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Old 07-07-2013, 02:23 AM   #1
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Default -65 Vette runs 193,4MPH on standing mile!

Friend of mine did he's first +300km/h (186mph) pass on standing mile yesterday! The fastest standing mile C2 corvette in Finland, and until proven otherwise, The fastest standing mile C2 corvette in The world! I'm speechless, it's naturally aspirated, Gen-1 based small block with huuuuge amount of R&D in it.

Here's a picture of it, the car is full trim & full interior street driven car, it drove to airstrip and back AC blasting.

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Videos coming later
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Old 07-07-2013, 03:23 AM   #2
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Wow, that is really fast for one of these body's. I see the small spoiler on the front but I have heard these cars had huge front end lift above 145 MPH unless they were modified.
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Old 07-07-2013, 04:17 PM   #3
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WOW .. Front spoiler aside, the car looks a like a normal DD. Let's see........AC on...186mph. .. . Very impressive, indeed!.
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Old 07-07-2013, 05:08 PM   #4
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freak an A skippy !!! I am in love.... where is the video ???
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Old 07-07-2013, 05:13 PM   #5
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Old 07-07-2013, 05:56 PM   #6
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It looks as though he tied the wiper arms together. Good thinking.
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Old 07-07-2013, 11:21 PM   #7
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How about some under hood photos and engine/drive train information. I would like to participate in these events if my C2 ever gets out of the shop, lol.
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Old 07-08-2013, 09:55 AM   #8
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engine ??????
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Old 07-08-2013, 10:13 AM   #9
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Old 07-08-2013, 10:21 AM   #10
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OK. I did some searching on YOUTUBE and came across this car back in 2012 at a Finland drag strip. Not sure what the commentary is saying but the video of this car appears a couple of times. She's STOUT! for sure. Try the 52 second mark and the 4 minute mark.

Here ya' go: https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...ri2-CwI#t=245s

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Old 07-08-2013, 10:49 AM   #11
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I guess that front spoiler kept it from taking off like an airplane?

Wow!

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Why? That's my very good friend who's car is been discussed here. Absolutely the greatest Corvette I've ever encountered... I've seen loads of cars, with more money in to them, newer parts, late model suspension etc etc. But the fact is that the owner bought that 65 as a barely drivable basket case, restored it to finest standards in 2 years and ever since it's been just getting better and better. He's done all the work by himself and just keeps coming up with new ways to improve the car. Latest for this summer was the Aero package, which is really trick and will only be visible underneath the car, so the small front spoiler and the 17" wheels are the only give aways that this car is not your ordinary NCRS 65 coupe, even though it might fool people to think so with it's pristine stock appearing interior, no Autometer gauges, no racing seats... Just very cleverly thought out stuff that will make the car go faster, handle better, ride better and be very reliable doing it.

Here's a car that will get the biggest trophies in any car show it enters, yes the attention to details is that good. The owner is very meticulous about the appearance and performance. This car gets driven a lot, no trailer queen BS, it gets driven hard and still it gets the owner to every cruise night, drag strip, mile event, car show and best of all our annual European road trips, we are talking about 4000mile trips thought Europe, racing at the Nurburgring during the day and then cruising through the vineyards in the evening for a nice meal...

So, standing mile 194mph
1/4mile 11.00
Very very good lap times on local road courses, can keep up with the late model Vettes without braking a sweat.
Has won all the major car shows in Europe
Toured in almost every European Country
Almost 20K miles every summer (only 4 months without snow here)

I really like the fact that the owner really uses the car, pushes it to its limits and enjoys it a lot and then has time to tinker with it to make it even better every year.

I'll post some pics and vids about the car later on.

Oh and it sounds awesome with the new firing order and EFI...

Here's a quick teaser:

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Old 07-08-2013, 11:16 AM   #13
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Oh and it sounds awesome with the new firing order and EFI...
180* crank?
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Old 07-08-2013, 11:17 AM   #14
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I really like the fact that the owner really uses the car, pushes it to its limits and enjoys it a lot and then has time to tinker with it to make it even better every year.
Amen to that!

Yet you hear some say if the original brake line dust molecules are altered the car is worthless and ruined.
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Old 07-08-2013, 11:42 AM   #15
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180* crank?
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4-7 swap.

I'm still not buying the speed.
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Old 07-08-2013, 11:53 AM   #16
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About the specs, because of the huge amount of r&d in the engine, i'm not going to tell more, we have to wait and see if man himself joins and tells more specificly.

Here is a video from the new engine and the sweet idle note Groovyjay was talking about.


I think someone has video from that 193mph run, but we have to wait for that
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I'm still not buying the speed.
http://www.speedconcept.fi/images/ti...3_tulokset.pdf
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Old 07-08-2013, 12:17 PM   #18
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Why? That's my very good friend who's car is been discussed here. Absolutely the greatest Corvette I've ever encountered... I've seen loads of cars, with more money in to them, newer parts, late model suspension etc etc. But the fact is that the owner bought that 65 as a barely drivable basket case, restored it to finest standards in 2 years and ever since it's been just getting better and better. He's done all the work by himself and just keeps coming up with new ways to improve the car. Latest for this summer was the Aero package, which is really trick and will only be visible underneath the car, so the small front spoiler and the 17" wheels are the only give aways that this car is not your ordinary NCRS 65 coupe, even though it might fool people to think so with it's pristine stock appearing interior, no Autometer gauges, no racing seats... Just very cleverly thought out stuff that will make the car go faster, handle better, ride better and be very reliable doing it.

Here's a car that will get the biggest trophies in any car show it enters, yes the attention to details is that good. The owner is very meticulous about the appearance and performance. This car gets driven a lot, no trailer queen BS, it gets driven hard and still it gets the owner to every cruise night, drag strip, mile event, car show and best of all our annual European road trips, we are talking about 4000mile trips thought Europe, racing at the Nurburgring during the day and then cruising through the vineyards in the evening for a nice meal...

So, standing mile 194mph
1/4mile 11.00
Very very good lap times on local road courses, can keep up with the late model Vettes without braking a sweat.
Has won all the major car shows in Europe
Toured in almost every European Country
Almost 20K miles every summer (only 4 months without snow here)

I really like the fact that the owner really uses the car, pushes it to its limits and enjoys it a lot and then has time to tinker with it to make it even better every year.

I'll post some pics and vids about the car later on.

Oh and it sounds awesome with the new firing order and EFI...

Here's a quick teaser:

Click the image to open in full size.
Congratulations! Your friend has an incredible car. I have driven a 66 427 coupe to 180mph, but that was on (Firestone T170) race tires, so my first concern would be what kind of tires did he use to go almost 200mph? Yes, the C2 body does get light and attempt to fly at speeds over 150mph, but I noticed that on the drag strip runs the front end stayed down (the profile stayed nose low) so your friend has obviously done his aero homework. Please let us know some more details on the powertrain, and especially the suspension and aero package on this car.
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Old 07-08-2013, 12:19 PM   #19
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Unless the aero on this car is significantly different from the pics and vids you are showing there is no way we get to your claimed speeds.

The car flies long before that.

The engine sounds nice though.
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Does he have a cage in that monster ???
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