need help connecting my original engine back onto my 1985 corvette

Asked by Jan 10, 2015 at 03:17 PM about the 1985 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the engine was taken out recently and I bought it from a guy who couldn't afford to pay for further repairs. so I have the original stock engine already sitting in my 85 corvette but a lot of bolts are loose, wires disconnected, and vacume lines are disconnected. I just would like to know how to reconnect my engine to my car. nothing is broken or missing.

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105,785

that is the tuned port injected 350 correct?

yes a tune port injection

105,785

Ok what you need help connecting?

vacume lines, and quite a bit of lines coming off the engine itself do you of any websites that could show me how to do this step by step with video or something? im desperate at this point

105,785

http://lib.store.yahoo.net/lib/yhst-130529976527296/L98.jpg --- heres you a picture. I will hunt you a web sight.

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thanks a lot dandyoun:)

105,785

Just a thought. Have you checked your local auto parts store for a Haynes repair manual? They are about $20. And can help you put it all back together correctly. I use mine all the time with my 1985 z28.

I have not done that yet but I can go and ask them for one

Any luck on a website?

105,785

Nothing yet that gives enough info to fully hook it all back up.

105,785

Is the engine fully put back together and you just need to hook up the electrical and vacuum connections? The Haynes Manuel will have all the info you will need.

105,785

Check your messages in your in box on this site.

Can I call you tomorrow? Today isn't really a good time

105,785

Yes

105,785

http://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c4-tech-performance-48/ -- these guys can probably help you better.

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If you know anyone that has an 85 Corvette ask to look at his, take pictures and draw diagrams. Check if there is a Corvette club close and talk to them, there are always very knowledgeable owners that are ready to help. Some may even have an old 85 manuel laying around in their office or garage.

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