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Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-28-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,980
Posted By NinjamanZ51
Easy. Amazing what a limited slip differential...

Easy. Amazing what a limited slip differential and sticky tires will do. :) I owned 2 Neon SRT4s at one point. On street tires, one ran low 11's with all of the creature comforts and the other on...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-27-2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,980
Posted By NinjamanZ51
Some of you guys is why Vette owners have a bad...

Some of you guys is why Vette owners have a bad reputation. Be humble. We are blessed to have cars like this. No need to let your head get big because others can't afford a $70k+ machine. I bet...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-23-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,980
Posted By rbartick
I would not have laughed at the guy, he probably...

I would not have laughed at the guy, he probably just wanted you to throw some revs his way. I would have thrown him a couple of revs, but I would not have raced him on the street.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-19-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,119
Posted By Bill Dearborn
One of the problems with every class of drivers...

One of the problems with every class of drivers on the track is mental fatigue. Track driving is mentally and physically challenging. After a twenty minute session you come off track sweating and...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-19-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,119
Posted By Liquid1
Wrecks and other serious events are relatively...

Wrecks and other serious events are relatively common in my experience at the track. On average I would estimate about one pretty serious issue per day when the track is being fully used (approx 100...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-18-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,119
Posted By Poor-sha
I think Bill pretty much nailed it in his...

I think Bill pretty much nailed it in his original reply. In my experience it's pretty uncommon to get through a well attended two-day event without a couple of offs that end up hitting something. ...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 05-18-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,119
Posted By Bill Dearborn
Here are some examples of driver mistakes that...

Here are some examples of driver mistakes that can end badly. At Watkins Glen exiting Turn 1 (much better after a lot of changes over the last 20 years) can bite a person when exiting the turn with...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-29-2017, 02:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By jagamajajaran
NCM 2017 Bash - 2017 Corvette Production Stats through April

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Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-18-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By DAFFYDRUNK
The other thing I was gonna add was one of the...

The other thing I was gonna add was one of the turns was the part of the track oval, so probably at least 5 seconds of non stop 1.0+ G. Engine seemed perfectly happy doing it.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-18-2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By DAFFYDRUNK
Tracked mine once last summer. No problem with...

Tracked mine once last summer. No problem with overhearing unless you forget to take the aeroplate off. No oil starvation that I know of. If I was doing it all the time I'd hedge my bet with a Z51...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-14-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,266
Posted By beekeeper
Your not the only one. ...

Your not the only one.


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Forum: C7 General Discussion 04-13-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,755
Posted By Karlba
just roll out onto the floor and crawl away lol

just roll out onto the floor and crawl away lol
Forum: C7 General Discussion 03-23-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,690
Posted By Dr. ice
I use mine all the time with zero issues....

I use mine all the time with zero issues. However, my entire front clip has been covered with self healing Expel Ultimate so any fine marks simply fade away should they occur.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 03-15-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,690
Posted By JerryU
If you live in bug country, a bug loaded air...

If you live in bug country, a bug loaded air conditioner condenser looks worse! I'm not worried about the car bumper, the bugs come off if you have sufficient Zaino with Z-CS as a finish. But it...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 03-15-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 16,329
Posted By Chris Larson
I bought my first Vette a little over a month...

I bought my first Vette a little over a month ago. Just something I wanted. At the dealership my wife (of 20 years) made a comment to the salesman that she figured I would be trying to pick up...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 03-12-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,578
Posted By Elvira15
I prefer a manual when it comes to performance...

I prefer a manual when it comes to performance cars...it's a control thing with me. I love my M7. Rev match is a blast, and it makes me look and sound like I know what I'm doing!
Forum: C7 General Discussion 03-12-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,578
Posted By Corgidog1
Even if the A8 churned out dollar bills as I...

Even if the A8 churned out dollar bills as I drove, I would still get a M7.
Forum: C7 General Discussion 02-08-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,217
Posted By obxchartercaptain
What they are not understanding is how many it...

What they are not understanding is how many it fed by BUYING that Corvette....The workers at the plant...the suppliers and their workers, the local food, restaurants, gas stations and all the other...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 01-20-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,675
Posted By Hopper12
Or, have you ever experienced something similar...

Or, have you ever experienced something similar to the following with the factory nav:

"PLEASE GIVE A COMMAND"
Navigation
"WHAT TYPE OF DESTINATION"
Point of Interest
"PLEASE SAY THE POINT OF...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 12-23-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,654
Posted By JimNeedsC7
:iagree: - Wow! That LT5 would be a very...

:iagree: - Wow!

That LT5 would be a very nice engine upgrade for the Vette.

But the LT1 is a thing of wonder and beauty and IMO it will prove hard for the LT5 to really improve upon it in most...
Forum: C5 General 11-25-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,049
Posted By jrprich
I have been married 42 years and one rule I...

I have been married 42 years and one rule I always try to follow is not to argue with relatives or friends at gatherings.........it just never ends well and people have long memories. So I avoid the...
Forum: C5 General 11-25-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,049
Posted By doublenut9
This is one of those no win situations. Just let...

This is one of those no win situations. Just let it go, who cares what he thinks. You will never win the argument. Just nod and move on.
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 11-23-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,289
Posted By Speedforhire
I usually tell folks that an ugly guy like me...

I usually tell folks that an ugly guy like me needs all the help he can get. :cheers:
Forum: C7 General Discussion 11-18-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,969
Posted By LDB
Three points about gas from a person who knows,...

Three points about gas from a person who knows, having worked as a chemical engineer in the refining business for a career. Point #1, while true in some parts of the country, it is not true in other...
Forum: C7 General Discussion 10-31-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 21,087
Posted By 2cnd Chance
Before I ever thought of buying a Corvette I...

Before I ever thought of buying a Corvette I never thought anything negative about Corvette owners. This forum however has a small number of individuals who do not do anything to advance the appeal...
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