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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Yesterday, 07:33 PM
Replies: 461
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Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
It would (seriously) take a truck-capacity...

It would (seriously) take a truck-capacity transfer case to handle even the "normal" Hemi, and in "severe duty applications" (think snowbelt police etc.) the warranty co$t$ would be "interesting",...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 27,222
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
And on Morning 1 of Day 1, what was the mileage...

And on Morning 1 of Day 1, what was the mileage of each car? Already "broken in"?



There's a fair amount of rubber embedded in YOUR keyboard, monsieur.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Yesterday, 10:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,417
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
For the same (overpriced) USED Viper, you could...

For the same (overpriced) USED Viper, you could buy a BRAND NEW Z06 with FULL WARRANTY.

Does the Viper have CC brakes? No. Does the Viper have the raciest rubber on it? No. Driving-tracking...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-15-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15,350
Views: 621,478
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
GA "Grand Am"? Nope. As per the movie,...

GA

"Grand Am"?

Nope. As per the movie, God Almighty...

:biggrin:
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-14-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,417
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
New Vipers were blessed with a $15,000 kiss from...

New Vipers were blessed with a $15,000 kiss from FCA, back about September, to help move them out of inventory. I believe their base price was lowered to $85,000, brand new.

EDIT: found it.
...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-14-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,930
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
This hasn't spread to mass media. This is an...

This hasn't spread to mass media. This is an issue on a few performance/car-centric websites. Something for the 'net warriors to fixate on until the next BIG "story" comes along.

It's no more...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 12-14-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 15,426
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
Which may become the face of all other Mustangs...

Which may become the face of all other Mustangs at the Mid-Cycle refresh. The GT500 may show with another take on these front end designs, as well.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-13-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15,350
Views: 621,478
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
Sounds suspiciously like a recipe for a "base"...

Sounds suspiciously like a recipe for a "base" Z/28...which, with THAT nameplate, would sell in greater number$ than the 1LE, imvho.

Keep in mind the "possible" starting price point for the "base"...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-13-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15,350
Views: 621,478
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
Which may account for his "hedged" reply...

Which may account for his "hedged" reply regarding weight...and, also, leaves out the 1LE which, other than grippier tires, makes it almost redundant.

An LTZ-type package makes very good sense....
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-13-2014, 02:07 PM
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Views: 621,478
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
Number 3, I find myself laboring hard, today....

Number 3, I find myself laboring hard, today. Don't take the lack of an immediate detailed response as "apathy". Far from it. In the allocated time I have at this moment, this about all I have to...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-12-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
Which clears the way for Gen-6 Camaro next year....

Which clears the way for Gen-6 Camaro next year. The two GM entries that made it are fully worthy of inclusion, though.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-12-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 176,561
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
FINALLY!! YAY!! An 11-second 6-Speed...

FINALLY!! YAY!!

An 11-second 6-Speed timeslip!! Barely.

http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2015-dodge-challenger-srt-hellcat-manual-test-review
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-12-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,934
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
How many dyno runs were made? Has it seen a dyno,...

How many dyno runs were made? Has it seen a dyno, since? Were high IATs present on any runs?

Has any follow-up been done on this particular car to see what parameters were exceeded, and then what...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-11-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,934
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
No doubt, this idea was first floated by a...

No doubt, this idea was first floated by a compen$ation-$eeking lawyer.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-10-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,934
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
BTW, has this issue been raised with any of the...

BTW, has this issue been raised with any of the 8-Speed Automatics, or is it a 7-Speed-only deal?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-10-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,793
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
Listen to Hameedi, above. He states the 3160 is...

Listen to Hameedi, above. He states the 3160 is NOT of equal capacity to the 6060. NO MENTION of upgrades.

BTW, SID should have been a little better prepared. It would seem he's a little...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-10-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,934
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
From the Corvette Z06 Owner's Manual (that thing...

From the Corvette Z06 Owner's Manual (that thing many people ignore at their peril or potential confusion):



What was the mileage on the Z06? 700?

Apparently, the "issue" was NOT...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-10-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,793
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
Ford didn't specify which version(s) but they do...

Ford didn't specify which version(s) but they do claim a Curb Weight less than a Base GT (3705, 6-speed?). The MR-equipped versions will gain some weight over the "base" GT350s.

We'll see.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-10-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,793
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
I think the "specially-reinforced block" may be...

I think the "specially-reinforced block" may be heavier. Whether they saved any weight with its unique heads and intake and exhaust remains to be seen. They did save some weight with the 3160, and...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-10-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,701
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
This "comparo" of the three most enthusiastic...

This "comparo" of the three most enthusiastic current versions from each company is intended to drive traffic on their site. Plain and simple. Something for everyone.

Z/28s have been clocked @...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-10-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
Congrats! :happy0180:

Congrats! :happy0180:
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-08-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,793
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
The bold part was added by the writer, and should...

The bold part was added by the writer, and should NOT be included in the quote. And the 3618 lb weight is NOT accurate.

Isn't the 'net a wonderful place? Erroneous crap gets repeated ad nauseum,...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-08-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,793
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
No such figure was given by Jamal Hameedi or...

No such figure was given by Jamal Hameedi or anyone else. It was stated the GT350 would come in "less than the GT curb weight" which, according to Ford is 3705 lb. with 6-speed. He didn't say which...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-07-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 27,222
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
:grouphug: No "jeopardy" in that bid, Mr....

:grouphug: No "jeopardy" in that bid, Mr. Trebek.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-07-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 27,222
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
Pass the butter, please. :drool:

Pass the butter, please. :drool:
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-07-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 27,222
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
No one has called FCA a "liar". With all the...

No one has called FCA a "liar". With all the (*******s) after their "official" times, how could you? ;)

GM said "10.95s - Automatic" and "11.2s - 7-Speed". NO ***** required. None. Nada. Zero....
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-07-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 27,222
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
Z06s quicker than 10.95s on OEM rubber? BET ON...

Z06s quicker than 10.95s on OEM rubber? BET ON IT. With BIG buck$.

Challenger HELLCATS quicker than 11.2 on OEM rubber? LESS than a sure bet.

Side-by-side, on equally prepped or unprepped...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-07-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 27,222
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
So when Hellcats in the hands of paying customers...

So when Hellcats in the hands of paying customers don't come within a half second of Dodge's claims, that's "on the customer" for NOT going to a track when the prep pulls your penny loafers right off...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-06-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 27,222
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
Wait indeed. Seems the "official" line was,...

Wait indeed.

Seems the "official" line was, in fact, an Automatic @ 10.95 and a 7-Speed @ 11.2.

http://autoweek.com/article/car-news/corvette-z06-faster-hellcat-ferrari-mclaren

Tested so...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 12-04-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By SEVEN-OH JOE
Z/28 vs. GT-R Track Edition

"NEVER in a 1,000,000 years..."

http://www.msn.com/en-us/autos/news/2014-chevrolet-camaro-z-28-vs-2014-nissan-gt-r-track-edition-head-2-head-ep-52/vi-BB78bKU
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