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05-16-2019, 10:02 PM
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Posted By VolSince69

SPINMONSTER CAM (TSP custom grind), LS2 CAM ONLY RESULTS

Was time to replace factory harmonic damper after hearing the dreaded chirping on recent trip through Deal's Gap. Quick glance under the hood verified it had indeed started to slightly wobble. Given...
10-12-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,647
Posted By BlindSpot

Can't tell you how many of us say (how many cars...

Can't tell you how many of us say (how many cars I've had and said it) - "I'll never sell this car". Truth is - In the end, I haven't owned a car yet that eventually I tired of...and they're all gone...
01-20-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,059
Posted By HOXXOH

An average day trip is 500 miles. Weekends (3...

An average day trip is 500 miles. Weekends (3 days for retired guys) are 1000-2000. Weeklongs (2 weekends and inbetween) are 2000-4000. But a real road trip is a minimum of 5000 miles.
At 141K, the...
01-20-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,059
Posted By Johnny_B_Good

Not driving your Vette to keep mileage low for...

Not driving your Vette to keep mileage low for resale is like not banging your girlfriend to keep it tight for the next guy.
01-19-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,059
Posted By OlyC6

Do it!

Over the past holiday, I did a 2800 mile trip from Olympia, WA to Los Angeles to see the family. Not only did I have a blast as I deviated from the most direct route to take some "State Routes" that...
01-19-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,059
Posted By CHJ In Virginia

Take the Vette and enjoy the drive. It's going...

Take the Vette and enjoy the drive. It's going to depreciate if you drive or or not. The financial difference in eventual selling price between a low mile car and one that has been enjoyed is not...
01-19-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,059
Posted By 4SUMERZ

They are meant to be enjoyed by driving them,...

They are meant to be enjoyed by driving them, although many just like to polish and sit behind them, but that is Ok.
As far as mileage is concerned, I decided in 2010 to use my C6 on each of our...
11-21-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By BostonVette

There is a black foam pre-filter available ...

There is a black foam pre-filter available

It sits over the cowl air inlet to keep the small leaves and pinwheels out.
it helps prolong the cabin filter and is much easier clear than the inlet...
11-20-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By cmonkey713

The cowl panel is actually pretty easy to remove....

The cowl panel is actually pretty easy to remove. Pop out the windshield wiper attachment nut covers, remove the hold down nuts, pull the wiper arms off, remove the rubber seal on the front and slip...
11-20-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By Kenny94945

I think I know what you are describing. For me...

I think I know what you are describing.
For me leaves go between the plastic cowl panel and the wiper shaft.
Best technique for me...medical tweezers.

As mentioned above any leave going into the...
09-22-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,775
Posted By 91RS

It does take Dexron III. Do not use Dexron VI or...

It does take Dexron III. Do not use Dexron VI or Syncromesh. Dexron VI is backwards compatible in an automatic transmission but not in these, it will foam. When Dexron VI came out, they now sell...
08-01-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By BWF07

Sure here is the link for it. ...

Sure here is the link for it. https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c6-corvette-general-discussion/1918326-stock-muffler-mod-9.html Then scroll down to post 175 on this page.
07-22-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,799
Posted By dmk0210

The problem with the rubberized stuff is you can...

The problem with the rubberized stuff is you can get a cut in it and won't see it since it can be somewhat self healing. However it could still let water get underneath to form hidden rust. You won't...
07-22-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,799
Posted By Patsgarage

To the OP - I would not loose any sleep over...

To the OP - I would not loose any sleep over this, Chevy subjects the Vette to the same salt bath corrosion tests as the rest of it's cars. Does the rust detract form the looks underhood ? Yes, but...
07-22-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,799
Posted By Gearhead Jim

We drove our C5 through five Chicago winters on...

We drove our C5 through five Chicago winters on the GY winter (not A/S) runflats, no longer available. When we sold it, the frame looked better than OP and the body/paint looked like any other C5...
07-22-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,799
Posted By dmk0210

That's just going to hide it, not fix it. ...

That's just going to hide it, not fix it.


It's just surface rust now. Get it off and then protect the area to prevent future rust.

Get under the car with a bright flashlight and inspect...
07-22-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,799
Posted By RoadkingC6

No i wouldn't go in there with a welder, i would...

No i wouldn't go in there with a welder, i would do as the other's have said clean it up maybe get in there with a wire brush on a drill then chemically clean it, and i would just brush paint it this...
07-21-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,799
Posted By ErnieN85

Your local hardware store should have a product...

Your local hardware store should have a product called rust reformer. Use that after removing the loose stuff (wire brush) then repaint with an epoxy primer Eastwood dot com should have all the right...
07-13-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,168
Posted By extrapilot

This info may or may not pertain to you, not...

This info may or may not pertain to you, not knowing your knowledge of C6's....
Check list for shopping for a corvette from my observations reading posts here.
Check Harmonic crankshaft balancer...
07-13-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,168
Posted By ruxvette

Musta been in late 2005...my late run '05 had it...

Musta been in late 2005...my late run '05 had it on the mirror.

OP, go to any GM dealer with the vin and ask parts or service to run the GMVIS and build sheet. The VIS will show all dealer...
07-13-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,168
Posted By Dub Mc

There are those that will say save up and get a...

There are those that will say save up and get a 08 and so forth.. Nothing wrong with that but I bought an 05 coupe with 38K a4 with the Z51 option and new tires... The car had no cosmetic flaws...
07-13-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,168
Posted By EVRose

Passenger Air Bag light. ...

Passenger Air Bag light.

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07-17-2004, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By radstoy

303

I have been most satisfied with the 303. Gives a nice satin finish which does not produce either greasy look or glare. Lasts a long time on the tires. :yesnod:
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