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Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics Yesterday, 10:42 PM
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Posted By brt3
This is going to be interesting...

This is going to be interesting...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics Yesterday, 02:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,180
Posted By brt3
I think more people bought Ford GTs and locked...

I think more people bought Ford GTs and locked them away than almost any other car I've seen. I realize the Z/28 isn't comparable at half the MSRP (far less than half if inflation-adjusted), and I...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics Yesterday, 01:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,180
Posted By brt3
Because there are penalties if GM doesn't meet...

Because there are penalties if GM doesn't meet the Corporate Average Fuel Economy rules. Essentially this won't be much of an issue with the Z/28, since the number of units build will be tiny. GM...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics Yesterday, 01:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,180
Posted By brt3
This is 100% correct. I have seen this before,...

This is 100% correct. I have seen this before, and it's typical for the "latest, hottest, best reviewed" cars. People who can afford anything have to have it. Then they begin to realize that it...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics Yesterday, 10:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,180
Posted By brt3
One question: how is this any different than...

One question: how is this any different than what's been said from the beginning? Back in October AutoWeek said, "Production is slated to begin during the first quarter of 2014, with sales beginning...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics Yesterday, 09:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,180
Posted By brt3
Seems like the biggest limiting factor might be...

Seems like the biggest limiting factor might be engine supply?
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-21-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,196
Posted By brt3
Wonder how I missed that? Thanks...

Wonder how I missed that? Thanks...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-21-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,196
Posted By brt3
Let's say for now that the splitter costs a...

Let's say for now that the splitter costs a grand. Though not cheap by any measure, that's still not a ton of money when you look at what the Rest of The World charges for very well-designed and...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-21-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,196
Posted By brt3
If the wickerbill is $325, I think it's safe to...

If the wickerbill is $325, I think it's safe to say the splitter will be at least double that...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-21-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 137
Sticky: Z/28 Reviews
Views: 13,298
Posted By brt3
PDF copy of Z/28 Parts List added to first post;...

PDF copy of Z/28 Parts List added to first post; thanks to RadRace19 for posting this info in his sticky thread!
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-21-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 622
Posted By brt3
Trouble is, COTA makes it awfully hard for HPDE...

Trouble is, COTA makes it awfully hard for HPDE events. They had a "VIP Track Day" on March 28th that originally cost $2,500 for what they estimated at 3 hours of track time. They discounted that...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-21-2014, 01:53 PM
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Views: 622
Posted By brt3
Gotcha; typical online misunderstanding... ...

Gotcha; typical online misunderstanding... :facepalm:

I'll be interested to see how this works out. I'm back and forth between NorCal and Austin. When in NorCal, I'm close enough to Sears Point...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-21-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 622
Posted By brt3
That's correct; as part of the weight saving they...

That's correct; as part of the weight saving they deleted the fold feature. I'm hoping to remove the seat padding completely, as I'll never use the seats. That might help with the wheel/tire...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-20-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 622
Posted By brt3
Sorry; which part of the question is stupid? ...

Sorry; which part of the question is stupid?

I suspect that a set of wheels/tires will fit in the rear of the Z/28, though I haven't yet tried this. In my old car, which had equivalent rears...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-20-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By brt3
Buying my 2014 at M$RP...

Buying my 2014 at M$RP...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-20-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,416
Posted By brt3
Thanks for the input; I couldn't agree more. ...

Thanks for the input; I couldn't agree more. Both Forgeline and Finspeed are known for producing light wheels that are very strong, and which hold up well to the severe use scenario of track duty. ...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-20-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 622
Posted By brt3
I think the Mark Stielow quote was about the...

I think the Mark Stielow quote was about the bushings being 80% stiffer throughout the car? Not sure about the overall difference in compliance, as the reduction in unsprung weight does help improve...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-20-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By brt3
One thing I would like to know is this. Every...

One thing I would like to know is this. Every time I've driven cars with carbon-ceramic brakes, I am blown away. They are phenomenally good on track, and I love driving cars with this option.

As...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-19-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,196
Posted By brt3
– SIA – Wicker Bill Spoiler (late availability) ...

– SIA – Wicker Bill Spoiler (late availability)

Anyone know just how late?
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-19-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,122
Posted By brt3
Agreed; I was surprised by that as well...

Agreed; I was surprised by that as well...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-19-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By brt3
This was pulled from the PopMech iPad app. ...

This was pulled from the PopMech iPad app. Because it's interactive, you can only pull up a description of one section at a time. So, here's a composite diagram, with all three (A, B, C) sections:...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-18-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By brt3
On the Jalopnik Q&A with Mark Stielow, he...

On the Jalopnik Q&A with Mark Stielow, he addresses that question:

Travis Okulski
Seeing how the Z/28 is focused on track days, was a roll bar or semi cage considered even as an optional extra?
...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-18-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,242
Posted By brt3
IMHO we should all realize that: 1. ...

IMHO we should all realize that:

1. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery
2. No matter what, people will always try to make a base car look like a more expensive car. Even the P-car guys...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-18-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 137
Sticky: Z/28 Reviews
Views: 13,298
Posted By brt3
Popular Mechanics: One-Track Pony ...

Popular Mechanics: One-Track Pony

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Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-18-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By brt3
Popular Mechanics Test: One-Track Pony

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7387/13919379074_1c13a5ba52_b.jpg

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3750/13919380594_da62863ff0_b.jpg
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Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-17-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By brt3
I think those reviews are referencing Canadian...

I think those reviews are referencing Canadian pricing?
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-17-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By brt3
That can be common if you travel to an event...

That can be common if you travel to an event where they provide helmets -- in that case its a sanitary issue, not a safety one.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-17-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By brt3
I think reviewers need to post their shoe size. ...

I think reviewers need to post their shoe size. Seriously, how else can there be this much discrepancy over this, unless one guy's a size 9 and the other's a 14?

:der:
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-17-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,196
Posted By brt3
Speed bumps will be no big issue unless they're...

Speed bumps will be no big issue unless they're insanely large. The biggest issue is always approach angles at entry/exit points. My favorite ClearBra installer has a very deceptive entry that...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-17-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,196
Posted By brt3
Thanks for posting this; I've added this in PDF...

Thanks for posting this; I've added this in PDF form to the Z/28 Reviews Sticky. The PDFs are at the bottom of the first post LOCATED HERE...
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