Tag: coolant

Prepping Your Corvette For Winter: Part 2 – Driving

Refusing to let winter keep you away from your Corvette in 2017? Here are seven steps to winter-proofing your pride and joy.

  Comments | By - January 9, 2017

Car Air Conditioning Maintenance: Chevrolet Corvette

Have you jumped into your Chevrolet Corvette after having it stored for the winter, only to find out that when you hit the open road your air condition system was blowing luke-warm air?  Air condition repairs can be incredibly expensive due to the number of specific tools needed for a proper servicing but there are […] More »

  Comments | By - October 5, 2010

LT1 Throttle Body Coolant Bypass

One of the most effective ways to cool your intake charge is to bypass the 180+ degree coolant flowing through your LT1 throttle body. The current purpose for the coolant flowing through the throttle body is to prevent it from freezing under extremely cold temperatures. This is great to keep if you park your LT1 […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

C4 Throttle Body Coolant By-Pass

This is just another view of this procedure that was published 6/15/01. Horse power can be increased by cooling the air that passes through the throttle body, My ’93 routes hot coolant through the throttle body to prevent the valve from freezing. The hot coolant also heats the air in the summer months. So, if […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Coolant Flushing Tool

I made an adapter that allows the cooling system to be flushed using your garden hose. Here is what I did: drain the cooling system by taking out both knock sensors. Take one of the knock sensors to Lowes or Home Depot and buy two brass nipples, one end with the same pipe thread as […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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