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  1. I've heard of the C5 Z06's "weaker" valve spring...

    I've heard of the C5 Z06's "weaker" valve spring issue... what model years supposedly have them?

    I have a 2001 Z06 with 79,000 miles, and I am wondering if I should/need to replace mine as well,...
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    Double Clutch Method

    I am curious if anyone here still uses the "double clutch" technique when downshifting, or is that completely obsolete now due to the synchronizers on today's cars? I actually don't do it, but I do...
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    Thank you, thank you, thank you, Mr. Sam! Again,...

    Thank you, thank you, thank you, Mr. Sam! Again, these are really great write-ups! I plan on ordering a set from Rodney Dickman, and replace both headlamp gears. I really appreciate your help and...
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    Well, this is weird: I was able to raise it with...

    Well, this is weird: I was able to raise it with the knob by turning it counter-clockwise until it was all the way up. Then I lowered it back down by turning clock-wise. When I turned lights on,...
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    Mr. Sam, Thanks for those links! Those are...

    Mr. Sam,

    Thanks for those links! Those are some great write-ups, and those guys are awesome for documenting and sharing, especially that guy "Dope". Definitely doable, just a lot of work.

    On...
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    I will try those things you mentioned and let you...

    I will try those things you mentioned and let you know.
    Thanks for your help, Mr. Sam.

    George
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    C5 clutch replacement diy?

    I am just curious... has anyone here ever replaced the clutch on a C5 Z06 in their home garage with the car on jack stands? I've replaced clutches that way on small fwd Asian cars, but never...
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    Headlamp Door not opening

    On my 2001 Z06: for a while the right headlamp door would not open (pop up) right away when I turned the lights on. After turning lights off, then back on again a couple of times, it would...
  9. Thread: Battery question

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    Thank you. I will do a load test on it once I...

    Thank you. I will do a load test on it once I install it. Also, you mentioned a battery maintainer... Costco has Battery Tender by Deltran, is that a pretty good one to use?
    thanks!
  10. Thread: Battery question

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    Froggy, it is item #850263, side terminals, about...

    Froggy, it is item #850263, side terminals, about $80. It's a big battery, same one I use on my heavy duty Silverado, and it barely fits in the battery hole of my Z06, but it fits.

    I was just...
  11. Thread: Battery question

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    Battery question

    I need a new battery for my 2001 Z06, all stock. Costco guy recommended their 800 CCA, 110 RC battery. Would there be any harm by using this battery? Just want to be on the safe side. Costco has...
  12. Thread: 99-hvac b0361 h c

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    Thanks, Paul, I appreciate your feedback... BTW,...

    Thanks, Paul, I appreciate your feedback...
    BTW, so far so good, she runs like a champ. :)
  13. Thread: 99-hvac b0361 h c

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    Thanks, Paul. Here is what I got: 10-PCM NO...

    Thanks, Paul.
    Here is what I got:
    10-PCM NO CODES
    28-TCS 3 CODES - C 1221 H; C1222 H; C1248 H

    There were a few other Historical codes in the A0-LDCM and A1-RDCM.

    My battery had died, and I...
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    99-hvac b0361 h c

    Hi All,

    The other day my check engine light came on and I got the code 99-HVAC B0361 H C. Anyone else ever get this code, or know exactly what I need to do/fix to resolve this issue?

    Thank...
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    Coolant Temperature Z06

    Hi All,

    I have a 2001 Z06, and I recently replaced the stock radiator (had a small crack) with an all aluminum dual core DeWitt's high performance Direct Fit radiator. Other than that, it's all...
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    Thank you, LLC5 and Froggy47. I really...

    Thank you, LLC5 and Froggy47. I really appreciate your advice. I will definitely have to think this out carefully and thoroughly before doing anything, and I will let you know the outcome for sure....
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    AC not blowing cold on C5 Z06

    Hi All,

    On my 2001 Z06, the AC is not cold at all. I am guessing the refrigerant is low or nonexistent. It has 72K miles, and I don't think it's ever been recharged. Any advice on what to do? ...
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    I wonder how this stuff called CorrosionX...

    I wonder how this stuff called CorrosionX compares to your list. Do you know? That's supposed to be some really good stuff... I've used it a lot and it really is as good as they say it is.
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    Paul, I like your thinking! I will definitely be...

    Paul, I like your thinking! I will definitely be looking for where I can buy that product today and try it as soon as I can. I'll keep you all posted, and thank you.
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    clacking sound when engine is cold...

    On my 2001 Z06 (72K miles) I noticed that when the engine is cold, there is a slight clacking sound coming from the engine. When the engine is all warmed up, say after a short drive, I don't hear it...
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