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by kevink
Tue Apr 23, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Drivetrain tech
Topic: Zl1 rear diff or cradle in a ppv?
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Re: Zl1 rear diff or cradle in a ppv?

It has been done and should be the same as a G8. Do some searching and I'm sure you will find the examples I saw. You have to cut the spare tire well for sway bar clearance. You may be able to use the PPV sway bar and get away with not cutting it... not sure. Nextgenbuilt put one in a PPV. You might...
by kevink
Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Steering
Topic: This doesn’t look right (after new struts)
Replies: 26
Views: 319

Re: This doesn’t look right (after new struts)

SSpeedracer wrote:
Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:11 am
Its fine, go get it aligned
Exactly.
by kevink
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Steering
Topic: This doesn’t look right (after new struts)
Replies: 26
Views: 319

Re: This doesn’t look right (after new struts)

I'm pretty sure his top washer looks exactly like the ones on my 2011 (my top and bottoms were the same and my car was never taken apart with 3500 miles on it). It also matches the diagram here: https://www.gmpartsdirect.com/auto-parts/2011/chevrolet/caprice/ppv-trim/6-0l-v8-flex-engine/front-suspen...
by kevink
Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Steering
Topic: This doesn’t look right (after new struts)
Replies: 26
Views: 319

Re: This doesn’t look right (after new struts)

The better pic you posted of the top plate looks perfect... nice and level. Again, the top plate is not responsible for holding the strut in the car. The weight of the car does that. The top plate is there too keep the assemble in the car when it's jacked up and the gap allows for changes in strut a...
by kevink
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Steering
Topic: This doesn’t look right (after new struts)
Replies: 26
Views: 319

Re: This doesn’t look right (after new struts)

The top nut is not supposed to tightly sandwich the strut tower between the strut bushing and the top plate (the top plate is not supposed to come in contact with the strut tower). The gap that you see is a function of how tall the bushing is in it's compressed state. I think you're fine since they ...
by kevink
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Stereo / Electronics / Electrical
Topic: HP tuner who is using?
Replies: 5
Views: 155

Re: HP tuner who is using?

Yeah, you don't need to do anything with FSCM.
by kevink
Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Steering
Topic: Soften Up the Ride
Replies: 43
Views: 8426

Re: Soften Up the Ride

I was cruising around on the trashed roads of Pennsylvania and realized that these rear tires softened up the ride of my 2011 9C3 just dandily.

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by kevink
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Caprice PPV Parts for sale
Topic: 2012 part out (V8) not wrecked
Replies: 70
Views: 30029

Re: 2012 part out (V8) not wrecked

I'm in PA. Thanks for checking. Let me know!
by kevink
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Caprice PPV Parts for sale
Topic: 2012 part out (V8) not wrecked
Replies: 70
Views: 30029

Re: 2012 part out (V8) not wrecked

Didn't read the whole thread- Are the mufflers available? How do the tailpipes look?
by kevink
Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Wheels / Tires
Topic: GM Part Number for the Caprice PPV 2011 Hub Caps (9C1 Impala Style)
Replies: 9
Views: 409

Re: GM Part Number for the Caprice PPV 2011 Hub Caps (9C1 Impala Style)

I think the OP is looking for the style that did not come on these cars.