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Joel Spaulding
Joel Spaulding Hace 7 horas
Eric, both you and your son are awesome. That car isn't half-bad either. Great episode!
Brett DiMichele Studios
I will never forget the day I was on my way home from my Mother's place and it looked like rain was about to hit... I know my front tires are going to be a nightmare in the rain. I lay into it... I'm cranking down the interstate and I think to myself "watch there be an Officer behind that dirt birm up there" I pass the dirt birm doing a speed which should have landed me a night in jail and I see the unmarked car snuggled up to the birm. I'm like "Oh f*** I'm going to jail!" I do the right thing and I pull over.... The Officer flies up to me on my drivers side, I have my window down and the car off already. He says " *YOU need to slow the F**** *down!!!!* *GO!* " YES SIR! I called my Mother and told her the story... LOL good times!
Akira.MadeThat
Akira.MadeThat Hace 19 horas
I always wonder what makes people dislike these videos. Just hating to hate.
Cormega215
Cormega215 Hace 21 un hora
Classic nice vid.
S.A. F.R.A
S.A. F.R.A Hace un día
the cop was a chevy guy
Consig1iere
Consig1iere Hace 2 días
"I don't know how we got away with that"- Being a white helps.
TheOtherWhiteBread0
TheOtherWhiteBread0 Hace 2 días
Murica🇺🇸🇺🇸 What more can I say?
Joe Percy
Joe Percy Hace 3 días
This guy is a baller.
NC Motto
NC Motto Hace 3 días
You dont need to bring an AR-15 to a knife fight you always gotta be prepared for the worst am I right?
Denracer
Denracer Hace 3 días
He limited himself to get better c6 because of the stock carbon ceramic brakes...why not just mod one
Mar Blox
Mar Blox Hace 3 días
What a waste - The C6 Convertible is better.
SBLproductions
SBLproductions Hace 3 días
Street Machine Nationals, are here in Illinois.
FUNERAL BILL II
FUNERAL BILL II Hace 3 días
Can't you get aftermarket carbon-ceramic brakes for any Corvette? They're only available for purchase on 2 types of Vettes?
Alkoholicar
Alkoholicar Hace 4 días
Magnificent beard indeed my friend
thehoovah
thehoovah Hace 4 días
Is this Eric the Car Guy?
Tim R.
Tim R. Hace 4 días
What car is the black one at 4:10?
biggdaddy blade works
thats arkansas cops for ya they are either supper cool or super dicks
Cameron
Cameron Hace 4 días
Carbon ceramics don't stop you any better than steel brakes, they just don't fade when in constant use on track
tfs2O3
tfs2O3 Hace 4 días
You wont be so happy when it comes time to replace the Carbon Disks!! I now avoid them.
Mr Anonymous
Mr Anonymous Hace 4 días
My favorite vin wiki so far, since you came to KC did you go to Q39 BBQ? If not you need to come back. Love your car!!
EklekTek
EklekTek Hace 4 días
Kid didn't like it because corvettes are for old people!
Rigo Mata
Rigo Mata Hace 5 días
My camaro is good for now but god do I want a c6 z06
Drake Rollans
Drake Rollans Hace 5 días
Arkansas!!!
Tyrone James
Tyrone James Hace 5 días
4inchs 🙄 🤦‍♂️ my mx73 is 45mm the law is 100m
joespeed1952
joespeed1952 Hace 5 días
This guy is awesome! Channel?
HDStudios
HDStudios Hace 5 días
Liar!
NextAutomotive
NextAutomotive Hace 6 días
Where did you have barbecue?
mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm420
mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm420 Hace 6 días
I understand his enthusiasm but can't figure out why he would search out a car based on its brakes. Especially a car with such prehistoric suspension.
YEETBOIMURK **
YEETBOIMURK ** Hace 6 días
This story legit bro i want to be his kid
Boosted 1976
Boosted 1976 Hace 6 días
Is it me or is buddy trying to talk like Ed ?
Dillon Waye
Dillon Waye Hace 6 días
My uncle has 3 of them just sitting!
Jon amber solar powered homestead
so cool grate video
2007dalin
2007dalin Hace 6 días
typical corvette owner.. dying for other peoples approval
AS H
AS H Hace 6 días
What wheels are on the car in the later shots? Great story. Is that front lip livable in daily driving?
William Scruggs
William Scruggs Hace 6 días
Does anyone know what the black car is in the background at 4:10?
Round 2 Detailing
Round 2 Detailing Hace 6 días
he couldve grabbed a razor and shaved the windshield straight mom and pop inspection off style
Nick Kerpash
Nick Kerpash Hace 6 días
OMG you’re from Springfield MO? That’s so awesome
Ansel Gaddy
Ansel Gaddy Hace 6 días
Police love Corvettes! I was playing today with a McLaren 720S on the way home from work and we passed a cop about 20 over. No worries there.
Moxtrox
Moxtrox Hace 7 días
I don't really like Corvettes, but I like a 7.0 V8.
Nosloveingneko
Nosloveingneko Hace 7 días
So real question. Why spend the time and effort to try and find one with factory carbon breaks instead of just buying one without and modifying it with carbon brakes?
Kodran Cartan
Kodran Cartan Hace 7 días
Dude Im from springfield too what are the chances haha
Jeff Digital
Jeff Digital Hace 7 días
yeah! i'm giving it the business! lmao
Zubayr Bhyat
Zubayr Bhyat Hace 7 días
hahahahhahahaha! That ending.
411Adidas
411Adidas Hace 7 días
6:07 married a 17yo and gave his son whiplash.. What a great story
Brett Clifford
Brett Clifford Hace 7 días
I live in Springfield Missouri it's so lame good thing you got out hahahah
The Fiasco Garage
The Fiasco Garage Hace 7 días
Another thing that causes that effect on windows is if you use Rain-X and take it to a car wash that puts anything like Bush's wheel acid in the tank. I've personally seen it happen when my girlfriend was helping me wash my car and used my wheel bucket and scrubbing brush to get bugs off the windshield. Totally destroyed it to the point of having to replace it.
Leif Hurst
Leif Hurst Hace 7 días
Beautiful car... but I'm a bit biased. I've got the same car but a Lingenfelter Grand Sport that makes around 611rwhp. They're beautiful cars and thank you for sharing your story. I've got some upgrades to make (mostly little carbon bits here and there) but I really regret not doing the carbon ceramic brakes... if I run across a deal (meaning sub 4k), maybe I'll take the bite.
Patrick Boyd
Patrick Boyd Hace 8 días
Shout out to arkansas, we’re retarded!
Kevin Penningten
Kevin Penningten Hace 8 días
Shout out to Springfield
Beezy
Beezy Hace 8 días
As a owner of a ‘72 4spd LT1 c3 for my first car and i still own it 11 years later. I must say man... you have one beautiful corvette. 👍👌
Alf-Einar Sivertsen
Alf-Einar Sivertsen Hace 8 días
Yeah no I hope he won't be coming back. I feel like I was just robbed of 11 minutes
DRDEE
DRDEE Hace 8 días
@6:27 that looks a lot like the 264 tunnel in Hampton roads, but I guess they all look alike. Don't get caught hauling out there if it is. It turns out they are against it. On second thought I think I am talking out my arse, but that tunnel looks very familiar from somewhere.
bill731990
bill731990 Hace 8 días
maybe its laser vail
Brian
Brian Hace 8 días
South Entrance of Bobby Harper tunnel! drive through it monthly, south of Fayetteville, AR. esvid.net/video/vídeo-IZ8y_Eq76TE.html?t=377 What City in Arkansas did the Corvette come from? Fort Smith, possibly?
marc st laurent
marc st laurent Hace 9 días
I’m going to be the one who says the emperor has no clothes , typical of a classic Corvette owner is why I sold mine as I didn’t want to be that guy .
sean peterson
sean peterson Hace 9 días
I love scaring the shit out of my kids in my vehicles
Benjamin Toft
Benjamin Toft Hace 9 días
0:00 no, if your name is Garrett Mitchell, one does not simply drive a corvette in 7th gear, and not see how SLOW it will go.
daexion
daexion Hace 9 días
Yes, yes you do need to bring an AR-15 to a knife fight! What else are you going to use to hold the knife???
Seventhday Savior
Seventhday Savior Hace 9 días
If you can't give a top speed, can you at least give an "alleged" speed?? Why you gotta give us blue balls like that?
Ben mastro
Ben mastro Hace 9 días
Clearplex Window protection, it gets old that happens
Jason Lynch
Jason Lynch Hace 9 días
At 3:12 imp pretty sure that’s the I44 on the way from st. louis toward springfield
Josh Riles
Josh Riles Hace 10 días
Bobby Harper tunnel!! Sweet home Springfield Missouri
anonymous George
anonymous George Hace 10 días
Great story. Thanks
joszer
joszer Hace 10 días
Those brakes are fun until you roast the rotors after 1 track season. At $1250 a rotor, they're not fun to replace. Trust me I know.
The InabL
The InabL Hace 10 días
Yo I'm from Springfield! Woo!
Noggin Fodder
Noggin Fodder Hace 10 días
Cringe lord.
Brandon Hale
Brandon Hale Hace 10 días
Fellow Springfieldian here. 👋
James Young
James Young Hace 10 días
The Bobby Hopper tunnel. The only highway tunnel in Arkansas. Grew up about 20 minutes north of the Tunnel, Beautiful country!
Bryan Barrales
Bryan Barrales Hace 10 días
You got away with it cause you’re white
Scott Burch
Scott Burch Hace 10 días
what is kansas barbecue lmfaoo
PintoPopProductions
PintoPopProductions Hace 10 días
Good brakes are just about the most important part of a car in my opinion. It doesn't matter how quickly you get going, it's what happens once you get there and suddenly find something stationary in your path. Good insurance coverage is also important...
Larry Leroy
Larry Leroy Hace 10 días
Well who did it
colincarguy
colincarguy Hace 10 días
was I the only one that wanted him to shut up while driving into the tunnel?
87_GN104
87_GN104 Hace 10 días
This guys pretty sure he’s an amazing story teller. He isn’t. And he sits like a lady.
RoundenBrown
RoundenBrown Hace 9 días
Edgy.
Trance Tallentine
Trance Tallentine Hace 10 días
"My wife at the time."
ZackTheMuffinMan
ZackTheMuffinMan Hace 10 días
:D
Levi Hutchison
Levi Hutchison Hace 10 días
"Want to hit up Arkansas?" "Sure!!" Ill take "Things No One Has Ever Said" for 200 points, Alex
cl_washed 1
cl_washed 1 Hace 10 días
Everyone thinks the AR-15 is a nuke. It's semiauto 5.56 calm down
cl_washed 1
cl_washed 1 Hace 10 días
"Fundraiser" lol. I like that.
DiDi kite
DiDi kite Hace 10 días
I like viper more than corvette"any vett" Viper always pumped me up that corvette could ever did. I own both.
Dane Fife
Dane Fife Hace 11 días
But does he know his stuff?
Jason Byassee
Jason Byassee Hace 11 días
I can’t drive any sports car without winding it out. Guys that drive corvettes around East Texas drive like granny’s. I’ve only picked up one race on the highway while in my mustang.
Rustic Shine
Rustic Shine Hace 11 días
The cop gave a thumbs up because it's the only time he's seen someone with a Corvette who the driver wasn't a 60 year old white man doing 5 over the limit and was ACTUALLY getting on it!
bigmaxcc
bigmaxcc Hace 11 días
Instantly we came top over of the hill WOII 🤣😂👍 it was bound to happen on a ride home 800 miles from home I was kind of asking for it fine slow down.
Smoothy Boy
Smoothy Boy Hace 11 días
I dig this guy. Love his story telling. Thanks for more gems Ed
Zech Hays
Zech Hays Hace 11 días
Didn't realize you were from Springfield. I thought you seemed like a cool guy. Makes sense now.
Gearhead Daily
Gearhead Daily Hace 9 días
Haha thanks. I try
Salie Vabayer
Salie Vabayer Hace 11 días
Eric’s stories are awesome
CivicChina
CivicChina Hace 11 días
So, was that really clear coat??
Ajaxaxxess
Ajaxaxxess Hace 11 días
Eric - Thanks for sharing, always fun to scare/impress the kid! Stay warm!
Gearhead Daily
Gearhead Daily Hace 9 días
Thank you!
Blake Froistad
Blake Froistad Hace 11 días
* see's the intro * ahh, its the poop guy
anthony stewart
anthony stewart Hace 11 días
What a fantastic car, i love the fact that you use it as it was intended, not as some ornament, which seems a common theme here on this channel and why i love it.
BelviGER
BelviGER Hace 11 días
I think you can see the effect in the picture where there is a Suburban with what looks like a masive license plate
Stephen Hart
Stephen Hart Hace 11 días
looked up carbon ceramic brake prices 2,000$ a rotor, god damn.
John W
John W Hace 5 días
$2000 and they stop basically the same as non carbons. Unless you seriously track the car, I don't see the point of getting them. So much more you could do for $2000 than make your braking better on the bleeding edge.
brian alley
brian alley Hace 8 días
lol, thats cheap.
Crisp
Crisp Hace 11 días
Time to swap in a ZR-1 transmission to get rid of that 6th gear overdrive.
Crossed Rifles
Crossed Rifles Hace 11 días
Yes you do, do you want to fight, or win?
Tanner Lile
Tanner Lile Hace 11 días
yaaaa KC!!!!!
Alan Dives World
Alan Dives World Hace 11 días
I’m from Arkansas and you are super lucky man. I left for coast guard in 2012 and saved up for a lotus Elise a few years later. Got my first ticket on leave back home going just a tad over the limit leaving an empty parking lot at the big D bridge in Little Rock one late night with a girl. The cop literally told me “just because you have a cool car doesn’t mean you can speed”. They loveeee to hide all over the place in this state. Get into the rural areas and they will hide in the woods. Edit to say, it’s funny how you can drive bat shit crazy in Houston where I was last stationed and it’s totally normal, but you drive anything even slightly different than a mustang in Arkansas and all of a sudden you are an outsider. I’m obviously not rich, I just like to enjoy corners!! They have no idea my car costed as much as their Hyundai
403 Frank
403 Frank Hace 11 días
”fundraiser every 10 miles” 😂😂😂
Michael Burry
Michael Burry Hace 11 días
For those not familiar with the car (like myself) what speeds do you guess he reached in 6th gear...?
Dude Shark
Dude Shark Hace 8 días
I’d imagine in excess of 150. Not super familiar with the corvettes transaxle but my buddy has a C7 and he says he cruised 90 at 2000 RPMs in like 6th so.
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