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Forum: Off Topic Today, 4:08pm
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By datawiz
New appreciation for the Mag Ride in the 2021

I just drove the '09Z to run some errands. Only trip it's taken out of the neighborhood since I got the '21. I've never had any complaints about the ride in the '09, but by comparison, it felt like a...
Forum: Off Topic Today, 8:33am
Replies: 949
Views: 124,501
Posted By datawiz
:leaving:

:leaving:
Forum: Off Topic Yesterday, 7:06pm
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By datawiz
:hurray::cert::datawiz:

:hurray::cert::datawiz:
Forum: Off Topic Yesterday, 6:39pm
Replies: 40
Views: 484
Posted By datawiz
Show up with a catered Filet Mignon dinner for 4...

Show up with a catered Filet Mignon dinner for 4 with all of the fixings. :cert:

And boxes to pack up the original meal to give to the shelters.
Forum: Off Topic Yesterday, 1:40pm
Replies: 45
Views: 685
Posted By datawiz
We just had a special assessment in our community...

We just had a special assessment in our community for lake shore remediation. We have 501 homes, ranging from low $300's to about 800k. The assessment was about $1400, which I just cut a check for,...
Forum: C6 Open Discussion 09-21-2021, 7:05pm
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By datawiz
My '09 C6Z scrapes on EVERYTHING, and it didn't...

My '09 C6Z scrapes on EVERYTHING, and it didn't do that when I got it 5 years ago, so I think it's a settling thing. That's the primary reason I got the front end lift on my 2021. Having said that,...
Forum: C6 Open Discussion 09-21-2021, 6:17pm
Replies: 7
Views: 3,159
Posted By datawiz
Looks good! I had a 2005 Black coupe new from the...

Looks good! I had a 2005 Black coupe new from the factory in October of '04. Replaced it with my 2008 Z06, which is now a full time race car. :cert:
Forum: C6 Open Discussion 09-21-2021, 3:18pm
Replies: 9
Views: 4,404
Posted By datawiz
Says the man with a Ford GT. :rofl:

Says the man with a Ford GT. :rofl:
Forum: C6 Open Discussion 09-21-2021, 2:04pm
Replies: 9
Views: 4,404
Posted By datawiz
Considering '09 was the height of the recession,...

Considering '09 was the height of the recession, I guess that had a huge hit on sales volumes that year for GM.

The black one is my '09 Z06 3LZ, 38k miles, and now gets to rest more now that I...
Forum: C6 Open Discussion 09-21-2021, 9:19am
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By datawiz
I currently have 2 C6Z's and have also previously...

I currently have 2 C6Z's and have also previously owned 2 C6 coupes. The '06 coupe I drove to 88k miles.

Issues I've had to fix over time in all 4:


Auto trans shifter connector replacement...
Forum: Off Topic 09-20-2021, 12:35pm
Replies: 24
Views: 567
Posted By datawiz
Yep. I spun my buddy's Gen 1 NSX on a novice...

Yep. I spun my buddy's Gen 1 NSX on a novice school course where I instruct, and I had run HUNDREDS of times in my Z06. Very fast sweeper transition point. In the Z06, accelerate hard, lift through...
Forum: Off Topic 09-20-2021, 10:41am
Replies: 24
Views: 567
Posted By datawiz
GM dials in a lot of understeer from the factory...

GM dials in a lot of understeer from the factory because the traditional Corvette owner likely has little to no experience in a mid-engine car. Mid-engine cars like to snap oversteer if you lift in a...
Forum: Off Topic 09-19-2021, 7:01pm
Replies: 24
Views: 567
Posted By datawiz
GoPro angle on first run. Less fast, but not bad....

GoPro angle on first run. Less fast, but not bad. I need to mount the camera higher to see inside the cockpit.

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Forum: Off Topic 09-19-2021, 6:19pm
Replies: 24
Views: 567
Posted By datawiz
68.8

This run would have taken 2nd in SS class.

Off the showroom floor, alignment and tires...which are complete crap for my sport. Next month will be proper.

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Forum: Off Topic 09-19-2021, 8:37am
Replies: 24
Views: 567
Posted By datawiz
2.9!

Finally learned how to do launch control.

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Forum: Off Topic 09-18-2021, 7:43pm
Replies: 24
Views: 567
Posted By datawiz
Wifey has a 2020 Subaru Outback. It's been a good...

Wifey has a 2020 Subaru Outback. It's been a good car. :yesnod:
Forum: Off Topic 09-18-2021, 6:45pm
Replies: 24
Views: 567
Posted By datawiz
I'm extremely proud of that fact. GWiz is going...

I'm extremely proud of that fact. GWiz is going to win a jacket in this car at Nationals next year. She was a little confused...her left foot, and right hand were completely confused. She only drives...
Forum: Off Topic 09-18-2021, 6:31pm
Replies: 24
Views: 567
Posted By datawiz
It was also a treat to have Simpleman68 join me...

It was also a treat to have Simpleman68 join me at the track. Took him for most of those runs. He's a drag racer, so he didn't drive at the track, but he got to drive on the street when we went to...
Forum: Off Topic 09-18-2021, 6:24pm
Replies: 24
Views: 567
Posted By datawiz
Aren't we supposed to build our children to be...

Aren't we supposed to build our children to be better than us? Besides, she's 140 pounds lighter than me, and I had a passenger in all 3 of my runs. :lol:
Forum: Off Topic 09-18-2021, 5:46pm
Replies: 24
Views: 567
Posted By datawiz
C8 in anger impressions

So I took 3 laps and GWiz took 2 laps. The first lap I took, I let the D transmission do the shifting. This car had a LOT of understeer. My 2nd two laps I did pure manual mode, and it was much...
Forum: Off Topic 09-17-2021, 5:26pm
Replies: 28
Views: 504
Posted By datawiz
:hurray: 2

:hurray:

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Forum: Off Topic 09-17-2021, 2:43pm
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By datawiz
:leaving:

:leaving:
Forum: Off Topic 09-16-2021, 7:23pm
Replies: 11
Views: 231
Posted By datawiz
:hurray::cert::datawiz:

:hurray::cert::datawiz:
Forum: Off Topic 09-16-2021, 5:48pm
Replies: 45
Views: 1,082
Posted By datawiz
That's why 2021 is 3 years and done. It gets...

That's why 2021 is 3 years and done. It gets sold, and 2025 Z06 comes into the permanent stable. :yesnod:
Forum: Off Topic 09-16-2021, 12:55pm
Replies: 33
Views: 789
Posted By datawiz
sure looks like it

sure looks like it
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