101 Projects for Your Corvette 1984-1996

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101 projects for your C4 Corvette

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Contents

Jacking Up the C4
17
Changing the Oil
19
Serpentine Belt Replacement
21
Changing the Air Filter
23
Changing the Fuel Filter
24
Radiator Cleaning
26
Detailing Your Corvette
29
ENGINE
33
Front Tie Rod Replacement
138
Rear Tie Rod Replacement
140
Rear Spindle Strut Rods
143
FX3 Chip Replacement
145
Restoring FX3 Shock Actuators
148
Wheel and Tire Sizing
150
STEERING SYSTEM
153
Replacing the Steering Rack
154

Removing the Engine
34
OptiSpark Solutions
36
Replacing Rocker Arm Cover Gaskets
38
Installing a Throttle Body Air Foil
40
Throttle Body Cleaning
41
Thermostat ReplacementL98
43
Changing the PROM
45
Replacing the Oxygen Sensor
47
LT1 Coolant Change
49
Relocating the Intake Air Temperature Sensor
51
Mass Airflow Speed Density
53
Cooling System Problems
55
Replacing Knock Sensors
57
FUEL SYSTEM
59
Fuel Pump Replacement
60
Installing an Adjustable Fuel Pressure Regulator
62
Replacing the Fuel Injectors The Options
64
TRANSMISSION
67
Servicing the Overdrive on the 4+3
68
Improved Shifting for the 4+3
71
Installing a Short Throw Shifter in the 4+3
72
ZF SixSpeed Transmission Maintenance
74
Automatic Transmission Service
77
Clutch Master and Slave Cylinder Replacement
80
Shift Kits for the Automatic
82
CAGS Eliminator Installation
84
Transmission Removal
85
EXHAUST
87
The Catalytic Converter
88
Installing an Aftermarket Exhaust System
90
Installing Headers
92
Bleeding and Flushing the Brake System
95
Replacing Front Brake Pads
97
Replacing Rear Brake Pads
100
Brake Rotor Prep and Replacement
101
Preparing Brakes for a Track Car
103
Brake Master Cylinder Replacement
105
Replacing an ABS Sensor
107
Changing the Brake Bias Spring
109
Adjusting the Parking Brake
111
Replacing Rear Control Arm Bushings
115
Lowering the Rear
117
Lowering the Front
119
Front Shock Replacement
122
Rear Shock Replacement
124
Sway Bar Choices and Replacement
126
Installing Upper Control Arm Spacers
129
Replacing Front Control Arm Bushings
131
Replacing the Rear Spring
133
Ball Joint Replacement
135
Power Steering Hose Leaks Replacement
157
Power Steering Fluid Flush
159
INTERIOR
161
Leather Care
162
Replacing the Dash Panels
164
Steering Wheel Replacement
166
Carpet Installation
168
Seat Swapping
170
Roll Bar Installation
171
Air Conditioning Maintenance
174
Delco Bose Sound System Repair and Replacement
177
Interior Door Panel Removal
180
BODY
182
Rear Window Support Strut Replacement
183
Broken Hood Cables
185
Side Window Wiper Strip Replacement
187
Front Spoiler Replacement
189
Rear Spoilers
191
Fixing Power Window Problems
193
Emblem Replacement
195
Roof Panel Replacement
196
Weatherstrip Replacement
198
Roof Panel Headliner
200
Hood Prop Conversion
202
ELECTRICAL
204
Headlight Replacement
205
TaillightBackup Bulb Replacement
207
Turn Signal Repair
209
Starter Replacement
210
Correcting Headlight Motor Problems
212
Battery Replacement
214
Alternator ReplacementUpgrade
216
Antenna Replacement
218
Driving Light Upgrade
221
NCRS Judging
223
Replacing the Digital Dash
225
REAR AXLE AND DRIVESHAFT
227
UJoint Replacement
228
Rear Wheel Bearing Replacement
231
Rear Differential Lube
234
THE ZR1
237
Changing the Oil in the ZR1
238
ZR1 Air Filter
240
ZR1 Cooling
242
ZR1 Thermostat Replacement
244
YIN NUMBER DECODING
245
C4 CORVETTE QUICK FACTS
246
THE RPO THING
254
INDEX
255
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