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03-13-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By l98tpi

What is your intention for sealing radiator to...

What is your intention for sealing radiator to the hood? Are you paneling the underside of the car?
03-12-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By l98tpi

Just my opinion, but I think your vents are too...

Just my opinion, but I think your vents are too far forward on the hood. I think you need to be over the center of the engine. I use tack spec vent. I was considering using those style vents you...
03-08-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,003
Posted By l98tpi

Looks good. Where did you qualify? I assume...

Looks good. Where did you qualify? I assume they look at data to determine you induce understeer? Hard to tell watching the video.
03-03-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,289
Posted By l98tpi

Nice! Looks like your ready to get this season...

Nice! Looks like your ready to get this season started. :thumbs:
02-25-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,492
Posted By l98tpi

NICE:thumbs:

NICE:thumbs:
02-24-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By l98tpi

I got the wheels and tires back on and checked...

I got the wheels and tires back on and checked for clearance and had plenty of clearance so adjusted ride heights to be able to drive. First time out was still a little low in back and had bad rear...
02-21-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By l98tpi

I have no issue with the steering response or...

I have no issue with the steering response or quickness of steering in my C6Z. I autox and track a lot. I would suggest to first look at your front toe spec. A little toe out will give you quicker...
02-10-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By l98tpi

Got the anti-roll bars installed today. I...

Got the anti-roll bars installed today. I switched to heim enlinks which I got a few years ago just never used. I like to use these for ease of disconnecting the bar for corner balancing and have...
02-06-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By l98tpi

Distance between the two red lines is 2.75" ....

Distance between the two red lines is 2.75" . Also here is pict that shows the stock mount vs VanSteel Bracket. The mounting point of my shocks compared to the coilover probably moved less than .5"
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02-06-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By l98tpi

I can measure what the distance is now. Tell me...

I can measure what the distance is now. Tell me from what point to the center of the mount for eye of coilover and I’ll try to get tonight
02-06-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By l98tpi

I didnít measure, but Iím confident I have 8Ē...

I didnít measure, but Iím confident I have 8Ē coils.
02-05-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By l98tpi

Forgestar F14 offsets

18 x 11 Deep Concave 40mm offset

18 x 12 Super Deep Concave 45mm offset
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02-04-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By l98tpi

Vansteel Coilovers Install

After setting the C4 aside for a couple years to focus on the C6, I finally got around to ordering coilovers for my C4. I have seen a few threads on here but not a lot. I ordered the coilovers from...
12-30-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By l98tpi

Wow. Didn't know it was those guys out there....

Wow. Didn't know it was those guys out there. FIgured it was some new guys that figured they could show up and put on a show. I was working course that heat when they ran the green car. They were...
12-30-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By l98tpi

I scale the car with 1/8th tank and try to be...

I scale the car with 1/8th tank and try to be sitting on 1/8th tank when Im going to be on my second or third run, SCCA. I have never fuel starved. At Nationals we were right on the red after last...
12-25-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,131
Posted By l98tpi

Lots of good info here and with anything there...

Lots of good info here and with anything there are different theories of how to make a suspension handle at its best. Myself I try to keep it as simple as possible. I calculate spring rates at each...
12-07-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,718
Posted By l98tpi

I suggest strongly to get a dyno tune. No mail...

I suggest strongly to get a dyno tune. No mail order is going to get you the best a/f ratio for your set up. The hardest thing to find is a shop that has the hardware to connect with the C4 stock...
12-07-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,131
Posted By l98tpi

Sorry, but it drives me crazy with brakes. C4...

Sorry, but it drives me crazy with brakes. C4 needs C5 brakes, c5 needs c6 brakes, c6 needs C7 brakes. It's all in the pads. Use the calipers you have and just get good pads; especially autox. Now if...
10-08-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,091
Posted By l98tpi

I usually try to run a couple events before...

I usually try to run a couple events before making changes. Do an inspection and make sure nothing loose or broken. Check your upper and lower a arm bushings. See if the same handling issue exist. If...
10-08-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By l98tpi

I run Comp Cams Magnums but the best you can get...

I run Comp Cams Magnums but the best you can get is Stainless. They will be the most stable. Missed you at Nationals this year. 👍🏁
09-30-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By l98tpi

yes either SSP or SSM

yes either SSP or SSM
09-30-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By l98tpi

Too stiff springs will not allow weight transfer...

Too stiff springs will not allow weight transfer to the outside tire. Plus higher rates will have car sitting higher. You want the lowest ride height you can get. Corner balance the car then use...
09-27-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By l98tpi

:iagree: If running local or regional events, if...

:iagree: If running local or regional events, if you like the race compound rubber, SSP or SSM. If running National Events, you would need to do some additional mods to be competitive. Same goes...
09-27-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By l98tpi

:iagree: SKF is about the best you can get.

:iagree: SKF is about the best you can get.
09-27-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By l98tpi

I assume you are talking about 800lb springs per...

I assume you are talking about 800lb springs per corner front and 900lb springs per corner rear? If so I think you are too high. Probably need to start out with 650lb front and 750lb rear.
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