How To Pull An Engine – Video

How To Pull An Engine – Video

Corvette Tech Tips, Corvette Videos
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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Video: How To Build A Permanent Starter Bump Switch

Video: How To Build A Permanent Starter Bump Switch

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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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Lone Wolf Hot Rods Nova Sleeper Build – Part Three Video

Lone Wolf Hot Rods Nova Sleeper Build – Part Three Video

Corvette Tech Tips, Corvette Videos
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

Floor Jacks — The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

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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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Hennessey’s 2020 C8 Corvette Reached 205.1 MPH Set New Speed Record

Hennessey’s 2020 C8 Corvette Reached 205.1 MPH Set New Speed Record

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May 8, 2020, John Heinricy drove a Hennessey-prepared C8 Corvette to a top speed of 205.1 mph on the 8.0-mile high-speed oval at the Continental Tire Uvalde Proving Grounds, which is located approximately 80 miles west of San Antonio, Texas. The team at Hennessey Performance Engineering (HPE) has a long history of testing its cars to over 200 mph. You might remember when the C7 2013 Corvette was introduced. John Hennessey ran their modified Vette with 700 hp to a top speed of 200.6 mph. The Hennessey team began working on the new mid-engine C8 Corvette as soon as they took delivery in March (2020). But would they be able to break the 200-mph mark? A noted automotive engineer and racecar driver John Heinricy has also had a long and…
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23 Videos for Owners of 2020 C8 Corvette Stingray

23 Videos for Owners of 2020 C8 Corvette Stingray

2020 Corvette Information, C8 Corvette Information, Corvette Videos
Chevrolet produced 23 videos for owners of 2020 C8 Corvette Stingray. The new videos show owners how to get the most out of their cars. The additional video series includes topics such as: Vehicle break-in scheduleMaintenanceTrack preparationDriver modesMemory settingsMany more how-tos for the ultimate vehicle experience Vehicle Break-In Schedule 200-, 500- and 1,500-mile markersDriving behaviors to avoid https://youtu.be/7zQdzvVIqSk Vehicle Maintenance Schedule Maintenance requirements and recommendationsFluid life may vary https://youtu.be/pDUVm0Y69ko Driver Modes How and when to use the 5 different driving modesHow to activate Z-Mode https://youtu.be/C964wkOvIGU Driver Assistance Features Driver assistance featuresAssistance systems for driving, backing up and parking https://youtu.be/coS1uGR8t3g Roof Panel Removal & Convertible Operation Removing and reinstalling coupe roof panelConvertible top operation https://youtu.be/yzuqJ-nADlk Front Lift Activating with the push of a buttonHow to store locations with 4-way pad https://youtu.be/MEmX7INesSc…
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Lone Wolf Hot Rods’ Sleeper Nova Build – Part Two – Video

Lone Wolf Hot Rods’ Sleeper Nova Build – Part Two – Video

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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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50TH ANNIVERSARY CORVETTE STINGRAY CONCEPT

50TH ANNIVERSARY CORVETTE STINGRAY CONCEPT

2009 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette Videos
50TH ANNIVERSARY CORVETTE STINGRAY CONCEPT Design and technology come together to celebrate Corvette’s past, present and future 2009-10-30 Today we are looking back that the 50th Anniversary Corvette Stingray Concept and a press release that was sent to the media. DETROIT – Chevrolet delivers a futuristic vision of technology and design with the 50th Anniversary Corvette Stingray Concept. A version of the model was first shown at the 2009 Chicago Auto Show and stars as “Sideswipe” in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. The Corvette Stingray Concept represents both the iconic legacy and an exciting future for Corvette. 50th Anniversary Corvette Stingray Concept The Corvette Stingray Concept was developed as an internal design challenge to combine classic Corvette cues with surprisingly high-tech features, modern materials, and a striking new appearance. The car…
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Amazing (and Cheap!) Ball Joint Separator Tool – Video

Amazing (and Cheap!) Ball Joint Separator Tool – Video

Corvette Tech Tips, Corvette Videos
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

Two Videos on How-to Adjust the Holley Carburetor

Corvette Tech Tips, Corvette Videos
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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