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06-19-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By DunlevysZ

15W-50 is pretty thick when cold and I worry...

15W-50 is pretty thick when cold and I worry about startup wear and parasitic drag, which is why a lot of the pro racers have moved away from 15W-50. I'm running a C5Z with a stock engine and with an...
06-19-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By DunlevysZ

What are your max oil temps while on track?

What are your max oil temps while on track?
06-16-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,003
Posted By DunlevysZ

I'm running T1 bars and going square only...

I'm running T1 bars and going square only required optimizing alignment in my case. I run the rear bar in the middle and the car is very well balanced.
06-08-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By DunlevysZ

Use distilled water and Water Wetter if you're...

Use distilled water and Water Wetter if you're concerned about corrosion. Never use antifreeze on the track.
05-31-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,749
Posted By DunlevysZ

2002 C5Z Track:Spring Mountain -Layout:...

2002 C5Z

Track:Spring Mountain
-Layout: Andretti 4 mile
-Transmission Type: M6
-Driving Mode/Settings: All off
-Aero Package/Option Package/Setup: No aero,
-Tires Maxxis RC1 275/35-18...
05-30-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,541
Posted By DunlevysZ

When you replied back and posted the engine was...

When you replied back and posted the engine was built, I read back in this post and now remember reading 800 RWHP, a bit more than a canned tune and a pulley kit upgrade LOL. I commend you for...
05-30-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,541
Posted By DunlevysZ

DIdn't realize you had a built motor in that car....

DIdn't realize you had a built motor in that car. Not sure if the Copart bidders knew that? I thought the engine was stock.
05-30-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,541
Posted By DunlevysZ

Seems like a lot of money for a parts car...good...

Seems like a lot of money for a parts car...good parts but still a lot of $$
05-29-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,541
Posted By DunlevysZ

Did anyone see what the final bid was?

Did anyone see what the final bid was?
05-27-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,460
Posted By DunlevysZ

Also NEVER turn or cut the rotors on this type of...

Also NEVER turn or cut the rotors on this type of brake setup. You gain nothing but reducing the heat capability of racing rotors. .
05-20-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,003
Posted By DunlevysZ

You'll be fine...I run OE C5Z 18" s square with a...

You'll be fine...I run OE C5Z 18" s square with a 14.25" BBk on front of my C5Z. No spacers needed. Depending on tire sizes, you may encounter rubbing on aftermarket brake ducts and possibly...
05-19-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By DunlevysZ

I think your numbers are a good place to start.My...

I think your numbers are a good place to start.My current alignment is F -2.2 Camber, +7.2 Caster, 0 toe. R-1.5 Camber, 1/8 toe in. As noted previously, these numbers are based on track tire temp,...
05-18-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By DunlevysZ

I'm running my C5Z with 275/35-18 Maxxis RC1's...

I'm running my C5Z with 275/35-18 Maxxis RC1's square on ZO6 10.5 X 18's, T1 bars and shocks, with an aggressive track alignment. The car is very well balanced and I have found that with enough rear...
05-13-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By DunlevysZ

Meant to add the pad info.... I'm running WW H...

Meant to add the pad info.... I'm running WW H pads front, and ST 47's on the rears. Completely satisfied with the braking and the WW H compound was very long lasting as well. I'd be interested to...
05-13-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By DunlevysZ

I've had a similar issue with my WW BBk and GT 72...

I've had a similar issue with my WW BBk and GT 72 Curved Vane rotors. My first set cycled in nicely and lasted nearly 3,000 track miles of advanced level driving, getting deep in the ABS several...
05-11-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,279
Posted By DunlevysZ

I think a lot depends on how much trash got up...

I think a lot depends on how much trash got up between the pistons and cylinders.It could possibly be limited to a crank and a rod or two, but it's just guessing until the tear down.
05-11-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,279
Posted By DunlevysZ

Really bad spark knock can destroy rod bearings....

Really bad spark knock can destroy rod bearings. From your data in the previous post, that's where I'd put my money. Really bad spark knock should result in immediate closed throttle and diagnosis...
05-10-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,279
Posted By DunlevysZ

Just to be clear, you're running the factory GS...

Just to be clear, you're running the factory GS dry sump?
05-01-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By DunlevysZ

That is impressive...thanks for sharing.

That is impressive...thanks for sharing.
05-01-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,114
Posted By DunlevysZ

Did NAPA advertise these at "two piece rotors"...

Did NAPA advertise these at "two piece rotors" LOL...glad nobody got hurt, nothing got wrecked. Never regretted my BBK upgrade.
04-26-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,510
Posted By DunlevysZ

FFB, maybe in another thread or as a PM, tell me...

FFB, maybe in another thread or as a PM, tell me a bit more about the ZL1 on track if you don't mind. I ran some hot laps at a dealer only intro and was quite impressed.
04-24-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,386
Posted By DunlevysZ

Pretty hard to say how much more time you'll get...

Pretty hard to say how much more time you'll get out of that rotor. Subjective variables such as how hard do you brake (never into the ABS, or ABS several times a lap etc)? As well as factors such as...
04-22-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,173
Posted By DunlevysZ

When I had stock brakes on my C5Z there was no...

When I had stock brakes on my C5Z there was no way to avoid having to swap rotors at the track. The failures were so often and unpredictable it just became SOP to bring the tools and spares to the...
04-16-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By DunlevysZ

I had a few minutes to draw up a crude schematic...

I had a few minutes to draw up a crude schematic for wiring the engine trans temp sensor through a DPDT switch so it will display on the DIC as "Engine Oil Temp" in one position, and ACTUAL engine...
04-15-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By DunlevysZ

The intermittent refers to the max temp of 265...

The intermittent refers to the max temp of 265 meaning that the pump can operate up to 265 occasionally, not all the time. I run my pump constant once the car is warmed up. I do a warm up lap or two...
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