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Forum: C7 General Discussion 11-15-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,748
Posted By Patches
Daily-drive my s/c'ed M7 Z51 coupe...

Daily-drive my s/c'ed M7 Z51 coupe (silver-painted wheels and blacked-out lights all around) and have a s/c'ed garage queen one-owner C5 w/ less than 8k miles I'm finishing and I couldn't give 2...
Forum: C7 Parts for Sale/Wanted 11-06-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By Patches
PM'ed you

PM'ed you
Forum: C7 Forced Induction/Nitrous 11-05-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By Patches
On the M7 you mounted the Pro Meth tank to - was...

On the M7 you mounted the Pro Meth tank to - was this a Z51 with the radiator in the rear driver corner? If so, where did you mount the pump? How does the system work - any signs of meth starvation...
Forum: C5 General 10-29-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 786
Posted By Patches
I've seen a couple of posts with pics here of...

I've seen a couple of posts with pics here of painted alternators where the owner's have not disassembled before painting. Some have just used some Scotch Brite on the casing and gotten a...
Forum: C7 Parts for Sale/Wanted 10-25-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By Patches
PM'ed :thumbs:

PM'ed :thumbs:
Forum: C5 General 10-25-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,454
Posted By Patches
I run 19x10 front and 19x11 rear CCW 505a...

I run 19x10 front and 19x11 rear CCW 505a polished. Great setup but I will be selling them and going to a wide front and rear setup along with a C6 Z06 brake system.
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Forum: C7 Forced Induction/Nitrous 10-18-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By Patches
:iagree: I shopped for the tuner rather...

:iagree:

I shopped for the tuner rather than the installer when I was planning my A&A kit installation. The tune is absolutely critical since it makes or breaks the addition of the blower. ...
Forum: C5 General 10-17-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,740
Posted By Patches
Just damn . . .

Just damn . . .
Forum: C7 Forced Induction/Nitrous 10-16-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By Patches
Depends on who is installing the kit. I had A&A...

Depends on who is installing the kit. I had A&A install mine on my daily driver because 1) I just didn't have the time to do it myself and, 2) I wanted to be sure my daily driver was done right...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 10-12-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,241
Posted By Patches
About three-quarters of my daily-driven C7 is...

About three-quarters of my daily-driven C7 is covered with #M clear bra including entire front end, headlights, hood, mirrors, fenders, complete skirts, rockers and lower door surfaces, removable...
Forum: C7 Forced Induction/Nitrous 10-12-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,031
Posted By Patches
At idle it's barely perceptible. What I hear is...

At idle it's barely perceptible. What I hear is a slight mechanical rotational noise compared to stock, but nothing from the BOV. Under acceleration it sounds similar to how it did stock but a bit...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 10-10-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 73,528
Posted By Patches
FYI - I got this email from DSC (TPC Racing)...

FYI - I got this email from DSC (TPC Racing) today. I opted to wait for the new version.

"This message is to make you aware that there has been a processor update to the Corvette C7 controller...
Forum: Southern California 09-24-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Patches
Friggin' badass!!! :rock:

Friggin' badass!!! :rock:
Forum: C7 General Discussion 09-20-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,649
Posted By Patches
Agree - maybe a wide body conversion like this...

Agree - maybe a wide body conversion like this Supervettes SV7 package.
...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 09-14-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 955
Posted By Patches
I use this type of cleaner for boards,...

I use this type of cleaner for boards, connectors, etc.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 09-14-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,218
Posted By Patches
Thanks for the PDF, Jerry - it was helpful to me...

Thanks for the PDF, Jerry - it was helpful to me in preparing and actually doing my battery swap this week. I had bought a replacement battery several weeks ago for my '14 C7, anticipating the...
Forum: C7 Forced Induction/Nitrous 09-11-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,031
Posted By Patches
Andy and Josh at A&A - great customer service

With the life challenges that have drained my free-time bucket nearly dry - some good, some not so good - I just didn't have the time to install a blower in my daily-driver '14 M7 Z51 C7 as I had...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 09-08-2017, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By Patches
I know most don't like seat covers but I use them...

I know most don't like seat covers but I use them on my daily drivers to protect against degradation. I put 100k miles on my daily driver Mini and used Wet Okoles on it to save the interior. Same...
Forum: C5 General 09-06-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,191
Posted By Patches
It seems characteristic of these wide-body...

It seems characteristic of these wide-body quarters. Notice a similar top profile to the Carbon Creationz CF flares I have (below). I have the L5's as well (I bought a set of all three to decide...
Forum: C5 General 09-04-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,191
Posted By Patches
OP, gorgeous C5! Nicely done! :thumbs: Pete...

OP, gorgeous C5! Nicely done! :thumbs:

Pete at Corvette Creationz will be offering very similar quarters in just a few weeks. He used my new, custom fabricated wide quarters as the templates for...
Forum: C5 General 08-30-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By Patches
I daily-drove my Mini Cooper S 100k miles for 5...

I daily-drove my Mini Cooper S 100k miles for 5 years and now have daily-driven my C7 for 20 months and 30k miles. IMO, it's all about staying on top of it. I wash/detail almost every weekend....
Forum: C7 General Discussion 08-11-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,236
Posted By Patches
I have been running the Vitesse for more than a...

I have been running the Vitesse for more than a year in my dd '14 Z51. I run it at 9 100% of the time.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 08-11-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By Patches
I dd as my commute the Ortega every day, so, no...

I dd as my commute the Ortega every day, so, no thanks. :rofl:

But enjoy!
Forum: C7 General Discussion 08-09-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,691
Posted By Patches
Awesome pics! Thanks for sharing this...

Awesome pics! Thanks for sharing this experience. :thumbs:
Forum: C7 Parts for Sale/Wanted 08-05-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By Patches
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