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07-18-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,881
Posted By Marcho Polo

not true for A8 cars. This is only true for M7. ...

not true for A8 cars. This is only true for M7.

I would suggest the owner go to the dealer and have them check the car. There should be a way to observe with a scan tool while driving, what...
07-18-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,064
Posted By Marcho Polo

In the owners manual it states that the guide is...

In the owners manual it states that the guide is to be used for shorter people to keep the belt aligned properly across the body. If you are of average height, no need for the guide.
07-17-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,609
Posted By Marcho Polo

On the box there is a date. I circled it in this...

On the box there is a date. I circled it in this pic. Middle one is smudged but it's from 2018. Bottom box is from 2016. I would imagine if you have some from 2018 or later you are good.

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07-17-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,609
Posted By Marcho Polo

Dustless brake pad options - the never ending debate continues

Ok, this debate has gone on for quite a while, and I've been in some of them, in support of using Powerstop alternatives.

I recently had the chance to run the stock Brembo pads, Carbotech 1521...
07-16-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Marcho Polo

Look at the rotor, these are the carbon ceramic...

Look at the rotor, these are the carbon ceramic brakes, not steel rotors.

Not sure why they would look that way though.

Check this link from Brembo where they discuss the advantages of the...
07-16-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3,516
Views: 388,019
Posted By Marcho Polo

Flushed brake fluid and did the ranger clutch...

Flushed brake fluid and did the ranger clutch fluid change this past weekend for upcoming COTA session. Also removed low dust pads and put stock back on. Man those stock pads get the rims so...
07-16-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,904
Posted By Marcho Polo

For what it's worth, I'm at classic Chevrolet, a...

For what it's worth, I'm at classic Chevrolet, a high volume Corvette dealership, getting my alignment done on my 17 GS after a kid hit my right front because he didn't know what a yield sign at a...
07-14-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By Marcho Polo

So I bled brakes again today. Definitely had...

So I bled brakes again today. Definitely had small amount of air in the passenger rear. All others were good. I think I may have not tightened the bleeder one time when I went to add fluid. All other...
07-14-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By Marcho Polo

Onstar window stickers

When I was frequenting the C6 section, I recall someone trying to find these stickers to put on their window. I found a set while cleaning in the garage that were from my C6. Let me know if you are...
07-12-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By Marcho Polo

What he said.... and .... Two part rotor...

What he said.... and ....

Two part rotor also is made of different materials to save on unsprung weight.

https://www.brembo.com/en/company/news/corvette-grand-sport-brembo-brakes

"On a...
07-10-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,444
Posted By Marcho Polo

I had Indycar driver Ed Carpenter in my car,...

I had Indycar driver Ed Carpenter in my car, standing on passenger seat leaning on roof support... I just had a towel down on the seat for him to stand on. I would imagine if you had a thick towel...
07-08-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 34,284
Posted By Marcho Polo

This is my guess.

This is my guess.
07-08-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By Marcho Polo

in fact, I opened the mp4 in a text editor, and...

in fact, I opened the mp4 in a text editor, and at the end of the file, there are sections for the following:

Boost Pressure Ind
Coolant Temp
Intake Boost Pressure
Oil Pressure
Oil Temp...
07-07-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,978
Posted By Marcho Polo

Chased down in parking lot

Had a guy chase me down in a grocery store parking lot today to get a pic with my car. He has a 2018 Admiral Blue GS and thought it was cool to see another. Talked for a bit and told him about local...
07-05-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By Marcho Polo

No way! Love the car! Just some parts from a...

No way! Love the car! Just some parts from a friend that is not on the forum.
06-25-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By Marcho Polo

I believe because nothing is behind there... the...

I believe because nothing is behind there... the other areas open to the radiator or brake ducts.




that piece is the only one that is removed on purpose. Damage anywhere else will require a...
06-25-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 32,169
Posted By Marcho Polo

I hate to play devil's advocate here, as this...

I hate to play devil's advocate here, as this certainly sucks, but from watching the short video, I think the original poster spends far too much time close to red line. There is just no need for it,...
06-25-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By Marcho Polo

That section pops out for a tow hook to screw in...

That section pops out for a tow hook to screw in to the receiver behind it. Yours likely came loose and fell out. I had an extra one, but gave it to someone on the forum that had the same issue.
06-23-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By Marcho Polo

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06-22-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,336
Posted By Marcho Polo

Hey 2019GSTX I'm in Saginaw and I'll be...

Hey 2019GSTX

I'm in Saginaw and I'll be doing the same event. I have low dust pads as well and will be putting the stock pads back on for the event. I think they will be fine for one session. The...
06-19-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By Marcho Polo

the person that started the post is not selling...

the person that started the post is not selling the posters.... it's a link to the National Corvette Museum store.... only the posters shown above are available.
06-18-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,151
Posted By Marcho Polo

Owners posters available at NCM Store $5

I recently had several of these and sold them to forum members as cheap as I could... well, it looks like the Corvette Museum has also been able to get these in stock now! And they are only $5...
06-17-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3,516
Views: 388,019
Posted By Marcho Polo

I noticed a difference right after the...

I noticed a difference right after the programming, while driving home. But now, after having had it a few weeks, I can't really tell if it's any better! Maybe I'm used to it already.
06-13-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 32,169
Posted By Marcho Polo

if you read the entire thread and watch the...

if you read the entire thread and watch the video, you will see this is a manual car, and the over-rev is during a downshift.

Nothing can prevent human error of forcing a downshift too early and...
06-11-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,026
Posted By Marcho Polo

and I'm not a powerstop basher... I put them on...

and I'm not a powerstop basher... I put them on my wife's ATS-V, they are the exact same brakes as my GS, just solid rotors. They look fine on that car, no browning. Just saying, it's not a lochness...
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