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03-21-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By fleming23

You have lots of good shops around your areas...

You have lots of good shops around your areas too. Enjoy the car and maybe I'll see it at the track some day.
03-20-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By fleming23

I found that shipping on the fronts was a PITA. ...

I found that shipping on the fronts was a PITA. I would try to order a set online for around $120/each only to get a $300 shipping charge. This was from several of the normal online parts...
03-20-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,156
Posted By fleming23

I can tell you that any vinyl laying next to real...

I can tell you that any vinyl laying next to real carbon is going to look different up close. From about 5 feet or more the difference becomes less noticeable but the depth just does not exist with...
03-19-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 684
Posted By fleming23

That is not necessarily indicative of pads...

That is not necessarily indicative of pads needing replaced. CCB pads do not have squealers like traditional brake pads, and are known to make much more noise when cold. Your car will have wear...
03-19-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By fleming23

Depends if you are buying new or getting scrubs. ...

Depends if you are buying new or getting scrubs. I believe new Michelin slicks are the fastest but you can find Pirelli DH scrubs pretty cheap ($150/tire.) Hoosier's are fast and last a while.
03-18-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By fleming23

I have both in the basement ready to go but ended...

I have both in the basement ready to go but ended up putting the AP racing back on. From what I gather, the change is very minimal and not likely to result in much additional life.
03-18-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By fleming23

What size tires are you running?

What size tires are you running?
03-15-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 684
Posted By fleming23

The OEM ACDelco pad fits 97% of the needs of the...

The OEM ACDelco pad fits 97% of the needs of the car, from street to track. The only 3% isn't doesn't work well for are really fast drivers on track. Stick with OEM, there are really no better...
03-14-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By fleming23

Iron rotors? Just your hands, or if a little...

Iron rotors? Just your hands, or if a little tough use a big wrench or screw driver. You can use the old rotor backing plate to get all pistons at once.

There are plenty of tools, I own a...
03-14-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 900
Posted By fleming23

That is not entirely accurate, what empirical...

That is not entirely accurate, what empirical evidence do you have to support this? Yes, the ZR1 will make more rear down force at top speed but the total downforce generated by either the stage 3 or...
03-12-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By fleming23

I have a video on 200tw street tires from a...

I have a video on 200tw street tires from a couple years ago...

First time I had ever been to the track. It is pretty easy to learn, and super flat so you can easily see the next turn(s).

I...
03-12-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By fleming23

Maybe over the life of ownership it would pay off...

Maybe over the life of ownership it would pay off but I bet it takes a while to recoup that investment for a few reasons.

Most people don't know how to accurately use scales to corner balance a...
03-12-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By fleming23

While being the most expensive....Akrapovic has a...

While being the most expensive....Akrapovic has a pretty good NPP system that does attenuate the noise fairly well.
03-09-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By fleming23

Nice. Ordered once, I change my oil frequently...

Nice. Ordered once, I change my oil frequently due to tracking so this could be a nice addition to the tool chest.
03-08-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,290
Posted By fleming23

Price update and bump to $1700. Remember this is...

Price update and bump to $1700. Remember this is a shipped price, it will be easily $100+ to ship this thing.

For those curious, Edgyvette makes a complete conversion kit to add this to an LT...
03-07-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By fleming23

I know Optima will be racing at Daytona on the...

I know Optima will be racing at Daytona on the 12th (road course day), and 13th (autocross). I believe it was a Friday/Saturday event, and flipped, as someone else is using the track the 13th but...
02-28-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By fleming23

12mm x 1.50

12mm x 1.50
02-28-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By fleming23

Just an old hoopty with a few modern upgrades ;) ...

Just an old hoopty with a few modern upgrades ;)

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02-27-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By fleming23

Are you talking about where the bottom of the...

Are you talking about where the bottom of the grill and bumper meet? It was a freshly painted bumper and just needed popped in all the way. This photo was snapped right after unloading the car from...
02-27-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By fleming23

Just so it is clear for anyone reading, the...

Just so it is clear for anyone reading, the Protek skid plates do not work with the APR splitter. The larger size and different mounting do not allow it to mount.
02-27-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By fleming23

The APR splitter sticks out slightly more than...

The APR splitter sticks out slightly more than OEM so you may want to consider that into your purchase decision.
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02-26-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,522
Posted By fleming23

At least it is super easy to swap back and forth...

At least it is super easy to swap back and forth if needed.
02-26-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,522
Posted By fleming23

Curious if most using the Radi-Cal caliper are...

Curious if most using the Radi-Cal caliper are using the bolts through the bridge or the quick change spring/clips. I had been running the Anti-rattle clips and bolts until I removed but recently...
02-26-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By fleming23

I'm only aware of those coming in 20 & 21"...

I'm only aware of those coming in 20 & 21" sizes.
02-25-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By fleming23

This and only this advice. The OEM pad is the...

This and only this advice. The OEM pad is the best street/track combo pad you can get. Pagid does make a compatible pad as well, but at a significantly higher price that I am not sure is worth the...
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