Going up on blocks for mods. - LS1TECH



Cadillac CTS-V 2004-2007 (Gen I)
The Caddy with an Attitude...

Going up on blocks for mods.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-22-2012, 04:46 PM   #1
TECH Fanatic
Thread Starter
iTrader: (3)
 
heavymetals's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,404
Default Going up on blocks for mods.

This project/hobby is finally getting attention again.

I had some minor surgery that put me back a few weeks, but now is looking good.

Motor mounts (for the THIRD time), clutch (replacing the Monster stage 3), carbon fiber driveshaft, KW shock and spring setup.

I figure two weeks (I take a lot of breaks).

Anyone interested in the Monster clutch, pm me.

Very low mileage (about 5k).

Last edited by heavymetals; 03-22-2012 at 08:25 PM.
heavymetals is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2012, 06:06 PM   #2
TECH Addict
iTrader: (4)
 
FuzzyLog1c's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 2,748
Default

What do you want for the clutch? Is the flywheel included?
FuzzyLog1c is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2012, 06:44 PM   #3
TECH Fanatic
Thread Starter
iTrader: (3)
 
heavymetals's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,404
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by FuzzyLog1c View Post
What do you want for the clutch? Is the flywheel included?
Flywheel and slave included as I won't need or use any of it.

I am replacing with a twin.

It won't be off the car till next week probably.
heavymetals is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2012, 07:07 PM   #4
TECH Addict
iTrader: (4)
 
FuzzyLog1c's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 2,748
Default

Price?
FuzzyLog1c is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2012, 08:29 PM   #5
TECH Fanatic
Thread Starter
iTrader: (3)
 
heavymetals's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,404
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by heavymetals View Post
This project/hobby is finally getting attention again.

I had some minor surgery that put me back a few weeks, but now is looking good.

Motor mounts (for the THIRD time), clutch (replacing the Monster stage 3), carbon fiber driveshaft, KW shock and spring setup.

I figure two weeks (I take a lot of breaks).

Anyone interested in the Monster clutch, pm me.

Very low mileage (about 5k).
Quote:
Originally Posted by FuzzyLog1c View Post
Price?
Cost me $950.00 (light flywheel)

http://www.monsterclutches.com/shop/...v-package.html

I would like to get north of $600.
heavymetals is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2012, 08:31 PM   #6
TECH Addict
iTrader: (4)
 
FuzzyLog1c's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 2,748
Default

No thanks. I'm good where I'm at.
FuzzyLog1c is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2012, 09:33 PM   #7
TECH Fanatic
 
rand49er's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: South Lyon, MI
Posts: 1,003
Default

I was thinking about you the other day, heavy, and wondered where you were. Glad you're back at the wrench and the computer.

Let us know about that carbon fiber driveshaft and how it drives.
rand49er is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2012, 10:03 PM   #8
TECH Fanatic
Thread Starter
iTrader: (3)
 
heavymetals's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,404
Default

Thanks for thinking bout me.

Just took a break from the CF and worked on stuff that was more important.

Turned out anything was more important.

LOL
heavymetals is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2012, 02:48 PM   #9
TECH Fanatic
Thread Starter
iTrader: (3)
 
heavymetals's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,404
Default

Up on blocks (way UP).

Exhaust is out, headers are out and PCM is in the mail (for modifications).

Drive shaft is coming out next.

I figure at least two weeks before I get it back together, and maybe another week before I get it all apart.

50% off on the Monster clutch if anybody is interested ($500.00).
heavymetals is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2012, 02:59 PM   #10
TECH Fanatic
iTrader: (1)
 
CTSV_510's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: West Chester, PA
Posts: 1,247
Default

Are you using the Creative Steel mounts this time? What did you have before?

What suspension did you have before? I have 75k miles and I'm sure shocks are coming due, but those KWs look pricey.
CTSV_510 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2012, 03:07 PM   #11
TECH Fanatic
Thread Starter
iTrader: (3)
 
heavymetals's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,404
Default

After going through a set of stock ones and now on the second set of UUC (crap) I am going to try the UMI mounts.

Stock suspension (currently).

Creative steel axles.

The KW's are supposed so be the "hot setup", so I guess I will find out.
heavymetals is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2012, 04:31 PM   #12
TECH Enthusiast
iTrader: (3)
 
kl2onik's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Lancaster, PA
Posts: 623
Default

why are you taking the monster out???anything you didn't like
about it
kl2onik is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2012, 04:40 PM   #13
TECH Enthusiast
iTrader: (3)
 
kl2onik's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Lancaster, PA
Posts: 623
Default

also I need some close pics of the clutch, flywheel and pressure plate to see wear n tear.
Thanks
kl2onik is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2012, 04:41 PM   #14
TECH Fanatic
Thread Starter
iTrader: (3)
 
heavymetals's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,404
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by kl2onik View Post
why are you taking the monster out???anything you didn't like
about it
IT CHATTERED, and is very difficult to slip enough to get a good "launch".

Other then those "minor" things, it works very well.

Clutch has about 2-3k mi of wear.

Monster says the chatter can be "cured" by replacing the puck type disc with a full face (they offer one), but I decided to replace the whole thing with a twin disc.

Last edited by heavymetals; 04-02-2012 at 04:49 PM.
heavymetals is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2012, 10:46 PM   #15
TECH Fanatic
iTrader: (17)
 
AAIIIC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Where the Navy tells me to go
Posts: 1,400
Default

Which twin disk are you going with?
AAIIIC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2012, 11:00 PM   #16
TECH Fanatic
Thread Starter
iTrader: (3)
 
heavymetals's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,404
Default

Katech LS9 kit.
heavymetals is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-03-2012, 07:29 AM   #17
Teching In
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 39
Default

^those are awesome...I have one, haha.
cam3439 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-03-2012, 09:24 AM   #18
TECH Resident
iTrader: (5)
 
lollygagger8's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 993
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by heavymetals View Post
Katech LS9 kit.
How much did that set you back heavy?

And post a pic of your UUC MM's please.
lollygagger8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-03-2012, 12:13 PM   #19
TECH Fanatic
Thread Starter
iTrader: (3)
 
heavymetals's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,404
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by lollygagger8 View Post
How much did that set you back heavy?

And post a pic of your UUC MM's please.
A lot. About $1300.00

The motor mounts are the yellow ones.
heavymetals is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-09-2012, 06:35 PM   #20
TECH Fanatic
Thread Starter
iTrader: (3)
 
heavymetals's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,404
Default

HAHAHA

Things were going fairly smooth and I was doing a little at a time as the last time I replaced the clutch I phucked up my shoulders and it took 6 months to heal.

I have the transmission ready to come out and I get about 1/2 inch of it clear when I get hit with the most major leg cramp ever.

YEOWWWWW!!!!

My clutch leg(!) and I had one hell of a time putting Mr. Vette back in the garage.

Taped up like a racehorse at the moment and cooling it.
heavymetals is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fix for Monster clutch engagement ? lilgcts-v Cadillac CTS-V 2004-2007 (Gen I) 14 04-26-2013 01:12 AM
quick question about monster in c6 pastvertical Manual Transmission 1 01-16-2013 01:13 PM
Test drive, Monster Clutch, tick master BADD SS Manual Transmission 19 03-23-2012 04:24 PM
mcleod rst twin disk or monster stage 5 99bluefirebird Manual Transmission 5 10-06-2010 12:06 PM
SNL Performance and Monster Clutch Co. TransAmcoupe98 Manual Transmission 10 10-23-2009 12:16 AM


Tags
04, buy, cadillac, change, coilover, ctsv, floor, fog, forums, jack, kw, ls1tech, mod, motormounts, write

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:27 AM.