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01-09-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 44
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Posted By Tally Ho

If you go by the stats the Z wins. Lighter and...

If you go by the stats the Z wins. Lighter and more rubber in the rear. If you go by seat of the pants, the Charger feels quicker. A full throttle launch just ends up in tire smoke. The P Zeros just...
11-21-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By Thomasmoto

Just vary your speed and engine loads. Don't run...

Just vary your speed and engine loads. Don't run it on cruise control and do some down shifting no matter which trans you got.
11-21-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By Bill Dearborn

You do have to remember that break in also...

You do have to remember that break in also includes the rest of the drive train and the brakes. You may get away with running the engine hard during break in but the trans and diff may not appreciate...
11-15-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,585
Posted By ronsc1985

What you are not taking into account is that...

What you are not taking into account is that Corvettes are a minor part of most dealerships revenue stream as opposed to the other brands you mention whose revenue stream is almost 100% upscale...
10-27-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By jabeasley1

Paint holding up

I would imagine the paint and clear coat will hold up fine... if not, all the other companies that offer the painted lids might get a lot of returns. Eitherway, this was an extra lid I had so i will...
10-17-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,184
Posted By RedBaroness

There will be better pictures once mine comes in...

There will be better pictures once mine comes in and I know a place with a Laguna Blue that I can probably get some side by side images with for comparison. But yeah, the first ones are likely...
09-12-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,919
Posted By chevyfanatic

Basically what the tune does is it makes your...

Basically what the tune does is it makes your shifts way harder so it feels a lot like a dual clutch.

will it cut your shift times down to where they're the same as a dual clutch no. Right now...
09-01-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By tertiumquid

Well...this old duffer (me) is closing in on 71!...

Well...this old duffer (me) is closing in on 71! Let's face it, at our ages we should be doing whatever makes us happy. Life isn't a dress rehearsal so if something daring seems like what you want,...
08-22-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,492
Posted By Oneslackr

I know you weren't disagreeing with me & I...

I know you weren't disagreeing with me & I completely agree with both of your posts. GM doesn't need to kiss our feet but they need to at least treat the owners fairly & expediently if we have...
08-16-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By fishpick

Again... close, but, not a complete negative on...

Again... close, but, not a complete negative on the white pants...

As I finalize my plans for a z06 purchase... comments like these suggesting "white pants" are EVER ok... make me slightly...
08-02-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,497
Posted By capevettes

The real music in these cars is coming from the...

The real music in these cars is coming from the tailpipes. The stereo is fine, but I'm no audiophile. I do like fast cars though.
07-31-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,051
Posted By tertiumquid

Those were the days, brother. The 50's and...

Those were the days, brother. The 50's and 60's...buy something right out of the showroom and start laying down rubber on the local streets against anything you thought you could beat. We grew up in...
07-31-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,497
Posted By Warp Factor

Agreed! ...

Agreed!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frtVqCZub-0
07-19-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,666
Posted By saleen556

Completely agree. A lot of very opinionated...

Completely agree. A lot of very opinionated people around here. We all just need to be grateful that we get to drive such a great car 👍🏻
07-17-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,666
Posted By ZR1Bob

I echo this exactly. Love my A8. Every month when...

I echo this exactly. Love my A8. Every month when I have lunch with my friend and C4 ZR-1 expert Marc Haibeck, who only drives stick shift cars in his day job, he always drives my Z06 to lunch and...
06-19-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,990
Posted By pkincy

That is to be expected. If you are using the...

That is to be expected. If you are using the paddles and you are simply driving along normally you likely are shifting at higher rpm than the A8 is programmed. Or if you are using the paddles you...
05-17-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,480
Posted By Mr. Gizmo

see post number 48 above. I answer this question...

see post number 48 above. I answer this question as asked by someone else.
04-26-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,116
Posted By GeorgeR_Zed06

Same here, I hurt my right AC joint at the gym...

Same here, I hurt my right AC joint at the gym and it is still a bit bothersome. Doctor had me get on youtube and look up shoulder impingement exercises in which helped me out a great deal. :thumbs:...
03-29-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,747
Posted By lordofwar

with the hood and mirrors already done, hood and...

with the hood and mirrors already done, hood and rear vents would put your car over thee top.
03-21-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By Bill Dearborn

That wouldn't work as the felt cushions the...

That wouldn't work as the felt cushions the impact of the debris when it hits the liner. Putting it on the other side wouldn't help. The problem is the hot gooey OPR coming off the tires sticks to...
03-17-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,610
Posted By BMadden

Sad that you had to jump through that many hoops...

Sad that you had to jump through that many hoops on a $100k car. GM never ceases to amaze me. :(
07-24-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,746
Posted By b4i4getit

The best transmission is the one you have. :D

The best transmission is the one you have. :D
07-22-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,746
Posted By Paulchristian

I support cops, and their choice of transmission....

I support cops, and their choice of transmission. Thank you for all the sacrifices you have made for the people of your city. I mean that. I have 13 years in the Navy (7 more to go). It's a shame...
07-09-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,288

QC, 65 Carbon #04 delivery, pics, stories,Barn finds 7/9/17 Mike Furman at Criswell

~Now starts the gray area of Corvette sales because as of July 29th the Corvette Plant shuts down (three months) for a much needed makeover as
that project hasn't been done since 1997...now that may...
06-22-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,718
Posted By NSC5

It is definitely faster in D, the computer is far...

It is definitely faster in D, the computer is far better at timing shifts than any human and it can pre-stage the clutch packs perfectly in anticipation of the shift. In a Z06 RPM increase in first...
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