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Forum: C5 Tech
06-18-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By johnson-rod

God bless the child who does it himself.

God bless the child who does it himself.
Forum: C5 Tech
06-18-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By johnson-rod

Snug.

Snug.
Forum: C5 Tech
06-18-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By johnson-rod

I think you pinched a wire when you were playing...

I think you pinched a wire when you were playing with the panels.
Forum: C5 General
06-02-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By johnson-rod

Yes.

Yes.
Forum: C5 General
06-02-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By johnson-rod

If it's your first time, plan on a full day. 4...

If it's your first time, plan on a full day. 4 hours to take the dash apart and 3 hours to put it back together. Plus 30 seconds or so to actually change out the actuators. It is not rocket science...
Forum: C5 General
05-20-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By johnson-rod

Regardless of whomever's seat foam you buy don't...

Regardless of whomever's seat foam you buy don't forget to cover the wire springs crossing the seat bottom with canvas or plastic. This will stop the wires from cutting into your new foam and...
Forum: C5 General
05-11-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,849
Posted By johnson-rod

Keep it at the girlfriend's house.

Keep it at the girlfriend's house.
Forum: C5 General
05-11-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,988
Posted By johnson-rod

No. There is nothing cooler than a Corvette. ...

No. There is nothing cooler than a Corvette.

My old CJ5 came close but no.
04-22-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By johnson-rod

Let me know when you have the rear CD player up...

Let me know when you have the rear CD player up for sale.
Forum: C5 Tech
04-18-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 657
Posted By johnson-rod

Any Mustangs around?

Any Mustangs around?
Forum: C5 General
04-18-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,933
Posted By johnson-rod

I use a 2 ton Craftsman jack. It's so old it was...

I use a 2 ton Craftsman jack. It's so old it was made before China.
I think the 2 ton means it weighs 2 tons.
It is so tall I have to drive up on ramps to get it under the frame.
Maybe it's time...
Forum: C5 Tech
04-09-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 499
Posted By johnson-rod

That must have been some cleaning!

That must have been some cleaning!
Forum: C5 Tech
04-09-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By johnson-rod

I had to remove it. Think you will too.

I had to remove it. Think you will too.
04-09-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,671
Posted By johnson-rod

I always tip the mechanic at Mineke $20.00 to...

I always tip the mechanic at Mineke $20.00 to line up the tips when the crap welding job by GM cracks every 3 years. I let him test the car too.

He's happy.
I'm happy.
The tips are straight.
Forum: C5 Tech
04-02-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 418
Posted By johnson-rod

It's the years not the miles.

It's the years not the miles.
Forum: C5 Tech
04-02-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By johnson-rod

The horn membrane can be cleaned using QD contact...

The horn membrane can be cleaned using QD contact cleaner. Keep cleaning it until the dribbles run clean. I used a multi-meter to verify the membrane was open when unpressed and closed only when...
Forum: C5 General
04-02-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 721
Posted By johnson-rod

If you have the F45 option put on the Z51 sway...

If you have the F45 option put on the Z51 sway bars. You'll love it.
Forum: C5 General
04-02-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By johnson-rod

The air filter gasket is supposed to fill the...

The air filter gasket is supposed to fill the space between the front and back of the air cleaner fully and cause the straps to be a correct fit. The K&N filter is a little "shy" of this size and...
Forum: C5 General
03-13-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,783
Posted By johnson-rod

Congrats! I drove mine to work for 10 years. ...

Congrats! I drove mine to work for 10 years.
It was always great to come out to her after a long day.
Forum: C5 Tech
03-11-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By johnson-rod

It will be fine. Bench bleed it before you...

It will be fine. Bench bleed it before you install it or you'll be there all day.

Shoot some WD-40 on the "Quick Disconnect" fitting before trying to disconnect it.

Better yet, screw the DC...
Forum: C5 General
03-11-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,125
Views: 74,716
Posted By johnson-rod

Ordered a replacement headlight door computer. A...

Ordered a replacement headlight door computer. A casualty of the most recent nor'easter.
Forum: C5 Tech
03-09-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By johnson-rod

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-img_20180309_131823_f6ecd278ff47daf6f1d710699fa22264df8e3464.jpg

This is the air valve on the driver's side. Open the...
Forum: C5 Tech
03-09-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By johnson-rod

Within a few years even the brand new dealer...

Within a few years even the brand new dealer installed one will start throwing codes. Here is what'cha do:

Get a can of WD-40 or Seafoam aerosol with the really long red straw applicator and...
Forum: C5 Tech
03-02-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By johnson-rod

I always wanted to put a PT Cruiser body on a C5...

I always wanted to put a PT Cruiser body on a C5 chassis. Maybe Roadkill would do it.
Forum: C5 General
03-02-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By johnson-rod

I actually did both. I put a new timing belt and...

I actually did both. I put a new timing belt and water pump in my PT Cruiser and a new slave cylinder in my C5.

The Cruiser is a bruiser. I measured 27 hours to from start to finish. That is a...
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