Corvette Performance - AIR PUMP
New C5 guy here. I was just curious if anyone has deleted the air pump from their y-body.
I want to do this and have LS1 edit. I was just curious if anyone has done this yet
Other people have done it on F-bodies. It'll be no different for a C5. Just get some block off plates.
Getting rid of the SES light I have no idea about, everybody I knew just had them de-programmed by a tuner. I'm sure LS1Edit has some way to do it. You should ask in the LS1Edit section on this site for specifics on that.
03-01-2002, 09:02 PM
Is there any benefit to doing this?
[quote]Originally posted by 66ImpalaLT1:
<strong>Is there any benefit to doing this?
Well, if you dont have cats the AIR pump serves no purpose...so its really just a few pounds of stuff you can remove from the car.
Obviously the emissions place wont pass you though just based off a visual.
03-01-2002, 09:39 PM
That makes sense. I removed the AIR pump from my LS1 f-body because it was always in the way when trying to work on the engine. Its nicely tucked out of the way on the C5.
I am wanting to take it off for various reasons.
The lines also are in the way on the D.S. One of the plugs either 5 or 7 is almost impossible with the air line on.
Thanks for the replies
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