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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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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How to change the color of the accent LED in the C6 Corvette

There is an accent LED in the Corvette that helps to light the center console at night, providing just enough light to make the shift knob and surrounding area reflect. The factory LED is orange and not a color that most folks enjoy. So, time to take it apart. With a T15 torx bit, remove the sun visor clip. Pull the clip down and get […]

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Corvette C5 and C6 Seat Rebuild

It is no secret that the seats of the Corvette C5 & C6 have a reputation for being less than satisfactory in the area comfort and support. Over the last year or so, I’ve developed a repair process and want to share it with everyone. I wanted to see how it worked out in my car for a year and can say I feel its […]

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Down South Vettes Leather Sun Visor Installation

  Difficulty: 3 out of 5. Time: Plan on about 30 minutes. The tools used are: A medium blade screw driver A small flashlight may help get a better look at the work location as you start.   Let’s get a look at the project. If you have a coupe, you may want to remove the roof. If you have a convertible you may want […]

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How to Remove the C6 Corvette Shift Knob and Install the Southern Car Parts Shift Knob

The C6 Corvette Shift knob is kinda tricky to remove. Unlike most Shift Knobs, they simply unscrew. The Corvette C6 Shift knob comes off a little different, but once you know how to do it, it is really simple. See below for a quick and easy way to replace your shifter knob. Tools Needed T20 torx driver needed (2005-2007 and 2009) Phillips Screwdriver (2008) 3mm […]

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Corvette C6 DSVette Leather Sunvisor Installation

Down South Vettes Leather Sun Visor Installation Instructions. Adding a Down South Vette’s Leather Sunvisor is a great way to upgrade the interior of your Corvette C6. Difficulty: 3 out of 5. Time: Plan on about 30 minutes. The tools used are: A medium blade screw driver A small flashlight may help get a better look at the work location as you start. Let’s get […]

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Corvette C6 Leather Console Cover Replacement

Another Modification for your C6 Corvette that takes 15 minutes and really makes the interior look like an exotic sports car. You can find leather Corvette console covers all over the internet, but we are partial to the Down South Vette’s leather console cover. The quality is impeccable and the extra cushioning they put in it really makes a difference. Difficulty: 1 out of 5. […]

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