Split Decision Split Corvette Bumper

Split Decision Split Corvette Bumper How To Repair Your C5 Corvette’s Urethane Bumper From the October, 2008 issue of Vette By James Berry Photography by James Berry

Maybe you’ve been there, trying to drive your car into a corner too quickly or simply putting it in Reverse and cringing at the crunch. The resulting . . . → Read More: Split Decision Split Corvette Bumper


Window Service


There are several adjustments that affect window position and function. When making adjustments go in small increments or you can damage the window machinery or the door seal. The adjustments are the same for both power and hand operated windows. Warning! If you move a door from one car to another then these . . . → Read More: Window Service


Fiero Sail Panel Replacement

Fiero Tips and Tricks

Sail Panels

Have you ever wondered how that sail panel is held  to the body? The picture here to the right show an  85 SE with the panel removed. I recommend you  remove it if you are going to paint your car or if you  need to repaint . . . → Read More: Fiero Sail Panel Replacement


Flexible Factory Nose Skirt

The 1987 Sport Coupe uses a polypropylene skirt under the front of the car.

(I’m guessing at the specific plastic from the way it feels, and it’s response to abrasion, and heat. At any rate it is a Thermo Forming plastic. I imagine it could be LDPE as well. [Low Density PolyEthylene.]) Two . . . → Read More: Flexible Factory Nose Skirt


Fiero Hood System

Fiero Hood System Few people realize that the hood of any car or light truck is actually a somewhat complicated system with several safety features most people don’t even notice. The only feature many people are aware of is the secondary latch on hoods that open from the front. (That second latch is actually . . . → Read More: Fiero Hood System


Dew Wiper Observations

As many people know, the exterior dew wiper has 2 fuzzy pads on it. These pads collect trash or wear out and damage the window. I’ve had the doors apart a bunch recently and I’ve noticed the pads are very tight to the glass. This adds to the problem. The pads are pressing so . . . → Read More: Dew Wiper Observations


Adorable Doors

WARNING: Doors are Heavy! You will need helper(s) to remove/install doors or rebuild the hinges. If you must work by yourself you can use a floor jack with wood or other padding on top to support the door. Don’t use a “bottle” jack. They are too easy to knock over.

Here’s a guide on . . . → Read More: Adorable Doors