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Forum: C5 Tech 12-12-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By ehillard0
I'd start by checking the brake booster and also...

I'd start by checking the brake booster and also checking the vacuum to the booster from the back of the manifold.
Forum: C5 Tech 11-08-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By ehillard0
You can remove the sensor from the old shock and...

You can remove the sensor from the old shock and keep it plugged in. I've had zero issue with this approach for 2+ years.
Forum: C5 General 10-27-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,360
Posted By ehillard0
No, it was not the OEM mount. I used the Hinson...

No, it was not the OEM mount. I used the Hinson poly mount for the transmission, which made a huge difference IMO. I really can't comment on the additional NVH from just the transmission mount, as...
Forum: C5 General 10-26-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,360
Posted By ehillard0
My shifter was slipping out of 1st, and grinding...

My shifter was slipping out of 1st, and grinding going into 4th. Take it for whats it's worth, but after I adjusted my shifter, and installed a new transmission mount all my grinding issue when...
Forum: C5 General 10-23-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 356
Posted By ehillard0
Instead of using the gaskets, I used High Temp...

Instead of using the gaskets, I used High Temp Copper RTV.
...
Forum: C5 Tech 07-21-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By ehillard0
I'm not sure which hose looks like a 'V'. ...

I'm not sure which hose looks like a 'V'. Perhaps this is the small hose which runs from the bypass pipe back up to the throttle body? There is a hose which connects to the passenger's side top of...
Forum: C5 General 07-14-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By ehillard0
I'm not 100% sure this is the correct switch, but...

I'm not 100% sure this is the correct switch, but you'll need to remove the kick panel. I believe you need to take the panel below the steering wheel off first, then you can pull the kick panel...
Forum: C5 General 06-29-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By ehillard0
If you don't have access to a screw extractor set...

If you don't have access to a screw extractor set / left hand drill bit, I would try getting a pair of vice grips on the top and seeing if you can back the bolt out. If you remove the seat, there...
Forum: C5 Tech 06-13-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By ehillard0
I had the exact same problem with my '97, where...

I had the exact same problem with my '97, where the fronts didn't work intermittently, but the rears always worked.

When I went to replace the turn signals, I found the contacts all corroded,...
Forum: C5 Tech 04-12-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By ehillard0
I'm not sure what the whole actually is, but I...

I'm not sure what the whole actually is, but I also have it on my '97.
...
Forum: C5 Tech 04-03-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By ehillard0
You could also try adding some dye to the oil...

You could also try adding some dye to the oil then using a UV light to trace the leak.
Forum: C5 General 04-03-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By ehillard0
The FSM for my '97 says to remove fuse #16 from...

The FSM for my '97 says to remove fuse #16 from the passenger side fuse box (SDM Fuse), disconnect the two yellow airbag clips from under the steering wheel area, remove the two screws holding the...
Forum: C5 General 03-29-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By ehillard0
Weather stripping may work, but I'd be concerned...

Weather stripping may work, but I'd be concerned it wouldn't hold up to the high heat. The foam I used is a closed cell foam and rated to 180F -...
Forum: C5 General 03-25-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By ehillard0
BFG Sport Comp 2. I've got about 12K on these...

BFG Sport Comp 2. I've got about 12K on these tires.
Forum: C5 General 03-25-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By ehillard0
Uneven Rear Tire Wear

I had all my tires off in order to replace my brakes and noticed the rear tires were down to the wear bars in the center, but still had good tread down the sides. I believe this is caused by having...
Forum: C5 General 03-20-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By ehillard0
I'm sure others will chime in, but I went another...

I'm sure others will chime in, but I went another route when replacing my F45 with new Z06 shocks. I decided to pull the connector from the shock and keep it all attached. I've have zero issues...
Forum: C5 General 03-14-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By ehillard0
I also read this in service manual for my '97. I...

I also read this in service manual for my '97. I agree you can reuse the bolts, but I would inspect bolts to make sure the threads aren't stretched before reinstalling the original bolt. I opted to...
Forum: C5 Tech 03-10-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,188
Posted By ehillard0
I don't see the reason for your attitude? Unless...

I don't see the reason for your attitude? Unless I am misunderstanding the forum rules, posting a link to another Corvette site is not permitted, so I didn't post the source / part number. The...
Forum: C5 Tech 03-10-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,188
Posted By ehillard0
The passageway down the sides on my cheap after...

The passageway down the sides on my cheap after market piece are not blocked by any such foam, is all one solid piece, has the same exact channels as the GM weather stripping, and has zero leaks for...
Forum: C5 Tech 03-10-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By ehillard0
:iagree: I wasn't having the quite same...

:iagree:

I wasn't having the quite same hesitation problems, but I recently pulled my manifold a found a few issues which could be related.

I found the #2 and #5 bolt on my intake manifold...
Forum: C5 Tech 03-10-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,188
Posted By ehillard0
My weather stripping is in behind the plastic...

My weather stripping is in behind the plastic trim and I didn't have any leaks in that area with the original weather stripping. I recently replaced the weather stripping on the sides of the targa...
Forum: C5 Tech 03-10-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By ehillard0
I couldn't get my hand back there either. Using...

I couldn't get my hand back there either. Using a knuckle socket and a set of Crescent Double-X Pliers, I was able to get at the sensor and replace it, but it still was a PITA and didn't have much...
Forum: C5 General 03-10-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,709
Posted By ehillard0
Here you go! ...

Here you go!


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Forum: C5 General 02-27-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By ehillard0
You could try placing a pair of vice grips around...

You could try placing a pair of vice grips around the outside of the bolt head in an attempt to unscrew the hinge bolt. However, I would proceed with caution as these bolts are hard to very hard...
Forum: C5 Tech 02-27-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By ehillard0
Looks like that's for the 01-04 model years only,...

Looks like that's for the 01-04 model years only, they don't list a separate one for the 97 model year.
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