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Old 08-10-2018, 03:57 PM
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Originally Posted by 0H8Z06 View Post
Consider the source... I'm far from the norm.. Kind of an Urban Legend.... ( in my own mind lol)
Yes, you are abnormal... But unfortunately, those shavings on an LS7 drain plug are not.

Ask yourself, why did GM stop supplying mag drain plugs from the factory? Maybe we can get that question in, I mean, if we can waste time asking about "advancements" in C7 tail light design anything should be on the table.

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Old 08-10-2018, 04:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Ryan95i4 View Post
Was all over FB yesterday, now its on Jalopnik today
https://jalopnik.com/tuner-shop-was-...ale-1828237715

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AMP inspects C6 for sale at dealership, pulls dealership employees away to look at their trade-in. Other AMP employee dumps shavings into oil filter of car while alone with C6, tries to negotiate reduced price on car. Everything caught on video. Later claims it was all a "joke" lol
Class A douchbags....and out of business soon Im sure!
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Old 08-10-2018, 04:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Ryan95i4 View Post
I am going back and forth on this with these guys on the FB (Corvette Group) I am local to this shop and know most of the guys commenting... Its getting pretty bad... But it was also a pretty F***ed up thing to do!
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Old 08-10-2018, 04:53 PM
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Originally Posted by ccryder View Post
NEVER saw this on my 09Z.....and my heads were within spec when pulled & rebuilt.
Did you replace the OEM non-magnetic drain plugs that came on your 09Z with aftermarket magnetic ones that collect the fuzz?
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Old 08-10-2018, 09:35 PM
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It's gradually increasing your bore for displacement.
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Old 08-10-2018, 10:03 PM
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I hate to be the contrarian but I used to think this was normal. On my last Z06 it was like that or worse on two separate motors. On my current Z06 I get nothing like that and hardly anything more than minor sludge. I have always had magnetic plugs and I check very closely every 3K miles. My last car was raced (HPDE) regularly and this one only see AutoX so that might be a factor. But obviously you don't need to be a rocket scientist to see that those shavings are coming from some ferrous source in the motor and it would be BETTER if nothing was on the plugs.


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Old 08-10-2018, 10:06 PM
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lol no replacement for displacement. and no i do not think the car has ever been to AMP. it was a florida car , then northeast before me. I'll get a blackstone test done because why not.
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Old 08-11-2018, 01:31 PM
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Originally Posted by AzDave47 View Post
Did you replace the OEM non-magnetic drain plugs that came on your 09Z with aftermarket magnetic ones that collect the fuzz?
This was my first thought as well.
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