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01-16-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By pkincy

Ok, here is some new info even if it is not the...

Ok, here is some new info even if it is not the actual TSB.

Originally posted by GM Technical Assistance Center
8 Speed Torque Converter Shudder – New Service Procedure and New Mobil 1 Synthetic...
01-16-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By mschuyler

We've done it both ways. It's pretty cool to...

We've done it both ways. It's pretty cool to travel with a dozen other Corvettes and pull into a famous stop on Route 66. There's a lot of camaraderie doing t that way. We went with Corvette'NAmerica...
01-15-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,811
Posted By Woodson

If they are mounted to the car they sure do.

If they are mounted to the car they sure do.
01-14-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,919
Posted By fsvoboda

At most closing speeds, who has time to crank...

At most closing speeds, who has time to crank down a window and wave? That may account for it.
I almost always flash headlights instead.
01-14-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,919
Posted By Sconn

Wow... Talk about rage...

Wow... Talk about rage...
01-07-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,451
Posted By Gearhead Jim

Latest on A8 Shudder problems

Today I was speaking with the Corvette tech at our local dealer, he's a very sharp guy who owns a C6 and works on a lot of C7's because of his reputation.

He's been told recently by people in GM...
01-07-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,919
Posted By Sconn

Ya, OP also stated the speed limit in his last...

Ya, OP also stated the speed limit in his last post. I copied and pasted this from the thread about passing in the right lane.

"Former GA cop here - I take exception to that statement. We can't...
01-04-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,800
Posted By kensredvette2

TSB's, Ranges, and ATF's Overall, my A8 does...

TSB's, Ranges, and ATF's
Overall, my A8 does not have the shudder issue. But it did have some seemingly rough shifting patterns in some situations. It also has the usual annoying hesitation/hunting...
12-31-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,155
Posted By agapsdiver

Did mine a couple months ago and still holding up...

Did mine a couple months ago and still holding up fine.
First soaked them in Dove soap overnight in the bath tub.
cleaned, dried, and wiped with alcohol.
Used Dupli-color automotive Adhesion...
12-29-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,800
Posted By Dcasole

Walt , I know u sold yours for fear of having a...

Walt , I know u sold yours for fear of having a dead battery but the problem with the original Range units was with the way the Range pinged the CAMBUS to find out if the car was running.

Range...
12-29-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,800
Posted By mountainears

I've had mine for a long time. Always leave it...

I've had mine for a long time. Always leave it plugged in. I don't drive my car a ton and it has sat for a month plugged in and I have not seen any battery drain issue (without the trickle...
12-28-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By bimmerborn

1LT trim level works more like SCV (Speed...

1LT trim level works more like SCV (Speed Controlled Volume). It is called "Auto Volume" feature.
...
12-27-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,286
Posted By [email protected]

GM recommends 30psi. I've tried everything from...

GM recommends 30psi. I've tried everything from 25 to 37 cold psi. 25 psi is way too low. 30 psi gives a good ride, but you will notice some rounding of the front tires usually between 10,000 and...
12-24-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,675
Posted By Makitso

This is from the Rangetechnology website ...

This is from the Rangetechnology website

WARNING:We Do Not Have Any Authorized Dealers On E-bay or Amazonhttps://rangetechnology.com/authorized-dealers/
12-19-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,536
Posted By Spinny

I live in Texas as well and failed the test for...

I live in Texas as well and failed the test for the same reason twice. I learned that using the Range devise to keep the A8 from going into V4 mode clears the codes and will cause the car to get a...
12-18-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By MMD

This should fix the problem permanently. ...

This should fix the problem permanently.

Seat Memory Settings
Some owners have had trouble getting their driver settings to save. Thanks to another owner, we’ve learned that this is the best...
12-18-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,750
Posted By MMD

Yes, it makes dirt and grime harder to attach...

Yes, it makes dirt and grime harder to attach itself to the surface making it easier to keep clean. Detail shops also use ceramic coating on brake calipers as well. You want to spend more time...
12-14-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By MMD

Yes! I too have also purchased a set of Race...

Yes! I too have also purchased a set of Race Ramps 2 piece "Cribs". I first jack up one side of the car and put 1/2 of 1 crib under each tire and then do the same on the other side of the vehicle....
12-12-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By Skid Row Joe

Ramps are notorious for differing weight...

Ramps are notorious for differing weight capabilities. Many of us have built and use wooden ramps by stacking 2"X12"s that are fastened together. I've been using this method for a lot of years. You...
12-08-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,191
Posted By Kevin A Jones

Yes, changed mine a couple weekends ago: ...

Yes, changed mine a couple weekends ago:

Changing Oil (dry sump)
1) Jack up just the driver’s side, install jack stand.

2) Remove the drain plugs (2 plugs/GM part# 11562588) over a large 15...
12-06-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,379
Posted By JockamoIPA

Nothing But Complaints...

This applies to all forums not just C7, but I think CF should start separate rooms for people that just want to complain about their cars in order to declutter the General Discussion rooms.

I...
12-03-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,394
Posted By rogergcam

Wet vette

I am really surprised to read about this. I read on the web once they parts of Corvetts melted when they got wet! They would have stopped the dripping. It must be true because it was on the web!
...
12-02-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,394
Posted By owc6

Yes, if it's raining, and I pull into the garage,...

Yes, if it's raining, and I pull into the garage, there are plenty of puddles. :lol:

It's not a sponge. It doesn't shrink. It doesn't melt.
12-02-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 968
Posted By traderfjp

Changing brakes on our cars is simple as pie. I...

Changing brakes on our cars is simple as pie. I had bought ceramic brakes although the brakes on the C7 generate minimal dust compared to stock brakes on the C6. Anyway, my garage was going to...
11-27-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,154
Posted By Kent1999

After years decades of daily-driving my...

After years decades of daily-driving my Corvettes, I'm soon switching to an SUV for a daily driver (I have about a 40 mile daily urban commute) -- just too many advantages for me to ignore,...
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