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Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-25-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,184
Posted By Mr Monte
My wife order a new 1979 Camaro 305 2bl no gauges...

My wife order a new 1979 Camaro 305 2bl no gauges or rear spoiler. When it arrived it had a 350 4bl, gauges & a rear spoiler. She was 18 years old & saved $2,000 for a down payment so didn't need a...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-25-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,843
Posted By Mr Monte
The 2016 Mustang GT/CS auto (Ford doesn't offer...

The 2016 Mustang GT/CS auto (Ford doesn't offer the performance pack for auto in the USA) optioned the way my wife would want it has an MSRP of $45,500.

The 2016 Camaro 2SS per our liking will be...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-25-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By Mr Monte
2015 ZL1 gets probably 10-15mpg less than what...

2015 ZL1 gets probably 10-15mpg less than what the Gen 6 Camaro 2SS should get. Both are way too much car for a young driver unless you get proper training.

My oldest son was driving a 600hp...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-06-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By Mr Monte
The 2015 GT is less than 100lbs more than...

The 2015 GT is less than 100lbs more than previous gen and is a much improved car overall except for Fords lack of quality control. It is a 1st year after redesign so some issues can be expected. ...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 08-05-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,244
Posted By Mr Monte
When I bought my Challenger SRT8 my oldest son...

When I bought my Challenger SRT8 my oldest son was unable to hide his disappointment. I tossed the key fob to him & let him play on the twisty backroads by us. He came back a changed man. Those...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-04-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,152
Posted By Mr Monte
Trying to find a new Camaro at a dealer is slim...

Trying to find a new Camaro at a dealer is slim pickings around me. I had to drive by 2 Chevy dealerships to find my Camaro SS/RS.

I'm not sure what's going on with GM's ad campaigns. Try...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-02-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,152
Posted By Mr Monte
The Dodge dealer that I bought my Challenger SRT8...

The Dodge dealer that I bought my Challenger SRT8 from can't get enough Scat Packs. They don't last more than a couple of days on the lot. Even the R/Ts are flying off the lot.

Other than some...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-11-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,693
Posted By Mr Monte
Overhead valve (pushrod) engines are a newer...

Overhead valve (pushrod) engines are a newer technology than overhead cam engines that have been installed in cars since 1902. Electric cars were available before then.

Even with all the buzz...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 11-20-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 40,319
Posted By Mr Monte
What a joke. Test track minded optioned cars...

What a joke. Test track minded optioned cars then give the win to the car that is the gentlest on your backside when you go over speed bumps plus its the slowest.
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 11-07-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By Mr Monte
Sold & being shipped out today.

Sold & being shipped out today.
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 11-06-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By Mr Monte
U7194 Diablosport Predator Tuner 2007-12 Chevy Truck, Corvette & 2010-12 Camaro

For sale is my unlocked U7194 Diablosport Predator Tuner with power adapter & cable. $150 with shipping within mainland USA....
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 09-24-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 40,319
Posted By Mr Monte
It would be boring if we all drove the same type...

It would be boring if we all drove the same type of car. I prefer Chevys because I've owned several that were problem free for over 200,000 miles.

I've been burnt by buying a 1st year of a new...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-18-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,574
Posted By Mr Monte
When my son was 16 we had a 74 Camaro Father/Son...

When my son was 16 we had a 74 Camaro Father/Son project. Original plan was a mild 400hp 454 BBC until he wanted to go with a big cam so reminded him you are only as good as your weakest link and...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-13-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3,070
Views: 261,785
Posted By Mr Monte
For those who think a Challenger SRT8 is a...

For those who think a Challenger SRT8 is a straight line car only, have you driven one? They handle way better than people given the credit. I could take my Challenger SRT8 thru the twisties faster &...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-08-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,300
Posted By Mr Monte
Are you getting the 50th Anv? My local FORD...

Are you getting the 50th Anv? My local FORD dealer is only getting 1 & is planning on a $20,000 markup. You picked the best color. Should be a fun car.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-07-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,183
Posted By Mr Monte
I don't like red interiors but I do like the red...

I don't like red interiors but I do like the red stitching. It's done tastefully.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-06-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,183
Posted By Mr Monte
We put 1,000 miles on our new SS Sedan in the 1st...

We put 1,000 miles on our new SS Sedan in the 1st week. Our 2014 SS Sedan pulls harder from idle to 130mph & handles better than our 2012 Camaro SS auto. I haven't taken the SS Sedan past 130mph...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-01-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3,070
Views: 261,785
Posted By Mr Monte
I paid less for my new Challenger SRT8 than I did...

I paid less for my new Challenger SRT8 than I did for my new Camaro SS/RS and the Mustang GT 5.0 I was going to buy was more than both.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-01-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,183
Posted By Mr Monte
The SS Sedan is my wife's car. I was looking at...

The SS Sedan is my wife's car. I was looking at getting a CTS-V but after sitting in the new Vett I'm thinking that will be my next car now that we have a performance sedan. The Vett is easier for...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-29-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,183
Posted By Mr Monte
I tell people it's like driving a Camaro but with...

I tell people it's like driving a Camaro but with 4 doors & better visibility.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-29-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,183
Posted By Mr Monte
Have you heard the SS Sedan start up? It's a...

Have you heard the SS Sedan start up? It's a sound sent from the Car Gods. That's how our Camaro should of came from the factory.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-29-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,183
Posted By Mr Monte
Our new 2014 SS came with a full size spare which...

Our new 2014 SS came with a full size spare which is same rim/tire as what is on the front.

http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo91/heslekrants/14%20SS/IMAG2837_zps69ac0ea1.jpg...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-29-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 32,003
Posted By Mr Monte
I just bought a 2014 Chevy SS Sedan & it has the...

I just bought a 2014 Chevy SS Sedan & it has the answer for those who feel the need to hang a lot of stuff on their key ring/fob or sit all the way forward & bounce their legs while driving.

...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-28-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,183
Posted By Mr Monte
http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo91/heslekrant...

http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo91/heslekrants/14%20SS/2014ChevySSstockdyno_zps7064ffb1.jpg (http://s365.photobucket.com/user/heslekrants/media/14%20SS/2014ChevySSstockdyno_zps7064ffb1.jpg.html)...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-28-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,183
Posted By Mr Monte
Traded our 2012 Camaro SS/RS for a 2014 Chevy SS

As much as we enjoyed our Camaro the new Chevy SS is better suited for our needs. If you haven't driven the new Chevy SS you should. The sweet tone of the exhaust sounds awesome & is how the Camaro...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 06-25-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,146
Posted By Mr Monte
The Boss intake really helps in the upper rpms...

The Boss intake really helps in the upper rpms but kills what little low end power the 5.0 has turning it into a part throttle dud.
Forum: Sponsor Announcements / Giveaways / Contests 06-25-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 9,964
Posted By Mr Monte
http://www.smileyvault.com/albums/userpics/10172/m...

http://www.smileyvault.com/albums/userpics/10172/mrsbeasley.gif (http://www.smileyvault.com/)
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 06-24-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,431
Posted By Mr Monte
My detail routine has been wax/seal every 6...

My detail routine has been wax/seal every 6 months, buff/polish every 18 months. Here's my 1999 Suburban that I bought new that has always been parked outside in Texas, Arizona, Colorado & Oregon...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 06-24-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,431
Posted By Mr Monte
After buffing with Meguiars paint cleaner I use...

After buffing with Meguiars paint cleaner I use Menzerna Power Lock Polymer Paint Sealant.

http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo91/heslekrants/MenzernaPowerLockPolymerPaintSealant_zpsa41f51b3.jpg...
Forum: Exterior Parts & Accessories 06-17-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,446
Posted By Mr Monte
My whole family are ZL1 grille fans. ...

My whole family are ZL1 grille fans.
http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo91/heslekrants/2012%20Camaro/IMAG2427_zps70a3e1a0.jpg...
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