Tag: C5

C5 Corvette: How to change the brake pads

Changing the brake pads in the C5 Corvettes is pretty simple, But here is a run through with a few tricks to make it as easy as possible. Tools Needed: 15mm box-end wrench 16mm open-end wrench 15mm socket wrench 2 large flat-head screw drivers Large C-Clamp First off, remove the wheel to get at the […] More »

  Comments | By - August 17, 2010

C5 Corvette: How to change the oil

Changing the oil in your C5 Corvette Items Needed:Oil (Check your owners manual for the proper amount and type)Oil Filter (If your manual doesn’t tell you a filter size, check your local parts store)Floor JackRampsJack StandsCatch PanPaper TowelsWrench or Socket Set for the oil plugOil Filter Wrench (Not needed, but it can be helpful)

  Comments | By - July 16, 2010

C5 Factory Stereo Removal

Tools required- torx drivers (#15) metric sockets & driver (7, 10 mm) phillips screwdriver 1) remove the center console cover by removing the 4 phillips screws that attach it to its hinge 2) remove the plastic covers at the back of the console area to expose the nuts securing the back part of the console […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Installation of Non-Factory Transaxle and Shift Points

If you plan to install a non factory transaxle (3.42, 3.73, etc) in your automatic equipped C-5, you will also need a computer upgrade. Without the computer upgrade, your shift points will be hosed. For example, your car will not shift before redline and will bounce off the rev limiter, then shift. This is not […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Upgrade Stock Alarm With a Shock Sensor

Introduction. I basically followed this post http://www.c5-corvette.com/c5_alarm.htm The only thing I did different was placing the shock sensor against the drive tunnel – still effective but much easier that way. Materials. You�ll need a shock sensor. I�ve used a CodeAlram IR-S shock sensor, which I got from a local CodeAlarm dealer for $30. The sensor […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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