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    New Z06 vs Nismo GTR

    They had to know, I agree. They must be counting on Corvette loyalists to buy the car regardless..hope this car bombs, because it truly deserves to. Then again GM knows most owners are 50 something guys who use them as boulevard cruisers. Real drivers should get a GTR or 911, or GM's track...
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    New Z06 vs Nismo GTR

    2015 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Z06 escalates overheating problems already present in Corvette C7 Stingray Randy Pobs't Road Atlanta run continues to make waves in the automotive world but certainly not in the way +Tadge Juechter has envisioned. If the Nurburgring embarrassment was already not bad...
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    New Z06 vs Nismo GTR

    More bad news about the C7 Z06 in the Motor Trend mag currently out that delves deeper into this shootout. -After one lap the computer was cutting HP on the Vetter due to overheating issues. One. Lap. This is supposed to be a track capable car right? -Engine heat in traffic cook's the drivers...
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    Top 10 mistakes which causes premature engine wear

    Why would #5 running a full OCI with mineral oil be a bad thing if it's spec'd by the manufacturer? My case it's every 5000 miles with the dealer putting in MS5K.
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    New Z06 vs Nismo GTR

    Probably all three. Randy Pobst seemed bewildered by how poorly the car handled on the track at the very end of the video. This was supposed to be the GT3 & GTR killer.
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    New Z06 vs Nismo GTR

    Very disappointing that one of these cars cannot put it together, namely the one that is lighter, has 50 more HP, better brakes & tires plus an aero package. <a href="http://youtu.be/F5F18o8xayA" target="_blank">http://youtu.be/F5F18o8xayA</a>
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    Help me pick a good "date car" to buy

    Lone Ranger.. Spoken like a true beta male, a car dealer, or a woman. Why should I invest in something that has a 50% chance of failure, financially devastates men the vast majority of the time, and is enforced by a slanted legal system that overwhelmingly favors women? It makes about as much...
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    Help me pick a good "date car" to buy

    Single in my 40's and hope to never marry, at least not an American woman. Anyway, I am in my late 40's, drive an 06 KIA Spectra that I bought cash, and my current gf is 28 and a solid 8 on a 10 point scale(from the neck down a 10 imho). I have found physical condition is the most important...
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    Why The Demise of Timing Belts?

    5K away from my second timing belt service with my 2006 KIA Spectra..$600 out the door every 60K, getting ready to hit 120,000. It's the mega service. All fluids changed, every filters, wipers, tire rotation and so on.
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    Are Firestone filters decent enough to go 7500?

    Just found this on their website..I feel comfortable enough to run a 7500 interval with that filter & syn blend. "Our oil filters are Champions in name and quality. Champion Labs is our trusted supplier of oil filters. Their oil filters not only meet, but typically exceed original equipment...
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    Are Firestone filters decent enough to go 7500?

    I feel comfortable enough running the Kendal GT1 synthetic blend that long..is that filter decent enough so I can get some ROI? Car is an 06 KIA Specta with 115,000 on it. Been running Mobile conventional for 5K intervals for years.
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    why so many multi speed automatics?

    Good news for manual's..except the part about performance. I wanna see if a manual Hellcat can hit that 1/4 mile number. "The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is offered with the buyer’s choice of a 6-speed manual transmission that was borrowed from the Dodge Viper and a newly designed...
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    Car and Drivers 2014 Corvette grenaded engine....

    996 911's were notorious POS..tons of youtube vids about IMS bearing failure, "D" chunk liner failures and porous crankcases leaking fluids between the oil and water galleries and cylinder head cracking. "Engine failure when the timing chain snapped. Not know at the time but it broke the...
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    Car and Drivers 2014 Corvette grenaded engine....

    A last generation ZO6 engine grenades on the track, video also has pictures of the damaged engine at the end. <a href="http://youtu.be/qVb9gfV0dL4" target="_blank">http://youtu.be/qVb9gfV0dL4</a>
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    Do hot female mechanics actually exist?

    I was inspired to make this thread after re-watching the first Fast & The Furious last week. Paul Walker loses a race to Vin Diesel and owes him a 10 second Supra. Michelle Rodrigues and Jordana Brewster decide to help and are wrenching in tight jeans and halter tops, with one sitting on the...
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    Do hot female mechanics actually exist?

    I have seen exactly one woman working on a car(Mercedes Benz dealer) but she looked like a less feminine Rosie O Donell. I have owned Ford, Chevy, Hyundai, and KIA cars, dealer and independent serviced, and have seen exactly 1 "female" tech in my life. BTW, perhaps the most beautiful woman I...
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    2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat spec oil info released

    Bit more info. "As is the theme nowadays, the 2015 Challenger SRT features a number of driving modes, governing power output, shift speeds for the 8AT, steering effort, traction control settings and suspension settings. There are three pre-programmed options – Default, Sport and Track – and a...
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    2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat spec oil info released

    Some more info.. The supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 powering the Challenger SRT Hellcat shares just 9 percent of its componentry with Dodge’s 6.4-liter V-8. Its cast-iron block features unique water jackets to deliver optimal cooling and inside there’s a forged-steel crankshaft with...
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    2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat spec oil info released

    I was expecting 15w-50 or even 10w-60 grade for some reason.
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    2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat spec oil info released

    2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat - Drivetrain/Specifications Type and Description Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V-8, 90-degree V-type, liquid-cooled Displacement 370 cu. in. (6,166 cu.cm) Bore x Stroke 4.09 x 3.58 (103.9 x 90.9) Valve System Pushrod-operated overhead valves, 16 valves with...
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