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06-11-2019, 05:11 PM
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Posted By Pluggzz

I just ordered the TC unit along with the 70 mm...

I just ordered the TC unit along with the 70 mm radiator. Seemed the simplest to me for what I should need for now.
06-08-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,139
Posted By cvp33

Yeah Iím no poorsha. Only running 2:06 at VIR...

Yeah Iím no poorsha. Only running 2:06 at VIR full course, not 2:02ís.
06-08-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,139
Posted By BrunoTheMellow

Some drive harder than others. Just like how many...

Some drive harder than others. Just like how many have never overheated a Z06 with an aux radiator.
06-07-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,390
Posted By ZO6 Guy

If the "corvette mechanic" did not know of the...

If the "corvette mechanic" did not know of the special tools needed for setting rear caster I would think twice about having him do the rear alignment. Rear caster is important handling performance...
06-02-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 45,100
Posted By Mordeth

I don't want to go too off-topic and further...

I don't want to go too off-topic and further derail Sean's thread, but the answer is yes, it is well worth it if done right. But it usually should be done last and you move from the front to the rear...
05-30-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,726
Posted By Road machine

The easiest thing for anyone here to say is walk...

The easiest thing for anyone here to say is walk away, but of course there are issues with that. You would likely loose your deposit. You could make the attorneys some money and try to sue to get...
05-30-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,507
Posted By The HACK

The GS is far more than just the sum of its...

The GS is far more than just the sum of its parts. It is an incredible machine on track, far more capable than 90% of cars costing 2-3x its price.

And it still remains one of the only few Corvette...
05-29-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By Bill Dearborn

I agree. The curbing at Oak Tree is pretty rough....

I agree. The curbing at Oak Tree is pretty rough. If you aren't driving somebody else's car it is a good idea to stay off it. Getting on the throttle while on the curbing generates a lot of high...
05-29-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By GoatHead

Those curbing are safety margins in case one is...

Those curbing are safety margins in case one is over driving. Pro drivers are over driving their cars, that is why you see them going over there. Generally, it is a very bad habit to make it part of...
05-22-2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,224
Posted By Pacembellum

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I like the red tow hook matches my brake...
05-21-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 22,711
Posted By FYREANT

I wondered if thats what you meant. Yes, its...

I wondered if thats what you meant. Yes, its outlined on page 1, second part of step 44 (the text in Orange color). That is specific to the alignment of the A8.
05-21-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 22,711
Posted By FYREANT

There is a process outlined in the shop manual if...

There is a process outlined in the shop manual if I remember correctly. That would be part of a different how to guide though, not this one. Likely in drop in piston how to guide.
05-20-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By Bill Dearborn

I agree with this statement. I have a 2015 M7...

I agree with this statement. I have a 2015 M7 that I shift at 6400 rpm all the time. Watch the shift lights in the HUD to determine when to shift. They start to come together in a line across the top...
05-20-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,766
Posted By raylo

Only when you melt pistons and break connecting...

Only when you melt pistons and break connecting rods.

"Does forced induction increase the bore, stroke, or both?"
05-20-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,766
Posted By eboggs_jkvl

You put a bigger charge in the cylinder and that...

You put a bigger charge in the cylinder and that nets more power. Bore & stroke aren't an issue.

Elmer
05-20-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By K2XSNOW

You don't need a tune, just practice shifting...

You don't need a tune, just practice shifting sooner,.I used the lights on the HUD to help me with timing it right.

The closer to get to red-line, the faster the car will run. I disagree with...
05-15-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By dgarzoli

Check the belt tensioner while your looking...

Check the belt tensioner while your looking around in there. They have a tendency to blow up........
05-14-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 20,736
Posted By rikhek

The title of this thread states, "These cars...

The title of this thread states, "These cars aren't cheap". This is a relative statement to which FWIW I disagree. I think these cars are dirt cheap. Where else can you buy a product that will...
05-14-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 37,425
Posted By fatsport

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I think a big part of the success of the...
05-14-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By ncstingray

Tires have been sold. Thank you nikeair042...

Tires have been sold. Thank you nikeair042 (https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/members/549955-nikeair042.html).
05-13-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 63,354
Posted By Mad Dog 24

I'm with ya here its probably a bit of a...

I'm with ya here its probably a bit of a compromise. My car has been lowered (Z07) since new with the front to the max and the rear cutting the snubbers in half all at least one inch or more. On a...
05-12-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 63,354
Posted By Bill Dearborn

Here is a diagram showing the conversion from...

Here is a diagram showing the conversion from inches and mm to degrees based on wheel diameter.
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05-12-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 32,213
Posted By JerriVette

A decade or more of unfunded or minimal road...

A decade or more of unfunded or minimal road repair. Add in low profile runflat tires with stiff sodewall and whoila ...formula for bent rims...

smack a pothole at any kind of speed with a...
05-12-2019, 02:14 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 37,425
Posted By X25

Here is a chart (our DEXCOOL is Ethylene Glycol):...

Here is a chart (our DEXCOOL is Ethylene Glycol): https://www.clenair.com/sites/clenair.com/files/productpdf/Glycol_Values.pdf

The historical low for Seattle area is 8 degrees F. 30% seems to...
05-12-2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 32,213
Posted By vndkshn

As has been pointed out, itís also quite likely...

As has been pointed out, itís also quite likely the drivers are not being fully honest with the events leading up to the wheel(s) failing.

Keep in mind, like Mike, many are trying to get something...
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