Posts Tagged ‘CORVETTE’

TR-6060 Transmission Rebuild

Today we will be going over one of our manual 6 speed TR-6060 transmission rebuilds. This manual transmission is from a 2008 Chevrolet C6 Corvette Z06. This style TR-6060 transmission is correct for the 2008-2013 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 models.
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To start this build out, we first secure the transmission so it will not move while we work on it. From here we start to remove the end cover as shown to get into the internals.
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With the cover removed we can start taking the gears out one at a time. With those internals removed we can then removed the center housing and set it to the side.
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With the center case removed, we can start tearing down the remaining internals. Once those are done we have finished the dismantling of the transmission and are now ready to start the rebuild.
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Now with the rebuild of this transmission about to begin, you need to make sure you have your replacement parts ready to go. For our build we decided to replace all the syncros, both the input and counter shaft. We also replaced the front cover as well as the pump that is mounted to it. Do not forget as with any rebuild that gets done you should replace all the seals and with this one we even upgraded the blocker rings on this transmission.
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As we stated in the last step, we ended up upgraded the blocker rings to a carbon blocker ring set. The picture shows the old style on the left and the new carbon ones on the right. We replaced both input and counter shaft due to the old ones showing signs of ware when we started the build.
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At this point we start to install the first set of internals back onto the base plate. Its very important to make sure that each part gets installed in the correct order.
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With this section of the internals installed the center case is then placed back onto the base plate and bolted back down. Everything should fit together just right if it was put back together correctly.
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Now with the center section of the case snugged down, we can start installing the next set of internals. Again make sure that everything goes back in the correct order.
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At this point the final thing to do is reinstall the last section of the housing. This then finishes the whole build from start to finish.
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As always, feel free to email or call us with any questions at clevelandpap@yahoo.com and 866-236-5031.

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97-04 Chevrolet C5 Corvette Headlight Motor Difference

Today we will be talking about the differences in the Chevrolet C5 Corvette headlight motors. The headlights themselves are direct fits for all 1997-2004 models but the headlight motors are different for the 1997-1999 and 2000-2004 models.


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With the head light motors there is not much of a difference between the two interchanges. The 1997-1999 motors are made of plastic for the most part, were as the 2000-2004 style is mostly made of metal.


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All of the plugs are the same between the two styles of headlight motors, but the bolt holes for mounting them to the headlight bracket are different. Even though they mount different to the headlight assemblies, the bracket for the headlight it self mounts the same to the car.


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So when you are replacing your headlights, you will be fine if you replace your whole headlamp assembly. But if you only need to replace your headlight motor, be careful and make sure it is the same style as the one you need.


As always, feel free to email or call us with any questions at clevelandpap@yahoo.com and 866-236-5031.

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Ultra Rare Limited Production Factory Vehicles That Have Been Given a Second Life!

Here at Cleveland Power & Performance, we have had quite a few ultra rare, limited production factory high performance vehicles. Most have been wrecked beyond repair, but we have repaired quite a few and put them back on the road! The one’s that had a dead title or were beyond repair we still given a second chance by our facility!

Whether sold as a donor car, a rolling chassis, a turnkey pallet, or just a complete engine and transmission drop out, here at Cleveland Power & Performance we promise to ALWAYS ensure these limited number vehicles are re-purposed for their second coming in a custom project or repair! As of 2016, these are the vehicles we’ve received that we feel are quite rare based on total production. Stay tuned next year for a new list of rare cars we’ve acquired!

Below you will find a list, detailing the vehicle and what makes it rare, our stock number, the vin, and what the total production was. Entries with an “X” in front of the year are pictured below!

X 2005 Ram 1500 SRT-10 Viper Yellow Fever Quad Cab – 14-052 –
3D3HA18H35G740233 – 1 of 500 total

X 2005 Ram 1500 SRT-10 Viper Commemorative Edition – 13-064 –
3D7HA16H95G858885 – 1 of 200 total

X 2005 Ram 1500 SRT-10 Viper Commemorative Edition – 13-212 –
3D7HA16H75G858934 – 1 of 200 total

2006 Ram 1500 SRT-10 Viper Night Runner – 12-053 –
3D3HA16H76G269305 – 1 of 400 total

X 2006 Ram 1500 SRT-10 Viper Night Runner – 09-328 –
3D3HA18H56G269140 – 1 of 400 total

X 2010 Furious Fuchsia Challenger SRT-8 – 13-023 –
2B3CJ7DW0AH296248 – 1 of 400 total

2001 Yellow Viper GTS ACR – 10-026 –
1B3ER69E41V703202 – 1 of 89 total

X 2008 B5 Blue Pearl Coat Charger SRT-8 Super Bee – 14-043 –
2B3LA73W38H164001 – #614 of 1000

2008 B5 Blue Pearl Coat Charger SRT-8 Super Bee – 15-134 –
2B3KA73W98H163768 – 1 of 1000

X 2008 B5 Blue Pearl Coat Charger SRT-8 Super Bee – 14-057 –
2B3KA73W08H164100– 1 of 1000

2004 Viper Mamba Convertible – 10-290 –
1B3JZ65Z54V102179 – 1 of 200

2004 Viper Mamba Convertible – 10-131 –
1B3JZ65Z84V101267 – 1 of 200

X 2005 Viper Mamba Convertible – 15-002 –
1B3JZ65Z45V501196 – 1 of 200

X 2003 Viper from Fast & The Furious: Toyko Drift – 07-146 –
1B3JR65ZX3V501572 – 1 of 1

X 2013 Corvette C6 Z06 427 Convertible w/ 427 package – 13-002 –
1G1YY3DE9D5700216 – 1 of 427

1992 Corvette ZR1 in Black Rose Metallic – 14-126 –
1G1YZ23J4N5800165 – 1 of 48

2011 Toxic Orange Challenger SRT-8 – 15-198 –
2B3CJ7DJ7BH552987- 1 of 357

X 2010 Arctic White Corvette C6 Z06 – 15-006 –
1G1YK2DEXA5107164 – 1 of 184

X 2002 Corvette Mallet Hammer C5 Z06 383 Stroker – 15-076 –
1G1YY12S525128748- 1 of 6!

X 2011 Challenger SRT-8 392 w/ 392 Package – 13-037 –
2B3CJ7DJXBH501449 – 1 of 1492

1997 Corvette C5 “Bowling Green” Fairway Green Metallic – 06-189 –
1G1YY22G2V5100184 – 1 of 155

X 2008 Corvette C6 Hertz Sales Package – 08-299 –
1G1YY26W285130534 – 1 of 500

2001 Pontiac Firebird Firehawk – 13-234 –
2G2FV22G312144471 – 1 of 504

2002 Pontiac Firebird Trans AM Collector’s Edition – 05-190 –
2G2FV32G322145109 – 1 of 554

1996 Corvette C4 LT4 Convertible Collector’s Edition – 08-022 –
1G1YY3259T5116951 – 1 of 1,290

1996 Corvette C4 LT4 Coupe Collector’s Edition – 08-110 –
1G1YY2252T5110788 1 of 1,540

2006 Viper Coupe GTS Blue Special Edition – 09-050 –
1B3JZ69Z56V100316 – 1 of 424

2008 Dodge Magnum SRT-8 – 11-219 –
2D8GV77398H193430 – 1 of 239

2006 Chrysler 300C Classic Design Concepts #1 Glassback Roof Car – 15-182 –
2C3LA73W46H514722 – 1 of 1

X 2002 Camaro Coupe 35th Anniversary – 09-080 –
2G1FP32G322141284 – 1 of 934

2002 Camaro Coupe 35th Anniversary – 08-214 –
2G1FP22G122120475 – 1 of 1,037

2002 Camaro Convertible 35th Anniversary – 04-225 –
2G1FP32G122122538 – 1 of 789

1994 Firebird Trans AM 25th Anniversary – 08-008 –
2G2FV22P4R2233672 – 1 of 1,412

1994 Firebird Trans AM 25th Anniversary – 08-203 –
2G2FS22S0R2247162 – 1 of 1,412

1994 Firebird Trans AM 25th Anniversary – 10-292 –
2G2FV22P7R2240020 – 1 of 1,412

X 2004 Corvette Z06 Z16 Commemorative – 05-368 –
1G1YY12S945125001 – 1 of 2,025

2005 Silverado 1500 Regency RST Conversion – 06-244 –
1GCEC14V75Z336238 – 1 of < 200

X 2009 Pontiac G8 GT GXP – 09-229 –
6G2EP57WX9L303167 – 1 of 1,828

2009 Pontiac G8 GT GXP – 13-155 –
6G2EP57W29L300053 – 1 of 1,828

2009 Pontiac G8 GT GXP – 14-168 –
6G2EP57W99L310255 – 1 of 1,828

2005 Ford GT –
1FAFP90S25Y400149 – 1 of 2,027

1999 Viper GTS-R Built by Hennessey – 09-107 –
1B3ER69E8XV502685 – 1 of ???

 

Corvette C6 Donor Vs 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Z51 Run & Drive Donor Go Kart / Chassis!

Cleveland Power & Performance is proud to offer the world’s first 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Z51 Run & Drive Donor Go Kart / Chassis! Check out more pictures and information, or to buy here:

 

http://www.clevelandpap.com/2014-z51-6-2l-engine-5k-running-driving-donor/

 

We’ve sold hundreds of C6 Corvette donor cars over the years, and if you are considering one for your next project, you’ll be surprised and pleased to read all the improvements the 7th generation Corvette has over the 6th, for only a slight increase in price.

 

Starting with the driveline, the 6.2L LT1 V8 engine is a beast, delivering 460 horsepower and 465 lb.-ft. of torque utilizing several advanced technologies, including direct injection, Active Fuel Management and continuously variable valve timing to support an advanced combustion system. The Corvette’s LT1 engine features a structural aluminum six-quart oil pan, and included with our Donor Go Kart, a dry-sump oiling system with a 10.5-quart capacity is included as well.

 

Other features include an ELECTRIC power steering, which frees up performance and fuel efficiency, oil-spray piston cooling, “four-into-one” short-header exhaust manifold design, and of course, an all aluminum cylinder block.

 

On the interior, the new leather wrapped seats are styled expertly, very sporty, feel great, and even the passenger received attention as there is a grab handle on the center console. The infotainment navigation system is integrated with all digital speedometer display screen, which can be customized to your liking. Most all surfaces are leather wrapped, and the advanced heads up display shows plenty of data to keep your eyes on the road.

 

The suspension has been reworked as well. Everything is made of aluminum, including the frame that the upper control arm and shock absorber are bolted into with tie bars. The magnetorheological dampers have an adaptive control system that makes damping adjustments every 10 milliseconds. New to the C7 are adjustable high controls. Twirl all four and you can lower the car. 13.6-inch Ventilated front brake rotors have cooling tricks of their own in the form of surface slots and a spoked hub/rotor interface that looks like a two-piece design, but isn’t. The front calipers are four-piston Brembo units.

 

If you’re looking for something truly rare, unique, and utilizing the latest technology, then look no further than a Cleveland Power & Performance Running Driving Stingray Corvette Donor Car. It includes everything you need to put into your custom application without getting Nickle and Dimed down the road!

 

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1997-1999 Chevrolet C5 Corvette Manual Torque Tube 10MM Bushing Swap

Today We will be going over what you need to do to swap your 10mm bushing inside of any 1997 to 1999 manual Chevrolet C5 Corvette torque tube.
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First you will need to disassemble the torque tube, to do so just follow these steps.
First you will need to remove the bolts from the rear bell housing at the back of the part. Where the Bolts are located are highlighted in blue.
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Once this is done you will need to pull the housing of the torque tube off.
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From here you will need to separate the drive shaft from the rear bell housing and the input shaft. There will be three ( 3 ) bolts through the bushing that you can reach.
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Once the drive shaft is by itself you can then access the other three (3 ) bolts holding the bushing on.
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Now that the torque tube is apart and the bushing is now removed you can begin to install the new bushings.


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First you will need to start to bolt on the new bushing on to the drive shaft and input shaft. You can throw away the old bushing at this time as they are no longer needed.

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From here the next step will be to torque down the bolts through the bushing to 66.0
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Once all the bolts are torqued down you will need to reinstall the drive shaft into the rear bell housing.

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Now the final step is to slide the torque tube housing back over the drive shaft and bolt it on to the rear bell housing.
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At this point your torque tube is ready to be reinstalled in your Chevrolet C5 Corvette. As always, fell free to email or call us with any questions
Clevelandpap@yahoo.com and 866-236-5031

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2005-2013 Corvette C6 Navigation Radio Conversion Upgrade from CD Player To OEM Factory Navigation!

This guide will so you how easy to is to add an OEM C6 Corvette Bose Navigation assembly to your non-navigation equipped car.

Did you buy a C6 new without nav, and wish you had added it? Or do you have a pre-owned Corvette, and want to an OEM Navigation? It’s simpler than you think! So long as your car is equipped with an OEM Radio and the Bose speaker system, read on!

We sell the kit you need to upgrade, which includes the navigation unit, satellite & XM antennas, modules, and navigation disc.

You do need to make sure that you buy the right setup for your application. From what we’ve found:

A 2005 Navigation Unit MUST go back into a 2005 Vehicle.
A 2006 – 2008 Navigation Unit MUST go back into a 2006 – 2008 Vehicle.
A 2009 Navigation Unit MUST go back into a 2009 Vehicle.
A 2010 Navigation Unit MUST go back into a 2010 Vehicle.A 2011 – 2013 Navigation Unit MUST go back into a 2011 – 2013 Vehicle.

Please note that this is a simple plug and play swap, but you must have the Bose system in order to add this feature due to the wiring harness requirements. The voice command features and functions will not work if you don’t have OnStar. The microphone can be added to use this feature. The parts necessary to do so and the template can be obtained by us.

Here are some pictures of the upgrade:

Give us a call at 866-236-5031! We have plenty of C6 Corvette’s with tested, functional navigation units from all years available for purchase! We also fully test and video all the functions of the navigation unit prior to selling.

2013 C6 Grand Sport fresh water flood full rebuild

Follow this blog to see our 2013 Corvette Grand Sport, that was involved in a light fresh water flood, be fully rebuilt and inspected by the sate of Ohio to eventually be offered for sale.

We received this Grand Sport Corvette after it had been involved in a light fresh water flood. As stated this was a fresh water flood, and the water line was very low and did did not raise higher than a few inches off of the floor pans of the car. We here at Cleveland Power and Performance do not rebuild many flood vehicles, but if they are cars that deserve a second chance on the road we will fix them, and fix them the RIGHT way.

Here are a few photos showing this Grand Sport as we received it.

As you can see from the pictures, the exterior of this car is in excellent shape and it is painted the beautiful “Berlin Blue Metallic”.

As with any flood car that we receive, we rack the car on a lift to drain the fluids to inspect for any water contamination. The engine oil, trans fluid, and differential fluid all showed clean, clear and free of water. The car was then filled with new fresh fluids.

There are some misconceptions when it comes to floods, but if the car is repaired properly a flood car can be rebuilt and driven for countless enjoyable miles. The rebuild process is also much easier when the vehicle is was a fresh water flood as opposed to a salt water flood. A heavy saltwater flood car can be a nightmare. The saltwater can wreak absolute havoc on the electronics of a vehicle. Here is the interior of our fresh water flood next to a picture of a saltwater flooded Vette showing the difference.

Luckily for us and the car, the water level was very low and did not rise above the seat tracks. That means the there was no water contamination in any of the drive line or drive train. Check out this photo showing that the water line was very low, and that the water did not even make it half way up the tunnel.

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Here are some pictures showing the interior and underhood the Corvette as we received it. As you can see, the interior did not suffer any major water damage, nor did the engine compartment.

 

Once we got the Corvette inside the shop and drained all of the fluids, it was time to remove the interior. This allows us to really access any damage caused by the water entering the car and to see what parts were reusable. Unlike some shops, we will strip a flood car down to the bare floor pans to make sure she will be as dry as a bone, after a through disinfection and cleaning of course. Here are some shots of the interior removed from the Vette.

We laid the interior out to allow it to dry completely and continued stripping the car. We now had a chance to see what parts needed to be replaced. The only parts that we were not comfortable reinstalling in this car were the seat motors, front carpet sections and factory radio amplifier. All were swapped out from a non flooded donor Corvette. We also purchased new seat belt pre-tensioners as a safety precaution as the originals get wet in the flood. Here is the interior out and drying.

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After stripping the interior, the body harness was removed in order to be soda blasted to insure that it was thoroughly cleaned and that all water was removed. We also used disinfectant cleaner to scrub and clean the floor pans eliminating the chance of any foul smell occurring.

 

With the interior out, we had the opportunity to replace the seat motors, source a clean carpet and thoroughly clean the body harness. After the floor pan area was nice and dry, it was time for the interior to go back in the vehicle.

The harness, dash components, and carpet were the first parts to be reinstalled in the Vette. Next came the door panels and seats. Everything that went back into this Corvette was extremely clean, and retested for full functionality. This car received just about the most through detailing that a car could get. Here are some shots of the car with the interior fully installed.

This Corvette is now fully reassembled and has had several hundred test miles put on it. She is running like a top and ZERO issues has popped up since she has been buttoned up. She will be offered for sale shortly. Here are some photos showing the finished product of this 2013 C6 Grand Sport fresh water flood full rebuild

 

We here at Cleveland Power and Performance insist of fixing our vehicles the PROPER way and offering any potential customer a slew of pictures and info on the rebuild process. We have built our reputation on being honest and providing an excellent product.

If you have any questions about this vehicle, or any other vehicle, please do not hesitate to call us at 866-236-5031.

2006 Chevy Corvette C6 Automatic Donor

Watch this blog entry to follow a start to finish build on this 2006 Chevy Corvette C6 automatic donor car. When we are finished with this Vette, it will be a fully functional, run and drive go kart which will be the perfect chassis for all sorts of custom builds.

This particular car features an LS2 engine with automatic transmission, black leather interior, complete brake system, fuel system, suspensions and much more. When we build one of our donor cars or “go-karts” we strip away all of the clutter, leaving only the essentials for your build.

Here are some pictures showing what the car looked liked when we received it here in our facility.

We started this build, like we do with nearly all of our Vette donors, by racking it on a lift to see what, if any suspension components need replaced. We spin wheels, check control arms, etc to verify that every part that will be going back on the vehicle is true and straight. If any part needs replaced, we obtain it from our back stock inventory of Corvette parts.

Once we have an inventory on what needs replaced or repaired, we start by removing the body panels. Here are some photos of the Corvette after the first stages of tear-down.

At this point, we inspect the engine and driveline to verify that everything is in good working order. We will also begin to inspect the interior components, power functions.

Please stay tuned to this blog to see the second part of this build, and the conclusion in which wee will offer the completed donor Vette for sale.

If you have any questions on this vehicle, or any of the vehicles we have, please give us a call at 866-236-5031 to discuss.

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