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Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 05-29-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 757
Posted By Joe_G
Dano523, GREAT post as usual.:cheers: I have...

Dano523, GREAT post as usual.:cheers:

I have 80,000+ daily driving miles, 497 track passes and a few HPDE's on my original equipment clutch.

I've been following the Ranger clutch fluid...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 05-20-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 686,134
Posted By Joe_G
I agree. Marc is a great guy but life changes and...

I agree. Marc is a great guy but life changes and if he's too busy that's ok, but he needs to pass the torch.

A list with no maintenance is less useful than a broken clock. A broken clock is right...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 01-04-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,969
Posted By Joe_G
It's tried and true that the auto tranny will...

It's tried and true that the auto tranny will shift better than you can using the paddles or the shifter. Your key is to learn how quickly to floor the car to launch but not spin and whether or not...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-23-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,123
Posted By Joe_G
No gains cutouts open or closed at 436 rwhp. I...

No gains cutouts open or closed at 436 rwhp. I tested it on the Dyno open vs closed. I think it was 6 rwhp/tq at 475 rwhp if my memory serves. It might have been 6 at 450 rwhp it's been a while. It's...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-23-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,123
Posted By Joe_G
Thanks! Same cam all the way. It's a pretty big...

Thanks! Same cam all the way. It's a pretty big cam.

i have QTP electric cutouts.

Here is my cutout thread.
...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-21-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,053
Posted By Joe_G
Chuck I love the mod and your support has been...

Chuck I love the mod and your support has been top shelf. I'm very happy with the mod and have been for years.

And as you wrote, even though I have three modes I only use one. Just like my...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-19-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,123
Posted By Joe_G
And, unlike the other mods, you can take off a...

And, unlike the other mods, you can take off a blower and sell it for 33%-50% of what you pay for it, absent labor costs of course.

But...nothing sounds better than a big cam...
...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-18-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,053
Posted By Joe_G
CowBooster certainly is. Here's my...

CowBooster certainly is.

Here's my thoughts on that. I'd been lamenting the lousy throttle response on my c6 from the day I got it until I got the Cow booster as I like to heel & toe.
...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-06-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,405
Posted By Joe_G
I'll keep my eyes peeled on the Dragtimes YouTube...

I'll keep my eyes peeled on the Dragtimes YouTube page!
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 11-22-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 68,482
Posted By Joe_G
The videographer is Steven Argulis, son of my...

The videographer is Steven Argulis, son of my friend Arnold who's screen name I can't remember at the moment.

I've contacted Arnold and asked Steven to contact you to send you a copy of your car. ...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 11-17-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,405
Posted By Joe_G
David those are outstanding results! Way to go!...

David those are outstanding results! Way to go! You had a goal and you accomplished it and the car looks great.

Did you beat the Maclaren??

Watch the Dragtimes YouTube page, you will be on it...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 11-03-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By Joe_G
Oh I thought you said fuel rail covers. My...

Oh I thought you said fuel rail covers.

My car doesn't have one of those fancy intake covers!

Actually the fast intake is very loud, I could use one.

Be careful to avoid getting dirt in the...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 11-03-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By Joe_G
The fuel rail covers are held by two push clips...

The fuel rail covers are held by two push clips and clip to the rail itself in two spots. Just remove the oil cap and pull up on the passenger side from the exhaust manifold side, they'll pop off...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 10-03-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 686,134
Posted By Joe_G
oh no I just saw this too...what a tragedy for...

oh no I just saw this too...what a tragedy for Dennis and his family. I considered him a friend as well. May God rest his soul.
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 09-28-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,053
Posted By Joe_G
The best mods for seat of the pants that you...

The best mods for seat of the pants that you really feel are:

1. Headers
2. 4.10 gears

A CowBooster or the other plug in throttle response devices have MORE SOTP effect than any mod...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 09-28-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,053
Posted By Joe_G
You need to uncork the bottlenecks to airflow in...

You need to uncork the bottlenecks to airflow in the proper order. Manifolds are the bottleneck on even stock cam. Then the cam becomes the bottleneck. On the ls 3 the intake and heads are really...
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 09-27-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,942
Posted By Joe_G
Here are some data points to add perspective.

Seebast and I have similar gearing, mine is a little steeper with 4.10 and the MZ6 gearset.

Shifting to 4th right before the ⅛ mile speed timer does cause low ⅛ MPH and thus a larger gain in MPH...
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 09-26-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,942
Posted By Joe_G
My hat is off to you, your driving skills and...

My hat is off to you, your driving skills and attention to detail are admirable and the results are there in black and white! Well done indeed.
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 09-26-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,942
Posted By Joe_G
Holy cow Sebast that is AMAZING driving! You are...

Holy cow Sebast that is AMAZING driving! You are shifting faster than an automatic.

I will I'll call BS on your bionic arm! You must list this $6 million dollar device on your mod list!!!
...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 07-26-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,939
Posted By Joe_G
For street duty you need some siping on the...

For street duty you need some siping on the tires. I recommend the Mickey Thompson 315/35/17 which has decent siping. Nitto drag radials last longer on the street I think but they are nowhere near...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 06-30-2016, 12:07 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 15,689
Posted By Joe_G
Your improvement is OUTSTANDING and 1.4's are no...

Your improvement is OUTSTANDING and 1.4's are no joke... your car looks like it was shot off an aircraft carrier!!

Meeting gentlemen like you and others mentioned in this thread are the reason why...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 06-05-2016, 04:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,532
Posted By Joe_G
Can you tow a Harley with a Vette?

Why yes, yes you can.

I needed to get my Harley 1300 miles away; uhaul rental trailer was $315, found a motorcycle trailer for $200 on Craiglist and invested $50 in new lights, wiring and...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 05-08-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Joe_G
Drag radials are the key. If you have a new z06...

Drag radials are the key. If you have a new z06 you'll need 18", the guys in the c7Z section will advise on specifics.

My stock suspension gets 1.4 60 foots with no problem. No need to change it...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 04-27-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By Joe_G
Short answer is you must keep close to the stock...

Short answer is you must keep close to the stock stagger ratio or the AH will go nuts even if it's off. You can run taller or shorter tires but you have to stay close to stock stagger.

If you...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 04-26-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By Joe_G
The connectors are cheap and not meant to be...

The connectors are cheap and not meant to be opened and closed more than once or twice. Chances are the wires pulled back in the socket and are not making a good connection. Remove the bolts and...
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