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07-14-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,915
Posted By jimmbbo

In places where a dropped screw would be a bad...

In places where a dropped screw would be a bad thing, you can insert a properly sized round magnet in the socket. It can be a dedicated insert or a properly sized round supermagnet held in position...
07-14-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By jimmbbo

Thanks for the info! 7 seconds is about 5.5%...

Thanks for the info!
7 seconds is about 5.5% difference in lap times. Think the non ZP sidewalls and elevated air temp could contribute to a lot of that.. Did you notice the "g" reading in the...
07-13-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,223
Posted By jimmbbo

Magnum Force ...

Magnum Force
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uki4lrLzRaU
07-13-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 675
Posted By jimmbbo

I installed the Lloyd's rear mat hoping for some...

I installed the Lloyd's rear mat hoping for some noise reduction as a side benefit, but was unable to notice any, and using the Decibel X Pro app yielded no significant reduction.
I installed the...
07-12-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,475
Posted By jimmbbo

I wanted a bra for road use, but the standard...

I wanted a bra for road use, but the standard vinyl bras use too much space in back when removed, so started searching and found the Novistretch mesh bra, which was small, light and had good reviews....
07-12-2018, 02:56 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,063
Posted By jimmbbo

Weekend trip to the wine country ...

Weekend trip to the wine country

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07-10-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,223
Posted By jimmbbo

Doh... There it is, page 321 of the manual......

Doh... There it is, page 321 of the manual... 18.6 gallons... Unsure where I got stuck on 16 gallons, but been using it for months... Thanks
07-09-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By jimmbbo

Considering the marginal-at-best quality of items...

Considering the marginal-at-best quality of items "Made in China", I decided to use digital gauges for convenience and because a pressure transducer that provides a voltage output has fewer possible...
07-08-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By jimmbbo

One bit of info that may or may not be helpful - ...

One bit of info that may or may not be helpful -
While installing the Nav HMI in my car, the sun shade and "A" pillar cover had to be removed. After the Nav installation was completed, the Homelink...
07-07-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,063
Posted By jimmbbo

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

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Liked this pic so much I made it my avatar... :D...
07-06-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By jimmbbo

Great article that captures the "magic" of Spring...

Great article that captures the "magic" of Spring Mountain...
I would add that

The school is a truly professional experience, run with Swiss watch precision
The instructors are capable race...
07-05-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 930
Posted By jimmbbo

A box end wrench will fit and provide the...

A box end wrench will fit and provide the security of a socket.
07-04-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,286
Posted By jimmbbo

If the C7 is "undewhelming", maybe a Dodge...

If the C7 is "undewhelming", maybe a Dodge Hellcat might be more to your liking for acceleration, but will DEFINITELY leave you "underwhelmied" on a road course
Zjoe6 said it... the overall...
07-01-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,147
Posted By jimmbbo

One of the joys of discussing the C7 is answering...

One of the joys of discussing the C7 is answering the question, "Yeah, that's great, but what kind of mileage does it get?" and the stunned looks in response to the answer... :D
06-30-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,923
Posted By jimmbbo

:iagree: I have used DT regularly for 15 years...

:iagree: I have used DT regularly for 15 years in three cities and am very satisfied with the operation... It appears that each manager has a lot of latitude in how each store is run, and the ones...
06-30-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By jimmbbo

I added a divider to create two compartments. ...

I added a divider to create two compartments.
Sunglasses, hand sanitizer, LED mini Maglite, pepper spray, Bluetooth earbuds, Altoids tin for loose change and "contingency" cash
06-29-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,923
Posted By jimmbbo

Ouch!! Hurts to see those pics..:ack: DT/AT...

Ouch!! Hurts to see those pics..:ack:
DT/AT have been my go to tire provider for 15 years and four cars, and I have always been very satisfied with their prices and service quality.
A month after...
06-28-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,423
Posted By jimmbbo

Taking TWO parking spots almost guarantees a...

Taking TWO parking spots almost guarantees a keyed paint job... Chewing up THREE could add punctured tires to the mix...
I looked into a Jag, than recalled when my brother in law had one and it...
06-28-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By jimmbbo

IMO the 2LT gives the most value, and has the HUD...

IMO the 2LT gives the most value, and has the HUD and front cameras, which were must haves, and when you add the other goodies it becomes a good deal. The 3LT is nice, but didn't have anything I...
06-28-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 382
Posted By jimmbbo

Just returned from a couple of scorcher days of...

Just returned from a couple of scorcher days of 112+ but with single digit humidity, it's hot but far less oppressive than, say Houston at 85 degrees. They remind students to remain hydrated, and...
06-15-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By jimmbbo

LOL! Uber requires a 4 door vehicle...

LOL! Uber requires a 4 door vehicle (https://www.uber.com/drive/requirements/)... At best, the 'vette has 3...
Other than that, I doubt many 'vette owners would want the "unwashed masses" bringing...
06-12-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 916
Posted By jimmbbo

Vinyl tops... One of Detroit's least impressive...

Vinyl tops... One of Detroit's least impressive offerings... Hopefully the idiot who started the fad got fired after the tops started to rot off the cars...
06-11-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,117
Posted By jimmbbo

For a car with an engine that is designed and...

For a car with an engine that is designed and engineered for track use (and some abuse), considering it as a fragile Faberge egg with respect to normal traffic downshifting (especially with ARM)...
06-11-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,534
Posted By jimmbbo

I rented a paddle shift Mustang for a long trip a...

I rented a paddle shift Mustang for a long trip a while back and missed my Mustang GT's manual transmission... Yes, it's smooth. Yes, it's fast in the shifts. Perhaps more experience would make it...
06-10-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,706
Posted By jimmbbo

DIC Trip info at the end of a recent 1200 mile...

DIC Trip info at the end of a recent 1200 mile trip from CA to CO via Utah and the Rockies in my '17 C7 M7 Stingray......
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