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06-20-2019, 03:32 PM
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Posted By RichieRichZ06

As of today I've been able to order parts for the...

As of today I've been able to order parts for the Corvettes. They're in very limited supply and have to be ordered by VIN so I'd get a repair order generated with your dealer to start the process.
06-20-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By RichieRichZ06

Very common issue that's posted like once per...

Very common issue that's posted like once per week on here. Have your dealer follow bulletin # 17-NA-271. It requires the wheels to be removed and the mating surface between the rotor hat and wheel...
06-19-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By RichieRichZ06

The guy selling you the wheels and tires will...

The guy selling you the wheels and tires will always tell you it "should" work. :rofl:

It might be fine or it might have the same issues that we had on a 2019 ZR1 running auto cross with tires...
06-18-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,681
Posted By RichieRichZ06

There is no indication on the DIC. The pedal goes...

There is no indication on the DIC. The pedal goes hard and EBCM releases brake pressure, which makes the car slow less rapidly, increasing stopping distance when you need it to stop quickly. Ice mode...
06-18-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,681
Posted By RichieRichZ06

It's a real thing that 99% of people will never...

It's a real thing that 99% of people will never experience. It usually takes a track (or auto cross course) and a very quick transition from throttle to hammering the brake pedal to induce ice mode....
06-18-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,681
Posted By RichieRichZ06

What tires are you running for auto cross? Do you...

What tires are you running for auto cross? Do you have a more aggressive brake pad?

While "ice mode" is 90% driver induced, changing tire sizes definitely has a negative impact on how sensitive...
06-13-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By RichieRichZ06

Just to clarify, there is no "free alignment"...

Just to clarify, there is no "free alignment" period where any Corvette owner is automatically granted an alignment. GM will cover alignments only after 500 miles and before 7,500 miles with a valid...
06-12-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,030
Posted By RichieRichZ06

Amsoil rear diff fluid is their Severe gear 75w90...

Amsoil rear diff fluid is their Severe gear 75w90 with their "Slip Lock" additive.

Manual transmission fluid is their "Torque Drive" ATF. GM's "manual transmission and transfer case" fluid, which...
06-12-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,638
Posted By RichieRichZ06

Your dealer is either covering something up or...

Your dealer is either covering something up or they are completely incompetent. There is a specific procedure to follow if you get damaged ZR1 parts shipped to you. There is literally an instruction...
06-12-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,638
Posted By RichieRichZ06

More than likely you're issue is with a dealer...

More than likely you're issue is with a dealer that is being lazy and not going through the proper channels to obtain parts. I have never in the history of working for a GM dealer (19 years in...
06-11-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 827
Posted By RichieRichZ06

It's not that carbon splitters and spoilers don't...

It's not that carbon splitters and spoilers don't create aero advantages because they do, assuming their mounted properly or the car is designed to have them mounted. A C5 or C6 that wasn't designed...
06-11-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,030
Posted By RichieRichZ06

We have a lot (like 100+) local track guys we...

We have a lot (like 100+) local track guys we take care of and 90% of us/them run Amsoil in the diff and trans. SRF is the only brake fluid I recommend if you're an intermediate or advanced driver....
06-10-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 827
Posted By RichieRichZ06

There will be next to no difference in meaningful...

There will be next to no difference in meaningful aerodynamic changes. A very advanced driver that is already getting 100% out of the car might tell a slight difference in balance, but 99% of...
06-05-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By RichieRichZ06

The fragile nature of these rotors is so...

The fragile nature of these rotors is so over-dramatized on the forums. They're not made of sand and it's very unlikely anybody will hurt them if they're remotely careful with the wheels. I've...
06-05-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By RichieRichZ06

Yes they take them serious and most salesmen,...

Yes they take them serious and most salesmen, service advisers and some management staff at the dealer level are paid based off their scores. On the service side, the surveys can effect...
06-05-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By RichieRichZ06

I would recommend that you throw GM's recommended...

I would recommend that you throw GM's recommended fluid change intervals in the garbage can. I can tell you with 100% certainty that if you go 20+ hours of track time (that's roughly 16-18 track days...
06-04-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,239
Posted By RichieRichZ06

I talked to him yesterday and he acknowledged...

I talked to him yesterday and he acknowledged having a couple emails regarding clutches so you will likely hear back soon.
05-31-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,239
Posted By RichieRichZ06

PM sent Not the same clutch. Danny...

PM sent



Not the same clutch. Danny specs them with different friction material and other upgrades.
05-31-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,601
Posted By RichieRichZ06

The "downside" to aftermarket cams is that...

The "downside" to aftermarket cams is that anybody can pull numbers out of their ass, just like the lottery. Very few companies actually test valve train dynamics, materials and other factors that...
05-29-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,343
Posted By RichieRichZ06

You understand this is a GM warranty issue, not a...

You understand this is a GM warranty issue, not a dealer warranty issue right? The dealer shouldn't make payments for him, but they can submit for vehicle payment reimbursement through GM.

The...
05-23-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,157
Posted By RichieRichZ06

I would not recommend going up 1.3" in the rear...

I would not recommend going up 1.3" in the rear and not changing the fronts. You would likely introduce braking issues (Ice Mode) from a difference in front to rear tire diameter. I just a had a...
05-20-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By RichieRichZ06

If you're not extremely familiar with the car and...

If you're not extremely familiar with the car and the work involved, it's not something I would recommend trying to do in the garage for the first time. If you're very mechanically inclined, have a...
05-09-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,687
Posted By RichieRichZ06

Damn, IMO that's waaaaayyyyyy too much for a...

Damn, IMO that's waaaaayyyyyy too much for a sticker package car that's 3+ years old already.
04-29-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 650
Posted By RichieRichZ06

Thanks Todd. I'm excited to try and bring home...

Thanks Todd. I'm excited to try and bring home the win again this year.

Carrie has a Venmo/Paypal fund going for anybody that wants us to bring them back a shirt. We have quite the list of people...
04-22-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By RichieRichZ06

I wish we could make this one, but Carrie and I...

I wish we could make this one, but Carrie and I will be racing at LS Fest West in Las Vegas that weekend.

Anybody on the fence about going to one of these, I promise you'll have fun. It's a great...
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