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Old 02-17-2018, 03:19 PM
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Wonder if the lg spindles will fit the 2019 ZR1?
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Canít tell from photos but is the wing, aero and louvers painted carbon flash or is it exposed carbon fiber ?
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Exposed Carbon fiber everywhere

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Looks pretty good in white.
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The "wheel gap" is a design flaw with the C7.
For some reason, it seems only the Europeans get this right.
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Originally Posted by sunsalem View Post
The "wheel gap" is a design flaw with the C7.
For some reason, it seems only the Europeans get this right.
The C8 mules have it too. At first I thought they had some off road mode for the car.
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Looks pretty good in white.
Yes...and also in Ceramic Matrix Gray (which is what the Dallas Auto Show ZR1 is).












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Looks pretty good in white.
It's not white, it's that ugly light gray. White would be much better.
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She looks good in ceramic gray.
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ZR1 runs a record lap for a production car at VIR, and we’re handwringing over “wheel gap”?
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The wheel gap is due to the design of the suspension, and mostly being the leaf Spring. I remember reading somewhere that the flex needed for the leaf Spring is greater then a coilover setup which almost every other car has. If you ever notice the corvette only suffers this, the camaro, and CTís-v donít. In fact the camaro almost comes perfect just about everyone Iv seen. I always pay attention to the cars wheel gaps and it amazes me how Porsche gets there tire to tuck, there really isnít anymore room inside the fender then we have on our cars yet I couldnít fit a finger between the fender and tire, but then Again I love my Z06 and bought LG spindles and problem solved

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And here I thought it was to accommodate all the fat *** owners.
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I agree, that wheel gap looks bad.
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Somebody say wheel gap
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Somebody say wheel gap
my old car.
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The z07 suspension should have come this way for on the factory

I am always in awe of my buddies GT3 stance from the factory

That c7ZR1 would be complete imho with the LG drop spindles

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The wheel gap is due to the design of the suspension, and mostly being the leaf Spring. I remember reading somewhere that the flex needed for the leaf Spring is greater then a coilover setup which almost every other car has. If you ever notice the corvette only suffers this, the camaro, and CTís-v donít. In fact the camaro almost comes perfect just about everyone Iv seen. I always pay attention to the cars wheel gaps and it amazes me how Porsche gets there tire to tuck, there really isnít anymore room inside the fender then we have on our cars yet I couldnít fit a finger between the fender and tire, but then Again I love my Z06 and bought LG spindles and problem solved

yes, drop spindles are by far the most effective way
just installed them last week.
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ZR1 runs a record lap for a production car at VIR, and weíre handwringing over ďwheel gapĒ?
i will be buying a c7 ZR1 so it is just an observation
The wheel gap can be fixed with drop spindles
obviouly the car is is a world beater.
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Looks great but it comes at a price.
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The wheel gap is preferred by GM for shipping purposes. Also the reason they leave the skirts and splitters off for shipping. Lowering on stock bolts is easy.
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