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Old 07-01-2013, 02:34 PM   #4801
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That one should go in the c5 archives along with Chris in a tutu and fbodfather on a tricycle
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Old 07-01-2013, 06:38 PM   #4802
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Randy,

The opportunity to leverage your mug shot temporarily blinded me to your more important trip. You have your priorities in good order and I hope your trip goes exceedingly well.

We won't forget you at the Fest. You will be top of mind. When we run short of cones, beer, time, money ;-) I have to cut this post short as my plane is boarding :P
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Old 07-03-2013, 10:12 PM   #4803
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Thank you everyone. It really sucks sucks sucks.

Pete, no biggy. I am pretty excited. It is going to kill me to miss. I still can't believe I really will. haha


Jason, I am flying. So maybe you can waive at me from the bomber.
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Old 07-03-2013, 10:39 PM   #4804
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Thank you everyone. It really sucks sucks sucks.

Pete, no biggy. I am pretty excited. It is going to kill me to miss. I still can't believe I really will. haha


Jason, I am flying. So maybe you can waive at me from the bomber.
The circle will convene at the usual time in case you change your mind.

Will leave an open bottle of beer for you at every meeting.

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Damn it sucks Bonnie won't be there.
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Old 07-05-2013, 04:37 PM   #4805
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The circle will convene at the usual time in case you change your mind.

Will leave an open bottle of beer for you at every meeting.

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Damn it sucks Bonnie won't be there.
The circle is the first thing I thought of. hahaha

I would try and couple the fest with our anniversary but Bonnie would freaking kill me. hahaha
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So here is pretty much what the relo kit will do. Now changing the sensor will be a 5 minute job and not a 5 hour job.

Just have to put the blower back on and secure the bracket.

Got the gaskets today. Dealer said they are actually for a 6.0 liter Avalanche. hahaha



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Old 07-05-2013, 08:43 PM   #4807
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Nice work on the relocation... Very cool...
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So here is pretty much what the relo kit will do. Now changing the sensor will be a 5 minute job and not a 5 hour job.

Just have to put the blower back on and secure the bracket.

Got the gaskets today. Dealer said they are actually for a 6.0 liter Avalanche. hahaha



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Old 07-06-2013, 09:04 AM   #4808
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Very nice... here's hoping you find & fix the idle stutter during the process... accidentally, intentionally... makes no difference as long as it's gone
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Old 07-06-2013, 09:12 AM   #4809
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Old 07-07-2013, 12:19 PM   #4810
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Well? ...................


Looks like the oil pump..............


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Old 07-07-2013, 01:31 PM   #4811
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Old 07-07-2013, 01:37 PM   #4812
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I don't suppose there is a chance it's in the oil filter somehow?
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Old 07-07-2013, 01:48 PM   #4813
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I don't suppose there is a chance it's in the oil filter somehow?
what'd you do... fill it with sand & install it backwards?

if it's really a problem with the pump, wouldn't it at least be under warranty? unless it's something like not having a the o-ring properly installed on the pickup - but then it'd fall back on the shop that installed it wrong
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I'm lost... how did we get to the Oil Pump now?
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what'd you do... fill it with sand & install it backwards?

if it's really a problem with the pump, wouldn't it at least be under warranty? unless it's something like not having a the o-ring properly installed on the pickup - but then it'd fall back on the shop that installed it wrong
It's been 2 years and probably 40k miles. So I doubt it. Maybe on the pump but I sure as hell won't be going back with the same pump.

Been 4k miles since the oil filter was put on. I was just hoping maybe something could have broke loose in the filter.

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I'm lost... how did we get to the Oil Pump now?
Oil pressure dropped. Had a sensor code so thought it was a bad sensor. I was wrong.

I'll start taking the front apart this evening or tomorrow. Probably next weekend though. Gotta pull the front cover. Crank pulley and all. Ugh..............
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Old 07-07-2013, 04:57 PM   #4816
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Old 07-07-2013, 05:02 PM   #4817
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Thank God for the sensors and warning systems.

Fortunately it was going bad slowly but I might have missed it otherwise.
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Scary part is when it's cooled down and freshly started the pressure hold steady and drops slowly as it heats up.

But that starting pressure is only 30 psi.
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easy fix = 20W50 oil

















yeah, DO NOT use that! your LS engine will not be happy!
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yeah, DO NOT use that! your LS engine will not be happy!
I did actually think that maybe my bearings were going but it would not be such an overnight thing like this was.

I would also like to point out that this is the only mod on my car that I did not do myself.

And when I put the blower on I heard my car lope for the first time in almost a year.

Just sayin'
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Damn when it rains it pours.

Maybe your car is just pissed that you're not taking it to the fest.
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well heck...if that's what keeps causing it to stall and it finally gets fixed, should be it, no?....knock on wood.
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Damn when it rains it pours.

Maybe your car is just pissed that you're not taking it to the fest.
I'll have to tell Bonnie that our anniversary will be at the fest. LMAO

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well heck...if that's what keeps causing it to stall and it finally gets fixed, should be it, no?....knock on wood.
Nope. I wish. Low oil pressure won't cause that.

BUT, when I took the supercharger off, put new gaskets on it and put the blower back on I heard the car lope. Which I hadn't heard in a long time. So I think that was my problem. Air getting in two of the ports.

I gotta drop the oil pan, take the timing cover off, move the alternator, take the harmonic balancer off and swap the pump. Sucks.

I wonder if all my down shifting caused this. I do it more than I brake. lol
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Listen at the end of this video and hear my valve train clatter.

And that's with 30 PSI of oil pressure as I had just started the car. I will take the covers off to have a quick look. I hope for the best.


Oh, and I pulled a total PQ move not tightening that fitting. lmao

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I'll have to tell Bonnie that our anniversary will be at the fest. LMAO

Nope. I wish. Low oil pressure won't cause that.

BUT, when I took the supercharger off, put new gaskets on it and put the blower back on I heard the car lope. Which I hadn't heard in a long time. So I think that was my problem. Air getting in two of the ports.

I gotta drop the oil pan, take the timing cover off, move the alternator, take the harmonic balancer off and swap the pump. Sucks.

I wonder if all my down shifting caused this. I do it more than I brake. lol
how many times have you put on new intake gaskets now? you sure the blower manifold is flat?
not trying to dump a 5th of rum in your punch, but it seems like it's been a few times now that something's seemed better from putting on a new set
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