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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-24-2015, 08:17 PM
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Posted By Dropspeed
Word! :)

Word! :)
Forum: Member Car Journals 01-23-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,342
Posted By Dropspeed
Thank you. At this point I am going to let...

Thank you. At this point I am going to let things sit and keep the car until further notice.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 01-22-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By Dropspeed
Actually NO with the incorrect offset. Without...

Actually NO with the incorrect offset. Without having the offset we can only guess if they will fit or not.
Forum: Sponsors Camaro Builds / Project Cars 01-22-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By Dropspeed
I was deeply immersed in the aftermarket world of...

I was deeply immersed in the aftermarket world of sport compact and modern muscle cars for many years before jumping to the OEM side. I was in direct contact with over 80 companies and everybody...
Forum: Local Marketplace 01-18-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By Dropspeed
Price lowered to: make a fair offer :)

Price lowered to: make a fair offer :)
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 01-18-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,585
Posted By Dropspeed
I would walk into my garage in the middle of the...

I would walk into my garage in the middle of the night just to look at her for a few minutes, sipping on a glass of Booker’s. It probably is as creepy and sad as it sounds, but there you have it.
...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 01-14-2015, 02:28 PM
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Posted By Dropspeed
I was excited to see the 19x11 and 19x11.5...

I was excited to see the 19x11 and 19x11.5 wheels....hopefully translating to more tire options or at least higher volume lower prices :)
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 01-11-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,634
Posted By Dropspeed
2013 AGM 1SS / 1LE w/NPP, BA radio, BU camera.

2013 AGM 1SS / 1LE w/NPP, BA radio, BU camera.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 01-08-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,668
Posted By Dropspeed
Coming from an extensive turbo background.........

Coming from an extensive turbo background...... All of my turbo 4cyl cars have been quicker than my Camaro (which is pretty stock). Now it may take more than $1500, but turbo cars are no joke if...
Forum: Member Car Journals 01-08-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,342
Posted By Dropspeed
Thanks! My wife had convinced me to not "sell...

Thanks! My wife had convinced me to not "sell the farm yet" so I will let the car sit and see how she feels in a few months.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-23-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By Dropspeed
I smell a troll and you guys are feeding it!

I smell a troll and you guys are feeding it!
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 12-21-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By Dropspeed
Agreed! One of the best independent Installers...

Agreed! One of the best independent Installers was snatched up by our local Ferrari dealerships.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 12-21-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By Dropspeed
I had 3M installed on my 1LE in June 2013 when...

I had 3M installed on my 1LE in June 2013 when new. Car is not a daily driver, kept in the garage and was stored from Nov 13 - March 14. By June 2014 I could see the film was yellowing and I...
Forum: Wheels / Tires 12-18-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By Dropspeed
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-18-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,933
Posted By Dropspeed
Just confirmed via text with the RWD high...

Just confirmed via text with the RWD high performance brake engineer at GM that the calibration is different. :iono:
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-18-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,933
Posted By Dropspeed
Don't we all. :)

Don't we all. :)
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-18-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 813
Posted By Dropspeed
To confirm SS and SS/1LE pads, rotors, calipers...

To confirm SS and SS/1LE pads, rotors, calipers and lines are all the same with the only difference being the caliper paint color.

Only word of caution is that the paint (not powder coat as some...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-18-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By Dropspeed
Sounds like bent shift forks, however your car is...

Sounds like bent shift forks, however your car is under warranty so you just need to take it to the dealer and let them worry about it.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-18-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,933
Posted By Dropspeed
Yahoos, your monthly 1LE newsletter will be...

Yahoos, your monthly 1LE newsletter will be delayed as I got sidetracked defending the almighty 1LE from a lone SS owner that thinks he can come close to joining our sacred group. Silly mortal. :) ...
Forum: Wheels / Tires 12-18-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,927
Posted By Dropspeed
You cannot buy the wheels without being a Z/28...

You cannot buy the wheels without being a Z/28 owner. Dealers do not have work arounds as GM needs to approve all restricted parts sales.

Wheels sell for $595 at the dealer. So $2,380 or $2522.80...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-18-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By Dropspeed
Nice run. Next spring I may make a run at the #1...

Nice run. Next spring I may make a run at the #1 spot with least amount of mods ;)
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-18-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By Dropspeed
One other item to mention is te chin spoiler...

One other item to mention is te chin spoiler ground clearance. The tracks and the stops in most automatic car washes are fairly tall. If you car is lowered you may want to watch that clearance.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-18-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,933
Posted By Dropspeed
I thought you were done here :). I got bored and...

I thought you were done here :). I got bored and wandered away to come back to you still spitting your knowledge of what GM did and don't do which is entertaining. You are also talking quality parts...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-17-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By Dropspeed
I have run spacers on other cars, but have always...

I have run spacers on other cars, but have always swapped the lugs over to ARP studs and open ended nuts.

Note: a good quality spacer will have a hub centric ring machined into it the same OD as...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-17-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 844
Posted By Dropspeed
Without the the fender flares that make the Z/28...

Without the the fender flares that make the Z/28 wheel opening appear smaller than the sheet metal truly is as wheel as hide the width, the 305/30/19 may look odd on a stock suspended ZL1.

I have...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-17-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,327
Posted By Dropspeed
Tire actually looks fine. Just some extra rubber...

Tire actually looks fine. Just some extra rubber stuck to it, nothing some spirited street driving can't clean up.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-17-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,933
Posted By Dropspeed
Not gonna quote again but the SS and the 1LE use...

Not gonna quote again but the SS and the 1LE use the same rear end, only the gears are different. The carrier and clutch style diff is the same in both.

I sold my used 1LE wheels with used tires...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-17-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,933
Posted By Dropspeed
I will counter this one with some comments and...

I will counter this one with some comments and facts.

[QUOTE=K1SSRSS;8118415]Let me break it out for you on how to make an SS way faster than a 1LE for comparable money:

"Way faster". Is that...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-17-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,933
Posted By Dropspeed
I haven't seen one post (unless I missed it)...

I haven't seen one post (unless I missed it) about what you want and expect from the car.

Will this be a daily driver and if so year round?
Road course car?
Drag race car?
Show car?
Do you...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-17-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,937
Posted By Dropspeed
I learned along time ago that people spend their...

I learned along time ago that people spend their disposable income on the things they want to or that make them happy. It is none of my (our) business how they do so. If it doesn't take food off...
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