Tag: engine

1994 Firebird Part for 1991-1996 Corvette Front Hub Bearing

Thanks to TomH91 for the tip (and promise that it would work). I replaced my front hub bearings with 1994 Firebird parts. Why? Cuz the SKF bearings are in stock at Pep Boys for $109 and the vette parts have disappeared at prices below $200. What\’s the difference? Hardly anything. The Firebird flange that bolts […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

No Cost Air Pump Removal

Best thing to do for no $$$ is to remove all the hoses/air tubes and the diverter box that go to the air pump and the exhaust manifolds, and all the associated brakets. You can cap off the manifold air tubes with 50 cent pipe caps from the hardware store. Removal of this alone will […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Adding 30# SVO Fuel Injectors

Thanks goes out to DV-8 (aka Johnny) from Houston. He was kind enough to help out and take some good pics. Tools Needed: 10mm wrench and/or socket and ratchet small flathead screwdriver. Installation summary: Remove the fuel rail covers (if you have them). I hadn’t driven it for about 24hrs, so I placed a rag […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Optispark Repair

You can make the LT1 \’92-\’94 Optispark setup more reliable than a �95-�96, even with the early distributor configuration. Buy a $12 \’96 GM Vette distributor vacuum harness assy. Buy a $4 clear plastic fuel filter. Buy a $3 tube of premium black Permatex RTV, because it withstands the highest temps. Reserve a long day […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Bloomington Gold

Gordon Killebrew www.gordonkillebrew.com and Ron Kane www.kaneauto.com taught this class in June of 03. Here are the notes I took: When replacing weatherstrip use GM parts for a 95/96. These are the latest designs and will fit and work best. When doing wiring you can prevent corrosion at the joints by using metal connectors from […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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