Latest From Shred Jesse

Updated 1 month 12 hours ago
One of the fun parts of getting back into the PNW for Track Days is that I used to track a sport bike at many of these tracks back in the day. It's really fun to get back out to these tracks and have a blast in my Corvette. ORP is a track I happened...
Updated 3 weeks 1 day ago
The C5 Corvette is notorious for coming with a very excessive OEM steering wheel. At 380mm, it's incredibly excessive. This can cause a host of issues for track going folks. In my case, I couldn't fully turn the steering wheel without hitting my leg...
Updated 1 month 2 days ago
Friday June 14th was the PIR track day with Cascade Sports Car Club (CSCC). The original goal was to bring my Corvette along with the Accordian, but the Accordian was not ready along with Dave unable to get into the novice group. I however was able...
Updated 1 month 1 week ago
I found myself in the unfortunate situation at my 29th and 30th track day / time attack at Thunderhill West where the tires I'd come to the track day with where pretty much cooked and I needed another set of tires. While there was a bit of...
Updated 1 month 1 week ago
In my quest for improved performance and handling on a budget, one thing I heard a lot of people mention early on was that some people would go with a "square" setup for wheels/tires on their C5 Corvette. A square setup is equal size wheels and...
Updated 1 month 2 days ago
So per my C5 Corvette Weight Loss Article, I am trying to drop weight on my C5 corvette, and a fair bit can go off the front to better balance out the car. One area of rather sizable weight up front is the splitter.My splitter is rather tanky. It's...
Updated 1 month 2 weeks ago
The weight loss on the C5 Corvette inside was so significant and full of so many pictures  I decided to break it off from the parent article about overall c5 weight reduction. That article was already starting to get pretty significant in...
Updated 3 weeks 1 day ago
Lately, I've been wanting more from my corvette. After a weekend with a mustang group where they'd all corner so slow but gap me on the straights, I was frustrated. Then I went and competed in an SCCA time trial weekend where I yet again was...
Updated 2 months 2 weeks ago
Leading up to the track dayComing into this track day, I hadn't really accomplished much on the car. I'd been pretty busy with a second gig I picked up, along with just not feeling as inspired to work on the car. I was putting some effort into...
Updated 1 month 1 week ago
When it comes to the C5 Corvette Cadillac Brembo swap, one of the biggest uncertainties currently is what wheels will clear the calipers. I'm going to attempt to document what worked and didn't work as best as I can here!Known to work wheels:Apex...

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