Tag: brakes

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 »

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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 »

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Parking Brake Adjustment

I posted this fix several years ago, but it was lost in the software upgrade… When My C5 was new the e brake barely worked,, I took it to the dealer, and was told that brakes are a wear item and that I would have to pay for new shoes.. the car had less than […] More »

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Trick for Removing Rear Brake Calipers

If you\’d wish to avoid getting into working on the small steel brake line fittings to remove the rear caliper, first remove the retaining pin and brake pads. This also reduces caliper weight for handling. Then break the large flex hose fitting at the caliper, grab the caliper and rotate it to twist it off […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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