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  • Very Cool Video Detailing C8 Special Service Tools

    Compliments of Facebook user "Thecorvettemechanic"

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    GREAT find/post SnakeSlayer. Thank you from us all.
    GBA Black; HTO Twilight/Tension interior; Z51 & Mag Ride; E60 lift; 5VM visible carbon fiber package; 5ZZ high wing; FA5 interior vis CF; ZZ3 engine appearance; 3LT; Q8T Spectra Gray Tridents; J6N Edge Red Calipers; SNG Edge Red Hashmarks; VQK Splash Guards; RCC Edge Red engine cover; VJR illuminated sill plates. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 22 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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    • #3
      Grazie SnakeSlayer!!!

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      • #4
        Thanks Paul Koerner for your video. You are a superb Corvette Master Tech. We look forward to your future C8 videos.

        The total cost for a dealer to purchase the required C8 tools is $,1484.
        GBA Black; HTO Twilight/Tension interior; Z51 & Mag Ride; E60 lift; 5VM visible carbon fiber package; 5ZZ high wing; FA5 interior vis CF; ZZ3 engine appearance; 3LT; Q8T Spectra Gray Tridents; J6N Edge Red Calipers; SNG Edge Red Hashmarks; VQK Splash Guards; RCC Edge Red engine cover; VJR illuminated sill plates. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 22 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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        • #5
          Thanks for the informative video. Let's hope you won't have to use any of those tools anytime soon and they collect dust in your toolbox.
          Rocket City Florida

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          • #6
            Shipping C8 tools to dealers is another good step.
            Looking forward to our ME arriving.

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            • #7
              I wonder why they did not have a Hammer in the kit? That is my go to when I can’t make it work.

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              • #8
                The manual park release adapter seems to confirm my suspicion that if the battery dies, you aren't even going to be able to push the car. Tow truck and dolly time, because with the tranny in park you can't even drag it up onto a flatbed. If the starter starts turning slow, better replace that battery ASAP.
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                Purchased 5/2/2015,
                >36,000 miles

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by meyerweb View Post
                  The manual park release adapter seems to confirm my suspicion that if the battery dies, you aren't even going to be able to push the car. Tow truck and dolly time, because with the tranny in park you can't even drag it up onto a flatbed. If the starter starts turning slow, better replace that battery ASAP.
                  I saw that, too and remembered our concerns on earlier threads. Their “special tool” is not something that tow trucks will likely carry. Perhaps owners should carry one, IF they can get it and know where and how to use it ... not for everyone.
                  TPW 2/17 .. Shadow Gray Metallic w/Natural, 3LT, Z51, Mag, Lift, Spectra Gray Trident, Edge Red Calipers, Body Color Accents.

                  Past owned: 1984 C4, Medium Gray Metallic, Coupe, VIN# 1004; 1981 C3 White Coupe; 1980 C3 Dark Claret, Coupe

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Fasttoys View Post
                    I wonder why they did not have a Hammer in the kit? That is my go to when I can’t make it work.
                    Given a jump juice with external power, Electronic E-brake should disengage.


                    Give a man a big enough hammer and he can fix anything...don' forget the baling wire and pliers .
                    Last edited by LSECO; 12-05-2019, 07:04 AM.
                    C8er

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by meyerweb View Post
                      The manual park release adapter seems to confirm my suspicion that if the battery dies, you aren't even going to be able to push the car. Tow truck and dolly time, because with the tranny in park you can't even drag it up onto a flatbed. If the starter starts turning slow, better replace that battery ASAP.
                      This brings back nightmare memories of our 3 week old Z51 in 2015 ( Battery with dead cell, manufacturing defect). Car could not be put in drive. Took tow truck driver over an hour to get car on flatbed.
                      My question: Am I correct to assume that only the rear wheels need to be put on rollers/dolly to drag the car onto a flatbed ? (If no DT52388 is available and an external power jump juice fails) .
                      Heidi
                      Save the Wave

                      2021 TR HTC 2LT (HTM DTH D86 E60 J6F NPP VQK AH2 SQU)

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                      • #12
                        Yes, I think only the rear wheels would need to be put on dollies.
                        SunKissed, my 2015 2LT, 7MT, Black over Daytona Sunrise Orange Metallic, Stingray convertible (One of about 40)

                        Purchased 5/2/2015,
                        >36,000 miles

                        Proud member of the Old Dominion Corvette Club. Check us out http://www.olddominioncorvetteclub.org

                        Never grow up - It's a trap.

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                        • #13
                          Bringing up the fact that the emergency/parking brake calipers are electric too.
                          C8er

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                          • #14
                            Here’s the price break down on the C8 required tools:

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                            • #15
                              It just occurred to me that if I bought the kit I could loan it to my local dealer if I ever needed to get fixed. $1700 U.S. would be a little over C$2k. Might be worthwhile even if it's "JIC" ("Just In Case" I wanted to add another acronym lol)
                              Murray - Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada
                              2020 Torch red Stingray coupe, Adrenaline red 2LT Q8Q E60 NPP
                              Deposit: July 30/19, 1100: Sept 15/19, 3000: Feb 14/20, TPW WAS May 18, August 24 and lastly July 27,
                              3300: July 15, 3400: July 22, 3800: July 30, 4200: Aug 06, 5000: Aug 7, 6000: Aug 12!

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