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    The dual disc clutch on the ZR1 requires less...

    The dual disc clutch on the ZR1 requires less pressure than the single disc on a Z06.

    Much less than my 62 ever was. I'm 63 and the ZR1 my wife daily driver.
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    Question: It depends on what you are doing. ...

    It depends on what you are doing.

    Autocrossing static cling works pretty good they may blow off every once in a while.

    Track Day on a road course they won't stay on, so use something else.
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  3. Thread: New tires

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    Whatever you do don't use the Goodyear run flats,...

    Whatever you do don't use the Goodyear run flats, the side walls are way to stiff. My wife's 02 coupe was changed from stock run flats to Kuhmo Mx tires and it made it a completely different car.
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  4. Help! You won't get Nav on the HUD either. I put the...

    You won't get Nav on the HUD either. I put the Kenwood DNX 6140 in my 2009 ZR1 that I had in my wifes 2002 coupe. Just had to add the interface module for the Bose and another for steering wheel...
  5. Thread: Satellite radio

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    I put a double Din Kenwood GPS and Sirius in my...

    I put a double Din Kenwood GPS and Sirius in my C-5.
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    That's the same one I put on my ZR1. Love the...

    That's the same one I put on my ZR1. Love the visor controls.
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    There is a club in Anchorage. I've been there and...

    There is a club in Anchorage. I've been there and meet with several of the members.
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    Question: From what I understand the garage door opener...

    From what I understand the garage door opener vendor was "Home Link" through 08 and 09 and later are "Lear Seigler" so they program differently and may be coded differently.

    I went with a unit...
  9. Thread: Need new pads

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    I've been running Porterfield R-4 race pads on my...

    I've been running Porterfield R-4 race pads on my C-5 Z06 and these have been very rotor friendly. I've only thrown away 2 sets of rotors in 6 years. We typically do 3-4 track weekends with 2...
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    You might also look to see if the harmonic...

    You might also look to see if the harmonic balancer is tracking straight. When the dampener material deteriorates the pulely wobbles.
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    Question: I had a communication problem on my 02. The...

    I had a communication problem on my 02. The problem stems from the fact the serial communications is at a low current and any voltage drop in a connector.....no communications.

    First disconnect...
  12. Are Corvette Panels made with Polyester or Epoxy Resin?

    Anyone know for sure what they are made with?

    I have to fix a crack in my ZR1 carbon fiber rocker from back side.

    I know the C1 & C2 cars were polyester but not sure since the started using...
  13. Thread: XM Radio

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    I let mine expire, then replaced the user...

    I let mine expire, then replaced the user unfriendly NAV system with the Kenwood Garmin unit out of the 2002 I traded in on the 2009 ZR1. Since I already had the unit plus a lifetime subscription to...
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    Important! I solved the Nav problem. I removed the GM Denso...

    I solved the Nav problem. I removed the GM Denso nav unit and replaced it with a Kenwood Garmin unit with lifetime Sirius and traffic.

    Fortunately I already had the unit as it was in my wife's...
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    Notice: Well I got to take mine around the Spring Moutain...

    Well I got to take mine around the Spring Moutain 2.2 mile track last week at Corvette Track Days and running at about 80%. I ran a 1:55.429 the first time I've driven it on a track compared to my...
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    Question: I just replaced the factory navigation system I...

    I just replaced the factory navigation system I got in the C-6 with a Kenwood Garmin. Whoever designed the "Denso" navigation system for GM should be shot.
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    Try the easy things first. Change the...

    Try the easy things first. Change the differential and transmission fluids to Redline, the stock oil is not synthetic. While it's on the lift have them look at the drive shaft tube rubber isolators.
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    Yes get it replaced the rubber isolation is gone....

    Yes get it replaced the rubber isolation is gone. Unfortunately they have to pull the steering rack to change the harmonic balancer.
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    I always use the NAPA rotors that are about $30...

    I always use the NAPA rotors that are about $30 each. Rock Auto has them too.

    I track the car quite a bit and you don't have to turn them just toss them.

    I would use the Porterfield R-4S pad...
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    Well that was me! Yes with the dual mode exhaust...

    Well that was me! Yes with the dual mode exhaust it's really quiet until you put the hammer down! The cam does not have extreme valve overlap so it idles well too.

    It's my wifes daily driver! :)
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    Because drilled and sloted rotors tend to crack...

    Because drilled and sloted rotors tend to crack under severe use.

    Plus when you need replacements, they are under $30 at Napa!

    Compare that to a C-6 stock rotor cost!
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    I've always used this testing proceedure for...

    I've always used this testing proceedure for alternators.

    1. At idle you should have a reading above 12 volts to 14.2 Volts depending on state of battery charge.

    2. Run the engine at about...
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    The wife and I really wanted to go on more...

    The wife and I really wanted to go on more Corvette road trips and the 62 Vette we've had since 1969 isn't a great road car fpr trips over 50 miles.

    We decided that a new C-5 was in order, I...
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    Yes, believe it or not the manual transmissions...

    Yes, believe it or not the manual transmissions these days have gone to ATF instead of 90W gear oil.
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    They peeled off my 2002 OK, but I could not find...

    They peeled off my 2002 OK, but I could not find the logic in the warning label that said that children should be put in the rear seat.

    I guess that you are supposed to put a car seat in the trunk...
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