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Forum: C5 General 05-14-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,743
Posted By rrwirsi
Violation of the 5th Commandment. :salute: ...

Violation of the 5th Commandment. :salute:

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Forum: C5 Z06 Discussion 05-04-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By jerkyboy
That seems a little high but not bad during...

That seems a little high but not bad during competition. These cars suck up road debris like a Hoover vac. Pull the radiator surround and check for leaves etc... in front of the radiator. I bet...
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 05-01-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,802
Posted By Sam Strano
Or, we can make it easy... 32 front 28 rear. ...

Or, we can make it easy... 32 front 28 rear. Start there cold, set back after every run. Tire gauges vary a little so keep that in mind. And that's the pressure setup I use on my car as a...
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 04-27-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,802
Posted By UrbanKnight
For Autox- I shoot for 36 hot on A7's with a...

For Autox- I shoot for 36 hot on A7's with a 3300# C6, Usually means I start at 28-29#'s cold on hot days, and 30-32 cold on warm days and adjust pressure after 1st and second runs
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 04-26-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,802
Posted By maniac719
On the road course I run 22-24PSI cold. Shooting...

On the road course I run 22-24PSI cold. Shooting for 32PSI hot. Any more than that and the tire starts to slide around a lot more than I'd like.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-31-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,849
Posted By joemosfet
The noise you hear during over-run (when you lift...

The noise you hear during over-run (when you lift off throttle under mid and high RPMs) can sound like crackling, burbling, popping, etc, and happens when you have hot high-speed exhaust gasses that...
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 01-24-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,033
Posted By Nowanker
Balanced A LOT of cars... Drivers weight...

Balanced A LOT of cars...
Drivers weight ballasted (and spread approximately to simulate the driver, as Nokones says)
Disconnect sways! Reconnect without preload while still ballasted.
Fuel load...
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 01-22-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,033
Posted By Nokones
You should try for 50% cross weight. Don't be...

You should try for 50% cross weight. Don't be lazy otherwise you are wasting your time. Don't worry about the fronts being even. If you are about 20-30 pound difference from corner to corner to...
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 01-22-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,033
Posted By rfn026
You need to disconnect the sway bar links. ...

You need to disconnect the sway bar links.

Here's a guide to corner balancing (http://cartechstuff.blogspot.com/2013/02/corner-balancing-your-race-car.html).
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Forum: C8 General Discussion 01-18-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 23,603
Posted By patentcad
There's a reason the highest performance race...

There's a reason the highest performance race cars and exotic cars on the planet have generally been mid-engine for 20+ years, it works better from a pure performance standpoint. Hence the move to...
Forum: C8 General Discussion 01-18-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 23,603
Posted By ExRedRacer
I picked up an old 1960's Car & Driver magazine...

I picked up an old 1960's Car & Driver magazine recently and saw an article proclaiming the soon coming of a mid-engine Corvette. And since then, on a regular yearly basis, somebody speculates about...
Forum: C8 General Discussion 01-18-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 23,603
Posted By rkhegler
Why the fascination with a mid engine Corvette? ...

Why the fascination with a mid engine Corvette? Isn't what is now available good enough?
Forum: C5 Z06 Discussion 11-07-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,531
Posted By RomanNYC
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIgzLmPe-eA&t=187s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIgzLmPe-eA&t=187s

for f*ck ups see vid 2 :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uj1dMdYgRK4
Forum: C7 General Discussion 06-29-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,542
Posted By joemessman
Sometimes the flash drive is failing and bad...

Sometimes the flash drive is failing and bad sectors are marked by the file system. My experience is to try another flash drive and see if the same issues occur. In my case that has solved my...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 06-06-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,455
Posted By TEXHAWK0
By the way, I tried one of the cheap bottle pumps...

By the way, I tried one of the cheap bottle pumps and it broke before I even got the tube filled, so I drilled a couple of holes in the cap, and used my air compressor and trigger handle to push the...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 06-01-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By Daniel Toombs
Yes, this gent did this in the front and back. I...

Yes, this gent did this in the front and back. I may do this as well when I get new tires.

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c7-general-discussion/3606603-taller-tires-on-z51-size-wheels.html
Forum: C7 Tech/Performance 05-31-2016, 03:09 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 29,187
Posted By X25
The new Cray Spider wheels seem to be a great...

The new Cray Spider wheels seem to be a great choice for track use. They are spin-forged, and at 18x9.5 and 19x11 sizes. These sizes should let you mount a quite-wide array of tires. I am not certain...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-31-2016, 01:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By Rooster OG
There's a big thread about it. Forum vendor...

There's a big thread about it. Forum vendor garage enthusiast offers a discount I think. You can get caught up here:
...
Forum: C7 Tech/Performance 05-30-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By mdiiulio
...kinda... :D Here it is though ...

...kinda... :D

Here it is though

Autocrossing & Road Racing (https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/autocrossing-and-roadracing-23/)
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-25-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By SK360
I run in track mode with traction and stability...

I run in track mode with traction and stability control off and generally run at 30-35psi depending on the day and course, some run close to 40 but I don't get much rollover at stock pressures. If...
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 05-17-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,197
Posted By EvilBoffin
No Way those will fit. Offsets (54/58mm) are...

No Way those will fit. Offsets (54/58mm) are wrong for a C7 non-Z06.

If you get too aggressive with your offsets on a C7, especially with wide tires, you will take out your fenders.

Stock C7...
Forum: C7 Tech/Performance 05-14-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,714
Posted By George Rivera
Easter Egg Mod for disabling TPMS - How to

TPMS sensors are not needed if you are just using aftermarket wheels for racing purposes! Luckily, GM put an "Easter Egg Mod" in place so we (C7 owners) can temporarily disable TPMS. Here is what you...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-25-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,416
Posted By Wm Rose
After a weekend of beautiful weather and a 100...

After a weekend of beautiful weather and a 100 miles or so of driving the Vette with the new wheels, I'm very happy with the new set-up. I had no rubbing anywhere. The tires are 1" bigger in...
Forum: C7 Tech/Performance 06-08-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 29,187
Posted By descartesfool
My Z51 with 4 C5Z06 OEM 18x10.5" wheels with...

My Z51 with 4 C5Z06 OEM 18x10.5" wheels with Nitto NT-01 315/30/18's on all four corners runs fine on track, zero codes or issues. PTM modes work, ABS works.

The same exact setup on my friends Z06...
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