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Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-23-2016, 12:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By Nickey31
I added them because sub-frame connectors were...

I added them because sub-frame connectors were required for an open road race I do twice a year. When I added the sub-frame connectors, I also added a full roll cage so I can't tell you if it is the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-22-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By Nickey31
I bought my C7 with the $50K they wanted for my...

I bought my C7 with the $50K they wanted for my TT motor for my ZL1. I thought my Camaro was badass until I bought the C7. With the weight savings and way better aerodynamics, I can't wait to get...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 10-06-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By Nickey31
Probably best to go 5 hours to Salt Lake and use...

Probably best to go 5 hours to Salt Lake and use JDP. There are some tuners here in Boise but none have done as many Camaros as JDP. JDP, like the many professional tuners on this forum, know where...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-22-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 885
Posted By Nickey31
I had the transmission shop install it when they...

I had the transmission shop install it when they replaced the clutch and mount it near the reservoir for easy access in case I wanted to adjust again.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-11-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 885
Posted By Nickey31
I have the Ram Clutch pedal adjuster and adjusted...

I have the Ram Clutch pedal adjuster and adjusted it perfectly to my liking. They also make a very nice triple disc clutch now.
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 09-04-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,543
Posted By Nickey31
Great point

Great point
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 09-03-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,543
Posted By Nickey31
Dang, I quit following this thread after seeing...

Dang, I quit following this thread after seeing where it was going, but now its getting good. Thats like posting on your Facebook that you are leaving town and there is a spare key under the mat and...
Forum: ZL1 Parts 08-08-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By Nickey31
WTB ZL1 3.23 rear differential

If you have one for sale, please PM me specifics and cost.
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 08-06-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,543
Posted By Nickey31
We'll add hydraulics engineer to the list of...

We'll add hydraulics engineer to the list of things I am not.
As I stated before, pass these onto your tuner or whoever and follow their lead.

Andy, I thought you used the Monster Triple disc for...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 08-05-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,543
Posted By Nickey31
I should add that I am green in envy with the...

I should add that I am green in envy with the possibility of hitting low 10's to 9's with an M6 with only bolt-on mods.
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 08-05-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,543
Posted By Nickey31
I've gone through a couple of clutches. I am not...

I've gone through a couple of clutches. I am not a mechanic and I don't have the knowledge the tuners have, so don't take my word for it, but do pass this onto your mechanic or tuner for their input....
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 07-17-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By Nickey31
This is the same set up I have and I did have...

This is the same set up I have and I did have some interference. When you get the wheel balanced, have the car there as the location of the wheel weight can cause some interference. Also, I ended...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 06-15-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,543
Posted By Nickey31
I only replaced the lower rear control arms...

I only replaced the lower rear control arms because they were making contact with my 17" Welds that I use to drag race. There is not a lot of clearance and at launch the back squats way down and my...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 06-13-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,543
Posted By Nickey31
Andy is the best person to respond, but since I...

Andy is the best person to respond, but since I almost have the exact set up, I can tell you that the car is on rails. You still have the magnetic suspension and computer working for you. The DSE...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-12-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,651
Posted By Nickey31
The ZL-1 is an amazing car and there are a lot of...

The ZL-1 is an amazing car and there are a lot of us that are using the car for everything. Autocross, road tracking, open road, high top-end speed runs, and drag strip.

Direct replacement rotors...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-12-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 964
Posted By Nickey31
Good to see some more Idahoans on the forum. ...

Good to see some more Idahoans on the forum. Peterson Chevrolet is sponsoring the midnight drags at Firebird on 6/13/15. Maybe you can make it.

About the only time I wish I didn't have a manual...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-11-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,254
Posted By Nickey31
Carefully hit it with a heat gun or torch and the...

Carefully hit it with a heat gun or torch and the white will go away. Then if you still don't like how it looks or you hold the heat too long and ruin it, just replace it.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-27-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Nickey31
Well I would think you have the perfect set up...

Well I would think you have the perfect set up for a standing mile. Outside of terrible weather conditions and having to pedal the launch, I just flat run out of gear when I switched to 5th gear. ...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-26-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Nickey31
You should do it. What rear gear you running...

You should do it. What rear gear you running with those twin turbos?
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-25-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Nickey31
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tozm3u-PJ2k

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tozm3u-PJ2k
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-25-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Nickey31
Camaros at Nevada Open Road Challenge

Standing mile was delayed due to weather. As Weather improved, racing commenced. 6500 elevation, 44 degrees, roads were a bit wet.

Nickey ZL1 took 2nd behind a twin turbo Viper (Video below). ...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-09-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By Nickey31
Thanks Stefano. I'll follow up on the seat...

Thanks Stefano.

I'll follow up on the seat tracks, as a little lower would be good for visibility.

We leave on Wednesday for tech inspection in Vegas Thursday morning. Mile Shootout is Friday....
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-08-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By Nickey31
In September when we raced, this Porsche went off...

In September when we raced, this Porsche went off the road and caught on fire. His navigator (daughter) walked away with minor injuries but was unable to pull her dad out. I didn't know him, but I...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-06-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By Nickey31
I take it that is your 67 Camaro on the...

I take it that is your 67 Camaro on the rotisserie. Good luck with the restoration.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-05-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By Nickey31
Here are some pics through the windshield. Sorry...

Here are some pics through the windshield. Sorry about all of the reflections.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-05-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By Nickey31
Nickey had the cage built by one of the few...

Nickey had the cage built by one of the few fabricators they do work with. It cost a lot, but done right. It is so tight against the headliner that I have to work at it to get the leather wraps...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-05-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By Nickey31
I will take some other pics within the next day...

I will take some other pics within the next day or two.

Seats are Corbeaus. They sit a little higher than I prefer. The stock seats with the micro-fiber centers are for sale.

5 Point is...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-04-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By Nickey31
Fire Suppression System Installed

A Fire Suppression System was a requirement for an Open Road Race I am doing next week. Just thought I would post some pics and description of install. All tubing, pull handle, and bottle can be...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-22-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,769
Posted By Nickey31
Packaging all of that together is great, but you...

Packaging all of that together is great, but you got to use a TUNER that knows Camaros. ADM and JDP have both commented and from my experience, both are TUNERS that know how to install these parts...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-15-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,768
Posted By Nickey31
Great looking brakes kit. Was the test vehicle...

Great looking brakes kit. Was the test vehicle using OEM brake fluid and what brake fluid is used for your kit? I am sure you will agree that will account for some improvement in peddle feel and...
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