My C5 recently was exhibiting hydraulic clutch problems. It was not releasing all the way causing hard shifting and grinding gears! I checked the fluid in the master cylinder and it was at the right level but it was dirty! It was dark gray and pieces of something were floating in it. After posting a […]

There are several different ways to adjust hydraulic lifter preload and all of them will work if they are done correctly. It\’s just that one procedure is easier than the others, at least for me it is. The procedure I use and recommend to everyone asking for instructions are essentially the same as those recommended […]

How to Adjust your Early C4 TPS and Idle Speed by Lars Grimsrud SVE Automotive Restoration Musclecar, Collector & Exotic Auto Repair & Restoration Broomfield, CO Rev. New 6-15-00 This tech paper will discuss the procedure for correct adjustment of the Minimum Idle Speed and for adjustment of the Throttle Position Switch (TPS) on the […]

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 […]