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05-20-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By Supercharged111

I'll echo what's been said already, mine does it...

I'll echo what's been said already, mine does it every once in a blue moon when meandering out of my neighborhood. It's always a one and done scenario.
Forum: C5 General
05-08-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By Supercharged111

I commanded my fans on in the 195-200 range, I...

I commanded my fans on in the 195-200 range, I forget exactly. I also ditched the factory shrouded fans for a single non shrouded Spal and the car runs 187-190 on the highway now with the factory...
02-15-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,981
Posted By Supercharged111

Cory, Clutches should NOT be consumable. If...

Cory,

Clutches should NOT be consumable. If so, you've either chosen the wrong one or are grape aping the car. If the engine, trans, diff, and brake heat can all be managed for a full race session...
Forum: C5 Tech
01-26-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By Supercharged111

Yeah, to go with the stiffer spring you also need.

Yeah, to go with the stiffer spring you also need.
01-20-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 44,535
Posted By Supercharged111

You take it down the last time cuz you couldn't...

You take it down the last time cuz you couldn't take the heat? :lol:
01-03-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By Supercharged111

I do SRF annually on my CMC car but it could go...

I do SRF annually on my CMC car but it could go farther. Comes out clear and clean every April. I'm only 260whp and 3250# post race, good to see heavier faster cars go a full season too.
12-12-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By Supercharged111

Nope, will be doing a face swap (fenders and...

Nope, will be doing a face swap (fenders and bumper covers are consumables), updating brake ducting, targeting ways to reduce pad knockback, scheduling a dyno, and strapping the freshly rebuilt twin...
Forum: C5 General
11-08-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 12,134
Posted By Supercharged111

A few years ago I took the Z to a friend's house...

A few years ago I took the Z to a friend's house and we went out drinking. The wife picked me up later and it ended up snowing that night. It didn't melt the next day like it usually does so we...
10-20-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,192
Posted By Supercharged111

Sounds good on paper and that front wheel looks...

Sounds good on paper and that front wheel looks like it has much better geometry than factory. Hopefully this thing hauls some ass when it's all said and done.
09-23-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By Supercharged111

Step 1: open beer and begin to consume. Repeat as...

Step 1: open beer and begin to consume. Repeat as necessary.

Step 2: remove bolt.

Step 3: clean bolt with wire wheel.

Step 4: reinstall bolt.
Forum: C5 Tech
09-12-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By Supercharged111

Ranger method is pretty worthless. I ended up...

Ranger method is pretty worthless. I ended up installing a remote bleeder after doing it the hard way a couple of times. You have to drop the h pipe and tunnel pan to access the stock bleeder. Do...
Forum: C5 Tech
09-09-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Supercharged111

It's not a good grind IMO. I'd much rather have...

It's not a good grind IMO. I'd much rather have more duration, more overlap, and ICL advanced far beyond stock to make some torque.
08-29-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By Supercharged111

Am I the only one that thinks that ranks among...

Am I the only one that thinks that ranks among the laziest crashes ever?
Forum: C5 Tech
05-28-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,325
Posted By Supercharged111

Good way to lose in a straight line. Do the PUC...

Good way to lose in a straight line. Do the PUC method above.
03-31-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,892
Posted By Supercharged111

I'm surprised I'm the first to suggest this as...

I'm surprised I'm the first to suggest this as it's how I'd handle the situation: stay in the gas. Maybe not as much as you'd given it, but just drop a wheel or 2, shoot a roost, ride it out and keep...
02-17-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,065
Posted By Supercharged111

Sorry, SRF. The Motul was not as durable. 2...

Sorry, SRF. The Motul was not as durable. 2 weekends and the pedal felt fine, but fluid would come out dark.
01-17-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,405
Posted By Supercharged111

A friend bought an R and let me drive. Naturally...

A friend bought an R and let me drive. Naturally it's 14 years newer than my Z, so I expected it to be good and it was. It isn't particularly fast, but not gutless by any means. That exhaust is...
12-04-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By Supercharged111

I have 295s on all 4 corners with JOC shocks and...

I have 295s on all 4 corners with JOC shocks and sways. Car seems to have retained its balance, I find it easy to drive.
Forum: C5 Tech
08-20-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,856
Posted By Supercharged111

Ideal coolant temps are easily inferred from the...

Ideal coolant temps are easily inferred from the factory stat and fan temps. But ideal for what? Emissions and wear/tear. 230 is not an ideal temp for performance.
Forum: C5 Tech
08-20-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,856
Posted By Supercharged111

I think you're OK with the cooler now, but there...

I think you're OK with the cooler now, but there is no reserve for when you decide to beat on the car or you get stuck in conditions that tax its cooling more.
Forum: C5 Tech
08-16-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,856
Posted By Supercharged111

My coolant temps were in the mid 190s stock. Now...

My coolant temps were in the mid 190s stock. Now with an unshrouded Spal fan they are 187-190 on the highway. I suppose if OP is hitting stop and go that would deive the temps up. I'm commanding my...
Forum: C5 Tech
08-16-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,856
Posted By Supercharged111

I still don't understand why it runs hotter than...

I still don't understand why it runs hotter than my truck. IMO you shouldn't be over 150.
Forum: C5 General
07-30-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Supercharged111

I have an old Hurricane on my car. The filter in...

I have an old Hurricane on my car. The filter in it stays surprisingly clean. I never knew this one existed. Ram air intakes FTW.
Forum: C5 General
07-30-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,046
Posted By Supercharged111

Mine were the same way, only stunk when you gave...

Mine were the same way, only stunk when you gave the car a little lovin. Totally normal. You have to realize that, near WOT, the car starts dumping extra fuel as it enters performance enhancement...
Forum: C5 Tech
07-21-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,856
Posted By Supercharged111

That's an indication that a problem is being...

That's an indication that a problem is being covered up by the cooler.

Also, a hot trans causes more aggressive lockup, not a lack thereof.
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