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Updated 6 sec ago
So when it comes to Aero in the track and race car game... there's not many companies getting more mention than Nine Lives Racing. Between their solid reputation for producing product that works at pretty fair prices and their RADiculous "big wang"...
Updated 2 min 49 sec ago
After spending a bunch of time installing my 9 Live Racing Splitter and adding just a bit of extra spoiler to the rear of the C5 corvette, I was ready to hit up two back to back track days!Day 1 - Big WillowFun track! Nowhere near as intimidating as...
Updated 7 hours 33 min ago
Per my review of various upgrade brake options on the market for the C5, the option that stood out the most was utilizing the Cadillac Brembo 4 piston calipers with 14" C6Z06 calipers on the front. The price was reasonable, parts...
Updated 2 weeks 4 days ago
While researching coilovers and then subsequently researching why the QA1 coilovers understeered and drove like shit, I took a lot of notes on sway bar diameters along with spring rates. A lot of informaiton I took from other folks and from...
Updated 2 weeks 4 days ago
Short Version:Overall the QA1 Proma Star coilovers for the C5 Corvette and the progress sway bars are solid products with great potential. When configured right and with some minor aftermarket parts, they work pretty darn good. Getting the...
Updated 3 weeks 8 hours ago
The C5 corvette came to me stock. Painfully stock, as in still had a tape deck in it stock. A lot of basics had to go or be sorted out to improve the drive quality in general. The following is a rolling list of upgrades and noteworthy maintenance...
Updated 3 weeks 1 day ago
For the 15th track day, we were headed to Buttonwillow CA. I haven't been at this track since my third track day, and I've had a ton of modifications and seat time since then. I was definitely looking forward to seeing how the car handled!...
Updated 3 weeks 1 day ago
The next track day with the NC Miata was to take place at Buttonwillow CA. Thus, this would be the first track besides Streets of Willow this car had ever been on and my GF had ever driven the car at.Modifications going into this track day were two...
Updated 3 weeks 1 day ago
Given I've got a post about this car running square with the 305/35R18 Federal 595RS-RR's, it only seems appropriate I review the car with the 305/35R18 Falken RT615K+ tires. For what it's worth, if you are interested in going square, and haven't...
Updated 3 weeks 2 days ago
So the next track day for the Miata was a nice weather day at Streets Of Willow. This time we'd be putting the car to the test as it was going to be servicing two drivers the entire time in two different back to back sessions. The seating situation...

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