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07-17-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,375
Posted By vetteLT193

And that's why they didn't sell. And the old...

And that's why they didn't sell. And the old ones really didn't sell which is why they are now so rare and expensive now. There are around 200 L88's over 3 years and 2 ZL1's. The ZR1 came with the...
Forum: C5 General
07-17-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By vetteLT193

IMO Adrenaline isn't as bright but I haven't seen...

IMO Adrenaline isn't as bright but I haven't seen two pieces side by side to give an expert analysis. There really isn't a red brighter than Torch red.
Forum: C5 General
07-17-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 527
Posted By vetteLT193

you can buy cheap ones off ebay for under 20...

you can buy cheap ones off ebay for under 20 bucks. I'd likely get in there with some sand paper and rough them up as a first try though
Forum: C5 General
07-17-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By vetteLT193

The options were Black, Firehorn red, and light...

The options were Black, Firehorn red, and light gray so you have light gray.
07-16-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,239
Posted By vetteLT193

I always thought the purple California Vette in...

I always thought the purple California Vette in the background of your pic was one of the best, closest to production, Corvettes that never made it. If they actually produced that car it would have...
07-02-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 45,752
Posted By vetteLT193

They went full digital in 1984 and the magazines...

They went full digital in 1984 and the magazines tore them to shreds over it. Even though some stupid high percent of actual owners said they liked the digital gauges they back tracked... If they...
07-02-2019, 01:48 PM
06-28-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,459
Posted By vetteLT193

If you are dry steering they take a ton of...

If you are dry steering they take a ton of effort. People used to know the car had to move before you can turn the wheel and it was just wired into our brains back in the day. Now with modern cars...
06-28-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 57,371
Posted By vetteLT193

On top of that, the practice of buying and...

On top of that, the practice of buying and selling cars without a license is called 'curbstoning' and is illegal. There are fines associated with each sale but in this case it could mean jail time...
06-27-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 34,225
Posted By vetteLT193

Not only did he race but he is also the...

Not only did he race but he is also the suspension engineer. Who better to tune the car at the track than the guy who is running it who is also the expert on the suspension in the car.
Forum: C5 Tech
06-26-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 939
Posted By vetteLT193

You can tune it out by setting the fuel cutoff...

You can tune it out by setting the fuel cutoff speed to a stupid high number like 250MPH. That's fine if you already have a good tuner and know what you are doing, don't have the problem yet and are...
Forum: C5 General
06-24-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,216
Posted By vetteLT193

As a pro tip... buy both right and left sides...

As a pro tip... buy both right and left sides even if only one is broken. I did the driver's left side (The one that is the most likely to fail) a couple years ago. Less than 3000 miles later the...
Forum: C5 General
06-24-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By vetteLT193

Thanks... I finally found a couple threads with a...

Thanks... I finally found a couple threads with a little info, sounds like most people with this issue individually engineer a fix. I might end up that route or the used route. The part is riveted...
Forum: C5 General
06-24-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By vetteLT193

ebay has tons of used seats. I believe they are...

ebay has tons of used seats. I believe they are plug and play but let someone else confirm.

That side plastic part is what it is. You can chase fixing it or just live with it.

If you opt...
06-23-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,134
Posted By vetteLT193

The problem is the general population considers...

The problem is the general population considers an "automatic transmission" to be the standard torque converter tranny and will expect it to behave like one. DCT's don't behave like one so those of...
Forum: C5 General
06-22-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,125
Posted By vetteLT193

Maybe consider caliper covers? RPI has them in...

Maybe consider caliper covers? RPI has them in anniversary red. Personally I think they are fugly but to each his own and they are well done if you like em.

IMO, $600 is actually fair for a...
Forum: C5 General
06-21-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,428
Posted By vetteLT193

Best MPGs I ever had were in a stock coupe 6...

Best MPGs I ever had were in a stock coupe 6 speed. Way different than an auto convertible with the performance axle (still get low 20s on the highway with the auto vert) .
Forum: C5 General
06-21-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,435
Posted By vetteLT193

That would be the C4 actually.... The C4 is...

That would be the C4 actually.... The C4 is where they went pretty radical on the frame and entered world class, the 1984 almost hit 1g on the skid pad... the C5 is where they fixed the problems of...
Forum: C5 General
06-21-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By vetteLT193

Side bolster internal flap broken

Anyone have a good fix for this? Searched around but it seems uncommon compared to all the other seat issues. Basically the plastic flap inside the driver's side bolster snapped off. I'm in the...
Forum: C5 General
06-20-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By vetteLT193

Every car in America has amber reflectors on the...

Every car in America has amber reflectors on the front corners. Your new lenses changed that reflector to clear. All it needs is the amber over the side reflector and you are set.

Almost every...
06-19-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By vetteLT193

Very likely swapped valve covers only. Easy job...

Very likely swapped valve covers only. Easy job and a nice looking upgrade
06-19-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,974
Posted By vetteLT193

I have owned many C4's, currently own a C5. The...

I have owned many C4's, currently own a C5. The C5 is not better IMO, it's different. There are plenty of electrical issues on the C5 and some on C4's too. Personally, I'd take a pretty nice C4...
06-19-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,611
Posted By vetteLT193

I also wonder how these numbers work. I know a...

I also wonder how these numbers work. I know a lot of Corvettes move around in the Hendrick network.... so I wonder if they order them at certain dealers then move them, giving Hendrick more buying...
06-19-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,134
Posted By vetteLT193

No, it's just not the same. If I was going to...

No, it's just not the same. If I was going to let someone drive my DCT equipped car I'd give them a quick lesson and warn about the differences between it and an auto. It behaves differently and if...
Forum: Other Cars
06-19-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,659
Posted By vetteLT193

HP is just a calculation... the higher the RPM...

HP is just a calculation... the higher the RPM the more HP you will have relative to Torque. Just like my e90 M3... 414HP but only 295 lb./ft of torque. Revs to 8400 RPM from the factory. The...
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