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Weekend Projects for Your Classic Corvette 1953-1982


A Full Year's Worth of "Weekend Projects"

By NCRS member Tom Benford! Part of enjoying your Corvette is the weekends spent tinkering before a Sunday drive. Whether updating to a modern brake system, repairing wear and tear, or installing a custom audio system, these projects make your 'Vette unique and enjoyable.

This book walks you through a full year's worth (52) of step-by-step weekend projects explaining the special tools, tips, and tricks involved. Each project takes less than a weekend and can be accomplished by enthusiasts of all skill levels.

Engine Projects include:

  • Oil pressure line replacement
  • Alternator replacement
  • Thermostat and housing replacement
  • Distributor mainshaft replacement
  • Internal fuel filter replacement
  • Valve cover replacement
  • Tachometer drive cable replacement
  • Vintage Air A/C installation
  • Distributor shield and shielded plug wire replacement
  • Voltage regulator replacement
  • Steel valve cover replacement
  • Spark plug upgrade
  • Stainless intake manifold bolt upgrade
  • Engine appearance freshening
  • Spin-on filter conversion
  • Ignition coil replacement
  • Radiator replacement
  • Faux cadmium finish application
  • High-performance distributor upgrade
  • Intake manifold refurbishment
  • Carburetor rebuild stand

Interior projects include:

  • Door panel replacement
  • Power window motor replacement
  • Shifter console prep and paint
  • Shark heater-A/C control rebuild
  • Vent window regulator rebuild
  • Turn signal switch replacement
  • Teak steering wheel upgrade
  • Plastic steering wheel repair
  • Sill mount hole repair
  • Gauge cluster replacement with quartz clock upgrade
  • Radio noise supressor installation
  • Battery cut-off switch installation
  • Fiberglass spare tire basket repair
  • Headliner replacement
  • Weatherstrip replacement
  • Forward shift console tab repair
  • C3 interior installation

Exterior projects:

  • Taillight bezels and lens replacement
  • C2 and C3 hood numbers replacement
  • Hood stinger replacement
  • Gas door and bezel replacement
  • Rear script and letter replacement
  • Door latch mechanism rebuild or replacement
  • Stainless steel side exhaust upgrade
  • Rocker panel molding mount repair
  • "LeMans" roller latch fuel cap upgrade
  • Flexglass front bumper replacement

Brakes, Tires, Wheels & Suspension projects:

  • Parking brake shoe replacement
  • Tire and wheel swap upgrade
  • Direct bolt-on knock-off spinner installation
  • Half shaft u-joint replacement

Soft-bound with 223 pages and hundreds of step-by-step photos.

Current Reviews: 1

This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 09 May, 2012.

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