Latest From Shred Jesse

Updated 14 hours 46 min ago
So one of my more useful posts over in my C5 Corvette blog is the spring rates and sway bar sizes that all the various companies offer. It helps to see just who is offering what along with it helps communicate with folks about what sort of steering...
Updated 1 week 5 days ago
I've now run two sets of the Powerstop Trackday brake pads on my C5 Corvette with the Caddillac Brembos and feel I can safely review them. There were things I liked about the brake pads, and things that definitely weren't as good. I personally...
Updated 1 week 5 days ago
So at this point I'm far from the only person using the Caddillac Brembos. I'm also starting to see folks share some pictures and info about it, and I wanted to capture what I could from folks here to both share others experiences, and to help...
Updated 16 hours 19 min ago
Full post TBD when the post happens, but I'll start documenting things relating to the track day here.Going into this track day I am mostly looking to confirm that my DIY chassis mounted wing yields an improvement in handling that will hopefully...
Updated 1 week 5 days ago
Carbotech XP-10 Brake Pads - 1001 Series for C5 Corvette Caddillac Brembo BrakesSo I managed to get 9 track days on a set of these brake pads and I've got a fairly good clue about how they work now. I'll start by saying, YES that's a lot of track...
Updated 1 week 5 days ago
Available Track Day Pads - ComparedSo now having gone through two sets of the PowerStop brake pads and... I'm interested in seeing what else is available out there and how it compares. Currently, I'm only getting three track days to a set of front...
Updated 2 weeks 5 days ago
So I've logged and blogged about every track day I do, the upgrades and modifications I made going into them, and the takeaways from each and every single one. There's some useful information in there for folks, along with just general writeups of...
Updated 18 hours 28 min ago
Do it Yourself. Built not Bought. Know your ride. Whatever the mindest is that drives you to want to tackle projects yourself, you're here because you're interested in doing a chassis mounted wing for your C5 Corvette on your own. Maybe it's because...
Updated 2 weeks 5 days ago
So earlier in my blog, I wrote about what is theroetically involved in DIYing a car wing. Welp, I've actually been working on it, and I figured I'd start with the a bit of a blog post on what I did and what was involved.Step 0 Research, come up with...
Updated 1 week 5 days ago
After a several month "Dry" spell of not having track days, the wet weather of the PNW relented for a spell opening up a surprise track weekend in early February at The Ridge Motorsports Park. Not only did the cruddy weather part though, but a bunch...

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