Corvette C5 Hatch Mechanism Repair

I have a 99 Coupe with the two hatch mechanisms (things that pop the rear hatch) So I don’t know if this will work with newer vette that just have the one. My driver side mechanism would make an awful squeal/screech when I used it and eventually stopped working all together (would make the noise but not release the hatch. So I bought two (left […]

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PFADT Corvette C6 Coilover Installation

As promised, here is a step by step for installing Pfadt Corvette coilovers. If you are doing the job yourself (without a helper) and you have a lift, plan on about 5 to 6 hours of work. On jack stands it will probably take a few more hours. I did the job over two afternoons and I’m lucky enough to have a 4-post lift. I’ve […]

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Corvette C6 NPP Retro-Fit for Multi Mode Exhaust

NPP in a box, a set of NPP mufflers and a M2W switch will give you an incredibly easy way to have just the sound you want, when you want, if you have a pre-2008 C6. In my case, throw in a set of LG headers, and you have rolling thunder at the flick of a switch. The combo of the headers and the NPP […]

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Corvette C6 Z06 Battery Charger Installation

Corvette C6 Z06 CTEK Battery Charger Installation This is a quick and easy way to install the Ctek Battery Charger in the two rear compartments of your car and have 1/2 inch of the AC power cable right above your license plate. Everything is in the car, all you need to do is plug it in when you want the car to be charged. Tools […]

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Corvette C5 Output Shaft Seal Leak Fix

Contributed by A.J Johnson/Digital Corvettes.com Here’s the scenario. You pull your baby out of the garage and notice that something has leaked out of the rear of the car. The odd thing is that the leak is not dead center of the rear, it’s more to the left (or right if you’re really having a bad day). What you are probably experiencing is the failure […]

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Lowering your C5 Corvette

This is a picture by picture crash course in lowering the front of your C5 yourself. These steps are necessary to cut the front bushings or to remove the lowering bolt all together. -Note- before hand you will need to make some ramps that are at least 3″ tall so that you can remove your jack from under your car once it is lowered. The […]

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Corvette C6 Z06 Oil Change

This is the correct procedure to change the oil in the Corvette C6 ZO6. Remove the two drain plugs from the engine oil pan. One is located on the left side of the oil pan near the oil filter. This plug drains the small amount of residual oil from engine oil pan, approximately 1 quart. The other drain plug is located on the front of […]

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Corvette C5 Headlight Gear Rebuild

Parts needed: brass gear kit10mm socket13mm socket1/4 drive ratchetmagnetic pick-up toolphillips screwdriver You also need a brass gear kit (you can get this from Rodney Dickman) at www.rodneydickman.com (yes I know he sells Fiero parts…trust me he sells the gears for the C5 headlights also) you can order online or call him. he is a super nice guy and ships the stuff Priority Mail.. Ok, […]

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C5 Corvette LED Tailight Halo Mod

Parts needed: – about 2′ of Small gauge wire (I used 24ga stranded thin) – (4) 5-packs of 470 ohm .5 watt resistors ($4 at RadioShack) Tools needed: – Voltmeter– Wire stripper– Solder/solder gun– Scissors– Phillips head screwdriver– black marker Here’s the procedure for 1 light: 1. remove the light from the bumper 2. remove the rear panel from the light itself: remove the 4 […]

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