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Forum: C6 Corvettes For Sale 04-05-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,334
Posted By cmatkins3
Lowering asking price to 41,000...Also asking for...

Lowering asking price to 41,000...Also asking for trades, my car plus cash for a C6 Z06
Forum: C6 Corvettes For Sale 03-26-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,334
Posted By cmatkins3
2008 C6 Indy 500 Pace Car Replica

This car is one of only 77 Manual Coupe Pace Car Replicas! Under the center console is Fittipaldi's signature. The seats have an Indy 500 emblem and the side emblems are Indy also. The pace car...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 03-13-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,049
Posted By cmatkins3
slc performance parts of arizona is the ebay...

slc performance parts of arizona is the ebay store name.

slc1957 is the sellers name. I talked to him through email several times before I purchased, he answered all the questions I had very...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 03-13-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,049
Posted By cmatkins3
Brand new,the seller said he was the leading...

Brand new,the seller said he was the leading retailer for thorley headers. I am not sure how he has them so cheap, but there are several sets on there for that price. Thorley's stamp is right on the...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 03-13-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,049
Posted By cmatkins3
Thorley has been around since the 60's I don't...

Thorley has been around since the 60's I don't forsee any problems with them holding up. Most classic muscle cars have either Thorley or Hooker headers. I will post some numbers after I get her...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 03-13-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,049
Posted By cmatkins3
Doug Thorley Headers for C6

I recently purchased these headers from ebay from seller: slc1957 (great seller with excellent communication). I just installed these headers this weekend and I am very happy with the results! The...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 02-28-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,948
Posted By cmatkins3
Bridgestone Potenza RE-11

Planning to buy these tires for my base c6. The 285/30-19 price is 100 dollars per tire cheaper than the 305/30-19. So my question would be...will I get more grip with the 305's, and would the grip...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 01-02-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,455
Posted By cmatkins3
Had stock Gys that I was just about ready to...

Had stock Gys that I was just about ready to replace! Had Kumho Exstas and Nitto Invos in my ebay watch list and was getting advice before I made my decision. Guess I dont need that answer anymore!...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 12-30-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,455
Posted By cmatkins3
Sorry, the asking price on the Z is 45,000! It is...

Sorry, the asking price on the Z is 45,000! It is 1500 over private party value on KBB. I would deffinately offer like 42,500...With only 10,500 miles I really feel like it was really well taken care...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 12-29-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,455
Posted By cmatkins3
TOTALLED the Z06!

Had been raining all day, stopped raining and decide to drive to a Christmas get together because most of my family had not seen the "Z". On the way back just cruising down the highway the car...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 12-18-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,606
Posted By cmatkins3
The options on the 3LT are nice and the two-tone...

The options on the 3LT are nice and the two-tone interior is SWEET! However the LS3 motor is a much stronger motor than the LS2, and honestly the gap from the LS3 to the LS7 is jut a few bolt ons...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 12-17-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 387
Posted By cmatkins3
Finished 2.5" Bullets on Z06

So I'm not sure who has read the first posts, but long story short I ordered the OBX Headers from ebay for my Z06. They came in 2.5." With no response from the seller I chose to get the B&B bullet...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 12-11-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Z06
Views: 456
Posted By cmatkins3
I traded my 07 C6 for an 07 Z06 about 3 months...

I traded my 07 C6 for an 07 Z06 about 3 months ago. I can honestly say that it is like driving a totally different car! The C6 had a lot of power, but the Z06 is just a beast! On the stock GY's I...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 12-08-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,541
Posted By cmatkins3
Thanks guys! I found a used B&B bullet 2.5"...

Thanks guys! I found a used B&B bullet 2.5" system so it looks like I will be stuck with that until around next summer. Deffinately gunna go with an American made system when I change it back to 3"!
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 12-07-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,541
Posted By cmatkins3
Second Time Around OBX Headers!

Ok so I had these headers installed on my C6 and the fitment was good for the price so I decided to go with these again for my Z06. I ordered their 3" system "guranteed to fit all Z06's 2005-2010."...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 12-05-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By cmatkins3
Also if this would work would I order the 09 and...

Also if this would work would I order the 09 and up loudmouth system or the system for the 05-08? I have a 2007 Z06!
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 12-05-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By cmatkins3
Loudmouth on c6 z06

I loved the sound of the loudmouth so much on my C6 that I would love to figure out a way to put it on my Z06. Would it be as simple as ordering a 2.5" header and x-pipe system and bolting it up or...
Forum: C6 Z06 Discussion 11-28-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,149
Posted By cmatkins3
If you weren't on the wrong coast i'd tell you to...

If you weren't on the wrong coast i'd tell you to check out my tuner as they have done this many times in c5 z's for drag racing purposes! I have owned a regular (paddle shifting) c6 and now a z06...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 11-27-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,334
Posted By cmatkins3
From what I was told by my tire vendor the...

From what I was told by my tire vendor the fix-a-flat that is not stuck to the tire to repair the hole will actually stay in the tire for months and generate a lot of extra heat and cause the tire to...
Forum: C6 Parts For Sale or Wanted 11-26-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By cmatkins3
From the factory the valves are "closed" until...

From the factory the valves are "closed" until you hit 3500rpm and they "open"...Most people get the "mild to wild" switch which lets you control the valves with a wireless remote. If you want them...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 11-24-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By cmatkins3
Cool Idea for the "Ranger" Method

I was frustrated with the Turkey Blaster and noticed in my work van that I have a small shop vac called a "bucket head" form home depot. The vaccum nozzle is small enough to fit in the resevoir. So I...
Forum: C6 Corvette General Discussion 11-24-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,407
Posted By cmatkins3
Put the car into Sport mode on the auto shifter....

Put the car into Sport mode on the auto shifter. Down shift once with the paddle shifters to put it in first gear, from the all you have to do is hammer it! Goodyears cant hold these cars at all in...
Forum: Kill Stories & Road Racing 11-01-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,440
Posted By cmatkins3
A bone stock c6z has around 440whp...the only mod...

A bone stock c6z has around 440whp...the only mod on my car (bought it only 2 weeks ago) is a tune to 93 octane gas and the hp is now 475whp...figured these numbers would help with you guys...
Forum: C6 Tech & Performance 10-02-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By cmatkins3
Yes its an auto...I did all the install and the...

Yes its an auto...I did all the install and the tune was done by Mayhem Motorsports out of raleigh, nc. Late model GM specialists! :thumbsup:
Forum: C6 Tech & Performance 09-24-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By cmatkins3
Not sure, I did the mods all myself then did the...

Not sure, I did the mods all myself then did the tune. The tuner said that the most these cars will make with intake, exhaust and tune is around 370.

Figured the mods I have are the most common...
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