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Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 09-22-2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,871
Posted By 383vett
Yup, you learned the hard way. Never let anyone...

Yup, you learned the hard way. Never let anyone drive your car. Your friend is an idiot.
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 09-21-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By 383vett
Just stop tailgating and you should be ok....

Just stop tailgating and you should be ok. :thumbs:
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 09-15-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,871
Posted By 383vett
OP, I just read through this thread. You have a...

OP, I just read through this thread. You have a problem with pinging. The first thing to do before you start messing with injectors, tune, compression, knock sensors or whatever is to do what...
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 09-14-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,042
Posted By 383vett
Nice run!

Nice run!
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 09-14-2017, 01:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,180
Posted By 383vett
Horrible, just horrible. The nerve of GM.

Horrible, just horrible. The nerve of GM.
Forum: C4 General Discussion 09-07-2017, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By 383vett
Just fix it. No body shop needed for something...

Just fix it. No body shop needed for something like this. Just use common sense and you will be able to fix a number of things and have $$$ left over for dinner.
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 09-07-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,042
Posted By 383vett
Thanks :thumbs:. The annual Vette Magic race...

Thanks :thumbs:. The annual Vette Magic race which has been run in Sacramento for 15 years moved this year to Kingdon raceway (actually an airstrip). Just pulled the motor of my bracket car last...
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 09-07-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,042
Posted By 383vett
I would keep the fuel above 1/4. Somewhere...

I would keep the fuel above 1/4. Somewhere around 3/8 to below a half would be safe. I made a few runs just at the 1/4 mark and had a cel for low fuel pressure. Dealer said either fuel pump,...
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 09-06-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,476
Posted By 383vett
Glad you got the car you want. Enjoy it! :thumbs:

Glad you got the car you want. Enjoy it! :thumbs:
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 09-05-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By 383vett
:iagree: When I am at the strip, I worry about...

:iagree: When I am at the strip, I worry about the oil not being hot enough to lubricate properly. If you let the car cool down 45 minutes or an hour, unless you let it intentionally idle for a...
Forum: C4 General Discussion 08-28-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 437
Posted By 383vett
Find a way to unjam the socket or buy another...

Find a way to unjam the socket or buy another set. At least you are able to get the nuts off without damage.
Forum: C4 General Discussion 08-24-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 619
Posted By 383vett
7/16" rocker. Crane Gold. Try Summit Racing. ...

7/16" rocker. Crane Gold. Try Summit Racing. Biggest aftermarket/performance parts supplier in the US....
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 08-24-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By 383vett
I would think you would want to thank the...

I would think you would want to thank the dealership for finding the gash on the tire which possibly could have saved you from a catastrophe. You said you didn't see the gash before. How often have...
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 08-23-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,609
Posted By 383vett
Looks like a nice plug. I don't see signs of...

Looks like a nice plug. I don't see signs of detonation.
Forum: C4 General Discussion 08-22-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,015
Posted By 383vett
Hire a hot chick in a bikini to pose on the hood....

Hire a hot chick in a bikini to pose on the hood. Should sell in a day.
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 08-20-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,432
Posted By 383vett
I think he's still looking for his break...

I think he's still looking for his break horsepower. Using trap speed, max torque can be calculated using the 1000' time/1.875. It always works unless there is a headwind. If so, adjustment...
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 08-13-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,102
Posted By 383vett
My car has never pulled right. 2016 A8 ...

My car has never pulled right. 2016 A8


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Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 08-11-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,543
Posted By 383vett
Nice kill. This makes me really appreciate having...

Nice kill. This makes me really appreciate having the opportunity to race at a sanctioned racetrack weekly. Imagine taking your 6 second run and double it and be able to go through the top of third...
Forum: Northern California 08-09-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By 383vett
I've seen the way you drive Gene, no way. :D

I've seen the way you drive Gene, no way. :D
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 08-07-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By 383vett
Nice:thumbs: congratulations.

Nice:thumbs: congratulations.
Forum: Drag Racing 08-07-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By 383vett
I would leave it off if it is going to be a...

I would leave it off if it is going to be a strict quarter miler.
Forum: C4 General Discussion 08-06-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By 383vett
3 things can cause the fuel pressure to drop...

3 things can cause the fuel pressure to drop quickly after shutdown; a leaky injector, bad pressure regular or bad fuel pump. Pull he vacuum line going to the regulator and smell if there is any...
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 08-05-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,609
Posted By 383vett
With the motor off, clean off the timing plate...

With the motor off, clean off the timing plate with brakekleen or lacquer thinner. You should be able to read the numbers on the indentations or points. Sorry, mine is aftermarket so can't help you...
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 08-05-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,609
Posted By 383vett
Sounds like ping or a exhaust manifold leak.

Sounds like ping or a exhaust manifold leak.
Forum: C4 Tech/Performance 08-04-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,609
Posted By 383vett
Good luck and let us know what the timing is. ...

Good luck and let us know what the timing is. Could simply be overadvanced.
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