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 Rolled Exhaust Plate Install

Please note: I installed a C5 rolled exhaust plate from Xtreme Motorsports. I am confident that this tech tip will work for others as well, but check measurments first to be sure. Sorry there are no pics, my sister borrowed my digital camera. One other tip: Don\’t say to yourself \”this would be a great […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Lower a Z06 Front LOWER Than Tightening the Bolts Will Allow

8-19-01 How to lower the front of your Z06 LOWER than just tightening the front bolts will allow… First step, make sure the car is jacked up securely, you put on the parking break, and you block the rear tires. Pull of the wheel and get ready to work. It makes the job easier if […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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