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Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-22-2015, 06:46 AM
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Posted By Doubleblank
I just like building motors. And yes, we're...

I just like building motors. And yes, we're going to pull the oem motor in it's complete state and bag it up, so to speak......if the next owner wants his original Z28 back.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-20-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By Doubleblank
This isn't anywhere near a max hp build. I want...

This isn't anywhere near a max hp build. I want reliability and a nice torque curve. Maybe plus 100 hp over factory. Approx 550 wheel and then re-evaluate.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-18-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By Doubleblank
The first piece finally arrives.

The first piece finally arrives.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-11-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By Doubleblank
Summary of My Recent Track Day at MSR Houston

Myself and another member of H-Town Camaro Club were recently at MSR Houston as guests of our pro-driver, Alec Udell (Pirelli World Challenge Porsche Cup driver). MSR is a 2.4 mile 17 turn track. It...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-10-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By Doubleblank
I have 6 track days with this car under my belt. ...

I have 6 track days with this car under my belt. This car can handle more power and needs it on the tracks with long straights......especially on the sweeper heading into the back straight at MSR...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-10-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By Doubleblank
Z28 Engine Build

Finally getting around to building a motor for my Z28. As has been repeated often here, the Z28 is a blast to drive on the track....but.....seems to be a little underpowered especially on tracks with...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-08-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,563
Posted By Doubleblank
It has the RTronic transmission. Which works...

It has the RTronic transmission. Which works fine at the track. But the "Auto" mode sucks in stop n go traffic. Teaching the wife to drive it in the manual mode.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-08-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,563
Posted By Doubleblank
Added another track car to the garage. 2011 R8....

Added another track car to the garage. 2011 R8. My wife is more excited about this car than I am. Going to keep it fairly stock for now for her.
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 04-03-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By Doubleblank
I hate those damn standing starts. The orange...

I hate those damn standing starts. The orange Porsche crashed into the Lambo sending him bouncing across the track.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2j2lGNiItE
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 03-25-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 25,718
Posted By Doubleblank
I just signed up and paid. Wasn't paying...

I just signed up and paid. Wasn't paying attention to this before. Thanks.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-24-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,715
Posted By Doubleblank
I'll repeat what was told to me by two dealers. ...

I'll repeat what was told to me by two dealers. They focus on the terms "racing or competitive driving may affect the warranty." In other words , don't go enter any "track attack" type events, etc....
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 03-10-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By Doubleblank
The car and Alec will be at St Pete, not sure...

The car and Alec will be at St Pete, not sure about myself. My wife, myself and friends have made that event the last 3 years and enjoy it. We always make a stop at Taco Bus on Central! But this...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-10-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,083
Posted By Doubleblank
I agree with Norm about throttle response and...

I agree with Norm about throttle response and road racing. Here's a quote from Randy Pobst.

"It is also great fun to kick the tail out by mashing the gas in the turn, but it is slower because...
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 03-09-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By Doubleblank
I'm used to seeing Johnny and Andy running top 5...

I'm used to seeing Johnny and Andy running top 5 all the time. I bet they will be there by mid season. This is where GM makes their big bets in racing.
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 03-09-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By Doubleblank
I did teach Alec Udell his best racing move....

I did teach Alec Udell his best racing move. "Hold the trophy with one hand.....and put the other hand right.....there!"
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 03-09-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By Doubleblank
No. I own the Porsche. My company, Panther...

No. I own the Porsche. My company, Panther Pipeline, is on the hood and tail as a sponsor. Used to own race teams, but took too much time so now we own cars and sub out race prep/hauling/repairs/etc...
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 03-09-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By Doubleblank
Not sure what KPAX is doing different, but they...

Not sure what KPAX is doing different, but they are a top notch race team and did well with Volvo and Randy Pobst a few years ago. The fields for the WC events just keep getting bigger and that...
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 03-09-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By Doubleblank
We had 2 P3's in the GT3Cup class running with...

We had 2 P3's in the GT3Cup class running with the GT cars. You should have heard everyone complaining about the Camaro in the second race. "That damn sophisticated TC system really helped them in...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 02-09-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,563
Posted By Doubleblank
Took mine to MSR.

Took mine to MSR.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 01-30-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,328
Posted By Doubleblank
Here's how it has been described to me regarding...

Here's how it has been described to me regarding the possibility of having a warrantee claim denied on our Z28's. Taking the car to the road track and running it there does not affect the warrantee...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 01-05-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,462
Posted By Doubleblank
Here's a bad pic of mine. Think NASCAR on the...

Here's a bad pic of mine. Think NASCAR on the left, Pirelli WC on the right.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-31-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By Doubleblank
LG has a solid road racing background and built a...

LG has a solid road racing background and built a Camaro for World Challenge GTS class racing awhile back. If you want a serious car, Riley Technologies is "certified" to build cars to run in the...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-26-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,658
Posted By Doubleblank
I think the default option for those of us...

I think the default option for those of us tracking the car is to put street tires on the OEM wheels and run track tires (Trofeos, slicks, etc) on track wheels (Finspeed, another set of OEM's, etc)....
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-19-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,775
Posted By Doubleblank
The website uses the SS for the example. GM...

The website uses the SS for the example. GM actually notifies the dealer which VINs qualify. Lot's of Z28's qualify. I hear they are moving pretty quickly. As are the nice ZL1's.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-18-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,775
Posted By Doubleblank
http://www.chevrolet.com/calendar-year-end-event.h...

http://www.chevrolet.com/calendar-year-end-event.html

Here's the deal.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-18-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,775
Posted By Doubleblank
The value hasn't "officially plummeted". Chevy...

The value hasn't "officially plummeted". Chevy is offering 20% Customer Cash Back on any "aged" Camaro inventory for dealers. Not sure how a car qualifies, but it has to be one of the oldest...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-18-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,298
Posted By Doubleblank
I don't have the exact terms of the Customer Cash...

I don't have the exact terms of the Customer Cash Back program, but to qualify the Camaros only have to be part of the oldest Camaros in the dealers inventory. For a high turnover dealer or low...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-17-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,298
Posted By Doubleblank
The "deals" that are available on the Z28's are a...

The "deals" that are available on the Z28's are a result of GM giving a 20% customer cash back program on a portion of "aged" inventory of Camaros. So if a Z28 has been sitting on a dealer's lot...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-16-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,330
Posted By Doubleblank
Reliabilty is good at the track. The StopTech...

Reliabilty is good at the track. The StopTech brakes are excellent and hold up during 20 min sessions. Oil temps stay reasonable. Haven't had any axle or diff issues either. But is isn't nearly as...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-13-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,330
Posted By Doubleblank
I hear you on the cost effectiveness and early...

I hear you on the cost effectiveness and early reports on tracking the Z28 (it does have a warrantee). Here's what I've done to my 2010 to make it a track weapon.

Built motor - check
BBK - check...
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