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Old 04-05-2015, 06:28 PM
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Did my 500 mile oil change yesterday and finally installed the Stage 1 Z06 air dam. Today installed my Elite catch can. I also greased the pins on the roof and applied silicon to all the seals. Top creaks seem to be gone for now.

I finished off today by doing the Glenn E treatment to the wheels and then gave it a good wash and dry. I'll detail it more during this week. It's been 400 miles and about 4 months since it was washed. It was filthy.
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Old 04-05-2015, 06:33 PM
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Originally Posted by mojovious View Post
Was a little fearful about removing the bumper to do the Z06 grille but tackled it without a hitch thanks to all the great information here! Love the new look. Also did the Z06 base splitter and while at it I lowered the front and rear - probably 75% max (didn't go all the way) because those air damns in the front are 2.x inches from the ground. Should I just remove them like many others do or do they serve a legit function?
Unless you track your car, they are worthless. I have also read of people running over things and when those get taken out, they can rip the inner fender liner.

I don't track my car so I removed those when I put the Z06 air dam on.
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Unless you track your car, they are worthless. I have also read of people running over things and when those get taken out, they can rip the inner fender liner.

I don't track my car so I removed those when I put the Z06 air dam on.
On what fact do you base your statement "unless you track your car, they are worthless"? Has GM engineering stated such?
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Old 04-05-2015, 06:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Blue Demon View Post
On what fact do you base your statement "unless you track your car, they are worthless"? Has GM engineering stated such?

Basic physics...
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Originally Posted by Mike02Z View Post
Basic physics...
Can't help not tossing the BS flag on that comment.
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Old 04-05-2015, 07:00 PM
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Can't help not tossing the BS flag on that comment.
Call BS all you want. Do your homework and you will see.

Start here and then continue to research...

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...post1589333465
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I don't need to do any homework but thanks for the offer. You may listen to the forum "experts" but I wil stick with the C7 Z51 Corvette design engineers and How they built it.

In keeping with the thread topic today I made four jacking puck blocks to use if i ever need to use my floor jack.
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Old 04-05-2015, 07:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Blue Demon View Post
I don't need to do any homework but thanks for the offer. You may listen to the forum "experts" but I wil stick with the C7 Z51 Corvette design engineers and How they built it.

In keeping with the thread topic today I made four jacking puck blocks to use if i ever need to use my floor jack.

Ask an engineer if they have any effect at street legal speeds. I remove mine simply because I don't track my car and don't drive over 100 mph and they are more likely to get ripped off by some road alligator and take my inner fender liner with them. Pass.

Have a happy Easter.
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Installed z06 stage 1 front splitter, And the GM, little bit wider than stock mud flaps and took about a 50 mile cruise.
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Originally Posted by Mike02Z View Post
Unless you track your car, they are worthless. I have also read of people running over things and when those get taken out, they can rip the inner fender liner.

I don't track my car so I removed those when I put the Z06 air dam on.
thanks!
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Old 04-05-2015, 08:18 PM
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Put almost 100 miles on it today! TOTALLY worth it!



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Old 04-05-2015, 09:02 PM
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A very productive project weekend! Installed ACS Zero 7 side skirts, Z06 grille with a curb alert sensor and got that all dialed in, installed the new Z06 OEM splitter that I painted carbon flash metallic...all good stuff! Last but not least I installed yellow RimBlades Scuffs! I think that's it!
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I ordered my custom D-Shaped steering wheel from APSIS
I don't even have my car yet. It's on the assemble line.
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I reached a mile stone and haven't stopped smiling since.


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Time to have some FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Installed the front splitter, hit cars and coffee, had lunch at the local McClaren dealership then took a detour to the beach on the way home.
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Originally Posted by Motohead279 View Post
Installed the front splitter, hit cars and coffee, had lunch at the local McClaren dealership then took a detour to the beach on the way home.
Sweet, love the skirts and wheels on that car too.
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Sweet, love the skirts and wheels on that car too.
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I installed the Z7R Stage II skirts painted Carbon Flash from RPI. They look great and compliment the GM Z06 Stage I splitter that I put on a few weeks ago. Pretty soon I will actually get to drive my new C7.





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