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Forum: C5 General 02-19-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,110
Posted By johnson-rod
" Have you tried turning it off and turning it on...

" Have you tried turning it off and turning it on again? "
Forum: C5 Tech 02-01-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By johnson-rod
Krazy glue?

Krazy glue?
Forum: C5 Tech 01-26-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By johnson-rod
The first year I just left the switches dangling...

The first year I just left the switches dangling on the floor. Then I put them in the front seat mounts instead of the plastic covers. Finally I man'd up and ran the wiring all the way to the ash...
Forum: C5 General 01-25-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,560
Posted By johnson-rod
WOW that looks good!

WOW that looks good!
Forum: C5 General 01-25-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By johnson-rod
None that I could see. The important thing is to...

None that I could see. The important thing is to keep the inside of the cover clean and that means only putting it on a clean car. It's the dirt that scratches the car not the cover (unless it's...
Forum: C5 General 01-24-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By johnson-rod
If you've got to ask...maybe you should stick to...

If you've got to ask...maybe you should stick to the factory wheels. They really do look good.

The original wheels were silver painted "Wagon Wheels" on the early models, silver painted 5 spokes...
Forum: C5 General 01-24-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,222
Posted By johnson-rod
Can these be used on gravel or dirt?

Can these be used on gravel or dirt?
Forum: C5 General 01-24-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By johnson-rod
I'd settle for the garage. Or a car-port. Or a...

I'd settle for the garage. Or a car-port. Or a tent.
Forum: C5 General 01-24-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,514
Posted By johnson-rod
No one ever touches my cars.

No one ever touches my cars.
Forum: C5 Tech 01-23-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By johnson-rod
Congrats on maintaining your eligibility for NCRS...

Congrats on maintaining your eligibility for NCRS Survivor, Top Flight, Double-Dog Dare, Zena the Warrior Princess originality award.

You can use zip ties next time.
Forum: C5 Tech 01-23-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By johnson-rod
I use the heavy duty truck version of Rhino...

I use the heavy duty truck version of Rhino Ramps. I don't need the enhanced capacity but I do appreciate the extra width. I think they were about $29.00 10 years ago.

I place a set of 2" X 6"...
Forum: C5 General 01-20-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,332
Posted By johnson-rod
Same tires, metal end links, Z51 sway bars and...

Same tires, metal end links, Z51 sway bars and F45 suspension. Also went to "Mag" rims. Wow! I'm in love again!

Now to get the CD player fixed.
Forum: C5 General 01-20-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By johnson-rod
Cheapest that will cover it. It's a cover. I...

Cheapest that will cover it. It's a cover.

I had one of those $25.00 covers from Advance Auto made of "impregnated" (not by me) paper covers. It lasted outdoors through 6 years of New Jersey...
Forum: C5 Tech 01-18-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By johnson-rod
Best to take the driver's seat out and then it's...

Best to take the driver's seat out and then it's only mildly uncomfortable to stick your head in the driver's footwell.

While the seat is out...there is always something wrong with the seat you...
Forum: C5 Tech 01-17-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By johnson-rod
I get this code every couple of years. This year...

I get this code every couple of years. This year I finally broke down and bought a new jumper wire. Guess what? It wasn't the jumper. It was the connector on the wire harness that connected to the...
Forum: C5 Tech 01-17-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By johnson-rod
This is an easy do it yourself. You only do one...

This is an easy do it yourself. You only do one at a time and if you forget what you are doing, the other is there as a guide.

The seats have to come out. Unless you are Houdini and even... It's...
Forum: C5 Tech 01-11-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By johnson-rod
My '98 has sat outside in all weather for 10...

My '98 has sat outside in all weather for 10 years. It runs fine.

I would re-visit the spark plug wires. It's the last thing you touched before it began problems. Always look at the last thing you...
Forum: C5 General 01-11-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By johnson-rod
I've used K&N filters in several cars and...

I've used K&N filters in several cars and motorcycles including my C5. The bikes never show any problems but I do appreciate the lower restriction and better water repellent nature of the oiled...
Forum: C5 Tech 01-10-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By johnson-rod
There are two types of actuators: one for the...

There are two types of actuators: one for the automatic system and a different type for the manual system. I wondered what the difference was...now we know.

There is no difference for left vs...
Forum: C5 Tech 01-10-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By johnson-rod
Congrats on beating my time taking apart your...

Congrats on beating my time taking apart your dash.

I'm wondering how you were able to take apart your entire dash in such a short time and yet can't get the last 3 screws out.

My suggestion...
Forum: C5 Tech 01-09-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By johnson-rod
If you have actuator codes you can try resetting...

If you have actuator codes you can try resetting it numerous times via the DIC. You can hear the doors cycling and you can feel the heat start (or not). Keep doing it until your finger is about to...
Forum: C5 General 01-05-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,516
Posted By johnson-rod
I bought my 98 with 20K miles. It now has 145K. ...

I bought my 98 with 20K miles. It now has 145K.
Biggest repair was the clutch slave cylinder at about 75K miles at 12yoa. Everything else was just normal maintenance.
This is a daily driver/long...
Forum: C5 Tech 12-29-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By johnson-rod
I'll bet when you get under there you will find...

I'll bet when you get under there you will find one of your pipes it broken off from the flange. It sounds like a AA/Fuel dragster when that pipe breaks. I used to take it all off and bring it to a...
Forum: C5 General 12-17-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By johnson-rod
I had Michelins the last two tire sets. PS2 AS...

I had Michelins the last two tire sets. PS2 AS ZPs I loved them. If you wear your tires out they are great. My last two sets of rears started cracking around the sidewalls before they were down to...
Forum: C5 General 12-15-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 847
Posted By johnson-rod
They are all good. Get the best one that's...

They are all good. Get the best one that's closest to you.
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