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Old 11-26-2018, 04:27 PM
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Old 11-26-2018, 05:40 PM
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Originally Posted by ant812 View Post
in my defense, I have never seen a fuel gage that reads right to left, EVER!

could be a left hand , right hand thing. If your left handed your in your right mind. If your right handed, that explains the problem. :loll

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Originally Posted by ant812 View Post
in my defense, I have never seen a fuel gage that reads right to left, EVER!

could be a left hand , right hand thing. If your left handed your in your right mind. If your right handed, that explains the problem.
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Old 11-26-2018, 06:41 PM
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So, I was right? It is a righty tighty - lefty loosey thing after all?

Only 2 more posts to the great party!

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Old 11-26-2018, 06:49 PM
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Only 2 more posts to the great party!
You gotta do something epic for your 10k post. Do not disappoint.
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Old 11-26-2018, 06:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Yoggi View Post



could be a left hand , right hand thing. If your left handed your in your right mind. If your right handed, that explains the problem.
You may have a point - I'm a Lefty and the fuel gauge makes perfect sense. Vertically UP (anti-gravity) is full and horizontal (gravity pulls it against the peg) is empty

(not to mention the REALLY obvious part 1 = full, 0 - empty)
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OK, I pushing now but I'm only 7 posts away from 10,000!

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OK, I pushing now but I'm only 7 posts away from 10,000!

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Originally Posted by ant812 View Post
Are you a former C6 owner?

I drive both (predominately the C7 anymore), but the fuel gauges do read 180 degrees apart visually. Every so often, I startle myself, too.


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Old 11-26-2018, 11:20 PM
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Skid Roe Joe will be along to ask if you bought a 3LT or GS
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Old 11-26-2018, 11:28 PM
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Originally Posted by eboggs_jkvl View Post
You are facing North
You have almost a full tank.
You have driven the car a total of 319 miles
You have 328 miles (Approx) left to drive on this tank of gas
You are stopped.
Idling at 650 RPM
In V8 mode
Temp around 200
OIl pressure 26 PSI
In SPORT mode
Car is cold per the tach but the temp says warm is that the problem?
Just one note on this (in case someone wonders). The tach 'cold redline' won't go away for the first 500 miles regardless of engine temp. Kind of cool, for break in.
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Originally Posted by eboggs_jkvl View Post
You are facing North
You have almost a full tank.
You have driven the car a total of 319 miles
You have 328 miles (Approx) left to drive on this tank of gas
You are stopped.
Idling at 650 RPM
In V8 mode
Temp around 200
OIl pressure 26 PSI
In SPORT mode
Car is cold per the tach but the temp says warm is that the problem?
He has not hit the 500 break in miles, so the tack is showing the RPM limit during break in......
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Old 11-27-2018, 06:50 AM
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Originally Posted by devnull View Post
Just one note on this (in case someone wonders). The tach 'cold redline' won't go away for the first 500 miles regardless of engine temp. Kind of cool, for break in.
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He has not hit the 500 break in miles, so the tack is showing the RPM limit during break in......
That's why I asked if his "problem" was the tach showing "cold" and the temperature showing engine at operating temps. Had he said yes, you just made my next reply but we got zigged to the "faulty fuel gauge" issue and never went back.

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Old 11-27-2018, 10:40 AM
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Originally Posted by ant812 View Post
in my defense, I have never seen a fuel gage that reads right to left, EVER!
OK, although it does read Left to Right - I sympathize with the OP. When I first test drove a C7, neither I or the salesman could find the gas gauge. I didn't expect it to be so in your face obvious. I expected a small gas gauge or digital. We both felt pretty dumb when one of the techs pointed it out.
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Old 11-27-2018, 11:10 AM
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Originally Posted by owc6 View Post
Are you a former C6 owner?

I drive both (predominately the C7 anymore), but the fuel gauges do read 180 degrees apart visually. Every so often, I startle myself, too.

I did come from a c6, c5, c4, and c3, not to mention all the other trucks, Camaros, mustangs, and whatever else ive had over the years. this gage is backwards in my mind. I can almost guarantee in a few years when I forget all about this, I will post this same thing again.
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Old 11-27-2018, 11:29 AM
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doesn't the "1" on the gauge mean that you have 1 gallon left?
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Old 11-27-2018, 11:37 AM
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only GM engineers change the little things in each vehicle that they make; just to confuse us; no consistency from year to year.
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Originally Posted by ant812 View Post
I can almost guarantee in a few years when I forget all about this, I will post this same thing again.
What makes you think it will take a few years?
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Old 11-27-2018, 11:54 AM
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Originally Posted by ant812 View Post
in my defense, I have never seen a fuel gage that reads right to left, EVER!
Must be in Hebrew!!
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