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06-10-2019, 07:49 AM
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I'll take one red Stingray poster- thank you.
06-08-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,899
Posted By snomuncher

Emmissions Drive Cycle

Good to hear of the progress. The EVAP system is the "long straw" in the series of sensors to reset. It may take 6-12 cycles of driving the car from a cold start before the EVAP transitions to...
06-08-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,899
Posted By snomuncher

Emissions Drive Cycle

jdk541- You can try that procedure and I hope it works for you but it is not the same as what is contained in the Service Manual. One significant difference is that the Service Manual procedure...
06-02-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,899
Posted By snomuncher

Emissions Drive Cycle

When the emissions systems monitors are "not ready" on an emissions test report, it may take more than just driving the car before they reset. For years GM cars and trucks have had OBD2 drive cycles...
Forum: C5 General
04-24-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By snomuncher


In addition to the above searches, if the car was ever taxed by a jurisdiction where you owned it the VIN might be on those tax records.
08-26-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By snomuncher


It looks like a few of the codes are historical and not currently causing issues because they list as "passed" for the current ignition cycle. The ECBM Code C0561 disables the traction control when...
07-19-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,122
Posted By snomuncher


I sounds like Intercity was being up-front with you, just as they were up-front with me on a quote for a recent move. Reliable said the same thing, too, that it is a busy time of year and because of...
06-27-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,696
Posted By snomuncher

Sealant or Wax

Adam's Polishes has a good series of videos on car care at their web site:

In Video No. 16 "Wax vs. Sealant," the founder discusses choosing between paint sealants...
06-19-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,565
Posted By snomuncher

Interior Care

Interior care was a topic of an "Ask Tadge" question:
05-11-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By snomuncher

Bolt Torques

There is no indication that these are torque-to-yield, single-use only bolts.
05-11-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By snomuncher

Torque Values

From the 2015 Service Manual, Section 3:

Front Cradle Stabilizer Bar Bracket to Frame Rail: 110 N-M or 81 ft-lb

Front Cradle Mounting Fasteners: 160 N-M or 118 ft-lb

Underbody Side Rail...
03-04-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,058
Posted By snomuncher

Power Wheels Corvette

Just a suggestion to check the "Toys and Games" category under your local craigslist. Here's an example of a recent listing:
12-30-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,716
Posted By snomuncher

Broken Parts

Without seeing all angles of the broken parts I can't really dispute what the body man says but I have done many successful repairs on cracks, holes, broken tabs and studs using plastic welding. It...
12-28-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By snomuncher

Mecum Kissimmee Auction

Here's a different perspective of this particular Mecum auction if you are just going to look and not buy. All of the cars that sell during the early days of the auction are moved to a secure area...
12-21-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,793
Posted By snomuncher

Mud Flaps

On both front and rear I removed the factory pieces and used them to template the holes in the aftermarket flaps once I finalized the installed position on the car. But before removing them I traced...
12-13-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,328
Posted By snomuncher

Red Interior

Here's a red on red with 2LT trim and red Lloyd's mats installed to further offset all of the black in the interior. Factory stitching is also red.
12-03-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By snomuncher

Painting Wheels

There are a number of suggested prearation and application methods and materials for painting bare aluminum if you search the internet. One item I always use on clean, bare aluminum prior to...
11-02-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By snomuncher

Stainless Brake Lines

Here is one thread for reference...
10-01-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,789
Posted By snomuncher

Transparent Top

Purchased a 2016 transparent top for my 2015 from a fellow CF member who parted with his shortly after buying his car new. Have had no issues at all.
09-28-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,213
Posted By snomuncher

GM Diagnostics

Here's an informative link about the scan tools, including discussion of the Tech 2, MDI and current GDS 2. It looks like the trend is toward subscription services and frequent payment for updates....
09-28-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,239
Posted By snomuncher

Emblem Removal

A professional grade wax and grease remover like PPG DX 330 works well, just have to let it soak into and loosen the adhesive before removing the emblem. As noted, dental floss or nylon fishing line...
09-27-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By snomuncher

Driveability Issue


The problem was solved with the replacement of one spark plug and one spark plug wire on one cylinder. The car displayed a DTC P0330 (engine misfire) which was subsequently isolated to...
09-10-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,180
Posted By snomuncher

Differential Plug Torque

The 2015 Service Manual specifies 20 ft-lb as the torques for both rear differential plugs (drain and fill).
09-06-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,810
Posted By snomuncher

Quickjack 7000

Very interesting- it looks like the manufacturer changed the packaging of the 7000 since I bought one in 2016. Advertised as portable, the "old" box showed a man carrying one unit under each arm- I...
09-03-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,639
Posted By snomuncher

Here are three of the ones you're looking for: ...

Here are three of the ones you're looking for:

IL1= Trim, Interior Design (L1)
V8D= Vehicle Statement- US
YM8= Identification- Limited Personalization Option (LPO)
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