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06-15-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By jmgtp

Mine is same at hot idle, 115k mi.

Mine is same at hot idle, 115k mi.
04-05-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 983
Posted By jmgtp

Any info on the LED headlamps? Ive never been...

Any info on the LED headlamps? Ive never been quite happy with road illumination at night. Do they have proper cutoff so as to not blind oncoming traffic? Are they only available in white light?...
03-08-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,637
Posted By jmgtp

I went through similar hell with my clutch...

I went through similar hell with my clutch hydraulics a few years ago. Id replace them, it would work, then one day the pedal would be mush. I could pump it up and it would work the next day mush...
11-05-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 630
Posted By jmgtp

Replace injectors as Maintenance?

94 LT1 ~115k

Would you ever replace your injectors as maintenance on an otherwise fine running motor? My 94 runs just fun, idles smoothly, and the motor doesn't need a thing. But, it's nearly 24...
10-09-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By jmgtp

On my 94 the cruise control was inoperative until...

On my 94 the cruise control was inoperative until I replaced the clutch master cylinder. The cruise control cutoff switch at the top of the clutch pedal throw was dislodged and tricking the system...
10-07-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By jmgtp

I believe all LT1 have them, those cars are...

I believe all LT1 have them, those cars are 92-96. I think LT4s have them as well but not positive. Unsure of the LT5 and I thought L98s had a belt driven air pump.
10-07-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By jmgtp

It's supposed to run at start up. It pumps fresh...

It's supposed to run at start up. It pumps fresh air into the exhaust system upstream of the catalytic converters to bring them up to temp faster. It's strictly for emissions and should shut down a...
09-08-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 966
Posted By jmgtp

Skip the pickle fork and the hammer. I wouldn't...

Skip the pickle fork and the hammer. I wouldn't risk either on aluminum. Use a ball joint separator. Will come apart with ease and you won't marr the aluminum or worse.
08-25-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 615
Posted By jmgtp

It pulls air/fluid from the bleed screw. The...

It pulls air/fluid from the bleed screw. The threads on the bleed screw will leak air in but it doesn't matter, it's still pulling vacuum on the brake system. A compressor of only a few gallons may...
08-25-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 615
Posted By jmgtp

OP, do you have an air compressor with a decent...

OP, do you have an air compressor with a decent size tank? If so, consider the below pictured tool. It has worked great for me for clutch and brake bleeding and is about 1/3 of the price of the item...
08-03-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By jmgtp

I put urethane bushings in my entire suspension...

I put urethane bushings in my entire suspension along with new ball joints, tierods, shocks, full alignment and more. It dramatically changed how the car drives. From worn to like new - maybe even...
06-02-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,949
Views: 262,539
Posted By jmgtp

The bin behind the drivers seat contains the ABS...

The bin behind the drivers seat contains the ABS pump and control unit. The passenger side bin compartment pulls out and there is Bose equipment beneath.
05-29-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By jmgtp

The pedal should be stiff compared to most modern...

The pedal should be stiff compared to most modern cars. The C4 clutch takes some effort. You can add fluid, it is self bleeding. Just pump it with the car off and it will bleed. Holding it to the...
05-29-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By jmgtp

I believe the 95 will have the revised style...

I believe the 95 will have the revised style vented optispark. The 94 will have the original style.
05-22-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,004
Posted By jmgtp

Head gasket isn't an expensive fix - presuming...

Head gasket isn't an expensive fix - presuming you are doing the work yourself. Throw in a water pump, radiator, hoses etc. it's more pricey. Get heads decked add more $.

Years ago my 94...
05-16-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By jmgtp

Mayor111 - looks like carnauba wax was used as a...

Mayor111 - looks like carnauba wax was used as a last step. I wasn't sure how wax would work on the top. Looks amazing! I'll have to asses the condition of my top, I don't believe it has the marks...
04-21-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By jmgtp

All three are solid engines. LT1 has the...

All three are solid engines. LT1 has the optispark which gets a bad rap from poor aftermarket units.

As you say, you're a young guy and insurance will kill you. You might have made up your mind...
03-25-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,350
Posted By jmgtp

I'll leave you with a pic of the car on the...

I'll leave you with a pic of the car on the ground and out from its hole on the back wall. I'll be sure to follow up on how it drives after I get it aligned. Not sure when that will be exactly, I'd...
03-09-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By jmgtp

My 94 did the headlight grind for 10 seconds. The...

My 94 did the headlight grind for 10 seconds. The gears were fine, it was the plastic pins that needed replacing.

As for the voltage jumping around, the alternator has an internal voltage...
02-25-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By jmgtp

Upper Control Arm Install Question

Hi Everyone,

I have another thread going with my front suspension rebuild but thought a new post would get more attention for a specific qeustion.

I have two questions on UCA install that the...
02-11-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,350
Posted By jmgtp

Todays progress.... I've removed the ball joints...

Todays progress.... I've removed the ball joints from upper and lower arms. The bushings have been pressed out of the lower arms. The upper arms I am stuck on this nut:
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02-06-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,350
Posted By jmgtp

Front Suspension Overhaul

I finally have some weekends that I can dedicate to working on my 94. A few years back I overhauled the rear suspension, replaced every bushing for poly (no squeaks to date), replaced the rear wheel...
10-28-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,250
Posted By jmgtp

*** SOLD *** thank you corvetteracer72!

*** SOLD ***

thank you corvetteracer72!
05-28-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3,949
Views: 262,539
Posted By jmgtp

Repaired the climate control buttons in my 94. ...

Repaired the climate control buttons in my 94. Just took the unit apart and cleaned the contacts with q-tips and isopropyl alcohol. It went from not registering any button pushes to working...
01-04-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By jmgtp

Never got to it. It's on the list of things I...

Never got to it. It's on the list of things I need to do but don't have time to do. But, I can comment that a downside to this setup is you wouldn't know it works till you had a problem - and then...
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