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There's been a lot of discussion on the C6 forum about the problems with trying to have a second set of wheels/tires for the track. There are issues with the sensors and I don't recall a definitive resolution. Are we going to have these same problems or does the ZO6 have a design difference that will make it all easy/inexpensive?
 

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Tps

I have ridden in c5 Corvettes with the TPS on the track and have found the TPS
- unreliable
- inaccurate
- useless information
- false reporting
- false alarming
- distracting
- annoying
- too heavy
- require too much counter weight
- increase amount of weight necessary to balance
- unable to balance

basically a POS system & PITA.

I will not have them on my car and will rip them out before driving it from the Dealer

They are useless on the street and on the track.

I will not have them on my street wheels or my track wheel sets.

The system will be disabled in my car therefore no problems with my track wheels.
 

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Umm...care to tell us how you REALLY feel? :D

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DJWorm said:
I have ridden in c5 Corvettes with the TPS on the track and have found the TPS
- unreliable
- inaccurate
- useless information
- false reporting
- false alarming
- distracting
- annoying
- too heavy
- require too much counter weight
- increase amount of weight necessary to balance
- unable to balance

basically a POS system & PITA.

I will not have them on my car and will rip them out before driving it from the Dealer

They are useless on the street and on the track.

I will not have them on my street wheels or my track wheel sets.

The system will be disabled in my car therefore no problems with my track wheels.

Stop Sugar Coating It And Tell Us How You really Feel
 

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Hi there,
There has been much speculation about disabling TPM on the c6.
Right now, I am in process of figuring out how to, because as of this writing, there is NOTHING in GM service information on how to do it.
The problem with disabling TPM on c6, is that the ABS/Active handling requires this data to control certain functions. Most of my customers who use c6 at the track are experiencing problems after the second set of tires is mounted and monitored. I have even experienced one where when the sensors were removed, it read the sensors from A DIFFERENT CAR.
So with that, I should have more information within 2 weeks, on if it is possible.
Allthebest, c4c5
 

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VET DOC,

That would be a great help. I was on track in a car with a TPS and everytime we roared past the pits the RR would mysteriously deflate and show zero pressure (false reading). Turned out it was either getting hit (RF) by someone's timing transponder or was reading a flat tire that was sitting in someone elses pit
 

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c4c5specialist said:
Hi there,
There has been much speculation about disabling TPM on the c6.
Right now, I am in process of figuring out how to, because as of this writing, there is NOTHING in GM service information on how to do it.
The problem with disabling TPM on c6, is that the ABS/Active handling requires this data to control certain functions. Most of my customers who use c6 at the track are experiencing problems after the second set of tires is mounted and monitored. I have even experienced one where when the sensors were removed, it read the sensors from A DIFFERENT CAR.
So with that, I should have more information within 2 weeks, on if it is possible.
Allthebest, c4c5
If you devise a solution, you'll be a rich man--the world will beat a path to your door, if we get any gasoline again.

I understand the Feds are requiring TPMS on all cars in the near future--run craps, here we come.
 

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c4c5specialist said:
Hi there,
There has been much speculation about disabling TPM on the c6.
Right now, I am in process of figuring out how to, because as of this writing, there is NOTHING in GM service information on how to do it.
The problem with disabling TPM on c6, is that the ABS/Active handling requires this data to control certain functions. Most of my customers who use c6 at the track are experiencing problems after the second set of tires is mounted and monitored. I have even experienced one where when the sensors were removed, it read the sensors from A DIFFERENT CAR.
So with that, I should have more information within 2 weeks, on if it is possible.
Allthebest, c4c5
Hey, man, since you are locking, can you tell us how to disable the antilock brakes so we can stop really fast?
 

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FWIW, on the CTS-V if you remove all four TPS' and drive for ~50 miles without turning off the car, the TPMS deactivates itself.
 
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