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Forum: C5 General
02-04-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,174
Posted By Toys4Life C5

When I first got my C5 I was amazed that most...

When I first got my C5 I was amazed that most Corvette owners would wave. I didn't really expect it. Now I think it is kinda cool. Life is short - have fun!
Forum: C5 Tech
02-04-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By Toys4Life C5

LS1 - Upgrade to LS6 Valve Spring Install Video

With the addition of the A&A supercharger, spinning the stock engine to 6500 RPM'S on stock valve springs is not a good idea.

After careful thought, I decided to upgraded to LS6 springs. While I...
02-01-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By Toys4Life C5

C5 A&A 3.6 V3Si Build - Video A thru Z

Guys,
For those of you thinking about a supercharger install and wanting to know what you would be getting into doing it yourself - I put together a fairly complete series documenting my install. ...
Forum: C5 General
01-08-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,073
Posted By Toys4Life C5

You Sir purchased one of the best sports car...

You Sir purchased one of the best sports car values on the planet.
Forum: C5 General
01-05-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,073
Posted By Toys4Life C5

Good choice - one of each!

Good choice - one of each!
Forum: C5 General
01-01-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,073
Posted By Toys4Life C5

Oh my, I thought about this very question so much...

Oh my, I thought about this very question so much it made my brain hurt. I even put together a video to help focus and organize my thoughts.. As of 1/1/19, I like the C6, then C5 (very very close)...
Forum: C5 General
11-06-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By Toys4Life C5

Here are two detailed videos I did for a stock c5...

Here are two detailed videos I did for a stock c5 non ti exhaust. Everything is the same except you need different welding for Ti.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEZ5u57tiBc&t=1s
...
Forum: C5 General
09-22-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,196
Posted By Toys4Life C5

My rules of thumb. 1. If something bad could...

My rules of thumb.
1. If something bad could happen if it comes loose - then torque it for sure.
2. If not, torque it or roll the dice- your choice.

Bolts stretch when you tighten them, Not...
Forum: C5 General
09-22-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By Toys4Life C5

A&A Vortech Surpercharged C5 Start Up & Test Drive!

Took my time installing the A&A kit, somewhere around 25 hours or so (evenings and weekends).
Made a quick video of the start up and some of the test drive footage. Was it worth it??
Short...
Forum: C5 General
09-03-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 11,178
Posted By Toys4Life C5

Installed the Intercooler and its aluminum...

Installed the Intercooler and its aluminum shrouding as well as the pipes and hoses. Almost done installing parts!

A&A Vortech C5 Supercharger Install Part 6:
...
Forum: C5 General
08-02-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 11,178
Posted By Toys4Life C5

It has been a long week of work and then working...

It has been a long week of work and then working on the C5 Supercharger build when I can sneak into the shop for a while.

Here is part 2.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tg4vn4HJhEQ&t=0s
Forum: C5 General
07-27-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 11,178
Posted By Toys4Life C5

A&A Vortech C5 Supercharger Build Thread by Toys4Life C5

Guys,
As discussed in my recent post, I ordered the C5 Kit from the highly respected A&A last week and it arrived this week. Ordering, packaging and delivery were top notch!
Here is the beginning...
Forum: C5 General
07-20-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Toys4Life C5

You can get a stripped down report here -...

You can get a stripped down report here - basically just has accident info.
...
Forum: C5 Tech
07-11-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By Toys4Life C5

C5 Harmonic Balancer Problem Diagnosis Video

I have heard harmonic balancer issues are a common problem on corvettes. I have had my C5 for 5 years and thought I had better find out for sure if my harmonic balancer is good or NOT. Made a...
04-27-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By Toys4Life C5

C7 or C6 - which to buy? Comparison Video

Guys,
I have a C5 and love it but as you know, cant't stop dreaming of the next one... Unlike marriage, with cars it seems like there always has to be a next one... Anyway, put together a video to...
02-25-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,721
Posted By Toys4Life C5

C6 vs. C7 Video - Which one should you buy?

Guys,
I am in the process of deciding if I want to purchase a different vette. I put together this video as part of that process. Maybe it will help you decide as well. Enjoy.
...
Forum: C5 General
02-02-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,400
Posted By Toys4Life C5

Damn good choice IMO!!! ...

Damn good choice IMO!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQMSzg9o7e0
Forum: C5 General
12-24-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By Toys4Life C5

No issues but 104 octane will not help anything....

No issues but 104 octane will not help anything. The problem with long term storage (more than 6 months) is fuel degrading/breaking down and in older open systems the absorption of moisture (our fuel...
Forum: C5 General
11-18-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,810
Posted By Toys4Life C5

Possibly the best budget performance Tire for the C5!

I put a set of these Firestone Firehawk Indy 500 (new version) on my C5 this summer and like them so much that I put together a short video. :cheers:
...
Forum: C5 General
11-18-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 12,045
Posted By Toys4Life C5

It is not as nice as many of the other replies -...

It is not as nice as many of the other replies - BUT - it is GM and it is faster than most. 100% home built.:cheers:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XcFNm7F7GwU
Forum: C5 General
11-17-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,222
Posted By Toys4Life C5

"Since I have several cars" Sounds like a good...

"Since I have several cars" Sounds like a good problem to have!:cheers:
Forum: C5 Tech
09-07-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By Toys4Life C5

Agree with the others and I have the LMC5 as...

Agree with the others and I have the LMC5 as well. In the mean time, take the battery cables off, clean them and torque them properly. Sounds silly, but this can be a solution for some. Still do...
Forum: C5 Tech
09-07-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,387
Posted By Toys4Life C5

Video How To- Wheel Bearing Diagnosis

Guys I have had a wheel bearing slowly going bad over the past month or so. I diagnosed it last week step by step and fixed the culprit. Put together a video how to for others to follow if they...
08-10-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,032
Posted By Toys4Life C5

Video - C7 Corvette vs Lamborghini - which one should you..

Guys, I love the C5 that I currently have but was thinking about which car I should purchase next. After some thought, here is what I came up with.
...
Forum: C5 General
08-04-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,313
Posted By Toys4Life C5

Best I can tell, build quality is similar. Avoid...

Best I can tell, build quality is similar. Avoid C5's form 97-2000 though due to the infamous EBCM that cannot be purchased and is not typically repairable that leaves you without ABS, Traction...
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