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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Feb-17-2018, 01:51:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,210
Posted By checkmate1
Re: 991.2 GT3 Road Tests Thread

That's because anyone who needed a Vette/Z06 has already bought them. C7 has been out since 2014. In addition, they built over 50,000 C7's since they came out. People can only buy so many sports...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Feb-16-2018, 06:44:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By checkmate1
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Feb-16-2018, 06:31:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Sport Auto Video - C7 Z06 vs World

Yes sir. Similar to the GT3, the rear wheels turn at programmed speeds. I'm sure AMG and Porsche would hate to admit that considering all 4 wheels turn at some rate, it should be considered AWD.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Feb-16-2018, 05:46:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Sport Auto Video - C7 Z06 vs World

So, with the Pilot Cup 2's you reckon the 720s would have met or beat Performante's time?
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Feb-16-2018, 05:43:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Sport Auto Video - C7 Z06 vs World

My E9x M3 had them for 12k miles. Had to replace the stock Conti's then. It was better than the Contisports that came stock with the car.

Had no complaints, plenty of grip.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Feb-16-2018, 05:18:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Sport Auto Video - C7 Z06 vs World

PZeros are still good tires not a handicap. Also, any tire deficiency should've easily been compensated by the 720s vehcle dynamics, tech and power to weight to name a few.

Considering how wet,...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Feb-16-2018, 04:31:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,114
Posted By checkmate1
Re: 2018 Chevy Corvette Z51 or 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman Base

For all the stigma of Corvette drivers being the old fellas. Every single Porsche 911 GT driver I've seen at Cars&Coffee have been on average above 60.

Truth is most people under 60 are not in a...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Feb-16-2018, 04:23:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Sport Auto Video - C7 Z06 vs World

Wait. a tight technical track isn't suited to these cars?. Also, this should have been to GT3's advantage.

One would think this is where the Z06 would fail considering there were no back...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Feb-16-2018, 03:49:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,114
Posted By checkmate1
Re: 2018 Chevy Corvette Z51 or 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman Base

Just had my Magride calibration done (through GM) for only $350. Thank to this calibration, In addition to the car being amazing in Tour/Sport/Track modes. The steering feel in Track mode far exceeds...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Feb-16-2018, 03:14:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,114
Posted By checkmate1
Re: 2018 Chevy Corvette Z51 or 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman Base

Vette GS anyday - easy to get a dealer to shave off at least 10% off MSRP any day as opposed to the hair dressers 718 cayman.

Hell of a performance car at any price. Has a removal roof (carbon...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Feb-16-2018, 11:56:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By checkmate1
Arrow Sport Auto Video - C7 Z06 vs World

All,

Germany's Sport Auto magazine brought a lot of supercars to test their best handling cars. The Z06 was brought along as well.

Interestingly - the C7 Z06 is the only Manual car there and...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Feb-01-2018, 04:05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Corvette Z06/ZR1 lap times - VIR Grand Course West

Johnson is a race car driver. Meanwhile, Mero is an suspension and chassis engineer for Corvette. If GM wanted to go all out, they would've had one of their race car drivers (Magnussen/Gavin/Milner)...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Feb-01-2018, 12:45:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By checkmate1
Thumbs up Corvette Z06/ZR1 lap times - VIR Grand Course West

For reference -

C7 ZR1 2:37.25 / Transmission: Auto
Ford GT 2:38.62 /Transmission: Auto
C7 Z06 2:39.77 / Transmission: Manual
Viper ACR 2:40.02 / Transmission: Manual
Porsche 918 Spyder...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Dec-03-2017, 02:41:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,294
Posted By checkmate1
Re: What's up M3GT3Forum

Awesome sauce! Congrats Z!

Super Jelly here.
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Nov-13-2017, 07:36:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,277
Posted By checkmate1
Re: OFFICIAL ZR1 Thread

Agreed 100%. As always Corvette plays to it's strength- Bang for the buck.




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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Nov-13-2017, 04:31:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,277
Posted By checkmate1
OFFICIAL ZR1 Thread

C/D had their facts wrong. 755HP/715 TQ. Only weighs 63lbs more than Z06. 13 Heat Exchangers.

Oh and much better pics -
...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Nov-10-2017, 11:28:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,277
Posted By checkmate1
Re: OFFICIAL ZR1 Thread

The design of the C7 Z06 looks so clean compared to the ZR1 -

[CENTER]https://i.imgur.com/wKbvNfB.jpg
...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Nov-09-2017, 01:21:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,277
Posted By checkmate1
Exclamation OFFICIAL ZR1 Thread

Official Reveal in Dubai on 11/12/2017

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/1689x471/80-2017_11_08_12_14_56_1_7a52f7b499ffbb451593670bfd277d09ad34580f.jpg


Leak from...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Aug-21-2017, 04:44:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,771
Posted By checkmate1
Re: 2018 f90 m5

Meh. I'll take the AMG E63.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Aug-01-2017, 07:07:27 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 21,174
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Chevy Corvette to become mid engined, lose 2 cylinders

Doubt it. I think the midengine car is meant to be a Halo car only (Like Ford GT).

The Front Engine / RWD format has worked well for the Vette as it can be a Targa with a huge trunk as well for...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-26-2017, 06:48:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,208
Posted By checkmate1
Viper GTS-R Sets Unofficial 7:03.45 Lap Time

From Road/Track -

http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g469/induscreed85/viper-1501082007_zpsjlyfs18x.jpg


A crowdfunding-powered privateer effort has done what Dodge never officially attempted...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jul-25-2017, 03:53:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,726
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Talk me out of this...

Do you have a family where commitments are part of life? Then forget Project cars. Not worth the time or money (unless you are retired and your wife/kids are a-holes)
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jul-18-2017, 02:40:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,005
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Move from Pennsylvania to LA for work - Need advice!

Good luck finding a decent dig in or near LA that is even remotely affordable. Housing there is terrible (but of course) you knew that.

Keeping PA plates there for more than 30 days will most...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jul-13-2017, 04:18:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 811
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Sport Auto - C7 Z06 (Manual) - 7:13.9 @ Ring

The ACR will crush records. I for one cannot wait because Murica!

Tough it will no longer be produced after August 31st.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jul-13-2017, 04:15:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 811
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Sport Auto - C7 Z06 (Manual) - 7:13.9 @ Ring

2015 - Crash due to Rain/Slick tarmac during test. Also, Suspension wasn't dialed in. GM scrapped it and said they would return in 2016.

2016- Imposition of Speed Limits / Restriction on OEM...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jul-13-2017, 03:07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 811
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Sport Auto - C7 Z06 (Manual) - 7:13.9 @ Ring

He was referring to Sport Auto's test w/918.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/971x1731/80-sport_auto_c7z_laptime_a4b937f41109c02f762eb001e0ce735fa8a054d6.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jul-13-2017, 11:59:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By checkmate1
Arrow Sport Auto - C7 Z06 (Manual) - 7:13.9 @ Ring

Mods - please delete this thread as it is a duplicate. My server froze when I was posting so it posted twice.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jul-13-2017, 11:59:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 811
Posted By checkmate1
Arrow Sport Auto - C7 Z06 (Manual) - 7:13.9 @ Ring

Not a factory test -

Corvette Z06 (C7) 7.13,90 min Nordschleife HOT LAP sport auto Supertest - YouTube

GM Factory drivers should be able to extract even more time as it's clear the gear shifts...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jul-01-2017, 02:56:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,183
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Why is Nurburgring considered the Mecca of automobile track times?

Agreed with Ten. Ring laptimes mean jack for those of us who will never take our cars there. And just because a car is fast at the Ring doesn't mean the same will apply stateside. When manufacturers...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jun-29-2017, 06:01:04 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,359
Posted By checkmate1
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jun-29-2017, 02:22:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,081
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Shelby GT350 R vs Camaro ZL1 **Updated with Head 2 Head Video

Apart from CF Wheels/Seat Deletion/Resonator Delete/CF Spoiler, why have the R at $25-$40K markup?

Get GT350 - Delete Rear Seats (Easy), Resonator Delete ($100), Replica CF spoiler and get...
Forum: Mid Atlantic Thu, May-18-2017, 05:22:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Mid-Atlantic/MD Dyno Days?

Hey Stan, any word on when this will happen?
Forum: Off Topic Fri, May-05-2017, 07:09:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,576
Posted By checkmate1
Re: 991.2 GT3 - Nurburgring Time of 7:12.7!

Must be a West Coast thing.

All of the GT owners (with the exception of 2) at my local C/C track their cars. These guys roll in with their GT cars with windshields and rear quarters peppered with...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, May-05-2017, 06:19:48 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,576
Posted By checkmate1
Re: 991.2 GT3 - Nurburgring Time of 7:12.7!

@ Serious - I am confused. I get that the GT3's have become more refined but it is for better on road usability. Hell, if these don't work on the road, what's the point?

If purity in purpose...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, May-04-2017, 03:50:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,576
Posted By checkmate1
Exclamation 991.2 GT3 - Nurburgring Time of 7:12.7!

Porsche 911 GT3 sets a new best time at the Nürburgring Nordschleife - YouTube

From Rennlist - ...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Apr-21-2017, 03:27:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,607
Posted By checkmate1
Re: WUM3F AMG Coupe Edition Inside

Beautiful car! Great choice and love the design!
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-20-2017, 06:29:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Official c7 zr1 thread

Great, so a more powerful version of a car where power is not the issue????

They need to make a lean 550 HP N/A C7Z that is around 3100-3200lbs. Then we are talking.
Forum: Mid Atlantic Mon, Apr-03-2017, 01:25:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By checkmate1
Mid-Atlantic/MD Dyno Days?

Any word on whether TTFS will be hosting a Dyno Day over the next few weeks?

Thanks!
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Mar-08-2017, 04:51:35 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,928
Posted By checkmate1
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Mar-01-2017, 12:47:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,443
Posted By checkmate1
Re: 2018 Range Rover Velar leaked

So...who is going to be the first one to lease?

We all know British reliability is a joke.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-12-2017, 02:45:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Nashville recommendations

Try 'Merchants' on Broadway for lunch. Excellent selection. Cannot go wrong there.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-05-2017, 10:56:01 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,004
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Porsche-Master of Coverups?

Nope but then again Porsche don't make millions of cars for us to know if they will or not.

Most Rear- Engined Porsches are usually relegated to weekend duties by wealthy (let's call em mostly-...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-05-2017, 10:00:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,004
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Porsche-Master of Coverups?

Yes however isn't it more delicious when you know the Class Valedictorian (Borsche) is just as scummy as the rest of us.....
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-05-2017, 09:40:59 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,004
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Porsche-Master of Coverups?

Engine was stock, Prior to the NDA, OP thinks it threw a rod. He's always had the car serviced at the dealer.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-05-2017, 09:35:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,004
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Porsche-Master of Coverups?

:laughhard: See above in Bold.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-05-2017, 09:21:31 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,004
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Porsche-Master of Coverups?

Had he been in a Macan, sure but a 'GT' car from the house of motorsport? So, are GT cars supposed to be for Waxers/Posers? If so, Dayum.

The problem here is noted before is not whether the OP was...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-05-2017, 09:04:01 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,004
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Porsche-Master of Coverups?

No doubt but then GM don't make God's chariots and charge over $100k for a tickled and feathered beetle do they?
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-05-2017, 07:28:12 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,004
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Porsche-Master of Coverups?

The problem is when there is no recall issued or an explanation by Porsche as to what caused the fire. There are RS's that had the same thing happen to them.

This affects current and potential...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-05-2017, 06:08:06 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,004
Posted By checkmate1
Angry Porsche-Master of Coverups?

It appears every time there is a negative experience or a definite engineering flaw that is actively documented on a Porsche product, they lawyer up and slap owners with a confidentiality statement....
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Dec-31-2016, 12:47:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,779
Posted By checkmate1
Re: What's up M3Forum-Ugly Red Vette w/Auto Edition

Didn't do it for the HP, I am looking for a faster throttle response from Idle is all. The Ported Throttle body should fix it.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Dec-30-2016, 07:02:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,779
Posted By checkmate1
Re: What's up M3Forum-Ugly Red Vette w/Auto Edition

Engine/Throttle Modification # 1

Ported Throttle Body from Katech -

http://cdn.nexternal.com/katech/images/IMG_6001_1.JPG
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Dec-22-2016, 09:11:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,002
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Motor Trend: 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 First Test

Hey Ten - my 2 previous German cars were POS with numerous issues. Need we start another E46 debate???? Meanwhile, my family has 2 Chevy's bought within the last 10 years with 0 issues.

Plenty of...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Dec-22-2016, 06:09:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,002
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Motor Trend: 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 First Test

:lolhit:


http://st.motortrend.com/uploads/sites/10/2015/09/2015-BMW-M4-convertible-rear-view-taillights-on-2.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Dec-22-2016, 06:03:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,984
Posted By checkmate1
Re: C&D Road Test: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Manual

Rare cases in ambient temps over 95'-100'. Heck, my E90 M3 went into limp mode due to high oil temps at VIR during last summer.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Dec-22-2016, 02:06:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,984
Posted By checkmate1
Re: C&D Road Test: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Manual

A PDK also doesn't deal with the power/torque stress that comes with being paired to a 650 HP/TQ LT4.

I'm curious to see how much Torque Stress a Dual Clutch can handle consistently. To date, most...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Dec-21-2016, 08:07:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,984
Posted By checkmate1
Re: C&D Road Test: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Manual

Incorrect. Use the Automatic as intended for regular driving except on track and it will never overheat.

No C7 has EVER overheated on the road. Documented cases of the Overheating happened on...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Dec-21-2016, 07:24:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,984
Posted By checkmate1
Re: C&D Road Test: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Manual

The pure Auto mode picks the highest RPM constantly before changing gears opposed to balancing it based on throttle modulation. GM has consistently said folks using the Auto on track need to engage...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Dec-21-2016, 07:14:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,984
Posted By checkmate1
Re: C&D Road Test: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Manual

The link below has actual HPDE feedback and drives where you will note that most C7Z owners do not have Overheating issues. The issues were predominantly from owners driving their cars in D or Full...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Dec-21-2016, 02:31:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,984
Posted By checkmate1
Re: C&D Road Test: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Manual

The Z06/Z07 is still a formidable car -

Chevrolet Corvette Z06 “Z07” : LAP TIME on Magny-Cours GP - YouTube

Wait till the end for the results.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Oct-25-2016, 05:04:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,407
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Heavy Chevy Auto ZL1 - Ring Time 7:29.60

Not Mero, It was done by Drew Cattell, the ride and handling engineer for the Camaro.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Oct-25-2016, 04:16:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,407
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Heavy Chevy Auto ZL1 - Ring Time 7:29.60

Mighty impressive for a car that is kissing 4000lbs or so!

Power aside - its the chassis tuning where the ZL1 shines. Will be interesting to see the times for the Z28.

Still rather GT350 tho.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Oct-25-2016, 01:15:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,407
Posted By checkmate1
Exclamation Heavy Chevy Auto ZL1 - Ring Time 7:29.60

2017 Camaro ZL1 Beats Previous Generation’s Nürburgring Lap Time | Chevrolet - YouTube

To quote Jalopnik -

The 2017 Chevy Camaro ZL1, with 650 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque, just...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Oct-24-2016, 02:06:06 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,488
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Motor Trend: Chevy Corvette Grand Sport vs Porsche 911 Carrera S

No way will Chevy change the C8 to a midengine car. Too many compromises on livability with having little to no trunk space to start. The current Front Engine/RWD architecture is something Chevy is...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Oct-12-2016, 01:03:28 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,462
Posted By checkmate1
Re: The Grand Tour

'The Grand Tour' Grand Racing Quiz - YouTube
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Sep-22-2016, 06:24:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 863
Posted By checkmate1
Re: In Houston For The Night

Houston is a $hithole. Was just there this last weekend.

No redeeming quality except for good ethnic food for cheap. Oh and the humidity sucks.

Poorly planned city with random skyscrapers...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Sep-20-2016, 06:03:35 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,600
Posted By checkmate1
Re: C&D Road Test: 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

http://rennlist.com/forums/991-gt3-gt3rs-and-911r/954238-faults-on-brand-new-rs-after-128-miles-from-takin-delivery-3.html


Thread is escalating quickly. Lots of RS issues that are coming...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Sep-13-2016, 11:43:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,446
Posted By checkmate1
Re: C&D Lightning Lap Times / 2016

EL 'DCT' GT3 RS Lap vs EL 'MANUEL' GS

Porsche 911 GT3 RS at Lightning Lap 2016 - YouTube

Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport at Lightning Lap 2016 - YouTube
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Sep-13-2016, 11:39:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,446
Posted By checkmate1
Re: C&D Lightning Lap Times / 2016

GS vs GT3 RS

Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport at Lightning Lap 2016 - YouTube

Porsche 911 GT3 RS at Lightning Lap 2016 - YouTube
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Sep-13-2016, 01:25:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,446
Posted By checkmate1
Re: C&D Lightning Lap Times / 2016

Thor sounds butthurt over the results. I get that Porsche's are God's chariots on this forum but these drivers aren't your run of the mill amateurs.

Just so you know, Porsche sent C&D a stripped...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Sep-11-2016, 10:50:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,446
Posted By checkmate1
Talking C&D Lightning Lap Times / 2016

ACR crushin' it!

Although interesting how close a C7 GS ($70k) is to a GT3 RS ($200k)!

...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Sep-07-2016, 12:58:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By checkmate1
Re: Hitler Reacts to GT3 Engine Issues

:hattip::lolhit::rofl3:
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Sep-02-2016, 12:50:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,316
Posted By checkmate1
Re: New Z06 isn't track capable buy a Porsche GT car instead they said...

Will take overheating issues over structural defects any day and all day. Kinda harks back to whole E46 subframe issue.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Aug-26-2016, 12:45:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,756
Posted By checkmate1
Re: GT350 on Fire @ Track

Second reported GT350 on fire at track-

Mustang GT350 Catches on Fire at Charlotte Motor Speedway - YouTube
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Aug-19-2016, 01:01:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,798
Posted By checkmate1
Re: C7 Z06 - Hockenheim Lap 1:07.25

I should've known you would grace this thread. :rofl3:

Let's hang tight for the full test results and analysis when the magazine is out in September.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Aug-19-2016, 12:32:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,798
Posted By checkmate1
Exclamation C7 Z06 - Hockenheim Lap 1:07.25

C7 Z06 Auto does Hockenheim Short Lap in 1:07.25

https://youtu.be/uxUFk9cPI94

In case you were curious as to lap times for other cars-

Hockenheim Short lap times
...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Aug-16-2016, 04:42:01 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 41,720
Posted By checkmate1
Re: 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Debuts with Flat-Crank V-8 and MagneRide Shocks

The GT3/RS also carrier over the same EPAS steering from the base 911. Difference being calibration so they feel world's different.

Same applies to GT350/R
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Aug-12-2016, 02:34:41 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 41,720
Posted By checkmate1
Re: 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Debuts with Flat-Crank V-8 and MagneRide Shocks

http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy1/Tobphotobucket/zIMG_2641-Edit.jpg
http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy1/Tobphotobucket/zIMG_2612-Edit.jpg...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Aug-03-2016, 06:39:34 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,882
Posted By checkmate1
Re: C&D Road Test: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Manual

There are some really good ones out there. If you are serious, send me a PM and I'll hook you up with the best ones in the biz.
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Aug-03-2016, 06:20:02 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,882
Posted By checkmate1
Re: C&D Road Test: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Manual

The configurator is not live on chevy.com. You can build it through a dealer.
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Aug-03-2016, 06:04:37 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,882
Posted By checkmate1
Re: C&D Road Test: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Manual

DOM- The C7 GS is already on sale now. Kerberck and Criswell have already got some in stock.
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Aug-03-2016, 05:11:00 PM
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Posted By checkmate1
Re: C&D Road Test: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Manual

By that notion, I suppose M cars and Porsche's are still the light ballet dancers they used to be since their model inceptions eh?

Just so you know-there is only a 80 lb difference from the Z51...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Aug-03-2016, 04:23:20 PM
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Posted By checkmate1
Re: C&D Road Test: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Manual

Well said. Ten is most definitely a Porsche Fanboy.

For those of us mere mortals, the Vette represents the best value sports car that can afford supercar performance for under < $100k.

As...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Aug-03-2016, 02:36:05 PM
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Posted By checkmate1
Re: GT350 on Fire @ Track

It was a response to your post 'Get Flat plane, get engine fire' :laughhard:
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Aug-03-2016, 01:24:38 PM
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Posted By checkmate1
Re: GT350 on Fire @ Track

How quickly people forget that fires happen to Porsche's as well-

http://www.ferdinandmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/porsche-918-fire-recall.jpg...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Aug-02-2016, 05:06:23 PM
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Posted By checkmate1
Re: GT350 on Fire @ Track

It wasn't a modified part that caused the failure. It was caused by an OEM part defect.

Funny how Ford had this ad out there somewhere-
...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Aug-02-2016, 02:06:56 PM
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Posted By checkmate1
Exclamation GT350 on Fire @ Track

Saw this on Jalopnik and also as reported on Mustang6g-

Link w/pics - http://jalopnik.com/holy-shit-a-ford-mustang-gt350-turned-into-a-100-mph-fi-1784671243
...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Aug-02-2016, 01:18:29 PM
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Posted By checkmate1
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jul-08-2016, 08:37:49 PM
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Posted By checkmate1
Re: What's up M3Forum-Ugly Red Vette w/Auto Edition

40% Tint Applied and side rockers bra'd

http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g469/induscreed85/Z06%20Delivery/74550E77-880E-4DDB-8510-E23351DF800A_zps9l2nhxgc.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jul-08-2016, 08:34:58 PM
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Posted By checkmate1
Re: Dodge celebrates the Viper's 25th anniversary & demise

I know many BMW dealers that don't let folks test drive M cars. Whereas the Chevy and Dodge dealers near me are pretty chill and let folks drive cars provided a) they have plenty of the cars in their...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jul-07-2016, 12:44:12 PM
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Posted By checkmate1
Re: Official 911 R thread

mother trucker!!!!!
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-06-2016, 06:42:59 PM
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Views: 3,779
Posted By checkmate1
Re: What's up M3Forum-Ugly Red Vette w/Auto Edition

Thanks! I think 650HP/TQ is plenty enough :lolhit:
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jul-05-2016, 08:45:20 PM
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Views: 3,779
Posted By checkmate1
Re: What's up M3Forum-Ugly Red Vette w/Auto Edition

First oil change for the ugly vette. Now that my work schedule has opened up, I plan on driving the $%^* out of it.
...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, May-19-2016, 09:33:18 PM
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Posted By checkmate1
Forum: Mid Atlantic Mon, May-16-2016, 02:36:05 PM
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Posted By checkmate1
Dyno Days in the area?

Hey guys,

Any upcoming dyno days in the area?

Thanks
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-28-2016, 04:35:17 PM
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Posted By checkmate1
Re: What's up M3Forum-Ugly Red Vette w/Auto Edition

I kept looking for a 1:18 model and forgot you actually posted the link! Thanks a million :hattip:
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Apr-27-2016, 01:14:05 PM
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Posted By checkmate1
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Posted By checkmate1
Re: What's up M3Forum: Dream come true edition

WOW! Beautiful car man! Congrats and Enjoy!!
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Apr-24-2016, 12:21:52 PM
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Posted By checkmate1
Re: What's up M3Forum-Ugly Red Vette w/Auto Edition

Thank for you all for the kind words! Having driven over the 200 miles this weekend, I can tell you this car is an absolute beast on the twisties and highway.

The steering feel is miles better...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-21-2016, 09:15:14 PM
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Posted By checkmate1
Re: What is Your Recent Purchase?

http://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/1024x612/80-34b829f1_e84c_4172_9e1c_2217c411a9ec_zps85qdjxs5_0d75542844b9cd8795e2dc6a42f6dfe64632b1f8.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Apr-21-2016, 01:17:56 PM
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Posted By checkmate1
Re: These Mustang jokes are sooo damn funny

This is crazy!!! Mustang on the roof of a house!

http://www.powernationtv.com/post/how-a-car-ended-up-on-the-roof-of-a-michigan-home
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