Here’s the Z in death valley over the weekend:
MrtRider and I are alone chatting about widebody corvettes, and right now it just feels like a weird first date. Come join up, password is oppo:
And it only came close to overheating in traffic twice, while running pig rich from altitude!
White letters looks awesome. But they still have all the sidewall flex you'd predict from a /60 series tire. Bonus: they squeal at a hilariously early threshold, which makes me feel like an around town hoon. Grip isn't terrible, and ride quality is pretty good (so far as I can tell, my Z isn't a particularly comfy…
Its like I'm not in the 1970s anymore!
I can't find any good tires for my 240z, nothing fits on the 14x7 wheels except these Radials. I don't think they look bad, but what kind of performance can I expect out of them?
I'm super excited to be able to only own my fun car, and use super cheap/efficient/quick autonomous taxis to take me on errands and trips around town.
But only had a cell phone camera with me.
...to test out a guitar amp?
I'm driving the Z to Target on the way home from work in the rain (held out a distiguished amount sidewaysness by punching it in first turning left from a stop light). I park next to a guy who's just leaving in his Nissan when he rolls the window down, says something complimentary about the Z. So we chat a bit about…
...and North today. Its an absolutely incredible road. And since my cell phone shots (should've brought the GoPro) turned out terrible, I decided to test the limits of PicasaWeb's editing tools.
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...checking for stuff for my car, when this appears.
...including about 50 miles of awesome Central California hill-roads. There was a bit of traffic, but I managed to redline the Z's 3rd gear for the first time.
Kinda a fun little song.
EDIT: didn't check the FP.
...so I took the GoPro along.
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