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06-06-2019, 10:02 PM
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Posted By Mike's LS3

[QUOTE=streetking408ys;1599537846]Been looking...

[QUOTE=streetking408ys;1599537846]Been looking around for a fuel pump upgrade, from what I found 19354670 is the way to go. Car has 70k on the stock pump, it's had a KB BAP for most of that. Car has...
06-02-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,284
Posted By Mike's LS3

It all depends how bad the wobble is? A slight...

It all depends how bad the wobble is? A slight wobble you should be fine. As the wobble increases, it will cause belt misalignment resulting in belt chirping or premature belt wear (fraying). The...
05-23-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,732
Posted By Mike's LS3

No crush washer, just nylon washer that I have...

No crush washer, just nylon washer that I have replaced maybe twice in 11 years.
03-29-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By Mike's LS3

On a manual, a full Z06/ZR1 exhaust is a complete...

On a manual, a full Z06/ZR1 exhaust is a complete bolt on from exhaust manifold to the exhaust tips. You need two 02 extensions and LS7 gaskets and your good! Autos will need some pipe modification...
03-22-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By Mike's LS3

1. Boosted or not go with the Z06 fuel pump. ...

1. Boosted or not go with the Z06 fuel pump.
2. If you install the A&A kit in the future I would still add the BAP.

Did all the above 5 years ago and no issues. 2008 Z51 with an A&A kit.
03-08-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By Mike's LS3

Stay with oem plugs and wires for a stock...

Stay with oem plugs and wires for a stock corvette.

No anti seize on new AC Delco of NGK plug threads needed, the threads come with an anti seize coating on them.

Do not use a colder plug...
03-03-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,784
Posted By Mike's LS3

Stock LS3's you can go 100k miles, but I would...

Stock LS3's you can go 100k miles, but I would inspect both plugs and wires at 60k - 75k miles. Remove spark plug wires carefully, pull and twist on boot or heat shield not the wire and check for...
01-13-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By Mike's LS3

The tubes are hydroformed 309 stainless steel....

The tubes are hydroformed 309 stainless steel. The jackets are 304 stainless steel. The tubes are Mig welded on the inlet side flange and because they are welded only on one side they are free to...
01-03-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,182
Posted By Mike's LS3

FYI: Borescopes can be purchased for $35 and...

FYI: Borescopes can be purchased for $35 and send a WIFI live feed to your Iphone, andriod, ipad, etc. for viewing and take still photos to compare before and after de carbon treatment. This will...
12-24-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By Mike's LS3

Did the HB coming out have visible wear on the...

Did the HB coming out have visible wear on the silicone seal that is between the hub and outer ring? Was the HB bolt loose and caused the wobble? If no evidence of HB failure was present, then take...
12-16-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By Mike's LS3

ir One of the nice features of a DeWitts...

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One of the nice features of a DeWitts radiator is their lifetime warranty. I developed a little leak on my DeWitts radiator. I called them and they authorized a repair, so I shipped it to them...
12-14-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By Mike's LS3

The "X" pipe is legal in CA. It came on the base...

The "X" pipe is legal in CA. It came on the base 2008 and up C6 corvettes, C6 ZR1's and 2011+ C6 Z06's. HP maybe 2-3, but it will change the sound a bit. From my experience, the "X" pipe had a more...
12-04-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,958
Posted By Mike's LS3

I had this done on my 2008 with no issues. I...

I had this done on my 2008 with no issues. I agree with the others, take it to another dealer.

I believe GM warranty work gets billed at a lower rate, rather than walk in customer with a...
12-03-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,032
Posted By Mike's LS3

About 3-4 years ago, I had A&A Corvette install...

About 3-4 years ago, I had A&A Corvette install their Si V3 kit with 62K miles. Today, I have 82K miles and have no issues with the S/C kit.

However, after one year my slightly wobbly HB became...
12-01-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By Mike's LS3

Door creaks can be caused by the plastic...

Door creaks can be caused by the plastic fasteners slipping in and out of the retainers that hold the panel to the door. The plastic retainers lose their ability to hold the fasteners and will tend...
11-17-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,713
Posted By Mike's LS3

Give me a break "doesn't belong in C6 General" !...

Give me a break "doesn't belong in C6 General" ! She was only 24 years old and passed due to an accident! She had so much life ahead of her. Not someone who was 75 years old who passed from an...
11-16-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By Mike's LS3

:yesnod: Matt does great work and tunes my car!

:yesnod: Matt does great work and tunes my car!
11-07-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By Mike's LS3

If it the gauge goes to 0 after hitting a rough...

If it the gauge goes to 0 after hitting a rough patch on the road, I would suspect a lose wire grounding out the sensor. Trace back the sensor wiring and look for burnt or bare wire. Maybe someone...
11-04-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By Mike's LS3

Sounds like someone gutted the catalytic...

Sounds like someone gutted the catalytic converters, then most likely the tune was adjusted for the CEL.
10-31-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 550
Posted By Mike's LS3

Unfortunately, you have to go to where the BAP is...

Unfortunately, you have to go to where the BAP is installed. In most cases, the rear left wheel well near the fuel pump. I had a volt meter hooked up to my BAP hot, jumped the hobbs switch and...
09-25-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 642
Posted By Mike's LS3

:iagree: BAP kicks in at 3+ PSI or greater and...

:iagree: BAP kicks in at 3+ PSI or greater and increases voltage to 17.5. I also recommend to stay out of boost with less than 1/4 tank of fuel. Fuel helps cool the pump. I have been running a BAP...
09-11-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,767
Posted By Mike's LS3

2008 Z51, oil cooler, takes 6 qts to reach top...

2008 Z51, oil cooler, takes 6 qts to reach top hole on dip stick. I prefer to check oil with engine cold or at least 15 minutes after engine shut down for accuracy. I keep oil level at or near the...
09-09-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,247
Posted By Mike's LS3

Cerematallic have a little harsher engagement...

Cerematallic have a little harsher engagement which can result in chatter. That does not mean they will chatter, but have a higher likelihood than organic. They also wear a little faster. The main...
08-29-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By Mike's LS3

If this just happened after HB install, check...

If this just happened after HB install, check sway bar end links bolts and steering rack bolt to the frame.
08-26-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,222
Posted By Mike's LS3

Average Coolant ranges on stock C6: 192*F -...

Average Coolant ranges on stock C6:
192*F - 205*F at speeds above 40mph.
205*F - 225*F at speeds below 40 mph.

Ambient temps above 95*F+:
Below 40 mph can creep up to 230*+F.
Above 40 mph can...
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