Built-in camber adjustment at strut rod inner ends. Throttle Linkage Adjustment Turbo Hydra-matic 400 Pull detent switch driver to rear until hole in switch body lines up with hole in driver. Close access cover fully to prevent the entry of dirt into the distributor. All plugs must be of the same make and number. The curb idle speed is normal engine idle speed, the low idle speed is set for conditions when the solenoid is de-energized, as when the ignition is turned off. Adjust swivel on end of rod if necessary. Breaker arm rubbing block must be on high point of lobe during adjustment.
Our bright yellow Corvette is now up for sale after personal use! A two degree variation is allowable for wear. Carburetor Adjustments: The adjustments described apply to all carburetors used, except as noted. If compression comes up but does not necessarily reach normal, rings are worn. Find your 1972 Chevrolet Corvette repair manual right now at Chilton. Inspect each spark plug for make and heat range. This two owner Stingray comes with just 42,919 original miles! It includes coverage on all mechanical and electrical systems. When armed, the alarm would sound whenever either the hood or the doors of the car were opened.
It was the first all-American sports car built by an American car manufacturer. If the battery has been using too much water, the voltage output is too high. Color Steel-city-gray Engine 454-cid-v8 Miles 92,246 Now for sale in our Houston showroom is this Steel City Grey 1972 Chevrolet Corvette. This is where you find specifications, wiring diagrams, diagnostic procedures, troubleshooting, installation and removal, and covers all systems. You can print pages right from the application. Idle Speed and Mixture — Holley 2300 All adjustments are same as previously described except as follows: On models equipped with idle stop solenoid, adjust idle stop solenoid screw to give 1000 rpm, then adjust idle mixture adjusting screw to specified rpm.
Shut off engine and reconnect fuel tank to vapor canister. Battery and Battery Cables The top of the battery should be clean and the battery hold-down properly tightened. Add fluid as needed to bring level to mark. If you are a corvette lover, check out. Particular care should be taken to see that the top of the battery is kept clean of acid film and dirt. Adjust spark plug gaps to. Adjust the timing by loosening the distributor clamp and rotating the distributor body as required, then tighten the clamp, and recheck timing.
Adjust control linkage to freely enter hole in carburetor throttle lever. To stay up to date with everything Retro make sure to like us on Facebook: Or follow us on Instagram:. Aim timing light at timing tab. Frame: all welded, full length, ladder construction with 5 crossmembers. It is built today exclusively at a General Motors assembly plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky U.
Sustained heavy duty or high speed driving, or driving under adverse conditions may require more frequent servicing. Adjusting the idle mixture is done with the engine running at normal operating temperatures, with the air cleaner on, choke open, air conditioning off, and fuel tank hose from canister disconnected. Position of each wheel established by three links: tubular axle drive shafts, transverse strut rods, torque control arms. If necessary, adjust rod length by bending rod at offset. Do not attempt to remove all roughness nor dress the point surfaces down smooth. All adjustments are made with the engine at normal operating temperature. The Corvette owners manual has changed a lot over the years mainly due to the sheer increase in technology and functionality with every new model.
Engine Oil Drain and Replacement Place a pan under the oil pan drain plug and remove plug. Fast Idle 1966-1976 With the transmission in neutral, position the cam follower on the high step 2nd step, 1971-1972 of the fast idle cam. Distributor Breaker Point System Check the distributor centrifugal advance mechanisms by turning the distributor rotor in a clockwise direction as far as possible, then releasing the rotor to see if the springs return it to its retarded position. If idling smooths out, the valve should be removed for cleaning or replacement if something appears to be broken. The factory manual is essential.
Never use emery cloth or sandpaper to clean contact points since particles will embed and cause arcing and rapid burning of points. This is when the groove in the center of the pad is gone. If not within limits, replace. Disc brakes do not need periodic adjustments; they are self adjusting. The option was also available on the Corvette convertible, but at an additional cost.
Install rotor and distributor cap. Replace at 24,000 mile intervals. These caps allow about one full turn for adjustment. Classics on Autotrader is your one-stop shop for the best classic cars, muscle cars, project cars, exotics, hot rods, classic trucks, and old cars for sale. Eckler's Corvette brings you the latest and greatest in Corvette service manuals, Corvette shop manuals, and all official Corvette manuals. On engines with closed element air cleaners, inspect crankcase ventilation filter and replace if necessary.
With engine running at idle, raise the adjustment screw window and insert an Allen wrench in the socket of the adjusting screw. Overall though, your owners manual is your quick reference guide to your Corvette. Replace points that are burned or badly pitted. If a dwell meter is not available, turn adjusting screw clockwise until engine starts to misfire, then turn screw one-half turn in the opposite direction to complete adjustment. Clutch Adjustment At clutch lever near firewall remove clutch return spring.