Tag: brakes

The C5 Corvette: An Overview

Corvette manufactured the C5 from 1997 through 2004.  At the time the C5 Corvette was introduced, the 1997 C5 featured an all-new drive train. The transmission moved to the rear of the car. As part of a trans-axle assembly, the transmission was connected to the engine by a torque tube. This arrangement improved the front-to-rear […] More »

  Comments | By - April 25, 2011

Bureau of Automotiive Repair Brake Diagnosis and Bleeding Procedures

According to the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) brake inspection & repair manual the only bleeding method that will detect all leaks and bleed the system at the same time is to slide the box end of a combination wrench onto a bleeder, attach a clear hose to the bleeder valve, other end into a […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Cheap One-Man Brake Bleeder

so how many of you have wives (or husbands) that are tired of getting called out to the garage to pump the brake pedal while you bleed the calipers? don\’t do enough brake work to warrant buying a vacuum or pressure brake bleeder? here\’s a super easy and cheap way to do it all by […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

How to Install Hydroboster Brake System

I’m writing this post as a way to contribute to other members and I hope it helps. I by no means know everything. I am a simple weekend mechanic with faults. If there any gross technical errors I hope some of the gurus will chime in to correct me. Fear not I have my flame […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

How to Replace the Front Brakes

How to Replace Your Front Brakes by Lars Grimsrud SVE Automotive Restoration Musclecar, Collector & Exotic Auto Repair & Restoration Broomfield, CO This tech paper will discuss the replacement of the front brake pads and rotors on the C-4 Corvettes. This paper deals specifically with the ’84 – ’87 model years, and applies generally to […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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