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09-01-2018, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Fastnail

I used SEM #39143 Trim Black for all of mine. It...

I used SEM #39143 Trim Black for all of mine. It has a satin finish and matches the other trim on my 96. The only thing I would do different of I do it again is SEM makes an adhesion promoter for use...
08-30-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Posted By confab

Good.. They sound like a bunch of a-holes. ...

Good.. They sound like a bunch of a-holes.

Most real car guys are great people, and great to be around.. Then there's always that few.
08-30-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Posted By MatthewMiller

That's a pretty ridiculous post. If you have any...

That's a pretty ridiculous post. If you have any sense of the difference in occurrence of major damage at track events vs autocross events, you wouldn't post this. You can youtube a lot more track...
08-30-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Posted By Z51BOB

I couldn't agree more. This is a very low risk...

I couldn't agree more. This is a very low risk high fun sport. With a stock engine and chassis you shouldn't damage anything except your ego. I've hit plenty of cones - no scratches. Someday I...
08-30-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Posted By Tom400CFI

Let's not be alarmists now. Notice I used the...

Let's not be alarmists now. Notice I used the word "Virtually". Of course anything can happen....any time/anywhere. Right? But in the real word, auto x is about the safest way/place to learn...
08-28-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Posted By Tom400CFI

I think it will help. Auto x allows skid...

I think it will help. Auto x allows skid control experimentation....with virtually zero consequences.
08-28-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Posted By MatthewMiller

Mostly, yeah. Even a teeny bit of play is...

Mostly, yeah. Even a teeny bit of play is acceptable - some cheaper bearings these days come with that "feature." By "teeny" I mean less than 1/16" at the tire circumference - enough to feel but...
08-28-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Posted By MatthewMiller

I forgot to mention that in general, C4s are very...

I forgot to mention that in general, C4s are very tough and will stand up to a lot of abuse. Your 85 manual should have a D44 diff, which is the strong one. Mine never has problems even with over...
08-28-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Posted By vader86

I was nervous the first time I competed in...

I was nervous the first time I competed in college, it was my daily driver and I couldnt do without it then, but nothing broke and I had fun.

I did have a battery go completely dead on me, the...
08-28-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Posted By MatthewMiller

If you look at my avatar you'll guess that I...

If you look at my avatar you'll guess that I agree with the others: do it! Going fast around corners is what Corvettes were made for - especially C4s. Back in the 80s and early 90s C4s were at the...
08-27-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Posted By Torchred Vette

Not Corvette only. Look on...

Not Corvette only.

Look on www.motorsportreg.com under autocross for more info. Registration should be opening shortly.
08-27-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Posted By Tom400CFI

No. It's probably the best thing you can do with...

No. It's probably the best thing you can do with your Corvette. It will improve your relationship with the car...and make you a better driver.


You're driving around in a parking lot. Yeah,...
08-27-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Posted By Torchred Vette

No blown motors or anything major. I did have my...

No blown motors or anything major. I did have my fuel pump go out on me last year at 3:00p.m. on a Sunday in Peru Indiana as I was going to the start line. Had the problem diagnosed, located a part...
08-27-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Posted By billschroeder5842

You have the right frame of mind. Just go and...

You have the right frame of mind. Just go and drive your best, you will not break anything---at least on your first outing as you are just getting a feel for things.

I went to a SCCA event a...
08-27-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Posted By Torchred Vette

I run SCCA Solo events in a box stock 95 coupe...

I run SCCA Solo events in a box stock 95 coupe with an automatic transmission.

What you would want to do is increase your air pressure in your tires. Most dedicated autocrossers run 200 treadwear...
08-27-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 408
Posted By aklim

Define "doesn't work"? When you pull it. does the...

Define "doesn't work"? When you pull it. does the actuator at the caliper have tension?
08-24-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,253
Posted By confab

If I had the trans out anyway I would because I...

If I had the trans out anyway I would because I hate to revisit things.. But if it works properly it isn't absolutely necessary.
08-24-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,253
Posted By confab

For 60 bucks, it's solid.. A search on the...

For 60 bucks, it's solid..

A search on the part says it's solid:

https://www.carid.com/luk/flywheel-mpn-lfw131.html

I know some people swear by them, but I've never owned a car with a DMF...
08-24-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,253
Posted By ctmccloskey

Hello again, Bfenty I had that predicament with...

Hello again, Bfenty
I had that predicament with one of my German cars that came equipped with the Dual Mass Flywheel and Clutch and they told me how much it cost to replace it I was shocked! The...
08-22-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By WhiteC1

Headliner Repair

Go to YouTube and search for "Targa Top Headliner Repair Ozzstar". There's a 9 minute video that I followed and it came out great. Pretty easy to do. I used the 3M headliner adhesive.

Regards,...
08-16-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By confab

6x1.0 is about 100-140 inch pounds.. It...

6x1.0 is about 100-140 inch pounds..

It should hold that. If it doesn't it is probably not safe.
08-16-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By belairbrian

is there a torque spec for the bolts? I know...

is there a torque spec for the bolts?
I know the tool they provide just gets them tight based on what you feel is tight.

Just thinking, if the threads are partially stripped they might slip...
08-16-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By confab

Bolt it back in and go. I bet you're fine.

Bolt it back in and go. I bet you're fine.
08-16-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By confab

Seller left it loose.. Probably forgot. ...

Seller left it loose.. Probably forgot.

(Which is easy to do)

Probably took it out for pics.
08-16-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By kentsimon

It should be pretty easy to add the hardware, I...

It should be pretty easy to add the hardware, I had to move hardware from one top to another about 25 years ago I don't remember any issues.
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