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08-16-2015, 07:43 PM
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Posted By zigspeed10

Cracked Fender Pic ...

Cracked Fender Pic

http://i879.photobucket.com/albums/ab353/zigspeed10/IMG_2613_zpst78skwnb.jpg (http://s879.photobucket.com/user/zigspeed10/media/IMG_2613_zpst78skwnb.jpg.html)

New Fender...
08-16-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,707
Posted By zigspeed10

Here is a link to the build thread showing the...

Here is a link to the build thread showing the cage. I'll get more pics up tonight.

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/autocrossing-and-roadracing/2991845-tta-to-pta-build.html

Thanks
08-15-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,707
Posted By zigspeed10

C5 Racecar with Blown Engine

The engine blew on 8/7/15 at Mid Ohio and resulted in contact with a tire wall on the left front. Damage is only cosmetic and only needs the LF fender replaced due to a crack in the fender and some...
07-11-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,533
Posted By zigspeed10

You will want a higher spring rate in the rear...

You will want a higher spring rate in the rear than stock to avoid running on the bump stops.

Consider getting stiffer springs and proper shock valving to go with them and get the car dialed in...
07-11-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,797
Posted By zigspeed10

I had a 2002 6.0 2500hd Chevy gas truck and...

I had a 2002 6.0 2500hd Chevy gas truck and earlier this year I bought a 2011 Duramax. I pull a 28' enclosed. The gas truck could pull it but couldn't keep up with traffic and any kind of incline my...
07-08-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 166,430
Posted By zigspeed10

What brake pad compounds are used in professional...

What brake pad compounds are used in professional motorsports? I'm curious if the commonly available pads that we use are the same ones the pros use.

What factors determine the choice of rotor...
12-21-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,084
Posted By zigspeed10

I did my own cage but a friend of mine had his...

I did my own cage but a friend of mine had his done by Mark McMahan in Akron, OH. Outstanding quality. Here is his website.

http://www.rollcageguy.com

Or you could contact Danny Popp in the...
12-16-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,627
Posted By zigspeed10

The more safety gear you have the better. When I...

The more safety gear you have the better. When I run at a practice/track day, I wear all of my safety gear like its a race.

Bad stuff can happen in a hurry and it doesn't need to be a "race" for...
12-16-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By zigspeed10

Sounds like you are at least in the ballpark on...

Sounds like you are at least in the ballpark on setup. Something to consider on the G2's is if they are the short bodies you will need to use spacers to get the ride height up high enough. Also the...
12-16-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By zigspeed10

What shocks springs and sway bars are you...

What shocks springs and sway bars are you running? Saying that you are dancing with the controls and sliding all over the place sounds like you might have a problem with your setup that could be...
12-16-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,367
Posted By zigspeed10

I'll also recommend removing the aero. You sound...

I'll also recommend removing the aero. You sound like some one who wants to learn how to drive and learn car control which is great! So many people just want to put down fast laps or beat their buddy...
12-16-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,084
Posted By zigspeed10

Thanks for the confirmation, now onto the fun...

Thanks for the confirmation, now onto the fun part of making sense of all this geometry.
12-15-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,084
Posted By zigspeed10

Anyone measure Center of Gravity height?

I tried to measure Cg height on my car following the longacre racing procedure. I was able to raise the rear about 17 inches, as that's all I was comfortable doing at the time. The calculation said...
09-11-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By zigspeed10

They are 315/30/ZR18 and from the BFG website the...

They are 315/30/ZR18 and from the BFG website the overall diameter is 25.4 inches.
09-10-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By zigspeed10

Lower price. Need these gone.

Lower price. Need these gone.
09-08-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,203
Posted By zigspeed10

I agree a consolidation like that would never...

I agree a consolidation like that would never happen even though it would be the best thing ever. Imagine having 10-15 car fields every weekend.

I would support combining ST3 and ST2 with a power...
09-08-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,203
Posted By zigspeed10

At the Eastern Championships a corvette won every...

At the Eastern Championships a corvette won every class it was eligible to compete in with the exception of TT2.
09-08-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,203
Posted By zigspeed10

Here is my video from the championship race. ...

Here is my video from the championship race.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vK0XIcVg2yE&feature=youtu.be
09-03-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,203
Posted By zigspeed10

Great write up. It was so frustrating dealing...

Great write up. It was so frustrating dealing with that GTR which is why I made some aggressive passing attempts on him. These videos were only the races, we were dealing with his crap in all the...
07-24-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By zigspeed10

Bump for new price.

Bump for new price.
07-07-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 917
Posted By zigspeed10

C5 Z06 M12 Transmission

This transmission came out of my 2004 z06 track car. Shifted great when I removed it. I only took it out to put in a trans with different gear ratios.

$900 Shipped.

Thanks

Dave
07-07-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By zigspeed10

BFG 315/18 R1-S set of 4

New Price

BFG 315/18 R1-S set of 4 with only two heat cycles. One tire rubbed my fender and left a mark. I wouldn't hesitate to run that tire, I just didn't want there to be any suprises. I...
05-02-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By zigspeed10

This statement is true. The link that...

This statement is true.

The link that people don't make is that the torque at higher rpm is less than the torque at a lower rpm. Your multiplication factor is better in second gear as opposed to...
05-02-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By zigspeed10

What I meant is that the rpm drop between shifts...

What I meant is that the rpm drop between shifts doesn't drop me out of peak power. I hit peak power around 4700 and holds it to the rev limiter.
05-01-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By zigspeed10

A gear change by itself will not make your car...

A gear change by itself will not make your car accelerate faster, for drag racing it might help but only because they start from a stand still and they need that short gear to quickly get into the...
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