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Yesterday, 10:41 PM
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Posted By Mordeth

The 0wX, 5wX, 10wX and 15wX are not well...

The 0wX, 5wX, 10wX and 15wX are not well understood. In general, the first number refers to the oil viscosity when the oil is VERY cold (not when cruising or even at room temp). The 2nd number refers...
03-13-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By Mordeth

If you are insistent on taking your beautiful ZR1...

If you are insistent on taking your beautiful ZR1 to a dealership to change something as simple as the oil (which can be done in your garage in 30 minutes), then make sure the tech who is doing it...
03-08-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,649
Posted By Mordeth

GM lifters are fine for this application and work...

GM lifters are fine for this application and work well. Also a good idea to replace them when the heads are off, so it's a good move. They are so cheap that they are basically free, so it's...
03-07-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By Mordeth

275 35 18 are 25.578 tall. 345 30 19 are...

275 35 18 are 25.578 tall.

345 30 19 are 27.149" tall.

The ratio of stagger for these are 1.0614 (27.149/25.149). Factory ratio is 1.0429. The AH and TC are typically happy up to about a 1.08...
03-06-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By Mordeth

How would we know? Why not warm the car up and...

How would we know? Why not warm the car up and look at the dipstick? An extra half quart will not cause issues, but it is hard to understand why you wouldn't just look at the dipstick. And you will...
03-04-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By Mordeth

Appreciate the info and pics. Looks fantastic. ...

Appreciate the info and pics. Looks fantastic. What is going behind those? In for results.
03-03-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Mordeth

Just to clear up confusion and random guessing: ...

Just to clear up confusion and random guessing:

The LS2 and LS7 throttle body is the same up through most of 2008. (silver throttle plate) Part # is 12570790
The LS3 and LS7 throttle body is the...
03-03-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,313
Posted By Mordeth

What oil temps do you see on track? Here is what...

What oil temps do you see on track? Here is what I currently use (and I have tried many, many combinations over the years). I have an aftermarket oil cooler and run my car at sustained WOT for hours...
03-01-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By Mordeth

There are as many opinions on oil as there are...

There are as many opinions on oil as there are types of oil. It's a deep snake pit of guessing around here (and most places). Everyone has their favorite, and will usually say: "I use XXXX - no...
02-22-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,167
Posted By Mordeth

It's small and inconspicuous. I didn't want to...

It's small and inconspicuous. I didn't want to stand out.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20180511_182842_ab8c5b1d428c8c0bd514f763217092da4f02e8ed.jpg
02-21-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By Mordeth

The bulletin number for the TSB is #15682. It...

The bulletin number for the TSB is #15682. It affected years 2007-2013. If the condition existed (fuel smell, leaking fuel behind left hand tank, indicator lamp on) then they replace the left side...
02-20-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,313
Posted By Mordeth

Sure. Here is a older session of mine on NT01s,...

Sure. Here is a older session of mine on NT01s, Carbotech pads, DRMs, with no aero at Watkins Glen (before I went full race car), so video should be similar to what you will experience. This will...
02-20-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,167
Posted By Mordeth

Proof of said template (in my dining room)...

Proof of said template (in my dining room) :cheers:

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/img_20180112_155809926_62171c3cc74673ee29ad6f731e4727f5f2cd8d2a.jpg

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02-18-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,313
Posted By Mordeth

Always happy to hear about owners putting their...

Always happy to hear about owners putting their C6Zs on an actual race track with turns, which is what God himself designed our cars for. Good choice on the DRMs. I'm an instructor and a racer, and...
02-16-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,170
Posted By Mordeth

You either pull the fuse or you install the M2W....

You either pull the fuse or you install the M2W. Pulling the fuse will keep the flaps open all the time. Installing the M2W will allow you to control when it is open (all the time) or when it is...
02-15-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,614
Posted By Mordeth

I did an AER race last year at Watkins Glen. It...

I did an AER race last year at Watkins Glen. It is a 9 hour w2w race on Saturday and another 9 hour w2w race on Sunday. Randy Pobst was driver at the race. Really cool guy and very friendly. Loves...
02-14-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,614
Posted By Mordeth

Heya Cory. There is alot of good advice in this...

Heya Cory. There is alot of good advice in this thread from experienced individuals. Much can be learned by listening, reading and considering what these guys have to say. We have spoken before and...
02-14-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22
[Z06] Z06 to get
Views: 2,282
Posted By Mordeth

Lefteris, I responded to your PM but as you...

Lefteris,

I responded to your PM but as you have different questions here and in your response to me I am responding here. This will probably be a bit long for the sake of thoroughness and so that...
02-12-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
[Z06] Z06 to get
Views: 2,282
Posted By Mordeth

I'm on LG G2s. They are non-adjustable but use a...

I'm on LG G2s. They are non-adjustable but use a superior Bilstein inverted shock. I don't need the adjustability as LG already valves them for our car/suspension/use. My springs are Hyperco, 700lb...
02-12-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
[Z06] Z06 to get
Views: 2,282
Posted By Mordeth

Correct, that is me in my car that I built and...

Correct, that is me in my car that I built and race. If you have the time, search my profile for previous posts going back as far as you like and you will find as much information as you feel like...
02-11-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 22
[Z06] Z06 to get
Views: 2,282
Posted By Mordeth

[/i]- Scrap this idea for a track car. They...

[/i]- Scrap this idea for a track car. They overheat rapidly, break regularly and are a bitch to maintain on a road course. So drop this idea and never think of it again if you are at all serious...
02-10-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,975
Posted By Mordeth

Sure. Here are a few: ...

Sure. Here are a few:

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20180511_182738_8ad5f47cf1a9d894e5d5d15cf3bc9a94244f7be3.jpg...
02-06-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By Mordeth

I use this one. It is a solid, sturdy,...

I use this one. It is a solid, sturdy, low-profile jack (3.5" to 18"). It's steel not aluminum so it is heavy, but it works very well and is well made. Easy to roll around and jacks up quickly. I'm...
02-05-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 14,653
Posted By Mordeth

I spoke to him (Faircloth) tonight. He finished...

I spoke to him (Faircloth) tonight. He finished mine and it looks great. I would send him a text if that is how you are proceeding (and is a smart move, wish I went that way from the get go). If...
02-04-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Mordeth

Literally thousands of posts on this in the Z06...

Literally thousands of posts on this in the Z06 forum. All the information you could possibly ask for is sitting right there, waiting for you to read it. You won't find much here in the general...
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