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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Recently I had to remove the air cleaner plenum for the first time. Unfortunately, when I tried to spin the plastic thumbscrews holding the plenum, they simply spun and did not release the plenum. Having never removed the plenum before I didn’t know how it was attached to the radiator shroud below it. I consulted […]

http://www.the-reeds.com/optispark_conversion.htm The Optispark is the distributor that was installed on all late model LT1′s and LT4′s. This distributor was installed on : 1992 – 1996 LT1/LT4 Corvettes (Y-Body) 1993 – 1997 LT1/LT4 Camaro’s, Trans Ams (F-Body) 1994 – 1996 Fleetwood (D-Body) 1994 – 1996 Impala, Caprice, Roadmaster (B-Body) The concept of the Optispark was a […]