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Car Will Not Start When Hot!

Hello This is a simple one that stumped me for about 1 year! I installed Full Length Headers on my 1991 Corvette (L98) the Headers are Headman Headers and they are not Jet coated or powder coated. Well after 1 weeks time my car would not start when it got hot? MMMMM Headers so i […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Hard Start Fuel Problem Diagnosis

… Here are the sure fail tests for the fuel system to save you time and money.. Take a fuel pressure gauge attach it to the schraeder valve.. turn the key on and off a few time to build up the pressure in the system… If you are having starting trouble the pressure will probably […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Possible Cause of Hard Start and No Fuel Pressure

During a Q & A session at Corvettes at Carlisle 2001 Gordon Killebrew mentioned one cause of fuel pump problems. Under the plate that secures the fuel pump assembly to the top of the gas tank is a small black connector. With time the pins and socket of this connector can become oxidized to such […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Random Starting LT1

I have a 1992 LT1 that had a very random start problem. Fuel Pressure was Ok, Spark to plugs was fine, no error codes were set in ECM. Once the car started it ran fine. Finally took a #47 (12Volt) bulb and put it across the fuel injector wires. Found that when the car was […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010