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Forum: C6 Z06 - Grandstand   08-19-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,203
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: Valentine 1 vs Golden Eagle

1. You mount the radar detector as high as you can in the windsheild. The range increases with the square of the height above ground. Run the power cable accross the header and down the A pillar to...
Forum: C6 Z06 - Tuning & Electronics   08-11-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,243
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: GM voided my powertrain warranty- HELP !!

This is exacty why I never got a tune on my C-5 Z06 until my 84 month GMPP expired.

It had DRM brake ducts and a Ron Davis radiator with oil cooler and that was never a problem as I never expected...
Forum: C6 Z06 - Pit Road   08-11-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,501
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: Auxiliary power connector

I just bought a spade connector that the fuse spade goes through so you can piggy back the spade tap on for my ZR1.

Just find a fuse that is switched like exhaust or seat heater.

V1 don't...
Forum: C6 - ZR1   08-04-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: ZR1 Track days

I was able to take the Level II school in lieu of my ZR1 class right before April Corvette Track Days. We did not run the ZR1's but Z06's and Z51's.

Everyone wanted to drive the Z06's, when we...
Forum: The Parking Lot (non car related topics)   03-22-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,112
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: Anyone here have a neck fusion??

Jim, I had a C5 to C6 fusion a couple of years ago. A plastic disc and titanium plate in front. I did not notice any change in the range of motion a all.

The worst part is the recovery, my back...
Forum: C6 - ZR1   03-11-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,540
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: People, Zr-1 Is A Gift To The Z0-6!!!!!

Well where are you going to get a chance to actually run that fast in 6th gear leagally other than the Autobahn or Miller Motorsports Park? Running that fast on the street is not cool!

The fastest...
Forum: C6 Z06 - Tuning & Electronics   02-01-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,682
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: XM Radio - issue or not

On my C-5 Z06 I mounted the antenna under the right rear fender. I used a thin piece of sheet metal as large as I could fit for the metal "ground plane" to make the magnetic antenna work correctly.
Forum: C6 - ZR1   01-26-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,764
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: ZR1 Owner's Check In

I bought an 2009 # 0274 Victory Red 3ZR that was used last month with 5,300 miles on it. It was bought by GM Detroit and Delivered to Milford proving grounds.

It was used as GM executive car on...
Forum: West   05-20-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,045
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: Where are the west ZO6ers?

Costa Mesa, CA Come down to Spring Mountain in October for Corvette Track Days and play with us!
Forum: C5 Z06 - Pit Road   03-25-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,762
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: Are C5 ZO6 Calipers better/stronger than stock C5

I too have been running the ATE blue and amber fluids in brakes and clutch.

Napa rotors, DRM brake ducts and Phoenix spindle bracket for hose. Stainless steel brake lines, DRM stainless steel...
Forum: HPDE   09-25-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By WB6HRO
Who is Going To Spring Mountain In November?

Who is signed up for the Corvette Track Days at Spring Mountain in November?

I understand we are running the 2.2 mile in lieu of the 3.1 mile this time.

Also heard that we might be having...
Forum: C5 Z06 - Pit Road   08-08-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,352
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: Replacement Brake Pads 02' Z06

I ran the Delco ceramics until I ran them at the track and got them really hot, it cooked the teflon backing off the pads.

I switched to a street and autocross compound from Porterfield the R-4S....
Forum: HPDE   08-08-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,102
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: Frequency of trans/diff fluid changes for tracked cars?

OK here is the info on the R4 compound.

R-4 Full Race Compound – Designed specifically for heavy-duty motorsports. The carbon based semi-metallic R-4 materials allow the pad to absorb tremendous...
Forum: HPDE   07-15-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,102
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: Frequency of trans/diff fluid changes for tracked cars?

Well I'll have to say I'm estimating track time since I drive the car and wife runs it in another run group. But I have been running the same rotors for about 1 1/2 years and have run about 11 days...
Forum: C5 Z06 - Tuning & Electronics   07-09-2008, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,676
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: Stock 2002 dyno chart

The first place to go is a harness bar and 5 or 6 point harness to keep you in the seat. I had belt pass through inserts put in my seats so the belts could come over your shoulders correctly and make...
Forum: Vendor Sales - C5   07-08-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 834
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: I've retired

No, we never laugh! But you never know instead of a stop watch we may be using calendars! It's tough going back to autocrossing after runing on road courses.

We are going to be on street tires so...
Forum: HPDE   07-08-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,102
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: Frequency of trans/diff fluid changes for tracked cars?


I am running the same DRM ducts and Phoenix spindle mounts. I also have the DRM SS pistons. The R4 pads wear very well and do not wear the rotors. I can do 25-30 events before I change...
Forum: HPDE   07-08-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,102
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: Frequency of trans/diff fluid changes for tracked cars?

I change the trans and rear end once a year with about 6-10 track days a year. Refill with Redline synthetic.

Bleed brakes before each event. Using ATL high temp fluid.

Install new brake piston...
Forum: Vendor Sales - C5   07-08-2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 834
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: I've retired

Congatulations Janet!! Hope to still see you and Mike at track days and NCCC events.

Maybe see you this weekend at the Big Bear Bash!

Joe & Cindy
Forum: HPDE   05-06-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,716
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: new RESTRAINT guidelines for 2008

I've been running my C-5 Z06 with the Brey Kraus harness bar and belt attach brackets. I have the Crow 6 point. At a NASA event I was told that the shoulder belts had to go through the seats.

So I...
Forum: C5 Z06 - Pit Road   05-06-2008, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,769
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: Motive power bleeder or speed bleeders

I've used the speed bleeders for years. They have a plastic bleeder bag (like and IV bag) that you bleed into, so you can see the color change too.

The bag works great when you change brake pads,...
Forum: C5 Z06 - Pit Road   04-01-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,969
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: How much HP do graphics add?

Adding graphics can add or reduce drag depending on the reflectivity.

As we all know drag increases with the square of the velocity.

The key factor is how shiney are the graphics? Because the...
Forum: HPDE   02-24-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,021
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: Roof rack?


A trailer works great! This one was built by Trailers Unlimited in Anaheim, CA

4'-0" x 6'-0" with a 3500 lb. axle with 15"...
Forum: C5 Z06 - Grandstand   02-24-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,122
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: Best Street / Track tire

I've got Kuhmo MX's on both my 2002 Z06 and my wife's 2002 Coupe, great street tire and does fine on the track for a street tire.

I think the Pilot Sports are a slight bit sticker on the track,...
Forum: HPDE   01-04-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,621
Posted By WB6HRO
Re: C6Z and Oil Starvation

It is only an issue when the high G forces are sustained for a long period of time like a very long sweeper.

With the C-5's we add an extra quart of oil for insurance when on the track.

My C-5...
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