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2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V Performance Mods Discussion, uh oh, loud ticking from the right side of my engine in Cadillac CTS-V Series Forum - 2004 - 2007; Headers and revshift motor mounts are on. (The motor mounts were a snap with the headers removed ) The only ...
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    Re: uh oh, loud ticking from the right side of my engine

    Headers and revshift motor mounts are on. (The motor mounts were a snap with the headers removed ) The only issue I have is that the cats are knocking on hard accelleration - I just have to tweak the install, I think. I can't give an opinion on the performance improvements yet since I'm laying off due to the knock. The motor mounts seem like they should have been from the start - a non-issue.

    It's not directly related, and they're bad pics, but here's the brake cooling experiment. I need to get those brake temp labels and compare which is better.

    Front Left, altered Z06 duct from ebay and 3" hose




    Front right, 3" to 2" silicone elbow (45 degree) then 2" hose


    05 CTS-V (390hp/383tq) forged pistons & H Beam rods, balanced crank, TFS 220s, YT 1.7 rockers, Comp Cam 229/239 .627"/.621" 111.5+3, Super Damper, 63lb injectors, Fast 92, 90mm TB, LS7 clutch, RAM flywheel, Alradco, Kooks, Magnaflow, Volant CAI, MSD starter, CS Red MMs, roll bar, RaceTech seats, 6pt harnesses, remote oil & PS coolers, KWv3s, v2 brakes, Carbotech XR1s, 2pc rotors, Hotchkis sways, Revshift red bushings, BMR toe rods, trailing arms & anti-hop kit, Powergrid endlinks

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    Re: uh oh, loud ticking from the right side of my engine

    salvatoregranger, see the post before yours
    05 CTS-V (390hp/383tq) forged pistons & H Beam rods, balanced crank, TFS 220s, YT 1.7 rockers, Comp Cam 229/239 .627"/.621" 111.5+3, Super Damper, 63lb injectors, Fast 92, 90mm TB, LS7 clutch, RAM flywheel, Alradco, Kooks, Magnaflow, Volant CAI, MSD starter, CS Red MMs, roll bar, RaceTech seats, 6pt harnesses, remote oil & PS coolers, KWv3s, v2 brakes, Carbotech XR1s, 2pc rotors, Hotchkis sways, Revshift red bushings, BMR toe rods, trailing arms & anti-hop kit, Powergrid endlinks

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    Re: uh oh, loud ticking from the right side of my engine

    Thanks JC. Any ideas on where to get the black molded plastic shaped tubes.
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    Re: uh oh, loud ticking from the right side of my engine

    The Z06 ducts are on eBay for like $20 each. Those are the black plastic ducts...

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/2005-2012-C6...0d2d48&vxp=mtr

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/2005-2012-C6...0d2d46&vxp=mtr
    05 CTS-V (390hp/383tq) forged pistons & H Beam rods, balanced crank, TFS 220s, YT 1.7 rockers, Comp Cam 229/239 .627"/.621" 111.5+3, Super Damper, 63lb injectors, Fast 92, 90mm TB, LS7 clutch, RAM flywheel, Alradco, Kooks, Magnaflow, Volant CAI, MSD starter, CS Red MMs, roll bar, RaceTech seats, 6pt harnesses, remote oil & PS coolers, KWv3s, v2 brakes, Carbotech XR1s, 2pc rotors, Hotchkis sways, Revshift red bushings, BMR toe rods, trailing arms & anti-hop kit, Powergrid endlinks

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