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Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-09-2016, 04:37 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,535
Posted By Mr Monte
At 640hp as long as the ZL1 weighs less than...

At 640hp as long as the ZL1 weighs less than 4040lbs it will have more hp/weight than the Hellcat.
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 02-08-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 89
Posted By Mr Monte
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-03-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 11,765
Posted By Mr Monte
The dealership I buy my Chevys from has some 2016...

The dealership I buy my Chevys from has some 2016 Camaros on order but hasn't received any yet.

I gotta a feeling 2.0T Camaros are going to be a big seller. I know my youngest son (26 years old)...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-20-2016, 02:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,535
Posted By Mr Monte
How hard did you push the Challenger SRT that you...

How hard did you push the Challenger SRT that you drove? Have you driven one on a road course? What I found with my Challenger SRT the more you pushed it the more it dug in and was ready for even...
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers 01-18-2016, 01:26 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,691
Posted By Mr Monte
I've bought 9 new & over a dozen used cars/trucks...

I've bought 9 new & over a dozen used cars/trucks in the last 15 years just for my wife & I. With every purchase I made it clear that I don't need their car they need my money. I give them my "line...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-09-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mr Monte
Both my wife & had 1965 Mustangs as 1st cars. ...

Both my wife & had 1965 Mustangs as 1st cars. Her's a coup & mine a conv. Back in the mid 70s we both paid $400 for a running and not beat up cars. Our total count to date is 5 Mustangs (currently...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-07-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,263
Posted By Mr Monte
Nice 250+rwhp over stock. Can't wait to see what...

Nice 250+rwhp over stock. Can't wait to see what they end up getting out of this. Curious to what if any they did on the fuel system. I like the placement of the turbos.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-05-2016, 04:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,395
Posted By Mr Monte
Here's an NA 5.5L making 540hp & 461tq by putting...

Here's an NA 5.5L making 540hp & 461tq by putting a 4.8L crank in a 6.0L.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52pNnE_jN3U
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-04-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,395
Posted By Mr Monte
Keeping a 5.5L EPA compliant and high power will...

Keeping a 5.5L EPA compliant and high power will be tricky if not impossible. While a 5.5L OHV V8 may not rev as quick as the Voodoo it shouldn't be too far behind and have a better torque curve. ...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-04-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,395
Posted By Mr Monte
Maybe if we keep talking about a NA 5.5L GM will...

Maybe if we keep talking about a NA 5.5L GM will listen. Back in the day I had the privilege to drive a 1969 Camaro Z/28 with the factory dual 4bl crossram DZ302 engine. What a fun car. ...
Forum: Wheels | Tires -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-04-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,048
Posted By Mr Monte
Driving home today with my DWS tires that have...

Driving home today with my DWS tires that have 15k miles on them. Temp 22F. No tractions issues in my 70 mile drive home with elevation changing from 0 to over 1600ft.
...
Forum: Wheels | Tires -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-03-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,048
Posted By Mr Monte
I have 15K miles on the Continental DWS tires...

I have 15K miles on the Continental DWS tires that I put on my 2014 SS Sedan and love them. Been driving on light snow/icey roads this week without any issues. It was 20F driving to work yesterday....
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-03-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,395
Posted By Mr Monte
I want to see a 5.5L NA powered Z/28 with weight...

I want to see a 5.5L NA powered Z/28 with weight reduction, minimum options and keep the price less than the GT350.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-03-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,842
Posted By Mr Monte
For both my wife & I it's the sound of the V8...

For both my wife & I it's the sound of the V8 that is intoxicating making it a must have. Both our daily drivers are 400+hp V8s. We've owned every gen of Camaro & I see a gen6 SS in our future. I...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-27-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,600
Posted By Mr Monte
Went on a 12 mile test drive in a 2016 Camaro 2SS...

Went on a 12 mile test drive in a 2016 Camaro 2SS auto with sunroof. MSRP $49K. Very impressive car and I will be buying a 2SS. My oldest son is buying a 1SS and my youngest son is going to buy a...
Forum: Photos | Videos | Renderings 12-16-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By Mr Monte
2 great looking cars. Seeing these pics makes me...

2 great looking cars. Seeing these pics makes me like the 2016 even more. I've owned every gen of Camaro & will own a gen 6. 2 of my son's are planning on buying new Camaros as well.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-02-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,616
Posted By Mr Monte
Congrats on the new ride. I really like the...

Congrats on the new ride. I really like the updates on the 2015 Challengers.

When I bought my new Challenger SRT8 I walked away from my local dealer that wanted $20K above MSRP and drove 10 miles...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-23-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,990
Posted By Mr Monte
The 2016 V6 Camaro should be able to run equal or...

The 2016 V6 Camaro should be able to run equal or better than any Mustang GT 2010 or older in the 1/4 mile and embarrass them on a road course.

I'm looking forward to test driving the new V6...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-22-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,382
Posted By Mr Monte
By the look on his face I bet he's putting...

By the look on his face I bet he's putting regular in it.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-09-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,753
Posted By Mr Monte
Last year I put 3,000 miles on a Charger V6 8...

Last year I put 3,000 miles on a Charger V6 8 speed rental while on vacation and averaged 34mpg. I rented a new Mustang V6 6 speed convertible last week and only got 22mpg driving it the same as the...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 09-21-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mr Monte
I like the Camaro SS, Mustang GT & Challenger...

I like the Camaro SS, Mustang GT & Challenger SRT8 enough that I bought all 3 new within an 18 month time frame. I have owned every gen of Camaro + a few Firebirds and have own 1/2 doz Mustangs.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-11-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,609
Posted By Mr Monte
This is what is being considered as the...

This is what is being considered as the performance pack.
http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo91/heslekrants/2016%20Camaro/20166%20SS%20option_zpsf8gysbmm.jpg...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-03-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By Mr Monte
When I bought my SS Sedan all at the dealership...

When I bought my SS Sedan all at the dealership where talking about how long it had been sitting in the showroom & didn't think it would ever sale.

They gave us above retail value in traded for...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-02-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,328
Posted By Mr Monte
My wife & I have owned 10 Camaros/Firebirds and...

My wife & I have owned 10 Camaros/Firebirds and are looking forward to #11 which will be a loaded 2SS and probable a conv. We both had 1965 Mustangs as our 1st cars and are on our 3rd 5th Gen...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 09-01-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,219
Posted By Mr Monte
Just comparing my 2010 Challenger SRT8, 2012...

Just comparing my 2010 Challenger SRT8, 2012 Camaro SS/RS, 2013 Mustang GT & my 2014 4dr family cruiser the SS Sedan the SS Sedan has the best & most aggressive startup. It's what the 5th gen Camaro...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-01-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,216
Posted By Mr Monte
I put over 200,000 miles on my 1999 Suburban 4x4...

I put over 200,000 miles on my 1999 Suburban 4x4 before the 4L60E popped. My 2008 Avalanche 4x4 still drove like new at 150,000 miles when I sold it.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-25-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,048
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, 07:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,254
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: ZL1 Discussions 08-25-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,748
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, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,017
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. ...
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