Not yet. But hopefully by mid-June I'll get it underway!
Really good point. My jack stands are Autozone brand (Duralast) and I wondered if they were the same stands with just different paint on them. I went and checked them against the photo of the recalled stands, and there are some clear differences in the design. Reassuring.
@vortex garage, where are your grand cherokee videos?
This article, these comments....Jalopnik has become the car news website for people that don’t like cars. “Screw 1000hp AWD sports cars, we need more Hyundai!”
The Omega platform that the CT6 is on was supposed to also be used for the CT5 and a fullsize RWD CUV for Cadillac and GMC. When they restructured everything a few years ago those plans were cancelled.
I’m wondering if there was packaging constraints involved stuffing it into the alpha platform, or underlying issues they didn’t want to deal with down the road. Idk, but either way I’m content with what we’ve learned today.
2003 CVPI - I had to take apart the power window switches and scrape the carbon off the contacts. But it was a reasonably easy task and the window switches worked good as new afterwards.
Fair enough, I agree with all of your points. I’m just acutely aware of the necessity of periodic maintenance, e.g. various fluid changes, to prevent vastly more expensive major repairs. My preferred local Chevrolet dealership has a Corvette-specific technician who warned me about certain critical C5 ABS brake… Read more
I don’t know about any prior service, but any car that’s 12 years old is way overdue for a coolant flush as part of normal preventative maintenance.