Tag: drivetrain

A Corvette in a German Suit

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The Corvette is American’s Sports Car. There is no debate, but if you’ve ever wondered how it would look in a German GT suit or thought to yourself, “I’d really love a BMW M3 but the power is SERIOUSLY lacking,” it’s your lucky day. Currently on Ebay is a 1997 BMW M3 powered by good ol’ […] More »

  Comments | By - December 30, 2013

2010 Corvette Grand Sport Review

2010 Grand Sport General Motors has used the C6 Corvette to showcase a variety of different trimlines and the newest chapter in the success story is the 2010 Corvette Grand Sport.  The name is new for 2010 but the equipment options are not, as the Grand Sport is effectively replacing the Z51 package with some […] More »

  Comments | By - June 22, 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

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

Notes for Rebuilding a 1992-1996 Tilt Steering Core

I rebuilt the steering column in my \’93 automatic using a column out of a parted-out \’96 manual. The steering colum core is pot metal or very low quality cast steel. The yoke around the pivot pins stretches and wallows out, allowing down-and-left play in the column that is disconcerting. it requires repair or replacement […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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