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Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 09-14-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By Joe_G
If your headers have a welded on strap that ties...

If your headers have a welded on strap that ties to the torque tube look there. I've seen cracks where the strap is welded on.

Modern header gaskets are great but of course the black carbon trail...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 09-13-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By Joe_G
You'll have fits trying to tune a car with an...

You'll have fits trying to tune a car with an exhaust leak, that's likely the cause of your LTFT's. Get the exhaust leak fixed before trying to tune it.

Any knock is bad knock in my book, I don't...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 09-11-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 17,445
Posted By Joe_G
Hi there, G5x3 cam from LG (now with 80,000...

Hi there,

G5x3 cam from LG (now with 80,000 miles on it)

474/413

...
Forum: C6 Corvettes for Sale 08-01-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,504
Posted By Joe_G
The only problem buying a car from Craigster05 is...

The only problem buying a car from Craigster05 is you’ll make a friend for life. :lol:

Ask Richard A, Corvette Museum board member who bought Craig’s last Vette... :flag:

You won’t find a more...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 05-29-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,649
Posted By Joe_G
Dano523, GREAT post as usual.:cheers: I have...

Dano523, GREAT post as usual.:cheers:

I have 80,000+ daily driving miles, 497 track passes and a few HPDE's on my original equipment clutch.

I've been following the Ranger clutch fluid...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 05-20-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7,329
Views: 700,970
Posted By Joe_G
I agree. Marc is a great guy but life changes and...

I agree. Marc is a great guy but life changes and if he's too busy that's ok, but he needs to pass the torch.

A list with no maintenance is less useful than a broken clock. A broken clock is right...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 01-04-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,228
Posted By Joe_G
It's tried and true that the auto tranny will...

It's tried and true that the auto tranny will shift better than you can using the paddles or the shifter. Your key is to learn how quickly to floor the car to launch but not spin and whether or not...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-23-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,205
Posted By Joe_G
No gains cutouts open or closed at 436 rwhp. I...

No gains cutouts open or closed at 436 rwhp. I tested it on the Dyno open vs closed. I think it was 6 rwhp/tq at 475 rwhp if my memory serves. It might have been 6 at 450 rwhp it's been a while. It's...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-23-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,205
Posted By Joe_G
Thanks! Same cam all the way. It's a pretty big...

Thanks! Same cam all the way. It's a pretty big cam.

i have QTP electric cutouts.

Here is my cutout thread.
...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-21-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,251
Posted By Joe_G
Chuck I love the mod and your support has been...

Chuck I love the mod and your support has been top shelf. I'm very happy with the mod and have been for years.

And as you wrote, even though I have three modes I only use one. Just like my...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-19-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,205
Posted By Joe_G
And, unlike the other mods, you can take off a...

And, unlike the other mods, you can take off a blower and sell it for 33%-50% of what you pay for it, absent labor costs of course.

But...nothing sounds better than a big cam...
...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-18-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,251
Posted By Joe_G
CowBooster certainly is. Here's my...

CowBooster certainly is.

Here's my thoughts on that. I'd been lamenting the lousy throttle response on my c6 from the day I got it until I got the Cow booster as I like to heel & toe.
...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 12-06-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,897
Posted By Joe_G
I'll keep my eyes peeled on the Dragtimes YouTube...

I'll keep my eyes peeled on the Dragtimes YouTube page!
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 11-22-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 74,511
Posted By Joe_G
The videographer is Steven Argulis, son of my...

The videographer is Steven Argulis, son of my friend Arnold who's screen name I can't remember at the moment.

I've contacted Arnold and asked Steven to contact you to send you a copy of your car. ...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 11-17-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,897
Posted By Joe_G
David those are outstanding results! Way to go!...

David those are outstanding results! Way to go! You had a goal and you accomplished it and the car looks great.

Did you beat the Maclaren??

Watch the Dragtimes YouTube page, you will be on it...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 11-03-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,043
Posted By Joe_G
Oh I thought you said fuel rail covers. My...

Oh I thought you said fuel rail covers.

My car doesn't have one of those fancy intake covers!

Actually the fast intake is very loud, I could use one.

Be careful to avoid getting dirt in the...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 11-03-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,043
Posted By Joe_G
The fuel rail covers are held by two push clips...

The fuel rail covers are held by two push clips and clip to the rail itself in two spots. Just remove the oil cap and pull up on the passenger side from the exhaust manifold side, they'll pop off...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 10-03-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7,329
Views: 700,970
Posted By Joe_G
oh no I just saw this too...what a tragedy for...

oh no I just saw this too...what a tragedy for Dennis and his family. I considered him a friend as well. May God rest his soul.
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 09-28-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,251
Posted By Joe_G
The best mods for seat of the pants that you...

The best mods for seat of the pants that you really feel are:

1. Headers
2. 4.10 gears

A CowBooster or the other plug in throttle response devices have MORE SOTP effect than any mod...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 09-28-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,251
Posted By Joe_G
You need to uncork the bottlenecks to airflow in...

You need to uncork the bottlenecks to airflow in the proper order. Manifolds are the bottleneck on even stock cam. Then the cam becomes the bottleneck. On the ls 3 the intake and heads are really...
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 09-27-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,110
Posted By Joe_G
Here are some data points to add perspective.

Seebast and I have similar gearing, mine is a little steeper with 4.10 and the MZ6 gearset.

Shifting to 4th right before the ⅛ mile speed timer does cause low ⅛ MPH and thus a larger gain in MPH...
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 09-26-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,110
Posted By Joe_G
My hat is off to you, your driving skills and...

My hat is off to you, your driving skills and attention to detail are admirable and the results are there in black and white! Well done indeed.
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 09-26-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,110
Posted By Joe_G
Holy cow Sebast that is AMAZING driving! You are...

Holy cow Sebast that is AMAZING driving! You are shifting faster than an automatic.

I will I'll call BS on your bionic arm! You must list this $6 million dollar device on your mod list!!!
...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 07-26-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,232
Posted By Joe_G
For street duty you need some siping on the...

For street duty you need some siping on the tires. I recommend the Mickey Thompson 315/35/17 which has decent siping. Nitto drag radials last longer on the street I think but they are nowhere near...
Forum: C6 Tech/Performance 06-30-2016, 12:07 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 17,445
Posted By Joe_G
Your improvement is OUTSTANDING and 1.4's are no...

Your improvement is OUTSTANDING and 1.4's are no joke... your car looks like it was shot off an aircraft carrier!!

Meeting gentlemen like you and others mentioned in this thread are the reason why...
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