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Forum: USA - Great Lakes 03-03-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 42,898
Posted By hawk02
Central Ohio car events for March 2021. ...

Central Ohio car events for March 2021.

http://carshowtalk.com/central-ohio-car-events-for-march-2021/
Forum: USA - Great Lakes 03-03-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 36,335
Posted By hawk02
Central Ohio car events for March 2021. ...

Central Ohio car events for March 2021.

http://carshowtalk.com/central-ohio-car-events-for-march-2021/
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-24-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 847
Posted By hawk02
You really have to ask yourself if the time,...

You really have to ask yourself if the time, effort and money to swap a catch can in and out for warranty repairs is really worth it.

The Ron Fellows Driving School run their Corvettes without...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-20-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,674
Posted By hawk02
Itís so kind of you to want to take care of my...

Itís so kind of you to want to take care of my Vette and Florida home when I go back to Ohio. Unfortunately, the bad news is Iím driving the C8 back to Ohio and the home is a rental unit. But thanks...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-20-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,674
Posted By hawk02
My love for cars all started with a Corvette. ...

My love for cars all started with a Corvette.

Buddy I ran around with in college had a Ď66 with a 427, side-pipes, hurst shifter. We had a break between classes and went to his house to kill...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-19-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,674
Posted By hawk02
I agree but I think you have to put this in the...

I agree but I think you have to put this in the right context. What Chevy is offering at this price point is nothing short of amazing. Few of those mid-50s-guys-with-a-paunch can afford a $200,000...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-19-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,674
Posted By hawk02
I agree. The nacelles on the convertible do give...

I agree. The nacelles on the convertible do give it more of an exotic look. Of course the downside is you canít see the engine. But Iím Ok with that. I spend enough time detailing the engine bay...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-18-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,762
Posted By hawk02
I second getting PPF installed. I did the entire...

I second getting PPF installed. I did the entire front end, rear bumper and side skirts. I would get it ceramic coated. It will make cleaning so much easier. I would also recommend investing in a...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-18-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By hawk02
What bothered most about my Ď13 ZL1 convertible...

What bothered most about my Ď13 ZL1 convertible was not the absence of the PTM modes but that a lot of third party products, especially exhausts, were not compatible with the convertible because of...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-18-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,674
Posted By hawk02
Sorry for the delay in answering your question. ...

Sorry for the delay in answering your question.

Black wheels on the C8 just didnít float my boat. I donít why but I think the car looks better with silver wheels. The silver stripe on the outer...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-17-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,674
Posted By hawk02
Hereís some with the top down.

Hereís some with the top down.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-17-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,674
Posted By hawk02
I have no doubt the C8 will grow on me just from...

I have no doubt the C8 will grow on me just from the simple fact I enjoy driving with the top down. Once I get back to Ohio It will be interesting to see which car I drive more this summer. Like...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-17-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,674
Posted By hawk02
Z OH 6 has much more seat time in both cars than...

Z OH 6 has much more seat time in both cars than I do so his evaluation holds a lot more weight than mine will at this point. Iím in the 500 mile break-in period with the Corvette so engine RPM is...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-16-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,674
Posted By hawk02
Yep. 19s front 20s rear.

Yep. 19s front 20s rear.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-16-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,674
Posted By hawk02
My first three Camaros were gen 5 convertibles. ...

My first three Camaros were gen 5 convertibles. While driving with the top down was great fun, dealing with the canvas top and that obnoxious tonneau cover got very old.

My wife was none too...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-16-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,674
Posted By hawk02
Very nice! Both cars look great with those...

Very nice! Both cars look great with those wheels.

I love the HRE Flowform FF04 wheels on my ZL1 so much I ordered a set of FF11s for the Corvette.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-16-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,674
Posted By hawk02
No. I would say the ZL1 cockpit is slightly...

No. I would say the ZL1 cockpit is slightly bigger. But the C8 is still very comfortable. More so than what I remember sitting in a C7.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-16-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,674
Posted By hawk02
Love it! Bowties for the win! What wheels...

Love it! Bowties for the win!

What wheels are those on each car?
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-16-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,674
Posted By hawk02
Itís a Stingray if thatís what your asking. ...

Itís a Stingray if thatís what your asking.

Options include:

2LT trim level
Performance exhaust
Mag ride Shocks
Front Lift
GT2 two tone seats with suede inserts
Rocker extensions
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-16-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,674
Posted By hawk02
Thanks to both of you. Itís tough ordering...

Thanks to both of you.

Itís tough ordering a car without seeing examples on the dealer lot. You kind of have to gamble a bit on color combos.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-16-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,674
Posted By hawk02
Thanks. after seeing pictures of the white stuff...

Thanks. after seeing pictures of the white stuff on the ground in Ohio, Iím very happy to be in Florida right now.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-16-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,674
Posted By hawk02
Blessed to Own Both Chevy Performance Vehicles

After a 14 month wait, the C8 HTC finally arrived.

Very blessed to say I own both Chevy performance vehicles. Each one offers its own unique driving experience.

The Corvette is with me here in...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-14-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By hawk02
Shift from first to second above 19 mph and skip...

Shift from first to second above 19 mph and skip shift will never bother you.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-14-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 952
Posted By hawk02
Every 5th or 6th washing I spray my wheels with...

Every 5th or 6th washing I spray my wheels with Gyeon Wet coat and rinse off. It acts as a sacrificial coating and seem to extend the life of the original ceramic coating. You can use your favorite...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-14-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By hawk02
The absence of the ELSD on the convertible is...

The absence of the ELSD on the convertible is also driven by marketing.

GM knows that 99.9% of the buyers in the market for a convertible have no plans to ever track their car. Heck, the majority...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-12-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 952
Posted By hawk02
Yes and yes. Doesnít stop brake dust from...

Yes and yes.

Doesnít stop brake dust from sticking to the wheels. It just makes cleaning so much easier. Most of the time spraying the wheels with my 2000 PSI electric power washer will remove...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-07-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,879
Posted By hawk02
While I agree with you that smart phones make the...

While I agree with you that smart phones make the NAV an unnecessary option, I certainly wouldnít turn down a vehicle with a NAV if the other options were on my list.

The dealer ordered mine...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-05-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 831
Posted By hawk02
When the XM radio in my 2014 GMC Acadia grenaded,...

When the XM radio in my 2014 GMC Acadia grenaded, the dealer gave me an Impala as a loaner.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-04-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By hawk02
Yes, you are correct. The supplemental...

Yes, you are correct. The supplemental performance manual does warn against waxing the extractor because it could cause an uneven appearance. However, thereís no warning against polishing.

There...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-03-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By hawk02
The exposed heat extractor on my Ď17 ZL1 was...

The exposed heat extractor on my Ď17 ZL1 was paint corrected and then covered with ppf.

The only heat extractor I remember that waxing was not recommended was the non-exposed CF on the 2012 ZL1. ...
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