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Forum: C3 General
10-03-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By leadfoot4

That was my first thought. Then, as mentioned,...

That was my first thought. Then, as mentioned, the much larger OD of the early wheel.....
Forum: C3 General
09-29-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,405
Posted By leadfoot4

Adding to that, most dealers buy their oil in...

Adding to that, most dealers buy their oil in bulk, as in 55 gallon drums. Today, with all cars having roller camshafts, the Dexos certified oil doesn't have the right amount of ZDPP in it, for a...
09-28-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,029
Posted By leadfoot4

Obviously, since this information came directly...

Obviously, since this information came directly from the manufacturer, it is correct....HOWEVER, as in most of life's situations, there are also "work arounds" available. The wheel you purchased is...
Forum: C5 Tech
09-19-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,566
Posted By leadfoot4

I have the Michelin run flats, and run them at 30...

I have the Michelin run flats, and run them at 30 PSI in the front , and 29 PSI in the rear....cold. If your pressure readings of the DIC are erroneous, it could be a couple of things. As already...
Forum: C5 General
09-17-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,136
Posted By leadfoot4

Looks like some sort of apartment/townhouse...

Looks like some sort of apartment/townhouse complex......
Forum: C5 General
09-14-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 728
Posted By leadfoot4

Over the years, I've used both Techron and Red...

Over the years, I've used both Techron and Red Line fuel system treatments.....
Forum: C5 Tech
09-13-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By leadfoot4

I currently have 27,000 miles on the car. I live...

I currently have 27,000 miles on the car. I live in the "snow belt", and the car is stored winters. It's never been determined, with any accuracy, whether or not lowering the car has any ill effects...
Forum: C5 General
09-12-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 558
Posted By leadfoot4

Look up C&S Corvette supply....

Look up C&S Corvette supply....
Forum: C5 Tech
09-09-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By leadfoot4

I would think that the first question would be...

I would think that the first question would be how deep the groove is, that the HB cut into the oil pan, and is the side of the o-ring visible. While tipping the car forward, to see if oil seeps out,...
08-29-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,070
Posted By leadfoot4

I sometimes complain about the alignment guys...

I sometimes complain about the alignment guys that are satisfied with simply "getting it in the green" rather than on the nominal, but then I think about how much more sensitive, and accurate, the...
Forum: C5 Tech
08-29-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By leadfoot4

After I retired from the precision optics...

After I retired from the precision optics industry, I wound up working for Advance Auto Parts, for a few years, and I agree 100% with your sentiments, with 1 exception. The "green weenie tree...
Forum: C5 Tech
08-29-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By leadfoot4

I have it in my car, a 2001 C-5. I was reading a...

I have it in my car, a 2001 C-5. I was reading a couple of road tests of C-5s, before I bought my car, and the "press cars" were so equipped, and since the press all raved about the handling, I...
Forum: C5 General
08-27-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,136
Posted By leadfoot4

Understand what you're saying, but I look at it...

Understand what you're saying, but I look at it this way....

Back in the late 70s, my insurance agent stopped in to my house, to have me sign some paperwork for a policy update, and we got...
Forum: C5 Tech
08-25-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,965
Posted By leadfoot4

A) the 2019s are out, already? B) if it's...

A) the 2019s are out, already?
B) if it's indeed a 2019, it's under warranty. I'd let the dealer document the issue and fix it.
Forum: C3 General
08-16-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By leadfoot4

I agree, but it sounds like the OP is looking at...

I agree, but it sounds like the OP is looking at aftermarket, "off the shelf", pre-bent systems....
Forum: C3 General
08-16-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 493,558
Posted By leadfoot4

You got my vote!!

You got my vote!!
Forum: C5 General
08-13-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,518
Posted By leadfoot4

As much as I hate to get involved in one of these...

As much as I hate to get involved in one of these tire debates, but every once in a while, I allow myself to get involved in one. So, I'll simply ask one pertinent question....how many tire shops do...
Forum: C3 General
08-13-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 493,558
Posted By leadfoot4

I just found the link....another vote for "The...

I just found the link....another vote for "The General".
Forum: C5 General
08-12-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,518
Posted By leadfoot4

People have been saying that for YEARS....and I...

People have been saying that for YEARS....and I don't really buy it. Over the years, I've had several flat tires, one was because some a-hole let the air out of one of my tires, while I was at a...
Forum: C5 General
08-12-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 851
Posted By leadfoot4

FWIW, I tried to install a CLB in my car, about...

FWIW, I tried to install a CLB in my car, about 12-14 years ago. I say "tried" because I had quite a time doing the initial install, I mean getting it to work, and after it was in for 2-3 days, it...
Forum: C5 General
08-09-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By leadfoot4

YES, it sure is!!! Now back on topic....I...

YES, it sure is!!! Now back on topic....I replaced the rack bushing in my car, back when I installed an ATI harmonic balancer. Since I had to pull the rack anyway, I figured I'd do it. It's Moog...
Forum: C5 General
08-05-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,040
Posted By leadfoot4

I did something similar to my car, by myself. I...

I did something similar to my car, by myself. I removed the steering wheel, then the "lock plate". I then chucked the lock plate in a lathe, and remove the portion of it that contained the "detents"...
Forum: C5 General
08-05-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By leadfoot4

This happened a long time ago, so my memory of...

This happened a long time ago, so my memory of the exact details are somewhat sketchy. However, I would think that if you do a search on this site, you should be able to dig up a lot of information,...
Forum: C3 General
08-03-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By leadfoot4

I would try using some acetone, first, to see if...

I would try using some acetone, first, to see if that would clean up the residual rubber, around the beads. I know that on steel wheels, the "tire jockeys" at the tire stores attack this part of the...
08-01-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By leadfoot4

I'm not an expert, but have installed a few...

I'm not an expert, but have installed a few aftermarket radios, over the years. Usually, there's a blank port in the fuse box, that is both unused, as well as has continuous power. It's a LOT closer...
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