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09-14-2018, 11:09 PM
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Posted By Callaway DrDon

I did a lengthy and detailed post on the...

I did a lengthy and detailed post on the installation 5/17/18 that should be helpful and answer some of your questions. Not sure how to give you a direct link.
!. amp dimensions are 6 1/2" x 1...
09-14-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By SilverC54me

Here is what I put in my 2011 vert. * Kenwood...

Here is what I put in my 2011 vert.
* Kenwood Excelon DDX9903
* CDT Audio 2 channel amp MXMA 1502 (looks not to be offered any more, similar size to the Arc Audio KS mini 125.4)
* CDT Audio MX...
08-17-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 666
Posted By 1bdvet

Don't bother with Water Wetter, don't waste your...

Don't bother with Water Wetter, don't waste your money, others will say something different, but not recommended for daily drivers, or weekend fun car!

Mostly used for racing, with straight water,...
07-17-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,367
Posted By VetteofSD

06 A6. I had my transmission tuned by Top Flight...

06 A6. I had my transmission tuned by Top Flight Corvette in San Diego while getting some other mods tuned in. That certainly corrected the paddle delay and firmed up the shifting in Sport or "S". In...
07-16-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,367
Posted By Iceman007

It's funny I just sold my 06' convertible that...

It's funny I just sold my 06' convertible that was manual and bought an 09' coupe with automatic. I was getting tired of shifting through gears in the city, even being a weekend car it was still...
07-07-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,627
Posted By J.Moore

Painted mine with a can of Krylon caliper paint...

Painted mine with a can of Krylon caliper paint from AutoBone. Masked off real good and used those sponge paint brushes the wife had for crafts. Gave them 2 good coats and used a razor blade to...
06-29-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Vett4MVZ

JRG Motorsports in Hayward on Winton....

JRG Motorsports in Hayward on Winton. 415-710-2428. Owner is Josh, great guy, fair prices, great work
06-29-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By sccaGT1racer

If you want it to still ride smooth keeps the...

If you want it to still ride smooth keeps the springs you have and go with big bars soft springs. Id say go with a 35 mm front bar and a adjustable 1 inch bar for the rear. Change the shocks and get...
06-27-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By hungryhippo

You definitely do not want the z06 rear spring....

You definitely do not want the z06 rear spring. Go with the z51 spring as GM designed it. With good shocks and a performance alignment, you should be happy with it... until you get the track bug.
06-24-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 706
Posted By HOXXOH

Strictly talking sway bar bushings, the switch...

Strictly talking sway bar bushings, the switch from OEM rubber to poly improves the cornering. The sway bar is simply a torque tube to transfer some of the forces on one side of the car to other...
06-21-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 706
Posted By cmonkey713

Poly bushing will not give you any noticeable...

Poly bushing will not give you any noticeable differences you are using the car for street or the occasional autocross. They have less compression than the OEM units which provide a more precise...
06-21-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 706
Posted By Kenny94945

You really open this conversation for opinions. ...

You really open this conversation for opinions.

Well, since you have and are used to driving a base car, I would upgrade to the Z51 front & rear sway bars and go ahead and place
poly bushings...
06-20-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By ruxvette

I don't either. When you get done with the last...

I don't either. When you get done with the last post there is not a "go to..." bar. You have to go not to the top but waaay to the top.

:toetap:

Ok, before double d reams me there is a "Forum...
06-20-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By Not So Fast

I DONT LIKE CHANGE,...

I DONT LIKE CHANGE, PERIOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And I certainly don't like this setup, I would post the angry smilie but I can find it damnit !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
NSF
06-20-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By 98Gambler

I installed the Moogs about 2 months ago and so...

I installed the Moogs about 2 months ago and so far great, nice and quiet. I can’t remember how much grease but they didn’t take much. I would also be surprised if it wore out that quick.
06-17-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,121
Posted By Gryphon_

I suggest watching a few youtube vids on how...

I suggest watching a few youtube vids on how springs affect understeer/oversteer: the short story is that the stiffer end will slide first. So if you stiffen up the rear and don't change anything...
06-17-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,121
Posted By VETYGUD

This has been answered several times by several...

This has been answered several times by several people.
For the handling and driving that you are trying to improve on I would not replace the rear spring to a Z06 but keep the stock base spring...
06-14-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,089
Posted By Cherokee Nation

I don't believe those are "normal" temps.When my...

I don't believe those are "normal" temps.When my was new and stock i took a trip to No Ca.in June and it was over 100 degrees across Tx,New Mexico and Arizona and my temps never" went that high as...
06-13-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Dano523

No, you have an aluminum block and heads, and all...

No, you have an aluminum block and heads, and all you need to flush the system is just distilled water alone. Hence radiators additives for flushes are used on iron blocks and heads, to help break...
06-11-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,432
Posted By rkj427

:thumbs: :cheers: now if a few more would...

:thumbs: :cheers: now if a few more would realize this, the forum may be a better place where knowledge is shared amongst the members.

another old saying...………… :eek:

Opinions are like...
06-09-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,432
Posted By RobJoy

Stealer dealer

Went to my local Chevy dealer to get a new battery since mine was approaching 5 years and it was starting to sound like the starter was dragging. This is the same dealer who installed my ACDelco...
06-08-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By Corvette_Ed

If you're going to be racing, get the first, if...

If you're going to be racing, get the first, if it's just for street, get the second.
06-06-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,121
Posted By VETYGUD

Those are the Bilstein Performance Plus/B8 shocks...

Those are the Bilstein Performance Plus/B8 shocks and that is what you want for a stiffer spring. I checked my numbers against yours and they are the same.

I wanted the adjustable end links...
06-06-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,121
Posted By VETYGUD

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1333/80-dsc_1068_daf2345a1a3286dfb6f1ca5440616f385e82dc79.jpg

Front suspension.

Here is a picture of my suspension setup.
...
06-05-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,121
Posted By VETYGUD

I did the heavier bars with poly bar bushings and...

I did the heavier bars with poly bar bushings and the Bilstein HD shocks on a base 99 and was happy with that. I felt the road more but it was far better then the OEM set up. IMO the C6 setup that...
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