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Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 01-16-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By 383vett
I am wondering why the brakes had to be bleed to...

I am wondering why the brakes had to be bleed to change brake pads. Something they told you was not right.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-16-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,014
Posted By 383vett
The op is a troll and now enjoying a good laugh. ...

The op is a troll and now enjoying a good laugh. Only one post with no response. He bought a supposedly beat up car and didn't take it back to the dealer until 2-3 weeks later. The day I bought my...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-15-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,014
Posted By 383vett
Sorry this is happening to you. Since you bought...

Sorry this is happening to you. Since you bought it off the lot, did you look at the car before buying it?
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-15-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 901
Posted By 383vett
Everyone on the C6 and C7 Forum has.

Everyone on the C6 and C7 Forum has.
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 01-14-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By 383vett
Gotcha, Ideally, motors like to be run. The...

Gotcha, Ideally, motors like to be run. The camshaft journals like splash oiling as well as the piston skirts against cylinder walls. What you're doing won't kill the motor, but it's not the best...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 01-11-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By 383vett
The C7 Vettes have a big ass. :thumbs:

The C7 Vettes have a big ass. :thumbs:
Forum: C4 General Discussion 01-09-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,005
Posted By 383vett
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AAWZellGYg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AAWZellGYg
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 01-06-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,662
Posted By 383vett
I forgot, "printer wasn't working".

I forgot, "printer wasn't working".
Forum: Northern California 01-03-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By 383vett
Wednesday nite drags at Sonoma have never started...

Wednesday nite drags at Sonoma have never started until March.
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 01-02-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By 383vett
Why did he delete the egr? Did he use a plate on...

Why did he delete the egr? Did he use a plate on the manifold? Possibly a vacuum leak has started. Removing the egr in a car that has a stock tune can cause pinging. He should have left it alone...
Forum: C7 Tech/Performance 12-29-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By 383vett
There is no way that a motor with a rod knock...

There is no way that a motor with a rod knock doesn't have a damaged crankshaft, rod or both. I would push for a new motor.
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 12-23-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 5,124
Posted By 383vett
One more suggestion. I run open ARH longtubes. ...

One more suggestion. I run open ARH longtubes. The noise is not so bad after donning a helmet.
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 12-23-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,434
Posted By 383vett
Congratulations! Enjoy the car. I went from an...

Congratulations! Enjoy the car. I went from an 08Z to a 16Z. Both great cars.
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 12-22-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By 383vett
Water pump gasket, water pump seal, lower...

Water pump gasket, water pump seal, lower radiator hose or heater hose are the usual suspects.
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 12-17-2017, 12:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By 383vett
I have placed a number of them under the...

I have placed a number of them under the kickpanel above the right knee. Have never hit one with my knee.
Forum: C4 General Discussion 12-14-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,047
Posted By 383vett
The rock was smack dab in the middle of the road....

The rock was smack dab in the middle of the road. Tell her next time that happens, floor it right before hitting the rock. The front end will lift and all will be fine. She can practice with some...
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 12-14-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By 383vett
First thing, check timing before replacing...

First thing, check timing before replacing pistons.
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 12-14-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 819
Posted By 383vett
You should be able to use the scanner to check...

You should be able to use the scanner to check when the converter is commanded to lock up. Then you will know if the tranny is getting the signal and the solenoid not reacting. The tcc solenoid is...
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 12-14-2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 695
Posted By 383vett
Don't waste your time adding heated seats. They...

Don't waste your time adding heated seats. They are so anemic that they're hardly noticeable when on.
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 12-14-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,253
Posted By 383vett
Sounds like you may have overfilled your...

Sounds like you may have overfilled your differential. The oil should be filled to the bottom of the fill plug. It houldnt be running out the hole.
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 12-11-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 983
Posted By 383vett
Sounds like you bought the wrong brand of car. ...

Sounds like you bought the wrong brand of car. If you are so unhappy, maybe it's time to try something else.
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 12-10-2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 983
Posted By 383vett
Stop by Harbor Freight and buy a $60 scanner and...

Stop by Harbor Freight and buy a $60 scanner and read the code(s). I carry one in the back compartment of my 16Z after my car threw a code at the strip and have used it a couple of times.
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 12-09-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By 383vett
I've removed the tranny and motor on my 84 over...

I've removed the tranny and motor on my 84 over two dozen times over the years. I do it myself in my garage with the car on jackstands. If the engine and tranny are balanced and supported, they...
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 11-29-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By 383vett
Replacing the sway bar end link bushings will not...

Replacing the sway bar end link bushings will not affect the rear end. You can run with or without a sway bar. The rear end still will stay in place. The sway bar controls the amount of lean or...
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 11-28-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By 383vett
If the c-beam is hanging on the differential,...

If the c-beam is hanging on the differential, push it as far back as possible. Use large screwdrivers or a prybar against the filler plug and force it back toward the differential. Get your motor...
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