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Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 1987 repair and maintenance guide free download ebook

book by Dalberg Arne

Published: 05/06/2019, file verified: 10/15/2019
  • Adjustment of systems and components
  • Front brake pads replacement
  • Rear brake replacement
  • Roadside wheel change
  • Thermostat replacement

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 1987, 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 Convertible can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. Download e-book for Chevrolet Corvette Convertible of 1987 model year.

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

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Number of pages
374 pages
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49.4 kB (ZIP archive)
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Chevrolet Corvette Convertible specifications

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

Car modelChevrolet Corvette Convertible
Model year1987
Country of originUSA
CategoryCabrioSport Cars
Number of seats2
Number of doors2
Body typeCabrio
Car length4490 mm (175.92 inches)
Car width1810 mm (70.94 inches)
Car height1190 mm (46.67 inches)
Wheelbase2450 mm (96.02 inches)
Front wheels205/70-R14
Rear wheels6.70x15
Vehicle weight1518 kg (3329.87 pounds)
Car passenger space4420 litres (1162.16 gallons)
Car cargo space394 litres (103.48 gallons)
Gear boxManual, 4-speed
Drive unitRear
Max speed254.0 km/h (157.01 mph)
Engine locationFront
Engine capacity5735 ccm (348.20 cubic inches)
Engine's typeV8
Valves per cylinder2
Maximum power248.40 PS (182.09 kW or 243.78 HP) at 4400 Rev. per min.
Torque467.00 Nm (47.36 kgf-m or 342.78 ft.lbs) at 3200 Rev. per min.
Cylinder size101.6 x 88.4 mm (3.98 x 3.5 inches)
Compression ratio9.5:1
Fuel typeGasoline
Power density0.1640 PS/kg
Cooling system typeLiquid

Quick reference data

Detailed guide to repair and maintenance of Chevrolet Corvette Convertible model 1987 in e-book format.

Chapter one / General information about Chevrolet

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

Chapter two / Troubleshooting

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

Chapter three / Lubrication, maintenance and tune-up

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

Chapter four / Chevrolet's engine

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

Chapter five / Fuel and exhaust system

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

Chapter six / Electrical system

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

Chapter seven / Front suspension and steering

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

Chapter eight / Rear axle suspension

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

Chapter nine / Body of Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

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

Wiring diagrams

Circuits / Colors of wires / Connectors

Supplement / Index

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