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07-19-2019, 07:36 PM
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Posted By FogCitySF

Agree. Once you start from where the current Z06...

Agree. Once you start from where the current Z06 is with a 7:13 N-ring time, and special R tires are worth ~12-15 secs on that track (per Manthey racing), and the new C8 you will get close to 700 bhp...
07-19-2019, 01:19 PM
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Views: 163,537
Posted By FogCitySF

It looks much better than I expected and...

It looks much better than I expected and definitely a step in the right direction. Kudos to Chevy for pushing forward with the mid-engine concept in the pursuit of the best possible performance. It...
07-11-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,705
Posted By FogCitySF

Does it look like it lets more air flowing from...

Does it look like it lets more air flowing from the wheel well though? The .1 RS ones have a plastic section (not the mesh, but a part that is closer to the lower part of the vent adjacent to the...
07-09-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,617
Posted By FogCitySF

Funny as I contacted Manthey as well and and they...

Funny as I contacted Manthey as well and and they told me for the .1 RS, the Cup R tires plus corner balance/shims/alignment/and bump stops on stock suspension improved the Nurburgring lap times by...
07-09-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,455
Posted By FogCitySF

Did the same....pricey but really makes the...

Did the same....pricey but really makes the contrast pop!
06-11-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 30,257
Posted By FogCitySF

Pm'd on the OEM upgrade kit of spring packers and...

Pm'd on the OEM upgrade kit of spring packers and shims for 991.1RS
06-03-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,811
Posted By FogCitySF

Pretty incriminating. Proof positive the Z was...

Pretty incriminating. Proof positive the Z was driving way too erratically and was consistently early apexing turn 4. And seriously that move at the end of the carousel??? Also so much for the...
06-02-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,811
Posted By FogCitySF

I've tracked with SpeedSF among many...

I've tracked with SpeedSF among many organizations and feel they run a pretty safe track day. The most advanced session is more for quasi-racing/open for race ready cars (this session is not covered...
05-25-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 45,197
Posted By FogCitySF

I see, but point being cars costing 50%-70% less...

I see, but point being cars costing 50%-70% less should not have more sophisticated dampers than GT cars, whether those dampers are active/mageneride, DSSV, or the ohlins aftermarket type coilovers...
05-25-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 45,197
Posted By FogCitySF

As much as the car is driven by an excellent...

As much as the car is driven by an excellent driver and is taking advantage of the latest tire tech, I think the fully active suspension is a huge positive to the performance. If you notice all the...
05-13-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By FogCitySF

Thanks..good thing I have an extended warranty!

Thanks..good thing I have an extended warranty!
05-13-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By FogCitySF

What Center Muffler is this (.1RS)?

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Bought a .1 RS and was comparing with another RS on the lot which didn't have this...
05-09-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,587
Posted By FogCitySF

Think a couple of OEM sets sold for about...

Think a couple of OEM sets sold for about $7.5k-$8k in classifieds.
05-09-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,437
Posted By FogCitySF

Does the .1 RS have the lower blocks is it is a...

Does the .1 RS have the lower blocks is it is a .2 only item?
05-09-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,587
Posted By FogCitySF

Think about it this way: the PCCBs will...

Think about it this way: the PCCBs will depreciate maybe 25%, the car will depreciate a lot more. For $10k option, you can recoup that cost anytime for $7.5k And if you keep on the car, will...
05-07-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,163
Posted By FogCitySF

Yes, they are diluting the brand, in a similar...

Yes, they are diluting the brand, in a similar vein to what BMW and Mercedes did with M and AMG. The difference is, however that BMW and Mercedes are not achieving abnormal profits (at $5k per...
05-03-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,021
Posted By FogCitySF

Yes, it kind of does bother me. Think about all...

Yes, it kind of does bother me. Think about all the other great cars, you can see the engines and marvel at their engineering. Also what's the deal with removing bumper covers to change air...
04-26-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,201
Posted By FogCitySF

So the GT3 engine warranty is good due to the...

So the GT3 engine warranty is good due to the finger follower issue. What happens when the underlying cause of the problem isn't related to the finger follower, ie cylinder coatings, oil starvation...
04-26-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,471
Posted By FogCitySF

What are the VIN# cutoffs for the Rev 1 and Rev 2...

What are the VIN# cutoffs for the Rev 1 and Rev 2 series engines?
04-25-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,471
Posted By FogCitySF

I thought the .1 RS engine was simply a stroked...

I thought the .1 RS engine was simply a stroked version of the .1GT3 engine with only a few motorsports parts vs the .2 RS engine being a truly motorsports-derived engine?
04-13-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 48,340
Posted By FogCitySF

I had the AP Racing brake kit from Essex for 55k...

I had the AP Racing brake kit from Essex for 55k miles and 20 track days on my M3 and the rotors and calipers are so durable. Finally changed the rotors to new ones after all this time (and still...
04-13-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,720
Posted By FogCitySF

Yeah, adding even a set of the lightest possible...

Yeah, adding even a set of the lightest possible wheels and a high end set of coilovers or continually adjustable shocks (tractive) and a harness bar/cage you're looking at $20k. The Porsche stuff...
04-12-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,720
Posted By FogCitySF

Totally agree and plan on continuing to do what...

Totally agree and plan on continuing to do what you suggested (coaching from race pros, etc). I’m an advanced driver, track two vehicles (BMW and Shelby) and I’m generally able to take advantage of...
04-11-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,720
Posted By FogCitySF

Thx. Is it possible to get more rubber on the .1...

Thx. Is it possible to get more rubber on the .1 GT3 and widening the track (lower offset) despite not having the flared fenders? The .1 GT3RS has advantage of extra half inch of rim.
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