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05-28-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,873
Posted By Olitho

Certainly it doesn't hurt to have a properly cut...

Certainly it doesn't hurt to have a properly cut hub centric hole in the center of the wheel, but I will defend to the end the ability of these wheels to be run without a properly sized center hole....
05-27-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,437
Posted By Olitho

Don't ever turn the rotors. There should never be...

Don't ever turn the rotors. There should never be a reason to do so. I don't do it anymore on my street cars either. It just cuts down valuable material and heat sink on the rotors.

and most...
05-08-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,707
Posted By Olitho

No, they are running a 200 tread wear street tire...

No, they are running a 200 tread wear street tire from Falken, the 615K+. We slip and slide a lot on those tires, but that adds to the fun. Spec Corvette racers, like many of the other products we...
05-07-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By Olitho

For a perspective from my other Corvette race car...

For a perspective from my other Corvette race car running in NASA ST2 trim at Auto Club Speedway for a perspective on my driving lines vs. yours.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgac5girSJY
05-07-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By Olitho

I enjoyed your video. I loved seeing the data...

I enjoyed your video. I loved seeing the data from the C7s. I have never seen that before.

BTW - Great driving for your first track day and first time at this track.

My comments on your driving...
05-06-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,707
Posted By Olitho

I had a great time racing at COTA. It was my...

I had a great time racing at COTA. It was my second time there and I am already looking forward to next year. It would be even better if it could be coupled with a race at NOLA the week before or...
05-03-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By Olitho

I race about twice per month. Once in my Spec...

I race about twice per month. Once in my Spec Corvette and once in my GT2 Corvette.

The GT2 car runs on either Hoosier A7s 315/30x18 front and 335/30x18 rears, or Pirelli DH slicks. Sometimes I...
03-08-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,783
Posted By Olitho

What does Dion say? Race Driver Coaching Video from Racers360

Video of me getting some race driver coaching - What does Dion say?

Race Driver Coaching Video from Racers360Dion von Moltke is the coach in the video. He is a winner of the Daytona 24 Hour and...
03-04-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,873
Posted By Olitho

Personally, I don't know the answer to your...

Personally, I don't know the answer to your question. For myself and all my racing friends, we are all using F14s.
02-12-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,983
Posted By Olitho

In the last number of years I have been racing...

In the last number of years I have been racing NASA, SCCA, Spec Corvette, Corvette Challenge and Trans Am, all at the same time. Yes, I am racing a lot, like 30 plus races a year. I have raced the...
02-04-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,960
Posted By Olitho

Here is a different view from the #06 car of Sean...

Here is a different view from the #06 car of Sean Whitwood using a Garmin 360 camera.

Go to minute 16:30 for the race start and minute 17:30 for the spin.
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01-30-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,960
Posted By Olitho

Yes, I am the driver and it did get away from me...

Yes, I am the driver and it did get away from me real quick. I usually know exactly what I did wrong, but in this instance I must say it just snapped loose a bit on my right at a point where I could...
01-23-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,844
Posted By Olitho

Brokering is not the right word as that conveys a...

Brokering is not the right word as that conveys a legal meaning. I introduced Aaron Pfadt to Nick the CEO of aFe Power, some months after Aaron closed his doors. It was a shame I thought to have all...
01-02-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By Olitho

Actually aFe does rebuild the shocks. The coil...

Actually aFe does rebuild the shocks. The coil over shock setup we use in Spec Corvette racing is the same shock as the JOC, just not labeled with his signature. We also use the sway bars, sphericals...
12-20-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,024
Posted By Olitho

Yes, it is.

Yes, it is.
Forum: C5 Tech
12-19-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By Olitho

I am one of the test drivers for Trackspec...

I am one of the test drivers for Trackspec Motorsports and my two Corvette races cars have both been used to develop the hood vents for SCCA GT2 and T1 class Corvettes. The vents are designed to meet...
12-11-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 13,162
Posted By Olitho

In Southern California most of us use West End...

In Southern California most of us use West End Alignment in Gardena or Lang Development in Lake Forest.

Both do corner balance and race alignments. They can probably install the hardware from...
11-27-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By Olitho

I have been using this place for several years...

I have been using this place for several years and several wrap jobs on my race cars. I don't expect quite the quality of a street car in exchange for faster turn-around as I bang my cars up...
11-01-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,201
Posted By Olitho

The weather looks great. I feared you guys would...

The weather looks great. I feared you guys would have a ton of rain based upon reports I have been hearing.
09-22-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,942
Posted By Olitho

No. None that I have seen. But some racers are...

No. None that I have seen. But some racers are concerned so we are examining options effective and more affordable than dry sumps.

Personally I think we are looking to solve a problem that does...
09-18-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,869
Posted By Olitho

Adrian, you drove great. The race finish did not...

Adrian, you drove great. The race finish did not represent the speed you were carrying all weekend. Sometimes that is how weather and racing incidents go..., but I plainly saw who was carrying the...
08-30-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By Olitho

I will be there racing in ST2 and TT2. Look...

I will be there racing in ST2 and TT2.

Look for this car.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1299/qvtnjm9w_098030824246de8cf8667107c57c487da2dfc808.jpeg
07-18-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,999
Posted By Olitho

This statement is absolutely correct. Even...

This statement is absolutely correct. Even slightly forward of this position is preferable according to my research, but as a practical matter, to connect with my under hood radiator ducting, I...
06-08-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Olitho

I have these units in my race cars. I just bought...

I have these units in my race cars. I just bought the latest one a month ago. I also bought an accessory last week. They have been responsive to my emails, phone calls and web orders.

Jim, I will...
05-08-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,274
Posted By Olitho

Ha ha! William, you find some great stuff. ...

Ha ha! William, you find some great stuff.

At minute 2:35 he could have kept in on the track if he just leaned into the turn more.
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