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 […]

Enthusiasts that have installed long tube headers may find that their engines are running in opened loop because the O2 sensor is not heated to 600 degrees. This is especially true if the O2 bung is relocated to the collector. In the case of the Hooker 2149 header, the bung is located on the #7 […]

Headlight Motor Repair Procedure The following instructions detail the repairing of the headlight motors for the C4, using Tools Needed: 1/4\” drive 10mm socket 1/4\” drive 13mm socket 1/4\” drive Torx #30 Nutdriver with 1/4\” socket Hammer Pliers Small punch Awl or sharp nail Truarc snap ring pliers Materials Needed: WD-40 Hand Cleaner Grease Parts […]

… 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 […]

This method worked for me on my PKE-equipped \’93 Corvette. Another guy and I shook the car so much the keys slid off the dash and onto the passenger floor! Anyway, here\’s how to save a call to the locksmith… What you\’ll need: 10-ga. wire, about 3\’ long (a coathanger might work, but generally the […]