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Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-02-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,447
Posted By Doc
$300 for a Lion battery? If that's true, the...

$300 for a Lion battery? If that's true, the price has really fallen!

Understeer is the result of a (generally) heavier front end of a car wanting to plow off the road on a corner; taking weight...
Forum: Sponsors Camaro Builds / Project Cars 07-01-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 133,446
Posted By Doc
NATHAN!! You aren't done yet? Have you started...

NATHAN!! You aren't done yet? Have you started polishing the polish? Smoothing the smooth lol? If you don't hurry up, the 6th gen will be here and you'll have to start all over again! ...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-01-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,447
Posted By Doc
Having run a 15 lb Braille battery for a few...

Having run a 15 lb Braille battery for a few years, I recently switched to a 21 lb Braille because I needed more oomph for cold weather and I was surprised at how much better the car runs now. It...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-01-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 81,106
Posted By Doc
Hey Nathan! Thanks for the bump and compliment! ...

Hey Nathan! Thanks for the bump and compliment! Doing well; been off the site for awhile while dealing with a move to a different state, job transfer, selling old house buying a new one, etc. Do...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-23-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,257
Posted By Doc
To be realistically useful, it's better to use...

To be realistically useful, it's better to use weight/power-to-the-rear-wheels which gives you a more accurate performance to weight ratio. There are resistance factors between the engine and the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-16-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,169
Posted By Doc
I agree with the idea of breaking down who the...

I agree with the idea of breaking down who the buyer(s) is/are and developing a strategy to make GM (or at least Chevrolet) remain solvent. Based on the sales response to the Camaro I believe it...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-15-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,169
Posted By Doc
Wow. Over 1600 views and this is all the...

Wow. Over 1600 views and this is all the discussion we get? I know I've been away from the forum for just over a year but boy it sure seems to have changed!
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-14-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,169
Posted By Doc
"misguided and wrong"? Chevy has done this...

"misguided and wrong"? Chevy has done this before when they broke from the 1969 styling to the 70 1/2 which was a complete and total style change; yet it was accepted as a Camaro.

The whole...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-14-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,901
Posted By Doc
The upper grille area in the front is pretty...

The upper grille area in the front is pretty close all things considered. Had I done a single headlamp instead of a dual it would have been remarkably close; down to the size, shape and angle of the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-13-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,169
Posted By Doc
Well I'm guessing since the 7th Gen will need to...

Well I'm guessing since the 7th Gen will need to be a complete non-retro styling product, they'll be starting on it early in every way. If they intend to use new technologies that they haven't used...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-12-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,169
Posted By Doc
Beyond the 6th Gen... LONG POST

Since the 6th Gen is done, and it would seem we didnít do too bad a job guessing what the team was going to do style-wise, it shows weíre all on the same page of thinking for the Camaro. Iím certain...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-12-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,901
Posted By Doc
We got pretty close!

Havenít been on this site in awhile. Many factors were involved (included a job transfer, having to sell my house and move to a different state, etc) among other things. But now that Iím settled...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-18-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,138
Posted By Doc
Whatever that SUV thing is behind her, why don't...

Whatever that SUV thing is behind her, why don't they make that orange available for the Camaro? That would look fantastic on a 1LE.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 03-17-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,711
Posted By Doc
Yep; years. And even with additions like...

Yep; years. And even with additions like camshafts, lighter flywheel/dual disc clutch, Tri-Y LT headers, and many track days there hasn't been a single bit of problem with the CF driveshaft you sent...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-17-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,396
Posted By Doc
Yeah I did. I got those pics from an email sent...

Yeah I did. I got those pics from an email sent to me by someone who's niece was one of the test pilots. She failed to mention it was for a movie. I pretty much don't go to movies so I didn't see...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-17-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,396
Posted By Doc
Oh no, that wasn't meant for you lol. Somehow...

Oh no, that wasn't meant for you lol. Somehow you got stuck in there. Sorry!
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-16-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,396
Posted By Doc
:laughabove: :dnftt:

:laughabove: :dnftt:
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-15-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,396
Posted By Doc
Pasts? You mean parts? If that's what you mean...

Pasts? You mean parts? If that's what you mean you need to read up on what they did with the Z/28; they went waaay beyond just adding some "parts". From the flow-tie, hood vent, fender skirts,...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-15-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,396
Posted By Doc
That particular shape had some nice elements to...

That particular shape had some nice elements to it; the front still had some issues I think but overall it had a good feel.



What's being "bent out of shape"? That could just be your perception...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-15-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,396
Posted By Doc
I agree with every bit of this; especially point...

I agree with every bit of this; especially point #3. In the original concept thread I created last year I was putting in a lot of time and thought towards doing exactly what you outline in points #2...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-12-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,710
Posted By Doc
What's your purpose for wanting to do this? A...

What's your purpose for wanting to do this? A 1/4 mile machine? What's your goal? If you're going to do that, you might be better off starting with a body-in-white and building up.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-11-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,583
Posted By Doc
Yeah I have to agree. That seemed to be THE...

Yeah I have to agree. That seemed to be THE number 1 issue with any design I did. I started out putting effort into the driver experience; increasing visibility everywhere I could. I put a LOT of...
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 03-09-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,681
Posted By Doc
If you can't charge customers until you ship, and...

If you can't charge customers until you ship, and you have a large number of orders that are expensive to make, you need the money to be able to order all the materials and cover the payroll to build...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-09-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,357
Posted By Doc
Yeah, assuming you continue to buy and use the...

Yeah, assuming you continue to buy and use the Trofeos; with tax, mounting and balancing that's about $2,500 per track event weekend just for tires alone. The Z/28 isn't going to be a cheap car to...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-09-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 31,956
Posted By Doc
Yep. Pretty much describes exactly the...

Yep. Pretty much describes exactly the process/reactions I got with my own concept design experiments here on the forum.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-07-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,357
Posted By Doc
No, the ZL1 will be a much better daily driver. ...

No, the ZL1 will be a much better daily driver. If you want a daily driver that's also a fun track car, get a 1LE. With the money you save compared to a ZL1 or Z/28 you'll be able to buy a lot of...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-07-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,394
Posted By Doc
I don't know...after looking at it for awhile...

I don't know...after looking at it for awhile it's definitely a cleaned-up and more streamlined version of the 5th gen, and the artist's name is Steve in the lower right so this isn't one of the 5th...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 02-28-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,111
Posted By Doc
Do you carry Spohn? I need to replace some worn...

Do you carry Spohn? I need to replace some worn Pfadt sway bar endlinks, both front and rear. From what I've seen online, the Spohn look like they'd work as a replacement. Or do you have any other...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-28-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By Doc
I just posted some info on Braille batteries on...

I just posted some info on Braille batteries on my project thread:

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=45165&page=19

If you go with the 21 lb battery it will save you 24 lbs compared...
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 02-28-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,681
Posted By Doc
Wow. Just now saw this. I'm just stunned; first...

Wow. Just now saw this. I'm just stunned; first Pedders and now Pfadt. Aaron, you guys need to get together with Justice Pete and see what you can put together. The combined experience, knowledge...
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