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07-16-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,248
Posted By vetteLT193

I always thought the purple California Vette in...

I always thought the purple California Vette in the background of your pic was one of the best, closest to production, Corvettes that never made it. If they actually produced that car it would have...
07-02-2019, 01:48 PM
06-28-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 57,400
Posted By vetteLT193

On top of that, the practice of buying and...

On top of that, the practice of buying and selling cars without a license is called 'curbstoning' and is illegal. There are fines associated with each sale but in this case it could mean jail time...
Forum: C5 Tech
06-26-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 941
Posted By vetteLT193

You can tune it out by setting the fuel cutoff...

You can tune it out by setting the fuel cutoff speed to a stupid high number like 250MPH. That's fine if you already have a good tuner and know what you are doing, don't have the problem yet and are...
Forum: C5 General
06-24-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By vetteLT193

ebay has tons of used seats. I believe they are...

ebay has tons of used seats. I believe they are plug and play but let someone else confirm.

That side plastic part is what it is. You can chase fixing it or just live with it.

If you opt...
Forum: C5 General
06-21-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,446
Posted By vetteLT193

That would be the C4 actually.... The C4 is...

That would be the C4 actually.... The C4 is where they went pretty radical on the frame and entered world class, the 1984 almost hit 1g on the skid pad... the C5 is where they fixed the problems of...
06-19-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,587
Posted By vetteLT193

Very likely swapped valve covers only. Easy job...

Very likely swapped valve covers only. Easy job and a nice looking upgrade
06-19-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,143
Posted By vetteLT193

No, it's just not the same. If I was going to...

No, it's just not the same. If I was going to let someone drive my DCT equipped car I'd give them a quick lesson and warn about the differences between it and an auto. It behaves differently and if...
Forum: C5 General
06-17-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,017
Posted By vetteLT193

To do it right there is a ton of waste too.

To do it right there is a ton of waste too.
06-14-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,017
Posted By vetteLT193

I think the split on this concept is location. I...

I think the split on this concept is location. I see you are in Denver and the Corvette probably wouldn't work as your only car. Where the majority of Corvette owners live (FL, TX, CA) the Corvette...
06-14-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,550
Posted By vetteLT193

Is it actually overheating or just hotter than...

Is it actually overheating or just hotter than you personally want it to be? A newer Vortec engine isn't batting an eye at 210, or even 230. If the gauge starts hitting the 240 line you have a...
06-13-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,797
Posted By vetteLT193

They are actually functional to suck air into the...

They are actually functional to suck air into the brakes... there are 'vanes' built in to the back side of the wheel designed to suck air in and blow it out through the holes. It took Chevy a while...
06-07-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,179
Posted By vetteLT193

This is 100 percent correct. It's almost always...

This is 100 percent correct. It's almost always a silver or some version of silver. The body lines show well on camera and it's easy for people to imagine themselves in the car with a different...
06-05-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,305
Posted By vetteLT193

featured a whole lot of FE layout cars. I still...

featured a whole lot of FE layout cars. I still gotta wonder if we are getting both
06-05-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,993
Posted By vetteLT193

It says right in the ad that the building cost...

It says right in the ad that the building cost 770k so I'm assuming you are buying the car and the building it is sitting in. hahahahaha
06-05-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,214
Posted By vetteLT193

No, it only mentions that smoothness is something...

No, it only mentions that smoothness is something that is desired but the main reason for this transmission is improved packaging in the areas of reduced size and weight.
06-05-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,214
Posted By vetteLT193

The patent does not include a TC and it is...

The patent does not include a TC and it is complete from engine through transmission so we won't be seeing a variant like Acura's DCT.
05-23-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 25,974
Posted By vetteLT193

I'm having to guess no one here that thinks the...

I'm having to guess no one here that thinks the ME Corvette will impact these other car sales has ever been to a Chevy dealer to get service. I'm also guessing that they never actually tried to...
05-22-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,786
Posted By vetteLT193

The manual option is interesting... you have to...

The manual option is interesting... you have to think of the buyer of the car when it was new and you get a pretty good picture. Most manuals were built in coupes. The color distribution is even...
Forum: C5 General
05-20-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,086
Posted By vetteLT193

New ones by a mile.

New ones by a mile.
Forum: C5 General
05-20-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 875
Posted By vetteLT193

Waze is what I use. probably one of the best...

Waze is what I use. probably one of the best uses of crowd sourcing of information there is.
Forum: C5 General
05-20-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,590
Posted By vetteLT193

Miami is a hot spot for cheapo mods. There are a...

Miami is a hot spot for cheapo mods. There are a ton of places down there that will do things for pennies on the dollar and what you get is pennies on the dollar work. Some things just from the...
Forum: Ask Tadge
05-17-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,603
Posted By vetteLT193

It's probably a liability thing. Put the car in...

It's probably a liability thing. Put the car in weather mode with super sticky, barely has any tread, barely street legal tires and idiot owner goes out in a monsoon and wrecks. Sues GM saying...
05-17-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,301
Posted By vetteLT193

This stuff is nothing compared to the newer...

This stuff is nothing compared to the newer ceramic coatings. I use Hydrosilex, which is just as easy to apply but wow the results. You can apply it over everything too... the glass seems like...
Forum: C5 General
05-17-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,370
Posted By vetteLT193

I agree that top dollar cars need no repairs. ...

I agree that top dollar cars need no repairs.

Regarding the manual being worth less... The issue here is simply a numbers game. Very few Convertible Corvettes were (and still are) fitted with a...
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