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05-07-2019, 06:22 AM
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Posted By dirtydave

C6 CV boots

I race a C6 Z06 in Australia in circuit racing. We have ongoing failures of CV boots - inner and outer, splits and wearing holes (not touching any other components - ribs seems to rub against each...
11-07-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By dirtydave

I have one but it's in Australia. I will find...

I have one but it's in Australia. I will find out how much freight is and let you know.
04-13-2011, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 769
Posted By dirtydave

Replacing a 4+3

Can a Super T10 replace a 4+3 and if so what mods are required?
02-03-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By dirtydave

Has anyone had clearance problems with 295/35/17...

Has anyone had clearance problems with 295/35/17 on C4 standard rims?
04-27-2007, 02:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,397
Posted By dirtydave

does anyone know if and where you can buy carbon...

does anyone know if and where you can buy carbon fibre doors?
01-18-2005, 07:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By dirtydave

diff carrier bush

I am converting my 89 Vette to a Dana 44. The unit I have acquired has larger internal dimension diff carrier bushes of about 14mm. I understand that this was an option for 'heavy duty"...
02-09-2004, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By dirtydave

front hubs

I have been seeking front hubs for my 89 (with ABS).
The ones I have come across are different from the original ones fitted to my car. The new ones all seem to be shorter in the distance between...
08-26-2003, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,141
Posted By dirtydave

Re: Oil temp got up to 238 degrees today... (dbwade36)

Modern oil can take very high temps. I have seen 280 when the oil temp warning comes on in my 89 (in road racing when the thermostat to my oil cooler stopped working).
Your oil temp is hot, but...
08-26-2003, 09:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,316
Posted By dirtydave

Re: Weight of C4s? (RMK)

My '89 convert is 3400 with full fuel, harness/chassis stiffener bar and trailer hitch (to tow race wheels to track). The add ons weigh about 120 lb.
08-26-2003, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By dirtydave

transmission temperature

I road race my '89 convertible in what we call in Australia "sprint" events, which are multicar 3 lap events on circuits. I have an "XTreme" auto trannie (yes I know I should have a manual but it...
07-17-2003, 09:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 906
Posted By dirtydave

Re: 1988 L98 Vette versus 90-91 300 ZX twin turbo (Beach Dude)

If you're prepared to consider a comparatively major mod like a 383, another thought is change diff ratios. I have a 3.73 in my 89 and it really takes off.
07-15-2003, 01:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,580
Posted By dirtydave

Re: So How Hot IS your Vette (Southern Comfort)

In traffic ie under 50 mph, regardless of ambient temperature my '89 water temp goes up to 225 before the fan comes on, and goes back down to 212 when it goes off.
Cruising on a hot day ie over 90...
05-09-2003, 02:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,188
Posted By dirtydave

Re: Ever break a tranny? (Nathan Plemons)

I have blown two standard trannies in 5 years. I give it a hard time in club sprints (3-4 laps at a time of circuit). I now have upgraded many components and fully maualised it. The guys who built...
05-09-2003, 02:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By dirtydave

How much power can a Dana 36 diff take?

I am upgrading the engine for my 89 auto convertible. I currently have the original Dana 36 with 3.73 ratio. How much horsepower will the diff take before I need to change to a 44. I use the car...
09-11-2002, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By dirtydave

sway bars/suspension

I have standard sway bars/suspension in my '89 convertible, and am looking to upgrade by fitting Z51 sway bars and upgradied Bilsteins. I am wondering whether it is necessary to get the heavier Z51...
03-19-2002, 01:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,898
Posted By dirtydave

Re: Anyone install an aftermarket Automatic shifter on a C4 ?? (Bob86ZZ4)

Bob86zz4, did you have to pull the transmission out to instal the shifter?
03-18-2002, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,898
Posted By dirtydave

Re: Anyone install an aftermarket Automatic shifter on a C4 ?? (Beach Bum)

bob86zz4, did you retain the original gear selection indicator, or use the one in the kit?
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