Tag: C4

C4 Front Spring Removal

I have gotten lots of emails for this write up so I\’m dropping it in here also. Front spring removal on a C4 Corvette (This covers non adjustable suspensions. However adjustable suspensions should be the same except the shock & actuator removal & handling.) NEVER PLACE ANY BODY PART UNDER OR NEAR THE COMPRESSED SPRING! […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Early LT1 Power Steering Upgrades for Reliability at Higher RPM

>>LT1 P/S Failure Overview: The previous owner of my car had 2 types of recurring, very frustrating failures of a \’93 LT1. This resulted in DNF\’s and mandatory trailering after about 12 of 24 road track events. We battled these issues by installing fresh factory and aftermarket parts. This was fruitless. Special SCCA Trans Am […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

How to Fix Rubber Coating on Console

I\’ve been piddling around with a fix for this, because I\’ve seen a bunch of posts on this topic. I used a can of black Plastikote rubber coating, and cut it down with thinner until it had a paint-like consistency. I then used my airbrush and compressor to spray several coats on spare pieces of […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Lower a C4

Lowering the ride height on your 84-96 Corvette by Bill Rauch Whenever I think about lowering a car, the old Cheech & Chong movie pops to mind that begins with Chong strutting around his “Chebby” dusting it off to the tune of “Low, Low, Low – Low Rider”. Well, to quote famous engine builder Myron […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

R-406A Can Replace R-12

Forum members ought to know that there is an alternative to converting an R-12 A/C system to R-134a. R-406A is a federally approved direct replacement for R-12. The procedures for use are the same as with any refrigerant. You typically would not add refrigerant to any system but would rather reclaim what is in the […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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