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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-08-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By 130R
Were you in 'D' or 'M'? What you describe...

Were you in 'D' or 'M'?

What you describe will happen if you engage TapShift while in 'D'. Engaging TapShift in 'D' is temporary, and it will revert back to automatic shifting after 10 seconds...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-06-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,340
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: 494
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: 296
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: 17
Views: 616
Posted By 130R
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Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-06-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,273
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: 522
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: 1,546
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: 1,273
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: 271
Views: 12,712
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: 874
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: 1,273
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: 1,273
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: 874
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: 1,546
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: 17
Views: 616
Posted By 130R
Thanks, Dannie.

Thanks, Dannie.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-03-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By 130R
Yeah, the tire pressures looked surprising low,...

Yeah, the tire pressures looked surprising low, especially considering the amount of downforce the car makes. Interestingly it looked like Chris Goodwin adjusting the pressures.

That said, vids of...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-02-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By 130R
A 'little' surprised at the outcome, and Ferrari...

A 'little' surprised at the outcome, and Ferrari are a bunch of panty-clad pussies for not taking part.

If I could be granted one car wish, it would be the P1, in that color. Freaking beast... :)
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-02-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By 130R
What makes you feel they are not burnishing...

What makes you feel they are not burnishing properly? What pads?

Where in SoCal are you? I have a great loop near the coast I use at night in the Malibu/Ventura area.
Forum: California Meets and Events 04-01-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By 130R
There's actually a possibility I might be able to...

There's actually a possibility I might be able to make Vegas in April (still trying to work things out), so another question: are there instructors available for those of us that have never driven on...
Forum: California Meets and Events 04-01-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By 130R
Interesting. Thanks...

Interesting. Thanks...
Forum: California Meets and Events 04-01-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By 130R
Thanks for the info, Dannie, but there's not much...

Thanks for the info, Dannie, but there's not much of a chance I'll make it this year.

I was just looking over the results, and for some reason they don't show the cars. Is there a list of the cars...
Forum: California Meets and Events 03-27-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By 130R
I so wanna do this, but, unfortunately, not gonna...

I so wanna do this, but, unfortunately, not gonna happen. Good luck you guys!
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-07-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,362
Posted By 130R
HA! That's awesome! Another reason I didn't...

HA! That's awesome!

Another reason I didn't recognize him is he was probably quite a bit older than in that pic. He passed in '75, and I'm "guessing" it was around '71 when he gave me the pic (but...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-07-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,362
Posted By 130R
OP - I'm roughly the same age as you and grew up...

OP - I'm roughly the same age as you and grew up watching the Stooges.

When I was around 8 years old, I was with my mom in a grocery store when a man came up to me and asked me if I knew who he...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 02-28-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By 130R
For a split second, I thought Zingano had her... ...

For a split second, I thought Zingano had her...

Rousey is simply unbelievable. Rogan said it best: "It's almost like she's a professional, and she's fighting beginners. Like everyone else doesn't...
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 02-16-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,204
Posted By 130R
Hard to believe no-one has come up with a...

Hard to believe no-one has come up with a solution for this in 5 years; must be pretty tricky...
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 02-06-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 29,049
Posted By 130R
I tried getting mine off a few weeks ago and gave...

I tried getting mine off a few weeks ago and gave up. I'll have to try using WD-40...

Thanks for the writeup!
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 02-06-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,204
Posted By 130R
Any progress Ofer? I've made a modification...

Any progress Ofer?

I've made a modification to one of the systems on my car, and it wasn't entirely straightforward as the BCM tests the circuit on startup; I wouldn't rule out something like that...
Forum: USA - California 02-01-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,006
Posted By 130R
Based on some of the stories about the cars...

Based on some of the stories about the cars stolen in the South Bay, my initial thought was that they were getting in through the OnStar system somehow. BMW recently discovered, and patched, a...
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