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11-11-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,892
Posted By dpigguy

OW6 - there was a service bulletin (TSB) on the...

OW6 - there was a service bulletin (TSB) on the latches in ‘08 that provided for replacement of newly designed front latches. Depending on the birthdate of your ‘08, you might still qualify. Assuming...
10-23-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By dpigguy

I Part of the problem is created when you use the...

I Part of the problem is created when you use the lighter socket as a continuous power source. Good thread on this a few years ago, but basically it has to do with the socket design. The lighter...
10-18-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By dpigguy

Depending on the age of the TPMS sensors, you may...

Depending on the age of the TPMS sensors, you may want to replace them at the same time you do the tires. They have 8-10 year life on average and best time to do them is when you have the tires off. ...
10-14-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 741
Posted By dpigguy

Running open will do you no harm. Would double...

Running open will do you no harm. Would double check it is the fuse since other cause could be a vacuum problem and that might impact performance. Believe vacuum leak would cause baffles to fail in...
10-06-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By dpigguy

I believe the differential noise is usually most...

I believe the differential noise is usually most noticeable when turning, at least it was with mine. Clutch fluid could be the problem if it is interfering with movement in the clutch cylinder...
09-19-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By dpigguy

yep and a wire brush. Post back when you find...

yep and a wire brush. Post back when you find your problem so we can all learn from your misfortune.
09-13-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,364
Posted By dpigguy

My son who lives with us had a similar driving...

My son who lives with us had a similar driving record. To keep other policies low, we just name him as an excluded driver. Likewise, we are excluded on his policy. That way his record doesn’t impact...
Forum: Off Topic
08-28-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 2,606
Posted By dpigguy

US Army E-6 1967-1970 (1096 days but who was...

US Army E-6
1967-1970 (1096 days but who was counting) :)
08-24-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 510
Posted By dpigguy

Do a forum search on clutch switch. There is a...

Do a forum search on clutch switch. There is a switch up under the dash that is compressed when the clutch is disengaged to allow a start. Known for get misaligned over time and unless the switch is...
08-23-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,466
Posted By dpigguy

The perfect exhaust is the stock set up but with...

The perfect exhaust is the stock set up but with NPP. The best of both worlds - quiet when desired, louder when appropriate. :thumbs:
08-10-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By dpigguy

This may sound too simple but I developed a loud...

This may sound too simple but I developed a loud clicking noise when turning some time back. My technician listen to it and had no idea but an old suspension guy did. Pulled both front wheels,...
08-04-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,079
Posted By dpigguy

While you’re in the area, Asheville NC is a great...

While you’re in the area, Asheville NC is a great visit. Biltmore Estate tour plus a couple of car museums as well. Plan on a trip stop In Maggie Valley just west of Asheville and visit Wheels...
06-17-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 392
Posted By dpigguy

Never saw a TSB on the bumper holes and fascia...

Never saw a TSB on the bumper holes and fascia seams but yes, stock air intake. Key take away was the sensitivity of the MAF which your tuner should be able to address.
06-17-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 392
Posted By dpigguy

‘08 that came from Bowling Green with the same...

‘08 that came from Bowling Green with the same codes being thrown from the start. Engineers had me do two things 1) tape off holes and seams around air intake and front fascia and 2) change fuel type...
11-26-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By dpigguy

My ‘08 ran for the first three months with...

My ‘08 ran for the first three months with multiple lean codes and stock MAF sensor and air intake. I asked the same question of the Bowling Green engineers and they confirmed no long lasting results...
06-26-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By dpigguy

After using the lighter port over time, the...

After using the lighter port over time, the socket will get worn and the holding "ribs" on either side do not hold the plugin in place. You can change the lighter socket for a new one or if you don't...
04-30-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,712
Posted By dpigguy

10 years and counting

My 2008 base coupe (3LT) was born early in the 2007 build year and is nearing its 10th year in service. It has proven reliable, economical and trouble free over the 56000 miles on the clock. To date...
09-29-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By dpigguy

Got my car's build date from NCM back in '08 when...

Got my car's build date from NCM back in '08 when car was purchased. Also got actual build sheet at the same time. Not sure they provide that service any more.
07-06-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,054
Posted By dpigguy

Just passed over 35k miles with FS run-flats and...

Just passed over 35k miles with FS run-flats and have more to go! Only issue I have is tires are not as sticky as I would like and seem easier to break loose than the OEM GY's.
04-01-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By dpigguy

Yep. Some are louder than others but relay click...

Yep. Some are louder than others but relay click is common. Just turn the radio up!!:thumbs:
01-23-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,104
Posted By dpigguy

This ^^^^^^. To the OP, may want to have auto...

This ^^^^^^. To the OP, may want to have auto store check for codes first to ensure "clean" then go get your inspection. If CEL comes on when you turn key on, you'll know you only need to be worried...
01-14-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,268
Posted By dpigguy

Without doing a search of old discussions,...

Without doing a search of old discussions, believe there was a "fix" developed to address excessive battery problems for the '05 C6 by GM and was put out via a SB vs a recall. I could be totally...
01-13-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,850
Posted By dpigguy

As said above, battery tender is needed. OM says...

As said above, battery tender is needed. OM says car will likely last 2 weeks on charge but that won't be an issue with the tender.

Exhaust issue is unrelated to battery except that it may not be...
11-05-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,751
Posted By dpigguy

Has to do with the position of the FOB in...

Has to do with the position of the FOB in relation to the antennas used for communication with the ECM. Unfortunately the hatch area is a dead spot and you are hardly the first to experience it....
10-30-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,039
Posted By dpigguy

Since Dec, 2007, I have averaged 22.4 mpg or just...

Since Dec, 2007, I have averaged 22.4 mpg or just short of 400 miles per tank full. All types of driving with as little as 250-300 when stuck in town or driving aggressively, to nearly 500 when on...
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