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Old 10-20-2009, 02:24 PM
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Hey Doug. You guys have worked on my C5Z a bunch of times

I currently have VBP poly bushings and LG coilovers/Pfadt street sways on my road car, but the creaking from the rear is way to much for me. It drives me mental. Would installing the Pfadt Spherical Bearing Kit help?
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Old 10-20-2009, 06:13 PM
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Originally Posted by chris holmes View Post
Hey Doug. You guys have worked on my C5Z a bunch of times

I currently have VBP poly bushings and LG coilovers/Pfadt street sways on my road car, but the creaking from the rear is way to much for me. It drives me mental. Would installing the Pfadt Spherical Bearing Kit help?
The bearing are not going to creak. ( I just installed some on my car)

However it may not be the poly bushings creaking, it could be the sway bar bushings. Did you disconect the sway bar to rule that out?
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Old 10-20-2009, 06:20 PM
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Doug What can I expect to gain (et) from the Carbon fiber Driveshaft?
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Going from stock to the CF, the gain is more in strength. The CF shaft is lighter, but they are both still light. Comparing between a shaft that can handle the power that the CF shaft can, then there is a substantial difference in weight.

I am going to install mine soon, so I will let you know what the ET differences are.

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very nice package - the results speak for themselves. Congrats on your win at the Shootout.

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Looks like some nice equipment/parts.

Now that I have fast Vette, I might have to consider some of it?
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Originally Posted by chris holmes View Post
Hey Doug. You guys have worked on my C5Z a bunch of times

I currently have VBP poly bushings and LG coilovers/Pfadt street sways on my road car, but the creaking from the rear is way to much for me. It drives me mental. Would installing the Pfadt Spherical Bearing Kit help?
The Spherical bearings do not creak at all, they are much, much better then poly IMO. They do hit the hard bumps a little harder, but the ride is good.
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Congrats on the LSX true street win!!

This is obviously a testament to the quality products you guys develop and sell - and the great work you guys do at the shop.
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Originally Posted by 4DRUSH View Post
The bearing are not going to creak. ( I just installed some on my car)

However it may not be the poly bushings creaking, it could be the sway bar bushings. Did you disconect the sway bar to rule that out?
The sway bars are pretty new and were a replacement for T1s. What I'll do is have you guys look at it when I bring it up there for a new diff.
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Manual brake master added, more to come!
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You Suck at the pics, Boss.....

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You Suck at the pics, Boss.....


You sent me the link....

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Would the manual steering rack work well on a street driven car?
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Old 12-22-2009, 10:12 AM
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Would the manual steering rack work well on a street driven car?
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We sell the manual racks and brake kits as a "track only" product simply from a liability point of view.
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Question on the torque tube safety strap. Does it add a lot of vibration or noise ? Thinking this would be a good add on for street driven car too, to prevent drivetrain breakage.

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Question on the torque tube safety strap. Does it add a lot of vibration or noise ? Thinking this would be a good add on for street driven car too, to prevent drivetrain breakage.

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I'm sorry I did not respond to this earlier, I must have over looked your question. We have not noticed any drive line vibration from adding these, however the cars we have installed these in have Pfadt engine mounts already which increase the vibration in the car a little already so it's hard to say. Plus they are in the upper HP ranges, so the idle's are generally not like stock anyway.

We have a foam liner we have been installing on the brackets to eliminate the steel to aluminum contact, but I do not feel there would be an issue with vibration either way.

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Originally Posted by DOUG @ ECS View Post
I'm sorry I did not respond to this earlier, I must have over looked your question. We have not noticed any drive line vibration from adding these, however the cars we have installed these in have Pfadt engine mounts already which increase the vibration in the car a little already so it's hard to say. Plus they are in the upper HP ranges, so the idle's are generally not like stock anyway.

We have a foam liner we have been installing on the brackets to eliminate the steel to aluminum contact, but I do not feel there would be an issue with vibration either way.

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Thanks Doug,

I did not think that their would be any added vibration especially since I added a much thicker tunnel plate to my car years ago. Long as it's not metal on Metal on the loop to the tube it should be quiet.

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For those who have been waiting patiently for your Power glide, they are here and getting final fitted with our brackets as I type!!

We had a delay from the shaft manufacturers that really held us up a fair amount, we sincerely apologies for the unexpected delay. So that will never happen to us again, we ordered-and received- a ton of them so we have them ready to go for both the C5, and C6Z configurations. We honestly did not expect to sell as many as we have, so we were purchasing them in smaller amounts, which put us on the back burner with the manufacturer I guess, even though we were promised much sooner.

The actual transmissions and our brackets are never more then a week out, so from now on we should literally be able to overnight a glide package the day it is ordered if necessary.

I'll post up some pics of the C6Z configuration shortly, but for those who have been waiting, expect a package at your door soon! The will be leaving here starting tomorrow.

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quick question.. with the pfadt drag coilovers.. How would they be on the street?? and would the car still handle well?? or will it be just basically for drag use only?.
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quick question.. with the pfadt drag coilovers.. How would they be on the street?? and would the car still handle well?? or will it be just basically for drag use only?.
Car will be fine on the street.. Just a bit softer spring but still very streetable..
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quick question.. with the pfadt drag coilovers.. How would they be on the street?? and would the car still handle well?? or will it be just basically for drag use only?.

Night and day better then drag shocks IMO.
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hmmm this is what my vette is missing..
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Will the Coilovers by themselfs make a diff when dragracing with 17" MT Dr's?
Doug when are you coming to Fl??
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