Technical Writer for Internet & Print Media
- Jan 10, 2001
- CenCoast CA
- 71 04 12 19
I was able to make a pdf and print it out. That way, I could relax on the couch and read it and use a highlighter for certain statements of interest. Great article. Very revealing. Makes me appreciate mine even more.
OK.... same thing I'd like to do. So how did you do it?
I have a Mac, which makes creating a pdf very easy. All I did was click on the 'PRINT' button at the top of the article page. Then, when the print box comes up, I can choose as a print option to create a pdf. If I remember correctly, I think that's how I did it. If you have trouble doing this, I can send you or anyone else, the document via email, if you'd like.
I know this is an old thread, but thanks for posting the link and the article is fantastic...I just re-read it and fell in love with my Z06 all over again...what an amazing engineering accomplishment.
Glad you like it, "TooFast". We are working on a major revision of the LS7 article. I hope to turn it over to Rob in a week or so. Look for expanded coverage of the valve guide wear problem along with some new sidebar articles and more imagery.
Also, I just noticed you have an '11. Because 2011s were the only Z06es with the ZR1 X-pipe and only two cats, their engines are a bit more powerful than 06-10s with H-pipes or 12-13s with four cats. It's rated 505 but makes more like 512-515 and they sound better.
In fact, I backdated my 2012 with an '11 exhaust, then shimmed the bypasses open by about 3/8ths of an inch.
We are working on a major revision of the LS7 article. I hope to turn it over to Rob in a week or so. Look for expanded coverage of the valve guide wear problem along with some new sidebar articles and more imagery.
The third edition of the Corvette Action Center's comprehensive series of articles on the LS7 engine has just been posted. CAC Technical Editor, Hib Halverson, has completed a significant update of sections of the series covering the controversy surrounding LS7 valve guide wear. Based on research the CAC did in 2015, Halverson both rewrote some of the existing coverage of the guide wear problem and added additional new material about that issue. Halverson explains the problem, covers its diagnosis, discusses solutions, describes GM service bulletins and warranty coverage and reports on the class action lawsuit against GM over LS7 guide wear. In addition, the LS7 article series' third edition discusses newly uncovered details about the engine's development.
The Corvette Action Center's series of LS7 articles, originally posted in 2012, revised in 2014 and again in 2016, is the best-researched and most detailed information about the LS7 engine on the Web. Even employees of the Communications Department at the General Motors Powertrain Division refer inquiries about the LS7 engine to the CAC's series of articles.