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06-12-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 20,826
Posted By MavsAK

You and I don't agree often, but I agree, the...

You and I don't agree often, but I agree, the Callaway GS would probably be > a C7Z.

In the hands of an average enthusiast, the Callaway GS would probably be just as quick at the road course as...
04-01-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 19,652
Posted By MavsAK

It's an amazing time to be an american car...

It's an amazing time to be an american car enthusiast. Even if I hate the viper's engine note, I respect the car's performance tremendously.

The New Camaro, just sweetens the pot further.
We...
03-18-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,997
Posted By MavsAK

Just wait for the Camaro ZL1. It'll be lighter...

Just wait for the Camaro ZL1. It'll be lighter than the V, and the Camaro boys ain't no joke.

The V is a great car but it's a Four Door. If you're thinking about a ZO6, a 2+2 is more your speed...
03-05-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,871
Posted By MavsAK

And this is why I build my own stuff. Bubba is...

And this is why I build my own stuff.
Bubba is in every shop.
Becareful, and take your time...and do it yourself.
03-05-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2,543
Views: 394,857
Posted By MavsAK

The idea of exclusivity with a bone stock car, is...

The idea of exclusivity with a bone stock car, is one I find kinda hilarious. Yes, you bought an X model with Y trim... congratulations! It's just like everyone else's that bought one, with that...
02-25-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,723
Posted By MavsAK

Funny that his Turbo S isn't as fast as his ZO6. ...

Funny that his Turbo S isn't as fast as his ZO6.
Do you know anything about RWD cars? 650 and mid 10s is pretty damn fast for a full interior street car...it's even more impressive it can do this...
02-24-2016, 11:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,723
Posted By MavsAK

I wasn't aware that cars posting mid 10s bone...

I wasn't aware that cars posting mid 10s bone stock, was terrible straight line performance. Makes me wonder if the OP has ever been that fast in a real car. Or ever Built one from a car that started...
01-25-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By MavsAK

Just get the racetronix upgrade if you have any...

Just get the racetronix upgrade if you have any performance aspirations. 255lph, complete bolt in swap. Not a big deal, and isn't that expensive.
...
01-03-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,463
Posted By MavsAK

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g42bRaC9Mvo And...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g42bRaC9Mvo And to answer your question, what happens with a pulley, tune, and intake? 785whp.

These are bad fast engines man.
12-29-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,479
Posted By MavsAK

A roots literally beats the crap out of the air...

A roots literally beats the crap out of the air to force it into the engine. It is the least thermally efficient, and least efficient period method of generating boost.

Ontop of that it's...
12-25-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 28,974
Posted By MavsAK

Yes because the car being loads faster than the...

Yes because the car being loads faster than the ZR1 at RA, and pretty much every other track, means it's totally going to suck at the ring.

You guys say some amazing crap, to justify your C6s.
12-02-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,042
Posted By MavsAK

It's a miracle that our poor Gen 1 SBCs make it...

It's a miracle that our poor Gen 1 SBCs make it to the corner store and back!
12-02-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,042
Posted By MavsAK

Yeah turbos are so **** that everyone abandoned...

Yeah turbos are so **** that everyone abandoned them.... it's not like a marque made their bread and butter with an infamous turbo charged sports car or anything....

oh wait the 911 DID happen.
...
11-28-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 79,879
Posted By MavsAK

I love seeing this thread getting updated.

I love seeing this thread getting updated.
11-27-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,299
Posted By MavsAK

To put that other conversation into proper...

To put that other conversation into proper perspective, it's not a knock on the C4 that it's not Fast in a straight line anymore. Technology has come by leaps and bounds in the last 20 years. At...
11-21-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,787
Posted By MavsAK

I don't really have that problem. Most people...

I don't really have that problem. Most people that "test" other drivers, also will test your other ride too, just as often. With the C4, I worry more about the car being vandalized by some jackass...
11-21-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,787
Posted By MavsAK

Do you really think kids, care about what the car...

Do you really think kids, care about what the car is, if they're going to push the envelope? If what the car was, really mattered then no kid would have wrecked their VW Beetles with their thundering...
11-21-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,787
Posted By MavsAK

0-60 in 5 seconds is not fast for a modern car...

0-60 in 5 seconds is not fast for a modern car man. Seriously. A freaking Camry pulls to 60 in the 5s these days.

"kicking hard in the seat" Isn't impressive. That's Seat of the pants, and torque....
11-21-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,787
Posted By MavsAK

What about "The C4 is a Dog compared to modern...

What about "The C4 is a Dog compared to modern cars" don't you understand?

We aren't talking about a C6, C7, Hellcat, or modern performance car.
We're talking about an aged sports car, which is...
11-18-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,787
Posted By MavsAK

The cross sectional area is why the Suburban...

The cross sectional area is why the Suburban isn't as aerodynamically efficient. Look how big the suburban is. Also Suburban .36 C4 .34
So the C4 has both less coefficient AND is punching a much...
11-18-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,787
Posted By MavsAK

The reason a Camry isn't a 160 mph car is three...

The reason a Camry isn't a 160 mph car is three fold 1 it has a governor without the governor it can thump out 150mph easy.
2, it produces 275 hp. (more than an L98, less than LT1), 3 and this is...
11-17-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,787
Posted By MavsAK

A toyota camry with a V6 has nearly as much...

A toyota camry with a V6 has nearly as much power, as a C4 people.

It's not some freakish fast hotrod anymore.
Sure it gets fast AFTER you modify it...but it sure doesn't start that way.

As...
11-03-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,949
Posted By MavsAK

I have had 3 Stants fail on me, 2 since owning...

I have had 3 Stants fail on me, 2 since owning the vette. I'll never use another one, unless they decide to start paying me to do so (and enough to offset the cost of an engine rebuild at that).
I...
11-01-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,841
Posted By MavsAK

Over 3 years...but quite a few of that was in six...

Over 3 years...but quite a few of that was in six months of ownership!

I got a heater core now that's going to need replaced soon.

:cheers:

Once you get over the Neglect and Abuse factors,...
10-14-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 11,129
Posted By MavsAK

The Best engine? In a C4? No not really. The Best...

The Best engine? In a C4? No not really. The Best Engine, is the humble SBC. There isn't a single hotrodding community on the planet that will rate an LT-5 higher on the list of best engines ever...
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