The service department is first-class. I spoke with Ralph and he was able to answer all my questions and helped me with the process from start to finish. As A Result, The O-ring May Not Seat Correctly On The Fuel Line. Modifications to the valve train and cylinder heads along with the use of platinum-tipped spark plugs and synthetic oil enabled the engine to produce 405 hp up from 375 hp , while a new exhaust gas recirculation system also improved emissions control. The transmission has a tweaked ring and pinion ratio of 3.
Additionally, a shortening of the inlet stroke duration allowed a longer exhaust stroke duration with no increase in overlap area between the two strokes. Look for broken, damaged, missing or out-of-position parts as well as open seams, holes, loose connections or other conditions which could cause a heat build-up in the floor pan or could let exhaust fumes into the vehicle. Third, new thermostat polyester valve covers replaced the — magnesium covers. First, the heat shield design changed from a single-piece stamping to a two-piece sandwich type that was self damping. And a surprisingly effective traction-control system -- one that we originally approached with some skepticism -- now makes the Vette much more driveable in bad weather conditions. Coupes that were equipped with the system included an extra button on the transmitter that would unlock the rear hatch. P Tenth Digit The Model Year.
It also features a removable black top and came equipped with everything, including its own unique emblems. However, if there's one thing counter to the Vette's traditional brutish nature, it's the new standard-equipment traction-control system. The improved sound deadening now lets you hear more country twang and less driveline whine. We snapped the shifter back at redline from first, revved to the top of second, and arrived at 60 mph in just 4. Ever since the first Polo White inline-six-powered example was sold in 1953, it's been almost impossible not to notice a Corvette, particularly one in your rear-view mirror. Here are the specifications for the 1993 Corvette: The 1993 Corvette convertible top was manual, but was quick and easy to put up or down.
Braking numbers, as expected, remain world class. Selective Real Time Damping is a new option. Check the axle and repair it if needed. . Quick access to automobile-catalog website - - type in a browser: a-c. The base black cloth seats did not include any embroidery.
Received excellent care during my first visit at Liberty Ford in Brunswick. Torque was also improved from 370 lb-ft to 385 lb-ft. This is not based on mileage, but on engine revolutions and engine operating temperature. Nudge 'er up to 65 mph 1600 rpm and the fuel-economy gauge indicates a rock-steady 25 mpg-not bad for a fire-breathing V-8. A total of 21,590 Corvettes were manufactured and sold, marking 1993 the first model year in four years to actually witness an increase in its numbers. Somewhat oddly, four analog gauges to the right of the speedo report the same info. The Recall Began On October 18, 2006.
Squeezing 300 bhp out of the venerable small-block was not easy. Our late-model brute also stomped down the quarter mile in 13. Three changes were made to the engine to make it quieter. The F45 setup delivers a range from compliant to quite firm. Under severe conditions the indicator may come on before 3,000 miles 5,000 km. This is a good road car. A cam arrangement causes the accelerator pedal to literally pulse back at the driver.
On one 22-degree Michigan morning, the car squeaked and creaked as if the rear hatch area were made of Styrofoam. Sadly, the base model coupes received virtually no cosmetic upkeep from the previous model year — but with just two exceptions: First, while the wheels on the Corvette included the same rotary cut pattern as that of the , the wheels still reflected a different physical appearance because they were machined differently than the wheels found on the 1992 Corvette. Unwanted sonic intrusion aside, the Collector Edition is a car for serious enthusiast drivers. Chassis Lubrication: Lubricate the transmission shift linkage, parking brake cable guides, underbody contact points and linkage. By 1929, the Chevrolet brand would quickly take over Ford as the best-selling car in the United States. For 21 years, the car was stored in a climate controlled environment. Park on a fairly steep hill, with the vehicle facing downhill.
Rear Axle Service: Check the gear lubricant level in the rear axle and add if needed. Drive it like its designers intended. I am grateful for all that was done! Inspect brake lines and hoses for proper hook-up, binding, leaks, cracks, chafing, etc. This seemingly simple improvement, which uses a gear-driven water pump with a thermostat on the inlet side, allows the compression ratio to be bumped from last year's 10. From its earliest days racing against the Porsche 356 at the 24 Hours of LeMans to competing at some of the most grueling road courses of the day, the had become a world leader that had celebrated decades long victories in sales, showmanship and performance. With a better price point than previous models this generation became very popular not only with the middle-aged group but with a younger crowd as well.
When this special edition Corvette was run with the throttle full open, the Corvette could accelerate from zero-to-60 miles per hour in just 3. The engine was largely assembled by hand and was Dyno tested before being sent to Chevrolet. Consequence The Power Steering Fluid Is Flammable And Could Cause an Underhood Fire If Exposed To A Source Of Ignition. Proper sports cars also need a tight, quick steering gear. Spark Plug Wire Inspection: Inspect for burns, cracks or other damage.