Tag: coolant

Car Air Conditioning Maintenance: Chevrolet Corvette

Have you jumped into your Chevrolet Corvette after having it stored for the winter, only to find out that when you hit the open road your air condition system was blowing luke-warm air?  Air condition repairs can be incredibly expensive due to the number of specific tools needed for a proper servicing but there are […] More »

  Comments | By - October 5, 2010

C4 Throttle Body Coolant By-Pass

This is just another view of this procedure that was published 6/15/01. Horse power can be increased by cooling the air that passes through the throttle body, My ’93 routes hot coolant through the throttle body to prevent the valve from freezing. The hot coolant also heats the air in the summer months. So, if […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Coolant Flushing Tool

I made an adapter that allows the cooling system to be flushed using your garden hose. Here is what I did: drain the cooling system by taking out both knock sensors. Take one of the knock sensors to Lowes or Home Depot and buy two brass nipples, one end with the same pipe thread as […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Keeping Coolant and Radiator Free of Corrosion

While I think that we all pretty much understand the make up/qualities of antifreeze or coolant it is more important than ever to be able to judge the condition of that liquid in our cooling systems. Scale and deposits can eat away at our metal parts especially aluminum. How can we, inexpensively monitor the condition […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

LT1 Coolant Change Procedure

I take no credit for this info. This info was given when I asked \”how to\” and I thought I\’d polish & post it for future reference. Thanks to all for the help! LT-1 Coolant Change Procedure: In order to do a good flush you have to remove both knock sensors out of the block, […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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