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Lone Wolf Hot Rods Nova Sleeper Build – Part Three Video

In this video, Wayne Scraba continues his work on his Chevy Nova.  He has hand-built the front brake lines and at the same time, plumbed the Roll Control ("Line Lock"). Wayne tells Vette Vues that it takes a long time to build lines like this and “in this case, the process consumed the better part of a week.” Follow along in the video and Wayne will show you the finished product as well as the tools and equipment he used. “I'll also give you some tips and insight into working with stainless line. It IS possible to build stainless hard line at home and make them leak free!” Check it out: https://youtu.be/_9dibgkmPoU Here are some other articles and videos you might enjoy: https://vette-vues.com/how-to-pull-an-engine-video/ https://vette-vues.com/floor-jacks/ If you have never seen Vette…
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Floor Jacks — The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Wayne Scraba is one of our reader's favorite writers in each issue of Vette Vues Magazine. He has also made some videos we would like to share with you. Wayne's newest video is about floor jacks. Wayne shares tips on how to really pick a floor jack. No big deal? You could be wrong. Keep in mind China owns much of the hydraulic business, and some of the jacks they make are nothing but death traps. You need to check out this video to see what a quality shop jack is all about. https://youtu.be/NDEZAaO7G8M Here are some other videos you might enjoy: https://vette-vues.com/50th-anniversary-corvette-stingray-concept/ https://vette-vues.com/genovations-all-electric-vehicle-breaks-speed-record/ https://vette-vues.com/video_leaders_designers_engineers_details_c8_corvette/ https://vette-vues.com/recent-posts/ https://vette-vues.com/current-issue-preview/ Start getting Vette Vues Magazine every month in your mailbox or at the office. SUBSCRIPTION SPECIALS
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Lone Wolf Hot Rods’ Sleeper Nova Build – Part Two – Video

Wayne Scraba’s YouTube Channel called Lone Wolf Hot Rods’ this month shares his upgrades performed on his super-dozy sleeper Nova project. Wayne tells Vette Vues that “things that have changed include a new big block rad support from Classic Industries, a new "Black Ice" aluminum radiator from DeWitts, Detroit Speed Body-Subframe mounts, a heater delete setup, completely new wiring (that has been "thinned out"), a Heartbeat City front manual disc brake kit, a complete selection of new hardware for the chassis and the sheet metal, new steering components and more. Check it out and his other videos. https://youtu.be/LEG7I-MOwio Here are some other videos by Wayne Scraba you might enjoy. Make sure you read his column each and every month in Vette Vues Magazine! https://vette-vues.com/how-to-pull-an-engine-video/ https://vette-vues.com/balljoint_seperator_tool/ https://vette-vues.com/video-how-to-build-permanent-starter-bump-switch/ https://vette-vues.com/handbuild_brake_lines/ https://vette-vues.com/23-videos_2020-c8-corvette/ If you…
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Amazing (and Cheap!) Ball Joint Separator Tool – Video

Wayne Scraba brings Vette Vues another great tip, and it is under $26.00 at the time of this post.  It is an “Amazing” Ball Joint Separator Tool. Wayne tells us, “I have no connection with the manufacturer (Howe Racing), but boy, does it work slick.” The tool basically presses the ball joints out from the inside of the spindle, not the outside. “That means there's zero damage to the boots, and you don't have to worry about using a pickle fork and hitting a delicate piece on the car (or your head) with the biggest honking sledgehammer in your toolbox.” Check out Lone Wolf Hot Rods video and watch the ball joints pop out! https://youtu.be/8CwcqJEqpfE Here are some other videos you might enjoy: https://vette-vues.com/floor-jacks/ https://vette-vues.com/handbuild_brake_lines/ https://vette-vues.com/video-how-to-build-permanent-starter-bump-switch/ https://vette-vues.com/how-to-pull-an-engine-video/ If you are…
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Two Videos on How-to Adjust the Holley Carburetor

We have two videos by Wayne Scraba on How-to adjust the Holley Carburetor. We have two videos by Wayne Scraba on How-to adjust the Holley Carburetor. They are great videos and easy to follow. Set and Tune Holley Carburetor Idle Mixture and Idle SpeedSet & Tune Holley Carburetor Float Level In our first video we learn how-to Set and Tune Holley Carburetor Idle Mixture and Idle Speed -Video Wayne shows us how to set the float level on high-performance Holley carburetors. "The video also shows you how you can make small float level changes to richen or lean the carburetor slightly. It's a great tuning tool that allows you to change the mixture slightly without re-jetting." In our second video, Wayne Scraba shows us how to establish a baseline idle…
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AUGUST 2020 ISSUE PREVIEW

Vette Vues Magazine August 2020 Issue With the August 2020 Issue of Vette Vues Magazine, we start our 49th year of continuous publication.  Check out our cover and list of Corvette articles in our Corvette magazine. #587 Volume 49, Issue Number 1 In this issue, our featured event is the 42nd Corvette Chevy Expo held at the Galveston Island, Texas.  Our cover Corvette is owned by Art Dorsett, owner of Van Steel Corvette. Art’s 1980 Corvette is on display at the Corvette Chevy Expo and is owned by Art Dorsett, owner of Van Steel Corvette. This month's Corvette features include a 1954 C1/C4 restomod, 1974 Twin-Turbo widebody custom, and some readers' stories. Some stunning Vettes! Of particular interest to our reads right now, we are also taking a look at…
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How To Pull An Engine – Video

Wayne Scraba shows us how to pull an engine out of an old car without damaging the Corvette or engine. Wayne tells Vette Vues that "Once you have this down, removing or pulling or yanking an engine is easy-peasy! Wayne Scraba, also known as Lone Wolf Hot Rods, has even included a couple of checklists to help you ensure you're getting it done without drama. Check it out! https://youtu.be/W_M-m1qmMqY Here are some other articles you might enjoy https://vette-vues.com/building-corvette-650hp-lt4-v8-engine/ https://vette-vues.com/corvette-engine-repeats-win-as-wardsauto-10-best/ We add articles and videos to our blog on a regular basis. You can always check out the latest blog posts on our Recent Posts page. If you are not getting Vette Vues Magazine you can check out what our subscribers are enjoying in the monthly Corvette magazine this month in…
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July 2020 Issue Preview

Vette Vues Magazine July 2020 Vette Vues Magazine July 2020 Issue #586 Volume 48, Issue Number 12 In this issue, we take a look at a beautiful 1963 Corvette built by Eddie's Rod and Custom.  Joe Weber's Corvette first hit the scene at the 2019 SEMA and has a crate 6.2-liter LT4 with a supercharger, rated at 650 HP, and mated to a six-speed TREMEC transmission. Other features were a 1984 Z51 Survivor Corvette and a Classic 1960 C1 Vette. The National Corvette Museum is now reopened after being shut down because of COVID-19.  Kornel Werner shares a photo walkthrough of his visit last year of the museum and shows us a glimpse of what we can see when we do our next visit to the NCM.    We look…
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Video: How To Build A Permanent Starter Bump Switch

Tech guy, Wayne Scraba, shares his secrets on how to build a permanent bump switch. Permanent starter bump switches are super-common on race cars. But did you know you can use them on street cars too. They work better than clip-on jobs and aside from saving time, the big bonus is…. Who wants to melt their skin on a hot set of headers every time you lash the valves? Check out the video on how to set up a permanent circuit. Wayne says that it is easy and anyone can do it. By the way, this system is for a GM, but it can be adapted to other cars. Check it out! https://youtu.be/YwCHnfLeS9k Here are some other blog post you might find interesting: https://vette-vues.com/harbor-freight-jack-stands-recalled-risk-collapsing/ https://vette-vues.com/floor-jacks/ https://vette-vues.com/current-issue-preview/corvette-advertisers/ https://vette-vues.com/23-videos_2020-c8-corvette/ https://vette-vues.com/2020_c8_lego_corvette_instructions/ https://vette-vues.com/cliff-gottlobs-1967-corvette-l88-goes-mecum-auction/ Share…
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June 2020 Issue Preview

The June issue of Vette Vues Magazine starts with a photoshoot at the Sebring race track with some historic race cars at the Winner's Circle at the Sebring International Raceway.  Scott Teeters shares some of the great achievements of the Chevrolet Corvette Racing history. Other events in the June 2020 issue include the 2020 NCRS Florida Regional and Carlisle Winter Autofest and Corvette highlights at the 2020 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. We look back a the Shinoda-Williams Rick Mears Special Editon Corvette.  Wayne Ellwood gets the full story of how the design came about. We take a look back at "what if we could go back to 1974 and do it all again" in our Corvette Legend column. Part 2 of the Dave Matlock's 1963 ZO6 Tanker Sting Ray this…
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