For photography purposes, we're concentrating on the passenger side of the car. With the o
After 5-10 years of regular use, the carpet in your C5 is likely looking quite worn. Fortunately, as a Corvette owner, you have lots of options when it comes to installing new carpet.
Mid America Motorworks produces most of its own carpets on-site at its Effingham, Illinois, campus under the Performance Choice brand. Mid America has excellent print and online catalogs, so ordering the carpet for your particular application is easy.
While re-covering your C5 seats seems like a big job to many, installing a new carpet set correctly is not that difficult. While we were at Mid America Funfest installing the rest of Project C5X's interior, Matt Daniels volunteered to help us document the carpet install procedure. I again want to thank him and Nancy Bushur for their help with this article. Let's get some new carpet in there!
|Difficulty Index - 2 Wrenches|
|Anyone's Project: no tools required||1 Wrench|
|Beginner: basic tools||2 Wrenches|
|Experienced: special tools||3 Wrenches|
|Accomplished: special tools and outside help||4 Wrenches|
|Professionals Only: send this work out||5 Wrenches|
Cut the carpet for the passenger front air vent located on the side of the transmission tu
Here's an up-close view of the passenger front air vent.
Locate the correct position to cut for the passenger front-seat-control wire opening.
Cut the passenger front seat control wire opening into a T-shape.
Use Velcro to attach the passenger front carpet onto the emergency-brake boot. Note that t
Prior to starting this install, the fuse-block cover located in the passenger front floorb