Latest From Shred Jesse

Updated 4 months 7 hours ago
This is a very much ongoing document that is currently in the early phases. I am trying to capture as much information here as I can for retention by the community at large along along with establishing baseline suggestions. I will also create a...
Updated 4 months 19 hours ago
As luck and fortune would have it, after the first track day at Streets of Willow Springs, there was another track day scheduled at Laguna Seca two weeks later. As most folks know, Laguna Seca is a nationally to likely internationally renowned track...
Updated 4 months 19 hours ago
I purchased some Hood Louvers for my 1999 C5 Corvette after watching a variety of youtube videos all claiming it helped with cooling. My goal first and foremost with the Corvette was to keep it cool. As an added bonus, the louvers looked REALLY...
Updated 4 months 1 week ago
The time between these last few track days was quite significant, clocking in at over 30 days. I generally am trying to run at least a track day a month, so this was quite the gap from that goal. However California was having a ton of rainy weather...
Updated 4 months 1 week ago
10th track day is at Streets of Willow with Xtreme Speed track events!Repairs, upgrades and general plans for this track day:So there were three significant upgrades done to my car going into this track day.First, I got a rollbar installed. I'm...
Updated 4 months 3 weeks ago
This page will serve as a place for me to keep notes on various details about maintaining and servicing the bike. It is currently in it's infancy, but will grow to contain useful information that I will likely need to refer back to at any given...
Updated 4 months 3 weeks ago
One thing I cannot deny is that when I get a new toe, I get an itch to go shred it! Unfortunately for my bike but fortunately for the local extreme drought, it had been raining a ton lately. That meant I simply couldn't really take the bike out to a...
Updated 4 months 3 weeks ago
This page will be used to capture links and reference documents/images so as I can find it later and/or other folks may benefit from it.Useful LinksHow to convert 97-00 to 01+ EBCMC5 Corvette Torque Specs SheetC5 Model Year Changes / DifferencesC5...
Updated 6 months 5 days ago
Back to back track weekends at the exact same track? Seems like a recipe for being able to really test changes and seek improvements!Improvements to test at the track:Coilover bump stop adjustment: My previous two track outings had both yielded...
Updated 6 months 6 days ago
Between the last track session and this one we were able to accomplish a fair bit! Coming into the track weekend we'd sorted out, fixed and upgraded the following.We got a new clutch put in. Exedy "pro" clutch which is slightly stiffer and more...

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