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StealthV
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Submitted By: Stealth V Tire options Lots of snow tire options in 245/45/18: Bridgestone Blizzak LM-22 Continental ContiWinterContact TS790 V Dunlop Winter Sport M3 Michelin Pilot Alpin PA2 Pirelli Winter 240 SnowSport Fuel treatment For winter storage, recommend adding Sta-bil to...
StealthV
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Submitted by: StealthV Items Required: -- Two quarts of GM Synthetic Axle Lubricant SAE 75W-90 GM #12378261 (~$27/quart) -- One 4 oz. bottle of Limited Slip Axle Lubricant Additive GM #1052358 -- One 10-mm hex allen wrench -- Suction gun -- Oil drain pan -- Set of ramps or jack stands and a...
StealthV
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Submitted by: StealthV Use this as a pictorial reference only; always refer to the official B&B instructions for more detail or clarification. For more information, please visit B&B Performance Exhaust Installation time: Approximately one hour with one person. Items/tools needed: 1 set...
StealthV
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Submitted by: StealthV Use this as a pictorial reference only; always refer to the official B&B Performance Exhaust instructions for more detail or clarification. For more information, please visit B&B Performance Exhaust Installation time: Approximately two leisurely hours with one...
StealthV
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Changing a 3" Race X-Pipe Cat-Back To a Resonator Style for the Cadillac CTS-V Submitted by: StealthV Step 1. Safely raise and support the Cadillac CTS V. Step 2. Underneath the driver's side of the transmission, locate the CAGS harness which is near the "Use Dextron III ATF Only"...
StealthV
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Submitted by: StealthV Step 1. Safely raise and support the Cadillac CTS V. Step 2. Underneath the driver's side of the transmission, locate the CAGS harness which is near the "Use Dextron III ATF Only" orange sticker. The factory CAGS harness has two wires - one is gray and the other is...
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Here are instructions on how to install an oil cooler in a Z06 corvette which should be very similar to the Cadillac CTS-V. If anyone completes this install, take pictures and note the differences and then e-mail me the results! Taken from here: z06Vette.com After a lot of research, I...
StealthV
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Submitted By: StealthV Caution - the LS6 engine and cover can be very hot! Allow the engine to cool to ambient temperature before performing the cover installation. 1. Use a 18-mm socket on an extension with a ratchet to remove the four bolts circled in green that attach the strut tower...
Quik LS
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By LVC Member Quik LS I finally installed my A-Pillar and gauges last weekend. I installed AutoMeter C2 Fuel Pressure and Air/Ratio gauges - can't have my NOS Pressure gauge or I do not pass tech inspection for my ESP class. Here's some pics: I tapped the fuel line between the...
Quik LS
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By LVC Member Quik LS I installed the StopTech Stainless Steel Brake Lines today. As you know, I autocross twice a month - my LS is a crowd pleaser.... but could use very little bit of help turning. I have upgraded my brakes with - slotted/drilled rotors, Porterfield Racing Pads...
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Here is a little Lincoln Tech article for you. The general idea here is to get more air into the engine thereby increasing efficiency and power. This is an at-your-own-risk mod. I am not responsible if you happen to break something while completing this mod. See the photo below for the hole...
Pepsi2185
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Submitted by Pepsi2185 Safety Exercise caution when working around electronics and unless you are well versed in automotive electronics. Do it yourself car repair can be dangerous to you and to your automobile components. DO NOT USE A TEST LIGHT Although many times it is harmless to use a...
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By LSBIT This is a time consuming job, but can be done with basic hand tools. It's just a matter of using the tools in the right combination for each bolt. I did have to run out and buy a 7 mm wrench, as well as a 1/4 drive 10 mm deep well to get to a couple of tight areas. My Craftsman...
Quik LS
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By: QuickLS I added some brake ducts to my LS - intakes from the lower front grill - through tubing - into the wheel spindles. This should help cool your brake rotors for better braking performance. Here's what I used: Black NASCAR Race Car NACA vents - I found these on eBay First -...
Quik LS
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Submitted by: Quik LS Replacing the COPs (coil-on-plug) is an all to common occurrence on early model Lincoln LS. the Valve covers tended to leak oil into the spark plug area, shorting the COPs. The V8 is easy to do but requires working in a tight space, while the V6 is a little more...
Quik LS
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Submitted by: Quik LS Replacing spark plugs on the V8 is easy to do but requires working in a tight space, while the V6 is a little more involved as it requires the removal of the intake. While you have access to this area, examine the coils to ensure they do not need to be replaced at the...
Quik LS
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Submitted by: Quik LS Replacing spark plugs on the V8 is easy to do but requires working in a tight space, while the V6 is a little more involved as it requires the removal of the intake (which is listed in a separate tech article). While you have access to this area, examine the coils to...
Quik LS
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Submitted by: Quik LS A little more involved, removing the V8 intake requires draining the cooling system and removing the Air Cleaner Outlet Tube - both are described in other tech articles. REMOVAL 1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. 2. Remove the air cleaner outlet tube. CAUTION...
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Submitted by: Quik LS Replacing the COPs (coil-on-plug) is an all to common occurrence on early model Lincoln LS. the Valve covers tended to leak oil into the spark plug area, shorting the COPs. Materials: Silicone Brake Caliper Grease and Dielectric Compound D7AZ-19A331-A Removal and...
Quik LS
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Submitted by: Quik LS You must remove the V6 intake when changing spark plugs, replacing coils or replacing the PCV valve. Intake Manifold -Upper Removal 1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. 2. Drain the engine cooling system. 3. Remove the engine appearance cover...
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