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05-06-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,284
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

A much better/ more relevant question is "how...

A much better/ more relevant question is "how many LS7's have valve guides out of spec.?". From the data we've seen just on this forum alone, an overwhelming percentage do.

Out of spec. valve...
04-25-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,070
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

It's been scientifically proven (yes, I went...

It's been scientifically proven (yes, I went there..) that you can not determine valve guide clearances with the valve covers on and the engine running.

Are you annoyed that you need to pull the...
04-24-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,272
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

The important part is they "didn't go out of spec...

The important part is they "didn't go out of spec in 400 miles", they were out when they were machined with zero-point-zero miles. :cheers:
04-21-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,830
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

it is not hard to know what to do, at all....

it is not hard to know what to do, at all. Easiest decison you'll ever make. You own an LS7, with stock heads with mileage on them. Extremely likely you have one or more guides out of spec. Out of...
04-17-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 853
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

..and here I was being all jealous about you...

..and here I was being all jealous about you moving to paradise.. :jester

Really glad you and yours dodged a bullet. :cheers:
04-15-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 736
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

Many times on a road course (and occasionally on...

Many times on a road course (and occasionally on the road) I wish I had more Tourqe and HP..

I belive Mark Donohue said, "..until you have wheelspin from the exit of one corner to the entry of the...
03-31-2018, 03:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,317
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

GDamn it, I put this "Jerri" tool on ignore, yet...

GDamn it, I put this "Jerri" tool on ignore, yet I still can't get away from his child-like understanding of general mechanical principles..

I'm not a religous man, but I'd drop to my knees every...
03-05-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

A question back at you.. Why?? Most HP and...

A question back at you.. Why??

Most HP and Tq goals can be achieved witbout crasy lift numbers. :cheers:
02-16-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,450
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

Bad_AX, nice write up. I think I might have...

Bad_AX, nice write up.

I think I might have posted a link to the YouTube video of the shop milling the end of the rocker tip face to square them up.

MD and I diverge slightly on the "if it...
Forum: Ask Tadge
02-10-2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,373
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

Oh, trust me, it IS related, and in typical...

Oh, trust me, it IS related, and in typical corporate tap-dancing fashion, no admission of guilt will be forthcoming. Tadge knows full-well about the TC issues (my Son is having to deal with this on...
02-07-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,085
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

So, LS9 heads, blower, front assembly, non-LS7...

So, LS9 heads, blower, front assembly, non-LS7 pistons, rods, crank, oil pump AND an inferior block / casting.. I don't get it.. :cheers:
02-07-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,085
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

This combo doesn't make any sense to me.. They...

This combo doesn't make any sense to me.. They tossed out all the high-perfomance stuff that makes an LS7 unique and special, then you are left with thin sleeves that are not-well suited for those...
02-03-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 13,242
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

Springs don't care about human opinions. The fact...

Springs don't care about human opinions. The fact is there are a lot of old-school engine builders that, by default, still recommend dual springs, when a modern single beehive spring would be just as...
01-23-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

Assuming the resistance value you've stated is...

Assuming the resistance value you've stated is correct, there is no "wrong way' to wire a resistor into a circuit - resistors have no polarity.

The cleanest option is to purchase the other side of...
01-03-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,242
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

My compromise setup (exactly what you are asking...

My compromise setup (exactly what you are asking for) is 50% M1 0w 40 and 50% M1 15w 50.

I'm quite confident you'll receive other opinions on this topic. :cheers:
01-03-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 33,619
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

I would say the same, but only to throw everyone...

I would say the same, but only to throw everyone else off the trail so I don't have to wait as long for my set.. :smash:

I've known Pumba for a long time; he's not full of it.. :cheers:
01-02-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 13,242
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

The RTV is from the previous work. Sounds like...

The RTV is from the previous work. Sounds like you can move forward w/o issue. :cheers:
12-29-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

I don't have a video but I can tell you if you...

I don't have a video but I can tell you if you are looking for a combo that sounds like stock with the flaps closed (no drone) and like a freaking race car with them open, then yes, this is the combo...
12-27-2017, 02:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,798
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

Lot's of good advice in this thread so far.. ...

Lot's of good advice in this thread so far..

For a somewhat street friendly (but better for track) alignment - try 1.5 deg neg camber in front, 1.0 in back.

1/16 or less toe in the front, 1/16...
12-20-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,814
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

Unfortunate for sure. So far mine is holding up...

Unfortunate for sure. So far mine is holding up well (if I had to guess all of these failed dashes are probably due to one or two specific assembly line employees that were lazy with the glue...
12-11-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,425
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

We would all respect your "professional...

We would all respect your "professional statistician" opinion on this subject much more if you would add "..But at least have the valve guides checked to see if they are out of spec..".

The way...
12-08-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,319
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

Even though I really dislike JSB, this one is a...

Even though I really dislike JSB, this one is a no-brainer C6 > C5 FRC > (if it was a different C2, I'd probably say C2, but from this selection, C1).

And purely from a photographic / composition...
12-07-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,913
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

Easy.. Depress gas pedal ALL the way down.. Push...

Easy.. Depress gas pedal ALL the way down.. Push in clutch, hit starter button.

Injectors will not fire, motor will spin until you release the clutch. :cheers:
11-26-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,733
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

No.. You are missing a critical point. The...

No..

You are missing a critical point. The whole purpose of the key is so that you have a non-computer controlled entry point into the car (battery dead, fob battery dead, etc).

The key...
11-21-2017, 01:15 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,231
Posted By Dan_the_C5_Man

To add to the above, a common mod is to slot that...

To add to the above, a common mod is to slot that bracket, so when you re-assemble (and potentially take it apart again) you'll only have to loosen the bolt, slide the bracket out of the way and then...
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