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How to install Bose Speakers on a 1990-1996 C4 Corvette

1990-1996 Corvette Bose Speaker Replacement

Are you tired of having to listen to headphones in your 1990’s C4 Corvette? Without them, all you would get out of your old Delco Bose speakers is loud popping sounds and static. Now there’s a solution from Zip Corvette Pa...


How to install 1984-1996 C4 Corvette Sunvisors

1984-1996 C4 Corvette Sunvisor Installation

Are you afraid of going topless? With your C4 Corvette, that is! How many times have you wanted to drop the top on your car on a beautiful sunny day but your worn and torn Corvette sunvisors were just too ugly to show. So inste...


How to install a C4 Corvette Power Window Regulator

1984-1996 Corvette Power Window Regulator Upgrade & Install

A bit time consuming but not impossible for the first time DIY mechanic.



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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...


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1977-1982 Corvette Air Condition Control Repair & Installation

Do you have to play with your air conditioning control switch to make the system operate?  Is the control lever sloppy? Do you sometimes hear a slight hissing sound? All of these symptoms are related to the air conditioning co...


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1963-1976 Corvette Steering Relay Rod Rebuild

On manual steering 1963-1976 Corvettes, the relay rod is often overlooked when attempting to fix sloppy steering. However, it can be one of the leading causes of an ill-feeling steering wheel. In a previous article, we showed y...



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1970-1977 Corvette T-Top Weatherstrip Installation

There comes a time in the life of a Corvette, especially the older C3s, when the weather seals need replacing. Our project Stingray is going on 35+ years-old now and the seals, including the T-tops, doors and windows, are start...


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1963-1982 Corvette Steering Box Rebuild

Sometimes, no matter how well you take care of your Corvette, there are certain items that just wear out. The steering box on your Corvette is definitely one of those pieces. Often the steering box lubricant NEVER gets changed ...


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1968-1982 Corvette Headlight Actuator Removal & Seal Replacement

We’ve all seen this scenario. You spot a nice-looking C3 Corvette tooling down the road, but, oops, it’s daytime and both of the headlights are popped up. Or even worse, the Corvette is looking cock-eyed with one light up ...



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1968-1982 Corvette Headlight Vacuum Hose Kit

If you are the proud owner of a 1968-1982 Corvette, then you are probably aware that your headlight system operates with vacuum. These cars are around 30-40 years old now, so if you haven’t already experienced problems wi...


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How To Rebuild The Rear Brakes On a 1953-1962 Corvette

Many times we like to go out to the garage to tinker with our Corvettes, or even attempt major overhauls on certain components. One thing that can get overlooked is the brakes. The service manual only “kind of” expl...


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1962-1974 Corvette Tachometer Drive Cross Gear Replacement

Mechanical tachometers were standard equipment on Corvettes from their inception through the 1974 Corvette model year. Unfortunately, they’re all prone to the same problem: Eventually, the cross shaft gear in the distribu...