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Forum: C5 General 05-24-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By Patches
General Motors Driving Cycle A complete...

General Motors Driving Cycle

A complete driving cycle should perform diagnostics on all systems. A complete driving cycle can be done in under fifteen minutes.

To perform an OBDII Driving cycle...
Forum: C5 General 05-20-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By Patches
Take care, olbear! We'll miss ya'! :seeya

Take care, olbear! We'll miss ya'! :seeya
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-15-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By Patches
When I had XPEL applied to my Mini, the installer...

When I had XPEL applied to my Mini, the installer clued me into these two products - cleaner and sealant. I tried them on the 3M clear bra on my C7 and they work on that as well.
Forum: C5 Tech 04-21-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 879
Posted By Patches
I sold a set of circa 2002 MMS (Morgan...

I sold a set of circa 2002 MMS (Morgan Motorsports) 59cc heads to a member here last year that I had American Heritage rebuild. He combined it with a fairly high lift LG cam and made 437 rwhp with...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-18-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,769
Posted By Patches
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/1825x1217/80-corvette_zr1_track_5_1_9197f5a6c01dfa92c6f47a30bdc2066227f2175c.jpg

I think it's badass but GM really needs to figure out...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-18-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,769
Posted By Patches
Saw that but it's no where near as prominent as...

Saw that but it's no where near as prominent as the Z's so it's a win. Looks like the optional vertical on the Z's splitter. :thumbs:
Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-17-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 987
Posted By Patches
Nice looking engine bay! :thumbs: Worst-case, if...

Nice looking engine bay! :thumbs: Worst-case, if you can't find the painted version your looking for, have a powder-coating or paint shop finish a stainless version for you.

I've never been a fan...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-06-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,083
Posted By Patches
My $.02. Dielectric silicone grease works but...

My $.02. Dielectric silicone grease works but it's a bit messy and anyone who works with silicone knows it inevitably migrates to surfaces you don't necessarily want it on

I have always used 303...
Forum: C5 General 04-04-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 666
Posted By Patches
Make sure you get a good-quality spring...

Make sure you get a good-quality spring compressor - nothing makes the job more frustrating than the wrong one that bends or is a pain to use. I used the Crane tool which works great.
...
Forum: C5 General 04-02-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By Patches
Not my C5 but I run the MPSS's on my dd C7 Z51 -...

Not my C5 but I run the MPSS's on my dd C7 Z51 - wouldn't run anything else. I'm amazed at how much mileage I'm getting on these on my C7 and the ride is great. I commute ~100 miles a day on a...
Forum: C5 Tech 03-27-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,038
Posted By Patches
Here's how I align/level the tips when I install...

Here's how I align/level the tips when I install exhaust.

http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p285/edbon/Patches/GHL/install/10d3a1fc.jpg
Forum: C5 General 03-26-2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,419
Posted By Patches
About 21 feet.

About 21 feet.
Forum: C5 Tech 03-25-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By Patches
You'll need to transfer the A4 diff adapter plate...

You'll need to transfer the A4 diff adapter plate from the old to the new diff.

Here's the adapter plate I transferred from my 2.73 diff to my 3.42 diff a few years ago. It's held in essentially...
Forum: C5 General 03-20-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By Patches
The C5 Corvette development team was, at times,...

The C5 Corvette development team was, at times, forced to act almost as a separate entity within GM to ensure the "survival" and development of the C5, and so, were so dedicated and so invested...
Forum: C5 Tech 03-20-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 721
Posted By Patches
I have put a lot of nutserts/rivnuts in various...

I have put a lot of nutserts/rivnuts in various areas of the frame and other areas of my C5. I bought a couple of boxes of different Standard sizes with installation tools. They are the cat's meow...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 03-17-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,038
Posted By Patches
The wing appears more subdued than the previous...

The wing appears more subdued than the previous spy shots - looks like they were listening to the negative feedback here. I like that as well as the rest of the package shown here. :thumbs:
Forum: C5 General 03-16-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,431
Posted By Patches
Mrs. Patches, the Patches Pups and I did ~1000...

Mrs. Patches, the Patches Pups and I did ~1000 miles from Floyds Knobs, Indiana to Brownwood Texas and back again to pick up her 2002 C5, all in 52 stress-laden but exciting hours.

Story here:...
Forum: C7 Forced Induction/Nitrous 03-15-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,315
Posted By Patches
Rodney at ProMeth just responded to my inquiry: ...

Rodney at ProMeth just responded to my inquiry:

"Tanks should be ready in 5 weeks. We placed the C7 tank project on hold to
work on our progressive controllers as that was more important for us...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 03-12-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,705
Posted By Patches
A truly worthy tribute to an amazing series!...

A truly worthy tribute to an amazing series! :thumbs: :flag:
Forum: C7 General Discussion 03-09-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By Patches
When I had XPEL applied to my Mini, the installer...

When I had XPEL applied to my Mini, the installer clued me into these two products - cleaner and sealant. I tried them on the 3M clear bra on my C7 and they work on that as well.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 03-08-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By Patches
That sounds wrong. I have an M7 Z51 '14 and was...

That sounds wrong. I have an M7 Z51 '14 and was playing around with the different modes on the way home form work yesterday - specifically to try the Track-Wet mode I've also been reading about...
Forum: C5 Tech 03-06-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,363
Posted By Patches
That's what I'm running so, yes. :thumbs:

That's what I'm running so, yes. :thumbs:
Forum: C7 General Discussion 03-06-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,671
Posted By Patches
I have ~20k miles on my MGW in my C7 and, while...

I have ~20k miles on my MGW in my C7 and, while it has "softened" a bit since I installed it making shifting very smooth and positive, it still retains that "bolt-action" feel many here describe. It...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 03-06-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,169
Posted By Patches
http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p285/edbon/Patc...

http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p285/edbon/Patches/Grand%20Sport%20002/GS002%201_Page_1.jpg

http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p285/edbon/Patches/Grand%20Sport%20002/GS002%201_Page_2.jpg
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Forum: C7 General Discussion 03-05-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,169
Posted By Patches
Fabulous project and fantastic attention to...

Fabulous project and fantastic attention to detail! Great choice of mods as well!:thumbs:
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