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  1. Gearhead Jim
    04-24-2016 09:11 PM
    Gearhead Jim
    Welcome Aboard!

    If you want to get updated maps for the nav system, Google "GM Nav Disc" and you should find the GM website that will sell you the 2016 version. With tax & shipping, a little under $200.
    Or you could look in the C6 Parts For Sale section on CF and perhaps buy a 2012/2013 disc for a lower price, depends on how much you want the very latest maps.
    I would avoid the fleabay disc copies that are frequently for sale, sometimes they work and sometimes not.

    For the best info on how to use your system, "talon90" has a website "The Red Lion" with a tutorial you can load into your laptop and learn in the car. Do it in short periods to avoid brain fade and running down the car battery.

  2. junkboyjude
    04-22-2016 10:00 PM
    Hello sir. Jude Crawford. Purchased my first corvette about 5 months ago. c6 2006 base 3LT options package. 30,000 miles Nav system everything. One owner. I think it was you that posted about an update for the nav system ? I have all documentation from the origanal owner for the nav system. Both discs. This guy was meticulous. Any help on where I could purchase an update to the maps or what not would be most appreciated. Thanks in advance for your time sir.
    Jude A Crawford
  3. Boomer111
    10-28-2015 09:24 AM
    2 3/16 in. 2 5/16 in. Rake left side 5/8 Rake right side 1/2

    2 13/16 in. 2 13/16 in.

    Fender to tire all look to be uniform.

    Rake is within 3/8-3/4 inch, which is what LG recommends at the jacking pucks location.

    I am tempted to try and get it closer but I know the cross adjustment will change. The right front is 1/8 in high. If it was the drivers side it would be better.

    Good to go? Or play with it some more?

    Jim I posted this in the tech section but I wanted to be sure to get your opinion....


  4. johnodrake
    08-24-2012 02:39 PM
    Chuck flew out of O'Hare a lot when he was dating a FA who lived there. Most of his trips though originated from IAD
  5. johnodrake
    08-24-2012 02:28 PM
    I flew TS2A/US2B as an IP and P3C Operationally

    Did you know a CB "Chuck" Coltrin? Chuck was also a Marine fighter and attack pilot F-8 and A-4. Chuck retired from UAL in '02 or '03.
  6. johnodrake
    08-24-2012 12:03 AM
    We are in it for sure!! My buddy is a retired United 777 Driver.
  7. glennhl
    05-09-2010 05:31 PM
    You had an excellent career. United will survive, but they will never be that wonderful Airline that did everything. They flew all the routes and they did a great job of maintaining their own aircraft. There was nothing they could not do from a maintenance standpoint.

  8. glennhl
    05-09-2010 01:06 AM
    My Dad had a golf buddy that flew for TWA, his name was Jim Miller. Jim told me that he thought turbine engines revolutionized aviation and I have to agree with him. He said in 30 years of flying 707's, 727's, and 747's, he only shut down one turbine engine and that was because of a faulty oil pressure gage. However, he said the last flight he did in a Super Connie he shut down two engines!

    It's hard to see the Airlines struggle, I've done business with United for years (I work for Honeywell, was AlliedSignal, was Garret, was AiResearch) and I've always had a lot of respect for United.


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  • About Gearhead Jim
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    Chicago area
    Retired airline pilot, retired police chief
    Year & Model
    2017 Z51 Coupe, A8, 2LT + Nav & MSRC
    Long Beach Red
    Country of Residence
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    2017 Z51 Coupe; Long Beach Red, A8, 2LT + Nav & MSRC, transparent top.

    Previous: 2009 Coupe (102k miles), 2006 Coupe (44k miles), 2001 Coupe (66k miles), 1967 Roadster w/ hardtop (20k miles),
    1987 Caramo IROC-Z and 1998 Camaro Z28

    "I can only be young once, but I can be immature forever"


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