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Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-20-2015, 12:34 PM
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Posted By 130R
You need to stop focusing on section widths... ...

You need to stop focusing on section widths...

My car was probably the fastest on a 9.5" tread width tire (10" wheel), which happened to be a 265/35/20 R-S3. That said, I did spend two Test & Tune...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-20-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By 130R
Ron is freakishly knowledgable, and a very nice...

Ron is freakishly knowledgable, and a very nice guy...

Anyone serious about competing needs to have a grasp of the fundamentals of chassis tuning. If one of these seminars were near me, I'd be...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-20-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By 130R
I like the fact you're willing to think outside...

I like the fact you're willing to think outside the box and do some testing; I say do the experiment anyway... I'm willing to bet you'll learn something, either about the car, or your driving, or...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-16-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By 130R
Cool deal. Good luck!

Cool deal. Good luck!
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 06-15-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,341
Posted By 130R
Gotcha. You've got a nice little product line...

Gotcha. You've got a nice little product line there... :)
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-15-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By 130R
I've seen that you've done pretty well at some...

I've seen that you've done pretty well at some events. JOOC, what is your thought process behind thinking about removing the rear bar on a tight course?
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-15-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By 130R
The Detroit Speed kit comes with hardware:...

The Detroit Speed kit comes with hardware: http://www.detroitspeed.com/2010+F-Body-Products/031730-caster-kit.html

I'm sure you could find the appropriate grade bolt locally at a hardware store.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 06-14-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,341
Posted By 130R
That's impressive. Do you have an aero background?

That's impressive. Do you have an aero background?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 06-14-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By 130R
That was some great racin'... Congrats...

That was some great racin'...

Congrats Corvette Racing!!! Winners of the 2015 Rolex 24 At Daytona, Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, and now The 24 Hours of Le Mans!

Amazing how much...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 06-13-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By 130R
That was a nice clip. Simply stunning car. Still...

That was a nice clip. Simply stunning car. Still trying to wrap my head around the V6, but the future is now, I guess... :)

Can't wait to see it in anger around La Sarthe!
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 06-13-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By 130R
Yeah, did you hear the comment about Porsche...

Yeah, did you hear the comment about Porsche saying (something to the effect of) the pace of this race might be something not seen again in a long time?

I really like the new Nissan (Ben Bowlby...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 06-13-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By 130R
24 Heures du Mans

I wasn't able to sleep tonight and find myself still up at 5:30AM, and time for the start of Le Mans.

This should be a great race...

Of course, rooting for the one remaining Vette. Yeah, one...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-12-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By 130R
Impossible to say for sure without testing... ...

Impossible to say for sure without testing...

If I asked you what tire has more grip: an 8" racing slick, or a 10" all season tire, which would you pick? Without testing, there's now way to know,...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-12-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By 130R
That's an unanswerable question at this time, as,...

That's an unanswerable question at this time, as, to my knowledge, no-one has tested the R-S3 against the RE-71R. Grassroots did a test recently (with a light weight, short wheelbase car), but the...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 06-12-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,341
Posted By 130R
It's never a good idea to assume that because...

It's never a good idea to assume that because driver A in car A, is faster than driver B in car B, that car A has the better setup, or is the better car. Driver experience and track familiarity can...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-06-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,802
Posted By 130R
That is some VERY nice looking bit of kit! Really...

That is some VERY nice looking bit of kit! Really like that rear bar! Hmmm..... :)

Danny Popp laid down some seriously fast times with the new Ride Tech stuff!!!

Wish I had a bigger piggy...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 05-06-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 590
Posted By 130R
I had to buy a bunch of safety gear to do Optima,...

I had to buy a bunch of safety gear to do Optima, and I got everything from SafeRacer.com (http://www.saferacer.com). They seem to have good prices, free (and fast) shipping, and an SCCA discount.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 05-06-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By 130R
Pics From Optima's Search For the Ultimate Street Car Qualifier - Vegas.

8, count 'em, EIGHT, 5th Gens showed up in Las Vegas 2 weeks ago for Optima's Search for the Ultimate Street Car, including Danny Popp in the Lingenfelter Camaro, and a few C5 members.

This was my...
Forum: California Meets and Events 04-24-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By 130R
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Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-06-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,337
Posted By 130R
I spoke directly with the manufacturer and...

I spoke directly with the manufacturer and specifically asked about the 2-piece 5000 series rotors. If you got a set from them that weigh 6 or 7 pounds lighter than what they told me, good for you.
...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-06-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By 130R
Things are heating up at the Ring... ...

Things are heating up at the Ring...

"Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus has announced the SCG003 has set a new lap record on the Nurburgring Nordschleife.
In an Instagram post, the company confirmed...
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 04-06-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,665
Posted By 130R
Ahhh, OK. It sounded to me like Bob Varsha was...

Ahhh, OK. It sounded to me like Bob Varsha was saying you guys changed to the 4-pots after an earlier test at Sebring (which seemed pretty strange), but after listening to it again, I see he was...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-06-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,337
Posted By 130R
That's surprising. I will say I had a set...

That's surprising.

I will say I had a set for awhile and they didn't seem to release all the way, which led to a considerable amount of drag. I cooked the dust seals on mine which never happened...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-05-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 14,019
Posted By 130R
Sierra Nevada ~ Barrel-Aged Bigfoot

Sierra Nevada ~ Barrel-Aged Bigfoot
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-05-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By 130R
I'm willing to bet almost all Camaro owners that...

I'm willing to bet almost all Camaro owners that DIY, probably all independent shops, and very likely most dealers, bleed the Camaro brakes using the conventional method; you'll be fine...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-05-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,337
Posted By 130R
DBA 5000 series 5 pounds lighter than OEM???...

DBA 5000 series 5 pounds lighter than OEM??? Where did you see that? I called DBA and asked about those. They make very good rotors, but they are HEAVY! The ONLY iron rotor I know of that is...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-05-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,337
Posted By 130R
I actually just put this question to Matt Bell in...

I actually just put this question to Matt Bell in another thread (http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8341484#post8341484). I'm hoping he'll clear that comment up...

I have a very hard...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-05-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By 130R
As a rule of thumb, that is the standard method....

As a rule of thumb, that is the standard method. The procedure outlined by LimaCharlie is per GM for the Camaro. I have no idea why, and haven't been given an answer as to why. If anyone knows, I'm...
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 04-05-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,665
Posted By 130R
Matt, did I hear Bob Varsha say you changed the...

Matt, did I hear Bob Varsha say you changed the 6-piston calipers out for 4-piston calipers? If so, what prompted the change?

Also, it looks like you run a duct from the fog lights (or psuedo fog...
Forum: California Meets and Events 04-03-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By 130R
Thanks, Dannie.

Thanks, Dannie.
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