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An HEI Ignition & Timing Primer

An HEI Ignition & Timing Primer

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:44

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Carburetor Vacuum Ports: Manifold, Ported and Venturi Vacuum Explained

This tech paper will discuss the concepts of 3 different types of vacuum sources, and will briefly discuss their potential uses and applications in tuning GM V8 engines.

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:31

2588

Changing injectors

Changing injectors on your TPI motor is not a difficult project

Published article

gary 53

Sat 04 Mar 17 17:10

102

Corvette Body & Paint Repair Basics

This tech paper will discuss simple repair (non-structural) and refinishing processes to produce high-quality results on fiberglass (Corvette) panels.

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:35

2276

Distributor Vacuum Advance Control units Specs and facts for GM Distributors

Distributor Vacuum Advance Control units Specs and facts for GM Distributors

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:33

3693

How to Adjust a Q-Jet Power Piston

This tech paper will discuss how to adjust the adjustable power pistons found on late-model Quadra-Jet Carbs for optimum street performance and drivability.

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:30

1945

How to Adjust Your Chevy Valve Lash

This tech paper will discuss the adjustment of Chevrolet hydraulic lifters (“valve lash”).

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:31

1977

How to Build a Fuel Line

This tech paper will discuss basic techniques for building a steel fuel line for the pressure side of a carbureted fuel system. These techniques can be used for both restoration/reproduction lines and for custom fuel lines.

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:43

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How to Determine Top Dead Center

How to Determine Top Dead Center (With the Engine in the Car)

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:32

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How to Install a BG Speed Demon

How to Install a BG Speed Demon

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 18:08

1566

How to Install Your Chevy Distributor

How to Install Your Chevy Distributor

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:46

2288

How to Rebuild C2/C3 Front Suspension

This tech paper will discuss basic tear-down, bushing replacement, and assembly of a C2 front suspension system. It also applies to C3s.

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:48

2097

How to Repair & Rebuild your Alternator

This tech paper will discuss the disassembly, diagnostics, and repair of GM Delco alternators used after 1971, and specifically discuss the alternators used from 1971 to 1986.

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:49

1818

How to Repair & Refinish Interior Plastic Pieces

Having seen some pretty rough-looking ‘Vette interiors, and some rougher-looking ‘Vette interior repair & refinish jobs, I thought I’d put together a little how-to on making your black plastic panels look better than new again.

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:37

1876

How to Replace your Waterpump & Timing Chain

This tech paper will discuss the replacement of the waterpump and the timing chain & gears on a 1985 L98 (regular Chevy 350) C4 Corvette. Other years are very similar in procedure, and utilize the same overall technique.

Published article

Ben

Wed 18 Jun 08 11:39

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How to Set Up a BG Speed Demon

This tech paper will discuss basic set-up of the Barry Grant Speed Demon carbs to establish an initial starting point for a good-running carb.

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:32

1998

How to Set Up Corvette IRS Rear Camber

This tech paper will discuss how to do a basic rear camber verification/setup at home in your garage using simple hand tools.

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:40

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How to Set Your Timing for Peak Performance (Non-HEI)

This tech paper will discuss setting the timing on a Chevy V8. This procedure also applies to other GM V8s.

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:39

1750

How to Tune a Holley

This tech paper will discuss basic set-up and tuning of Holley vacuum secondary carbs for optimum street performance and drivability.

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:45

2112

How to Tune a Q-Jet

This tech paper will discuss basic set-up and tuning of QuadraJet carbs for optimum street performance and drivability.

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:42

2187

Ladybird guide to Holley carb conversion

hope this helps!?!

Member-written

pvsiconic

Tue 20 Oct 09 08:10

3294

Q-Jet Problems I have Seen

Some of the more common Quadra-Jet carburettor problems you're likely to find.

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:34

1697

Some Nice Paint Formulas for Restorers

Some Nice Paint Formulas for Restorers

Published article

Ben

Tue 16 Nov 04 17:36

1939

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