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Forum: C5 General
06-15-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 905
Posted By TrackAire

I make my living in the 12 volt and 24 volt world...

I make my living in the 12 volt and 24 volt world and deal with battery manufactures.....it is not recommended to use a deep cycle battery as a starting battery. (It won't be the end of the world,...
Forum: C5 Tech
06-05-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,152
Posted By TrackAire

When doing gear oil I'll throw a small 1 gallon...

When doing gear oil I'll throw a small 1 gallon bucket of water in the shop microwave for 8 to 10 minutes and get the water good and hot. Then I put the gear oil bottle or bottles into the bucket for...
05-14-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By TrackAire

I run Shell Rotella T6 5W-40 motor oil that I buy...

I run Shell Rotella T6 5W-40 motor oil that I buy at Walmart because it is cheap and super easy to find....It's also a proven oil that has run literally tens of millions of mile in big rigs under...
05-08-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,679
Posted By TrackAire

I've posted this before but I do feel Dale Lomas...

I've posted this before but I do feel Dale Lomas does a good job of explaining the cheating that goes on at the Ring with major manufacturers. He makes his living there so he gets to see a lot of...
Forum: C5 General
04-27-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By TrackAire

Subtle as this: ...

Subtle as this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rc5G04nJecI
04-27-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 18,618
Posted By TrackAire

Regarding fans, Spal and Maradyne were the two...

Regarding fans, Spal and Maradyne were the two manufacturers that actually put out the cfm that their literally claimed in private testing. Most other manufacturers posted very "optimistic" cfm...
04-27-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,654
Posted By TrackAire

Before buying a Tesla, you should consider where...

Before buying a Tesla, you should consider where you live for the logistics if something goes wrong, such as a very minor fender bender. Here is a video from a very reputable channel that reviews...
04-23-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,249
Posted By TrackAire

I really wanted to buy that car because it...

I really wanted to buy that car because it would've been great for a low cost entrance to vintage racing. Cheap and disposable but not hard to find parts for. Car sold at a bargain in my opinion.
04-22-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,938
Posted By TrackAire

Well, this is where I part beliefs with 90% of...

Well, this is where I part beliefs with 90% of the members of this forum regarding what the best car is to "learn in"......my theory is it really doesn't matter if it a Miata or Z06. As mean as this...
04-20-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By TrackAire

I don't know too much about the options that can...

I don't know too much about the options that can be ordered on a Tesla, but I was at a track day April 8th and a P3 with what i believe had a track pack on it was there. Was it you by chance??

The...
04-19-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,938
Posted By TrackAire

I've said it once and I'll say it again.....if...

I've said it once and I'll say it again.....if pro Nascar drivers and F1 drivers lose control for no "obvious" reason, it can happen to anybody. The majority of the time it is human error, but there...
04-19-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,938
Posted By TrackAire

"but nope it was the blow hard....and he hit all...

"but nope it was the blow hard....and he hit all four corners....he was crying and though we would have felt bad for him, he was such an ass we all laughed out loud."

Interesting that somebody...
04-19-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,938
Posted By TrackAire

IMO you seem to be a pretty good driver. What a...

IMO you seem to be a pretty good driver. What a lot of people don't realize is asphalt is almost like a living organism and changes with humidity and temperature. Asphalt is mainly a mixture of...
04-18-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,938
Posted By TrackAire

Very happy you're ok...cars can be replaced. It's...

Very happy you're ok...cars can be replaced. It's incredible how safe these cars can be in substantial wrecks.

Here are my three thoughts since you are really moving along at high speeds:

1....
04-16-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4,306
Views: 120,051
Posted By TrackAire

Quality of construction matters, even 850 years...

Quality of construction matters, even 850 years ago. I have a feeling the job was not done by the "lowest bidder" back then, lol. They were artist and craftsmen and many spent their entire lives...
04-14-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 24,924
Posted By TrackAire

Randy admits to being hired by Dodge in the video...

Randy admits to being hired by Dodge in the video below. As a Viper owner we often had access to SRT engineers, people who attended the Ring and USA record attempts at different Viper events we...
04-12-2019, 02:16 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 107,710
Posted By TrackAire

Life is too short for shitty meals....either...

Life is too short for shitty meals....either Morton's Steak House in Sacramento or San Francisco since live near there. If I'm in Vegas during SEMA, then either Lawrys Prime Rib or my favorite...
04-11-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 107,710
Posted By TrackAire

Wow, this is great news.......I can't believe I'm...

Wow, this is great news.......I can't believe I'm going to be able to buy a new mid engine Corvette with a dual clutch transmission for less MSRP than a base model Camaro ZL1 Coupe!! Hard to believe...
03-26-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,787
Posted By TrackAire

Ok, I'll preface this by saying I'm not an expert...

Ok, I'll preface this by saying I'm not an expert engine builder, so take what I say with a grain of salt.

IMO that is a lot of oil in the catch can for just driving on the street.....and the...
03-22-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,787
Posted By TrackAire

Congrats on the new ride....C5's make great track...

Congrats on the new ride....C5's make great track cars and are fun to drive on the street. Plus your car looks great....very clean. Here is my advice on keeping a very comfortable daily driver that...
03-22-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,722
Posted By TrackAire

I'm pretty sure if your engine failed and your...

I'm pretty sure if your engine failed and your car is still under warranty, the moment GM sees this aftermarket filter your shit out of luck when it comes to them covering anything having to do with...
Forum: C5 General
03-22-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 725
Posted By TrackAire

It depends on why you're asking. If you just had...

It depends on why you're asking. If you just had new tires installed and balanced and everything feels great, then no, don't do it.

If you have tires that have been "balanced" and you still feel a...
Forum: C5 General
03-21-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,708
Posted By TrackAire

The term "aerodymanics" is very broad that has...

The term "aerodymanics" is very broad that has little meaning without knowing what you are trying to accomplish in regards to a specific vehicle model. Are you trying to get maximum aero efficiency...
03-17-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,358
Posted By TrackAire

BBB = Conflict of Interest. Never deal with...

BBB = Conflict of Interest.
Never deal with them as they are nothing more than a marketing company for those that pay into their system. Nothing like having the fox watch the hen house.......
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03-11-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,990
Posted By TrackAire

Sorry....Koenisgsegg's cars are one of the most...

Sorry....Koenisgsegg's cars are one of the most over hyped kit cars on the market. Although beauty is in the eye of the beholder, I'm not a huge fan of the exterior look of their cars. Now lets talk...
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