101 Corvette Projects

Corvette C6 Convertible Speaker Upgrade

Corvette C6 Convertible Speaker Upgrade

  2012 Corvette C6 GS Convertible speaker upgrade with the Kicker DS525’s (rear) and DS35’s (door). Hopes this helps someone out. I found it rather simple, except lining up the bottom screws. I had to use a one inch angled Phillips head screwdriver to do the bottom, outside screws. But it’s done! 1: Move seat back as far forward as possible to gain easy access. […]

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Corvette C6 PFADT Tri-Y Header Installation

Corvette C6 PFADT Tri-Y Header Installation

Corvette is a 2013 Grand Sport Manual transmission (Dry Sump). The PFADT Tri-Y Corvette Headers come with everything you need (other than tools) do to the complete installation. The installation is fairly simple. If you can change your oil you can complete the header install. Everything is covered in the included instructions except how to raise the engine. On the PFADT website they have instructions […]

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How to Vinyl Wrap your Corvette

How to Vinyl Wrap your Corvette

Been getting a lot of questions about how to pull off a sick looking badass vinyl wrap so thought I would do a COMPLETE write up on my process outlining my trials and tribulations with this project. When I say “complete” I mean this thing has everything you need to know to do this yourself. It is long, has lots of reading, some occasional pics(haha […]

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Corvette C5 Coupe Targa Roof Weatherstrip Replacement

Corvette C5 Coupe Targa Roof Weatherstrip Replacement

While working on my Corvette C5 targa roof, I had to flip it over for the first time. Wow, what a eye opener! Take a look at the corner of my Corvette Targa weatherstripping: As you can see, the corner of my Corvette targe top weatherstripping is all ate up. It was this way on both sides of the roof. I have never looked at […]

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Corvette C6 ZR1 and Z07 Brake Pad Burnishing

Corvette C6 ZR1 and Z07 Brake Pad Burnishing

Why do I have to burnish the brake pads in my new ZR1 or Z07-equipped Z06? Pad Burnishing The pad material that’s riveted to the pad backing is made by pouring a slurry of muck into a mold and letting it set. That slurry of muck includes a bonding agent, or glue of sorts. That agent needs to be there, but it will cause a […]

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How to change the oil on the Corvette Z06 and ZR1

Changing Engine Oil and Filter (ZO6, ZR1, and Grand Sport) These vehicles have a racetrack‐ready dry sump engine lubrication system. This high‐performance system operates differently than a standard engine lubrication system and requires a special procedure when changing the engine oil and filter. Follow this procedure closely when changing the engine oil and filter. ZO6 Shown, ZR1 and Grand Sport Similar A. Engine Oil Drain […]

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How to Program your Corvette Car2u or Homelink Garage Door Opener

I know it seems simple, but you would be surprised how many times we get this question…”How do you program your Car2u or Homelink Corvette visor garage door openers?”. Really simple follow the steps below and you will be done in 30 seconds flat. First we will show you how to do the Car2U Corvette Garage door opener (Corvette produced after 2006 have this system). […]

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How do you check the Engine Codes on a C5 Corvette?

  If you have not experienced it yet, one day you will. You will go to start the Corvette or you may be enroute your destination when it happens: So there you are, trying not to panic. The thing is, that sucker is annoying! It’s like having a piece of lettuce stuck in your teeth on a blind date with Daisy Fuentes. It feels like […]

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How to disable OnStar on a Corvette C6

OnStar in the C6 Corvette can easily be disabled if you no longer want to utilize it. Follow the steps below to turn the system off and still allow you to reinstall when it comes time to sell the Vette. * Remove fuse (in-car fuse panel) * Unplug J1, J2, J3 and antenna connectors from the OnStar module under the passenger seat * Leave J4 […]

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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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