C6 Z06 Corvette Engine Fails, Valves Intact; Mystery Ensues
Just because you get the heads done and swap to solid valves, it doesn’t stop your C6 Z06 motor from failing in a terrifyingly catastrophic way.
How to Adjust Your Chevy Valve Lash by Lars Grimsrud SVE Automotive Restoration Musclecar, Collector & Exotic Auto Repair & Restoration Broomfield, CO Rev. A 2-7-01 This tech paper will discuss the adjustment of Chevrolet hydraulic lifters (“valve lash”). The procedure outlined here differs slightly from the Service Manual, and is based on my years […] More »
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 »
I recently performed this small feat by not following the Haynes Manual instructions. For the driver\’s side valve cover removal the manual descibed removing the serpentine belt and the alternator in order that the valve cover could be moved forward for removal. I noticed the cover for the wiper motor at the firewall and with […] More »