Latest From Shred Jesse

Updated 1 day 4 hours ago
The leadup to this event was an absolute whirlwind. With the Transmission starting to have shown issues the track event before, I didn't want to come to this event with a tranmission I knew I was wearing out... so I decided to do a transmission swap...
Updated 1 day 14 hours ago
After my 34th Track day at the ridge, I started experiencing problems going from 3rd to 4th gear at higher rpms. I noticed if I waited a bit for my shifts between 3rd and 4th, it would be fine, as I assume the transmission revolutions would slow...
Updated 1 week 10 hours ago
When it came to modifying my C5 Corvette, I'd always put power pretty much deadlast on my modifications to-do list. It seemed like a wise choice to help keep the car as reliable as possible, and speed would be better picked up other places like...
Updated 1 day 16 hours ago
This event immediately followed the Track Night in America event the day before. The focus was yet again on the Accordian project, as we'd wrenched the entire night before to get a new radiator and fan setup in the car for this event.While the...
Updated 1 day 16 hours ago
So this track night wasn't really about the Corvette, and was more about the first test run with the Honda Accordian. While I only drove the Corvette, most of my focus was on the Accordian, especially once it started having issues.The event itself...
Updated 1 day 11 hours ago
Leading up to this event was Whirlwind of upgrades. Dave and myself spent nearly every other day for two weeks wrenching on the car to wrap up the last few bits like a brake upgrade and the accusump. However, with those in place we felt confident we...
Updated 1 week 4 days ago
More info to come as I backdate the photos and content from this adventure.
Updated 1 week 4 days ago
We'll document the track and race events reports here to capture the history of the vehicle, along with commerate all the adventures of taking the Accordion out!
Updated 2 weeks 2 days ago
I'm a social person. I like doing stuff, but I just don't enjoy doing it alone. When it came to motorsports, I kept inviting my friends, many of whom had talked about going for years, but it was always the same story: Oh I need to fix XYZ...
Updated 2 weeks 3 days ago
So the first phase of the project started simple enough, get the car on the track. We have an entire team with pretty much zero track experience aside from myself, so we needed to get everybody at least a smattering of seat time. We don't need to be...

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