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Forum: Great Lakes
Yesterday, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Mike Mercury

at the moment, the weather forecast for Sunday is...

at the moment, the weather forecast for Sunday is saying it will be a sunny rain-free day. It will be a little chilly though...
10-15-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 771
Posted By Mike Mercury

yep. No one "needs it" But AlGore and his...

yep. No one "needs it"

But AlGore and his cult gets-off by forcing these things on to others.
Forum: Great Lakes
10-14-2018, 03:25 PM
10-10-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,474
Posted By Mike Mercury

could it be because....

could it be because....
10-10-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,746
Posted By Mike Mercury

this talk about two cars... is mainly due to the...

this talk about two cars... is mainly due to the fear of a high priced ME. If somehow GM can make a ME for a base price of $60k... then I believe we'll see only a mid engined C8.

I know it's been...
10-08-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 26,714
Posted By Mike Mercury

it's been 10 years or so, but a car mag did...

it's been 10 years or so, but a car mag did extensive testing on this specific; monitoring manifold vacuum/pressure. The car had to be going 180mph or more before there were any measurable benefits.
10-08-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,351
Posted By Mike Mercury

that looks cool ! But the steering wheel...

that looks cool !

But the steering wheel says "Zora"; so is this the $60k base model C8... or the Zora 1 ?
10-07-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By Mike Mercury

I converted the standards seats to the...

I converted the standards seats to the Competition variety; was about $1900 for the kit.... one kit does both seats. Bought from a forum vendor.

Not all that difficult to do, but it is a time...
Forum: Great Lakes
10-04-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Mike Mercury

My fav parts are: * the initial meet-up; seeing...

My fav parts are:
* the initial meet-up; seeing all the Corvettes arrive and talking to their owners
* the police escort when the road tour begins
* the halfway stop meet-up.

Some attendees do...
10-03-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By Mike Mercury

when working properly... the seat ventilation...

when working properly... the seat ventilation system is marginal.

FYI, it isn't technically a "cooled seat"; instead air from the floor is blown into the seat. Many just call them "ventilated...
10-01-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,522
Posted By Mike Mercury

I've had both seats completely apart (when I...

I've had both seats completely apart (when I converted from the standard version to the Competition type). Once disassembled... I noticed the air inlet for the seat ventilators was from the bottom of...
10-01-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Mike Mercury

Mine has been stable; well sorta. The first...

Mine has been stable; well sorta.

The first SD card I inserted was straight out of th epackage, I did not format it first; and this worked well.
On occasion I will remove the card to do a mass...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-28-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By Mike Mercury

tomorrow; 11:30. This might be the last one...

tomorrow; 11:30.

This might be the last one of the season; hope to see you there.
Forum: Great Lakes
09-25-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Mike Mercury

[SW Ohio] Fall Colors Road Tour - Restoration Station Oct 21

http://www.restoration-station.com/images/logo-5%20inch.gif

You will want to attend the 2018 edition of this event. :yesnod:
Jeff Bernhardt does an excellent job at this, well organized and a lot...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-25-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By Mike Mercury

don't lose your passport (or is that part of the...

don't lose your passport (or is that part of the plan?)[/left]
09-24-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,446
Posted By Mike Mercury

at first I used my gas powered leaf blower, but...

at first I used my gas powered leaf blower, but discovered a faint rainbow type reflection on the cars surface occasionally. A quick wipe down with detailing spray removed this.

I switched to an...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-22-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By Mike Mercury

I've changed the times to: arrive 11:30; go...

I've changed the times to:

arrive 11:30; go in to eat (optional) at noon.
Forum: Great Lakes
09-22-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By Mike Mercury

[SW OH] Corvette GTG, Sept 29

Saturday Sept 29

Cheddar's
5341 Cornerstone North Blvd
Centerville, OH 45440
(937) 439-4944

arrive 11:30; go in to eat (optional) at noon.

Cheddars is across the street from Costco and...
09-21-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,721
Posted By Mike Mercury

is the ME going to be the C8.... or the Zora Z1...

is the ME going to be the C8.... or the Zora Z1 ???
09-20-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,721
Posted By Mike Mercury

I'd love a mid-engined supercar; but they have...

I'd love a mid-engined supercar; but they have always been waaaaay out of my affordability range.

Fieros, Fiat X 1/9, are not supercars; it's a stretch even calling them a sports car.
09-19-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,662
Posted By Mike Mercury

It's all guesswork at this point. I frequent...

It's all guesswork at this point.

I frequent the C8 section... and some there talk in absolutes; though I think it's actually good-natured foresight and intuition/future prediction based.
09-17-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,662
Posted By Mike Mercury

I would in a heartbeat... but can I afford it? ...

I would in a heartbeat... but can I afford it?

It's all a question of economics. I'd like to own Lambos and Ferraris... but they are out of my price range. I have a suspicion that this mid engined...
09-13-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,000
Posted By Mike Mercury

that's similar to my dilemma. My 2015 A8 (built...

that's similar to my dilemma. My 2015 A8 (built on the 2nd day of production) has never shown any of the TC issues, though I am only driving it around 2k miles per year.

This triple flush may...
09-08-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,370
Posted By Mike Mercury

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09-02-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,370
Posted By Mike Mercury

the Range device is not really about 4cyl -...

the Range device is not really about 4cyl - 8cyl... it's more about avoiding a future TC failure. Just happens that not allowing the 4cyl mode is what is done to save the TC. So, there's never really...
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