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04-05-2015, 11:42 AM
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Posted By TheCorvetteKid

Changing Clutch Hydraulic Line ('89) - advice and tips sought

Hey everyone,

Well, after four years I finally managed to get my car back down on the ground this weekend and took it for a little spin. Everything seems to be working well (despite the fact that...
03-22-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,354
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

Wish I knew this before I went ahead and bought a...

Wish I knew this before I went ahead and bought a Red Devil River BT adaptor for use on my '89. Certainly explains why I haven't been able to get mine to work properly. Damn it!

I've tried...
12-27-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

Thanks for the heads up - I'll definitely keep it...

Thanks for the heads up - I'll definitely keep it in mind.

In fact, now that the car is on the ground, I've noticed that the front end sits considerably higher than it did before I started doing...
12-25-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

UPDATE: I figured it out! Turns out, I did...

UPDATE: I figured it out!

Turns out, I did indeed need to get the full weight of the car on it's wheels. The front shocks are now back in place. One step closer to getting that car back on the...
12-24-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

NEED HELP - front shocks won't fit...?

Hi everyone,

I pulled the original front FX3 shocks out of my '89 Corvette about three years ago with the intention of sending them off to Bilstein to have them re-valved. I never got around to...
09-07-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

Hi phrogs, Yup, those are the ones I'm...

Hi phrogs,

Yup, those are the ones I'm looking for! Thanks for posting.

I just got your PM - we can continue our discussion there. Look for my response in the next little bit.
08-23-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

WTB - rear suspension cam washer

Hi everyone,

I know this is a bit of a long-shot but does anyone have a spare or "no longer needed" rear cam washer? This is the cam washer that is used on the nut side (forward in car) of the...
08-09-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 862
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

PayPal payment sent. Please check your PMs...

PayPal payment sent.

Please check your PMs as I believe my old mailing address may have come through with the payment; I sent the correct mailing address via PM shortly after sending payment...
08-08-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 862
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

Interested. PM is on the way. Cheers!

Interested. PM is on the way. Cheers!
06-08-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

Hi Mike, thanks for writing. PM is on the...

Hi Mike, thanks for writing.

PM is on the way!
06-07-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

So if the stock exhaust manifold doesn't have an...

So if the stock exhaust manifold doesn't have an Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) port, then how do the exhaust gases get recirculated to the intake where the EGR valve is?

I know the location of...
06-07-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

Question for those with TPiS long tubes and EGR/A.I.R. connections

Hi all,

I'm in the process of installing a set of TPiS long tubes on my '89 6-speed coupe. My question is for those who have a set of these headers installed along with all the emissions plumbing...
06-05-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

WTB - 85-86 EGR tube

Hi everyone,

Just as the title says, I'm in need of an early style '85-'86 EGR tube. This is the corrugated tube that runs from the exhaust to the intake manifold, with a flared clamp-style...
04-20-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

Thanks for your response vinniemc. The...

Thanks for your response vinniemc.

The interference condition I have it extremely minor as well. The header is just barely touching the frame cross member. But as per the TPiS instructions I am...
04-20-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

If your '84 is a true Z51 car (with a BMH rear...

If your '84 is a true Z51 car (with a BMH rear spring code), then any rear spring will be softer. '84 Z51 cars have the stiffest rear springs of any year C4.

Everything leesvet has written is...
04-20-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

Hi Square, thanks for your response. I've...

Hi Square, thanks for your response.

I've actually just read through the install instructions for the headers (probably should have done that before I started) and it seems I may have found the...
04-20-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

Need advice - installing TPiS long tubes

Hey guys,

I need a bit of advice here. I'm in the process of installing a set of TPiS long-tube headers on my '89 and I'm running into a few issues.

The headers themselves are installed and...
08-05-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,006
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

Thanks for the clarification Randy. As long as I...

Thanks for the clarification Randy. As long as I know I've got the correct set I can proceed with the install.
08-04-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,006
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

Question for those with DRM braided (flex) brake lines

Hi all,

Bought a set of braided brake lines from DRM a little over 2 years ago, and I'm just now getting around to installing them on my '89. The brake lines themselves are made by Goodridge and...
08-03-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

As I said, I've looked through the FSM for my '89...

As I said, I've looked through the FSM for my '89 and it's not listed anywhere. Been through the rear suspension section, the rear axle section, the prop shaft section, the body section... nada.
...
08-03-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

I realize this is an old thread, but does NOBODY...

I realize this is an old thread, but does NOBODY know the torque values for the three bolts that hold the rear trailing arm brackets to the chassis? I've looked through the FSM and it doesn't seem...
06-23-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,532
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

Mine is an '89 6-speed coupe. I didn't even...

Mine is an '89 6-speed coupe.

I didn't even notice the off-center bolt holes on the OEM brackets but SuperL98 is correct; the OEM brackets from my car have off-center mounting holes. I also don't...
06-16-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,532
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

SuperL98, judging by the distance between the...

SuperL98, judging by the distance between the stand offs, I think you'll probably encounter the same issue when you do eventually go to fit your DRM brackets too. Of course, the only way to know for...
06-16-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,532
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

Hi all. Sorry about the delay in getting a...

Hi all. Sorry about the delay in getting a photo, but here's what I'm talking about. Forgive the poor picture quality.

As can be seen in the photo, the OEM bracket's stand-offs are 2.5" inches...
06-16-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,532
Posted By TheCorvetteKid

Hi Randy. I'll try and post a picture in the...

Hi Randy. I'll try and post a picture in the next little while, if not tomorrow morning some time.

I think if the spacing between the two stand-offs were increased by at least a 1/4" it would...
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