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06-05-2019, 06:43 PM
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Posted By AND0

This is not the full story. Lots of camber with...

This is not the full story.
Lots of camber with lots of TOE will eat up tires, but lots of camber with near ZERO toe will last a very long time.
TOE is what burns up tires.
05-30-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,239
Posted By AND0

Sounds like he changed the clutch master cylinder...

Sounds like he changed the clutch master cylinder to one with a smaller bore to get more leverage and lower pedal effort at the expense of longer travel.
C5 stock size is 19mm or ~3/4" I think C6...
05-29-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,803
Posted By AND0

I think your intuition is correct. You should...

I think your intuition is correct. You should think about it in the other direction, if you increase the volume the pressure will decrease. The only way to "keep pressure constant" would be to...
05-28-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,803
Posted By AND0

Like some of the other posters have said, boost...

Like some of the other posters have said, boost is not analogous to bore or stroke or compression ratio or any other mechanical thing, it is its own thing and is best understood simply as itself....
05-23-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,622
Posted By AND0

I don't know the current state of mods for your...

I don't know the current state of mods for your LS6, but headers, porting and an aggressive cam can add almost 100 engine HP, with potentially shortened service life of some parts, like valve...
05-21-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,276
Posted By AND0

We all know that the LS is the greatest engine...

We all know that the LS is the greatest engine ever made, but.... repeated trips over 7000 at the road course on a factory engine with 120,000 ++ miles....
It might not be that anything specific...
05-21-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 939
Posted By AND0

The stock diff is decent, but tends to break...

The stock diff is decent, but tends to break clutch plates and lose effectiveness. Easy enough to check break away torque, but that is of course only a measure of static preload, not dynamic torque...
05-10-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,308
Posted By AND0

What's with the weird offset on the front wheel? ...

What's with the weird offset on the front wheel?
If I'm reading the specs correctly that 18x10 30mm offset wheel will stick out by almost an inch over the standard C5Z06 rear (18x10.5 58)
MORE...
04-03-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 121,157
Posted By AND0

Turbulent Jet Ignition What a great article!...

Turbulent Jet Ignition

What a great article!

Merci beaucoup!
03-29-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,276
Posted By AND0

The C6Z06 Caliper, which the Grand Sport uses, is...

The C6Z06 Caliper, which the Grand Sport uses, is much reviled and there has been much discussion of its disadvantages by many users over the years.

Best solution seems to be replacement.
03-29-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,995
Posted By AND0

Regarding your sway bar contacting the control...

Regarding your sway bar contacting the control arms, that is not uncommon. Some adjustable end links from your favorite parts supplier Strano or similar will fix that right up. My 01 C5Z is lowered...
03-22-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,995
Posted By AND0

This is a great thread with lots of good info...

This is a great thread with lots of good info buried in there.
C5 track HDPE lessons...
03-06-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 22,193
Posted By AND0

Sorry wasn't paying enough attention to "hard...

Sorry
wasn't paying enough attention to "hard pedal"
Does sound like ice mode. Much info, some conflicting, but in my C5Z experience happens with some yaw and rear wheel slippage on fast...
03-05-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 22,193
Posted By AND0

Pad knock back and random vibration that comes...

Pad knock back and random vibration that comes and goes on a car thats had some track miles?

Maybe take a closer look at wheel bearings.
02-25-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By AND0

Tire temp as a tuning tool has been going out of...

Tire temp as a tuning tool has been going out of favor over the past several years due to the difficulties in getting good info.
Did you come off of a hot lap or take a cool down? Are you using...
02-25-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By AND0

C6 GS Wide body Steel frame for caging ...

C6 GS
Wide body
Steel frame for caging
Factory Dry(ish) Sump
New LS3 style electronics compatibility for eventual engine replacement
02-19-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,532
Posted By AND0

You don't necessarily have to replace tie rods...

You don't necessarily have to replace tie rods every year. If you run very hard your brakes will get very hot, that heat can actually melt the rubber covers on the tie rod ends, requiring...
02-19-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By AND0

Biggest problem you are likely to encounter is...

Biggest problem you are likely to encounter is proper roll cage installation. Given its composite body on frame construction, some unique methods are required. Please do your research or talk to...
02-12-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,912
Posted By AND0

+1 on this. Really good in the wet. However I...

+1 on this. Really good in the wet. However I have found the MPSS to brake away rather abruptly when running very stretched on the rim.
02-12-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By AND0

Also, control arm bushings in C5/C6 are...

Also, control arm bushings in C5/C6 are embarrassingly soft. Change to delrin to really sharpen up handling along with the usual suspects; Tires, shocks, springs, sway bars
02-06-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 966
Posted By AND0

Why would this be I wonder? The stock link has...

Why would this be I wonder?
The stock link has an eccentric, is there a very soft bushing at this point that deflects greatly where the aftermarket will not? So it's more of better dynamic toe...
01-25-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 891
Posted By AND0

Track car build lessons...

Track car build lessons (https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/autocrossing-and-roadracing/2407034-c5-track-car-hpde-conversion-what-i-have-learned.html)

Have you read this thread yet? Answers all...
01-25-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 13,145
Posted By AND0

Ok, apologies in advance, I am sorry to start an...

Ok, apologies in advance, I am sorry to start an internet fight, but rear shocks absolutely have a big effect on controlling the front end. PLEASE READ the article referenced. From the Shock Tuning...
01-14-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By AND0

+1 Clearly CAM-S

+1
Clearly CAM-S
01-11-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,407
Posted By AND0

I've had monoballs on two street driven cars, a...

I've had monoballs on two street driven cars, a 240Z and a S13, and I currently have poly on my C5Z06.
I'll echo what everyone else had said, great sharpness, harsh on square edge bumps like...
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