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06-09-2019, 07:10 PM
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Posted By VetteDrmr

GAAAA!!!!!! Ferrari botches it again. First...

GAAAA!!!!!! Ferrari botches it again.

First off, Vettel's penalty was valid. He either completely left the racing surface, cutting the chicane, and maintained his position, OR it was an unsafe...
06-04-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,208
Posted By VetteDrmr

At the 16 mile mark (12,800 ft) on Pike's Peak...

At the 16 mile mark (12,800 ft) on Pike's Peak (can't go to the summit due to construction at the summit). So I guess this is technically 20 miles after she was washed...
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06-01-2019, 10:51 PM
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Posted By VetteDrmr

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Elk......
05-29-2019, 11:12 PM
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Posted By VetteDrmr

No rain today!!!!!!

Woo Hoo, no rain today!!! Got the car washed and took some photos along the way to Yellowstone.

First up, Devils Tower:...
05-21-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,230
Posted By VetteDrmr

Something north of 105k right now; leaving on a...

Something north of 105k right now; leaving on a road trip this weekend that should put another 4-5k on her over the next 2 weeks.

Have a good one,
Mike
05-21-2019, 07:51 AM
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Posted By VetteDrmr

Dang, that hurts. A living legend finally takes...

Dang, that hurts. A living legend finally takes his place with all of his peers. Breathe easy, Niki, the race is run.
05-12-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By VetteDrmr

DOT 3 to DOT 4 is essentially irrelevant; they're...

DOT 3 to DOT 4 is essentially irrelevant; they're compatible and will mix well together.

The main thing is to get fresh brake fluid into the system. Is this your first time running a DE, and are...
04-26-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 119,991
Posted By VetteDrmr

[/color] Undetectable problem, uh huh. ...

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Undetectable problem, uh huh. Things do tend to go undetected WHEN YOU DON'T LOOK.
04-26-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,125
Posted By VetteDrmr

She came into our family with 83k miles on the...

She came into our family with 83k miles on the odo, so I can't speak to the life of the pads. Original wheels, though, and I didn't do anything special beyond normal washing and cleaning. I *do*...
04-26-2019, 05:59 AM
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Posted By VetteDrmr

How in the world can the FIA NOT personally check...

How in the world can the FIA NOT personally check the safety conditions of the track? It's not like this hasn't happened before; they KNOW that drains have to be welded. Heck, we've had welded...
04-26-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,125
Posted By VetteDrmr

Final update

Just to close out this thread:

1. Got some Barkeeper's Friend and cleaned all the staining off my rims, no problem and if there's any pitting left behind these 61 year old eyeballs can't see it...
04-20-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 42,234
Posted By VetteDrmr

<the following is not directed at the OP> ...

<the following is not directed at the OP>

IMO it's because they've never experienced what their C6 or C7 (or heck, C5) can do in stock trim. I know many people think that as soon as they mat the...
04-20-2019, 08:21 AM
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Views: 119,991
Posted By VetteDrmr

Chris Medland's analysis of Mercedes and Ferrari...

Chris Medland's analysis of Mercedes and Ferrari going into this off-weekend:

https://racer.com/2019/04/19/medland-credit-for-mercedes-questions-for-ferrari/

Can't really argue with anything he...
04-19-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,008
Views: 138,018
Posted By VetteDrmr

:D:thumbs: So, so true! Have a good one, ...

:D:thumbs: So, so true!

Have a good one,
Mike
04-18-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,587
Posted By VetteDrmr

So, the take away from this thread, at least to...

So, the take away from this thread, at least to me:

1. Expect the C8 to be more difficult to work on than typical, but we don't know exactly how much
2. Expect the parts to be normal GM pricing...
04-17-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2,008
Views: 138,018
Posted By VetteDrmr

I hope this doesn't sound condescending, but why...

I hope this doesn't sound condescending, but why do we have such a problem getting the concept of BoP across? IMSA could have C7R be in position to win every race via BoP if they wanted.

Corvette...
04-16-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,587
Posted By VetteDrmr

:iagree: I work on my cars because I have a...

:iagree: I work on my cars because I have a valid distrust of service departments based on personal experience (Honda, GM, and Ford), and honestly I enjoy the work (well, most of the time).

One...
04-02-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By VetteDrmr

Did you notice any differences between the two...

Did you notice any differences between the two setups when on the street?

Thanks for the info, and have a good one,
Mike
03-29-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,125
Posted By VetteDrmr

UPDATE: Went to my local grocery store and was...

UPDATE: Went to my local grocery store and was able to get the powered version. I was able to at least give a decent test of it on the staining, works like a charm!!!

THIS is one of the reasons I...
03-23-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 119,991
Posted By VetteDrmr

Name *anyone* at Mercedes, Red Bull, and Ferrari...

Name *anyone* at Mercedes, Red Bull, and Ferrari during the past 20 years that didn't do the same. The only difference is that Ferrari and RB's dominating years didn't have the social media access...
03-21-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,051
Posted By VetteDrmr

I have a hard time believing it myself (32 years...

I have a hard time believing it myself (32 years as a flight control system SW engineer), but from what I've read, that's exactly what Boeing did. And the worse part is, they have dual redundancy...
03-14-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,149
Posted By VetteDrmr

Foosh said it much better than I. Here's my...

Foosh said it much better than I. Here's my opinion on the ME:

1. GM is developing a rear mid-engine car, most likely the next generation Corvette
2. GM has not said when (or even if, but my...
03-13-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 119,991
Posted By VetteDrmr

Heck, I'll give it a shot: 1. Vettel 2....

Heck, I'll give it a shot:

1. Vettel
2. Hamilton
3. Bottas
4. LeClerc
5. Ricciardo
6. Raikonnen
7. Grosjean
8. Magnussen
02-26-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 53,855
Posted By VetteDrmr

Best range on a Tesla Model S, as calculated by...

Best range on a Tesla Model S, as calculated by the EPA and not Tesla, is 335 miles, IF you get the $10k optional extended range battery. Assuming you're not at home (why else would you care about...
02-25-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 119,991
Posted By VetteDrmr

I believe absolutely zero that comes out of the...

I believe absolutely zero that comes out of the mouths of the teams. We'll know when they hit the track in anger; until then the art form of F1 politics is in full bloom.

Have a good one,
Mike
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