Supporting Vendors / Dealers - Advertising - Shop
Body and Trim Articles RSS Feed
1997 - 1998 Corvette: Chevrolet Pro Service News: Water Leak Repair Guide
Viewed 4173 times since Wed, Jul 2, 2014
Source:   Chevrolet Pro Service News Date:  June 1998, Volume 7, Issue Number 6 Subject:   Corvette Water Leak Repair Read More
1997 - 1998 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Discoloration or Staining of Plenum (Cowl) Air Inlet Screen
Viewed 1436 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Subject: Discoloration or Staining of Plenum (Cowl) Air Inlet Screen Source: Chevrolet Dealer Technical Service Bulletin Number: 83-15-11 Models: 1997-1998 Chevrolet Corvette Condition: SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THERE ARE... Read More
1997 - 1998 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Front Fender to Door Fit/Appearance (Install Retainer)
Viewed 3992 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Subject: FRONT FENDER TO DOOR FIT/APPEARANCE (INSTALL RETAINER)Source: Chevrolet Dealer Technical Service BulletinNumber: 83-15-13 - (07/17/1998)Models: 1997-1998 Chevrolet CorvetteCondition:SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE REAR UPPER CORNER OF THE... Read More
1997 - 1998 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Hiss Type Noise Coming From Weatherstrip When Closing Right or Left Door
Viewed 2294 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Subject: HISS TYPE NOISE COMING FROM WEATHERSTRIP WHEN CLOSING RIGHT AND/OR LEFT DOOR (ADD RELIEF HOLE) Source: Chevrolet Dealer Technical Service Bulletin Number: 83-15-07 Models: 1997-1998 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe and 1998 Chevrolet... Read More
1997 - 1998 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Loose Lower Front Fascia Valence Panels
Viewed 1427 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Source:   Chevrolet Dealer Service Bulletin Number:   73-15-12A REVISION: 07/14/98 DIVS INVL 1 7 THIS BULLETIN IS BEING REVISED TO ADD 1998 VIN BREAKPOINT INFORMATION. PLEASE DISCARD CORPORATE BULLETIN NUMBER 73-15-12 (SECTION 10 - BODY) ... Read More
1997 - 1998 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Muffled Clatter Type Noise Coming From Center of Passenger Compartment
Viewed 1357 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Subject: MUFFLED CLATTER TYPE NOISE COMING FROM CENTER OF PASSENGER COMPARTMENT (REPLACE TRANSMISSION MOUNT ASSEMBLY)Source: Chevrolet Dealer Technical Service BulletinNumber: 83-34-07 - (03/27/1998)Models: 1997-98 CHEVROLET CORVETTE - BUILT PRIOR TO... Read More
1997 - 1998 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Waterleak Above Door Glass (Reseal Blowout Clip)
Viewed 4360 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Subject: WATERLEAK ABOVE DOOR GLASS (RESEAL BLOWOUT CLIP) Source: Chevrolet Dealer Technical Service Bulletin Number: 83-15-08 Models: 1997-1998 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe and 1998 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Condition: SOME OWNERS... Read More
1997 - 1999 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Door Handles on White Painted Cars Turning Yellow
Viewed 3625 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Subject: DOOR HANDLES ON WHITE PAINTED VEHICLES TURNING YELLOW Source: Chevrolet Dealer Technical Service BulletinNumber: 83-17-04Models: 1997-1999 Chevrolet Corvette (1992-98 BUICK SKYLARK 1995-99 BUICK RIVIERA 1997-99 BUICK CENTURY, REGAL 1992-99... Read More
1997 - 1999 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Loose or Missing Headlamp Door Bezel Plug
Viewed 1939 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Subject: Loose or Missing Headlamp Door Bezel Plug (Install New Bezels and Plugs) Source: Chevrolet Dealer Technical Service Bulletin Number: 99-08-42-005 Models: 1997-99 Chevrolet Corvette This bulletin is being revised to add the 1999... Read More
1997 - 2000 Corvette: Chevrolet Pro Service News: Corvette Windnoise
Viewed 1730 times since Wed, Jul 2, 2014
Source:   Chevrolet Pro Service News Date:  September 1998, Volume 7, Issue #9 Read More
1997 - 2004 Corvette: Press Release: Not a Lightweight at All: New Composite from GM Is Stiff Enough for Structure, Resistant to Heat
Viewed 1266 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Description:This press release, released from GM on July 24, 1998 takes an in-depth look at the Corvette's sheet molded composite body structure.Excerpt:"The automotive consumer may not even be aware of GM's latest product innovation. But a... Read More
1997 - 2004 Corvette: Service Bulletin: General Waterleak Guide
Viewed 11470 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Subject: General Waterleak Guide Source: Chevrolet Dealer Technical Service Bulletin Number: 02-08-57-003 Models: 1997-2002 Chevrolet Corvette Condition 1 Water is dripping on the passenger side transmission tunnel. Cause The... Read More
1997 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Hatch Will Not Pop Up When Activated in Cold Weather
Viewed 1735 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Subject: Hatch Will Not Pop Up When Activated in Cold Weather Source: Chevrolet Dealer Technical Service Bulletin Number: 73-10-58 Models: 1997 Chevrolet Corvette Condition: Some owners may comment that the hatch will not pop up when... Read More
1997 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Water Drips into Rear Compartment After Hatch/Glass Has Been Opened
Viewed 2766 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Subject: Water Drips into Rear Compartment After Hatch/Glass Has Been Opened (Modify Weatherstrip) Source: Chevrolet Dealer Technical Service Bulletin Number: 73-10-55 Models: 1997 Chevrolet Corvette Condition: Some owners may... Read More
1997+ Corvette: Technical Article: Corvette Converts Floor Panels, Wheelhousings From Glass To Chopped Carbon
Viewed 1262 times since Sun, Jul 20, 2014
Corvette Converts Floor Panels, Wheelhousings From Glass To Chopped Carbon By Composites Technology Magazine Staff | December 2005 Since 1953, General Motor's Chevrolet Corvette has been a trendsetter in glass-reinforced automotive composites... Read More
1998 - 2000 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Window Motor Noisy/Inoperative
Viewed 3435 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Number: 00-08-64-004Subject: Window Motor Noisy/Inoperative (Replace Motor/Regulator)Model Year: 1998-2000 Chevrolet CorvetteConditionSome customers may comment on: An inoperative window motor. A growling type noise from inside the door as the glass... Read More
1998 - 2001 Corvette Convertible: Service Bulletin: Paint Wear Through at Fifth Bow (Replace Seal)
Viewed 1290 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Source: Chevrolet Dealer Service BulletinNumber: 02-08-111-001Date: 02/05/2002Subject: Paint Wear Through at Fifth Bow (Replace Seal)Model Year: 1998-2001 Chevrolet CorvetteConditionSome customers may comment that the paint around the tonneau cover... Read More
1998 - 2001 Corvette Convertible: Service Bulletin: Squeak From Rear of Convertible Top (Replace Protector Assembly)
Viewed 3910 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Source: Chevrolet Dealer Service Bulletin Number: 01-08-67-003 Subject: Squeak From Rear of Convertible Top (Replace Protector Assembly) Model Year: 1998-2001 Corvette Condition Some customers may comment on a squeak coming from the... Read More
1998 - 2003 Corvette Convertible: Prevention of Convertible Top From Rubbing Against the Paint Behind the Plastic Strip
Viewed 1464 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
If you raise the rear portion of the canvas top, you will see the strut rods on each side which can be adjusted. Each rod has a 13mm adjusting nut and a 15mm locking nut. Loosen this locking nut and slightly turn the adjusting nut a little at a time.... Read More
1998 - 2003 Corvette Convertible: Trunk Door on Convertible Won’t Open All The Way
Viewed 2268 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
The latch spring should be able to lift the trunk door enough to slide your fingers inside and open it the rest of the way. If this does not happen, check to see if the spring inside the latch assembly is missing. If it's not missing, have a... Read More
1998 - 2004 Corvette: Convertible Top Operating Instructions
Viewed 1523 times since Thu, Jul 14, 2016
Below is a PDF attachment showing 1998 - 2004 Corvette convertible top operating instructions: Read More
1998 Corvette Convertible: Service Bulletin: Clicking Noise Coming From Folding Top
Viewed 1181 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Subject: CLICKING/TICK NOISE COMING FROM FOLDING TOP (INSTALL INSULATOR STRIP #2 AND #3 BOW)Source: Chevrolet Dealer Technical Service BulletinNumber: 83-15-04 - (04/08/1998)Models: 1998 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLEConditionSOME CUSTOMERS MAY... Read More
1998 Corvette Convertible: Service Bulletin: Tonneau Cover Makes Noise When Going Over Bumps
Viewed 2109 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Subject: TONNEAU COVER MAKES NOISE WHEN GOING OVER BUMPS (INSTALL TAPE) Source: Chevrolet Dealer Technical Service Bulletin Number: 83-15-06 - (04/22/1998) Models: 1998 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE Condition: SOME CUSTOMERS MAY... Read More
1998 Corvette: Service News: Corvette Convertible Top Adjustment
Viewed 7207 times since Thu, Sep 11, 2014
Subject: Corvette Convertible Top Adjustment Model and Year: 1998 Corvette Source: Chevrolet Pro Service News Page Number: 9 - 13 Date: November 1997 - Volume 6, Issue #11 Read More
1999 - 2001 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Windnoise Around B-Pillar (Add Sealer)
Viewed 4907 times since Tue, Jul 15, 2014
Source: Chevrolet Dealer Service Bulletin Number: 01-08-58-001 Subject: Windnoise Around B-Pillar (Add Sealer) Model Year: 1999-2001 Corvette Hardtop Condition Some owners may comment on windnoise around the B-pillar. Cause The... Read More
1999 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Left Fuel Tank to Underbody Contact/Rattle Noise
Viewed 1441 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Subject: Left Fuel Tank to Underbody Contact/Rattle Noise (Install Foam Insulator Pad) Source: Chevrolet Service BulletinNumber: 99-06-04-052Models: 1999 Chevrolet CorvetteCondition: Some customers may comment on a rattle type noise that appears to... Read More
2000 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Left Headlamp Door Does Not Stay Closed
Viewed 1919 times since Thu, Jul 24, 2014
Number: 00-08-42-002 Subject: Left Headlamp Door Does Not Stay Closed (Shim Headlamp Door Motor/Actuator and Replace Insulators) Model Year: 2000 Chevrolet Corvette Condition Some customers may comment that the left front headlamp door... Read More
2003 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Deck Lid Not Flush With Left Hand Quarter Panel (Install Struts, Replace Right Deck Lid Hinge)
Viewed 4558 times since Tue, Jul 15, 2014
Subject: Deck Lid Not Flush With Left Hand Quarter Panel (Install Struts, Replace Right Deck Lid Hinge)Source: Chevrolet Dealer Technical Service BulletinNumber:  #03-08-66-001 - (01/13/2003)Models: 2003 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible and Z06... Read More
Chevrolet Dealer Service Information Bulletin: Removal of Haze or Film From the Inside Surface of Windshields and Other Body Glass
Viewed 4456 times since Mon, Jan 12, 2015
The service bulletin below was issued on May 10, 1972, but is applicable to all newer generations of Corvette. Subject:   Removal of Haze or Film From the Inside Surface of Windshields and Other Body Glass Model and Year:   NA Source:  ... Read More
Procedure for Replacing the Reveal Moldings Over Side Windows on a 2001 - 2004 Corvette Z06
Viewed 808 times since Thu, Feb 13, 2020
by Ken Ribers The parts being replaced are 10331562 passenger side and 10331563 drivers side. Materials needed: (purchased from toolmart@autobodytoolmart.com) 3M Adhesive Remover 08984 3M Calk 08578 3M Weatherstrip Adhesive 08011. Disposable... Read More
Technical Article: SMC Assembly Makes Fixed-Roof Corvette Lightest Body Style
Viewed 1581 times since Wed, Jul 23, 2014
Description:This technical article was published in Composites Technology, September/October 1999, and looks at the C5 fixed roof coupe body structure and discusses the manufacturing and engineering techniques used in developing the hardtop model... Read More