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How to install a C5 Corvette Shifter

1997-2004 C5 Corvette Shifter Installation

Not an extremely difficult job and results in shorter and more positive shifter throws.


2005-2013 C6 Corvette Kooks Header Installation

Kooks headers are second to none when it comes to modifying the 6th generation Corvette. If it is state of the art sound and performance you want, you can't go wrong with Kooks.


1973-1982 Corvette Rear Window Glass Installation

Is this how you have to dress to drive your 1973-1982 Corvette in the rain? If it rains while you are in your 73 to 82 Corvette, do you have to don your foul weather gear to keep from getting drenched from the leaks in your bac...

Corvette Front Wheel Bearing Replacement

1963-1965 Corvette Front Wheel Bearing Replacement

1963-1965 front wheel bearings are something that just seem to be taken for granted. The only time we seem to think of them is when we hear a bearing noise in the front, have a vibration or wheel shimmy or have cupped front tir...


1968-1977 Corvette Speedometer & Tachometer Repair Installation

The two instruments that Corvette drivers pay the most attention to are the tachometer and the speedometer. The tachometer lets you know how the engine is performing. An inaccurate reading can lead to major problems such as rod...


1965-1982 Corvette Front Wheel Bearing Replacement

Re-packing your 1965-1982 Corvette’s front wheel bearings is a dirty job, but someone has got to do it.  The Corvette front wheel bearings should be re-packed every 30,000 miles or sooner under harder use conditions.  T...


1964-1981 Corvette 4-Speed Shifter Rebuild

Is your Corvette shifter so loose that you sometimes have to hunt for each gear? Do you have to make a perfect shift pattern to get it into gear? Does the shift handle move around so much that you feel like you are stirring a m...


1963-1967 Corvette Rear Deck Emblem Installation

The Corvette rear script or emblem, along with virtually all other decorative trim and insignias on Mid-Year Corvettes, is made of chrome-plated pot metal. Over time, due to exposure to moisture and the elements, the chrome pla...


1963-1982 Corvette Water Pump Replacement

You notice a green spot under the front of the engine every time you stop. You hope it cures itself, but instead of disappearing, the spot gets bigger.  You check all of the obvious things: hoses, clamps, heater core, radiator...


1968-1982 Corvette Rally Wheel & Trim Ring Installation

Finding the correct Rally Wheels, trim rings and center caps for a 1968-1982 Corvette has always been a problem. Your options used to be used mismatched wheels and trim rings or the elusive NOS (New Old Stock) set. Now Zip Cor...


1975-1979 Corvette Exhaust System Installation

If you have a 1975 to 1979 Corvette and you want to pass most emission inspections, you are going to need the correct exhaust system, one that installs easily and, most of all, fits. You don’t want to have to hold your tongue...


C4 Corvette Dressed for the Nines

Car magazines can get you in trouble. Just ask David Stone, a good old boy from Arkansas, who says, “In ‘95, I was reading Hot Rod and they were talking about Vortech Superchargers and how good they’d make a car run....