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C2 Corvette - C2 and C3 Corvette restoration

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Vtech Corvette provides complete C2 and C3 Corvette restoration. Our suspension and restoration shop is your best source for quick and reliable service. Vtech Corvette provides rebuilds of Corvette trailing arms, wheel bearings, rear ends (differentials) control arms. Our service work is guaranteed. We care about the passion you have for your Corvette.

Vtech Corvette has over thirty years of Corvette rebuilding experience and Jim is an ASE Certified Master Technician.

Since you are dealing directly with the rebuilder, Vtech offers unbeatable prices, quality work and quick turnaround on orders. By dealing directly with the rebuilder, you eliminate some of the cost. Vtech Corvette is very competitive on parts and pricing.

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Corvette Differential Maintenance and Repair

Feb 25, 2021 | Blogs, Corvette Differential

A Corvette differential is accountable for supplying torque and energy to front and rear wheels. This integrated system enables inner and outer wheels to operate at distinctive speeds in the event of high-speed turning, cornering, drifting, and other forms of navigation. Drivers can locate the differential technique amongst the left and ride-side wheels mounted along with the driveshaft and axle assemblies.

Corvette Maintenance

Equivalent to engine upkeep, Corvette owners must regularly monitor a vehicle’s differential program for long-term driving satisfaction. Ignoring different wear and tear signs may cause permanent harm, so always attend to noticeable vibrations, rattling, or grinding taking location although turning. Corvette differential has already been around for quite some time, and there’s the likelihood that they’ll be about for some time more. Understanding this, there’s the likelihood that the Corvette of one’s dreams will have “dreams” of its own, and they will most likely manifest themselves with regards to abuse. Do you want to get yourself an older model, like a C2 or C3? It comes with the realization that you are coping with a vehicle that has had plenty of usages, and likely abuse, to it. Components wear out, and that is exactly where this story comes into play.

Both C2 and C3 Corvettes, spanning 1963-’82, share basically the same independent rear suspension and differential package. Though this integral carrier rear-ends didn’t change substantially over the C2 and C3’s two-decade production life, there are troubles you need to be conscious of in regards to differential rebuilding. One of several first concerns is disassembly. If you disassemble the differential, grab your phone or digital camera, take plenty of images, and save them. Before removing the side bearing caps, stamp “L” and “R” for “Left” and “Right” on the caps. You don’t choose to get these caps reversed. If you are organizing to do any tough driving, we advocate you go for ARP fasteners throughout. It is normally an excellent notion to utilize new fasteners, and also the use of ARP fasteners for street use is excellent insurance.

Disassembling Corvette Differential

If you disassemble any differential case, inspect and get rid of tension risers within the casting. All ragged edges and rough surfaces have to be cleaned up with a die grinder to stop cracking. Roughcast surfaces might also be ground smooth to enable lube to flow back towards the sump faster. A coat of GE Glyptal on internal surfaces seals the casting and also allows the lube to drain back faster. Some rebuilders like to set up a drain plug to encourage normal periodic upkeep. We hugely advocate installing a drain plug. Constantly add a friction modifier when you are carrying out a Positraction differential. We’ve discovered AMSOIL Slip Lock Differential Additive performs properly. One particular 4-ounce tube of Slip Lock treats differential capacities of 2-4 quarts.

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