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09-10-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By billschroeder5842

Yes, you two symptoms are related as your engine...

Yes, you two symptoms are related as your engine and brakes are both heavily dependant upon vacuum.

Since you recognized that several of your rubber lines are faulty and/or missing, I'd suggest...
09-09-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By billschroeder5842

Does it feel like a slow, running out of fuel die...

Does it feel like a slow, running out of fuel die or a quick, ignition cut off? When you say it fires up, how long does it run? A few seconds or a pop then off?

Also, check your oil pressure...
Forum: C5 General
09-08-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By billschroeder5842

They remind me of something out of a 1970's...

They remind me of something out of a 1970's SeaRay motor boat.
Forum: C5 General
09-08-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By billschroeder5842

Remove the relay as per instructions. It can't...

Remove the relay as per instructions. It can't hurt and it will completly ensure that your steering column lock will always work.

don't forget to do the "brown wire"
Forum: C5 Tech
09-05-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 540
Posted By billschroeder5842

Yeah, I'm a Mobile 1 fan too.

Yeah, I'm a Mobile 1 fan too.
09-05-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,477
Posted By billschroeder5842

Since you mention budget, the best bang for your...

Since you mention budget, the best bang for your buck for performance and sound, would be to cut out/off your pre cats, remove your main cat and replace with a hi flow cat and keep your muffler.
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09-05-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,631
Posted By billschroeder5842

Guys, guys.... part of this is to understand the...

Guys, guys.... part of this is to understand the car sellers BUSINESS MODEL. There are basically three types of automotive sales business models (and varying degrees of cross over) where the dealer...
Forum: C5 General
09-03-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,011
Posted By billschroeder5842

No, I don't think you would be better off. Just...

No, I don't think you would be better off. Just the pure time and hassle of disassembly, shipping, flakey buyers and time (this could take months and months). Plus, you may not get your money back....
09-03-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By billschroeder5842

650-750 is a pretty good range. You need to dial...

650-750 is a pretty good range. You need to dial in your TPS, make sure your fuel pressure is good. Bumping the timing to 8-10 will help.
09-03-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By billschroeder5842

Yeah, I'd like to know too. I find that adding...

Yeah, I'd like to know too. I find that adding larger injectors to a basically stock engine does more harm than good. Increasing the fuel spray will not necessarily increase your engine power and...
09-02-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By billschroeder5842

This is a combo lubrication and alignment...

This is a combo lubrication and alignment (striker and spring) issue. You make have to loosen some bolts and move things around.
Forum: C5 General
09-02-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By billschroeder5842

Well, this one is tricky. At 230k there is a lot...

Well, this one is tricky. At 230k there is a lot that can wrong with the car. You have already mentioned swapping motors and body parts. From your description, it sounds rough.

What is your MAX...
09-01-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By billschroeder5842

I'm in the middle of truing to get my FX3 back to...

I'm in the middle of truing to get my FX3 back to spec. What I can tell you is as of Thursday, there are not any NEW shocks out there. Eklers, Zip, Mid America....etc all report back orders..
08-29-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 656
Posted By billschroeder5842

Some will say that additives are snake oil,...

Some will say that additives are snake oil, others will swear by them.

I like to put SeaFoam through my system as it creates billowing smoke from the exhaust. The smoke pisses my neighbor off. I...
08-27-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 662
Posted By billschroeder5842

You have the right frame of mind. Just go and...

You have the right frame of mind. Just go and drive your best, you will not break anything---at least on your first outing as you are just getting a feel for things.

I went to a SCCA event a...
08-26-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 399
Posted By billschroeder5842

Here is my two cents in order of bang for the...

Here is my two cents in order of bang for the buck on a L98. Other opinions will have as much weight as mine, so decide carefully.

1. remove the "frisbee". No cost on that one. Small (small) pick...
08-25-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 363
Posted By billschroeder5842

Take a look for the sticker that has the RPO...

Take a look for the sticker that has the RPO codes on it (either on the driver door or the inside of the center counsel) which will tell you the engine that it came with. From your pictures, you have...
Forum: C5 General
08-25-2018, 03:20 PM
Forum: C5 Tech
08-25-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 512
Posted By billschroeder5842

If money is no object get shocks and sway bars,...

If money is no object get shocks and sway bars, but IMHO, just swap the shocks.

The Z51 has only 40k on allready stout sway bars. You shocks could use a refresh.
Forum: C5 General
08-25-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,463
Posted By billschroeder5842

Lots of H(istory) codes in there. You will need...

Lots of H(istory) codes in there. You will need an LCM5 module to clean up that column lock issue. Very common and an easy (less than an hour) fix for about 50 bucks.

My first blush is that car...
08-25-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By billschroeder5842

Your courtesy delay light timer could be going...

Your courtesy delay light timer could be going wonky. I may not even be related to your alarm.

However, check your door jamb switches that ground the light delay as they are connected to the...
08-24-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By billschroeder5842

Yes, 6 is factory, but your engine will love a...

Yes, 6 is factory, but your engine will love a bit more. Try 8 then 10. As long as you are not pinging, feed her advance until she lets you know different.
Forum: C5 Tech
08-23-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By billschroeder5842

The Hi perf carts made today have very little...

The Hi perf carts made today have very little power loss. I'd run them and not worry.
Forum: C5 General
08-22-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 482
Posted By billschroeder5842

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08-22-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By billschroeder5842

Well done- looks great lowered and with the...

Well done- looks great lowered and with the wheels.

Need engine shots!
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