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09-13-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,831
Posted By Mr. Jones

this has been my experience also. No mater how...

this has been my experience also. No mater how careful I was, use a wire puller, heats shield with headers, etc I usually came up with a bad or intermittent wire problem.
09-11-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 793
Posted By Mr. Jones

I have the Cajun's manifold I bought used from...

I have the Cajun's manifold I bought used from someone on the site.
Stock TB and no tune-my 2016 Z51, A8 does pull a little better than my freinds 2019 gran sport, A8
only thing done to my car was...
09-10-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,698
Posted By Mr. Jones

Buy it from Range Tech, if you have a problem the...

Buy it from Range Tech, if you have a problem the warrenty will be honored.
Buy it from someone else Range will not honor the warrenty.
08-23-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By Mr. Jones

BDS So how many miles did they put on your car?...

BDS
So how many miles did they put on your car?
I had the triple flush done about a year ago.
The tech needs to take the car to a location where it can be run at a steady speed to feel for...
08-13-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,743
Posted By Mr. Jones

always rinse the car before you apply any soap,...

always rinse the car before you apply any soap, cleaner whatever.
I have not tryed waterless-but I have used Adams detail spray for many years on a dusty car with no problem.
I don't like mitts or...
07-26-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 768
Posted By Mr. Jones

I have read that the extra crowds for the 75th...

I have read that the extra crowds for the 75th was overwhelming, you are confirming that. I might have to change my plans.
07-23-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,215
Posted By Mr. Jones

is it possible the meth system valve leaked and...

is it possible the meth system valve leaked and you slightly hydro locked cyl #2 damaging the rod and bearing on a start up?
07-23-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,215
Posted By Mr. Jones

A good shop can check the rod for straightness...

A good shop can check the rod for straightness and recondition the rod end.
The crank journal can be cut and a oversized bearing used.
The block needs to be cleaned-all oil passages must be...
07-23-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 768
Posted By Mr. Jones

I did this about 10 years ago in my C5, It was a...

I did this about 10 years ago in my C5, It was a good time.
Black hills, devils tower, deadwood, spearfish

I stayed out of Sturgis looking to do this on a bike 2 years from now, it will be their...
07-20-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,215
Posted By Mr. Jones

Is it one connecting rod bearing of are many bad...

Is it one connecting rod bearing of are many bad including crank bearings?
07-20-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,215
Posted By Mr. Jones

Is this at one connecting rod journal? Has your...

Is this at one connecting rod journal?
Has your trans or torque converter been replaced-A8?
06-22-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 696
Posted By Mr. Jones

The next easiest way would be a Edelbrock stage...

The next easiest way would be a Edelbrock stage two SC or a centrifugal SC with a set of headers.
Check out ECS or A & A for a centrifugal SC. The centrifugal SC would be my chose due to the torque...
Forum: Northeast
05-18-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,447
Posted By Mr. Jones

Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Highs around...

Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Highs around 75F. Southwest wind to 14 MPH. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

Do you feel lucky?
Forum: Northeast
05-17-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,447
Posted By Mr. Jones

Rain or shine I will be there :cheers:

Rain or shine I will be there :cheers:
05-16-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,111
Posted By Mr. Jones

I would spend a little time and money on what I...

I would spend a little time and money on what I think is a simple improvement.
Under the car at the right corner of the grill/bumper cover you will find a triangle hole. This is the air intake to...
05-16-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By Mr. Jones

at the crank!

at the crank!
05-12-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,385
Posted By Mr. Jones

a few think could cause this. stabbing the gas...

a few think could cause this.
stabbing the gas pedal, cold tires, bad road, oil
05-01-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,864
Posted By Mr. Jones

I don't expect the Tremec DCT to be such a big...

I don't expect the Tremec DCT to be such a big problem
This is a specialty company making the trans.

C5, C6 trans are by Tremec
Not sure about the C7 7 speed.

An example of what they build...
04-30-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,864
Posted By Mr. Jones

"GM is NOT a race team, they produce cars for...

"GM is NOT a race team, they produce cars for sales to the public.
Like many manufacturers, they have race teams as part of their marketing strategy for selling their production STREET cars."

So...
04-29-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,864
Posted By Mr. Jones

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c7-general-di...

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c7-general-discussion/3875067-car-and-driver-lightning-lap-grand-sport-911-gt3-and-mclaren-570-all-run-2-47-s.html

Link to CF post on gran sport versus McLaren...
04-27-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,864
Posted By Mr. Jones

SUNSALEM Yes I am asking for peoples...

SUNSALEM

Yes I am asking for peoples opinions, no harm in that.
almost all the info available on the C8 was speculation up until recently.

I think the number one reason GM wants a mid-engine...
04-26-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,864
Posted By Mr. Jones

C5 and C7 are my experiences. The C7 is a...

C5 and C7 are my experiences.
The C7 is a wonderful car hell both are but they did and do have issues. I realize no car manufacturer is perfect. But the C8 A8 torque converter issue really bugs...
04-25-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,864
Posted By Mr. Jones

How many years will it take GM to get the C8 right?

Sorry to have to ask these questions but I don't have much faith that the C8 will be affordable or start as a great car.
I expect GM to play the market game and drag us along with the next best...
04-10-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,048
Posted By Mr. Jones

I ran the range for the first time a few days...

I ran the range for the first time a few days ago.
No change in shift points (A8).
It did do what it was suppose to do-stop AFM.
04-09-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By Mr. Jones

I just installed the Range v8.6 yesterday. I...

I just installed the Range v8.6 yesterday.
I had the TC issue so they flushed it. I don't want to get the TC replaced if I can avoid it.
Works great no AFM/v4 anymore.
car drives and shifts...
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