I had damper replaced, cost $770.00, not bad no more noise. saved old damper,called gm for this known problem car has 11,500 miles they said they are replacing some but not with my vin ?????? anyway alls well. dwa175
Vette(s): 1975 C3 Red, T-Tops, Black Interior.
All I need is time and money! Getting there!
At that price I'm guessing it's on the 07?
Dampers can cause a LOT of problems up to and including damage to the crankshaft and bearings. The one on my C3 was bad when I got it and was brushing the timing cover. Oddly not enough to make noise, just enough to polish the paint. I found it when I went to set the timing, and the marks were not where they were supposed to be LOL.
Vette(s): #1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/
Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight"
#2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto
Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas
The balancer is a pres fit...no bolt to hold it on, and also no keyway, which is why it is important to have it installed properly. The engine timing is not mechanically adjustable, so no need for timing marks. The LS series of the Chevy engine is a full departure from what we're used to seeing from previous small blocks.....lots of differences between the two designs. Glad you got it handled, anyway!
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Vette(s): 1981 Blue Ice Met. w/pearl ghost flames
3.45 Dana 44.
I put a Fluid Damper on my LS engine, plus I have the fixture, drill bit and steel rod to pin the damper to the crank. This way the damper will never spin on the crank. This is very important if you put a supercharger on a LS engine.
GEN III 5.7L "LS6" Engine swap TKO500 5 spd.
3.54 Dana 44
'69 "N11" Sidepipes Borgeson Steering Box Born 8/1981
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