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Old 12-02-2017, 07:49 PM
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Hello all, just wanted to post all of the instructional How To threads I've written in one location so they are easier to find. As I write new content, this thread will be updated so feel free to bookmark this page!

Also, if there is something you feel we need a How To thread on, please let me know and I can see about putting something together!

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Brake-System:

HOW TO: Adding Z51/Z06 Brake Cooling Ducts and Deflectors to Base Stingray
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...-stingray.html

HOW TO: Z51 Brake System Upgrade for Base Model Stingray
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...-stingray.html


Body / Aesthetics:

HOW TO: Painting C7 Engine Bay Parts
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...bay-parts.html

HOW TO: Restore mirror finish to polished aluminum after a chemical mishap!
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...al-mishap.html

HOW TO: Installing JW Motorsports Side Skirts on a C7
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...s-on-a-c7.html

HOW TO: Installing JW Motorsports Stage 2 (and Stage 3) Front Splitter on a C7
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...r-on-a-c7.html

HOW TO: C7 Front Fender and Headlamp Removal
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...p-removal.html


Engine / Mechanical:

HOW TO: Installing a new LMR 160 Thermostat and Housing
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...d-housing.html

HOW TO: EdgyVette C7 E85 Stealth Flex Fuel Kit Installation
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...tallation.html

HOW TO: Install Alky Control Meth Injection system in a C7
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...m-in-a-c7.html

HOW TO: Add a new Windshield Washer Reservoir & Pump & Relocating them on a NON-Z51
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...a-non-z51.html

HOW TO: C7 LT1 Complete Engine Removal Procedure Guide in 50 steps (on jack stands!)
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...ck-stands.html

HOW TO: Honing the Cylinders in your LT1 Block
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...lt1-block.html

HOW TO: Replacing LT1 Pistons / Installing Vengeance Racing Drop-In LT1 Pistons
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...1-pistons.html

HOW TO: File Fitting and Installing New Piston Rings and Checking Oil Ring Tension
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...g-tension.html

HOW TO: Check Main & Rod Bearing Clearances with Plastigage
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...lastigage.html

HOW TO: LT1 Camshaft and Cylinder Head Install Guide
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...all-guide.html

HOW TO: Installing a Cam Phaser Limiter
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...r-limiter.html

HOW TO: Degree Your C7 LT1 Camshaft!
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...-camshaft.html

HOW TO: C7 Rocker Arm Trunnion Upgrades
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...-upgrades.html

HOW TO: Installing a Fuel Pump Lash Cap in an LT1 and Checking for Proper Clearances
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...learances.html


Driveline / Transmission / Clutch:

HOW TO: Install a Mantic Twin Disc Clutch and Flywheel in your C7
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...n-your-c7.html

Tuning:

HOW TO: Disable AFM Exhaust Valve Actuators with HP Tuners
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...hp-tuners.html

HOW TO: Connecting an Innovate Motorsports AFR/Boost Gauge to HP Tuners
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...hp-tuners.html

Other Member Submitted HOW TO: Guides:


Theta's Master List of How-To Guides for C7 Corvette Stingray
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...-stingray.html

GT Seat to Competition Seat Conversion
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...onversion.html

Manual transmission and rear differential fluid service
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...d-service.html

How To: Tranny Flush with Mobil 1 Synthetic LV ATF HP without dropping the pan
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...g-the-pan.html

The Geezer's Navtool installation
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...tallation.html

How-To: Lower The Vehicle on Stock Bolts
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...nd-photos.html

How-To: Install Flex Fuel Sensor (In engine bay)
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...r-install.html

How-To: Convert/Swap Upper Interior Panels to Suded Microfiber
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...th-photos.html

How-To: Remove Rear Fascia (with Pictures)
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...r-removal.html

How-To: Remove Front Fascia / Front Bumper Cover (with Video & Pictures)
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...val-video.html

How-To: Self-Calibrate Stubborn TPMS Sensors
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...ere-s-how.html

How To: Image Lights C7 specific
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...-specific.html

How To: Range AFM Disabler – No More Parasitic Battery Drain via Relay in Cord
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...y-in-cord.html

How To: Install a Leather Airbag Cover Yourself
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...-yourself.html

How To: Suede Z06 D shaped steering wheel WITHOUT Z06 logo
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...-z06-logo.html

How To: Install DSC Sport Controller
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...ontroller.html

Jet Vet's DIY wide body conversion project
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...n-project.html

Joemosfet's DIY widebody conversion project
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...n-project.html

How To: Add NPP Switch - True Manual On/Off Valve Control
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...e-control.html

How To: NPP Reverse-Engineered - Full Open/Close, Non-Factory-NPP Retrofit
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...-retrofit.html

How to install: DIY American Racing Mid-Length Headers
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...h-headers.html

DIY: Adding Z51 Sways to a base C7
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...a-base-c7.html

How to remove your rear lower fascia / bumper cover for exhaust removal
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...al-w-pics.html

How-to: Add Z06 fender spats to a Stingray with APR / similar aero with canards
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...h-canards.html


Informational:

Race Fuels and how they compare to each other for power (E85, C85, & Meth included!)
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...post1596294482


Stay tuned, this thread will be updated frequently as new material is created.

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Nice, just checked out your write up on Painting C7 Engine Bay parts.

I'll have to book mark it for later.
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HOW TO: Installing JW Motorsports Stage 2 Front Splitter on a C7
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Updated list and added:

Informational section created, first entry added for:
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Super clean car and super smart dude. Great work Anthony!
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Super clean car and super smart dude. Great work Anthony!
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Dude , this is awesome.

is there a DIY for removal of front fenders?
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Dude , this is awesome.

is there a DIY for removal of front fenders?
Thanks, Cajun! There is still some DIY info in the older how to's in the tech section. Here is a link: https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...-stingray.html

Go to the section labelled:

"Exterior Body Panels / Trim"

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Thanks, Cajun! There is still some DIY info in the older how to's in the tech section. Here is a link: https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...-stingray.html

Go to the section labelled:

"Exterior Body Panels / Trim"

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Thanks. I see rear but not front fenders
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Thanks. I see rear but not front fenders
Updated list. Added:

HOW TO: C7 Front Fender and Headlamp Removal
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Man you are all over it!

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Anyone have the wiring diagram for the C7 Z MAF and O2 sensors. Tuning the new PTS single turbo and car wont go into closed loop. Thinking it is signal issue to MAF or O2s

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Anyone have the wiring diagram for the C7 Z MAF and O2 sensors. Tuning the new PTS single turbo and car wont go into closed loop. Thinking it is signal issue to MAF or O2s

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I can probably pull the diagram later tonight when I get home
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Does anyone have an ECU pin out diagram for 2016 ZO6?
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Does anyone have an ECU pin out diagram for 2016 ZO6?
My manual is for 2014. So is pre-Z06. Not sure if theu are different. I can get you a copy of the 2014 though if it helps.
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