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Forum: C5 Tech Yesterday, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By vettenuts
I replaced mine with the red Ford Performance...

I replaced mine with the red Ford Performance injectors, but that was after H/C, etc. However, I did have New Era Performance in NY clean and test them. This is a great service as they come back...
Forum: C5 Tech 10-21-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By vettenuts
I recently installed Toyo Proxes T1 Sport on all...

I recently installed Toyo Proxes T1 Sport on all four wheels. These are great tires. Bought them off of ebay from a tire shop in Florida as at the time they were the only place I could find the Z06...
Forum: C5 Tech 10-16-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By vettenuts
Did you overfill on last fill-up? Any codes come...

Did you overfill on last fill-up? Any codes come up when you check them, such as EVAP vent valve?
Forum: C5 Tech 10-13-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By vettenuts
Calculate how close you will be to coil bind. If...

Calculate how close you will be to coil bind. If you have a valve that isn't bent you can measure current installed height and then figure out how close you are. It will also change your wipe...
Forum: C5 Tech 10-12-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,016
Posted By vettenuts
With the LS1, you don't need a compressor. Set...

With the LS1, you don't need a compressor. Set the piston at TDC and the valves will only drop 1/8". This is a very easy motor to swap springs and seals on and it's kind of a fun job. Of course no...
Forum: C5 Tech 10-10-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,421
Posted By vettenuts
Don't want to take the thread on a tangent but do...

Don't want to take the thread on a tangent but do want to clarify I use 12" X 12" wood blocks. Stack them like the boatyards, which we have a lot of locally.
Forum: C5 Tech 10-09-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By vettenuts
Note also that the measurements once you press on...

Note also that the measurements once you press on the new damper are for the GM damper. The Powerbond may have a different hub length so the service manual measurement may not be correct. I...
Forum: C5 Tech 10-09-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By vettenuts
This seems to happen to a lot of guys, if you can...

This seems to happen to a lot of guys, if you can shoot some photos as you do this it might be helpful to others.

Concur on prior owner, I have seen shops use air on the cradle nuts so you never...
Forum: C5 Tech 10-09-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By vettenuts
This frequently happens with air tools are used...

This frequently happens with air tools are used on the cradle nuts. Service manual is very specific on warning against the use of air tools. The head of the bolt has a retainer riveted to the...
Forum: C5 Tech 10-08-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By vettenuts
I would put the piston at the top. Do this...

I would put the piston at the top. Do this before removing the pushrods. Using cylinder #1, rotate the motor in the running direction until you see the intake valve close. Once it closes you are...
Forum: C5 Tech 10-08-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By vettenuts
With only 30K miles, you can likely just swap out...

With only 30K miles, you can likely just swap out the chain. As stated, the block of a 2000 is likely not drilled. Also, the damper you selected states it fits an LS1 and LS2. Likely the very late...
Forum: C5 Tech 10-08-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 453
Posted By vettenuts
Who was the supplier/manufacturer of the sensors?...

Who was the supplier/manufacturer of the sensors? I just installed four new GM and simply used the magnet.
Forum: C5 Tech 10-07-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By vettenuts
I have the ATI and pinned it as well. One thing...

I have the ATI and pinned it as well. One thing I did since the ATI has degree markings was to set the crank at TDC for #1 and then tried to align the zero degree mark on my damper as close to 12...
Forum: C5 Tech 10-07-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By vettenuts
My understanding is that the front bolts are only...

My understanding is that the front bolts are only available as part of the front spring assembly. You might try a place like Vette Brakes & Products who make aftermarket springs to see if they have...
Forum: C5 Tech 10-05-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,324
Posted By vettenuts
A lot of us used Photobucket for photo hosting...

A lot of us used Photobucket for photo hosting and then they changed their rules so I see posts on several forums that have this issue. Fortunately on CF you can now direct load from your own...
Forum: C5 Tech 10-04-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By vettenuts
No, it won't affect the measurement itself...

No, it won't affect the measurement itself however it will make it more difficult because the plunger will be very easy to depress while you are measuring with the adjustable pushrod.
Forum: C5 Tech 10-04-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,215
Posted By vettenuts
I have my actual measured numbers for the crank...

I have my actual measured numbers for the crank and the ATI damper, unfortunately after 20 minutes of looking I can't find them. I know the ATI is very specific on the amount of interference fit and...
Forum: C5 Tech 10-04-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By vettenuts
Ouch. Did the lifter tray fail? Do you know how...

Ouch. Did the lifter tray fail? Do you know how it turned?
Forum: C5 Tech 10-02-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,421
Posted By vettenuts
If you are only replacing the slave and the pilot...

If you are only replacing the slave and the pilot bearing, I used two transmission stands to roll mine out of the clutch once the motor and all was supported. If you don't change the transmission...
Forum: C5 Tech 10-02-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 674
Posted By vettenuts
Wow, I bought mine years ago but don't remember...

Wow, I bought mine years ago but don't remember paying anywhere near that much.

How were you driving the car when it broke. The LS1 has some internal harmonics that will result in chain wrap at...
Forum: C5 Tech 10-02-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By vettenuts
Cam is machined from solid billet, can't be...

Cam is machined from solid billet, can't be repaired. Get a new one and all the associated parts required to repair any damage found.
Forum: C5 Tech 10-01-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 674
Posted By vettenuts
Not hard, but best to buy the correct Kent-Moore...

Not hard, but best to buy the correct Kent-Moore tool from ebay.


Cranking now won't provide any indication of bent valves and may actually do more damage since the valves can't move out of the...
Forum: C5 Tech 09-30-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By vettenuts
Didn't understand you were still stock, thought...

Didn't understand you were still stock, thought you had a cam. I think I would also try a different oil as well. The latest version of the Mobil-1 0W40 is barely a 40W oil and might be worth a try...
Forum: C5 Tech 09-29-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By vettenuts
How much preload are you running? I had an...

How much preload are you running?

I had an issue with my Morels several years ago. Went with a lighter preload (0.030") and it would lifter tick on cold start every time. After a few minutes...
Forum: C5 Tech 09-29-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By vettenuts
How did you retighten the sensors? They are very...

How did you retighten the sensors? They are very sensitive to torque value. Retightening actually requires loosening and then tightening again with a torque wrench. Also, I would use an inch-lb...
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