Category Archives: Corvette

How an amateur would go about resto-modding a 1995 C4 Corvette

Might As Well…

I never really intended to do full rebuild on the Vette’s LT-1 powerplant, honest dear! But numerous factors contributed to my current stage 4 “might as well” condition. I was intending only to replace pistons, rings and bearings and possibly … Continue reading

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To Be a Rocker Arm and Yet to Roll

My first engine rebuild was accomplished on a shoestring budget. As my income has grown just slightly since 1989, I thought it would be a good time to do things the way I wanted to back in the day.

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GMPT-BC-15-242

One of the items on my resto-mod todo list has been determine what cam lives in the original engine. My intention was to use a degree wheel and dial indicator to determine this “forensically”. But instead I said f-it and … Continue reading

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Who Needs Fuses?

One recurring item on the Vette to-do list has been the headlight motors. Last spring I discovered how the delrin bushings in the drive mechanism tend to turn to dust over time, and replaced them with some chunks of 3/8″ … Continue reading

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