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Old 12-01-2023, 6:00pm   #41
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Poll: Should I run C7 flags, or C6 flags on the bumper? The c7 flags are smaller and slightly more aggressive looking. The C6 are much bigger and flatter. I know some think it's sacrilege to change flag gens on vettes, but I've always been cool with it. Thoughts are welcomed here.
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Old 12-01-2023, 7:02pm   #42
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I'm going to save the captions and play by play. Bondo, sanding, more bondo, more sanding, blowing, cleaning and PRIMER!!! If you want to know about anything specific, let me know. Lee does the paint work...I do the mechanical mostly and help with sanding and prepping. The side marker areas still need work...it's a beast trying to get those to look perfect. The primer will get us that much closer to color...
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Old 12-01-2023, 7:03pm   #43
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Last one...we're going to let it dry over the weekend. This is about 5 coats of primer.
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Looks great!
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C6 Flag or No flag at all. I favor No Flag. This bad boy is your vision
not the factory.
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Small update: The bumper is blocking out very nice. Left some primer on the nose to show what primed vs sanded looks like. Still need some more fill in the side marker areas. We'll get there.
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I'm slightly concerned about something and would like the communities opinion. Strakes or no strakes? There is supposedly a HUGE downforce increase when running the strakes (large end plates) on the front of ZR1s. To the tune of 400 lbs at speed (~205 mph). They call this the "ZTK aero kit." Non-ztk cars have the "low-wings" in the back, softer spring rates, different tires and MR tuning to accommodate. My concern is that I run essentially a "low wing" on the back of my car, definitely less DF than a high ZR1 wing. If I run the strakes, I may introduce an aero imbalance that the car becomes super nose heavy (or light-assed) at speed. Now granted, I never drive my car on the track or at 200 mph on the street, but I occasionally kick her up to the 160s in Mexico, but that's not all the time. Thoughts?
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If youíll never drive it over 160 I donít know that it matters. I road raced my C6 at that speed and never had an issue. Thereís a HUGE difference between 160 and 200+.
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