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1997 - 2003 Corvette: Service Manual Update: Revised Rear Axle-Assemble Procedure and Special Tools
Viewed 926 times since Wed, Jul 23, 2014
Subject: Service Manual Update: Revised Rear Axle-Assemble Procedure and Special Tools Source: Chevrolet Dealer Technical Service Bulletin Number:   03-04-20-001 - (01/29/2003) Models: 1997-2003 Chevrolet Corvette This bulletin is being... Read More
1997 - 2004 Corvette: Technical Article: Corvette Crossmember Design and Manufacturing
Viewed 596 times since Sun, Aug 3, 2014
Description:This is an in-depth article that takes a look at the design, engineering and benefits of the C5 Corvette's frame and crossmembers. It was first published in the SAE Automotive Engineering Magazine - August 1997.Excerpt:"The new C5... Read More
1997 - 2005 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Revised Ball-Joint Torque Specs
Viewed 3784 times since Sun, Jul 20, 2014
Service Bulletin #: 05-03-08-004 Date: 3/31/05 Subject:  Revised Front and Rear Upper and Lower Ball Joint Stud Nut Tightening SpecificationsRevised Front and Rear Upper and Lower Ball Joint Stud Nut Tightening Specifications Model(s): 1997 - 2005... Read More
1997 - 2013 Corvette: Service Bulletin: #PIC5335A: Composite Transverse Spring Damage - (Dec 13, 2012)
Viewed 152 times since Tue, Mar 14, 2017
#PIC5335A: Composite Transverse Spring Damage - (Dec 13, 2012) Subject:  Composite Transverse Spring Damage Models:  2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR 1997 - 2013 Chevrolet Corvette This PI was superseded to update model years and recommended... Read More
1997 Corvette: Recall Notice: Rear Suspension Tie Rod Assembly
Viewed 832 times since Sat, Jan 31, 2015
Subject:    Rear Suspension Tie Rod Assembly Model and Year:  1997 Chevrolet Corvette Source:   Product Recall Campaign / Product Safety Campaign Bulletin No:  97014 Section:  NA Date:  March 1997   Read More
1998 - 2004 Corvette: Press Release: Active Handling System
Viewed 934 times since Wed, Jul 23, 2014
Description:The following text appeared in a GM Press Release that was issued at the Las Vegas SEMA Show in the Fall of 1998. The Active Handling System, RPO JL4, debuted on the 1998 Corvette and became standard equipment on the 2001 model.Excerpt:... Read More
1998 Corvette: Service News: Active Handling
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Subject: Corvette Active Handling Model and Year: 1998 Corvette with RPO JL-4 Source: Chevrolet Pro Service News Page Number:   1 Date:  April 1998 - Volume 7, Number 4 Read More
1999 - 2000 Corvette: Service Bulletin: SMU - Deletion of Variable Effort Steering Description
Viewed 1292 times since Wed, Jul 23, 2014
Source: Chevrolet Dealer Service BulletinNumber: 00-02-36-002ASubject: SMU - Deletion of Variable Effort Steering DescriptionModel Year: 1999-2000This bulletin is being revised to clarify that the Variable Effort Steering is not dealer adjustable... Read More
2001 - 2003 Corvette: Service Manual Update: Revised Wheel Drive Shaft Outer Joint and Seal Replacement and Wheel Drive Shaft Inner Joint and Seal Replacement Procedures
Viewed 559 times since Wed, Jul 23, 2014
Subject: Revised Wheel Drive Shaft Outer Joint and Seal Replacement and Wheel Drive Shaft Inner Joint and Seal Replacement Procedures Source: Chevrolet Dealer Technical Service Bulletin Number:   03-04-95-001 - (01/09/2003) Models: 2001... Read More
2003 Corvette: Technical Article: Magnetic Selective Ride Control - First Ride
Viewed 1159 times since Wed, Jul 23, 2014
Magnetic Selective Ride Control---First Drive by Hib Halverson,Technical Writer for Internet & Print MediaCopyright 2002, Hib HalversonI finally had a chance to drive a six-speed, 50th Anniversary Corvette yesterday (Wed. 7/31) at a GM regional... Read More
2003 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Info - New Vehicle Preparation for Magnetic Selective Ride Control
Viewed 765 times since Wed, Jul 23, 2014
Subject: Info - New Vehicle Preparation for Magnetic Selective Ride Control Source: Chevrolet Dealer Technical Service Bulletin Number:   #02-03-11-002 - (07/18/2002) Models: 2003 Chevrolet Corvette with Magnetic Selective Ride Control ... Read More
2003 Corvette: Technical Article: Magnetic Ride - Star Wars Meets the 50th Car
Viewed 2839 times since Wed, Jul 23, 2014
Magnetic Ride - Star Wars Meets the 50th Car   by Hib Halverson, ©2003 Shark Communications no use without permission I hit the last dip at 100 or so, on the brakes, getting ABS as the rear suspension kissed the rebound stops, then back... Read More
2004 Corvette: Recall: Lower Control Arm Ball Stud Washer
Viewed 627 times since Wed, Jul 23, 2014
Recall Bulletin 04043 – Lower Control Arm Ball Stud Washer   Date: August 2004 Subject: 04043 – Lower Control Arm Ball Stud Washer Models: 2004 Cadillac CTS, SRX and XLR 2004 Chevrolet Corvette CONDITION General Motors has decided that a defect... Read More
Road Test: Active handling: Corvette’s revolutionary new option increases safety and performance
Viewed 526 times since Wed, Jul 23, 2014
Description:Hib Halverson reviews the C5 Corvette's Active Handling system. Excerpt:"When ordered on a C5, Active Handling combines with the car's traction control system (TCS) to enhance control in maneuvers having high yaw rates. TCS (or ... Read More