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Forum: C7 General Discussion Today, 08:21 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,508
Posted By JerryU
Only owned one once (kind of) a CJ5 rag-top Jeep...

Only owned one once (kind of) a CJ5 rag-top Jeep years ago. It was fun for off roading and in the very heavy, frequent snow we had in NE Ohio in the winter! In good weather drove my 260Z Coupe!
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Forum: C7 General Discussion Today, 07:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 976
Posted By JerryU
For those of us that have taken them apart and...

For those of us that have taken them apart and replaced in the past, we would see something different with a C7! It has a dual mass flywheel and dual clutch disks. Works the same fuctionally,...
Forum: C7 General Discussion Today, 01:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 976
Posted By JerryU
:iagree: But the sychros accomplish what folks...

:iagree: But the sychros accomplish what folks are trying to accomplish with double clutching which is spool up the gear clusters before meshing.

I contend the synchros do that better as does Rev...
Forum: C7 Tech/Performance Today, 01:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,948
Posted By JerryU
If your wife gets Shell free use their full...

If your wife gets Shell free use their full synthetic! Read enough forum comments about dealers changing Vette oil AND the Owner's Manual and you'll see all that is needed is oil meeting dexos 1....
Forum: C7 General Discussion Today, 01:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 976
Posted By JerryU
Suggest you watch the synchro video I posted to...

Suggest you watch the synchro video I posted to see what they do just fine without your help! They spool up the cluster gears and do it perfectly not "close" as best you'll do! That is what they...
Forum: C7 General Discussion Yesterday, 08:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 976
Posted By JerryU
Now the synchro rings have bonded linings and in...

Now the synchro rings have bonded linings and in the M7 with three, one is carbon faced.

Sounds like you might enjoy this video! He talks about the old standard transmissions but also shows a...
Forum: C7 General Discussion Yesterday, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By JerryU
As you say, could have been a running change and...

As you say, could have been a running change and the software option update came later, as I recall later in 2014. Mine was a September 2013 build.
I recall posting these pics well into 2014 (when...
Forum: C7 General Discussion Yesterday, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By JerryU
^^^ FWIW for others, the FANGS fit with no...

^^^
FWIW for others, the FANGS fit with no alterations. I did scrape them in my C7 Z51 twice in 3 1/2 years! Same reason I scraped them in my C6 once (of the several times!) There is a back...
Forum: C7 General Discussion Yesterday, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By JerryU
^^^ It was free when introduced. As I...

^^^

It was free when introduced. As I recall, after a number of us complained, someone who knew Tadge asked and this option was finally put in. Just not what some of us where hoping it would be...
Forum: C7 General Discussion Yesterday, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By JerryU
Yep that "optional software" as GM called it...

Yep that "optional software" as GM called it could be installed by a dealer sometime late 2104 and then it was included in 2016's, and after. They also eliminated what I refereed to as the "Superman...
Forum: C7 General Discussion Yesterday, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By JerryU
Guilty! At the end of each PDF are links to the...

Guilty! At the end of each PDF are links to the other ~40! Started when I had my C6 and were more to do for my C7 then Grand Sport! I do update as needed so the one on Jack Pads no linger has the...
Forum: C7 Tech/Performance Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,612
Posted By JerryU
Interesting, 1st time I have seen that 25%...

Interesting, 1st time I have seen that 25% increased flow published.

The aFe, low restriction system looks similar to the GM system. However the aFe filter is larger than OEM and the requires a...
Forum: C7 General Discussion Yesterday, 01:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 976
Posted By JerryU
Hmm, stopped double clutching when I sold my ‘41...

Hmm, stopped double clutching when I sold my ‘41 Ford coupe, that I stuffed an Olds engine in ~60 years ago! :lol: and then only to go into 1st that did not synchromesh. Have only driven standard...
Forum: C7 General Discussion Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By JerryU
Here is a PDF of my install:...

Here is a PDF of my install: http://netwelding.com/Skid_Pad_Protector.pdf

If you want, although I don’t think it’s needed, you could drill a few taped holes in the ~1/8 inch thick plastic and use...
Forum: C7 General Discussion Yesterday, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By JerryU
Yep. Scraped my C6 skid pads or as GM called...

Yep. Scraped my C6 skid pads or as GM called them radiator supports, they serve both functions.

When I bought my September 2013 built C7, installed FANGs. Hit them a couple of times, no issue...
Forum: C7 General Discussion Yesterday, 11:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,288
Posted By JerryU
Thanks, perhaps more detail than some need, but...

Thanks, perhaps more detail than some need, but like a newspaper, don't have to read it all in detail!

First: With side skirts the leave in pads may not be high enough. That is especially true if...
Forum: C7 General Discussion Yesterday, 09:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,288
Posted By JerryU
:iagree: Buy 4 pads and put them in the rear...

:iagree: Buy 4 pads and put them in the rear compartment in case:

1) You have a flat and need a tire repaired/replaced.

2) You go to a Chevy dealer to have the oil changed etc. Oh the dealer...
Forum: C7 General Discussion Yesterday, 12:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 957
Posted By JerryU
Thought this was going to start like a good...

Thought this was going to start like a good friend (none Vette owner) who keeps cars 10 years and doesn't change coolent!

GM's recommendation good enough for me, I assume it is a conservative! ...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-16-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By JerryU
As I show in the PDF, tried on the cast iron...

As I show in the PDF, tried on the cast iron exhaust manifold and it helped some but not as much. Perhaps they needed to have more "rust!" Cast iron is a totally different chemistry and does not...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-16-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,854
Posted By JerryU
:iagree: The wife's BMW 5X SUV has a...

:iagree: The wife's BMW 5X SUV has a Harman/Kardon sound system with more speakers than I can count! Specs say it's a 360 watt amp. Sounds great but IMO it's starts with the car being much quitter...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-16-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By JerryU
:iagree: That is a pic of 304 or what is called...

:iagree: That is a pic of 304 or what is called 18 (Cr)-8 (Ni) stainless it stays shinny! Most car mufflers are made from cheaper 409 stainless that only has ~10% Chrome and essentially no Nickle. ...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-16-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By JerryU
Only cosmetic! The welds themselves turn brown...

Only cosmetic! The welds themselves turn brown quickly. Next to the welds the very, very thin aluminum coating is gone. I have used a very simple, under $10 solution that held for 3 1/2 years on my...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-16-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,854
Posted By JerryU
:thumbs: Great job and Link for those that want...

:thumbs: Great job and Link for those that want to tackle a difficult task! As you show it "Takes More Than Putting Sound Insulation Under the Rear Carpet!" :yesnod:
Forum: C7 Tech/Performance 02-16-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,680
Posted By JerryU
:iagree: Liked my old bosses comment better,...

:iagree: Liked my old bosses comment better, means about the same. He was a brilliant physicist that was in the Navy in WWII so when he said this is was usually with a few expletive deletives...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-16-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,854
Posted By JerryU
:iagree: It will never get even get close to a...

:iagree: It will never get even get close to a good listening area! The C7 (at least Coupes, Verts are reported to be somewhat better) is very noisy! The Michelin tires (worse in my Grand Sport than...
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