf C5 Part Numbers
by: unknown

pdf C5 PCM Codes
by: unknown

pdf C5 Torque Specs
by: GM

pdf C5 DIC Codes
by: unknown






pdf LS1 Specs
by: GM

pdf LS6 Specs
by: GM

jpg 97-04 Frame Specs
by: Chief Automotive

jpg C5 Body Specs
by: Chief Automotive






C6 Tech

pdf C6 DIC Messages
by: GM

pdf C6 Fluids & Lubes
by: GM

pdf LS2 Specs
by: GM

pdf C6 DIC Codes
by: unknown




jpg 06-08 Z06 Frame Specs
by: Chief Automotive

jpg 05-08 Frame Specs
by: Chief Automotive

jpg C6 Coupe Body Specs
by: Chief Automotive

jpg C6 Conv. Body Specs
by: Chief Automotive




Cam & Related

pdf Cam Selection
by: Summit Racing

jpg Chevy Cams
by: Unknown




Cooling System

pdf Cooling System
by: John Hinckley

pdf Radiator Swap
by: John Hinckley

pdf DeWitts Radiators
by: John Hinckley
linkgo 56-82 Waterpump Rebuild
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo Waterpump Replacement
by: Corvette Magazine

pdf Temp Sender
by: Bill Halbert

pdf Fan Clutch Adjust
by: Henry Molatch

Electrical

pdf Alternator Tech
by: Lars Grimsrud

pdf C2 Back Up Light
by: John Hinckley

linkgo 58-74 Horn Repair
by: Corvette Magazine

jpg C2 Headlight up/down switch
by: Tim Welsh

jpg C2 Ignition switch
by: Tim Welsh







pdf 1981 ECM Codes
by: GM

linkgo 54-75 Wiring Diagrams
by: GM

pdf Powerglide - NS & BU switch
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf Headlight bucket switch
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf 1960 Wiring Harness
by: Dave Zuberer










Fuel & Intake

pdf Intake Swap
by: John Hinckley

pdf Fast Idle Tech
by: John Hinckley

pdf BG Carb Installation
by: Lars Grimsrud

pdf BG Carb Set Up
by: Lars Grimsrud

pdf How to Tune a Holley
by: Lars Grimsrud

pdf QJet Problems
by: Lars Grimsrud

pdf QJet Tuning Tech
by: Lars Grimsrud

jpg QJet Front Vacuum fittings
by: unknown

linkgo Fuel Injection 101 - part 1
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo Fuel Injection 101- part 2
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo C3 - Replace Fuel Sending Unit
by: Unknown

linkgo Carb Troubleshooting
by: Recarbo Fuel Systems

jpg C1 Fuel Tank - top view
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf Fuel Pump Rebuild
by: Dave Zuberer
























































pdf Getting the Smell Out
by: John Hinckley

pdf How to Build a Fuel Line
by: Lars Grimsrud

pdf C2 Fuel Filler Neck
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf Holley Metering Blocks
by: Holley

pdf Adjusting Holley Carb Floats
by: unknown

pdf Holley Power Valve Tech
by: Holley

pdf Holley 3810 DIY Restoration
by: Jerry Fuccillo

pdf Holley 4150-4160 view
by: Holley

pdf Holley Carb Numerical list
by: Holley

pdf Holley Carb List
by: Holley

pdf How to Select a Carb
by: Holley

pdf Tri-Power Set Up
by: unknown

pdf C1 2x4 Linkage Adjustment
by: unknown

jpg Intake Gasket - closed xover
by: photo from Paragon

jpg Intake Gasket - open xover
by: photo from Paragon

























































Gauges & Instruments

pdf C1 Fuel Gauge Tech
by: John Hinckley

pdf C2 Fuel Gauge
by: John Hinckley

pdf C2 Dash Cluster - part 1
by: John Hinckley

pdf C2 Dash Cluster - part 2
by: John Hinckley

pdf C2 Dash Cluster Removal
by: Bill Schroeder

linkgo C2 Dash Cluster Rebuild
by: Corvette Magazine

pdf C2 Fuel Gauge Info
by: Collaborative

pdf Temp Sending Unit Info
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf Temp Sending Info
by: Tim Welsh













jpg C2 Dash Cluster - Rear
by: Dave Zuberer

jpg C2 Radio & Clock Group
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf C2 Ign Swch & Dash Lamps
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf C2 Dash Cluster - labeled
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf C2 Clock
by: Dave Zuberer

linkgo C2 Replace Fuel sending unit
by: Corvette Magazine

pdf Troubleshooting Gauges
by: unknown















Heat & AC System

jpg C3 AC Vac System
by: unknown

jpg C3 Climate Control panel
by: unknown

linkgo 77-82 AC control panel-Replace
by: Corvette Magazine



pdf C3 Heater Hoses
by: AIM

jpg AC idle Solenoid
by: unknown




ID Numbers & Codes

pdf Date Codes
by: unknown

jpg Reartags
by: unknown

linkgo Engine Codes
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo 55-82 Distributor Codes
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo 55-64 Engine Code ID
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo 65-75 Engine Codes ID
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo Decoding your Engine
by: Tommy Ledberg
















Ignition System

pdf Ignition Basics
by: John Hinckley

linkgo Points Distributor Restoration
by: Dave Fiedler

pdf Distributor Installation
by: Lars Grimsrud

pdf Distributor curve Specs
by: Unknown

linkgo Distributor Identification
by: Alan Colvin

linkgo Tach Drive Cross Gear Replacement
by: Corvette Magazine

pdf 66-71 T.I. System Diagnosis
by: GM

linkgo Spark Plug Readings
by: 4secondsflat






jpg Testing Ignition Coil
by: unknown

jpg Ignition Coil Test
by: unknown

pdf Testing Coil
by: Tim Welsh

linkgo Ignition Coil Replacement
by: Corvette Magazine

jpg Points Ignition Wire Indexing
by: Unknown

jpg Points Ignition Wire Indexing
by: Unknown

jpg HEI Ignition Wire Indexing
by: Unknown

jpg Pertronix Wiring
by: Jeff Cline







Interior

pdf Interior Mirror Restoration
by: unknown

pdf C1 Turn Signal Tech
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf C2 Dash Pad Clip Install
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf C2 Speaker Grill Mounting
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf Glove Box Door Repair
by: Bob Young

pdf C2 Glove Box Lamp Switch
by: Dave Zuberer

linkgo C2 Interior Upgrade
by: Corvette Magazine

jpg Door Latch
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf C2 Seatbelt attachment
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf C2 Seatbelt Retractor
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf C2 Rear Blower Parts
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf C2 Rear Blower Vent Screen
by: Dave Zuberer








pdf Interior Plastic Repair
by: Lars Grimsrud

pdf C2 Power Window Repair
by: Dave Zuberer

pdf C2 Power Window Harness
by: Dave Zuberer

jpg '67 Interior Paint Codes
by:

linkgo C3 Carpet Replacement
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo C2 Center Console Makeover
by: Corvette Magazine

jpg '67 Interior Paint Codes
by: Dave Zuberer

jpg C2 Rear Compartment
by: Dave Zuberer

jpg C2 Rear Compartment_01
by: Dave Zuberer

jpg C2 Rear Compartment _03
by: Dave Zuberer

jpg C2 Rear Quarter
by: Dave Zuberer

jpg C2 Front Kick Panel
by: Dave Zuberer








Misc

linkgo 53-82 Engine Removal
by: Bill Schroeder

linkgo Rear Main Seal Replacement
by: Bill Schroeder

jpg 63-64 Tune Up Chart
by: Lubri Chart

pdf 1963 SAE Duntov
by: GM

pdf A.O. Smith
by: John Hinckley

pdf C2 Steering Wheel
by: John Hinckley

pdf C2 Oil Pan Distinction
by: Joe Lucia

pdf Winter Storage
by: Duke Williams

linkgo Interpret Vac Gauge Readings
by: Ultra Tune Brookvale

pdf Alt. Mount Stiffner
by: Roy Brotherhood











jpg 1965 Power Teams
by: unknown

pdf Threads
by: unknown

pdf Stainless Steel Cleaning
by: unknown

linkgo Reading Sparkplugs
by: NGK

linkgo Automotive Fittings - pt 1
by: Street Rodder Magazine

linkgo Automotive Fittings - pt 2
by: Street Rodder Magazine

pdf Oil Line Fittings
by: Dave Zuberer










Paint - interior & exterior

pdf Milano Maroon Paint formula
by: Barry Kimmelman

pdf Milano Maroon Paint Formulas
by: Barry Kimmelman

Suspension & Steering

pdf C2 Front End Rebuild
by: Lars Grimsrud

linkgo C2/C3 Replace Front Wheel Bearing
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo C2/C3 Front Wheel Bearing Repack
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo C2/C3 Upper Control Arm Bushings
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo C2/C3 Replace Driveshaft U-Joint
by: Corvette Magazine

pdf Trailing Arm Rebuild
by: Gary Ramadei

linkgo C2/C3 Trailing Arm Rebuild - part 1
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo C2/C3 Trailing Arm Rebuild - part 2
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo C2/C3 Replace Halfshaft U-Joint
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo C2/C3 Replace Rear Susp. Parts
by: Corvette Magazine

pdf C2/C3 U-Joint Replacement
by: Gary Ramadei

linkgo C2/C3 Steering articles collection
by: Jim Shea

































pdf Eaton Spring
by: John Hinckley

pdf Leaf Spring
by: Joe Lucia

linkgo C2/C3 Rear Leaf Spring
by: Duntov Motors

pdf How to Set Rear Camber
by: Lars Grimsrud

pdf Steering Box Rebuild
by: Bill Bradley & Duke Williams

pdf Steering Box Rebuild
by: Gary Ramadei

pdf Steering Column Components
by: Dave Zuberer

linkgo Rear Suspension Alignment
by: Duntov Motors

pdf C2 Alignment
info from John Hinckley

linkgo Steering Box Rebuild
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo C2/C3 Power Steering Rebuild
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo C2/C3 R & R Rear Spindles
by: Duntov Motors

pdf Steering Box Adjustment
by: GM



































Timing & Vacuum Advance

pdf Timing 101
by: John Hinckley

pdf Mapping Advance
by: John Hinckley

pdf Timing for Peak Performance
by: Lars Grimsrud

pdf HEI Timing
by: Lars Grimsrud
pdf Vacuum Explained
by: Lars Grimsrud

pdf Vacuum Advance Specs
by: Lars Grimsrud & Duke Williams

jpg TCS Solenoid
by: unknown

pdf Vacuum Fitting
by: Dave Zuberer

Tools

pdf Oil Prime Tool Tech
by: John Hinckley

pdf Wiper Arm Tool
by: Dave Zuberer




jpg Reveal Clip Tool
Photo by John Hinckley

pdf Rear Spindle Set-up Tool
by: Neville Williams & Carl Nagel




Transmission, Shifter, Clutch & Rear

pdf Muncie ID
by: unknown

jpg Muncie w/ Shifter & Linkage
by: unknown

pdf Auto Tranny Shifting Info
by: unknown

pdf Manual Trans Fluid Change
by: unknown

linkgo Muncie Rebuild
by: Gary Howard

linkgo Muncie Rebuild - part 1
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo Muncie Rebuild - part 2
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo Super T-10 Rebuild
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo Transmission Ratios Defined
by: Paul Cangialosi

pdf 63-79 Differential Rebuild
by: Gary Ramadei

pdf Diff. - Fitting a HP Steel Cap
by: Gary Ramadei

pdf Diff. - Replace Pinion Seal
by: Gary Ramadei







pdf Shifter Buzz
by: GM

pdf Shifter Rattle
info by John Hinckley

jpg Shifter Alignment tool
by: unknown

linkgo 64-81 4-Speed Shifter Rebuild
by: Corvette Magazine

jpg Speedo Gear Chart
by: GM

jpg Speedo Gear Chart II
by: GM

pdf Clutch Diagnosis
by: unknown

jpg Clutch Linkage
by: unknown

linkgo Speedometer Cable Replacement
by: Corvette Magazine

linkgo Differential
by: Duntov Motors

pdf Posi Tuning
by: Gary Ramadei











Valvetrain

pdf Solid Lifter Valve Adjustment
by: John Hinckley & Duke Williams

pdf Valve Sequence Adjustment
(goes with article by Hinckley / Williams)

pdf How To Adjust Valve Lash
by: Lars Grimsrud




Wheels & Tires

pdf C2 KO Wheel Instructions
by: Corvette America

pdf Wheel Balance
by: John Hinckley








count at 307 files/links

last updated on 10/24/11



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