Reviving our Editor's Junker C4 Corvette, Can it be Saved?

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  • Published: 12 October 2019
  • Bad things happen when you do the wrong things to a car. But you know what's even worse? Not doing anything to a car at all. This 'ol C4 Corvette that our shreditor Kyle picked up for peanuts needs a whole lot of TLC and parts to get it running strong again. But when it does, you best believe it'll be rad.

    Special Thanks to Holley!
    holley.com/
    @holleyperformance

    Spark Plugs - holley.com/products/ignition/spark_plugs/iridium_spark_plugs/parts/37134
    Coils - holley.com/products/ignition/ignition_coils/street_and_strip/oe_performance/parts/8224
    Wire Set - holley.com/products/ignition/spark_plug_wires/street_fire_wire_sets/parts/5551
    Headers - holley.com/products/exhaust/headers_and_exhaust_manifolds/all_headers/parts/2061HKR
    Valve Covers - holley.com/products/accessories/valve_covers/small_block_chevy_valve_covers/muscle_series_zz6_style_valve_covers/parts/241-292
    Flowtech Exhaust - holley.com/products/exhaust/exhaust_systems/flowtech/parts/11543FLT
    Optispark - holley.com/products/ignition/distributors/ready_to_run_distributors/parts/8381
    Injectors - holley.com/products/fuel_systems/fuel_injection/injectors/parts/150823
    Radiator - holley.com/products/cooling/radiators_and_accessories/parts/FB256

    Special Thanks to Falken Tire
    falkentire.com/
    @falkentire

    Special Thanks to Vansteel
    vansteel.com/
    @vansteelcorvettes

    Music:
    Zevahc Productions
    http://foliobook.mobi/user/ZevahcTheProducer
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Comments • 736

  • Hoonigan Project Cars
    Hoonigan Project Cars   1 months back

    If it takes 3 Hoonigans to change a fuel filter, how many Hoonigans would it take to LS swap Kyle’s Scrapyard Corvette?!

    • Emil Lerp
      Emil Lerp  4 weeks back

      764.7 based on demonstrated performance....

    • TurboDieselDan
      TurboDieselDan  4 weeks back

      0:40 Make it Cal Legal by registering it in a California county that doesn't require bi-annual inspections. I thought you guys knew about this loop hole that most track racers have been using since the late 90's.

    • Aaron Hakes
      Aaron Hakes  4 weeks back

      Before any of them get around to working on it, they'll need to order the wrong parts first.

    • Justin Forde
      Justin Forde  4 weeks back

      Dan or Brad...... or why not Dan n Brad

    • Alexander Wayne
      Alexander Wayne  4 weeks back

      Nah the fuel filter replacement is a real pain,,facts every c4 owner knows it too

  • ShadowRunner3k
    ShadowRunner3k  23 hours back

    Whats the deal with Jose's neck tho?

    • icurt06
      icurt06  5 days back

      You forgot to change the differential fluid !

      • Jeff Ancelet
        Jeff Ancelet  2 weeks back

        Why are you wearing a sweater under your t shirt?

        • Jeff Ancelet
          Jeff Ancelet  2 weeks back

          Hoonigan Project Cars makes sense 🤷‍♂️

        • Hoonigan Project Cars
          Hoonigan Project Cars   2 weeks back

          Kyle’s a male model, and we never question his style choices.

      • Oliver sødal
        Oliver sødal  2 weeks back

        wash it

        • BOB K
          BOB K  3 weeks back

          Hey Kyle, great vids. Beware! the original sending unit wiring is prone to failure. I replaced my fuel pump, great, no bueno if it doesn't know it's supposed to be pumping. If your Vette stalls at low idle or dies for no reason check the fuel pressure first. Keep something with you to tap on the filler neck while a buddy cranks the engine. It should get you home.
          Ask me how I know. I'm waiting to see your wheels! Check out 5ABI VT his ZR1 is sick and no budget.

          • Sam Johns
            Sam Johns  3 weeks back

            grease is kinda standard practice on paper gaskets

            • Chris Evan
              Chris Evan  4 weeks back

              Hey, the 3rd video in the playlist for the C4 Corvette is marked as private. Please fix! Thanks

              • Scott T
                Scott T  4 weeks back

                I used to be a Kyle, but seeing his evolution with the help of the Hoons has just been magical. It's so cool to see them all chip in to help him and teach him! The Carducation of Kyle. New Series.

                • 2.0 3
                  2.0 3  4 weeks back

                  You should focus on washing that thing

                  • NS Gearhead
                    NS Gearhead  4 weeks back

                    "we're gonna focus on making it run better" ; valve covers and mufflers. LOL

                    • voiceisclear
                      voiceisclear  4 weeks back

                      "TEACH THEM TO DISRESPECT THEIR VEHICLES FROM A YOUNG AGE"...😀😮👀

                      • Trevor Gale
                        Trevor Gale  4 weeks back

                        This thing needs a D O U C H E

                        • Brutality110
                          Brutality110  4 weeks back

                          Did you end up fixing the misfire or what???

                          • Semeth Htemes
                            Semeth Htemes  4 weeks back

                            I feel like that was one of the most functional shops I’ve ever seen

                            • John Crankshaft
                              John Crankshaft  4 weeks back

                              Zac looks like he was delivered on the wrong side of the border, everytime I see him I'm like " they got themselves another friend for Jose"

                              • Brandon Velarde
                                Brandon Velarde  4 weeks back

                                WHERES THE BURNOUT

                                • Chrome mustang
                                  Chrome mustang  4 weeks back

                                  GEE GEE GEE OI OI OI

                                  • Shawn Pettit
                                    Shawn Pettit  4 weeks back

                                    So much for that factory pre-load on the coilovers, thanks Vargas :/

                                    • Mark Crabtree
                                      Mark Crabtree  4 weeks back

                                      Grease holds that PITA rubber gasket in place. you can put it on without it but have fun keeping that gasket in place.

                                      • Adriano Medeiros Motorsport

                                        With those schock absorber, do you get read off the leaf spring?

                                        • RyTrapp0
                                          RyTrapp0  4 weeks back

                                          Guys PLEASE make sure you slather those coilover bodies in ANTI-SIEZE - that's critical maintenance that coilovers REQUIRE, and yet that most don't actually do.

                                          Don't ruin your nice expensive coilovers; you've gotta love on a part that you're going to abuse that much

                                          • RyTrapp0
                                            RyTrapp0  4 weeks back

                                            @Hoonigan Project Cars Just helping a fellow bro out!

                                            (also, 'slather' may have been an exaggeration - a 'thin coating of the threads' will get it done)

                                          • Hoonigan Project Cars
                                            Hoonigan Project Cars   4 weeks back

                                            Thanks for the pro tip 🤘🏼.

                                        • MegaAndroyd
                                          MegaAndroyd  4 weeks back

                                          Hoonigan safety glasses please.

                                          • MadCarTK
                                            MadCarTK  4 weeks back

                                            Ya'll hit me up when you want to do a "Reviving our Subscriber's Car" episode.

                                            • Mickey Thorpe
                                              Mickey Thorpe  4 weeks back

                                              This dude is an idiot

                                              • harleyguyinmilw
                                                harleyguyinmilw  4 weeks back

                                                actually, the rims should be in the proper direction, they are designed to aid in COOLING THE BRAKES!!!!

                                                • TurboDieselDan
                                                  TurboDieselDan  4 weeks back

                                                  0:40 Make it Cal Legal by registering it in a California county that doesn't require bi-annual inspections. I thought you guys knew about this loop hole that most track racers have been using since the late 90's.

                                                  • Terry Skarry
                                                    Terry Skarry  4 weeks back

                                                    This is influencing me to build my father's abandoned 1986 Chevy Corvette, with the Manual 4+3over drive, and indy pace car plate car. I believe it needs immisions to smog the car, so this is a major influence to change the leaking valve covers, replace sparks and wires.
                                                    I did drive the Corvette for about half a year, when my Miata was down, and I enjoyed it very much, it just needs love.
                                                    I'm suffering from depression from losing my brother who is my mentor in automotive.. taught me everything from Initial D Arcade Ver 1. To playing Gran Turismo 3 super late at night, using the likes peak Suzuki to push a 60's VW beetle to 200mph on the Nurburgring straight. RIP Ron.

                                                    Thanks hoonigan!

                                                    • Austywoe02 •_•
                                                      Austywoe02 •_•  4 weeks back

                                                      ls swap a smart car or rotary thatd be sick to see

                                                      • Shiryas
                                                        Shiryas  4 weeks back

                                                        What is the red car behind Kyle @ 10:39? Kinda like an Opal GT ? But tail lights look different. Thank you

                                                        • DMax M249
                                                          DMax M249  4 weeks back

                                                          Secret Project 🙌

                                                          • Swifty M.C
                                                            Swifty M.C  4 weeks back

                                                            The Vett Build has got to be . THE BEST Episode's I've watched ….

                                                            • DK_Brandon
                                                              DK_Brandon  4 weeks back

                                                              Those STP filters have crazy high amounts of silica, dirt is bad for bearings.

                                                              • Hans Zuerner
                                                                Hans Zuerner  4 weeks back

                                                                I can never see the guy talking in the HOONIGAN add

                                                                • nd4spdbh
                                                                  nd4spdbh  4 weeks back

                                                                  9:33 DANS ALIVE!!!!!

                                                                  • alex zee
                                                                    alex zee  4 weeks back

                                                                    Need to go get some crows feet from harbor freight. Come in handy lol

                                                                    • AspearRanch
                                                                      AspearRanch  4 weeks back

                                                                      DAN! I missed you!

                                                                      • Brock House
                                                                        Brock House  4 weeks back

                                                                        I've done just about everything on c4s. Your misfire is an electrical short. Fly me out ill fix it in one day. ;)

                                                                        • Carlos Rivera
                                                                          Carlos Rivera  4 weeks back

                                                                          Dan hinting a new season of KnuckleBusters……..

                                                                          • Matthew Brayton
                                                                            Matthew Brayton  4 weeks back

                                                                            Wheela being on the right way helps with brake cooling in case anyone didnt know. Being on the right way pulls air in and cools brakes like a built in fan.

                                                                            • Roger van Willingh
                                                                              Roger van Willingh  4 weeks back

                                                                              I missed seeing DAN

                                                                              • Jake McDonough
                                                                                Jake McDonough  1 months back

                                                                                is kyle just a long dan?

                                                                                • a.k.a. Gainesy
                                                                                  a.k.a. Gainesy  1 months back

                                                                                  Who's driving the smart car????

                                                                                  • cod brenn123
                                                                                    cod brenn123  1 months back

                                                                                    Better slam that mf

                                                                                    • Danies Alex
                                                                                      Danies Alex  1 months back

                                                                                      Where are the valve covers ,show them in their full painted glory

                                                                                      • TheDettmers
                                                                                        TheDettmers  1 months back

                                                                                        kyles cars are the same level as mine so i love these videos and the c4 is my favorite corvette keep it coming buddy all the way from the dettmers in australia

                                                                                        • The Dudeprime
                                                                                          The Dudeprime  1 months back

                                                                                          Jofel’s car is gonna be so sick 🤫

                                                                                          • Luke Fleming
                                                                                            Luke Fleming  1 months back

                                                                                            I haven't heard Daniel's voice in so long. It's pleasant