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1953 - 1964 Corvette: Parts Mart: Pistons with Pins - Piston Ring Specifications
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Subject:   Handy Reference Charts - Genuine Chevrolet Pistons with Pins - Piston Rings Model and Year:   1953 - 1964 Chevrolet Vehicles Source:  Chevrolet Parts Mart Date:    August 1964 The following charts showing... Read More
1953 - 1971 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Gasoline Additive for Preventing Exhaust Valve Recession
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Subject:   Gasoline Additive for Preventing Exhaust Valve Recession Model and Year:   Pre-1971 Passenger Cars and Trucks, 1971-1978 Trucks over 6,000 Lbs. GVW, 1979-1986 Trucks Over 8,000 Lbs. GVW Source:  Chevrolet Dealer Service Bulletin... Read More
1956 - 1968 Corvette: Chevrolet Service News: Connecting Rod Bolt Usage
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The connecting rod bolt usage information below applies to all Corvettes from 1956 to 1968.  This information was not in earlier shop manuals. Subject:    Connecting Rod Bolt Usage Model and Year:   1956 - 1968 Corvette Source:  ... Read More
1956 - 1968 Corvette: Service News: Connecting Rod Bolt Usage
Viewed 1202 times since Fri, Aug 1, 2014
Model Year: 1956-1968Subject: Connecting Rod Bolt UsageSource: Chevrolet Service NewsDate: August, 1968A new connecting rod assembly incorporating a 7/16" diameter connecting rod bolt is being used in late built Corvette R.P.O. L-88 (427 cu. in., 430... Read More
1957 - 1963 Corvette: Service News: New Fuel Injection Service Kits Available
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Subject:   New Fuel Injection Services Kits Available Model and Year: 1957 - 1963 Corvette Source: Chevrolet Service News Date:  December, 1962 - Volume 34 - Number 11 In response to numerous requests from Chevrolet dealer personnel, the... Read More
1957 - 1965 Corvette: Fuel Injection Specifications
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Below is an excellent source of information from a 1965 Corvette fuel injection repair kit #7017297.  There were four different kits available other than the #7017297 kit in 1965.   Read More
1957 - 1965 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Diagnosis and Fitting Main and Rod Bearings
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1957 - 1965 Corvettes built with either a 283 or 327 cu. in. engine fall under this factory service bulletin. This information of fitting main and rod bearings to factory specs should be helpful to anyone performing a restoration on one of these... Read More
1957 - 1972 Corvette: Technical Article: Playing Taps - A Staying-Cool Guide to Adjusting Solid Lifters
Viewed 1507 times since Mon, Jul 14, 2014
By John Hinckley, Corvette Enthusiast MagazineUsed here with permission.Copyright John Hinckley, Corvette Enthusiast MagazineMany of us really enjoy the sound (and performance) of solid lifters, but some folks don’t look forward to the... Read More
1963 - 1964 Corvette: Lubrication Chart
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A chassis and powertrain lubrication chart for 1963-1964 Corvettes - document attached below. Read More
1963 - 1964 Corvette: Service News: Radiator Lower Hose Replacement
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Subject:  Corvette Radiator Lower Hose ReplacementModel and Year:  1963 - 1964CorvettesSource:  Chevrolet Service NewsNumber:  Volume 36, Number 2Date:  February 1964, Page 3 When replacing the radiator outlet (lower) hose on 1963-64 Corvettes,... Read More
1963 - 1965 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Drive Line Noise
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Subject:   Drive Line Noise Model and Year:   1963 - 1965 Corvette Source:  Chevrolet Technical Service Bulletin Bulletin No:   #1069 Section:   IV Date:    January 7, 1965 TO:  ALL CHEVROLET SERVICE PERSONNEL A... Read More
1963 - 1967 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Fuel Gauge System Diagnosis
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Subject: Fuel Gauge System Diagnosis Model and Year:  1967 Corvette Source: Chevrolet Technical Service Bulletin Bulletin Number: DR #752, Section VIII Date:   July 19, 1965 TO:  ALL CHEVROLET DEALERS This bulletin is written to... Read More
1963 - 1967 Corvette: Technical Article: Radiator Replacement
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By John Hinckley, Corvette Enthusiast MagazineUsed here with permission.Copyright John Hinckley, Corvette Enthusiast MagazineThe objective of this article is to take you through a radiator replacement and to share some tips and techniques that will... Read More
1963 - 1970 Corvette: Service News: Heavy Duty Positraction Unit
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Subject:    Heavy Duty Positraction Unit Model and Year:  1963 - 1970 Corvette Source:  Chevrolet Service News Page Number:   21 Date:  March 1970, Volume 42, Number 3 A special high performance positraction unit has been provided... Read More
1963 - 1982 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Cooling System Restrictions - Symptoms and Diagnosis
Viewed 1331 times since Sun, Jan 25, 2015
This service bulletin was issued in May 1979, but the concepts and techniques are applicable toward 1960's Corvette to early 1980's Corvettes. Subject:    Cooling System Restrictions - Symptoms and Diagnosis Model and Year:   All... Read More
1963 - 1982 Corvette: Technical Article: Knowing How Your 1963 - 1982 Corvette’s Cooling System Can Prevent a Steaming Summer
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By John Hinckley, Corvette Enthusiast MagazineUsed here with permission.Copyright John Hinckley, Corvette Enthusiast MagazineIf you own a 1963-1982 Corvette, chances are you ask, “Why does my car run hot and overheat?” There are lots of possible... Read More
1963 Corvette: Chevrolet Advance Information: Engine Crankcase Backfire
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Subject:    Engine Crankcase Backfire Model and Year: All 1963 Corvettes Except Fuel Injection Source: Chevrolet Advance Information Letter Bulletin Number: #AI-63-10 Date:   February 12, 1963 An accidental carburetor backfire... Read More
1963 Corvette: Field Service Engineering: Intake Manifold Baffle Rivet Hole Leak
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Subject:  Intake Manifold Baffle Rivet Hole LeakModel and Year:  1963 Corvette 340 HP EngineSource:  Chevrolet Technical Service Department - Field Service Engineering - 1963 Product Data BookBulletin Number:  Page 2 - Section VIDate:  5-27-63... Read More
1963 Corvette: Production Information: Positraction Axles
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Subject:  Positraction Axles Model and Year:  1963 Corvette Source:   Friday Night Letter #24Chevrolet Buffalo Zone Letter Page Number:   NA Date:  February 1, 1963 POSITRACTION AXLES When ordering Corvettes with standard 250 h.p or 300... Read More
1963 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Interim Production Changes
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Subject:   Interim Production Changes Model and Year:   1963 Corvette Source:  Chevrolet Technical Service Bulletin Bulletin No:   DR #569 Section:   XV Date:    December 31, 1962 TO:  ALL CHEVROLET DEALERS Three (3... Read More
1963 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Oil Level Gauges
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Subject:   Oil Level Gauges Model and Year:   1963 Chevrolet Source:  Chevrolet Technical Service Bulletin Bulletin No:    DR#560 Section:   Part C Date:     November 14, 1962 This Chevrolet Technical Service Bulletin... Read More
1963 Corvette: Service News: Corvette Fuel Injection Cold Starting Procedure
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Subject: Corvette Fuel Injection Cold Starting ProcedureModel and Year: 1963 Corvette with Fuel InjectionSource: Chevrolet Service NewsNumber: Volume 35, Number 6Date: June 1963 The correct procedure for cold starting a 1963 fuel injection equipped... Read More
1963 Corvette: Service News: Radiator Service Updates
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Subject: Radiator Service UpdatesModel and Year: 1963 CorvettesSource: Chevrolet Service NewsNumber: Volume 35, Number 7Date: July-August 1963, Page 3 Delcotron Brace Chafes Corvette Radiator Hose Chafing can occur between the engine water outlet... Read More
1963 Corvette: Zone Letter: Corvette Fuel Injection Modifications
Viewed 1042 times since Sat, Aug 2, 2014
Source: Chevrolet Iowa Zone LetterDate: April 23, 1963Subject: 1963 Corvette Fuel Injection ModificationsBob Wood Chev-Olds., Inc.117-19 N. LucasEagle Gove, IowaGentlemen:It has been determined that a number of 1963 Corvettes equipped with Fuel... Read More
1964 - 1965 Corvette: Technical Article: "30-30" Solid Lifter Cam Valve Adjustment
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"30-30" SOLID LIFTER CAM VALVE ADJUSTMENT By John Hinckley and Duke Williams The traditional method of adjusting valves one or more cylinders at a time with each cylinder at TDC is fine for hydraulics and for most solid-lifter cams, but NOT for the... Read More
1964 Corvette: Chevrolet Product Engineering Technical Information: Increased Capacity Fuel Pump
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Subject:   Increased Capacity Fuel Pump Model and Year:   1964 Corvette 365-375 HP Engine and/or Air Conditioning Source:   Chevrolet Service and Mechanical Department - Technical Information - 1964 Product Data Book Bulletin Number: ... Read More
1964 Corvette: Engineering Service Letter: Increased Capacity Fuel Pump
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Subject:    Increased Capacity Fuel Pump Model and Year:  1964 Corvette 365 - 375 HP Engine And/Or Air Conditioning Source:  Chevrolet Technical Service Department - Field Service Engineering - 1964 Product Data Book Page Number:   2... Read More
1964 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Recalibration of Carter AFB Carburetors
Viewed 4960 times since Sun, Jul 6, 2014
Very late into the 1964 model year, Chevrolet advised dealers of a change in carburetors earlier on the 1964 Corvettes.  The date given of 11/26/63 was at the Carter carburetor plant.  By the date of 11/26/63, almost 6,000 1964 Corvettes had left... Read More
1964 Corvette: Service News: Servicing 1964 Corvette Fuel Injection Units
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Subject:   Servicing 1964 Corvette Fuel Injection Units Model and Year:   1964 Corvette Source:   Chevrolet Service News Number:   Volume 36, Issue Number 3 Date:   March, 1964, Page 1 Two models of the fuel injection unit, which... Read More
1965 - 1967 Corvette: Tonawanda Engine Service Notes: Valve Springs, Rocker Arms, Camshafts
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Subject:    Valve Springs, Rocker Arms, Camshafts Model and Year:  1965 - 1967 Corvette with 396 or 427 ci engines. Source:  Tonawanda Engine Service Notes from Mr. W.O. Wittholz, Chevrolet Tonawanda Engine Plant Page Number:   NA Date:... Read More
1965 Corvette: Engineering Service Letter: Engine Bucking and Faltering
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Subject:   Engine Bucking and Faltering - (No 279 - T.I) - 396 CU. IN. 425 HP with the Holley Carburetor Model and Year:   1965 "B" Car and Corvette with RPO L-78 Source:  Chevrolet Engineering Service Letter Bulletin No:   TNP #66-1 ... Read More
1965 Corvette: Engineering Service Letter: 1965 Corvette 396-425 H.P. RPO L-78 Incorrect Build
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Subject:  1965 Corvette 396-425 H.P. RPO L-78 Incorrect BuildModel and Year: 1965 Corvette - 396-425 H.P. RPO L-78Date:  T.N. No. 6 - May 17, 1965 STEERING - SECTION IX ESL'sCORVETTE WITH 396 MARK IV ENGINES SHOULD NOT INCORPORATE THE... Read More
1965 Corvette: Engineering Service Letter: Dying on Quick Right Turns
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Subject: Dying on Quick Right TurnsModel and Year: 1965 Corvettes Equipped with 365 HP - 327 CU IN Engine and Holley CarburetorSource: Chevrolet Engineering Service Letter - Service Parts ChangeNumber: T.N. #7, Section VIDate: June 30, 1965... Read More
1965 Corvette: Engineering Service Letter: RPO L-76 327-365 H.P. Holley Carburetor Parts Changes
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T.N. #7 - June 30, 1965 SECTION VI mCARBURETOR AND FUEL PUMP - CONTINUED MISCELLANEOUS CORVETTE WITH 365 HP - 327 CU IN ENGINE AND HOLLEY CARBURETOR DYING ON QUICK RIGHT TURNS. Condition can be corrected by installing the following Holley parts:... Read More
1965 Corvette: Engineering Technical Information: Holley Carburetor Changes on 396 CU. IN. Engines - 425 H.P.
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Subject:   Holley Carburetor Changes on 396 CU. IN. Engines - 425 H.P. Model and Year:   1965 Chevrolets and Corvettes equipped with 425 h.p., 396 cu. in. engines and Holley carburetors Source:  Chevrolet Field Service Engineering... Read More
1965 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Valve Spring Cap Failure - 425 H.P., 396 ci. Engines
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Model Year: 1965Subject: Valve Spring Cap Failure - 425 H.P., 396 ci. EnginesSource: Chevrolet Technical Service BulletinNumber:  DR #757Section:  VIDate:  July 29, 1965TO: ALL CHEVROLET DEALERSA few field reports have been received of valve... Read More
1965 Corvette: Service News: Engine Removal Revised
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Subject:  Engine Removal RevisedModel and Year: 1965 Corvette with 327 or 396 cu. in. engineSource: Chevrolet Service NewsPage: 2Date: April 1965Regardless of whether a 1965 Corvette be equipped with a 327 or a 396 cu. in. engine, all major engine... Read More
1966 - 1967 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Crankshaft to Water Pump Drive Belt Failure
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Subject:   Crankshaft to Water Pump Drive Belt Failure Model and Year:   1966 - 1967 Corvettes with 427 CU. IN. Engine and Air Conditioning Source:  Chevrolet Service Technical Bulletin Bulletin No:  67-T-26 Section:   VI Date... Read More
1966 - 1968 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Valve Hitting Top of Piston
Viewed 1107 times since Sun, Oct 26, 2014
Subject:   Valve Hitting Top of Piston Model and Year:   1966 - 1968 Corvette with 427 CU. IN. 430 H.P. Engine Source:  Chevrolet Dealer Service Technical Bulletin Bulletin No:  68-T-17 Section:   VI Date:    Jan. 11, 1968 ... Read More
1966 - 1969 Corvette: Tech Article: Building 427 Engines - Corvette News
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Attached below is an article on Building 427 Corvette engines that appeared in 1966 Corvette News (Vol 9 - No 5): Read More
1966 Corvette: Engineering Service Letter: Corvette 427 Mark IV Engine Surge (No. 358-T.I.)
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Subject:   Corvette 427 Mark IV Engine Surge (No. 358-T.I.) Model and Year:   1966 Corvette 390 H.P. 427 Mark IV Holley Carburetor Source:  Chevrolet Engineering Service Letter Bulletin No:   TNP #66-2 Section:   Section VIm Date:  ... Read More
1966 Corvette: Engineering Service Letter: Top Radiator Inlet Hose Interference
Viewed 943 times since Thu, Nov 20, 2014
Subject:   Top Radiator Inlet Hose Interference (No. 444-T.I.) Model and Year:   1967 Corvette - 427 Mark with Power Steering Source:  Chevrolet Engineering Service Letter Bulletin No:   TNP #66-4 Section:   VI - Engine - Continued ... Read More
1966 Corvette: Product Data Book: Radiator Grille Supports
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Subject:   Radiator Grille Supports Model and Year: 1966 Corvette Source: Technical Service Department - Product Data Book Page: 1 Section: XIII, Group 2 Date: March 22, 1966 When 1966 Corvettes are driven on rough surface... Read More
1966 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Air Pump Noise - Air Injection Reactor System
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Subject:   Air Pump Noise - Air Injection Reactor System Model and Year:   1966 Corvette Source:  Chevrolet Technical Service Bulletin Bulletin No:   TSB #66-62 Section:   VIt Date:    May 20, 1966 TO:  ALL CHEVROLET... Read More
1966 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Automatic Choke Malfunction
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Subject:   Automatic Choke Malfunction Model and Year:   1966 Passenger Cars with V-8 Engines Source:  Chevrolet Technical Service Bulletin Bulletin No:   TSB #66-6, DR #66-6 Section:   VIm Date:    November 18, 1965 TO... Read More
1966 Corvette: Engineering Service Letter: Overheating at Idle
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Subject: Overheating at IdleModel and Year: 1966 Corvettes Equipped with 427 - 390 HP (RPO L36) with Factory Air Conditioning (RPO C60) Source: Service Update - Chevrolet Engineering Service LetterNumber: TNP #66-1Date: November 16, 1965... Read More
1966 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Engine Surge - 1966 427ci Corvettes with Holley Carburetor
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Model Year:  1966Subject:  Engine Surge - 1966 427" Corvettes with Holley CarburetorSource:  Chevrolet Technical Service Department - Field Service Engineering - 02-15-1966Early 1966 Corvettes, equipped with the 427" engine with Holley carburetor,... Read More
1966 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Water Pump Pulley Failures
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Subject: Water Pump pulley FailuresModel Year: 1966 Corvette with 350 H.P., 327 cu. in. EngineDate: July 26, 1966Bulletin Number: DR #66-40Section: VI TO: ALL CHEVROLET DEALERS Some 1966 350 H.P., cu. in. Corvettes equipped with two or three groove... Read More
1966 Corvette: Technical Article: Adjusting the Fast-Idle Speed
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By John Hinckley, Corvette Enthusiast MagazineUsed here with permission.Copyright John Hinckley, Corvette Enthusiast MagazineReader’s Question: My ’66 327/350 was fairly correct when I bought it several years ago, but it had a Holley,... Read More
1967 - 1968 Corvette: Engineering Service Note: Idle Cooling and Dieseling on Corvette with 427 CU IN Engines
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Subject:   Idle Cooling and Dieseling on Corvette with 427 CU IN Engines Model and Year:  1967 - 1968 Corvette with 427 Cu. In. Engine (#844) (D.S.T.) Source:  Chevrolet Engineering Service Letter - UPC VI - Engine Page Number:   NA Date... Read More
1967 - 1968 Corvette: Engineering Service Note: New Push Rod Assembly for M4 Corvette
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Subject:    New Push Rod Assembly for M4 Corvette Model and Year:  1968 and Pass L88 Corvette & H.D. Service (#846) (T.N.) Source:  Chevrolet Engineering Service Letter - UPC VI - Engine Page Number:   NA Date:  May 1968 Valve... Read More
1967 - 1968 Corvette: Service News: Corvette 3x2 Secondary Carburetors Closing Rod Adjustment
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Subject:    Corvette 3x2 Secondary Carburetors Closing Rod Adjustment Model and Year:  1967 - 1968 Corvette with Tri-Power Engine Source:  Chevrolet Service News Page Number:   5 Date:  December 1967 The Corvette 3x2 Secondary... Read More
1967 Corvette: Service News: 3X2 Carburetor-to-Manifold Gasket
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Model Year: 1967Subject:  3X2 Carburetor-to-Manifold Gasket - 1967 CorvetteSource: Chevrolet Service NewsDate: August, 1967(SNC-C-31)Sticky (poor responding) secondary carburetor throttle shafts complaints are the result of over-torquing the... Read More