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Old 06-23-2015, 11:00 PM   #41
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looks like the link for my brake upgrade on the first page guide is actually pointing to the thread for lowering on stock bolts..
Sorry about that - fixed again.
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The following How-To Guides cover numerous topics and offer pictures, explanations, specifications, schematics, etc of how to work on your C7 Corvette Stingray.

These How-To Guides are neither endorsed by nor property of Corvette Forum or myself in any way/shape/form. All liability stemming from any actions taken in relation to these guides is solely placed upon the user.

Please continue to check back often, as this thread will continue to grow as more How-To Guides are added!

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Updated (2/28/15) - Major Overhaul, Added Sections/Dividers, Added Member How-To Guides Section

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No worries, bud.

On mine (which should be the same plastic casting), the clips were front (toward the hood) and back (toward the cabin).

Several people have broken these, and there is no easy part replacement - you need the whole damned tube assembly. A lot of it came from being cold and brittle in the winter months. With heat from a recently-warm engine, I think they'd come out rather easily.

If you do end up breaking it, one of the clips will fall into the hole - use a spring-grabber or a dowel and bubble gum to grab it out. Ask how I know... After that, you can get by with the single clip and a larger O-ring to hold it in place.

Edit: This reminds me to look in the newly-updated GMSO parts system to see if they sell just those connectors. I'm sure a lot of people will end up breaking them sooner or later.
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Old 08-24-2015, 08:20 PM   #44
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When removing the rear rotors you might want to add a note to make sure the parking brake is not applied. One question do I need to disable the cable adjuster when replacing my rear brake rotors ?

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Old 08-30-2015, 01:59 PM   #45
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I did a how-to for installing Alky Meth on a C7 to add to the list of member how to's

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...post1590334007
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Old 08-31-2015, 10:38 AM   #46
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Old 10-12-2015, 08:00 PM   #47
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While I would have preferred for you to have started a new thread for this, there is a simple answer.

The connector you're talking about is held in with two plastic clips on either side of the opening. Carefully pull on it while applying gentle force with a very thin panel tool to loosen one clip side and then repeat for the other.

The clips are quite fragile - mine broke the first time it was removed.


So what you are saying is that the clips are on the underside of that white connector, inside the coil cover?


If so, can't you just lift up on the coil cover and reach under there to release the clip?
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Old 10-13-2015, 09:55 AM   #48
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I love reading all these how-to's, thank you very much for posting them! Any chance I could bribe you into posting one for the M7 transmission fluid change as well?
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Hard to draw concrete conclusions with different ambient temps at all the track days since the installation. It did not solve the problem though I know that for certain as I had a DIC trans temp warning after 20 mins in 90F weather. I did a track day this last weekend with ambient temps of 65F and by manually paddle shifting my trans only got to 252. The combination of exhaust wrap near the trans, DEI cool tape in al exposed trans lines near the exhaust, Z06 scoops and manually paddle shifting worked in this low air temps.
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Old 10-26-2015, 06:24 AM   #50
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Great info. Thanks.
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Old 02-17-2016, 10:36 AM   #51
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Here is a great video on how to change the air filter on the new C7 Corvette.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrJsC5aZeA4
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Does anyone have a write up or anything on the location and removal of the PCM/ECU? That'd be greatly appreciated.
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Here is a Feb. 2016 GM Bulletin that updates the Track Alignment Procedure.

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How about a how to guide on the red seat belt swap? I found the tread about swapping the interior pieces to suede and that gives a pretty good idea, but not the whole job. Thanks
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Trying to install a show & Go front licence plate on my 2016 c7 z51 3lt.

The one I purchased is manual and should be easy install, but picture & detail is so small and dark I can't figure it out. Anyone have or know of video I could watch? Also their is a bracket that screws into existing screw holes, but one of the screws is also a snap head screw used for the front bra install. Any ideas on how to do this? Thanks
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Quick question: What is the easiest way to run a wire from the engine compartment into the cockpit? I want to install a switch for Wild to Mild equivalent. Thanks
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The following How-To Guides cover numerous topics and offer pictures, explanations, specifications, schematics, etc of how to work on your C7 Corvette Stingray.

These How-To Guides are neither endorsed by nor property of Corvette Forum or myself in any way/shape/form. All liability stemming from any actions taken in relation to these guides is solely placed upon the user.

Please continue to check back often, as this thread will continue to grow as more How-To Guides are added!

We hope you will find these guides useful.

Updated (2/28/15) - Major Overhaul, Added



Sections/Dividers, Added Member How-To Guides Section


Updated (4/8/15) - Added Additional Member How-Tos

Updated (4/29/15) - Added Front/Rear Brake Rotor How-Tos

Updated (7/21/15) - Added Additional User-Submitted How-Tos / Cleaned-Up Some Older How-To Entries

Updated (8/26/15) - Added Additional User-Submitted How-Tos
_______________________________________

  • Fastener Tightening / Torque Values:

  • General:

  • Brakes:

  • Exhaust:

  • Steering / Suspension:

  • Transmission:

  • Electrical:

  • Engine Maintenance:

  • Interior Panels / Trim:

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  • Engine / Powerplant:



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Thanks for this info. Cheers
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Old 08-09-2017, 05:08 PM   #60
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Thanks to all who have contributed to this awesome thread. Helped me out several times in my 9 months of ownership. Here's one I'm searching for. Has anyone done a seatbelt swap write up? I know the concept, remove most of the side panels, but looking more specifically for tips and tricks to speed up the process or more importantly, avoid any damage
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