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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Yesterday, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By 130R
It's a big problem in the Santa Monica Mountains...

It's a big problem in the Santa Monica Mountains of So Cal., exactly as you describe: large groups of cyclists (or even just a few), that ride in the lane at significantly slower speed than the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-24-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 254
Posted By 130R
I set the DVR for it. Currently 2 hours in; some...

I set the DVR for it. Currently 2 hours in; some pretty good battles. The only thing bad about the series is the Delta-Dung. I really wish that thing would just go away already...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-24-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By 130R
'56 Corvette SR-2. Very Cool!

"Its styling came courtesy of legendary GM design chief Harvey Earl, while its engineering guts were handled by the one and only Zora Arkus-Duntov. This is the 1956 Chevrolet Corvette SR2, the first...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 01-24-2015, 01:04 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 9,633
Posted By 130R
Belching Beaver Brewery ~ Peanut Butter Flavored...

Belching Beaver Brewery ~ Peanut Butter Flavored Milk Stout... :)

http://s13.postimg.org/jtc4so653/beer.jpg (http://postimage.org/)
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-15-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By 130R
Installed a set of these the other day to replace...

Installed a set of these the other day to replace another product.

The FMT bushings are excellent, and the customer service exceptional.

Recommended! :thumbsup:
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-29-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By 130R
That is helpful, thanks. Looks like it's more...

That is helpful, thanks. Looks like it's more trouble than it's worth.
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 12-29-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By 130R
Nice pictures, Tim. Any chance of pics from...

Nice pictures, Tim.

Any chance of pics from the pits? It looks like they're ducting from the fog lights, and almost looks like the ducting is splt. Would love to see to see what they're doing...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-29-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By 130R
Thanks lmcgrew79, but that's the wickerbill, I'm...

Thanks lmcgrew79, but that's the wickerbill, I'm looking for pics of the spoiler itself.

White, I just want to see what would need to be done to mount it on a pre-'14 trunk.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-28-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By 130R
Chuck, Norm REALLY knows this stuff, and gave you...

Chuck, Norm REALLY knows this stuff, and gave you your answer in a nice concise post.

The purpose of my posts were just to get you thinking. There's a lot more to this stuff than most realize, and...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-28-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By 130R
Yes sir.

Yes sir.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-28-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By 130R
NP. Something I forgot to mention, and may...

NP.

Something I forgot to mention, and may help you understand there is reasoning behind the stretch of the rear 1LE tire (or confuse you more), and why how it works may be counter-intuitive, is...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-28-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By 130R
Does anyone have pics of an uninstalled Z/28 rear spoiler.

Please post them. Looking for pics of the backside in particular.

TIA.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-28-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By 130R
Chuck, that's some good info, and,...

Chuck, that's some good info, and, not-surprisingly, sounds familiar... :)

Congratulations on looking into this further on your own, and learning for yourself!


As you know, there are many...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 12-26-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By 130R
I've had the same thing happen to me sometimes...

I've had the same thing happen to me sometimes when my car sits for a week or so. Which reminds me, my car has been on stands and in a million pieces for over a week, and likely won't be back on the...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-26-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By 130R
I'm just going to through this out there because...

I'm just going to through this out there because I hate seeing people spend money on stuff they don't need...

I'm not familiar with the V6 brakes, but I would ask you this: can you activate the...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-26-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By 130R
IDK, the 1LE is the way it is for a reason, and...

IDK, the 1LE is the way it is for a reason, and that reason may not necessarily be intuitive...

The relationship between tread width & wheel width is something easily overlooked, as-is the...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 12-24-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,019
Posted By 130R
Oh I've got plenty of other tricks up my...

Oh I've got plenty of other tricks up my sleeve... It doesn't say anything about brakes, so my air-brakes off a semi are still good to go. According to my calculations (neglecting maximum street tire...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 12-24-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,019
Posted By 130R
Great! I spent the last month using CFD to model...

Great! I spent the last month using CFD to model out an exhaust-blown double diffuser and a GPS-based active rear wing, and they go and change the rules on me...

Oh well... :doh:

:lol:
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-23-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By 130R
My gawd that car sounds good! Tire looks...

My gawd that car sounds good!

Tire looks like it's going to come off the wheel @ 2:05. Scary looking. The Media Blasting looks like it's doing its job...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-19-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By 130R
Cool vid; thanks for sharing. Sadly, no,...

Cool vid; thanks for sharing.

Sadly, no, there won't be a factory effort by Dodge next year:...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-19-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By 130R
Analogue Supercars...

Ferrari F40 vs Porsche Carrera GT:
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Koenigsegg CCR vs Ford GT 720 Mirage:
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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-19-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 157
Posted By 130R
Glickenhaus is at it again...

I love what he does, and really looking forward to this new creation.

"James Glickenhaus’ SCG 003 Ferrari will be powered by a twin-turbo W12 and will make its official debut at Geneva in March."...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-19-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By 130R
Ahhh, thanks for clearing that up! And yes,...

Ahhh, thanks for clearing that up!

And yes, very impressive! Congratulations to Ken and to everyone who's competitive at that level! :clap2:
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-19-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,934
Posted By 130R
I don't want to hijack this otherwise very...

I don't want to hijack this otherwise very insightful thread, so I'm going to PM you... :)
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-19-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By 130R
I'm not sure if Ken won any of the qualifying...

I'm not sure if Ken won any of the qualifying rounds, but is was actually Danny Popp that took the title this year in his Corvette. And for the record, Danny runs JRI dampers, as do the 3 other...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-18-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,934
Posted By 130R
Those are the only EBCM part numbers available...

Those are the only EBCM part numbers available from GM according to two different dealers. Actually, I was given a part number for a chassis module for MY '13, but that turned out to be a Fuel...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-18-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,934
Posted By 130R
I've read this elsewhere on this forum, and I'm...

I've read this elsewhere on this forum, and I'm not convinced it's true.

The EBCM controls the ABS, TCS & VES, and there are only two part numbers for the EBCM. One is for all models before 2012,...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-07-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,090
Posted By 130R
This is exactly why I measure everything and go...

This is exactly why I measure everything and go through the numbers; I don't trust much of anything I read.

The 33mm number is accurate, and it is based on an SS with OEM tires, as the GM...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-06-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,090
Posted By 130R
I didn't watch the video, but if Mark did say the...

I didn't watch the video, but if Mark did say the Z/28 is 33mm lower than a 1LE, I'm inclined to dismiss it as a slip of the tongue. The numbers obviously support the Z/28 being 33mm lower than an...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-06-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,090
Posted By 130R
Sorry man, your numbers just don't add up, but...

Sorry man, your numbers just don't add up, but GM's numbers do... And that's actually important, as sometimes things get lost in translation between engineering and marketing.

You did add 1/2"...
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