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05-25-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 33
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Posted By rgregory

I have owned my Gallardo since 2008 when I was 33...

I have owned my Gallardo since 2008 when I was 33 and still now I have never paid over $100 a month for insurance on it. Don't be dumb mid engine has nothing to do with the insurance cost it is all...
05-22-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,423
Posted By rgregory

Wrong. 62,000 miles on my Gallardo and the only...

Wrong. 62,000 miles on my Gallardo and the only engine part that has been serviced is changing the spark plugs. Engine has never been opened up.
04-17-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,613
Posted By rgregory

now that you mention that my parents had a 1991...

now that you mention that my parents had a 1991 Z28 and I think we never even changed one of the back plugs because it was just too hard to get too. So I am not sure what people are worried about...
04-16-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,613
Posted By rgregory

not true. I swapped the 2000 FRC I had exhaust...

not true. I swapped the 2000 FRC I had exhaust twice and I do not own a lift.

Also I took the transmission out of my Tahoe last year to rebuild it without a lift.
04-12-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,767
Posted By rgregory

you are correct. But it comes down to do you...

you are correct. But it comes down to do you want a car that naturally turns good and is fun to drive or do you want a car that goes fast because of electronic systems? GTRs for example are very...
04-11-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,199
Posted By rgregory

I race endurance races and even crappy stock...

I race endurance races and even crappy stock brakes on non performance cars car do a lot especially with adequate cooling. Shoot last race one of the entered cars was a cts, like a 2005, which...
03-27-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,906
Posted By rgregory

I don't golf but my mid engined car has enough...

I don't golf but my mid engined car has enough room behind the seats to fit a set of clubs behind the seats. So the Vette might be accomidating clubs in the same way.

This area in my car is 46"...
02-15-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,174
Posted By rgregory

Insurance is all about what gets wrecked. Years...

Insurance is all about what gets wrecked. Years ago when I had geico they dropped me because of my 68 camaro when I had a new 2000 Vette at the time.

Currently I had bought a 2013 CTS coupe and...
01-26-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 957
Posted By rgregory

Car scales they measure each corner, I borrowed a...

Car scales they measure each corner, I borrowed a friends setup that he uses for his dirt track car.
01-26-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 957
Posted By rgregory

Weighed my car today

It came in at 3264 with about 1/2 tank of gas. 1636 front, 1628 rear.

My car is a 1970 convertible with aftermarket a/c, manual steering and manual brakes.
01-23-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,584
Posted By rgregory

The newer 911 race cars are running mid engine...

The newer 911 race cars are running mid engine now, I wonder when porche will finaly ditch the back seat and make the 911 mid engine for street too.
01-17-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2,651
Views: 770,587
Posted By rgregory

That looks great the only thing I feel is off is...

That looks great the only thing I feel is off is that the front opening is way more than needed, the opening can be shorter.

I live in Texas and this car never has overheated, has 500hp, done...
Forum: C3 General
12-18-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 136,023
Posted By rgregory

I got my '70 in 1996 while in college, I put in...

I got my '70 in 1996 while in college, I put in ad in the paper "wanted 68-73 running or not, 4 speed" didn't want an automatic. I got my car for $2500 and still have it. It was red when got it and...
11-11-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,272
Posted By rgregory

As I said above it should be like $5... but best...

As I said above it should be like $5... but best can find is $50.
09-25-2018, 01:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,072
Posted By rgregory

I have designed suspensions on formula SAE cars,...

I have designed suspensions on formula SAE cars, and yes back in the late 90s UTA was one of the top teams. Some of the above suspension designs look wrong. For good positive camber rejection in...
09-05-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,191
Posted By rgregory

i know a driveshaft has nothing to do with a...

i know a driveshaft has nothing to do with a DCT... I was asking why he thought it was less efficient. I noted the fact that the only disadvantage is a heavier clutch but compared to a manual front...
08-29-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,352
Posted By rgregory

Exactly. To go even further look at McLaren the...

Exactly. To go even further look at McLaren the 720S from the factory is putting down some serious power they are putting down close to 700 at the wheels and they hook up and run in the high 9s in...
08-28-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,965
Posted By rgregory

This is so true. I have a 2004 Gallardo, when...

This is so true. I have a 2004 Gallardo, when they came out if people drove them like an automatic they could ruin a clutch in 5k miles, later clutches fixed this and I have over 35k miles on the...
08-24-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 119,550
Posted By rgregory

Some of the racing series the 911s are mid engine...

Some of the racing series the 911s are mid engine (RSR) since Porsche knows that is the best location in a car to win.
08-22-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 119,550
Posted By rgregory

Yep. The fiero had the same drive train as a fwd...

Yep. The fiero had the same drive train as a fwd car for one thing, just placed in the back. Also can anyone name a mid 80s car that they really would want to own (beside a Lambo or Ferrari)? ...
08-21-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 119,550
Posted By rgregory

Struts is one of the things that has always...

Struts is one of the things that has always turned me off on Porsche.
08-11-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 142,142
Posted By rgregory

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/750x1007/b2917031_426f_4f84_8842_5f9af86f8a23_8338cf0678b566a6429109cc1a52049896d3dbb5.jpeg
Saw on Instagram today:
06-23-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,654
Posted By rgregory

and I really donít understand the desire for it. ...

and I really donít understand the desire for it. McLaren 720s are running on the high 9s in the quarter from the factory showing that the right setup on a RWD/Mid engine car can really work.
06-14-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By rgregory

Saab is the only manufacturer that I can ever...

Saab is the only manufacturer that I can ever remember to do it on a turbo application and I think with on E85 they made 15-20% more since they upped the boost when running the higher octane.

I...
06-12-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By rgregory

My E85 wish for the C8

I wish GM would embrace E85 on the C8 like it does in their trucks. This would allow for even greater power when running E85, in naturally aspirated and if turbo even more so. The only draw back is...
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