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Forum: C5 General
06-24-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By smitty2919

$500 kit that needed that much work? PASS ...

$500 kit that needed that much work? PASS


Better off with the 4eyeC5 kit
06-24-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By smitty2919

I would add Improved Racing oil pan trap doors...

I would add Improved Racing oil pan trap doors and check on valve springs.
Forum: C5 General
06-21-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By smitty2919

Good news is you guys are right and spray-able...

Good news is you guys are right and spray-able Goo-Gone works AMAZING! Spray it on, let it sit for couple of monutes then use a plastic bondo blade to scrape it off. Hell the more you let it sit the...
Forum: C5 General
06-18-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,837
Posted By smitty2919

There is also Vivvid vinyl that also has "air...

There is also Vivvid vinyl that also has "air release" technology making it easy to avoid air bubbles.
06-18-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,245
Posted By smitty2919

Well I suppose you mean running 315 square on a...

Well I suppose you mean running 315 square on a 100% stock car. Once you mess with adustable shocks and or add swaybars you change the initial balance of the car as it was designed.

The most...
Forum: C5 General
06-18-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By smitty2919

Sam Strano Danny Popp I'm sure places like...

Sam Strano
Danny Popp

I'm sure places like Ridetech or Vansteel can get them too.
Forum: C5 General
06-18-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,837
Posted By smitty2919

I would advise AGAINST taking panels off the car....

I would advise AGAINST taking panels off the car. You need to be able to pull the material at times and stretch it while adding heat and if a panel is on the table it will move. I removed a Fbody Z28...
Forum: C5 General
06-17-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,837
Posted By smitty2919

Break it down by panel and not sq feet. You will...

Break it down by panel and not sq feet. You will most likely wrap as follows.

Front bumper
Hood
Front fender/door/rear fender (rolling up to trunk lid)
Roof
Trunklid
Rear bumper.

I'm...
Forum: C5 General
06-17-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,979
Posted By smitty2919

Good info in here. Keeping an eye on this thread...

Good info in here. Keeping an eye on this thread for future cheap/simple upgrades.
Forum: C5 General
06-17-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By smitty2919

SKF X-Tracker Do it once, do it right and...

SKF X-Tracker

Do it once, do it right and never touch the bearing again lol
06-15-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,193
Posted By smitty2919

reason for selling?

reason for selling?
Forum: C5 General
06-15-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,968
Posted By smitty2919

Anyone have a side by side comparison of stock...

Anyone have a side by side comparison of stock lights to the Hella lights (not HID or LED) light output/brightness?

Or can anyone confirm that the new lights work better than stock setup?
Forum: C5 General
06-15-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,482
Posted By smitty2919

No offense taken. People that put large cams in a...

No offense taken. People that put large cams in a stock car either 1) Donít know any better and therefore are happy with any gains shown 2) Listen to other uneducated people on the matter and donít...
Forum: C5 General
06-14-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,482
Posted By smitty2919

That cam comes very well respected. I'm not...

That cam comes very well respected. I'm not trying to re-invent the wheel here nor do I want to. This needs to be reliable/streetable and simply work like we discussed in PM's about the "OEM+1" idea....
Forum: C5 General
06-14-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,968
Posted By smitty2919

Once all these kinks get worked out I'm...

Once all these kinks get worked out I'm interested in this. I'm a "function over looks" for the most part so something that doesn't act like a wall (stock headlights) for wind resistance AND...
Forum: C5 General
06-14-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,482
Posted By smitty2919

Nothing crazy. BTR LS1 Stage 2, new springs and...

Nothing crazy. BTR LS1 Stage 2, new springs and ATI 10% UD pulley was best fit for my application that my tuner and I agreed on.

Requirements:
Very good street manners as this car will be driven...
06-13-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,002
Posted By smitty2919

I finally got a stock Ti system on my car to keep...

I finally got a stock Ti system on my car to keep my sanity since previous setups were too loud inside the car. Another step backwards since the mufflers do not tuck up high and above the bumper...
Forum: C5 General
06-13-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,482
Posted By smitty2919

NKY, but not that important. I will hear it in a...

NKY, but not that important. I will hear it in a couple of weeks when it is on the dyno after a cam install.
Forum: C5 General
06-13-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,482
Posted By smitty2919

I'll need to get a video or get someone to drive...

I'll need to get a video or get someone to drive the car. My wife will drive it but she isn't comfortable to do a solid drive-by LOL
Forum: C5 General
06-11-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,482
Posted By smitty2919

Update...car now has 1 7/8" LT's, no cats, x pipe...

Update...car now has 1 7/8" LT's, no cats, x pipe and stock Ti catback.

HOLY CRAP is it quiet :eek: Inside the car with a rear divider (03 Z06) it is amazing how well the stock catback works to...
06-07-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By smitty2919

I think the Konis can be used in a wider range of...

I think the Konis can be used in a wider range of setups than the DRM's. The adjust ability allows for changes for varying course designs, concrete vs asphalt and different car setups. They may be...
06-06-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By smitty2919

From what I gather the DRM are a monotube design...

From what I gather the DRM are a monotube design since they are Bilstein (better then twin tube designes....but Konis for C5 are monotube as well) and have adjusted fixed valving better suited for...
06-06-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By smitty2919

I think you need to decide whether or not you...

I think you need to decide whether or not you want/need adjust-ability. Then go from there.
Forum: C5 General
06-06-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By smitty2919

I have some matte black vinyl I may try to apply...

I have some matte black vinyl I may try to apply once Plastidip comes off. Going to be a PITA getting wrap inside the vent holes lol.

If you use a quality vinyl and applied correctly, it shouldn't...
Forum: C5 General
06-06-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By smitty2919

Thanks guys, I'll try WD40/Goo Gone to start with.

Thanks guys, I'll try WD40/Goo Gone to start with.
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