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This Car has been sitting for a year, the engine won't turn over or crank.stuck

(1990 Chevrolet Corvette)
in Coraopolis, PA on October 18, 2012
how can i get it loosened up to start ??
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on October 18, 2012
take the spark plugs out and put some oil or trans fluid in the cylinders and let sit for a day then get a johnston bar and get the right socket to go on the center bolt on the crankshaft pulley and try cranking over by hand
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of Greg's Orange Auto on October 18, 2012
goodguy is correct but maybe let it sit for a couple of days prior to turning it over.also ck battery it may just be bad and in need of replacement
on October 18, 2012
I would also remove serpentine belt.Those belts have enough gripping area to lock up motor if a pulley is frozen.
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