Ls7 Valve Guide Problem Years

Ls7 Valve Guide Problem Years. Valve train noise and drivability concerns may be associated with this condition. The problem is with the guides.

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By [email protected] » sun jan 08, 2012 12:48 am. One big problem is prematurely worn valve guides. Excessive valve guide wear has been reported on some of these high performance engines.

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The problem is with the guides. Guys install cams and either dont set the valve springs up correctly or they over rev the engine both of which toss the valves and send nasty harmonics through the valvetrain.

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It’s worth pointing out that valve guide issues are a guaranteed problem. Some owners of corvettes equipped with the ls7 7.0l v8 engine may ask your dealership to check their vehicle for valve guide wear because of information that has been distributed on the internet, primarily at corvette enthusiast sites.

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Ls7 is the largest displacement engine in the ls family. Besides correcting the valve guide issues, lets check out the rest of the vr/wcch stage ii ls7 cylinder heads.

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The problem is with the guides. Due to these postings, some customers that have not had an issue may ask to have their vehicle checked.

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Its not terribly expensive to have the valves and seats reground to correct it if its not right. A set of after market heads adds another $2000 to the cost , and you can get around $1000 for your ls7 heads , so its really only $1000 or.

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Ls7 is the largest displacement engine in the ls family. A set of after market heads adds another $2000 to the cost , and you can get around $1000 for your ls7 heads , so its really only $1000 or.

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One theory has to do with the ls7’s valve stem area and it’s ineffectiveness in dispersing heat. While i had heard some things about the ls7 having valve issues, i didnt really understand the whole scope of the issue until after i purchased the car.

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• through inspection of returned heads, it was determined that a machining error in the valve guide had occurred at our head supplier. The valve guide problem pertains to the ls7 engine, which was installed on c6 corvette z06 models from 2006 to 2013.

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If playback doesnt begin shortly, try restarting your device. Guys that went to stainless solid valves, but did not change the valve guides because their cars had low miles, are beginning to see failures of the solid valves.

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A chevy corvette ls7 engine lawsuit has been filed alleging the 7.0 liter v8 engines have problems with excessive wear of the valve guides. Higher intake runner (ls7) which improves the airflow path while at the same time requiring a longer valve and greater unsupported.

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Oil buildup holds onto the heat, galls, and causes the valve to break. These are prone to breaking and cause severe engine damage, last year alone 5 or 7 came into the shop that way.

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A chevy corvette ls7 engine lawsuit has been filed alleging the 7.0 liter v8 engines have problems with excessive wear of the valve guides. The valve guide problem pertains to the ls7 engine, which was installed on c6 corvette z06 models from 2006 to 2013.

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Do not let anyone talk you into bronze guides, they dont last. We recommend having a professional check every guide with a valve guide bore gauge (which we do) before and after the installation of new bronze valve guides.

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One theory has to do with the ls7’s valve stem area and it’s ineffectiveness in dispersing heat. Gm did issue a service ls7 valve guide issue summary gm issued a statement about the problem in 2012:

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Videos you watch may be added to the tvs watch history. I purchased my first corvette, a 2007 z06 corvette about a month ago.

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Or dont check them and just change them out, you wont regret it! It was available in general motors’ high performance cars between 2006 and 2015.

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The valve guide problem pertains to the ls7 engine, which was installed on c6 corvette z06 models from 2006 to 2013. If playback doesnt begin shortly, try restarting your device.

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One theory has to do with the ls7’s valve stem area and it’s ineffectiveness in dispersing heat. Higher intake runner (ls7) which improves the airflow path while at the same time requiring a longer valve and greater unsupported.

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Excessive valve guide wear has been reported on some of these high performance engines. What some people are narrowing it down to is a supplier issue.

Besides Correcting The Valve Guide Issues, Lets Check Out The Rest Of The Vr/Wcch Stage Ii Ls7 Cylinder Heads.

Iv, 7.0l, aluminum small block engine. It was available in general motors’ high performance cars between 2006 and 2015. One theory has to do with the ls7’s valve stem area and it’s ineffectiveness in dispersing heat.

Do Not Let Anyone Talk You Into Bronze Guides, They Dont Last.

Ls7 valve guide issue summary: Some owners of corvettes equipped with the ls7 7.0l v8 engine may ask your dealership to check their vehicle for valve guide wear because of information that has been distributed on the internet, primarily at corvette enthusiast sites. Its not terribly expensive to have the valves and seats reground to correct it if its not right.

The Problem Is With The Guides.

We recommend having a professional check every guide with a valve guide bore gauge (which we do) before and after the installation of new bronze valve guides. Most of the valve guide issues happened in the early years. All is not sunshine and rainbows with the ls7, though.

A Chevy Corvette Ls7 Engine Lawsuit Has Been Filed Alleging The 7.0 Liter V8 Engines Have Problems With Excessive Wear Of The Valve Guides.

One big problem is prematurely worn valve guides. Guys install cams and either dont set the valve springs up correctly or they over rev the engine both of which toss the valves and send nasty harmonics through the valvetrain. Gm did issue a service ls7 valve guide issue summary gm issued a statement about the problem in 2012:

• Affects A Small, Number Of 08, 09 ’10 And ’11 Z06’S • Gm Discovered The Condition Through Our Cylinder Head Warranty Data Involving A Very Small Percentage Of Our Vehicles.

Higher intake runner (ls7) which improves the airflow path while at the same time requiring a longer valve and greater unsupported. Everything isnt sunshine and rainbows with ls7, though. Oil buildup holds onto the heat, galls, and causes the valve to break.