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    Let me know if you have any questions.

    Let me know if you have any questions.
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    Ok, I checked this morning. The adjusters are...

    Ok, I checked this morning. The adjusters are inside the headlight assembly. There is a round plastic cover you can remove on the plastic surround facing the hood, but I would just remove the whole...
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    Take the plastic shield surrounds off the...

    Take the plastic shield surrounds off the headlight assemblies with the lights up and you should be able to see the adjusters. I believe one is facing towards the hood with a long adjuster if I...
  4. Thread: wheel balance?

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    It could be a bad tire, bent wheel, or a balance...

    It could be a bad tire, bent wheel, or a balance problem. Take it back the installer and have them check it over.
  5. If the charger you are referring to is NOT a...

    If the charger you are referring to is NOT a float type charger and is indeed constantly throwing 2 amps at your battery, then yes you could damage the battery if left unattended. Never leave a...
  6. If you have the piston at TDC on the compression...

    If you have the piston at TDC on the compression stroke with no air pressure the valve can still drop down until it contacts the piston, which means that it will not fully drop into the cylinder...
  7. Maybe I missed it, but I didn't see where...

    Maybe I missed it, but I didn't see where compressed air goes into the cylinder to hold the valves up when you remove the keeper. Also make darn sure that each cylinder is on the compression stroke.
  8. Thread: Battery suppliers

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    Not always true, if you leave a 2 amp charger on...

    Not always true, if you leave a 2 amp charger on a battery for multiple days you can over charge and damage the battery, which not only harms the battery but is dangerous. Never leave a non...
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    They both have their down sides, the Kwik Lift is...

    They both have their down sides, the Kwik Lift is bulkier and you have to park the vehicle at an angle every time you park it unless you want to jack up the rear of the vehicle every time you park or...
  10. Thread: Battery suppliers

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    The born on date is stamped onto the case of the...

    The born on date is stamped onto the case of the battery, it will give the month and year it was made. Sometimes it's in a code and you have to decipher it depending on the manufacturer, but it's not...
  11. Thread: Battery suppliers

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    Dealer prices will probably be higher. Make sure...

    Dealer prices will probably be higher. Make sure you check the born on date on any battery you purchase (ideally with in 1-2 months) and then have it load tested with a carbon pile load tester before...
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    I meant the wheels on the vehicle, you still have...

    I meant the wheels on the vehicle, you still have to jack up the vehicle after it is on the lift.
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    Your right I was thinking of the other lift. Just...

    Your right I was thinking of the other lift. Just saw the video on the Kwik Lift, looks like a lot of work to get a vehicle in the air, especially if the wheels need to come off. I do like the...
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    I have not used one, but by just looking at it...

    I have not used one, but by just looking at it and seeing it in operation, it looks like more work than it is worth. I don't think you can drive over it, you have to move and store it each time it is...
  15. I might take a slight exception to the moisture...

    I might take a slight exception to the moisture aspect, 3/4 tank of oxygen (or about) with extreme temperature changes will create a certain amount of condensation, fully sealed tanks do help with...
  16. Condensation is going to happen, and more so with...

    Condensation is going to happen, and more so with more oxygen in the fuel tank no matter the vehicle. Plastic fuel tanks don't rust but I don't like the idea of helping water collect.

    It is a...
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    The first place to start is to check if there are...

    The first place to start is to check if there are any HVAC codes stored in your computer, this cannot be done with a basic scan tool, it needs to be a tool that can read module specific codes.

    I...
  18. Thread: low coolant

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    As long as the heads aren't cracked you will be...

    As long as the heads aren't cracked you will be good to go, just a clean up and resurface should be all you need. Your compression ratio will go up slightly after surfacing the heads, and higher oil...
  19. Thread: Winter

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    That would just be a cheap tire that makes a lot...

    That would just be a cheap tire that makes a lot of noise when driving.

    Even if someone could do a recap they still wouldn't be the dedicated winter tire like a Blizzak or equivalent. If your...
  20. Thread: Winter

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    I like Michelin and Yokohama for tire brands, but...

    I like Michelin and Yokohama for tire brands, but with Corvette sizes you may not be able to be too picky. I wouldn't use studded tires, get a good snow tire that is meant to run in snow and ice,...
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    BruceF is correct, the place to start is changing...

    BruceF is correct, the place to start is changing the rear diff fluid with the proper fluid and limited slip additive and then drive the vehicle in an open parking lot performing multiple figure 8...
  22. Thread: Hydraulic jacks

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    What doesn't adjust? You could probably...

    What doesn't adjust?

    You could probably service them if you could find the parts, but jacks are so cheap I doubt it would be worth while.
  23. Thread: I just got hosed

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    You can either cut them off real carefully and...

    You can either cut them off real carefully and replace with new or buy an angled tapered end tool in different lengths to get under the hose where it attaches and work your way around the...
  24. Thread: low coolant

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    Was the coolant loss present before the intake...

    Was the coolant loss present before the intake manifold was removed and replaced?
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    That points to a head gasket or cracked cylinder...

    That points to a head gasket or cracked cylinder head. I would next perform the cylinder leak down as described above to see which cylinder or cylinders it is. It is critical to keep the radiator...
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