Tag: C5

Spark Plug and Ignition Wire Removal and Installation for the C5 Corvette LS1

The C5 Corvette comes with Platinum Tip “100,000 Mile” AC -Delco Plugs. It also comes with about 7mm, carbon resistor based, plug wires. To me the C5 LS1 deserves better SPARK PLUGS: I chose to go with NGK TR55 Solid Copper Core plugs. I got them from my local O-Reilly Parts store. They are only […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Add MP3 Playback Ability to Your C5 for $400

Add mp3 playback ability to your C5 for $400! I recently undertook a simple project to add an mp3 changer to my stock Corvette deck. Since I bought my 2001 Corvette new, I really didn�t think the stock CD changer was a good value at well over $500. I decided to wait patiently for something […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

How to Bleed the Clutch Hydraulics

My C5 recently was exhibiting hydraulic clutch problems. It was not releasing all the way causing hard shifting and grinding gears! I checked the fluid in the master cylinder and it was at the right level but it was dirty! It was dark gray and pieces of something were floating in it. After posting a […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Step by Step Shift Knob Install on a 2000 Corvette Coupe

Here is a how-to primer for installing a shift knob on a C5 Corvette. The knob used in this example is the Phantom Shift Knob with the Kung-Fu… er… Pistol Grip and C5 logo available from Mid America Designs. The cost was $49.95 less 15% since it was ordered at Chevy Vette Fest in Chicago […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Bassani X pipe/Offroad Pipe Combination

For those of you wanting to have an X pipe, but don\’t want to cut up your stock setup, Bassani offers a combination of pipes that will allow you to bolt on an xpipe, get rid of those pesky cats, save weight, and as a bonus release raw LS1/LS6 exhausts into the atmosphere! I have […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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