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06-11-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By NSFW

I took my car to CoA to diagnose a noise that...

I took my car to CoA to diagnose a noise that turned out be a failing cam... as long as I'm getting a new cam I figured I might as well do some intake and exhaust mods while it's there. They actually...
03-16-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By NSFW

I have a DRM kit that I'll be installing in the...

I have a DRM kit that I'll be installing in the May or June so I'm still looking for ideas, but this thread is the best resource that I know of:
...
02-11-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,912
Posted By NSFW

Has anyone tried Pirelli PZero for this kind of...

Has anyone tried Pirelli PZero for this kind of thing?
They have a 295/30ZR18 for $280. 220 treadwear.
01-29-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,473
Posted By NSFW

Tazzi, one of the other devs, tells me that this...

Tazzi, one of the other devs, tells me that this is probably related to that error message in the log, and he's got some changes coming that should help. If you PM me an email address I'll send you...
01-28-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,473
Posted By NSFW

First of all, thanks for giving it a try. :) The...

First of all, thanks for giving it a try. :) The PCM is unreliable for about ten seconds after being powered up, how long had it been powered when you made that log? The PCM on my desk will fail...
01-26-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,233
Posted By NSFW

Looks like lots of fun. Does the yaw motion feel...

Looks like lots of fun. Does the yaw motion feel like real oversteer? Are the reflexes you're learning in the sim helping you respond to oversteer for real? Or have you put those reflexes to the test...
01-08-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,512
Posted By NSFW

Very educational, thanks!

Very educational, thanks!
Forum: C5 Tech
12-21-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,156
Posted By NSFW

A lot of simple bulb swaps end up with terrible...

A lot of simple bulb swaps end up with terrible beam patterns, so watch out for that. If you point the car at a wall at night with HID or LED bulbs, there should be a very clear cutoff between where...
Forum: C5 Tech
11-27-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By NSFW

Lingenfelter has a widget to convert the 58x...

Lingenfelter has a widget to convert the 58x signal into a 24x signal so a Gen3 PCM can work with a Gen4 motor. I have no experience with it personally, but apparently it exists:...
Forum: C5 General
11-24-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,222
Posted By NSFW

User 63Corvette's standing mile results are the...

User 63Corvette's standing mile results are the answer you're looking for. But, just to savor the experience of setting him straight... the next time you see him you might let him know that a bone...
11-23-2018, 02:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,952
Posted By NSFW

You can get a rough idea of how aggressive a cam...

You can get a rough idea of how aggressive a cam is by comparing the duration at 0.006 lift to the duration at 0.050 lift. You can get a little more info by comparing duration at 0.050 to 0.200, if...
Forum: C5 Tech
11-06-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By NSFW

Disclaimer first - I am still running the stock...

Disclaimer first - I am still running the stock cam and everything I think I know about cams has come from reading everything I can find about cam specs, valve events, the math behind them, and other...
Forum: C5 Tech
11-06-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,860
Posted By NSFW

I've been geeking out on cam design stuff lately,...

I've been geeking out on cam design stuff lately, so I did some math on those two cams, and a third just for contrast...

The Mutha Thump and Thumpr both have 109 degrees lobe separation, but the ...
10-20-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,001
Posted By NSFW

Glad to hear you got it sorted out!

Glad to hear you got it sorted out!
Forum: C5 General
09-20-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 15,077
Posted By NSFW

I strongly suspect that chip production is a red...

I strongly suspect that chip production is a red herring anyway. If I wanted to make a replacement EBCM or whatever control module, I wouldn't start with the parts list, I'd start with the functional...
09-16-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,542
Posted By NSFW

On dynos that vary the load, so the pull takes...

On dynos that vary the load, so the pull takes the same amount of time regardless of horsepower, you won't see any gain.

On dynos that work by measuring the amount of time it takes for the car to...
09-09-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,523
Posted By NSFW

It's my understanding that overlap is the biggest...

It's my understanding that overlap is the biggest factor in idle sound, and low RPM driveability as well. LSA is slightly related to overlap, but if you have two cams with the same LSA and different...
09-07-2018, 02:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,523
Posted By NSFW

Overlap tells you how lumpy the idle will be, but...

Overlap tells you how lumpy the idle will be, but LSA really doesn't - unless you do some math that includes the durations. As the lobes get bigger, you get more overlap for a given LSA.

224/228...
Forum: C5 General
08-26-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,854
Posted By NSFW

I bought a set for my last car, but never put...

I bought a set for my last car, but never put them on. Somewhere in between buying them and installing them, I realized a few things...

1) I have to keep the key in the car in case I get flat and...
08-21-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,001
Posted By NSFW

Mighty Mouse has great diagrams, check this out...

Mighty Mouse has great diagrams, check this out for example:
https://www.mightymousesolutions.com/product-page/c5-6-wild

Not illustrated in the diagrams, but important: their cans vent pressure...
Forum: C5 Tech
08-19-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,594
Posted By NSFW

It looks like AFE bought Pfadt and some vendors...

It looks like AFE bought Pfadt and some vendors now have the Pfadt Tri-Y headers for sale.

Does anyone know if the fitment issues described in the first post of this thread have been resolved...
08-06-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,001
Posted By NSFW

Speaking of draining into the oil pan... does...

Speaking of draining into the oil pan... does anyone care to recommend a fitting for the oil pan?
I rather like the idea of doing that on my car.
08-06-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,001
Posted By NSFW

I'd want the drain port to be submerged in oil....

I'd want the drain port to be submerged in oil. Otherwise, when you put a vacuum source on the catch can outlet, drain hole in the catch can would act like a second inlet, but without the filtering...
08-03-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,211
Posted By NSFW

There's got to be a way you could stack a 5th...

There's got to be a way you could stack a 5th accessory belt on there somehow. How about a small AC compressor to feed a coolsuit? :)

Seriously though, that's a really cool car.
Forum: C5 General
07-12-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,215
Posted By NSFW

What he said. It's a subtle thing but the effect...

What he said. It's a subtle thing but the effect is amazing. Bravo!
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