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Forum: C5 Z06 - Pit Road   11-12-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By ZEDohSIX
Re: 2004 Running Rough & Dying

I had exactly the same thing when I first bought my Vette (second hand a long time ago).

I never found the actual problem but the symptoms disappeared after I cleaned the throttle body of oil...
Forum: C5 Z06 - Pit Road   04-02-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,245
Posted By ZEDohSIX
Re: First minute loud thicking noise after cam only install(video clip inside)

Rolls Royce proved a long time ago (with a quartz cylinder head) that it cam take 60s + for oil to get everywhere it eventually will in any decent sized engine. If the noise goes away after a minute...
Forum: The Parking Lot (non car related topics)   06-04-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By ZEDohSIX
Re: Air Force Experimental Jet

The Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation had Scramjets flying at Mach 10 in 2007.

Scramjet hits Mach 10 over Australia - tech - 15 June 2007 - New Scientist...
Forum: HPDE   04-15-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,585
Posted By ZEDohSIX
Re: Corvette at Mount Panorama, Bathurst

GM don't! To be a Corvette enthusiast in Australia requires a 3-4 month LHD to RHD (and quite expensive) conversion before any relatively modern car can be road registered.
Forum: HPDE   04-11-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,585
Posted By ZEDohSIX
Corvette at Mount Panorama, Bathurst

The Mount Panorama track in Bathurst Australia is arguably the most famous track in Australia and is host to our V8 Supercar series and many international events. The track is a street circuit most...
Forum: C5 Z06 - Tuning & Electronics   12-05-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,032
Posted By ZEDohSIX
Re: Oil Temp - Low

I've had the same. It is either a wiring fault or a faulty oil temp sender. The sender and wiring is located under the car near the oil filter. The wiring runs close to the exhaust and may have...
Forum: C5 Z06 - Tuning & Electronics   09-22-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,144
Posted By ZEDohSIX
Re: Motor starts then stops

This may be a complete red herring for you but I had a similar problem when I first bought my car. It mostly started fine but occassionally started, idled sputtering at low revs for a few seconds...
Forum: HPDE   08-21-2009, 02:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,248
Posted By ZEDohSIX
Re: tread depth question

It will be fine.

In fact better than fine. the lower height tread blocks will squirm less and you will have both better traction and dynamic response.

You'll have a ball.
Forum: C5 Z06 - Pit Road   07-17-2009, 02:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 753
Posted By ZEDohSIX
Experience with Wilwood 6R calipers at the track

I track my 2001 Z06 every month in a competition series at a variety of road courses. I am actually quite happy with the performance of the standard PBR C5 calipers and Wilwood J pads.

However I...
Forum: Quarter Mile   11-25-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,059
Posted By ZEDohSIX
Re: Bolt-On C5 Zo6 in the 10's

Do you know what heads and cam he has in it?

That's a magnificent 1/4 mile time!
Forum: HPDE   07-24-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,891
Posted By ZEDohSIX
Re: Best R-Comppund Tire For Stock Wheel Size

My experience with both the Nitto 555RIIs and the RA1s is that the RA1s are much faster.

I ran the 275/40/17+305/35/18 Nittos for several years and plateaued my lap times. I recently changed to a...
Forum: The Garage (non Vette related)   05-21-2008, 01:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By ZEDohSIX
Re: Strange old car, what is it?

Nah I like this one better...

Go to Google (http://www.google.com)
Type in "french military victories"
Click on "I'm feeling lucky"...
Forum: C5 Z06 - Pit Road   03-17-2008, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,630
Posted By ZEDohSIX
Re: Corner Weights

Interesting question: does it matter? I also have the car corner weighted and while I have never bothered to check the front rear balance I seem to recall it was the sort of numbers you quote.

I...
Forum: C5 Z06 - Pit Road   09-28-2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,179
Posted By ZEDohSIX
I have the same problem but generally solve it by...

I have the same problem but generally solve it by inverting the nozzle before inserting it. That is rather than the nozzle trigger being below the tip, turn the nozzle upside down so the trigger is...
Forum: C5 Z06 - Grandstand   07-19-2006, 05:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,094
Posted By ZEDohSIX
I can corroborate most of these findings. I...

I can corroborate most of these findings.

I regularly run flat circuits with stock 01 suspension (including 01 shocks, standard sway bars but corner weighted) with 555R2s and regularly see...
Forum: HPDE   07-19-2006, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,802
Posted By ZEDohSIX
It depends whether by protect our paint you mean...

It depends whether by protect our paint you mean against gouges/chips or rubber marks.

I have 3M paint protection on all leading surfaces for over 4 years now and would do it again in a heartbeat....
Forum: C5 Z06 - Tuning & Electronics   06-17-2006, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,975
Posted By ZEDohSIX
Try rebooting that car while running. That is...

Try rebooting that car while running. That is start the car and let it idle, then with the car idling turn the ignition key again to the crank positiom. The start will not crank but the system will...
Forum: Banner Pictures   06-15-2006, 11:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,599
Posted By ZEDohSIX
My previous request is way early in this list and...

My previous request is way early in this list and probably got lost in the rush. So here goes:
PM sent.
Forum: C5 Z06 - Pit Road   06-02-2006, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,202
Posted By ZEDohSIX
When you re-assembled the seat rail did the block...

When you re-assembled the seat rail did the block attach at the same point on the rail?

Did the motor get turned (NB: may not be possible with the gearing) with the seat track disassembled?
...
Forum: C5 Z06 - Pit Road   04-30-2006, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By ZEDohSIX
Many thanks. Just what I had been looking for but...

Many thanks. Just what I had been looking for but couldn't find.
Forum: C5 Z06 - Pit Road   04-30-2006, 03:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By ZEDohSIX
How to wanted: Control Arm Bush replacement

I have a set of Energy Suspension control arm bushes that I want to fit. However the set itself has no instructions at all.

I would like to at least have some confidence that I have all the parts...
Forum: C5 Z06 - Pit Road   01-03-2006, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By ZEDohSIX
Thanks for your thoughts guys. JBsZ06:...

Thanks for your thoughts guys.

JBsZ06: thanks for the offer but it is a front that is corded on the shoulder but the other front is half bald anyway. The rears have a little more life but likely...
Forum: C5 Z06 - Pit Road   01-02-2006, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By ZEDohSIX
I need tire selection advice please...

Doing some maintenance today I noticed I have corded a tire after a charity race day (on street tires - it was supposed to be a go slow day - yeah right!). I am told that tires in the right sizes...
Forum: Racing   11-13-2005, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 903
Posted By ZEDohSIX
I've used the Nitto RIIs for 8 track days so far...

I've used the Nitto RIIs for 8 track days so far with a few more left in the tires and even tread wear. I start at 37 PSI cold and aim for around 45 hot but a lot depends on the track temp and what...
Forum: C5 Z06 - Pit Road   09-29-2005, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By ZEDohSIX
Some (including me) have had success in C5s and...

Some (including me) have had success in C5s and C6s with replacing the transmission fluid with Royal Purple Synchromax. The exact problem as you describe (difficulty engaging 1st and/or popping out...
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