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Old 12-17-2009, 06:13 AM   #1
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Question Common parts that wear out on C6's?

What are the parts on these cars that seem to wear out the most?
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Old 12-17-2009, 06:25 AM   #2
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The tires wear out the most, due to aggressive take offs and cornering....
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Leather on seats. Actually more so the leather on drivers, left hand side bottom towards front.
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Brakes... Specially if you drive agressively since the traction control and active handling system apply the brakes to help keep the car under control.
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Oil, Tires, Brake pads, Brake rotors, Clutch disk, Carpet, seat covers, to name a few. Nothing is forever
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Oil, Tires, Brake pads, Brake rotors, Clutch disk, Carpet, seat covers, to name a few. Nothing is forever
Wow! That's a lot. I've had mine since 2/05. With 43,300 miles, Z51 and "maggie" supercharger, all I've replaced other than oil & oil filter, is one set of tires.
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Brakes... Specially if you drive agressively since the traction control and active handling system apply the brakes to help keep the car under control.
Chicken Turn that stuff off and have some real fun (doing 360s)
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Leather on seats. Actually more so the leather on drivers, left hand side bottom towards front.
mine too
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Old 12-17-2009, 11:19 AM   #9
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mine too
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Wow! That's a lot. I've had mine since 2/05. With 43,300 miles, Z51 and "maggie" supercharger, all I've replaced other than oil & oil filter, is one set of tires.
Well you will likely be due for brake pads pretty soon and with that you may want new rotors, although you can have yours turned if they are not scored. Clutches can last near forever or a week as Sam stated. Depends on how you abuse the disk. If you really use your Maggie, you will need a clutch at some point. Most carpet wear can be negated with a good set of mats, but then you have to replace the mats
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