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Yesterday, 04:40 PM
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Posted By davidfarmer

97-00 engines had the shitty rod bolts. I...

97-00 engines had the shitty rod bolts. I wouldn’t consider any of the other stuff unless you correct this issue.
06-23-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By davidfarmer

I don't have an answer for you, but there is an...

I don't have an answer for you, but there is an old thread where C5 users say the tabs that came with their Optimas work great. ...
06-21-2019, 04:51 PM
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Posted By davidfarmer

Dashware is a great program also for overlaying...

Dashware is a great program also for overlaying video and data. I use it flying driving off-roading etc. you can customize the output anyway you want.
06-20-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By davidfarmer

unless you have an accusump etc to prelube, you...

unless you have an accusump etc to prelube, you plan sounds fine to me. Get some fresh fuel ASAP. Modern cars are pretty forgiving for storage.....often see brand new cars sit on lots for over a...
06-16-2019, 10:42 PM
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Posted By davidfarmer

GM is a poor sport, and doesn't want competition...

GM is a poor sport, and doesn't want competition even from their own brand. They are on quite the losing streak at the moment!

I think Callaway managed 1 WC race last year, maybe 2. They run in...
06-14-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By davidfarmer

I have the electronic C6 parts manual. It's...

I have the electronic C6 parts manual. It's pretty useful to see the portions of the car blown apart. And of course I have all of the torque specs on PDF. I haven't owned a shop manual since...
06-12-2019, 10:23 PM
06-12-2019, 05:51 PM
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Posted By davidfarmer

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/62144562_2341622779193787_2521974679900520448_o_ea3c899cb1a15b98311caa33449e2419b665cff0.jpg
disconnect sway bar? Is it...
06-10-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,270
Posted By davidfarmer

if you are going through rotors that quickly, you...

if you are going through rotors that quickly, you are almost certainly deforming the calipers quickly as well. I've both permanently deformed C5 calipers and melted pistons out in a single day.
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06-10-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,121
Posted By davidfarmer

those pieces are often knocked off street cars...

those pieces are often knocked off street cars that come through the shop. They see to be designed to barely make it out of the showroom before falling off.
06-07-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By davidfarmer

Low tac vinyl can be reused and doesn’t leave...

Low tac vinyl can be reused and doesn’t leave residue. Static won’t hold up to DE, or never did for me
06-07-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By davidfarmer

They do come lose but rarely. Camber plates are...

They do come lose but rarely. Camber plates are great however. With experience you can lock the oem hardware in locations where they are less likely to move

bigger problem with c7 is the shitty...
06-05-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,639
Posted By davidfarmer

M14 thread, same as the lca concentric bolts ...

M14 thread, same as the lca concentric bolts
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06-05-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,639
Posted By davidfarmer

it is a strong bolt, but it certainly takes a...

it is a strong bolt, but it certainly takes a load. The side load has to be tremendous. The only problem I have with the OEM design is that corner balance requires a lot of special car. No...
06-02-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,639
Posted By davidfarmer

I’m pretty sure they are the same. Search for...

I’m pretty sure they are the same. Search for lowering kits, I know there are some drop in replacements available

i always save them even if I tossing old springs
06-02-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,193
Posted By davidfarmer

something I've run into with almost all...

something I've run into with almost all aftermarket radiators is that the small barbs are almost never quite the right size, and the OEM clamps aren't sufficient to keep them in place. I'd have a...
06-01-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,937
Posted By davidfarmer

it is a very small percentage, although Corvettes...

it is a very small percentage, although Corvettes are well represented at every track day I've attended (in almost 30 years of racing/instructing).
06-01-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,120
Posted By davidfarmer

my 2007 is 2600lbs

my 2007 is 2600lbs
06-01-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By davidfarmer

most prefer more toe in the rear than the...

most prefer more toe in the rear than the front....1/32-1/16" out in the front, around 3/32-1/8 IN in the rear.

This is not a tech issue however, more of a setup issue.
06-01-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By davidfarmer

sin (angle)=toe in inches/wheel diameter in inches

sin (angle)=toe in inches/wheel diameter in inches
05-31-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,531
Posted By davidfarmer

when in the air, check tie rods and hubs for...

when in the air, check tie rods and hubs for play. These are regular wear items on Corvettes. Flush brake fluid, inspect pads. Another common problem is loose batteries.....the local shops that...
05-31-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By davidfarmer

Looks like the thrust angle is zero, not the toe....

Looks like the thrust angle is zero, not the toe.

depending on where your measure, 0.1deg is approx 1/32”. One “flat” of toe is just under 1/32”. With s little practice you can do this yourself...
05-29-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By davidfarmer

too many crashes, too little instruction, I avoid...

too many crashes, too little instruction, I avoid their events. You should consider coming up to the NCM VIR event.
05-26-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,437
Posted By davidfarmer

Those are world class brakes, keep them. The...

Those are world class brakes, keep them. The reason their site is confusing is because AP is constantly pushing the envelope and upgrading parts. The Essex guys will help you determine the exact...
05-25-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,428
Posted By davidfarmer

I only disagree because 60-20 is a very small...

I only disagree because 60-20 is a very small energy change. 20 full stops from 100+ would be another matter
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