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08-06-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 49
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Posted By C5 Hardtop

Maybe GM will design the C8 so you can put gas in...

Maybe GM will design the C8 so you can put gas in it.
07-18-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 71,303
Posted By C5 Hardtop

Doh, it isn't a drag race is it ;) TY

Doh, it isn't a drag race is it ;) TY
07-18-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 71,303
Posted By C5 Hardtop

Lou, I'm behind you all the way! I believe you...

Lou, I'm behind you all the way! I believe you can do it! Looking forward to watching your 7 minute run!!!
07-09-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By C5 Hardtop

Keep the Z, get a new wife.

Keep the Z, get a new wife.
07-09-2018, 07:28 PM
07-09-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,254
Posted By C5 Hardtop

Looks like a million bucks!

Looks like a million bucks!
06-18-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,650
Posted By C5 Hardtop

13 years of track abusage is doing pretty good....

13 years of track abusage is doing pretty good. I'd be inclined to replace the engine with the same thing.
06-10-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,891
Posted By C5 Hardtop

For what you described (conservative &...

For what you described (conservative & autocross), I'd just leave it. Do the maintenance to prevent the valve drop issue and focus elsewhere.
01-20-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,203
Posted By C5 Hardtop

Incredible :yesnod:

Incredible :yesnod:
01-02-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,300
Posted By C5 Hardtop

Isn't that chart for the first two months of...

Isn't that chart for the first two months of ownership?

If yes, I would call that an over reaching assessment of reliability. They need to figure in at least the warranty period which would be 3...
12-31-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,474
Posted By C5 Hardtop

done

done
12-31-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,300
Posted By C5 Hardtop

Why what? Why is it smart to know when to walk...

Why what? Why is it smart to know when to walk away?

Two catastrophic failures back-to-back. I've had 4 late model vettes (two Z06es), these problems the OP posts about are severe. For my money...
12-26-2016, 11:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,457
Posted By C5 Hardtop

Douche bag

In 1999 several of us members of an old LS1 site came together to have a twin turbo charger kit built by Incon for our 4th gen F-Body cars.

At that time Incon had finished the twin turbo design...
12-13-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,173
Posted By C5 Hardtop

I'm a big fan of LG and happy to hear they solved...

I'm a big fan of LG and happy to hear they solved this problem for you thus far. The welds on the tank look nice. I'd keep an eye on the coolant lines going into that plastic hole. Long term would...
11-24-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,834
Posted By C5 Hardtop

$62k for that? Holy chit. No wonder they stay out...

$62k for that? Holy chit. No wonder they stay out of bankruptcy. You could get a new Corvette for $10k less (not counting unprecedented $7k rebate) and it has a frame.
11-18-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,834
Posted By C5 Hardtop

The Camaro still has the cheaper unibody...

The Camaro still has the cheaper unibody construction. I would take the Z. It will feel much more planted.
11-18-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,633
Posted By C5 Hardtop

651 is nothing to scoff at. That right there is a...

651 is nothing to scoff at. That right there is a lot of power:thumbs:

Consider should finding someone to tune it at the drag strip or on private roads in Mexico.

At the least do a test run...
11-17-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,633
Posted By C5 Hardtop

Yes. You'll feel that. Gas milage will drop too.

Yes. You'll feel that. Gas milage will drop too.
10-23-2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 31,731
Posted By C5 Hardtop

Your car pops, OnPoint. Dig the pics..especially...

Your car pops, OnPoint. Dig the pics..especially the sudsy pic..even w/out bikini babes and that pic is followed by an after wash cherry popper pic :D
10-23-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,381
Posted By C5 Hardtop

Million dollar question right there. Truth...

Million dollar question right there.

Truth is, you don't. Either removing the heads or a trusted source (paperwork, vouch, etc) is required.
10-14-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,216
Posted By C5 Hardtop

That is a beauty! Nice color choice too :thumbs:

That is a beauty! Nice color choice too :thumbs:
10-04-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,568
Posted By C5 Hardtop

Amazing power and the torque curve is pretty much...

Amazing power and the torque curve is pretty much flat. I bet that beast pulls hard :yesnod:
10-02-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By C5 Hardtop

Someone from Switzerland, interesting. I'd love...

Someone from Switzerland, interesting. I'd love to go there. How much is that car USD? It looks sharp. The valve guide wear issue needs to be addressed. What is that thingamajig below the Z06 emblem?
09-25-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1,663
Views: 185,657
Posted By C5 Hardtop

Nice pictures. Dig the bokeh on the machined...

Nice pictures. Dig the bokeh on the machined parts :D

Post up a vid when your done. I'd love to hear it.
09-22-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,396
Posted By C5 Hardtop

Being just over 2800 lbs is impressive. I'm...

Being just over 2800 lbs is impressive.
I'm confused about the dyno graphs. The ad states 715HP but the graphs are just over 600 HP. What is the take-away for the dyno graphs?
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