: Hello Everyone New CTS V owner here.....I have some ????? PLZ..



BlackMamba408
02-07-13, 04:00 AM
Hello everyone i just bought my baby a 2006 cts v, i've been in love with this car since i drove my friends 2005 V a few years ago, i promised my self i will buy me one some day, well that day came 3 weeks ago.....yeayy im stocked any how I do have a
few question for you guys, maybe you guys can help me... first of all my car is pretty much all stock just custom paint, done it last week smoked spray all the lights around just slightly, also chrome black the original rims, i think it looks great i will try to post some pictures..anyways back to my questions......
any recommendations on brake rotors? with holes or no holes??
also ceramic brake pads???
i need new tires??? wanna go wider on the rear??
will 20" rims fit all around?
borla exhaust doesnt sound too good? was told maybe out of cylinder??? what???
need one catallyc converter??

and thats most important stuff.
what suggestions you guys can give me to do to my new baby, since i dont know what kinda of maintenance the other previous owner did, i wanna it to be fast how about Dyno tuning? any ideas?? anyways thank u guys happy to be a part to the forum and happy to be an owner of a cts v. thanks Louis.

PISNUOFF
02-07-13, 07:45 AM
1. No holes in your rotors.
2. Hawk HP+ brake pads for the street.
3. 275/40 is generally the widest tires for the rear on stock rims.
4. I'm pretty sure 20's will fit all around.

EnV
02-08-13, 01:25 PM
Wut?

OneFast V
02-08-13, 01:49 PM
I think they stopped Dino tuning at 65 million years ago:D. However Dyno tuning is a great option given you have some modifications to make the cost worthwhile. I would suggest a full header back exhuast before a tune.

If you are unsure of how the previous owner cared for it then i recommend flushing and replacing all the fluids (motor oil/ filter, transmission, diff fluid, coolant, brake fluid, clutch fluid, PS fluid)

Skidmarcx
02-08-13, 11:22 PM
What the......?

BlackMamba408
02-09-13, 03:20 AM
Thank PINSUOFF<

Lol my bad FASTV, thanks for the suggestion guys....
its kinda mess up my thread gets almost 300 views and only 2 members answered my questions, yeah maybe my grammer is not perfect but still, i
was expecting a little more camaraderie here thats why I joined, looks like a lot of snubs up in here, but ohh well thanks anyways guys.. this is my V by the way...103618103619103620103621

253ctsv
02-09-13, 08:16 AM
Thank PINSUOFF<

Lol my bad FASTV, thanks for the suggestion guys....
its kinda mess up my thread gets almost 300 views and only 2 members answered my questions, yeah maybe my grammer is not perfect but still, i
was expecting a little more camaraderie here thats why I joined, looks like a lot of snubs up in here, but ohh well thanks anyways guys.. this is my V by the way...<img src="http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=103618"/><img src="http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=103619"/><img src="http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=103620"/><img src="http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=103621"/>

Maybe not everyone fancies themselves experts on the mater. This is probably the third "new v owner" post this week. So many people that look may be just like you and me (had mine almost 9 months and haven't really done much yet). Also the people who do know a lot get tired of answering the same questions over and over and would like you to search for the answers your self more ( I know this from experience). But certainly insulting the community as a whole isn't going to get you far.

P.S. nice v

JDB
02-09-13, 08:37 AM
Thank PINSUOFF<

Lol my bad FASTV, thanks for the suggestion guys....
its kinda mess up my thread gets almost 300 views and only 2 members answered my questions, yeah maybe my grammer is not perfect but still, i
was expecting a little more camaraderie here thats why I joined, looks like a lot of snubs up in here, but ohh well thanks anyways guys.. this is my V by the way...103618103619103620103621

Your questions were answered. What else do you want? The same answers again?

Ok.

1. No holes in your rotors. 2. Hawk HP+ brake pads for the street. 3. 275/40 is generally the widest tires for the rear on stock rims. 4. I'm pretty sure 20's will fit all around.

Dyno tune after at least headers back.

If you don't know the maintenance history, then replace all fluids and filters (as one should with any used car.)

Happy now?

rand49er
02-09-13, 09:28 AM
BlackMamba is excited with his new car and can't understand why we're all not quite as excited as he is. As stated, we're seeing this same thread with it's inherent enthusiasm more frequently lately, and we're all busy with other stuff, and it's hard to respond with patience to everyone every time. The truth is, we ARE excited ... we ARE enthused ... but we are human. Hang in there, BlackMamba. :wisdom:

It's all good.

JDB
02-09-13, 10:41 AM
And at least TRY to search... you can't expect everyone to help you if you cant even help yourself. You asked about a half a dozen questions... take each topic and search it, see what you find... still have questions, then post.

PISNUOFF
02-09-13, 11:07 AM
Nearly everyone has an issue with this forum when they first join. I know I did. Think of it from our perspective, we've answered those same questions about 2.7 bazillion times. Generally we like more specific questions and it REALLY helps to say "I did a search and couldn't find exactly what I was looking for." This forum has a bunch of members who know the V inside and out, more than you would ever want to know. Ask the right question and the thread will blow up with responses.

Btw - Welcome to the forum. We do share your enthusiasm for the V.

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Thank PINSUOFF<

Lol my bad FASTV, thanks for the suggestion guys....
its kinda mess up my thread gets almost 300 views and only 2 members answered my questions....]

That's about average, 150 views per response on an average thread. With that same logic I should be angry as hell. 50,500 views on my shifter thread and I've only sold 150ish. Lol

253ctsv
02-09-13, 11:16 AM
Nearly everyone has an issue with this forum when they first join. I know I did. Think of it from our perspective, we've answered those same questions about 2.7 bazillion times. Generally we like more specific questions and it REALLY helps to say "I did a search and couldn't find exactly what I was looking for." This forum has a bunch of members who know the V inside and out, more than you would ever want to know. Ask the right question and the thread will blow up with responses.

Btw - Welcome to the forum. We do share your enthusiasm for the V.

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That's about average, 150 views per response on an average thread. With that same logic I should be angry as hell. 50,500 views on my shifter thread and I've only sold 150ish. Lol

I've viewed your shifter thread 150ish times and will be ordering one shortly lol. Heads up

rand49er
02-09-13, 12:20 PM
I've viewed your shifter thread 150ish times and will be ordering one shortly lol. Heads up:rofl:

alradco
02-09-13, 02:32 PM
Nice V. For dyno tuning you can check out Newtech in Hayward. He's tuned thousands of Lsx cars and also does installs, etc if you need the help.
Also there's another thread about 20" wheels that I just posted some pictures in. Congrats on the V.

Peter

Faber
02-09-13, 09:29 PM
Welcome & congrats! Like they've said, searching will produce more info than you could ever imagine and a rediculous amount of opinions. Learning how to search through google search is the best option. It does sort of suck as the comraderie/shooting the breeze about it is quelled a little given all answers are out there already, but that seems to be the forums bend at this point.

05txctsv
02-09-13, 09:47 PM
Just got my v a month ago and cant stop reading about them. I think im wearing out the google button. j/k
Good luck on the v and enjoy it.

carlson_mn
02-09-13, 10:10 PM
Welcome. I noticed your mirrors are flat black what's the story on that?

BlackMamba408
02-22-13, 03:25 AM
the mirrors part of the rear trunk i did flat black, just wanted something different i guess i like the way it looks, is completely different..

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thank you guys, you guys are completely right and I appreciate all the comments....

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i feel u on that, im just excited as hell...

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yes happy JDB..... thanks u so much
one more question for you though ...is JDB for JustDoucheBag????lol...sucka.

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thanks peter im from san jo too..so ill hit up hayward fo sure.

JDB
02-23-13, 06:20 PM
[/COLOR]yes happy JDB..... thanks u so much
one more question for you though ...is JDB for JustDoucheBag????lol...sucka.[COLOR="Silver"]

So, let me get this straight... you post a bunch of gibberish that no one understands, yet some are able to answer your FAQs, and less than 24 hours, you flip out because people won't respond different answers that you cant even take the time to search FAQs... and I'm the DB??

:dflip: