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Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-30-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,366
Posted By Stingr69
Tire Rack $822 plus freight plus $100 for...

Tire Rack $822 plus freight plus $100 for mounting & balancing (by a careful guy that loves Corvettes) and it comes in just under a grand.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 08-27-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By Stingr69
You are splitting hairs. The D4 is marginally...

You are splitting hairs. The D4 is marginally better on street cars in cold weather. The MTL is slightly better for race conditions. Both are good and compatible. Blend them and you get somewhere...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 08-24-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By Stingr69
The Lingenfelter/AAM gears are probably going to...

The Lingenfelter/AAM gears are probably going to be more durable. Only ones I would consider.

-Mark.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-24-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,408
Posted By Stingr69
I am in the same boat as you. Black SS with the...

I am in the same boat as you. Black SS with the same setup. The factory polished wheels are great and in my mind hard to beat but your car seems to be going in a direction where the wheels need to...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-13-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,329
Posted By Stingr69
http://i60.tinypic.com/2w3bcj5.jpg

http://i60.tinypic.com/2w3bcj5.jpg
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-12-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Stingr69
Just a suggestion - If you go for new tires, be...

Just a suggestion - If you go for new tires, be sure to remove the weights and clean up the glue residue before you go. Those guys at the tire shop might not be so careful with your rims.
Forum: USA - New England 08-12-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By Stingr69
I did it myself. Not hard but I did have a...

I did it myself. Not hard but I did have a strange wiring harness issue. One call cleared that up and I was back in business in no time. LOVE IT!!!
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 08-09-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 937
Posted By Stingr69
You need to change the fluid at the least. There...

You need to change the fluid at the least. There are some threads on it. The clutch dust has contaminated the fluid. This is a common issue here. You can separate the fluids with a separate...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-08-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,924
Posted By Stingr69
Apples to Apples - Edelbrock will have a small...

Apples to Apples - Edelbrock will have a small edge in low end grunt over the Maggie (or any other similar supercharger) and the Maggie will have a small edge at the top end. Torque on the Edelbrock...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-05-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By Stingr69
Lots of people can rock a mullett but not...

Lots of people can rock a mullett but not everyone has a CAMARO!!!!! :headbang:


I actually had a D.A. with a tail for a few hours back in the late '80's. The guys at the shop had a field day...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-04-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,495
Views: 470,872
Posted By Stingr69
You have to watch all the way to the end.

You have to watch all the way to the end.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-03-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By Stingr69
"Commando" 1985 Matrix: [holds Sully...

"Commando" 1985

Matrix: [holds Sully upside-down over a cliff by his leg] Listen, loyalty is very touching. But it is not the most important thing in your life right now! But what IS important is...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-01-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,185
Posted By Stingr69
Thanks for the advice. My wife loved the Miller...

Thanks for the advice. My wife loved the Miller Chill but it seems to be discontinued around here. Gonna have her try that Mich Lime. :thumbsup:
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-31-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9,428
Views: 2,123,733
Posted By Stingr69
GIFs or it didn't happen!!!! :biggrin:

GIFs or it didn't happen!!!! :biggrin:
Forum: 1st & 2nd Generation Camaros 07-31-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,059
Posted By Stingr69
Not really. :) It depends on the factory options...

Not really. :) It depends on the factory options selected. Optional on Z/28's until about April of '69 - the "D80" Spoiler Package was not allways factory installed.

'69 Z28 Trunk Lid Striping:
...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-29-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,902
Posted By Stingr69
Here is my 4-legged, furry side kick. He is so...

Here is my 4-legged, furry side kick. He is so chill. :smoking:

http://i58.tinypic.com/2a6unme.jpg

http://i57.tinypic.com/1zgpxf7.jpg

-Mark.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-23-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,296
Posted By Stingr69
Dude, where's my car?

Dude, where's my car?
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 07-21-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,667
Posted By Stingr69
You are welcome - Thanks for trusting some random...

You are welcome - Thanks for trusting some random anonymous guy with a keyboard. :lol:

-Mark.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-17-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 903
Posted By Stingr69
Watch out for the caffiene. You can become...

Watch out for the caffiene. You can become almost allergic to it out of nowhere. Ask my wife. We were told that it might be from coffee but she is hard headed and refused to give it up (she is like...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 07-15-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,667
Posted By Stingr69
Honestly - If he used DEX 6 it will be worse...

Honestly - If he used DEX 6 it will be worse notchy than stock.

Redline D4 seems to be popular here. It costs little to do the swap and it is super easy to drain and refill. If I ever need to...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 07-14-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,667
Posted By Stingr69
I can't agree with that. The factory service...

I can't agree with that. The factory service manual will call out the proprietary GM fluid part number - it does not accept Dexron 6 spec fluid. Different stuff all together. There is no "official"...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-13-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,171
Posted By Stingr69
My Opinion - We live in a different time. The...

My Opinion - We live in a different time. The Muscle Car era was a fairly "new thing" when it began in the mid '60's. Factory high performance really took off during this period. It was...
Forum: 1st & 2nd Generation Camaros 07-13-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By Stingr69
The car already was missing the fan shroud. It...

The car already was missing the fan shroud. It was probably destroyed right before the chain was added. -LOL!

-Mark.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-12-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,091
Posted By Stingr69
I loved then movie and have the DVD. Cohen...

I loved then movie and have the DVD.

Cohen brothers are very good at what they do.

-Mark.
Forum: 1st & 2nd Generation Camaros 07-12-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By Stingr69
Funny story - When I got my 69 Camaro back in...

Funny story - When I got my 69 Camaro back in 1979 I had to tow it home. Once I tore it down and got it running I found this odd little chain wrapped around the drivers side upper control arm shaft...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 07-12-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,667
Posted By Stingr69
Yes - use 4 quarts of the Mobil 1 full synthetic...

Yes - use 4 quarts of the Mobil 1 full synthetic Dexron 3 ATF based fluid for your M6 manual transmission. The bottle will not show the 5th gen Camaro as compatible but this is the right fluid to...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 06-27-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,531
Posted By Stingr69
+1 :thumbsup: Not the biggest cam out there...

+1 :thumbsup:

Not the biggest cam out there but definately one that makes sense for some applications. It works great where you want - mild supercharged, easy to live with, 30 HP increase, not...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-27-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,586
Posted By Stingr69
+1 Those are the best wheels available in my...

+1 Those are the best wheels available in my opinion and the Blue body color is awesome as well! Good job! :clap:
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 06-20-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Stingr69
Seriously - water is a by-product of combustion...

Seriously - water is a by-product of combustion and the water vapors will condense inside the exhaust system as the exhaust gas cools. The temperature coming out of the exhaust port is wicked hot...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 06-20-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Stingr69
You need to replace the muffler gasket and top...

You need to replace the muffler gasket and top off the fluid level. :yikes:
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