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  1. Looks good!

    Looks good!
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    I tried 285 rears once. Don't remember what the...

    I tried 285 rears once. Don't remember what the issue was (probably rubbing on fender) and they weren't Sport Cups. The wider rear wheel gives me a bit bigger contact patch and 265 is almost perfect...
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    I put the ZR1 all 4corners at first to remedy my...

    I put the ZR1 all 4corners at first to remedy my understeer problem. The ZR1 suspension gave me oversteer. The ZR1/Z06 combo made the car finally neutral, flat, and balanced.
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    I put the ZR1 all 4corners at first to remedy my...

    I put the ZR1 all 4corners at first to remedy my understeer problem. The ZR1 suspension gave me oversteer. The ZR1/Z06 combo made the car finally neutral, flat, and balanced.
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    ZR1 front springs and sways. Z06 rear springs...

    ZR1 front springs and sways.
    Z06 rear springs and sways.

    The reason for the mix is because our car weighs so much more, this helps keep my car balanced with the power and torque I have available.
  6. Thread: Corvette C6

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    Help! The easiest way is use 4 front wheels. I don't...

    The easiest way is use 4 front wheels. I don't like the look of the 10" wheels on the rear. You should be able to stuff 275VR35 in there.

    My race wheels are all custom - 9" fronts 9.5" rears. I...
  7. Thread: Corvette C6

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    Help! Mine do.

    Mine do.
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    Let's compare notes.

    Let's compare notes.
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    I went the easy route with mine. I installed 10K...

    I went the easy route with mine. I installed 10K LED bulbs for the DRLs and rerouted my wiring so the side marker lights (under the orange lenses on the sides of the headlamp housing) are my turn...
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    Come on out to the Dyno Day at 360 Customs, Inc...

    Come on out to the Dyno Day at 360 Customs, Inc in Branden this Saturday, ELWOOD will be there.
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    They did a great job on my custom design as well!...

    They did a great job on my custom design as well! Just send them a hires picture and they can just about put anything on there that you want. This is just after I installed it, but its been 5 years...
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    Brought back from the dead, this thread is...

    Brought back from the dead, this thread is great!. Thanks everyone for your inputs and telling your stories.

    Giz
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    CLAIMED :eek:...(takes a deep breath and counts...

    CLAIMED :eek:...(takes a deep breath and counts to 10)

    The research is readily available: Suspension Data for Possible Upgrade - - Cadillac XLR Forum - Cadillac XLR and Cadillac XLR-V


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  14. Thread: Trailer Art

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    Important! Elwood Transporter

    Not quite as colorful, but the same intention.

    http://i943.photobucket.com/albums/ad271/GizmoQ/ELWOOD%20Transport/27625001_1601738516581854_4203933545544177362_o_zpsara5dprl.jpg
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    Notice: We're about 2 hours north of you, in Tampa.

    We're about 2 hours north of you, in Tampa.
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    Notice: Steve O, Is this the V that I've driven past...

    Steve O,

    Is this the V that I've driven past several times on MadDill AFB. ELWOOD is wintering in the RV Park.
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    It wasn't cheap: $7800 + core.

    It wasn't cheap: $7800 + core.
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    I tried three different HX intercooler (I think...

    I tried three different HX intercooler (I think one might have been off a CTS-V) and none of them made a significant difference . Replacing the pump with a high volume high flow pump helped much...
  19. Thread: Cut Outs

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    Why bother with cut-outs on a V when all you need...

    Why bother with cut-outs on a V when all you need is a "Mild to Wild" mod installed. The V came stalwart with muffler bypass that vacuum controlled by the PCM. The mild to wild switch just leaves...
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    Elwood

    My V now has 140K+ and I'be beat on it since 30K. Still runs great.

    I did change out the transmission for racing the standing mile (original Tranny couldn't take 500+RWHP at full throttle in 5th...
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    Headers are pretty much impossible to find and...

    Headers are pretty much impossible to find and don't add much without CAI, pulley, X-Pipe, and a real good dyno tune.CAI and exhaust options are readily available off the shelf. A pulley swap will...
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    Like water in your battery, it should be checked...

    Like water in your battery, it should be checked periodically. And no there are no idiot lights or OBD indicator to tell you if the fluid is low.
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    Careful what you ask for... ELWOOD is prowling...

    Careful what you ask for... ELWOOD is prowling the streets and byways of Social this month. You might even see us at the Malibu Cars and Coffee on the 26th.
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    My favorite selfie of 2016: you can see my feet...

    My favorite selfie of 2016: you can see my feet as I chill in my recliner while PJ is detailing the car at a show.
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    Here's my research data and results for...

    Here's my research data and results for suspension mods. I assume the Z51s all around on our cars is still gonna have a good bit of understeer.

    Suspension Data for Possible Upgrade
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