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Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-12-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 24,071
Posted By doc7000
I know that this is anecdotal but I have a...

I know that this is anecdotal but I have a hypothesis about what Ford did with the Mustang and what Chevy did with the Camaro. The Mustang is more aimed at baby boomers which is why it is a soft...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 02-08-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,390
Posted By doc7000
You can call the Challenger a muscle car and the...

You can call the Challenger a muscle car and the Camaro a pony car, the Challenger T/A is a cool looking car and I have yet to see any in depth review of that car.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-07-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By doc7000
Depending on where you live you might have to...

Depending on where you live you might have to settle for a 5th generation camaro in order to hit that price point. With that said you might be able to get a 2016 camaro in that price range, if you...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-01-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,932
Posted By doc7000
I wonder if we have a drop in supply of Camaro as...

I wonder if we have a drop in supply of Camaro as part of the talked about earlier in 2017 planned idling of plants.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 01-22-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,713
Posted By doc7000
If you look at one of the previous post that I...

If you look at one of the previous post that I posted you would see that the gearing on the Camaro 6 speed manual is the reason for that. In other words when Motor Trend did that mile run it was a...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 01-22-2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,713
Posted By doc7000
Something happening here, comparing a non 1LE...

Something happening here, comparing a non 1LE Camaro SS to the Mustang GT 6 speed shows some numbers which doesn't make the Mustang look too good. Granted these were not same day/driver test but it...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-19-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,861
Posted By doc7000
Some have reported that there is an LT2 6.2L V-8...

Some have reported that there is an LT2 6.2L V-8 engine in the works rated at 485BHP and 470ft-lbs of torque. This would be no issue at all for the Gen V and would fit well considering that the...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 01-18-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,723
Posted By doc7000
All of the cost in the MR2 over the Corolla...

All of the cost in the MR2 over the Corolla wasn't just to place the engine out back, the MR2 was a lower production vehicle with other "more expensive" parts after all it was a sporty vehicle.
...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 01-18-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,713
Posted By doc7000
The GT350R win over the standard ZL1 was in my...

The GT350R win over the standard ZL1 was in my opinion legitimate, the only area that the PP Mustang beat the 1LE Camaro was in the mile drag race. However the Mustang GT comes with aggressive...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-15-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,009
Posted By doc7000
It is a 5.0L engine, it is pretty VE limited at...

It is a 5.0L engine, it is pretty VE limited at this point when it comes to how much torque it is producing. After all it is making about 84ft-lbs/L which is more then what the 5.2L voodoo engine is...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-13-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 114,164
Posted By doc7000
The 5th generation Z/28 Camaro lacked product...

The 5th generation Z/28 Camaro lacked product differentiation from the regular SS Camaro so I don't think that means this isn't a Z/28. Though you make a test for this being an option package going...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-09-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,031
Posted By doc7000
There is an up side to lower sales, as the sale...

There is an up side to lower sales, as the sale drop they find themselves selling vehicles to primarily "enthusiast" buyers which allows them to cater the vehicle more to those buyers. As long as...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 01-07-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 18,801
Posted By doc7000
I picture the Z/28 Camaro being essentially a SS...

I picture the Z/28 Camaro being essentially a SS Camaro with the ZL1 1LE kit and body panels, carbon ceramic brakes, and they need an engine for the package which is the tricky part. I would much...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-29-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 66,377
Posted By doc7000
There have been rumors that there is a new engine...

There have been rumors that there is a new engine coming called the LT2 a 6.2L motor with a bit more power. If this is true then I can see them both getting the LT2 engine, though honestly the Camaro...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-24-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 66,377
Posted By doc7000
The Mustang got a refresh on its 4th model year...

The Mustang got a refresh on its 4th model year and the Camaro is getting a refresh on its 4th model year. That sounds like that both companies planned to do a refresh on their 4th model year from...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 12-15-2017, 03:22 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,810
Posted By doc7000
If you watch the Z/28 ring time you will notice...

If you watch the Z/28 ring time you will notice that at the end it started to rain and the driver had to back off even on the straights.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 12-15-2017, 03:16 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,810
Posted By doc7000
Yes it was, but no one wants to acknowledge that...

Yes it was, but no one wants to acknowledge that and no one wants to pay attention to the fact that even Randy running the same car on different days gets lap times a few seconds off of each other...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 12-14-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,810
Posted By doc7000
Same track, same driver, different days.... this...

Same track, same driver, different days.... this isn't an apples to apples comparison as Randy has plenty of same track, same car, different days and as a result dramatically different lap times.
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Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 12-14-2017, 04:44 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,810
Posted By doc7000
It isn't just about horsepower, though yes the...

It isn't just about horsepower, though yes the Z/28 has more power it also weighs slightly more. Though it still has a better power to weight ratio, the 6th generation car has a better chassis with a...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 12-13-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,810
Posted By doc7000
http://www.leftlanenews.com/corvette-427-z06-owner...

http://www.leftlanenews.com/corvette-427-z06-owners-sue-gm-over-engine-problems-89973.html
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 12-13-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,810
Posted By doc7000
If I remember correctly GM and Katech both looked...

If I remember correctly GM and Katech both looked into the problem and came to the conclusion that this was caused by valve work done improperly by the company contracted to provide the heads. This...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-12-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,529
Posted By doc7000
I would be more interested to see if the Voodoo...

I would be more interested to see if the Voodoo engine gets the twin injection system as the standard GT350 may need a power boost to boost performance and justify its price increase over a Mustang...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-12-2017, 05:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,529
Posted By doc7000
There was the Viper :0.

There was the Viper :0.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 12-10-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,810
Posted By doc7000
When people say "there will be" or "there will...

When people say "there will be" or "there will not be" said vehicle or said car are making these claims not based on what automakers base the decision to build a given vehicle. So when experts say...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 12-10-2017, 02:48 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,810
Posted By doc7000
experts also said that the 427 was dead then the...

experts also said that the 427 was dead then the C6 Z06 Corvette came out, the decision to build or not to build a Z/28 comes down to an ability to produce a Z/28 and a business case for producing...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 12-10-2017, 02:40 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,810
Posted By doc7000
They may not run the same drivers but they are...

They may not run the same drivers but they are running similar caliber drivers, if you want to get technical the Z/28 wasn't run on the same day as the SS 1LE Camaro. so we also have nothing concrete...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 12-07-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By doc7000
I think there is such an overload of people out...

I think there is such an overload of people out there on youtube giving "their" opinion on stuff, its to the point in which it doesn't matter who you are you will find someone to validate your car....
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 12-06-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,810
Posted By doc7000
It should be pointed out that while on some...

It should be pointed out that while on some tracks the 1LE is able to get near the z/28s lap times, on other tracks this isn't the case. After all at VIR the Z/28 has a lap time of 2:50.90 while the...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 11-30-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 34,922
Posted By doc7000
I think most people fully expected the Mustang GT...

I think most people fully expected the Mustang GT with 10 speed to be comparable to the Camaro SS 8 speed car as far as acceleration goes. On the fast list on this site you have 4 Camaro SS 8 speeds...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-29-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 114,164
Posted By doc7000
No, there was an article about the L99 and it was...

No, there was an article about the L99 and it was talked about that the limiting factor was the AFM system at the time had limits cams as well as rpms.
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