When replacing the air filter , I noticed the plastic airbox was warped. Judging from the type of plastic (Kydex?) this was no surprise. I read about using silicon sealant to build up the low areas, but since I am familiar with (some) plastics, I decided to straighten it. It\’s easy. You will need: * […]

How to Set Your Timing for Peak Performance (Non-HEI) by Lars Grimsrud SVE Automotive Restoration Musclecar, Collector & Exotic Auto Repair & Restoration Broomfield, CO Rev. B 4-18-01 This tech paper will discuss setting the timing on a Chevy V8. This procedure also applies to other GM V8s. The procedure outlined here differs from the […]

How to Replace your Waterpump & Timing Chain by Lars Grimsrud SVE Automotive Restoration Musclecar, Collector & Exotic Auto Repair & Restoration Broomfield, CO Rev. B 6-15-00 This tech paper will discuss the replacement of the waterpump and the timing chain & gears on a 1985 L98 (“regular” Chevy 350) C4 Corvette. Other years are […]

If your Corvette seat shows a gap between the seat leather and the side seat bezel, the bezel might be broken, or start to brake at the front screw, attaching the bezel to the seat. In my case it looked like this: After a while it bothers me, and i ordered a set of new […]

How to Replace Your Front Brakes by Lars Grimsrud SVE Automotive Restoration Musclecar, Collector & Exotic Auto Repair & Restoration Broomfield, CO This tech paper will discuss the replacement of the front brake pads and rotors on the C-4 Corvettes. This paper deals specifically with the ’84 – ’87 model years, and applies generally to […]