Originally posted by NIB: How are your Zs holding up ? Any problems with fit and finish on interior exterior? Any GREMLINS? NOT A BURN JUST A CONCERN THIS IS MY FIRST CORVETTE
MINE SUFFERS FROM THE SAME OLD CORVETTE PROBLEM.
AIR LEAKS AROUND THE WINDOWS-NEW WEATHER STRIPING,TIP IN WINDOW ADJUSTMENT AND HEIGHT ETC,KINDA OF A FIX-SO NEXT CURE IS THE NEW TSB ON THE AGE OLD PROBLEM.BIGGEST PROBLEM IS AT SPEED--WINDOW IS SUCKED OUT AT REAR EDGE.MY EXTERIOR PAINT CONDITION SHOULD HAVE NEVER LEFT THE FACTORY.
Other than a slight hood latch problem (fixed), I have no complaints. The car is tighter than a prom queen's .....well you know what I mean. At speeds above 130 it does get a little noisy, but that's what the speed compensated volumn control is for.
Have three interior noise areas that I am working on. Got one fixed near the passenger windshield pillar/dash transition...rubbing together and squeaking. Another in drivers side dash...some vibration of something? Another in passenger side door area at rear of seat? Other than that, very solid over bumps.
2001 Torch Red Z06 "Beast" Mods:<UL TYPE=SQUARE>[*]Twin-Flow Air Intake System w/K&N Filters[*]Z06 Color Enhancement Plate[*]Z06 Lloyds Front Mats[*]CAG Defeat[*]B&M Ripper[*]Logo Sill Protectors[/list]Zaino all the way!
Had a wobble in harmonic balancer/belt pulley. Dealer fixed. Fairly big job, the steering gear has to be removed to do the job. Check yours with engine running, look from passenger side. Have one little squeak in rear panel on drivers side. Will fix myself. Not worth waiting at the dealer for this.
Took the car to MSRH this afternoon to see just how the C7 Z07 19/20 Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2s would handle the cool winter weather.
Took a laps or 2 to get up to temp and after that they were very predictable.
But I think the larger rolling diameter of the 19/20's is throwing the Active...
Hard to believe its been 17 years of ownership, 112000 total miles - 5 years, 82000 miles & 2 LS6s, 12 years & 30000 miles on the LS7 Z07 upgrade, 5 sets of wheels later and we still enjoy this car immensely.
Here are the various setups and wheels the car has had since new, progressing from OEM...
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I like the look of the OEM C6 guards and want to install a set on my C5-I know there are carbon fiber ones out there but they seem too large to me. I can't seem to find a vender that sells them for a C5-the only thing I have seen is people modifying the C6 versions to fit a C5. Anybody know of a...
01 z06, for sale. At a dealer, 3 hours from me, this is their photo of the engine compartment. besides missing the engine covers., can you all tell by pic if this is a 01 z06 ls6 engine? Per vin# this is one of the last vettes made in 01.