by John Richman How do you get under a C4 to change oil & filter? Conventional ramps are too steep and perilously slip. I made a set in the Fall in a few nights for under $45. Start with 10 clean 2x6x8 pine boards. Mark 27\” in from each end and draw a line from […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]