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IbanezDan51

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Fri 13 Jul 18 12:13

Looking for a C6 Z06


Hi All,

In the market now for a C6 Z06 and was wondering what to look out for?

There is a few for sale on autotrader/pistonheads currently but none are ticking the boxes, particularly price. They seem to vary a lot and I may end up looking to import one.

The only worry I have with them is the valve guides, has anyone experienced any problems on here?

Thanks,
Dan

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craigyboy

Club Member

Fri 13 Jul 18 13:52

Re: Looking for a C6 Z06


When I brought up that issue about 4 years ago nobody knew what I was talking about lol and I also did bring up rocker arm needle bearings failures. Again, my response was ..what? never heard of it lol


My advice would be look on the American Corvette forum if you want to know what to look out for as they will be able to offer loads of advice

My advice would be if you do buy a C6 Z06 buy new rocker arms , you can get a complete kit with the bearings installed for about $450

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sssammm

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Sat 14 Jul 18 10:17


Im going to sell my 13 plate C6 Z06 6500 miles if interested, UK supplied new


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2013 Z06 White, 1953 Chevy 3100, 2002 Ford Boss

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BlackZeD

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Sat 14 Jul 18 15:47

Re: Looking for a C6 Z06


I have just replaced the heads and cam on mine due to the guide problem.
So at the moment I have a set of heads that need a refurb, (all parts available
from AHP or other vendors, inc new guides in Moldstar 90)
A used approx 19k mile cam, lifters and two sets of pushrods, one set OEM, the
others hardened and a different length, would need to check it.
A good set of OEM pistons, had them changed as well, would need new rings.
The original Z06 air filter and housing, will fit LS3 as well.
Also have the original clutch out of her if anyone wants it, only changed
as the engine came out for the piston change, was working without problems.


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IbanezDan51

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Wed 18 Jul 18 01:13


sssammm wrote (View Post):Im going to sell my 13 plate C6 Z06 6500 miles if interested, UK supplied new

Pmd

Thank you for the responses. Id like to find a car that I could rely on. Is there a year that was more reliable?

Dan

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dex99

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Wed 18 Jul 18 19:11


IbanezDan51 wrote (View Post):sssammm wrote (View Post):Im going to sell my 13 plate C6 Z06 6500 miles if interested, UK supplied new

Pmd

Thank you for the responses. Id like to find a car that I could rely on. Is there a year that was more reliable?

Dan


You will need to factor in getting the LS7 heads done, and when I was looking
I think maybe there was some gearbox improvements after first couple,of years?

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IbanezDan51

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Wed 18 Jul 18 23:56


Thank you.

Yes they moved to the tr6060 in 2008.

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