1980 Chevrolet Corvette Shop Manual - Licensed OEM Reproduction

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1980 Chevrolet Corvette Shop Manual
1980 Chevrolet Corvette Shop Manual
1980 Chevrolet Corvette Shop Manual
1980 Chevrolet Corvette Shop Manual
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This 1980 Chevrolet Corvette Shop Manual is a high-quality, PRINT reproduction of the shop manual which was written and first published by the experts at the original equipment manufacturer (OEM), Chevrolet Motor Division, for use by their dealership mechanics. The “go to” guide for the professionals since these great cars were brand new, now, this awesome resource can be yours!

Sporting 740 pages of procedures for diagnosing, maintaining, adjusting, repairing and overhauling your beloved ’80 ‘Vette, this service manual is the definitive guide for getting the jobs done right. This hefty book is loaded with factory specifications and well-written, step-by-step instructions. Additionally, you’ll find a huge number and variety of excellent visual aids to assist you all along the way with projects from small to large. If you’ll scroll down to the sample page below, you’ll get a good look at how well the instructions and visual tools work together.

MODELS COVERED:

  • 1980 Chevrolet Corvette

Please also take a moment to find and open the Table of Contents tab on this webpage. It will show you just how thoroughly these fiberglass dream machines are covered. Whether you’re looking to do a tune-up or a tear-down, this 1980 Corvette shop manual should be the first tool you put in hand.

Did you know that the removable glass roof panels on the ’80 ‘Vette are fabricated from a tinted laminated safety glass? Well, you would if you owned this book and checked out the BODY section 2D-27. It also tells you that each panel is attached at four points. A single latch located at the front outboard corner of the panel releases the bayonet type pin at the rear outboard corner. In addition to the description, this manual passes along important advice. It’s the kind you don’t want to find out the hard way. The glass roof panels are designed to fit approximately 1/8” higher than the rear roof panel, therefore, do not attempt to adjust the glass panels flush with the rear roof surface.

By 1980, the third generation of the Corvette, or “C3” as they are popularly known, had been in production for quite a while…since 1968, to be exact. Still, the GM designers knew they had a good thing, and continued to refine the looks and luxury of these great cars, even as they dealt with stricter emissions standards, fuel economy standards, safety features, unleaded gas, insurance premiums and other challenges. They kept the cars looking fresh and full of style.

Here’s is an excerpt of how the 1980 Corvette was described in its sales brochure when new. “How many other cars can you name at a single glance? That should tell you something about the continuing uniqueness of Corvette. It could very well be the most recognizable car on the road today. It has a host of imitators. But none of them catch your eye with such striking authority. Because Corvette remains what they can only aspire to be. A legend. Still the only true American sports car.

“Since 1953, Corvette has claimed a special place in the hearts of those who love cars. It has captured that fine line between dreams and reality.

“Corvette for 1980. The legend lives on.”

This factory-written shop manual is perfect for service, repairs, restoration and rebuild projects. Clear illustrations and photos show exploded views, as well as component details, plus specifications on engine data, engine torque, carburetion and more.


Subject: 1980 Chevrolet Corvette Shop Manual - Includes Detailed Procedures and Instructions. | OEM Part Number: ST 364-80

Specifications
  • Publisher: Detroit Iron Publishing
  • Author: Chevrolet Motor Division
  • Pages: 740 - Hundreds of b&w illustrations
  • Binding: Paperback - 8.5 x 11 inches
  • Years: 1980
Table of Contents
1980 Chevrolet Corvette Shop Manual
TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • General Information
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Frame, Bumper and Body
  • Steering, Suspension, Wheel and Tires
  • Axle
  • Brake
  • Engine
  • Transmission
  • Electrical -- Body and Chassis
  • Accessories
  • Metric and Fastener Information
  • Index
Sample Page:
Below:1980 Chevrolet Corvette Shop Manual Sample Page - Door Striker Adjustment
1980 Chevrolet Corvette Shop Manual Sample Page - Door Striker Adjustment
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Bob Beasley verified customerJuly 13, 2021
Very Nice Manual
I wasn't sure what to expect being a printed copy. It is a very nice solid book. Every bit as good as the original I believe. High quality text and images. If you need one don't hesitate to get this manual.
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Mlp verified customerMay 18, 2021
Good book, good service
Shipped quickly- price ok.
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