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Forum: C5 Tech Today, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By SilverC54me
The center console, radio surround and drivers...

The center console, radio surround and drivers knee bolster have to come out. Then the steering column bolts need to be loosened to drop the column down a bit the instrument panel can come out. There...
Forum: C5 Tech 12-13-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By SilverC54me
No, I believe you have to do a change to the tune...

No, I believe you have to do a change to the tune do handle the change correctly. From what I have been told the change is done to the speed (mph) that the trans is supposed to shift at.

Gary
Forum: C5 Tech 12-13-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By SilverC54me
Had this issue with a couple of friends cars...

Had this issue with a couple of friends cars where the buttons did not do anything or the cluster acted like one of the buttons was stuck. After a bit of testing it was determined that the cluster...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 12-08-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 910
Posted By SilverC54me
Here is what I did with my CRM vert; Body...

Here is what I did with my CRM vert;

Body color calipers
semi gloss black brackets
semi gloss black rotor hats
raw aluminum for the letters

I then clear coated the calipers with a 2 part...
Forum: C5 General 11-09-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,638
Posted By SilverC54me
Just an FYI, the rockers are glued to the frame...

Just an FYI, the rockers are glued to the frame rail. There is no easy/quick removal.

Gary
Forum: C5 Tech 11-07-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By SilverC54me
If you want some help looking at this I have time...

If you want some help looking at this I have time this weekend. Send me a PM. I am in Brea just north of Disneyland.

Gary
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 10-31-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By SilverC54me
That is the correct interface adapter. Gary

That is the correct interface adapter.

Gary
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 10-18-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By SilverC54me
I have a sissors type lift that has been used to...

I have a sissors type lift that has been used to pull 5 drive lines for various work.

Here is a picture of it in action....
Forum: C5 Tech 10-16-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By SilverC54me
Any late 1999 through 2004 cluster will work with...

Any late 1999 through 2004 cluster will work with the HUD, without HUD any year IPC will work in any car with a possible lamp change for the seatbelt light. The cars mileage is stored in the cluster...
Forum: C5 Tech 10-04-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,414
Posted By SilverC54me
Looks like you did not remove the two lower 7mm...

Looks like you did not remove the two lower 7mm screws that hold the bottom of the IPC in place. Once those are out the IPC should move towards the steering wheel a bit then tilt it down slightly to...
Forum: C5 Tech 10-03-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By SilverC54me
If the battery is over 3 years old replace it....

If the battery is over 3 years old replace it. These are the symptoms of a battery that does not have enough capacity to keep all the IPC preferences while cranking.

While replacing the battery...
Forum: C5 Tech 09-16-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By SilverC54me
Had that happen to me once. The HVAC lights are...

Had that happen to me once. The HVAC lights are controlled by the BCM. The BCM is a computer and you know what computers do at times, they crash. This was probably some kind of transient electrical...
Forum: C5 Tech 09-14-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,319
Posted By SilverC54me
Ok, you have 4 distinct issues. The inside and...

Ok, you have 4 distinct issues. The inside and outside air temp sensors and both temperature actuators. After the codes will be a H or C or HC which designates the status of that error. H is history,...
Forum: C5 General 09-13-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,470
Posted By SilverC54me
Let me know if you want help with any of this. I...

Let me know if you want help with any of this. I have done it all with my C5 and several friends cars also.

Gary
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 08-23-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By SilverC54me
The nominal voltage shown on the gauge or digital...

The nominal voltage shown on the gauge or digital readout should be between 12.5 and 14.3 volts. With everything on it will be down in the lower end of the range. Mine hovers in the 13.5 to 14 volt...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 08-22-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 768
Posted By SilverC54me
Not saying that this is your issue, but here are...

Not saying that this is your issue, but here are how the buttons are configured.

Each button on the steering wheel completes a circuit with a resistor in it. The value of each resistor corresponds...
Forum: C5 Tech 08-08-2017, 03:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By SilverC54me
If all of the factory wiring is still in place I...

If all of the factory wiring is still in place I have a box that plugs into the two connectors that are under the driver seat that will allow the telescopic column to function.

The memory...
Forum: C5 General 07-29-2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By SilverC54me
Thought I would add a couple of pics of my lift...

Thought I would add a couple of pics of my lift in action.
...
Forum: C5 General 07-28-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By SilverC54me
I have a Atlas 7000 drive over lift. The max...

I have a Atlas 7000 drive over lift. The max platform height is 39 inches.
My brothers and friends have and I have pulled 3 drive lines out of C5's on this lift and numerous exhaust swaps. It was...
Forum: C5 Tech 06-29-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By SilverC54me
It is easier to take the H-pipe out when changing...

It is easier to take the H-pipe out when changing the starter. Get it up as high as you safely can. The studs/nuts for the exhaust flange at the manifolds can be difficult. I have had to replace...
Forum: C5 General 06-29-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By SilverC54me
Unless the gaskets are damaged no. I have removed...

Unless the gaskets are damaged no. I have removed for repairs or swapped multiple cat back setups. Always reused the gaskets.

If you have an auto, the passenger side is a bit tight to get the...
Forum: C5 Tech 06-28-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,013
Posted By SilverC54me
Best thing to do is have a couple of buddies over...

Best thing to do is have a couple of buddies over that can help with the removal of the cradle. Even with the jack it is a 2 man job.

I have done this 4 times on 3 cars and it is much safer and...
Forum: C5 Tech 06-26-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By SilverC54me
I would look at the wiring harness that goes...

I would look at the wiring harness that goes through the doors. Also check the wiring at the driver seat.

Search out the threads posted by Bill Curee on electrical issues. He has a laundry list...
Forum: C5 Tech 06-12-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By SilverC54me
Check the multi pin connector just behind the...

Check the multi pin connector just behind the passenger rear wheel. This is the harness for the rear taillights. A friends car had the ground wire fail on the car side of the harness causing a...
Forum: C5 Tech 06-09-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By SilverC54me
That dark spot in the corner is from the...

That dark spot in the corner is from the manufacturing process getting all the air out of the display, it is not a defect or failure indication. Both the radio and HVAC use vacuum florescent...
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