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09-05-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By ttchybrid

2004 Z06 Final Dyno with 3 different exhaust systems. All you ever wanted to know!

Background of car on initial dyno last year (Blue Line):

2004 Z06
239000 km's
K+N CAI
B+B Route 66 mufflers
376 rwhp and 364 tq (Blue Line)


Now has BTR Stage 2 cam
08-21-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By davidfarmer

Your math is correct, although I personally use...

Your math is correct, although I personally use 1/32” where you use mm. You are running about 1/8” of toe “in” in the rear, which is fine

as long as your thrust angle is close to zero you are...
08-21-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By 63Corvette

I consider 'TOE' as the difference from straight...

I consider 'TOE' as the difference from straight ahead, or "zero toe". Measure from your string (at zero) to the front of the tire (in or out)
REAR:
I would recommend that you measure toe "IN" at...
08-20-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By dale3guy

Loosen all 4 nuts (don't use an impact) and use a...

Loosen all 4 nuts (don't use an impact) and use a big prybar. It helps to have someone else tighten two of the nuts while you hold the prybar. I've also heard you can loosen the nuts and then jack up...
Forum: C5 Tech
08-02-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By FOGeologist

A couple look the tiniest bit lean. Some of the...

A couple look the tiniest bit lean. Some of the white Ash may be fuel additives burning off in the high temperatures, but this is to be expected with the 8 track days.
Forum: C5 Tech
06-27-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 373
Posted By DVUSz06

When I did my cam install I removed mine through...

When I did my cam install I removed mine through the drivers side wheel well. I only had to loosen the front two cradle bolts (not rears) and inserted a large flat blade screwdriver between the frame...
Forum: C5 Tech
06-27-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 373
Posted By jonessw20

I didn’t remove any of the suspension that I...

I didn’t remove any of the suspension that I remember. The biggest issue I had was catching on the brake lines and getting the subframe pried down enough to clear. I was gonna try the passenger side...
05-02-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By eodtech72

That kink should be an easy fix with a little...

That kink should be an easy fix with a little heat. Put it on the correct size pipe and heat until it straightens then let it cool, take it off afterwards and should be good. Might help the sale. I...
Forum: C5 Tech
04-12-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By GCG

To properly do this you'll need an A/C manifold...

To properly do this you'll need an A/C manifold gauge set and a thermometer otherwise you are just guessing. You don't need to buy the uber expensive, super professional ones. A modest set would do....
Forum: C5 Tech
04-12-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By Bill Curlee

Submerge the NEW can in a pail of HOT water in...

Submerge the NEW can in a pail of HOT water in the UP-RIGHT position. That allows only GAS to go into the GAS side of the system!!

The HOT WATER will cause the liquid in the can to vaporize and...
02-26-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 141,070
Posted By froggy47

Clearly alignment between rotor vs pad. Did you...

Clearly alignment between rotor vs pad. Did you properly lubricate where you are supposed to? Did you use the correct caliper hardware?

For a while I ran without the (stainless steel spring steel)...
02-25-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By fatbillybob

Steering rack leak at wires

FWIW there does not seem to be an elegant solution to steering rack leaks at the wires that enter the steering box. These leaks can fool you into thinking the pump is leaking because the pump is...
Forum: C5 Tech
12-07-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By nsogiba

It may not be as bad as you think. If you do...

It may not be as bad as you think. If you do decide to remove the bolt, you could always run the same size tap (M8x1.25, I think) into the hole to clean up any burrs. Worst case you'd have to drill...
12-04-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,047
Posted By [email protected]

Doug is correct...most tuners do not take the...

Doug is correct...most tuners do not take the time or effort to adjust the VE and will even deliver the car with the High RPM Disable at "MAF only" (i.e 400 rpm). The VE is used for transient...
11-28-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,047
Posted By RedRiderZR1

Yes. The MAF DTC needs to be set to Fail on First...

Yes. The MAF DTC needs to be set to Fail on First Error to fail the MAF.
04-10-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,020
Posted By rfn026

Remove them. Sand them with a 200 grit sander....

Remove them. Sand them with a 200 grit sander. Then clean with with Brake clean. Followe that with soap and water until no material shows up on a white paper towel.

Then break them in - very...
04-07-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By c5racr1

6 foot painters pole. Put both windows down fold...

6 foot painters pole. Put both windows down fold the mirrors forward. Zip tie the poles to the left and right spolk of the steering wheel. No movement
Forum: C5 Tech
02-15-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By aaronc7

Stock LS1? Take a video and slow it down to 1/8...

Stock LS1? Take a video and slow it down to 1/8 speed, and compute how many taps per minute the tapping is occurring. Usually the tapping will be = idle speed or 1/2 idle speed, that can help you...
01-16-2017, 02:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,475
Posted By Bill Dearborn

When you have those messages those systems are...

When you have those messages those systems are turned off by the EBCM. You do not have ABS. Since you have a 2001 you have a system with ABS/TC/AH. If you have a problem with a system component that...
01-16-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,475
Posted By el es tu

it could be the connectors to the wheel speed...

it could be the connectors to the wheel speed sensors in the hubs - they tend to corrode and cause these issues...
left new - right worn -
note: you can bend the worn connectors inward to work if...
11-09-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By aaronc7

I mount mine inside the car on the dash, at the...

I mount mine inside the car on the dash, at the base of the windshield. I've had no reception issues.

I think TrackAddict on IOS supports rendering video w/ basic obd info. On the android...
10-09-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,145
Posted By Dan H.

Josh, Yes, I have the 315/30's on the front and...

Josh,
Yes, I have the 315/30's on the front and rear. I liked the setup, the tires were a noticeable increase in overall grip versus the nt05's. My observations are basic, but here they are:
...
09-08-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By Bill32

Your temps look pretty darn good ( shows you were...

Your temps look pretty darn good ( shows you were working them pretty hard), I would have dropped the LF by at least 1 psi and taken another reading. I'd also try to find out what the manufacturer...
07-19-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,828
Posted By ZedO6

I have the Ryobi P261 18V which is the battery...

I have the Ryobi P261 18V which is the battery format I'm committed to. It works pretty well, will loosen 100 ft lb lug nuts with an impact socket directly on the anvil. Like I noted in a previous...
07-19-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,828
Posted By Scooter70

Yes, I got the 300ft-lb one a couple of months...

Yes, I got the 300ft-lb one a couple of months ago and I really like it. I typically break the nuts loose with a breaker bar before I lift the car and then use the impact to run the nuts off but the...
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