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01-28-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 50
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Posted By tertiumquid

There's plenty of anecdotal evidence that besides...

There's plenty of anecdotal evidence that besides the fluid issue, the AFM system may be the real culprit or at least add to the problem because the constant shifting from V8 to V4 eventually screws...
01-24-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,404
Posted By tertiumquid

Yes, the MRC. It's standard on 2019's but not...

Yes, the MRC. It's standard on 2019's but not before. It'll cost you 350 bucks from the dealer but it's worth it because it significantly improves the ride.
01-19-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,204
Posted By tertiumquid

Yes, I had a competent wheel shop work it back...

Yes, I had a competent wheel shop work it back into shape. The only problem is that it will bend again if whatever originally caused the bend happens again. They aren't strong. Keep it for a spare. I...
01-03-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,277
Posted By tertiumquid

The answer for the OP is quite simple: Mono...

The answer for the OP is quite simple:

Mono block Forged wheels are best
Flow forged are second best
Cast is the bottom of the food chain
01-03-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,277
Posted By tertiumquid

The OEM cast wheels on the ZO6 are the subject of...

The OEM cast wheels on the ZO6 are the subject of widespread criticism for easily cracking and bending. The evidence is quite clear. A lot of owners who think they don't have a problem are surprised...
12-07-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,670
Posted By tertiumquid

Good grief! That would explain a lot! where is...

Good grief! That would explain a lot! where is the link for that video?
12-07-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,670
Posted By tertiumquid

Did Jim Ellis do the alignment?

Did Jim Ellis do the alignment?
12-07-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,370
Posted By tertiumquid

Signature from Deity Motorsports: Monoblock...

Signature from Deity Motorsports:

Monoblock SV105 wheel in Crystal Burgundy for:

∑ 19” x 10.5 fronts

∑ 20” x 12 rears
...
11-27-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,594
Posted By tertiumquid

If you're driving in sport mode on the street...

If you're driving in sport mode on the street that will only make the cracks more likely. Use touring and adjust the exhaust and steering individually. If you have a 2014-16, you will also benefit...
11-27-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,594
Posted By tertiumquid

Depends on the dealer. A lot of them will cover...

Depends on the dealer. A lot of them will cover it once or maybe twice but the real problem is that all you get is new OEM wheels which will crack even under normal usage. The only apparent real...
11-23-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 30,925
Posted By tertiumquid

I switched to Continental tires recently. One of...

I switched to Continental tires recently. One of the numerous pluses I found is that they don't pick up anywhere near the road junk that the Mich run-flat SS's did. The Mich's were like driving on...
11-21-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,525
Posted By tertiumquid

Look at post #45 in this thread. It gives the...

Look at post #45 in this thread. It gives the link for the TSB.
11-21-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,525
Posted By tertiumquid

It depends on how bad the problem is. Generally,...

It depends on how bad the problem is. Generally, they will go for the triple flush first and see if it cures it. That's what we did with mine but it didn't fix the problem. I went back to them with a...
11-21-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,525
Posted By tertiumquid

If your dealer has enough Vette techs, 2 or 3...

If your dealer has enough Vette techs, 2 or 3 days is about right. The usual problem is two-fold: they don't have enough techs and your TC is a warranty job so the profit to the dealer is minimal...
11-19-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By tertiumquid

Go to this thread and answer #15. It will tell...

Go to this thread and answer #15. It will tell you what you need to know about wheels for the ZO6.

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c7-z06-discussion/4203200-hard-to-find-wheels-anywhere.html
11-17-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,204
Posted By tertiumquid

Here's a complete rundown on the different types...

Here's a complete rundown on the different types of wheels and should answer all of anybody's questions:

There are predominantly 6 different methods for construction of wheels. Each one varies in...
11-17-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By tertiumquid

Make sure you change all four tires to the same...

Make sure you change all four tires to the same type. Mix and matching the fronts with different rears will not be a fun driving experience for you.
11-16-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 23,142
Posted By tertiumquid

You asked the forum for it's opinion and we have...

You asked the forum for it's opinion and we have all offered advice and viewpoints trying to help you. I don't appreciate taking a few minutes out of my life to try to help you and then get some...
11-12-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,361
Posted By tertiumquid

The dealer is an idiot. He could have easily...

The dealer is an idiot. He could have easily turned this into a plus by listening to the complaint and taken some action. Instead, he calls it dumb, makes a joke of it and it's an absolute that he...
11-12-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,525
Posted By tertiumquid

Buy it direct from Range

Buy it direct from Range
11-10-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,361
Posted By tertiumquid

Why would a seat belt adjustment require a 10...

Why would a seat belt adjustment require a 10 minute test drive, let alone up to 94 mph?. With your logic, giving your car to the valet parking guy at the restaurant without telling him he couldn't...
11-10-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,361
Posted By tertiumquid

:iagree:

:iagree:
11-10-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,361
Posted By tertiumquid

You must be talking to the OP, not me. But, the...

You must be talking to the OP, not me. But, the OP has a valid point. Under what circumstance is it alright for a person to take his car to a dealer for a seat belt issue and find out that some jerk...
10-31-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,725
Posted By tertiumquid

Orange isn't for everybody but I think it's...

Orange isn't for everybody but I think it's gorgeous...enough to make me think about having my white vert wrapped into orange. ;)
10-18-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,204
Posted By tertiumquid

[QUOTE=sovette;1598184604]Hello, does anyone...

[QUOTE=sovette;1598184604]Hello,
does anyone know a good spot to purchase decent wheels for a 2018 C7 Z06? Since the rears are 20x12, it's a problem. Man, we're having a tough time finding any we...
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