Tag: C4

How to Repair and Rebuild your Alternator

How to Repair & Rebuild your Alternator by Lars Grimsrud SVE Automotive Restoration Musclecar, Collector & Exotic Auto Repair & Restoration Broomfield, CO This tech paper will discuss the disassembly, diagnostics, and repair of GM Delco alternators used after 1971, and specifically discuss the alternators used from 1971 to 1988. Alternators used after 1988 are […] More »

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LT1 to LT4 Instrument Cluster R&R

I thought I\’d share a \”How-To\” regarding an LT1 to LT4 instrument cluster R&R Here\’s what we\’re doing… From this To this Tools you\’ll need: – Torque wrench (in/lb) – Torx bit set – Phillips head screw driver – 7, 10, 15mm sockets w/ratchet – 6\” ratchet extension Before doing the job, it would be […] More »

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Remove Valve Cover on a 1985 Corvette

I recently performed this small feat by not following the Haynes Manual instructions. For the driver\’s side valve cover removal the manual descibed removing the serpentine belt and the alternator in order that the valve cover could be moved forward for removal. I noticed the cover for the wiper motor at the firewall and with […] More »

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Worn Wire Loom Behind Battery Tray

While replacing the battery in a \’92 I noticed that the large harness that runs behind the battery tray had the wire loom worn off by rubbing against the rear of the battery tray – this tray has a lip that is rather sharp. Before any wires were frayed, I decided to repair the wrap […] More »

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Additional Headlight Bushing Replacement Info 1988 Corvette

Following the tech tip from Jeff Loftis, I found these two circumstances to be true for my 1988. I don\’t know if this will apply to other model years. 1) One of the two torx bolts holding the headlight motor to the frame is blocked by another part of the headlight bracket assembly. Theres is […] More »

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