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Posted By MitchAlsup

The range of probability is from zero 0.0 through...

The range of probability is from zero 0.0 through 1.0. There are no negative probabilities. Nor can anyone give 110%.
10-19-2018, 05:34 PM
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Posted By dcbingaman

Amen, Brother ! If you are an engine designer,...

Amen, Brother ! If you are an engine designer, HP/Ltr is the metric, but if you are a sports or race car designer, HP/# is the thing that counts. Lot of would be engine designers on this forum but...
10-18-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,839
Posted By GoldRose85

A quick color change ...

A quick color change

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/1028x688/c8_color_change_grn_6208b28d761a4aefbd9af0ea8fb2b861ef072a9d.jpg
10-17-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,475
Posted By bdsvavars

Full 360 render of the C8 Corvette

Here is a 3d visualisation of the c8 Corvette i made. I used Photogrammetry on videos of the camouflaged test car to get the proportions as close as possible. I modeled a clean model over the the...
10-16-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,867
Posted By dcbingaman

OK, playing with the calculator and the numbers I...

OK, playing with the calculator and the numbers I observed in my previous post, the # of Corvettes Chevy can expect to sell in a year follows this simple formula: Units= 38.7M/ (price/$10000)**3.7....
10-16-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,867
Posted By dcbingaman

Corvette Price Elasticity Curve

As you point out - pricing is a BIG deal for Corvette sales. They addressed the C7 ZR1 market with 2000 cars, priced from $120K to $150K. They addressed the Z06 market place with about 8000 cars in...
10-16-2018, 11:17 AM
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Posted By Zaro Tundov

PDR tech is so outdated...literally like...

PDR tech is so outdated...literally like something from the pre-smartphone era. FFS, the current system requires me to drive to a Chevy dealer for a firmware update to fix the video's color balance!...
10-15-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,918
Posted By Can Vette

I have been using the PDR as a dash cam for over...

I have been using the PDR as a dash cam for over 3 years now. I can confirm that it's a good idea to turn it off before turning the car off. It can corrupt the files otherwise.
You will get 1 hr...
10-13-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,575
Posted By fumbling

You can't do that with the C7, the A-pillar...

You can't do that with the C7, the A-pillar widens out from the top to the bottom so when you wrap it like some have done for the C7, it doesn't "look right." It would be better for the C8 to have...
10-13-2018, 10:20 AM
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Posted By Zaro Tundov

I guess there's going to be a lot of shocked and...

I guess there's going to be a lot of shocked and surprised folks around here when the C8 and only the C8 rolls out of BGA, is named a "Corvette," and has an engine behind the cockpit.

Then all...
10-11-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,867
Posted By Atomic Fred

If it starts at GS pricing, let's hope they have...

If it starts at GS pricing, let's hope they have a substantial unit profit built in, because they will most likely cut off a large portion of their target market. Not at first, probably, but within 6...
10-08-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,335
Posted By jma242

For the insane cost of the PDR we SHOULD be...

For the insane cost of the PDR we SHOULD be getting GoPro quality. Also, absolutely no reason not to prioritize that camera for Dash Cam duty as well .... when you consider 99% of Corvettes are not...
10-06-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,169
Posted By GundamX7X

I have also seen a segment about augmented...

I have also seen a segment about augmented reality being use not just for navigation but for track use as well. See segment at 05:00 on the first link.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LO71p_xZiU...
10-04-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,935
Posted By obzidian

lol no more lugging around spare clutch...

lol

no more lugging around spare clutch fluid, paper towels and a turkey baster to get your clutch pedal from sticking to the floor.

iI swear this on all things holy.. if this is for real count...
10-04-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,694
Posted By C7pimp

Don't forget the hand sanitizer!

Don't forget the hand sanitizer!
10-03-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,816
Posted By Hillbilly65

I was in Bowlingreen this weekend. I talked to...

I was in Bowlingreen this weekend. I talked to the guy that hauls off the plant trash. He got it on good authority that there will definitely be two Covettes. One will be a C8 ME for the tack guys....
10-02-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,935
Posted By themonk

not to be one of those guys but someone who...

not to be one of those guys but someone who actually enjoys the art of driving and feeling connected to the car (yeah corny I know) will take a manual over an "automatic" any day. If you just want...
10-02-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,816
Posted By keagan

McLellan, Hill & Wallace talks Mid Engine

Interesting interview! Appreciate getting to hear from the guys who had a hand in the vettes success!...
10-01-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,857
Posted By dcbingaman

I agree ! If they can sell a ME Corvette starting...

I agree ! If they can sell a ME Corvette starting at a base price of ~$65K with a 500 HP engine and a Tremec DCT, AND around 15 cu.ft. of storage space between the frunk and the rear compartment,...
09-30-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,218
Posted By stevebz06

I expect it to come in somewhere between 2,700 to...

I expect it to come in somewhere between 2,700 to 4,200 pounds.
09-28-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,387
Posted By Black18Z06

In short, no. They will make a car that slightly...

In short, no. They will make a car that slightly out performs the prior generation and charge you a little more for it. Sure, its my opionon but I am comfortable with it based on history.
09-28-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,387
Posted By PCK1221

I have to defend the C4. Why don't you think GM...

I have to defend the C4. Why don't you think GM did a great job with the design of the C4? Because it looks outdated some 35 years later?

1984 sold more than any model year after it to this date...
09-24-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,387
Posted By MitchAlsup

Panel gap is better by 0.001" Orange peel is...

Panel gap is better by 0.001"
Orange peel is better by 17 nm
rattles are down by 0.05 dBA

Anything more you want to know?
09-22-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,366
Posted By Bikerjulio

Agree. See my post # 11. Sometime I wonder why...

Agree. See my post # 11. Sometime I wonder why I bother posting.

So now we have 2 ex GM execs talking about the car. Gradual release of photos and videos. And people are saying there's no such...
09-19-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,881
Posted By tractman

New Render

This rendering showed up today on Carscoopes.com.....I haven't seen it posted any where else....

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