Tag: C5

Five Tips for Taking it to the Track 1

Moderation is the Key to Mods A hot cam, the stickiest R-compound tires and the latest trick suspension pieces aren’t going to do anything for a track neophyte. And since classes are mostly defined by the level of track prep, you might just wind up modding yourself out of your class.      Plus, there’s […] More »

  Comments | By - September 1, 2010

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 Exhaust Install

Step 1 1. Remove the upper stabilizer bolt and the lower stabilizer nut. Remove stabilizer bar from mount and swing down. Tools required: 18mm socket, 15mm wrench Step 2 2. Remove the muffler support brackets. Tools required: 13mm socket with extension Step 3 3. Remove the 4 bolts that attach the left and right muffler […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

How To Overcome Column Lock Failure

While waiting for my car to be serviced (oil/filter change), I noticed a Red 99 or 00 C5 (6-Speed )coming in on a flat-bed tow truck. As I suspected it was being transported to the dealership for a Column Lock failure. The tow drive unloaded the locked up car right in front of me and […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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