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Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 05-20-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 8,618
Posted By chain777
Yeah, but the apps are actually useful, the...

Yeah, but the apps are actually useful, the gauges are not...unless you're parked.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 05-19-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,897
Posted By chain777
That 35 million dollar fine is only the tip of...

That 35 million dollar fine is only the tip of the iceberg. That was the maximum fine allowed by the NHTSA. In comparison, Toyota was fined a little over 32 million dollars for the "sudden...
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers Discussions 04-13-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,798
Posted By chain777
Looks a lot like Fords deep impact blue. Very...

Looks a lot like Fords deep impact blue. Very nice color.

http://img.over-blog-kiwi.com/0/56/31/12/20140122/ob_99249b_01-2015-mustang-deep-impact-blue.jpg
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-11-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,227
Posted By chain777
Very nicely written Mr. Settlemire. You sir, are...

Very nicely written Mr. Settlemire. You sir, are a "real" car guy, and a credit to the industry.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-07-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,565
Posted By chain777
People won't buy it because it's lighter, they'll...

People won't buy it because it's lighter, they'll buy it because it'll gets better fuel economy without sacrificing performance. GM's trucks may have been lighter, but the fuel economy gains were...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-04-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,565
Posted By chain777
I'm not arguing the point that the F150 had a...

I'm not arguing the point that the F150 had a weight problem, I'm arguing the point that the solution is just going to bring it inline with the others. What it's going to do is reverse the roles...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-03-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,565
Posted By chain777
This is another one of those rumors that has no...

This is another one of those rumors that has no basis in reality, but gets repeated around here enough that it's stated as fact.

Here's the reality quoted from the other F150 thread:




I...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-13-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,627
Posted By chain777
On the engines designed to run on high octane...

On the engines designed to run on high octane (the V8's), they definitely retard the timing and reduce the power when using lower octane fuel than GM recommends. But I've never seen anything in the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-09-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,740
Posted By chain777
But the Camaro has less headroom than the...

But the Camaro has less headroom than the Corvette.

Camaro 37.4"
Corvette 37.9"

That's from the Chevrolet website.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 01-25-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,879
Posted By chain777
Pointed out where? From GM marketing material? ...

Pointed out where? From GM marketing material? Besides the LS7, the aerodynamic package and the rear end, everything else (brakes, tires, suspension, transmission) has been changed. Take those...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 01-23-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,040
Posted By chain777
It's been established that the ZL1 is easier to...

It's been established that the ZL1 is easier to drive at the limit than the GT500, so it's no surprise that that the ZL1 tends to post better lap times than the GT500 in the hands of amateurs. Get a...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 01-23-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 15,349
Posted By chain777
Not only will it be de-tuned by about 100hp, it...

Not only will it be de-tuned by about 100hp, it also won't have the CC brakes, the 305 tires or the Multimatic shocks.

But that isn't really a surprise since it's been mentioned many times...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-15-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 10,106
Posted By chain777
Thanks for posting that. I knew something didn't...

Thanks for posting that. I knew something didn't add up. It made no sense that the trucks would be close to the same weight now with the extensive use of aluminum in the new F150. Not sure what...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 12-08-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,215
Posted By chain777
[QUOTE=JAZ;7246213]Here is a Camaro vs Mustang...

[QUOTE=JAZ;7246213]Here is a Camaro vs Mustang picture comparison with currently available similar pictures.
Enjoy!


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Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 12-08-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,215
Posted By chain777
[QUOTE=JAZ;7246213]Here is a Camaro vs Mustang...

[QUOTE=JAZ;7246213]Here is a Camaro vs Mustang picture comparison with currently available similar pictures.
Enjoy!



Front Qrtr
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581296

Looks are completely subjective, but I can...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-08-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,468
Posted By chain777
The ultimate would be to have today's technology...

The ultimate would be to have today's technology in yesterdays climate of car culture. But since time travel isn't practical yet, we'll just have to suffer with today's awesome performance and...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-08-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,122
Posted By chain777
This isn't anything new, it's what Ford has...

This isn't anything new, it's what Ford has always done with Nurburgring testing. Test and tune. They've never released times, and explained why; there are no controls in place and too many...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-06-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 60,040
Posted By chain777
The 2015 is 3mm longer, 13mm wider and 38mm...

The 2015 is 3mm longer, 13mm wider and 38mm lower. So the only dimension that got smaller is height.

*some of these specs are unclear. I see conflicting info saying it's actually .2 inches...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-06-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 60,040
Posted By chain777
I think one of the biggest differences between...

I think one of the biggest differences between the '15 and the previous model isn't so obvious in photographs. Although they're similar in size, the wider, lower stance of the '15 is going to be...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 12-06-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,738
Posted By chain777
When the 2011 came out with the 5.0, six speed...

When the 2011 came out with the 5.0, six speed transmissions, and upgraded suspensions, brakes and tech, it was speculated that there would be a big price increase. It went up about $2500.

The...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 11-26-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,146
Posted By chain777
Check the Chevrolet website. Base price is now...

Check the Chevrolet website. Base price is now $56,850 including the $500 cash back and $1300 gas guzzler tax.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-24-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,609
Posted By chain777
What other mods do you have? 0-100 in less than...

What other mods do you have? 0-100 in less than 8 seconds is crazy fast. ZL1 does it in the high 8's, sub 8's are GT500 numbers.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-22-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,086
Posted By chain777
These "ring" runs (they should call them "ringer"...

These "ring" runs (they should call them "ringer" runs), should be taken with a grain of salt.

http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/nismo-ring-gt-r-not-so-fast/
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-17-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,165
Posted By chain777
I would imagine that it's done for safety...

I would imagine that it's done for safety reasons; to make the directional signal stand out more with out the distraction of the extra lights.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-17-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 18,656
Posted By chain777
These threads can be fun if taken lightly and...

These threads can be fun if taken lightly and with good intentions, but some will always see them as an attack, and then all hell breaks loose.

To those, you really need to read the quote above,...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-13-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,301
Posted By chain777
The ZR1 has supercar performance, but not...

The ZR1 has supercar performance, but not exclusivity. The fact you can buy base model Corvette for half the price is the main problem. Supercars don't have cheap base models.

The Ford GT...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-13-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,372
Posted By chain777
Besides your theory being debunked in the post by...

Besides your theory being debunked in the post by shaffe, it doesn't have anything to do with the price of the vehicles, it's about giving loans to people who are more likely to default because of...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-10-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,188
Posted By chain777
But an apples to apples comparison of a 2.0T ATS...

But an apples to apples comparison of a 2.0T ATS to a 2.0T CTS is 9 grand, or 25%. That's a big difference.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-06-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,367
Posted By chain777
Or a 60's fastback Mustang. ...

Or a 60's fastback Mustang.

http://image.mustangmonthly.com/f/featuredvehicles/mump_1005_1966_ford_mustang_fastback/28768654/mump_1005_04_o%2B1966_ford_mustang_fastback%2Bback_view.jpg
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-06-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,202
Posted By chain777
I had no idea their lending arm, GM Financial,...

I had no idea their lending arm, GM Financial, was going down this slippery slope. You'd think they would learn from the past, but apparently not.

This snippet from the article linked above says...
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