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Today, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jvp

Eco mode appears to be gone, but the engine still...

Eco mode appears to be gone, but the engine still has AFM. Like the automatic C7s of today, it means it'll likely be active to an extent in each of the modes until you get to Track (and maybe Sport?)
Forum: Ask Tadge
Today, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By jvp

They're built into the tail light assembly and...

They're built into the tail light assembly and the headlight assembly. They're pretty clearly there in the visualization.
Yesterday, 10:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,843
Posted By jvp

The great or not-so-great thing about the Wiki...

The great or not-so-great thing about the Wiki is: anyone can put anything on it.

Technically, a transaxle is a single "box" that houses the transmission and differential together. C5-C7 do not...
Yesterday, 08:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,066
Posted By jvp

Nothing like that ever happened. Tadge has...

Nothing like that ever happened. Tadge has already explained that. Read the Road and Track article.
Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,322
Posted By jvp

I joked around with this very topic with one of...

I joked around with this very topic with one of my Corvette engineering buddies. I figured I'd be going through brake pads at a much higher rate now. I assured him that the PDR of me going around...
Yesterday, 02:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,322
Posted By jvp

Keep believing what you like. It doesn't make it...

Keep believing what you like. It doesn't make it so, of course. But keep at it.
Yesterday, 01:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,322
Posted By jvp

The article in Road & Track pretty much nails it,...

The article in Road & Track pretty much nails it, but what's most amusing are there are still folks here that believe they know more than the Chief Engineer does. Seriously: it's laughable. This...
Yesterday, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By jvp

I'll take that bet.

I'll take that bet.
Forum: Ask Tadge
07-19-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By jvp

Answered, so no need to send to Tadge.

Answered, so no need to send to Tadge.
Forum: Ask Tadge
07-19-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By jvp

I'll bet a paycheck the primary reason is:...

I'll bet a paycheck the primary reason is: packaging. If you look at the rolling chassis photos where you can see the guts of the car, along with the photos of it on its side so that you can see the...
07-19-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By jvp

Remember that transmissions don't care about HP. ...

Remember that transmissions don't care about HP. They care about input torque. Finding a DCT that A)fits, B)is affordable, and C)can withstand the input torque is basically impossible; which is why...
07-19-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 841
Posted By jvp

Car and Driver published some of the best photos...

Car and Driver published some of the best photos of the entire event, IMHO. And yes, two cheek coolers running to the back of the car.

http://bit.ly/2xSXX8q

Look to the center of that pic: you...
07-18-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,535
Posted By jvp

Don't forget newer generation meat on the wheels....

Don't forget newer generation meat on the wheels. Something even stickier than today's Cup tires, I'll bet; that would also go along with the Z51 option.
07-18-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 52,174
Posted By jvp

So you're being sincere. Got it. As you...

So you're being sincere. Got it.

As you were.
07-18-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 52,174
Posted By jvp

You understand why those MUCH LARGER screens are...

You understand why those MUCH LARGER screens are curved, right? Because they're ... oh... I dunno... MUCH LARGER?! I also don't know how many of those are also touch screen displays, either; at...
07-18-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 52,174
Posted By jvp

I was quoting a very specific thing you said...

I was quoting a very specific thing you said about curved screens. Again: sincere question or purposely dense?
07-18-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 52,174
Posted By jvp

Are you being sincere or purposely dense? ...

Are you being sincere or purposely dense? Serious question, because it's a bit difficult to tell.
07-18-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,651
Posted By jvp

Just when I think the threads in this section...

Just when I think the threads in this section can't possibly get any less intelligent: I'm proven wrong. Holy Christ; the phony Internet rage displayed by some folks here is just hysterical.
07-17-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,402
Posted By jvp

Hopefully a mistake you won't make too many more...

Hopefully a mistake you won't make too many more times.
07-16-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,377
Posted By jvp

The problem you run into is lighting brightness...

The problem you run into is lighting brightness balance. I'm not saying it can't be done, it just has to be done carefully. Here's what I mean: If you have a thing that takes up a chunk of the...
07-15-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 42,189
Posted By jvp

Then they're no SAE rated. If they are, Ford's...

Then they're no SAE rated. If they are, Ford's lying.
07-15-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 42,189
Posted By jvp

Not if it's SAE rated it doesn't. It produces...

Not if it's SAE rated it doesn't. It produces 460HP +/- 5%. That's it. Full stop.
07-14-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,312
Posted By jvp

Neither Kerbeck nor any other dealer will have a...

Neither Kerbeck nor any other dealer will have a "truck load of the new model" Corvette at Carlisle this year. The new car will be there: in the GM tent. Same as it was when the C7 was introduced. ...
07-12-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 22,019
Posted By jvp

You can't properly debate a technical point that...

You can't properly debate a technical point that you brought up, so you go on the attack? I'm sorry for you.
07-12-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 22,019
Posted By jvp

Well then don't throw easy chum out into the...

Well then don't throw easy chum out into the water like that.



Um... huh?



Well, sort of. If you believe there aren't politics at play in most of these racing bodies, I have a bridge for...
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