The 1993 - 2002 4th Gen

Camaro and Firebird

Technical Information Site

 

Technical Aides

These are files, links and websites, that I've collected over the years.  All of these are scattered over the internet and are hard to find, some have disappeared. Until now!

Cylinder Heads 

 

Cylinder Head Bolts: Replacing & Tightening

 

Verifying Pushrod Length And Rocker Arm Geometry

 

 

 

 

 

INSTALLED Geometry

is the art of adjusting the rocker's axis below the roller tip centerline,

exactly HALF of whatever the NET valve lift is.

 

VALVE FAILURES

 

Chevy small / big block head flow charts

 

LS1/LS6 Head flows Ported/Non-Ported

 

LT1 vs. LT4 ... What are the Differences?

 

LS1 & LS6 Head Flow

 

Basic head porting

 

Camshafts and valvetrain

 

Effects Of Changes In Cam Timing And Lobe Separation Angle

 

Valve Guide Repair

 

Coil Spring Installed Height

 

The Ups and Downs of Valvesprings

 

Controlling Valve Bounce With Beehive Valvesprings

 

Camshaft Profiling - Performance Profiling

 

Pushrod Length & Rocker Arm Geometry

 

Valve Spring Checklist


 

 

Crankshafts

 

Checking main bearing clearances & crank endplay

 

Sensors

 

All About o2 Sensors

 

Code 45 as set on GM products by the oxygen sensor

 

understanding air flow sensors PDF file

 

Vehicle speed sensor PDF file

 

 

Fuel / Pumps / Injectors

 

Here's a detailed view of the Summit non-polished 58mm throttle body.

 

Air fuel and injector rates

 

 

Tuning 

 

Computer Programmers / Scanners / Software

 

PCM tuning sites / Hardware / Help info

 

LT1 Idle Tuning By DanK from camaroz28.com

 

Tuning Tips by Bruce Plecan

 

Understanding the GENIII LS1/LS6 Control Systems and PCM

 

OBDII Computer Relearning Procedures

 

MAF Sensor Calibration Tables

 

OBD-II Codes Home

 

 

Plugs

 

Spark Plug Firing End Analysis

 

Reading spark plugs

 

Optispark / Electrical

 

LT-1 Ignition System - Getting to Know the Opti-Spark

 

DLC diagram

 

01Firebird LS1 ECM wiring diagram

 

93 Firebird LT1 ECM wiring diagram

 

93 Firebird V6 ECM wiring diagram

 

92 Camaro ECM wiring diagram

 

99 LS1 PCM to Dash Harness

 

1998 PCM Pinout

 

1999 PCM Pinout

 

 

Clutch

 

LS1 / LT1 clutch bleeding, WITHOUT getting under the car

 

Advanced Clutch Diagnostics

 

Hydraulic Clutch Problems

 

Clutch - Advanced

 

Clutch Replacement

 

Clutch Troubleshooting  (This has lots of pictures)

 

Clutch Fundamentals

 

The Clutch - Doing the right thing

 

In the Clutch A Simple, No-Cost Fix for LS1 Camaro and Corvette Clutch Problems

 

Clutch Manual PDF File

 

Transmission

 

 

Brakes

 

Brake Articles

 

Anti-Lock Brakes General repair PDF File

 

Anti-Lock Brakes PDF File

 

anti lock brake precautions PDF file

 

Anti-Lock and TCS Control

 

Rear

 

Diagnosing the Rear

 

Rear Service Part 1

 

Rear Service Part 2

 

Moser 12 bolt install

 

differential / axle manual PDF file

 

differential / Limited Slip manual PDF file

 

Suspension

 

Ball Joint wear specs

 

Wheel alignment specs PDF file

 

rear suspension PDF file

 

front suspension PDF file

 

suspension testing PDF file

 

 

A/C & heater repair

 

Cooling system and drive belt info

 

Engine Overheating: Causes & Cures

 

Air Conditioning & Cooling System Diagnosis & Repair

 

a/c compressor clutch control PDF file

 

a/c refrigerant checking PDF file

 

a/c compressor repair PDF file

 

a/c & heater inspection PDF file

 

a/c & heater system manual PDF file

 

a/c specs PDF file

 

a/c general servicing manual PDF file

 

Electronics

 

Convertible top info

 

Rear window defogger PDF file

 

system wiring diagrams PDF file

 

Body Control Module PDF File

 

Anti-Theft System PDF File

 

air bag repair PDF file

 

cruise control manual PDF file

 

Door Locks Manual PDF File

 

Electrical Component / Relays Location PDF File

 

Exhaust

 

Exhaust Science Demystified

 

Troubleshooting Exhaust Problems

 

Troubleshooting a P0420 Catalytic Converter Code

 

Catalytic Converter Testing

 

High Performance Mufflers & Exhaust Systems

 

 

General

 

93-02 Camaro Parts Manual PDF File

 

93-02 Firebird Parts Manual Zip File

 

My BF Goodrich and Nitto Drag Radial Review

 

Carley Library of Automotive Repair Articles

 

Engine and VIN code locations

 

Abbreviations

 

Camaro/Firebird RPO Codes

 

4th Gen F-Body Owner's Manuals

 

RPO Production Codes (LT1)

 

RPO Production Codes (LS1)

 

2001 LS1 vs. 2001 LS6 Comparisons

 

Torque Specs

 

How does your car work

 

Basic trouble shooting PDF file

 

 

Engine

 

How to calculate dynamic compression on a small-block chevy
 
1995 Engine Diagnostic Parameters V6
 
1996 Engine Diagnostic Parameters V6
 
1996 Engine Diagnostic Parameters LT1
 
1997 Engine Diagnostic Parameters Auto V6
 
1997 Engine Diagnostic Parameters Manual V6
 
1997 Engine Diagnostic Parameters LT1
 
1998 Engine Diagnostic Parameters V6
 
1998 Engine Diagnostic Parameters LS1
 
1999 Engine Diagnostic Parameters LS1
 
2000 Engine Diagnostic Parameters LS1
 
2001 Engine Diagnostic Parameters V6
 
2002 Engine Diagnostic Parameters V6
 
2002 Engine Diagnostic Parameters LS1
 
Dynamic Compression Ratio
 
3.8 engine repair PDF file
 
5.7 ls1 engine repair PDF file

 

 

The WORLDS best source of technical information for the

4th GEN F-Body Camaro and Firebird

found anywhere in the world!

 

 

My BF Goodrich and Nitto Drag Radial Review

 

High Intensity Bulb Replacement for your Sealed Beam Head Lamps

 

LS1 / LT1 clutch bleeding, WITHOUT getting under the car

 

Technical Aides - "Now sorted by category"  This is what you've been waiting for.

 

Great Links - Great pages of links to other sites