Be Seen

As daylight gets shorter it’s more important that your car can be seen so all its lights must work properly. Checking takes two people and some distance. Stand back from the car about fifty feet while a helper operates the lights. The distance is so you can see differences in brightness that isn’t visible up close. If one light is less bright than its companion check the bulb to make sure it’s the proper type. Many bulbs will physically interchange but the watts of light they produce is different. Read More

Power To Weight

When buying a car most drivers look for more power but they rarely consider two even more iportant performance factors. Just buying horsepower doesn’t guarantee a great feeling or performing car. More important are — – power to weight ratio and torque. Power to weight ratio has a huge effect on how a car performs. Read More

Q.  I’m working on my C5 year 2000. Check engine light came on diagnosed with MAF sensor, having trouble removing on air filter section. Any Ideals

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My transmission will not stay in overdrive.

Q.  My transmission will not stay in overdrive. It has gotten more sensitive over time. Originally it would kick out of overdrive with fast acceleration or by using rocker switch. Is there an adjustment for this?

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79 vette 383 stroker problem with leaking valve cover gaskets

Q.  I have a 79 vette 383 stroker. For some reason I can’t seem to solve a problem with leaking valve cover gaskets. The leak is coming from the left rear of the engine. The gaskets have been replaced several times within a short period of time.

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Q.  Why do the retractable headlights on my 1990 Corvette work perfectly in cold weather and become balky in hot weather. By hot weather I mean Arizona HOT!

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Q.  Do you know anyone who can repair the Pioneer 12disc Changer that comes with a 1998 Corvette. I have one with a CD stuck in it & I can’t get it out!

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Q.  On my 09 ZR1 when I turn on the Air conditioning hot air comes out on the driver’s side and cold air on the passenger. any suggestions?

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Q.  I have a 1973 corvette what’s the best way to strip paint off without hurting gel coat any help will be helpful.

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Q. The best tires for a C5, only Sunday driven on clear dry roads? Looking for least road noise. Am a 66 year old non aggressive driver. What would you recommend? Thanks a lot!  JIM

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