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Zip Products’ new Premium Synthetic Oil line: Driven Racing Oil

By Hib Halverson Driven Racing Oil products are new to the Zip Products catalog. Driven was originally part of Joe Gibbs Racing. A number of years ago, JGR developed engine oil and drive axle lubricants for its NASCAR Monster E...


C5/C6 Corvette Parking Brake TLC

by Hib Halverson If you have a 1997 through 2013 with a parking brake which won’t hold the car on a hill, maybe it’s time for some service work. The C5 and C6 parking brake system consist of three subassemblies: 1) ...


1998-2004 Corvette Trunk Lid Strut Replacement

Do you have to use your fingernails to pry up your deck lid every time you open it? Is the use of a prop rod mandatory to keep the deck lid up and open? If you are having these problems on your 1998-2004 C5 Corvette Convertible...



How to install Stainless Steel Brake Hoses

1984-2004 Corvette Stainless Steel Brake Hose Installation

Replacing the brake hoses is not impossible for the average DIY mechanic, but this procedure gets a higher difficulty rating because of possible safety risks taken on when working with the brake system.


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.