Tag: engine

How To Bleed a Master Cylinder

Most instruction manuals indicate that you should place the Master Cylinder in a vise and then use a dowel rod to press on the plunger to bleed the air out of the Master Cylinder. I found an easier way is to bleed the air out of the system backwards. Supplies: Fittings for bleeding hose (usually […] More »

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How to Connect Headers to Cats

I have installed two sets of Melrose LT headers in C5\’s. These go in with minimum hassel and work great. To finish the job you need the following items: One 3\” \’U\’ bend. Four 3\” header flanges Any decent 110 MIG welder w/mixed gas (use nothing larger than .022 MIG wire). Skill saw w/ abrasive […] More »

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How to Determine Top Dead Center

How to Determine Top Dead Center (With the Engine in the Car) by Lars Grimsrud SVE Automotive Restoration Musclecar, Collector & Exotic Auto Repair & Restoration Broomfield, CO Rev. New 4-26-01 For some reason, Chevrolet engines have a bad tendency for the harmonic balancer to “slip.” The failure mode is very subtle and difficult to […] More »

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Idle Air Control (IAC) Valve for LT1 and LT4

This is from the 1994 GM Factory Serive Manual, Book 2: IDLE AIR CONTROL (IAC) VALVE Remove or Disconnect 1. Electrical connector from IAC valve. 2. IAC valve assembly attaching screws. 3. IAC valve assembly. NOTICE: On IAC valves that have been in service: Do not push or pull on the IAC valve pintle. The […] More »

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IPC Codes

The IPC display, the 20-character, vacuum florescent screen above the steering column that says “Corvette by Chevrolet” every time you turn on the key is a powerful device. DIY Service Techs are going to be most interested in the LPG�s ability to show diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) for all the modules that transmit them.. The […] More »

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