Go Back  CorvetteForum - Chevrolet Corvette Forum Discussion > C7 Corvette > C7 General Discussion
Reload this Page >

Facebook Fridays: If This Corvette Doesn't Get You Hot, Nothing Will

C7 General Discussion General C7 Corvette Discussion not covered in Tech
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

Facebook Fridays: If This Corvette Doesn't Get You Hot, Nothing Will

Old 08-26-2016, 02:52 PM
Detroit Steel
CorvetteForum Editor
Thread Starter
Member Since: Apr 2014
Posts: 905
Thanked 56 Times in 40 Posts
Default Facebook Fridays: If This Corvette Doesn't Get You Hot, Nothing Will

Hats off to whoever braved the heat to take this week's Facebook Friday photo.

Read the rest on the Corvette Forum homepage. >>
Detroit Steel is offline  
Old 08-26-2016, 03:36 PM
CF Senior Member
Member Since: Feb 2015
Posts: 636
Thanked 58 Times in 44 Posts

That can't be good. Looks like the flames are coming from the engine compartment.
CriticalmassGT is offline  
Old 08-26-2016, 03:45 PM
CF Senior Member
Member Since: May 2015
Posts: 391
Thanked 23 Times in 20 Posts

Originally Posted by CriticalmassGT View Post
That can't be good. Looks like the flames are coming from the engine compartment.
Yea... I am guessing that did not end well.
Nuclearranger is offline  
Old 08-26-2016, 03:47 PM
Z06 1of38
CF Senior Member
Z06 1of38's Avatar
Member Since: Aug 2014
Posts: 1,457
Thanked 569 Times in 306 Posts

Z06 1of38 is offline  
Old 08-26-2016, 04:21 PM
CF Senior Member
SpeedyD's Avatar
Member Since: Sep 2005
Location: Watertown CT
Posts: 2,415
Thanked 55 Times in 33 Posts

Love that front grille!!
SpeedyD is offline  
Old 08-26-2016, 04:35 PM
CF Senior Member
newskatercat's Avatar
Member Since: Dec 2005
Location: Cape Coral Fl
Posts: 1,587
Thanked 84 Times in 53 Posts
St. Jude Donor '06-'07-'08-'09-'10-'11-'12-'13-'14-'15-'16-'17-'18-'19


Great Pic!
newskatercat is offline  
Old 08-26-2016, 04:39 PM
CF Senior Member
dvilin's Avatar
Member Since: Nov 2007
Location: Rochester New York
Posts: 38,862
Thanked 2,972 Times in 2,125 Posts

Cool picture.
dvilin is offline  
Old 08-26-2016, 05:05 PM
CF Senior Member
bearphoto's Avatar
Member Since: Dec 2009
Location: Lake Havasu City Arizona
Posts: 4,034
Thanks: 0
Thanked 188 Times in 142 Posts
SoCal Events Coordinator
St. Jude Donor '12

hard to say anymore whether the pic is real or photoshopped. good pic if real.
bearphoto is offline  
Old 08-26-2016, 09:07 PM
CF Senior Member
Boozman's Avatar
Member Since: Jan 2004
Location: Woodstock Ga
Posts: 5,914
Thanked 58 Times in 54 Posts

Great picture
Boozman is offline  
Old 08-27-2016, 07:28 AM
René K.
CF Senior Member
René K.'s Avatar
Member Since: Aug 2011
Location: Hessen
Posts: 101
Thanked 6 Times in 5 Posts

This is the guy/company from Germany... also coming regularly to our monthly meetings!


Absolutely awesome indeed!

René K. is offline  
Old 08-27-2016, 07:40 AM
CF Senior Member
rcooper's Avatar
Member Since: Oct 2012
Location: Austin Texas
Posts: 4,436
Thanked 481 Times in 366 Posts
St. Jude Donor '15

Talk about heat soak...
rcooper is offline  
Old 08-28-2016, 12:31 PM
CF Senior Member
NinjamanZ51's Avatar
Member Since: Sep 2015
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 824
Thanked 113 Times in 84 Posts
2017 C7 of Year Finalist

I don't see how that's awesome... LoL
NinjamanZ51 is offline  
Old 08-28-2016, 02:00 PM
Vetteman Jack
Support Corvetteforum!
Vetteman Jack's Avatar
Member Since: Mar 2001
Location: Missouri. Currently own 2014 Stingray Coupe.
Posts: 266,349
Thanked 3,817 Times in 3,340 Posts
MO Events Coordinator
St. Jude Co-Organizer
St. Jude Donor '03-'04-'05-'06-'07-'08-'09-'10-'11-'12-'13-'14-'15-'16-'17-'18-'19
NCM Sinkhole Donor
CI 5, 8 & 11 Veteran


That driver really is on the hot seat.
Vetteman Jack is online now  
Old 08-29-2016, 09:31 AM
CF Senior Member
Member Since: May 2012
Location: Cedar Falls Iowa
Posts: 2,783
Thanked 273 Times in 226 Posts

That's either a ruptured oil line or ruptured fuel line. Either way, not good. I'm guessing This pic is right before the driver stops and runs away from the car as the track guys break out their extinguishers. The driver behind this car probably thought it was cool, as he got to advance 1 position with racing for that position.

Last edited by DAFFYDRUNK; 08-29-2016 at 09:33 AM. Reason: because Corvette BBQ.
DAFFYDRUNK is offline  
Old 08-29-2016, 06:00 PM
CF Senior Member
3.0CS's Avatar
Member Since: Jan 2008
Location: Neuss NRW
Posts: 224
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts

First: it´s NOT photoshop, that pic is real!
Here´s another one:

It wasn´t exactly a race, it´s called "tuner GP": once a year most german tuners meet on the Hockenheimring to see who´s car is the fastest. Each has AFAIK 5 laps, best time counts.
TIKT and Geiger are specialists for the Vette. According to TIKT, the VVT broke, resulting in a valves/pistons collision. (Hope I explained that correctly). Luckily, no one got hurt - but the engine is a total loss...
3.0CS is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Facebook Fridays: If This Corvette Doesn't Get You Hot, Nothing Will

Sponsored Ads
Vendor Directory

Contact Us - About Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Your question will be posted in: