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Yesterday, 10:41 PM
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Posted By Mordeth

The 0wX, 5wX, 10wX and 15wX are not well...

The 0wX, 5wX, 10wX and 15wX are not well understood. In general, the first number refers to the oil viscosity when the oil is VERY cold (not when cruising or even at room temp). The 2nd number refers...
03-19-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 650
Posted By Mordeth

I installed and raced on the RPI ZR1 style...

I installed and raced on the RPI ZR1 style splitter for the last 5 years or so. No issues and held up great. I'd also strongly suggest you install the reinforcement brace behind the front fascia. ...
03-15-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Mordeth

Trivially easy. I lay some rags around the...

Trivially easy. I lay some rags around the reservoir and use a fender guard just in case. Not much stays in the hose and as long as you are careful and not in a major rush then none spills. ...
03-15-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By Mordeth

Yep, that is the one. I have it and it works...

Yep, that is the one. I have it and it works great. I bleed my brakes almost every weekend wouldn't leave home without this. Had to swap out the gasket for another one that they provide with the...
03-13-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,092
Posted By Mordeth

Beautiful ride and my favorite color. Congrats! ...

Beautiful ride and my favorite color. Congrats! Any mods on it or are you planning any? She sure looks clean and cared for.
03-13-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By Mordeth

If you are insistent on taking your beautiful ZR1...

If you are insistent on taking your beautiful ZR1 to a dealership to change something as simple as the oil (which can be done in your garage in 30 minutes), then make sure the tech who is doing it...
03-08-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,649
Posted By Mordeth

Everyone enjoys giving an opinion, even when not...

Everyone enjoys giving an opinion, even when not asked for. This guy is sharing his build, not asking for unsolicited advice. Additionally, the OP complained of a noticeable ticking noise. And while...
03-08-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,649
Posted By Mordeth

GM lifters are fine for this application and work...

GM lifters are fine for this application and work well. Also a good idea to replace them when the heads are off, so it's a good move. They are so cheap that they are basically free, so it's...
03-07-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By Mordeth

275 35 18 are 25.578 tall. 345 30 19 are...

275 35 18 are 25.578 tall.

345 30 19 are 27.149" tall.

The ratio of stagger for these are 1.0614 (27.149/25.149). Factory ratio is 1.0429. The AH and TC are typically happy up to about a 1.08...
03-07-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Mordeth

I ordered mine through Mark at AMT Motorsports. ...

I ordered mine through Mark at AMT Motorsports. Vendor and sponsor here. Good pricing and he helped me with fitment and wheel selection.
03-06-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By Mordeth

How would we know? Why not warm the car up and...

How would we know? Why not warm the car up and look at the dipstick? An extra half quart will not cause issues, but it is hard to understand why you wouldn't just look at the dipstick. And you will...
03-04-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By Mordeth

Appreciate the info and pics. Looks fantastic. ...

Appreciate the info and pics. Looks fantastic. What is going behind those? In for results.
03-03-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Mordeth

Just to clear up confusion and random guessing: ...

Just to clear up confusion and random guessing:

The LS2 and LS7 throttle body is the same up through most of 2008. (silver throttle plate) Part # is 12570790
The LS3 and LS7 throttle body is the...
03-03-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,313
Posted By Mordeth

What oil temps do you see on track? Here is what...

What oil temps do you see on track? Here is what I currently use (and I have tried many, many combinations over the years). I have an aftermarket oil cooler and run my car at sustained WOT for hours...
03-02-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By Mordeth

I used to get it on Motortrend on demand but not...

I used to get it on Motortrend on demand but not anymore. They had 11 episodes last year. Now I "watch" for the live results on racemonitor, wait for reports/video clips from friends I have at the...
03-01-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By Mordeth

There are as many opinions on oil as there are...

There are as many opinions on oil as there are types of oil. It's a deep snake pit of guessing around here (and most places). Everyone has their favorite, and will usually say: "I use XXXX - no...
02-27-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,135
Posted By Mordeth

Sounds great. Fighting heat is a never ending...

Sounds great. Fighting heat is a never ending battle on the track especially with a blower strapped to the top. I am always battling heat and I am N/A with less power than you. Once you have adequate...
02-27-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,831
Posted By Mordeth

I use this one: ...

I use this one: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003V9L05G/ref=oh_aui_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Works good, seals up nice, is accurate and is cheap. Once connected and pressurized, if...
02-27-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,135
Posted By Mordeth

The rotors are not steel. They are iron. And the...

The rotors are not steel. They are iron. And the hat is billet aluminum. And the calipers are forged aluminum. There is no steel in the construction (except for minor bits like through-bolts, pistons...
02-27-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,831
Posted By Mordeth

Most likely it is in fact a blown headgasket. ...

Most likely it is in fact a blown headgasket. You can do a very quick and simple leak down test and coolant pressure test and this will help identify it. These testers are cheap (less than $50) and...
02-24-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,895
Posted By Mordeth

Nothing was contradicted and your reading...

Nothing was contradicted and your reading comprehension is extremely poor, I am sorry to say. Both Unreal and I said the exact same thing. Which is that the safety bars are used to support the car,...
02-24-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,895
Posted By Mordeth

Are you reading anything or just making stuff up...

Are you reading anything or just making stuff up as you go along? The safety bars are used as it is not proper to leave a vehicle held up in the air indefinitely by any hydraulic system. This is...
02-24-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,895
Posted By Mordeth

No they won't, and I have no idea what you are...

No they won't, and I have no idea what you are talking about. It raises and lowers using hydraulics, not the air cylinders. Then it engages with locking bars. The air canisters are used as I stated...
02-24-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,895
Posted By Mordeth

1) The air cylinders assist lowering the frame...

1) The air cylinders assist lowering the frame after the vehicle's tires touch the floor, or if the lift was ever raised with no load. They are not used while the jack has the car in the air or is in...
02-22-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,167
Posted By Mordeth

It's small and inconspicuous. I didn't want to...

It's small and inconspicuous. I didn't want to stand out.

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