CorvetteForum - Chevrolet Corvette Forum Discussion - Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: smitty2919
Showing results 1 to 25 of 37
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Forum: C5 General
06-24-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By smitty2919

$500 kit that needed that much work? PASS ...

$500 kit that needed that much work? PASS


Better off with the 4eyeC5 kit
Forum: C5 General
06-14-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,484
Posted By smitty2919

Nothing crazy. BTR LS1 Stage 2, new springs and...

Nothing crazy. BTR LS1 Stage 2, new springs and ATI 10% UD pulley was best fit for my application that my tuner and I agreed on.

Requirements:
Very good street manners as this car will be driven...
Forum: C5 General
06-11-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,484
Posted By smitty2919

Update...car now has 1 7/8" LT's, no cats, x pipe...

Update...car now has 1 7/8" LT's, no cats, x pipe and stock Ti catback.

HOLY CRAP is it quiet :eek: Inside the car with a rear divider (03 Z06) it is amazing how well the stock catback works to...
06-07-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By smitty2919

I think the Konis can be used in a wider range of...

I think the Konis can be used in a wider range of setups than the DRM's. The adjust ability allows for changes for varying course designs, concrete vs asphalt and different car setups. They may be...
06-06-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By smitty2919

I think you need to decide whether or not you...

I think you need to decide whether or not you want/need adjust-ability. Then go from there.
06-05-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By smitty2919

DRM may be more popular for the road course guys...

DRM may be more popular for the road course guys since they may run the same course over and over. Local autocross always has different courses so the ability to "tighten" or "loosen" each end of the...
Forum: C5 General
06-05-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By smitty2919

I went on the youtubes and found some...

I went on the youtubes and found some videos...seems like you're right. The dissolver seems like the best bet. The bumper at the very bottom is peeling and the "vents" have very thin dip and looks...
Forum: C5 Tech
06-04-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By smitty2919

Go to an x pipe if not just for the better sound....

Go to an x pipe if not just for the better sound. I hated the stock H pipe motor boat/flutter sound...

My car
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssGBVVTbqIo
...
Forum: C5 General
06-04-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By smitty2919

I run TPS 1 7/8" LT's with MSD wires and DEI...

I run TPS 1 7/8" LT's with MSD wires and DEI sleeves. MSD set allows you to slightly bend the boot away from the primary.
Forum: C5 General
06-04-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By smitty2919

It's a shame you went shorties thinking they...

It's a shame you went shorties thinking they install easier. A decent set of LT's install just as easy and you get more for your money...but it is what it is at this point.

DEI also offers nice...
Forum: C5 General
06-03-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By smitty2919

Airbag vs no airbag debate....:banghead: OP...

Airbag vs no airbag debate....:banghead:

OP I believe clock spring comes out and resistor goes in to keep the dash light off and trick the car thinking the airbag is still there.

Up to you to...
Forum: C5 Tech
05-13-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 16,201
Posted By smitty2919

Muffler is a Magnaflow 11379. It is a 4x9 and...

Muffler is a Magnaflow 11379. It is a 4x9 and 11"lg body muffler but I had to "massage" the sides to make it narrower to fit in the tunnel. With the end caps+welds it measured out to be 9 1/8". I...
Forum: C5 General
05-10-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,416
Posted By smitty2919

So, now is a good time to update this...I started...

So, now is a good time to update this...I started this before I went on vacation this past weekend. I expected to have all of this done BEFORE I left. But....

Headers were in, rest of the exhaust...
Forum: C5 General
04-30-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,416
Posted By smitty2919

Review/install: 1 7/8" TPS LT's + custom exhaust

I had been on the search for a decent set of headers. I read all the horror stories about Texas Speed/OBX/Pasetter etc etc. The price is great but I wasn't willing to potentially deal with the AC...
Forum: C5 General
04-15-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By smitty2919

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8P-6_RLUN_Y

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8P-6_RLUN_Y
04-15-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By smitty2919

Take the length of your longest car, center it on...

Take the length of your longest car, center it on the widest portion of the lift you want and create a footprint of the extents. Keep in mind 2' deep work benches or cabinets and when you visit...
Forum: C5 General
04-11-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By smitty2919

This has nothing to do with it...how are you...

This has nothing to do with it...how are you qualifying a "quality brake pad"?


This is simple as pad compound selection and severity of use. High "quality" brake pad for racing which cost twice...
Forum: Off Topic
03-14-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,180
Posted By smitty2919

I went with an electric 6000/7000BTU unit from...

I went with an electric 6000/7000BTU unit from Menards for $130. Small and tucks up out of the way. I don't use it to maintain heat, I will use it to bring temps from below 30* up to around 50-65*...
Forum: C5 General
03-07-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,127
Posted By smitty2919

Take out the AIR tubes and it gets much easier LOL

Take out the AIR tubes and it gets much easier LOL
02-21-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,202
Posted By smitty2919

I prefer a open deck trailer. Allows you to...

I prefer a open deck trailer. Allows you to access things under the car if needed at the track like a mini lift. I'm using a simple dual axle dual electric brake open deck steel trailer with a...
02-12-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,079
Posted By smitty2919

Tool Hoarder nailed it. Danny is Danny (driver...

Tool Hoarder nailed it. Danny is Danny (driver mod is STRONG with that one) and his C5 is I THINK is "stock geometry" JRi coilovers, ALCON brakes and a big dollar motor with best of the best...
Forum: C5 General
02-11-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 660
Posted By smitty2919

I never understand why people say a C6 shifter is...

I never understand why people say a C6 shifter is a good option....it's has the throw of a damn 18-wheeler. If people think it's an upgrade I could never imagine what the stock C5 shifter is like. My...
Forum: C5 General
01-29-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By smitty2919

I agree. The issue is when you cut the stock h...

I agree. The issue is when you cut the stock h pipe out, there are many ways you can get the rear flanges misaligned. Since there are no hangers supporting/holding the over axle pipes of the catback...
01-29-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 825
Posted By smitty2919

Contact AJ Hartman and Danny Popp for some...

Contact AJ Hartman and Danny Popp for some ideas/suggestions. I know Danny has "his" rear spoiler design that he sells.

I'd avoid carbon due to price because if you crack it while street driving...
Forum: C5 General
01-28-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By smitty2919

Video:Stock H pipe vs x pipe

After my wife drove my car in a parking lot and hearing the TERRIBLE exhaust note caused by the stock H pipe, I knew it was time to correct this. Both videos are stock manifolds, stock cats and OBX...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 37
 


 
Forum Jump

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.