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  1. BoDuke

    Been a while since I logged in...

    So, its been at least a year (most likely longer) since I've logged in. Why? Because I can't figure out how to add anything to 'garage', or add to 'rides', or get any answer on how to do such, or answers to ANYTHING. There's also a lot of conversations, but if ya actually need anything...
  2. BoDuke

    Question: Wheel size fitment

    Hey all, not sure if this is the correct forum, but I need some guidance on wheel size and fitment. On my 13 Grand Sport, I'd like to swap out the chrome GS wheels with the black (18x9.5 and 19x12's), but thought I'd go with the 19x10's and 20x12's on it with the Varro VD01 wheels. Tires would...
  3. BoDuke

    Shifter button on C6 won't push in, car is stuck in Neutral/Drive

    Hey everyone, I have a 2008 with 23k on it, and all of a sudden the button on the automatic shifter won't depress. :ugh Thus, my car is either in neutral or drive. It wont go in to any other gear, including S. I took the top cover off, the button out, but I don't see anything broke. The...
  4. BoDuke

    Tires wont accept air???

    I'm not the sharpest pencil in the box, but anyone know why my tires wont accept air? TPM showing the rears at 23 and 25, fronts at 27 and 28. Manual gauge concurs. When I put the air to them (I've used 5 different air stations, mine here at home, 3 gas stations, and 1 tire shop), They wont...
  5. BoDuke

    HID Conversion kit for C5

    Anyone have any experience with the HID kits out there? I run the Sylvania Super Star bulbs in all my vehicles, which is an improvement over the OEM. I've thought about HID's since I got my C5, but don't know one kit from another, and how to determine which is better. Starr has a complete...
  6. BoDuke

    '04 chewing up batteries

    Hey everyone. My C5 is chewing up batteries. I purchased my Vette in Sept 2012 with 48k on the odometer, and a brand new Duralast (Autozone brand) already installed. January 18, 2013 49765 miles, I had to install a new battery...this time the AC Delco 86PG. Sept '12 48,5xx miles... New...
  7. BoDuke

    External antenna mount for HAM radio

    I recently attained my amateur radio license, so I'm looking at different ways to mount an antenna on the C5. Obviously with the car being fiberglass, a magnetic mount isn't going to be an option. I've seen the CB antenna mounts that attach on the top side of the rear license license plate, but...
  8. BoDuke

    C7 spotted today :)

    Hey all!! I JUST seen a C7pulling out of a car wash down the street from my house and I was able to get a few pic's of it with my phone. Thought I'd share them with everyone. I never cared for the C7 until just now seeing it in person. It's a really awesome looking car (even the tail...
  9. BoDuke

    C7 spotted today :)

    I know this is the C5 playhouse, but I wanted to share these pic's I just took of a C7 pulling out of the car wash down the street from my house. I never cared for the C7 until just now seeing it in person. It's a really awesome looking car (even the tail lights seem to fit the design, hard to...
  10. BoDuke

    Leather Interior Cleaning Opinions?

    Well. I'm 4 years late to the 'leather interior regime' party, but I finally made it! I'm shopping and researching the different leather cleaners and conditioners on the market for use in the Suburban (beige interior) and the C5 (black interior). I'm considering the Meguiars Gold Class Rich...
  11. BoDuke

    Lowering my C5

    Hey gang. I've went thru every thread on the site over the past couple of weeks and have spent HOURS reading and researching the how to. and the pro's and con's of lowering the C5. I have a couple questions for those of you that have done it. 1. Looking at the front bolts, each sides...
  12. BoDuke

    Jacking pads...

    Hey everyone! I'm in the market for some jacking pads for my C5. I'm interested in these 2 sets on ebay. Does anyone have an opinion of either set being a better product, or more user friendly over the other (other than the cost, roughly $5)? Corvette Aluminum Jack Jacking Lift Pads Puck C5 C6...
  13. BoDuke

    C6 ZO6 in background of 'Leverage' episode

    I was watching 'Leverage' last night, episode 'Frame-up job', and they had a C6 ZO6 in the background at the 11 minute mark. Just thought I'd share. I think I've seen a picture of this car before, or at least a car like it with this paint scheme, but can't remember where. I'm a C5 guy, but...
  14. BoDuke

    C6 ZO6 in background of 'Leverage'

    I was watching 'Leverage' last night, episode 'Frame-up job', and they had a C6 ZO6 in the background at the 11 minute mark. Just thought I'd share. I think I've seen a picture of this car before, or at least a car like it with this paint scheme, but can't remember where.
  15. BoDuke

    Zeibart anyone?

    Does anyone have any experience with Zeibart? I know back in the 80's and early 90's it was quite the thing, and made ones car look phenomenal. Is is still just as good?
  16. BoDuke

    Soft water to wash and rinse my Vette??

    I've read a lot of articles on washing, waxing, drying, detailing etc. The one piece of info I don't see any discussion on is the use of soft water. I've been under the impression since day 1 that the 'spot free rinse' at the car wash is soft water, but recently I heard that it is iodized, and...
  17. BoDuke

    '04 radio/cd player question

    Hey there everyone! On my 04, I've come to realize that my factory radio (Bose) will NOT play any of my personally burned cd's. It just displays the ERR code and ejects the cd. It does however play the store bought cd's perfectly every time, no problems at all. I have an 04 Suburban with the...
  18. BoDuke

    '04 HUD cover needed

    Hey all! :w I have an '04 of which the clear plastic (or glass) piece that covers the HUD mirror is missing off my car. NOT the square bezel piece on the dash, but the clear curved piece that protects the mirror. The HUD functions properly, it's just exposed. Anyone know where I can find...
  19. BoDuke

    '04 HUD cover needed

    Hey all! :w I have an '04 of which the clear plastic (or glass) piece that covers the HUD mirror is missing off my car. NOT the square bezel piece on the dash, but the clear curved piece that protects the mirror. The HUD functions properly, it's just exposed. Anyone know where I can...
  20. BoDuke

    Front Blackouts...

    Does anyone know if there's a difference between these 2 sets of blackouts? I researched these things for about 3 hours last night and still cant decide which ones are better. The kit with the Yellow Vette looks to be the exact same car, (the front wheel spokes are in the same position) 1997-04...
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