Apparently they got a Bolt-On C6 Corvette to hit mid 11's...

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  1. Buick Muscle

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    Hmm, so I was reading Popular Hotrodding today...

    Baseline run was a 13.1 at 109 MPH.

    Apparently the big problem they were running into was the drive by wire throttle body. Apparently, even with the traction disabled, the throttle body would regulate output to the engine and thats what was causing the low trap speed. However, one of the guys had an electrical engineering degree, cracked into the TB, and was able to override it. With just that simple mod, the car hit a 12.9 at 112 MPH.

    Then, headers, gearing, and slicks later, the car hit mid 11's.

    I would expect lightly modded ZO6's to hit 10's.
     
  2. Buick Muscle

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    TTT for real discussion and Chevy whoring.
     
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    so what you're saying is that so far, it's slower than the c5?
     
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    There's been more than a few times on OT where people claimed the C5 was good for 12s stock from the showroom floor. I'd expect the C6 to be better than that.
     
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    So is Buick Muscle's post supposed to be impressive, or what? :ugh:
     
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  11. LancerV

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    c6 specs

    Performance
    0-60 mph: 4.3 sec
    0-100 mph: 10.2 sec
    Quarter Mile: 12.7 sec @ 112 mph
    Skidpad: .95g
    Top Speed: 186 mph
    Braking, 60-0 mph: 110 ft
    Slalom Speed: 66.2 mph
     
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    does not sruprise me at all. That thing and especially the new Z06 are beastly.
     
  13. Buick Muscle

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    BLOG is such a hater in this thread its not even funny.
     
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    Guy cant shift worth shit since I've seen bone stock ones run High 12's
     
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    Callaway hit 12.126 @ 115.19 With just a muffler/headers/tc off and DR's. Stock was 12.89 @ 109.88
     
  16. dmora

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    So it IS slower than a C5. :coolugh:

    The new C6 was supposed to do mid 11s and the Z06 was supposed to be down in the low/flat 11s.
    At least thats what all the GM nazis were claiming.
     
  17. Buick Muscle

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    The Corvette was trapping at 109 MPH. Thats normal for a 13.1 ET.
     
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  20. Buick Muscle

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    You guys have to realise that even though it has a HP increase, the reason your not going to see a significant increase in 1/4 time is because the cars engineering went into top speed capabilities for the C6. The C6 has a higher tested top speed then the C5, (in Z06 territory) but that is because of A) the HP increase, and B) the gearing of the transmission has been reworked in regards to higher top end then down low 1/4 mile acceleration time. The similiar 1/4 mile times in this is totally expected.

    As you would observe, the 1/4 times increased to what is expected once the hindering drive by wire restrictor was bypassed.
     
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    So what did they bolt the corvette to? That's what popped into my mind reading the thread title.
     
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    It will. Even with the TB mod it was still only trapping 112? Odd.
     
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    how did they know it was the throttle body? its not like they could see what its doing during a pass?
     
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    They propably had a data logger giving tps readings.
     

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