Chevrolet Corvette : Restoration Guide (Google eBook)

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Contents

HERITAGE
6
BUYING A USED CORVETTE
27
Part 2 Which Corvette? and How?
30
Part 3 Buying the Right Car for Rebuild
33
Part 4 Corvette Buyers Check Points
37
BODYWORK AND FRAME
39
Hood Assembly
42
Rear End Teardown Fuel Tank Rear Lamps Bumpers and Trim
44
Part 3 Steering
149
Replacing Steering Flexible Coupling Rag Joint
150
Refurbishing Power Steering
152
Steering Box Overhaul
154
Part 4 Suspension
157
Refurbishing the Suspension Components
163
Alignment Specifications
164
Rear Trailing Arm Overhaul
167

Doors and Hinges
48
Folding Top Lid
51
Windshield Removal and Replacement
53
Windshield Rust and Fibreglass Repair
54
Replacement and Repair
58
Minor Fibreglass Repairs
60
Fitting Fibreglass Panels
62
Body Removal
69
Putting on the Paint
73
Repairing Frame Rust
80
Frame Preparation and Painting
87
Refitting the Body to the Frame
88
Hard Top Overhaul
92
INTERIOR
95
Removing and Restoring the Seats
103
Speaker Replacement and Dash Repair
106
Parking Brake Console
108
Folding Top
110
MECHANICAL REBUILD
116
Carburettor Removal
117
Engine Removal
120
Engine Teardown and Rebuild
122
Preoiling the Engine Prior to Starting Up
139
Part 2 Transmission
142
Gear Linkage Adjustment
143
Clutch and Flywheel Removal
144
Differential and Axle Shafts
146
Fitting a Front or Rear Sway Bar
169
Rear End Problem Solving
172
Suspension Uprates
173
Strut Rod Bushing Mods
175
Rear Wheel Bearings
177
Part 5 Brakes
178
Brake Master Cylinder
179
Brake Hoses and Pipes
180
Front Brake Overhaul
182
Rear Brake Overhaul
188
Parking Brake and Rear Hub
189
Brake Troubleshooting Chart
193
ELECTRICS AND FIBRE OPTICS
194
Windshield Wipers and Washers
201
Windshield Wiper Problems
202
Fibre Optics Repairs
204
Alarm Problem Solving
206
Workshop Procedures and Safety First
207
British and American Technical Terms
211
Technical Specifications
212
Options
214
Colour Schemes
218
Check Your Numbers
221
Specialists Clubs and Magazines
222
INDEX
223
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