86 vette...proper way to adjust the valves....


Asked by STUMMPY47 Aug 24, 2013 at 10:42 AM about the 1986 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

86 vette....I have that high plenum. trying to get car back on road. put new heads on engine when I start car there is a popping sound I think I have the valves too tight or loose. also right behind the throttle position sensor there is a nipple that sticks out Is it air or water. the vaccums that run under the plenum, what would be there correct routing. a diagram or pic of that info would help 100%.  thanks

1 Answer


You need to sit down in front of the computer and spend time on the Corvette websites. There is so much online for the Corvettes that all your answers will be addressed somewhere there online. If you have popping sounds, my first thought would be "Did you put the distributor back in correctly per the firing order ?" It sounds like you are out of firing order so recheck it. Then search the Corvette websites and also look at www.Chiltons.com before you go any further.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chevrolet Corvette Questions

Chevrolet Corvette Experts

#1 califcarson
Reputation 1,410
#2 carGrrl
Reputation 1,150
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 950
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro"
488 Great Deals out of 25,980 listings starting at $2,250
Used Ford Mustang"
608 Great Deals out of 41,030 listings starting at $1,695
Used Porsche 911"
153 Great Deals out of 4,478 listings starting at $12,990
Used Dodge Charger"
447 Great Deals out of 31,944 listings starting at $3,450
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class"
137 Great Deals out of 3,356 listings starting at $3,950
Used BMW M3"
50 Great Deals out of 1,231 listings starting at $4,999
Used Ford F-150"
2,722 Great Deals out of 170,737 listings starting at $1,000
Used Jeep Wrangler"
940 Great Deals out of 49,435 listings starting at $1,800
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,128 Great Deals out of 36,629 listings starting at $2,250

Used Cars For Sale

2016 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
5,355 listings starting at $54,995
2015 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
34 Great Deals out of 1,380 listings starting at $48,000
2014 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
34 Great Deals out of 905 listings starting at $44,944
2013 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
20 Great Deals out of 410 listings starting at $28,999
2012 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
21 Great Deals out of 352 listings starting at $28,000