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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis Today, 02:03 PM
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Posted By Dexman1349
Essentially Pfadt went out of business last...

Essentially Pfadt went out of business last October, but was subsequently purchased by AFE. Apex Motorsports bought several of the patents. Check out the last post in this thread:
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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis Today, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 456
Posted By Dexman1349
You will also need the following: *ZL1 front...

You will also need the following:
*ZL1 front brake lines. The SS lines are not long enough to connect to the larger front calipers.
*Brake fluid. It is impossible to not lose some while doing the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions Yesterday, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 795
Posted By Dexman1349
Do those wheels have enough clearance to do the...

Do those wheels have enough clearance to do the CTS-V brake upgrade?
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions Yesterday, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By Dexman1349
https://scontent-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/t31.0...

https://scontent-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/t31.0-8/10704273_798501073504792_8621473102388876697_o.jpg
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis Yesterday, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By Dexman1349
I have the Pfadt Sport sway bars. Single...

I have the Pfadt Sport sway bars. Single connection on front, 3-way adjustible on rear.

Here's a link to all the sway bars by size:
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=335976
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Dexman1349
The company I bought my rotors from list...

The company I bought my rotors from list identical part numbers between a 2013 CTSV and a 2013 ZL1. I believe the difference in rear rotors was only with the earlier (first generation?) CTS-V's.
...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 01-22-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,630
Posted By Dexman1349
I have a hard time spending $40k on a 4-banger,...

I have a hard time spending $40k on a 4-banger, even if it is turbo-charged.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-20-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By Dexman1349
I put ZL1 springs on my 2010 2SS/RS. They were...

I put ZL1 springs on my 2010 2SS/RS. They were take-offs I got from the classifieds here. Had an initial 3/4" drop, but settled to about an inch after the alignment and bushings were timed. I...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-16-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By Dexman1349
ZL1 take-offs work well too. About a 1" drop.

ZL1 take-offs work well too. About a 1" drop.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 01-13-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,286
Posted By Dexman1349
That was a lot funnier before they lost. Stupid...

That was a lot funnier before they lost. Stupid Broncos...



"Nothing beats that new coach smell"
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-12-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By Dexman1349
Tyler at JDP or Maureen at Rodger's Chevy can get...

Tyler at JDP or Maureen at Rodger's Chevy can get them for you. I think they are $3 each and you need two for each caliper (I only replaced the fronts)
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-12-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 634
Posted By Dexman1349
Brake Performance, dimpled & slotted with their...

Brake Performance, dimpled & slotted with their "performance" pads

http://brakeperformance.com/index.php
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 01-09-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,286
Posted By Dexman1349
But Manning likes Buick...

But Manning likes Buick...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-09-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 634
Posted By Dexman1349
The pads that came with my rotors seem to work...

The pads that came with my rotors seem to work fine. No idea what they are other than they were only $40 more when I ordered the rotors. They squeak when cold, but otherwise work fine. When they...
Forum: Suspension / Chassis / Brakes 01-06-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By Dexman1349
I have the JDP/Pfadt UCA bushings, not Prothane....

I have the JDP/Pfadt UCA bushings, not Prothane. I don't have any Prothane bushings on the rear of the car.

X25, do you really need pictures of a bushing? They all look the same.
Forum: Member Car Journals 12-22-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,411
Posted By Dexman1349
I understand the point you are trying to make but...

I understand the point you are trying to make but I don't think you have all the information. Stock Pirellis are not prone to the same damage issues the Goodyears are from the 1LE/ZL1 in cold...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-16-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By Dexman1349
The issue with factory specs on alignments are...

The issue with factory specs on alignments are that they have rather broad specifications that can be met but leave you with a horribly handling ride. I would suggest taking it to a reputable...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 12-12-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 59,121
Posted By Dexman1349
Great work chaz. Seems to capture the lines from...

Great work chaz. Seems to capture the lines from the camo car perfectly. There just seems to be something off with the transition between the door and rear quarter panel. I don't think it's the...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-12-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 803
Posted By Dexman1349
Speaking from experience, solid subframe bushings...

Speaking from experience, solid subframe bushings made the rear of the car feel much more solid under hard acceleration. No noticeable change in NVH.

However, "upgrading" the differential...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-12-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,210
Posted By Dexman1349
Removing the outer trailing arm bushings and the...

Removing the outer trailing arm bushings and the cradle bushings sucked. It was even worse for me because the car was 3 years old and there was some corrosion that bonded them even tighter than...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-09-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By Dexman1349
I put Spohn trailing arms on Bee (delsphere...

I put Spohn trailing arms on Bee (delsphere ends). I like them much better now that they are adjusted properly. There was some significant slop in them from the factory and were very noisy, my local...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-09-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 740
Posted By Dexman1349
If you have an SS, you're only upgrading the...

If you have an SS, you're only upgrading the front calipers & rotors.

I did the swap a couple of months ago (with the help from the guys at JDP for the install), and I did front calipers, all 4...
Forum: Suspension / Chassis / Brakes 12-03-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By Dexman1349
These are easy to replace when doing the cradle...

These are easy to replace when doing the cradle bushings...

Send me an offer.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 12-03-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,229
Posted By Dexman1349
Here is a short video from the LA auto show on...

Here is a short video from the LA auto show on it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_eANAXC0_c

Very tempting...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-22-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By Dexman1349
You're removed a lot of the "play" from the...

You're removed a lot of the "play" from the suspension. It will ride much stiffer and you will feel a lot more of the road. Losing that softness also means that more of your HP is getting to the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 11-21-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,096
Posted By Dexman1349
Wait, Chevy makes more than the Camaro and Vette?...

Wait, Chevy makes more than the Camaro and Vette? Who knew? :noidea:
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 11-21-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,133
Posted By Dexman1349
It's been my experience that finding tires to fit...

It's been my experience that finding tires to fit a 20" wheel are a lot easier to find than the for 19" wheels on the Gen 5.

Typically 18's, 20's, and 22's are easier to find tires for than 19's...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-18-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By Dexman1349
I agree with Keith. Diff bushings aren't really...

I agree with Keith. Diff bushings aren't really worth it until you're ready to do the big HP. Spend the money on trailing arms, outer TA bushings, and toe links.

Even the poly diff bushings had...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-14-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,826
Posted By Dexman1349
You would only need the upgraded mounts with the...

You would only need the upgraded mounts with the 1LE shocks. Any other SS shock will mount up without needing to change anything.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 11-14-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,133
Posted By Dexman1349
I like the ATS-V. I like it more than the 2014...

I like the ATS-V. I like it more than the 2014 Camaro "refresh".
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