All parts are made with high quality fiberglass and will come with a black gelkote finish that is ready to be sanded, primed and painted. There is lots of room to do that since the cross member is removable in the automatic cars. Ecklers Corvette parts has simply the best selection of manual transmissions and conversion kits. Pack the flex plate away as it will no longer be needed. That makes a neat job and also plugs that hole in the large rubber grommet. The fact that it went in so easy was reassuring as that indicates that the bell housing was dialed in correctly.
The next picture shows the pedal assembly installed. Remove the clutch release bearing from the packaging. Those parts being the hood and doors mostly. You will need to acquire the correct starter for a standard cast iron cone versus aluminum for automatic. Available in bare aluminum or black.
The hole is already there in the steel support but the fiberglass panel is not punched. The long-tubes feature a slip-fit collector that when used with stainless steel band clamps offer the best ground clearance in the industry. Be careful not to damage the seal and dust cover if you decide to pull the plug out. All that remains under the car now is to install your new driveshaft and reconnect your emergency brake idler wheel. It will not hurt your car. . The holes for the lights do not get cut out by us.
The kit includes a fuel sending unit designed to work with your factory style fuel gauge. You are now ready to install the pilot bearing in the end of the crankshaft. Differences in body construction from one year to the next brings little challenges with the installation. You should be getting pretty excited at this point in time. Only the cost of the kit and some time on the valve body and your bangin gears?? You will need to disconnect the transmission cooling lines, speedometer cable, shift cable, down shift cable from the carburetor and modulator line from the vacuum port on the intake. Before you reinstall the steering column you will want to go under the car and install the rubber boot over the clutch rod.
I will certainly add additional comments here after I have driven the car for a while. You need to remove the steering column, instrument cluster and the steel brackets that support the steering column. Make sure the 'Z' shaft is perpendicular to the drive train. Kit includes the following: front bumper, rear bumper, side skirts, door panels, front side vents, mirror adapters, all necessary hardware and a detailed instruction sheet. You now can lower the transmission and pack it away. Ask me how to get the speedometer cable to connect to the transducer. Pull the transmission back about an inch to clear the torque converter from the crankshaft.
Using the latest manufacturing processes and aeronautics-born materials they have raised the bar for performance exhaust systems. It would be newer and less likely to have been sitting behind a high torque monster motor for most of it's life. Rear Bumper Rear bumper is usually fairly easy. Listen for any noises or vibrations. You now need to remove the brake pedal assembly.
You might also want to slide the clutch over the input shaft of your new transmission to ensure that it slides freely. Before you do that you will need to disconnect your emergency brake cable and remove the two bolts securing the transmission to the mounting bracket. It is a good idea to feed your new speedometer cable through at this point and connect it to the cluster. Install the clutch return spring from the 'Z' shaft to the firewall bracket that retains your steering column. In my case I was able to fabricate a bracket secured to the crankshaft with one of the flywheel bolts. The engine mounts bolt to your existing frame brackets.
The vents would probably be best to install last because you are lining them up with the hood, side skirts and door panel. You will probably want to leave the yoke in the transmission especially if you did not drain the fluid. Available in bare aluminum or black and with or without high performance electric fans installed. They need to be a tight fit so if you have to do any sanding, sand a small amount at a time. It is easier to remove those bolts first before you start working under the car. You could always swap in a more modern transmission, but that would destroy the look and feel of the car. Attach the fork to the pivot stud.
For sale is one complete 84-96 C4 to C5 body style upgrade kit. You can now move on to the task of installing the pedal assembly. This Kit includes everything you will need to upgrade your car to the C5 body style. There is also a hydraulic clutch option to make driving your C3 even better. You now are ready to remove the rear cross member. Call or l us for a shipping quote Installation Instructions Front Bumper Most customers take out the honeycomb.