replace valve springs ? - Z06Vette.com - Corvette Z06 Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-02-2016, 11:39 AM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2016
Posts: 2
replace valve springs ?

Anyone with advice on replacing the valve springs on my 02 Z06? My VIN falls into the warning category. I have 56,000 miles and drive modestly on the street but have completed 3 track days. Kind of got me concerned and would appreciate any advice or experience. Also any idea on parts/labor expected if I replace.
crobinbrock is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-04-2016, 10:02 PM
Z06 Pilot
 
TackDaBoat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Cleveland, OH
Posts: 550
Re: replace valve springs ?

Do it. I had a catastrophic engine failure with my '02 Zee (11K miles) and had to replace the engine. Not cheap.

My Maggie Zee "Digested" one of its valves! (photos)

2002 MY/Black, Lingenfelter balanced/blueprinted/forged 346 with intercooled Maggie, blower cam, long tubes, Borlas, other stuff...499 RWHP SOLD 10/16 AFTER 15 YEARS OWNED SINCE NEW
2015 GMC Denali HD 2500 Duramax/Allison Crew Cab
2015 MB ML 350 | 1985 Jeep CJ7

Last edited by TackDaBoat; 07-04-2016 at 10:06 PM.
TackDaBoat is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-06-2016, 01:46 PM
Z06 Addict
 
HTRDZ06's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Concord, NC
Posts: 138
Re: replace valve springs ?

I replaced mine the beginning of the year even though I had done more than a dozen DE's. I got GM stock springs since I have minor mod's. Headers, cold air etc.....
HTRDZ06 is offline  
 
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-07-2017, 06:05 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: San Diego California
Posts: 3
Re: replace valve springs ?

I just purchased a 2003 z06 with 53K miles. its build date is between Sept 6 and Sept 16th according to the build table (was there a shutdown in between those dates?). Anyway my question is should I change the valve Springs if the bad springs were a Q2 2002 problem? I don't plan to race the car other then the occasional street drag/race. THANKS
Allan Edwin is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Z06Vette.com - Corvette Z06 Forum > C5 Z06 Specific Topics > C5 Z06 - Pit Road


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Broken valve spring on 2003 What to replace them with? pflynn C5 Z06 - Pit Road 8 02-11-2014 06:16 PM
Valve Springs ebz0602 C5 Z06 - Grandstand 10 02-17-2013 01:46 PM
Do Coilovers replace the springs in a Z? FiveOJoe C6 Z06 - Pit Road 8 08-05-2009 04:29 AM
Stock Z06 wanting to replace valve springs GMmuscle86 C5 Z06 - Pit Road 16 04-02-2009 10:55 PM
Valve Springs billco2 C5 Z06 - Pit Road 2 04-02-2009 10:51 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome