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Click on the HOW TO button for my C5 HOW TO's:
change your C5's oil
properly lift a C5 Corvette
make your own double-decker C5 lift pads
unlock your steering column by installing the Steering Column Lock bypass
fix exterior mirrors with broken swivels
install the CAGS eliminator
install TPIS headers / Random Tech cats & x-pipe
install Borla Stinger mufflers
install the Blackwing open element air cleaner
install the Z06 rear brake ducts (by Ray Wells)
bleed the clutch when it's hard to shift gears (UPDATE: Clutch replaced due to bad slave cylinder)
install an airbag cutoff switch (by Ken Robb)
paint the C5 emblem in your hoodliner (by George Janssen)
install front license plate cover with Velcro (by George Janssen)
mount/demount Run Flat tires (by www.aligners.com)
decode your C5's computer codes
replace stock shifter with Hurst C5 Billet Shifter grills on a C5 (by Ed Bon)
install the LAPD Euro Headlights kit (by Steve Levine)
get more C5 tech tips


Fun stuff!

Click on the picture for video of me drag racing (3.25MB)


  • Click here for the pictures of my visit to the Corvette Plant and Museum.
  • Cross country Vette trip from MD to CA and back!
  • Fall 2000 Skyline Drive All Corvette Spring Cruise!
  • Spring 2001 Skyline Drive All Corvette Fall Cruise!
  • Fall 2001 Skyline Drive All Corvette Fall Cruise!
  • Corvettes at Carlisle 2000
  • Corvette drag races at the 75/80 dragway
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