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1963-1967 Corvette Tail Light Installation

An easy way to enhance the appearance of the tail end of your 63 to 67 Corvette is to replace the tail light assemblies. The mid-year tail light assemblies always seem to get quite a bit of abuse. Road grime, stones and condens...


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1967-1982 Corvette Parking Brake Rebuild

When you apply the parking brake in your 1967-1982 Corvette, you expect that the car is going to stay put. But that’s not always the case. This is a typical problem for all 67 to 82 Corvettes.  The design of the parking ...


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1968-1982 Power Window Motor Replacement

Here’s a project that’s fairly easy to do and only requires standard tools – nothing exotic (assuming you have a clip removal tool). The entire replacement of the power window motor should be completed in about 1....



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1968-1982 Corvette Headlight Switch Removal and Installation

You pull your Corvette Headlight switch knob out and your lights go on. All of a sudden they go out, then come back on for no apparent reason. Maybe all of the dash lights have gone out or they only come on at one position on t...


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1969-1982 Corvette Door Outer Window Seals Replacement

When your Corvette door glass is rolled up, is there a large gap between the door and outside of the glass? Well, Pilgrim, there shouldn't be. On a Corvette there is a rubber seal that fills this area. It is called the Door Gla...


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1966 L79 Corvette – The Choice of Experience

Having owned some 30-year old Corvettes over the years, not to mention serving as a judge at several Corvette shows, you would expect Tim Gilmore of Austin, Texas, to know what he likes in a Corvette. And you'd be right. After ...



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Something Special – 1969 L36 Corvette is a cut above the rest

Garry Lansing is a Corvette technician from Indian Rocks Beach, Florida. That means he knows Corvettes inside and out. So when Gary falls in love with a particular Vette, you know it has to be something special. While he’s ow...


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Modifying a Corvette Grand Sport – LS is the Best Chevy V8

We are going to start with a new 2011 Corvette Grand Sport, and while it is not a 2012, it is a brand new left-over. The first dyno run was done with 800 miles on the clock. This particular GS was an A6 automatic. The car runs ...


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1969-1982 Corvette Door Handle & Lock Rod Installation

Do you have to pull your Corvette’s inside door handle way past center to open your door from the inside? Maybe the inside handle will no longer release. The only way you can open the Corvette Door from the inside is to r...



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1963-1982 Power Steering Valve, Ram & Pump Rebuild

You back your Corvette out of the garage and there they are…two or three red drops in the area of the power steering components. You hope it will cure itself, but it doesn’t.  Soon, the drops are puddles. Are the l...


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1957-1975 Corvette Horn Rebuild

Does only one horn in your dual horn system work? Do your Corvette horns sound like a cow with a stomach ache? We all know what the solution is. Replace the horns. There is nothing wrong with this solution, but what if you want...


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1956-1982 Corvette Driveshaft U-Joint Replacement

The only link between your Corvette’s transmission and the rear end is the driveshaft. All of your car’s power is transferred to the rear end through the driveshaft. It is an integral part of the drivetrain which is...