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Forum: C5 Tech
06-15-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Fastbird

Actually guys, that's the oil temperature sensor....

Actually guys, that's the oil temperature sensor.

The oil level sensor is located towards the back passenger side of the pan.
06-09-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,205
Posted By Fastbird

Almost there. Was going through the tangle of...

Almost there. Was going through the tangle of extra wires and vacuum lines today, and found the HVAC line that goes to the back of the manifold was broken. No biggie, some 3/16 Fuel/Vac line to the...
Forum: C5 General
06-07-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,616
Posted By Fastbird

Not a lot to see here externally but it's what's...

Not a lot to see here externally but it's what's under the hood:

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06-05-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,205
Posted By Fastbird

Yep. Car has never had cooling issues because...

Yep. Car has never had cooling issues because the APS turbo setup uses side mount IC's in front of each front tire.
Forum: C5 General
05-30-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By Fastbird

Just measured on my 99 and I got 12.47mm or 0.491...

Just measured on my 99 and I got 12.47mm or 0.491 inch. So roughly half an inch.
Forum: C5 General
05-29-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By Fastbird

Wait for a dyno day somewhere, as those are...

Wait for a dyno day somewhere, as those are usually cheapest. But, call around. There's still shops around that will toss a car on and make a couple of quick baseline pulls on the cheap too.
...
Forum: C5 General
05-26-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,967
Posted By Fastbird

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Older shot my buddy took but this one got into GM High Tech...
Forum: C5 Tech
05-11-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Fastbird

Measuring intake valves with the exhaust valve...

Measuring intake valves with the exhaust valve just starting to open, and the exhaust valve with the intake valve just starting to close. Failsafe way to ensure it's on the base circle.
Forum: C5 General
05-10-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,723
Posted By Fastbird

Exactly. And those were tank drop jobs too as...

Exactly. And those were tank drop jobs too as opposed to pull the wheel and the access panel and there's your pump on the 97-03 C5.
Forum: C5 General
05-10-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,723
Posted By Fastbird

Those prices aren't just bad, they're plain...

Those prices aren't just bad, they're plain egregious.

Addressing your issues, did this dealer diagnose the car/problems or simply give you a quote based off what you told them the symptoms are?...
Forum: C5 General
05-10-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By Fastbird

Nope. Not until the C6Z.

Nope. Not until the C6Z.
Forum: C5 Tech
05-07-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,670
Posted By Fastbird

To directly answer your question, if it's is a...

To directly answer your question, if it's is a "Scan Only" emissions test, then yes, if the rear O2's have been turned off thus disabling the CEL for them, you will pass. If however, a tailpipe...
Forum: C5 General
05-06-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,126
Posted By Fastbird

Figure typical shop rate for a pad/disc swap is 1...

Figure typical shop rate for a pad/disc swap is 1 hour per axle. So two hours labor right there. Probably a flat fee of around $100 for a brake fluid flush. So yeah, I'd say the $300 range is...
Forum: C5 General
03-29-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 844
Posted By Fastbird

Lol, tell that to my SP500's: ...

Lol, tell that to my SP500's:

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Forum: C5 General
03-26-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,579
Posted By Fastbird

Gold or bronze. I think either would go well...

Gold or bronze. I think either would go well with the color of the car. Don't be afraid to be different. I did copper and my car is Nassau Blue.
Forum: C5 General
03-21-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 13,158
Posted By Fastbird

I think we just had a record set for a necro...

I think we just had a record set for a necro bump. Nearly 13 years. Can a mod confirm there hasn't been a OT with an older bump? :D
Forum: C5 Tech
03-21-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,697
Posted By Fastbird

C6 ZO6/Grand Sport brakes are a direct swap WITH...

C6 ZO6/Grand Sport brakes are a direct swap WITH rotors.
C6 Base and Z51 Calipers are a direct swap
C6 Spindles are a direct swap, as are the A-Arms



The catch with swapping the entire rear...
Forum: C5 Tech
03-18-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 581
Posted By Fastbird

All of the C5 stuff is bubble flare. They didn't...

All of the C5 stuff is bubble flare. They didn't move to the inverted double flare until the C6.
Forum: C5 General
03-06-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,117
Posted By Fastbird

Honestly, the only pitfall I've really found is...

Honestly, the only pitfall I've really found is doing a Clutch or Trans Job on the C5. You have to pull the entire driveline. Other than that, it's a fairly easy car to work on.

Accessing the...
Forum: C5 General
02-15-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,982
Posted By Fastbird

Wheel Make: CCW Wheel Model: SP500 w/Big...

Wheel Make: CCW

Wheel Model: SP500 w/Big Brake Clearance

Front Size: 18x9.5

Front Offset or Backspace: +48

Rear Size: 19x11
Forum: C5 General
10-07-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By Fastbird

The guy who used to make those hasn't in about...

The guy who used to make those hasn't in about 6-7 years now. Not sure if there's someone else doing them at all anymore.
Forum: C5 General
09-12-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By Fastbird

That looks simply divine. Excellent work for...

That looks simply divine. Excellent work for sure.
Forum: C5 General
09-01-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,039
Posted By Fastbird

I get your logic, totally, but depending on what...

I get your logic, totally, but depending on what the car is used for and how it's driven, those stock other parts (brakes, trans, rear, etc) may be perfectly fine. Case in point, my twin turbo...
Forum: C5 General
08-31-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,039
Posted By Fastbird

Depends on the car. How does it present itself,...

Depends on the car. How does it present itself, are there any issues. Does the car come with documentation, receipts, etc? If it's a car that's showing obvious signs of wear and tear, no...
Forum: C5 General
08-31-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By Fastbird

That's an ABS Brake Pressure Modulation Valve...

That's an ABS Brake Pressure Modulation Valve (BPMV or Pump) and EBCM. Depending on what year car it's from, cars options, and whether or not it works, you might have a pretty pricey piece sitting...
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