101 Corvette Projects

How to calibrate your Corvette C7 Tire Pressure Monitoring Sensors (TPMS)

How to calibrate your Corvette C7 Tire Pressure Monitoring Sensors (TPMS)

This is an easy way to calibrate your Corvette C7’s tire pressure sensors. Much easier than going to a dealership 1. Start the car – actual engine running – not the Acc mode 2. Select the tire pressure display in the DIC. 3. Press and hold the SEL button until the display changes and the horn beeps. It should now says it’s in learn mode. […]

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Fix the “orange peel” on your Corvettes paint

Fix the “orange peel” on your Corvettes paint

This is about REDUCING orange peel , not eliminating it. I just want a bit clearer reflection and not worth going past a “safe” level of sanding… Special thanks to all that posted here – esp Marc Harris on the “other site” for the pics…it scares the crap out of you when you see a panel sanded but so excited when the polish brings it […]

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Corvette Floor Mats

Corvette Floor Mats

Probably one of the easiest “projects” for your Corvette but still worth mentioning. Adding new floor mats to your Corvette makes a huge difference in the interior appearance of your car. The stock floor mats in the Corvette C5, C6, and C7 are paper thin and do not adequately cover the floor boards of your Vette. There are several floor mat manufactures on the market […]

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How To Replace the Carpet In A Corvette C6

How To Replace the Carpet In A Corvette C6

Do you want to change the look of your C6 Corvettes interior? Try changing out the carpet. Rayzz from the Corvette Forum donated this article to the blog to show you how he went about the process. I installed black carpet in my 2005 C6 that had Cashmere carpet. Before After 1 Her is some install How-To. Stock carpet in this picture below. Green tape […]

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How to install an iPod in the Corvette C5 Factory Stereo

How to install an iPod in the Corvette C5 Factory Stereo

Have a Corvette C5 and want to be able to plug your iPhone on iPod into it to listed to your music. This DIY project courtesy of Tyler_RN_EMT from the Corvette forum will show you how to update your Corvette C5 stock head unit with an aux in jack.   This is what we’re starting with…. And here’s what we’re going for… Again this only […]

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How to remove the Corvette C7 Door Panels

How to remove the Corvette C7 Door Panels

Quick tutorial on how to remove your Corvette C7 Door Panels. Provided courtesy of Andrew from TheDoubleAA.com. Tools Needed: T-30 7mm socket and ratchet 10mm socket and ratchet wire taps Good beer To remove the door panels in your C7 Corvette you’ll need to remove the (2) T-30 screws on the bottom of the door. (see Picture) Next you’ll need to pry back the door […]

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Install Sound Deadener in a Corvette C7

Install Sound Deadener in a Corvette C7

Does your Corvette C7 still have just a little too much road noise? If so, here is an excellent solution, install sound deadener in the cargo area under the carpet. This is a great article by “mdiiulio” from the Corvette Forum on exactly how to install sound deadener in a C7 Corvette. Just finished installing some sound deadening material in my Corvette C7. I’m very […]

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Corvette C7 Cargo Area Interior Trim Removal

Corvette C7 Cargo Area Interior Trim Removal

Okay a bunch of guys are wanting a “How to..” removing the Corvette C7 rear cargo area interior panels. Here’s my best stab at it. Tools needed: Torq T40 Plastic pry tools Needle nose pliers Suggested Tools Magnetic pickup tool Inspection mirror Latex/Nitrile gloves Duct tape 7 & 10mm nut driver Mild Threadlock The suggested tools above, are from my experience so far. I’ve had more than a dozen bolts, screws, […]

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Painting Corvette C7 Engine Covers

Painting Corvette C7 Engine Covers

If you want to customize the look of your C7 Corvette engine compartment, painting the coil and fuel rail covers can be a fun project that will yield incredible results. For our project the plan is: – paint the fuse box cover Carbon Flash Metallic – paint the lower covers Carbon Flash Metallic – paint the plenum Carbon Flash Metallic – paint the fuel rail covers Cyber Grey Metallic with Carbon […]

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How to Remove the Gas Tank in a Corvette C5

How to Remove the Gas Tank in a Corvette C5

The below article will show you how to remove the gas tank for a Corvette C5. I removed my fuel senor gauge and jumped the fuel pressure relay to get as much fuel out as I could. There was still almost 2 gallons when I pulled the pump out( I am putting my aem 320 back in) Once I drained all the fuel out, I’ll […]

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