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Chevrolet Corvette 427 L68 1968 repair and maintenance guide free download ebook

book by Tomas Tihon

Published: 05/06/2019, file verified: 10/15/2019
  • Checking oil level
  • Engine exhaust system repair
  • Service and repair of transmission
  • Tightening torques
  • Vacuum oil extraction

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Chevrolet Corvette 427 L68 1968, this book can help you understand, care for and repair your Chevrolet. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 500 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Chevrolet Corvette 427 L68 can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. Download e-book for Chevrolet Corvette 427 L68 of 1968 model year.

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You can download guidelines for repair and maintenance of Chevrolet Corvette 427 L68 in e-book format. The zip-archive contains versions for iPhone, Android and computer reading.

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Number of pages
336 pages
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45.6 kB (ZIP archive)
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Chevrolet Corvette 427 L68 specifications

The main characteristics of a Chevrolet Corvette 427 L68 car. Full list of characteristics you will find in the book after free download.

Car modelChevrolet Corvette 427 L68
Model year1968
Country of originUSA
Number of seats2
Number of doors2
Body typeCoupe
Car length4640 mm (181.79 inches)
Car width1760 mm (68.95 inches)
Car height1220 mm (47.76 inches)
Wheelbase2500 mm (97.91 inches)
Ground clearance160 mm (6.27 inches)
Vehicle weight1461 kg (3204.90 pounds)
Car passenger space5180 litres (1362.16 gallons)
Gear boxManual, 4-speed
Drive unitRear
Front brakesVentilated disks
Rear brakesDisks
Turning radius12 m (474.02 inches)
Engine locationFront
Engine capacity6999 ccm (424.94 cubic inches)
Engine's typeV8
Maximum power405.60 PS (296.51 kW or 398.00 HP) at 5398.00 Rev. per min.
Torque624.00 Nm (63.28 kgf-m or 458.00 ft.lbs) at 3600 Rev. per min.
Compression ratio10.3:1
Power density0.2776 PS/kg
Cooling system typeLiquid
Fuel tank capacity76.0 litres (19.98 gallons)

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Detailed guide to repair and maintenance of Chevrolet Corvette 427 L68 model 1968 in e-book format.

Chapter one / General information about Chevrolet

Safety first / Service hints / Parts replacement / Mechanics tips / Safety / Tune-up and troubleshooting tools / Expendable supplies / Off Road rules / Service tips / Serial numbers / Basic hand tools / Torque specifications / Notes, cautions and warnings

Chapter two / Troubleshooting

Engine noises / Brake problems / Front suspension and steering / Operating requirements / Excessive vibration / Emergency troubleshooting / Engine starting / Engine performance

Chapter three / Lubrication, maintenance and tune-up

Valve adjustment / Compression test / Air filter / Periodic maintenance / Pre-checks / Spark plug / Service intervals / Periodic lubrication / Specifications / Engine oil and filter change / Ignition timing / Final drive oil change / Tune-up / Idle speed adjustment

Chapter four / Chevrolet's engine

Removal installation / Camshaft chain and tensioner / Specifications / Oil pump / Cylinder head / Break-in / Valves and valve components / Cylinder head cover and camshaft / Engine cooling / Cylinder / Ignition pulse generator / Starter gears / Recoil starter / Crankcase and crankshaft / Alternator / Piston, piston pin and piston rings

Chapter five / Fuel and exhaust system

Fuel tank / Fuel level gauge / Air filter air box / Specifications / Fuel shutoff valve / Operation cleaning inspection / Exhaust system / Cold starting / Throttle cable

Chapter six / Electrical system

Electric starting system / Voltage regulator / Charging system / Ignition pulse generator / Fuses / High oil temperature warning indicator system / Lighting system / Specifications / Switches / Alternator

Chapter seven / Front suspension and steering

Tie rod / Front suspension arm and steering knuckle / Specifications / Front brake and axle / Steering shaft / Front wheel / Handlebar

Chapter eight / Rear axle suspension

Rear axle housing / Shock absorber / Rear wheel / Rear axle

Chapter nine / Body of Chevrolet Corvette 427 L68

Rear fend / Rear fender seat / Specifications / Front fender / Rear fender / Front fender

Wiring diagrams

Circuits / Colors of wires / Connectors

Supplement / Index

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