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1986 Corvette - runs poorly cold - NO CODES

So I have recently changed the Idle Air Controller, Coolant Temperature Sensor, Spark Plugs, Rotor and cap. The CTS was in regard to this latest problem which did not help. Symptoms: When starting ...
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94 Corvette shutting down

I have a 94 Corvettes that shut down after driving for a few minutes. I installed a new fuel pump. I think it’s the fuel relay. Only problem is I can’t locate where it is. I opened the passenger kick ...
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78 Corvette Transmission Leaking

When I check my transmission with the motor running the dip stick indicates there is no transmission fluid but when I check the dip stick with the engine off the dip stick shows it to be full. I don ...
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Thinking of running E85 to clean my Corvette valves, pistons and heads

I'm pretty sure that I have built up carbon deposits in my 1986 corvette convertible with aluminum heads. I get noticeable pinging when hot and accelerating even with 93 octane gas. My plan is to ...
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Intermittent stumble then stall - 1986 Corvette

I've been driving my car all week since I fixed (batee) my digital dash and have been noticing a slight stumble sometimes idling and decelerating. Yesterday while at a drive through it happened again ...
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2006 Corvette battery tender location

I have a 2006 Corvette (C6) that isn’t driven a whole lot and I want to hook up a better tender the most convenient way possible. Obviously I can hook it up directly to the battery terminals but I’ve ...
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1986 Corvette - ECM code 33 & 36

My vintage 1986 Corvette convertible recently developed a stumble that progressed to a no-run condition. It comes and goes sometimes starting but in a few minutes I get a SES (Service Engine Soon) ...
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Put a 12-Cylinder Engine in a 1979 Corvette? [closed]

Would it be possible to put a 12-cylinder engine in a 1979 Chevrolet Corvette C3, preferably an engine designed to fly a propeller airplane or other small aircraft? How expensive would it be? How ...
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Speaker bass buzz

I am having some major troubles. I installed a custom sound system into a C5 Corvette. The deck is a KVT-7012BT Kenwood ( I used speaker wire to ground the RCAs). The speakers are Pioneers; two ...
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Battery Drain Immediatly

So, I am currently putting in a finalized sound system in a 1998 C5 corvette. I finally put the whole thing together( 4 speakers, hooked to an Alpine amp with RCAs. And a amp included sub box, the ...
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Programing a new #1 remote fob for 2008 C6 Corvette

I bought a 2008 C6 Corvette. It came with only fob #2. I bought a new fob #1. When I programmed the new #1 fob, the DIC indicated it as #3. I can't get the memory functions (recall seat, mirrors, ...
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Dead battery after trickle charge stopped working

I store my son's 1994 Corvette in my garage and have the battery on trickle charge. Once a month, I start it and take it for a ride around the block a few times. It always starts right up since I have ...
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How to reprogram an 86 corvette chip key to a new Electronic Control Unit

I just put a new Electronic Control Unit (ECU) in my '86 Corvette. My key seems to be giving the right code, as I get fuel to the rail and spark to the plugs, however, I don't get injector pulse, so ...
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Magnetic Active Suspension or Magnetorheological Damper

GM developed magnetic dampers for the Corvette several years back. What is magnetic active suspension and how does it work? I understand there is a magnetic fluid in the shocks but how, deep down, ...
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74 Corvette with slight pop in exhaust

I've got a (new to me) 1974 Corvette with the 5.7 / GM 350 . Dual exhaust. Driver's side exhaust sounds perfect. Passenger's side exhaust has a subtle pop/rattle to it and does not pass the "dollar ...
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Wipers come on in the off position

1998 Corvette wipers comes on while in the off position. I changed the motor and the switch. Is there a relay some where? What should I do next?