Tag: C4

1994 Firebird Part for 1991-1996 Corvette Front Hub Bearing

Thanks to TomH91 for the tip (and promise that it would work). I replaced my front hub bearings with 1994 Firebird parts. Why? Cuz the SKF bearings are in stock at Pep Boys for $109 and the vette parts have disappeared at prices below $200. What\’s the difference? Hardly anything. The Firebird flange that bolts […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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

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