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Forum: C5 General
12-24-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,318
Posted By CactusCat

Hopefully, we'll be introduced to newer...

Hopefully, we'll be introduced to newer technology in the near future. I'm showing you a couple of pics of a Tesla dash/instrument panel. 100% digital. They use a 17" monitor mounted vertically and...
Forum: C5 General
11-26-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,673
Posted By CactusCat

Then just remove it and don't ask anyone else's...

Then just remove it and don't ask anyone else's opinion.... sigh
Forum: C5 General
11-20-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,499
Posted By CactusCat

Pretty much my experience as well. Some of the...

Pretty much my experience as well. Some of the streets are ok but some are really bad. BTW Pounder, I met your wifey a couple of years ago at XP Racing when she was having Brett do some work on her...
Forum: C5 General
11-18-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By CactusCat

I used a Dremel with an aluminum oxide cutoff...

I used a Dremel with an aluminum oxide cutoff wheel on it. Stuffed an old towel in behind the dash to catch sparks and metal shavings. Each side took about 1 minute. I just ground the top of the...
Forum: C5 Tech
11-09-2017, 12:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,960
Posted By CactusCat

Supposedly, a wider wheel gives you a less...

Supposedly, a wider wheel gives you a less rounded tire, ie.. a more square tire which is supposed to give you more traction because it creates a wider contact area. My personal thought is that it...
Forum: C5 Tech
11-06-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By CactusCat

Your 1226 code is from RF wheel excessive speed...

Your 1226 code is from RF wheel excessive speed variation. Could be a variety of things, the sensor, bad or loose connection, etc. If it doesn't come back, no worries. The 1160 code was a loss of...
Forum: C5 Tech
11-04-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By CactusCat

This thread might help! ...

This thread might help! https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c5-tech/290559-12-disc-cd-changer-won-t-eject-the-magazine-what-s-wrong-with-it.html

This also looks like a possible fix. Remove the...
Forum: C5 Tech
10-28-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By CactusCat

I suggest you follow 8Vette7's advice. The recall...

I suggest you follow 8Vette7's advice. The recall never really fixed the problem so I'd think it would be a no-brainer to not go that way. There are probably hundreds of posts here on CF where the GM...
Forum: C5 Tech
10-26-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By CactusCat

NP. You might have some luck in the C2, C3 or C4...

NP. You might have some luck in the C2, C3 or C4 forums as that motor is more inline with what they use. C5s use the LS1 engine and the older small blocks are very seldom used in a C5 or newer simply...
Forum: C5 Tech
10-25-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By CactusCat

#2 is a mechanical error and there are several...

#2 is a mechanical error and there are several possible "fixes". First you didn't state whether you're using burned CDs or store bought music CDs. Some brands of burned CDs won't work in our cars....
Forum: C5 General
10-25-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By CactusCat

This made absolutely no sense. And yes, it's a...

This made absolutely no sense. And yes, it's a video game.
Forum: C5 General
10-23-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,370
Posted By CactusCat

Confucius say, "Man who puts tool in tailpipe of...

Confucius say, "Man who puts tool in tailpipe of car have Hot Rod!"
Forum: C5 General
10-22-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By CactusCat

Seeing how the C5 shaped the future

Ran across this article. Very good read, lots of history of our cars. I feel it's worth the time spent reading. :cool::cool:...
Forum: C5 General
10-22-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By CactusCat

Your new car DEPENDS on electronics whereas your...

Your new car DEPENDS on electronics whereas your 69 had very limited electrical things (other than the standard stuff). So you'll need to become familiar with some new things but never fear, the guys...
Forum: C5 General
10-19-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,311
Posted By CactusCat

As stated, its best to have both. Seems like most...

As stated, its best to have both. Seems like most on the C5 are metric. Smallest ones I remember are the 7mm on the cover under the headlights (on each side) and the biggest was 32 or 33mm on the...
Forum: C5 General
10-15-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By CactusCat

You can remove the heat pad from the back of the...

You can remove the heat pad from the back of the glass and transfer it to the new mirror glass. I cracked my mirror glass when reinstalling as well when I repaired the floppy mirror problem. I...
Forum: C5 General
10-15-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By CactusCat

Take a read thru this thread. Most who have tried...

Take a read thru this thread. Most who have tried to use an LS3 have not been able to get it to work. If the LS3 did work then we'd all be using them. However, a slight glimmer of hope in the...
Forum: C5 Tech
10-14-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By CactusCat

Daddy used to fix em by slappin' em up side the...

Daddy used to fix em by slappin' em up side the head! Worked on both TVs and radios! :lol:
Forum: C5 Tech
10-12-2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,286
Posted By CactusCat

Have you seen this? ...

Have you seen this? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzYlp9dm7AI
Forum: C5 General
10-11-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,864
Posted By CactusCat

Photobucket Image fix

A lot of you know me and know that I do IT work for a living. Not sure if this has been posted before but thought I'd post to allow my fellow CF buds to "go back in time". Don't you just hate it when...
Forum: C5 General
10-11-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,577
Posted By CactusCat

Since there's more than a few references to the...

Since there's more than a few references to the KITT car, maybe you should make it talk to you now! :yesnod: All kidding aside, VERY nice work sir!
Forum: C5 Tech
10-09-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 908
Posted By CactusCat

I have the Vikings, one of the best mods I've...

I have the Vikings, one of the best mods I've done on my car. Having the ability to adjust the ride for street, strip or track is great and only takes a few minutes. They're just slightly more than...
Forum: C5 General
10-08-2017, 01:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,048
Posted By CactusCat

For some reason, I just love the way that car...

For some reason, I just love the way that car looks!! Congrats!
Forum: C5 Tech
10-07-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,703
Posted By CactusCat

As long as its not leaking, the radiator life...

As long as its not leaking, the radiator life should be unlimited. They develop cracks and pinholes but those are usually from some outside stress problem. I would expect that the vast majority of C5...
Forum: C5 Tech
10-07-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,703
Posted By CactusCat

JFRanch, nearly all of us have to or have had to...

JFRanch, nearly all of us have to or have had to work hard for our money just like you. Thus we like to hang onto that money when we can. There is a reason we've renamed them as "stealerships". Many...
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