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Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 08-22-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 659
Views: 34,919
Posted By Poor-sha
"The fact is, however, that the silver Z06...

"The fact is, however, that the silver Z06 hand-switch with the Michigan factory-number label on the north loop worked without thermic problems during the last super-start test"
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 08-20-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 28,482
Posted By Poor-sha
Well it was because the toe curve on my car...

Well it was because the toe curve on my car didn't work like stock. When Mike saw what I did he seemed pretty concerned that I changed the entire way the suspension worked. He suspected that the...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 08-20-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 54,404
Posted By Poor-sha
Yeah. That was me. :)

Yeah. That was me. :)
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 08-20-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,916
Posted By Poor-sha
I'm done with the OEM wheels

Between my 2015 and 2017 C7Z I've cracked two OEM wheels, bent another four so bad you couldn't drive on them, and bent another two that aren't too bad for me to keep my backup MPSC2 tires on them. ...
Forum: C7 Tech/Performance 08-19-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,464
Posted By Poor-sha
Some more data. We had slightly less fuel in the...

Some more data. We had slightly less fuel in the car (~4 gallons) and about 30 fewer pounds of ballast in the drivers seat than when I aligned the car at home. The camber on the DSC rig matched...
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 08-18-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By Poor-sha
They are referring to how much power is available...

They are referring to how much power is available based on cornering and other loads. Just think of it as how early the ptm will start modulating power to avoid breaking traction on corner exit.
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 08-16-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,870
Posted By Poor-sha
Circling back on this. I just had some Pirelli...

Circling back on this. I just had some Pirelli scrubs mounted up and happened to have my stock wheels there too with the used up factory MPSC2 tires. They look pretty darn close in diameter and the...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 08-07-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 54,404
Posted By Poor-sha
OE mag shocks. I haven't put the Tractive shocks...

OE mag shocks. I haven't put the Tractive shocks back on yet.



I agree. The ride improvement is very noticeable on the Z07.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 08-07-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 54,404
Posted By Poor-sha
So the VIR file definitely has an issue with the...

So the VIR file definitely has an issue with the PTM settings all being 0. The attached file is the VIR track settings with the PTM fixed and I also put the tour plush settings in the tour mode.
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 08-07-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 838
Posted By Poor-sha
I still think something is running in your case. ...

I still think something is running in your case.

I also think a lot of the delaminating people are saying it's really just pickup. Go drive the car on the street for a bit and look at the tires...
Forum: C7 Tech/Performance 08-03-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,464
Posted By Poor-sha
Yes. I was using some shims from an old Pfadt...

Yes. I was using some shims from an old Pfadt kit. I had an early AMT it and the shims provided doesn't fit. Mark shipped me a HF kit but u didn't want to wait for it to arrive.

My advice is to...
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 08-01-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 50,488
Posted By Poor-sha
I started pulling the photos and uploading them...

I started pulling the photos and uploading them to the forum. Its time consuming and I'll work on it again tonight. Then I'm canceling my Photobucket account.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 07-28-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,958
Posted By Poor-sha
So first of all I believe the GS to Z06...

So first of all I believe the GS to Z06 difference at VIR Full is more like 4-6 seconds. My best is a 1:59.2 and a buddy with a GS has a best of a mid to high 2:05 and he drives will balls of steel...
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 07-28-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Poor-sha
After mine got chipped up I ended up taping then...

After mine got chipped up I ended up taping then off and using the spray on black Plastidip to "repaint" them. It wasn't as glossy as the factory paint but nobody ever noticed. It never chipped...
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 07-28-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,069
Posted By Poor-sha
I think it would be great to tee this up as an...

I think it would be great to tee this up as an ask tadge question. I use nls in the track but have had quirky issues that make me wonder if its working correctly. A detailed answer on all the...
Forum: C7 Tech/Performance 07-26-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,464
Posted By Poor-sha
As far as the tools I used here is a list: ...

As far as the tools I used here is a list:

1) 4 post lift. I've had mine for years but I'm pretty sure this is the model. The car fits fine but the rear tires do hang off the ramps a bit. ...
Forum: C7 Tech/Performance 07-25-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,464
Posted By Poor-sha
DIY Alignment: Lessons Learned

I just wrapped up doing a track alignment on my 2017 C7 Z06 at home. My target was the DSC Sport recommended track alignment. I purchased and installed the AMT camber kit so that I could make sure...
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 07-18-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,611
Posted By Poor-sha
I've owned and DD both now and the Z07 is...

I've owned and DD both now and the Z07 is definitely a harsher ride. Whether it's too harsh is purely a function of your tolerance and where you drive.

I don't understand why people pay $8K for a...
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 07-18-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By Poor-sha
Short answer: don't worry about it. Long answer...

Short answer: don't worry about it. Long answer is that reading tire temps with an infrared gauge isn't very effective. The IR gauge just reads the surface of the rubber which cools too fast for an...
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 07-14-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 659
Views: 34,919
Posted By Poor-sha
I'm pretty sure that manufacturers have to pay...

I'm pretty sure that manufacturers have to pay some sort of licensing fee if they want to publish an official N'ring time. Imagine being the guy that has to go ask the bureaucracy that is GM for the...
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 07-13-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 705
Posted By Poor-sha
I don't have any pictures handy but open the hood...

I don't have any pictures handy but open the hood and look for the wires coming in at the top of the shock towers. On the passenger side they go to a black connector just below the alternator. On...
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 07-13-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 705
Posted By Poor-sha
Make sure both front shocks are properly plugged...

Make sure both front shocks are properly plugged in to their electric connector under hood and the security latch is on. If one side is unplugged it would go full soft and that could cause a pull...
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 07-08-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,870
Posted By Poor-sha
Definitely do a quality track alignment including...

Definitely do a quality track alignment including rear caster. If you're going to track the car hard do yourself a favor and pull the CCBs and replace them with the AP Racing kit. My new 2017 C7Z...
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 07-07-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,586
Posted By Poor-sha
The winch on my trailer is centered. I've...

The winch on my trailer is centered. I've probably winched my Z on that trailer 200 times. It doesn't pull to the side but you do have to watch how the cable is feeding on the spool as it will tend...
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 07-06-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,445
Posted By Poor-sha
Wow - that's a great time on South Course. Make...

Wow - that's a great time on South Course. Make sure you update the official road course lap times thread too.
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