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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-02-2013, 08:36 PM
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Posted By Tob
Shaffe, my apologies for the belated lol at the...

Shaffe, my apologies for the belated lol at the above quote. So here it is - LOL.



My above comment applies here as well.



Just another slice of Americana, circa 2013.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-31-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 15,537
Posted By Tob
I'd much prefer that it was a simple matter of...

I'd much prefer that it was a simple matter of checking the engine I wanted, matched with the suspension/brakes. A new age LX, if you will. I don't want or need somebody's name plastered all over the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-31-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 238
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Posted By Tob
Thanks for the kind words Joe. My assessment...

Thanks for the kind words Joe.

My assessment of the Z/28? Color me very impressed with what GM was able to do. The engine is a work of art, the brakes are to behold, and the no-frills weight...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-30-2013, 09:15 PM
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Posted By Tob
I think you are referring to these... ...

I think you are referring to these...

http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy1/Tobphotobucket/2013-ford-shelby-gt500-14_gallery_image_large.jpg...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-30-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 15,537
Posted By Tob
Nice to see this finally get released.

Nice to see this finally get released.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-14-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,987
Posted By Tob
Full writeup at SVTP.

Full writeup at SVTP.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-11-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,987
Posted By Tob
If you don't mid the MUSTANG script that is cut...

If you don't mid the MUSTANG script that is cut into the upper plate, you could always find a way to add the FRPP X brace to your car.:D I added one to my '09 Mustang yesterday.
...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-29-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,987
Posted By Tob
I already quoted the percentage increase in...

I already quoted the percentage increase in stiffness (regarding the Ford X brace) in post #32.

As to Steeda's claims...did anyone expect different? Like adding plywood to the framing of a house,...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-23-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,987
Posted By Tob
Erik, nobody here said it wouldn't do 'anything'....

Erik, nobody here said it wouldn't do 'anything'. It was only your mention that it somehow "further support(s) counter acting the tendency of the rear inner wheel to lift in hard turns" that garnered...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-23-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,987
Posted By Tob
FRPP released the Boss LS piece as well...

FRPP released the Boss LS piece as well...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-23-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,987
Posted By Tob
I think the term you were looking for was...

I think the term you were looking for was self-fulfilling prophecy, not placebo, Erik.

Good to hear you are happy with your Watts.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-16-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,987
Posted By Tob
Moot Erik, moot. I think you'd be making...

Moot Erik, moot.

I think you'd be making quite a leap were you to conclude that the inclusion of the 'X' brace was somehow related to G-forces recorded between two vehicles with different weight...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-11-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,987
Posted By Tob
Joe, nobody is claiming that the brace in and of...

Joe, nobody is claiming that the brace in and of itself adds no integrity. No ghosts, no phantoms. In fact, Donald Farr's excellent Mustang Boss 302 From Racing Legend to Modern Muscle Car utters the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-09-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,987
Posted By Tob
Can you further define axle monocoque? The...

Can you further define axle monocoque? The phraseology you are using is incomplete at best. If you are referring to the term as "used to indicate a form of vehicle construction in which the body and...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-25-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,006
Posted By Tob
NYS V&T is worded as such... From here...

NYS V&T is worded as such...



From here (http://ypdcrime.com/vt/article9.htm?zoom_highlight=375).

NYS decibal limits...

From here (http://ypdcrime.com/vt/article10.htm?zoom_highlight=386).
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-15-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,199
Posted By Tob
While I don't see the same conclusion, thanks for...

While I don't see the same conclusion, thanks for the pdf link.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-29-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,661
Posted By Tob
Then by looking at your chart... ...

Then by looking at your chart...

http://i817.photobucket.com/albums/zz100/camarotorqusa/AA%20TORQ%20SPEEDLAB/zl1heatexchanger/Torq_ZL1_HX_Comparo.jpg

Even with the twin fan heat exchanger the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-14-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 24,202
Posted By Tob
Graham, when tuning, was consideration given with...

Graham, when tuning, was consideration given with regard to the hyper piston/powdered rod combination with respect to timing? In other words, how aggressive was the tune and what metric are you using...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-14-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 24,202
Posted By Tob
Wait. Was proper break-in followed?

Wait. Was proper break-in followed?
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 03-12-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 27,410
Posted By Tob
Ford has been sourcing their forged wheels for...

Ford has been sourcing their forged wheels for their top dog from China. Is GM doing the same?
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 03-10-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,966
Posted By Tob
You took his comments out of context, not me. I...

You took his comments out of context, not me. I quoted him twice, verbatim. Do you see it as fair (or even honest) to mislead by virtue of misquoting to further an agenda? I never have and it doesn't...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 03-08-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,966
Posted By Tob
[/COLOR] What possible good would come from...

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What possible good would come from running the 2013 on HARD across the rough road section of the test track?

Are you questioning the means and methods that Ford uses to test and...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 03-07-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,966
Posted By Tob
Very well put.

Very well put.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 03-06-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,966
Posted By Tob
I understand, everyone sees things differently. ...

I understand, everyone sees things differently.

That said, as a GT500 owner, I'll say it - the Boss has its place. But for a '12 ZL1 counterpart, it isn't the one to compare to. The Boss is a...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-06-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,748
Posted By Tob
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/attachment.php?attac...

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=342081&d=1330568775

Wow. That shot had me wondering what the two diameters are and what is each shaft rated to. I'd assume the weak link...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 03-05-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,966
Posted By Tob
Tob

Tob
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-05-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,748
Posted By Tob
As a GT500 owner - color me impressed. Right out...

As a GT500 owner - color me impressed. Right out of the gate, the ZL1 can heat the tires up (via a burnout or otherwise) and not suffer horribly from excessive wheel hop. The early GT500's ('07-'09)...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 02-13-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 18,418
Posted By Tob
Once the cat is out of the bag you can protect...

Once the cat is out of the bag you can protect neither.
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 12-09-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 25,204
Posted By Tob
I added these tires, front and rear, to my GT500...

I added these tires, front and rear, to my GT500 last year. As great of a warm weather tire as they are, they are absolute hockey pucks at around 40* or lower. Almost like someone coated them with...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 12-06-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,384
Posted By Tob
You are a wise man.

You are a wise man.
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