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05-30-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 48,048
Posted By blkbrd69

Simple answer to the title question. No its not a...

Simple answer to the title question. No its not a bad idea. IMHO

The bad idea is owners of Corvettes thinking they want a race car for the street.

Yet they want soft shifting, perfect parking...
05-08-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,661
Posted By blkbrd69

I still cant believe your selling this car.

I still cant believe your selling this car.
10-16-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,509
Posted By blkbrd69

The better you make the car look the more I...

The better you make the car look the more I regret selling it.
Fantastic photos.
10-02-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,208
Posted By blkbrd69

http://www.xplosiveperformance.com/

http://www.xplosiveperformance.com/
10-02-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By blkbrd69

What are your plans for car? Street, drag,...

What are your plans for car? Street, drag, autocross, road course track? All have different optimum setups?
Coilovers and spring rate? What tires, the stickier the more bar? Where do you live,...
06-13-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By blkbrd69

http://www.tylertool.com/milwaukee-2663-21-m18-18v...

http://www.tylertool.com/milwaukee-2663-21-m18-18v-cordless-1-2-in--lithium-ion-impact-wrench/miln2663-21,default,pd.html

One of the best tool investments ever. That and an impact swivel socket...
05-17-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,251
Posted By blkbrd69

Thanks Chuck. I need the room for another...

Thanks Chuck. I need the room for another project. That or I need a 4 bay garage?

Updated post with some brand new photos with the GTC-500 wing just sitting on it to take photos. It looks so good...
05-10-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,251
Posted By blkbrd69

C6 Z06 Built for warm weather HPDE, road course TT, standing mile & street use.

Sold

2008 C6 Z06 built for warm weather HPDE, road course TT, standing mile & street use.
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03-27-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,865
Posted By blkbrd69

When does a "heat check" turn into a "crack"? ...

When does a "heat check" turn into a "crack"?

While you are walking to lunch.:ack: Normally noticed 30 min before your next group session on track.
02-16-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,194
Posted By blkbrd69

It sounds like you have an awesome track schedule...

It sounds like you have an awesome track schedule planned. I was at Limerock for the historics last year and really want to drive the track.

That A6 cooler installation was the first of many done...
02-16-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,194
Posted By blkbrd69

What track? This really is needed for any setup...

What track? This really is needed for any setup advice.

I didn't see a HANS device on your list along with the harness and seat?

Brakes are pretty much same as C5Z. Good pads matched to tires...
02-08-2017, 03:34 PM
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Views: 168,019
Posted By blkbrd69

As to the comments "my track pads...

As to the comments "my track pads squeak/dust/don't stop ext. on the street":
That is because they are track pads. Every real track pad I have tried on the street squeals like an old school bus...
01-31-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 43,200
Posted By blkbrd69

Looks like Improved Racing just put out a nice...

Looks like Improved Racing just put out a nice kit.
The brackets look amazingly like Johns prototypes in post #86
...
11-23-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By blkbrd69

https://www.facebook.com/BlackbirdFabworxFTW ...

https://www.facebook.com/BlackbirdFabworxFTW

I believe Blackbird Fabworx is now doing a bar for the C6, might want to give them a call.

He has done some fantastic work on Corvettes and Miatas.
11-15-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By blkbrd69

Are they required? NO However: While I...

Are they required? NO

However: While I really like my LG bars which are just pretty purple T1 bars. I have to question their use on a street only car on street tires. You will actually give up a...
06-20-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,474
Posted By blkbrd69

At what track, on what kind of car, and how is...

At what track, on what kind of car, and how is car setup? Not to mention the #1 aspect, worth by far the most time, the driver.

For instance with a wing you will probably run slower at Daytona in...
06-06-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,335
Posted By blkbrd69

I run 305/650R18 front & 325/710 or 705 or 685R18...

I run 305/650R18 front & 325/710 or 705 or 685R18 rear depending on availability.
06-03-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 87,219
Posted By blkbrd69

Plastic; ...

Plastic;
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-20160121_105732_ab121925789101b07ffa01ace8253b90fd290b4e.jpg
06-02-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,545
Posted By blkbrd69

Amazon.com: ACDelco 177-1126 GM Original...

Amazon.com: ACDelco 177-1126 GM Original Equipment Front Disc Brake Rotor: Automotive

Amazon has them also. ACDelco 177-1126 GM Original Equipment Front Disc Brake Rotor
06-01-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,961
Posted By blkbrd69

Your missing Harris Hill in Austin.

Your missing Harris Hill in Austin.
05-31-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By blkbrd69

Had to massage the A arm holes just a bit. ...

Had to massage the A arm holes just a bit.

They could use a proper chamfer while your at it.
05-15-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,430
Posted By blkbrd69

S2K's are on the shopping list. I do like the...

S2K's are on the shopping list.
I do like the fact that an S2K with FULL aero just looks right. Seem like a proper platform for wings and things.
05-13-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,026
Posted By blkbrd69

A qt. per roadcourse track day can be normal...

A qt. per roadcourse track day can be normal depending on driver and track.

1 qt. in 400 street miles is very high?

Does it have intake valve seals like a street motor or none like a race...
05-02-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,621
Posted By blkbrd69

Saw this monster at Sebring this weekend. ...

Saw this monster at Sebring this weekend.

With the build spec and transmission this car is an absolute steal at 60K.

Not to mention you couldn't find a more gracious seller.
04-27-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By blkbrd69

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-20151007_110732_cd309c496e4613ed4b1208d54d5279a68eba1419.jpg<br >You are lucky it didn't get into your wheel spokes. Found...
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