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Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross Today, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Norm Peterson
Can you add a couple of oval-head sheetmetal...

Can you add a couple of oval-head sheetmetal screws?


When I first read the title I thought you got a warning from the track or the organizers.


Norm
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 11:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 906
Posted By Norm Peterson
Home is different because that's a closed system...

Home is different because that's a closed system (save for a little make-up air to cover for the house being less than perfectly tight).

Your car with the fan off is much more like what your...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 10:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,433
Posted By Norm Peterson
Spending less time in the 'vs' sections will...

Spending less time in the 'vs' sections will probably go a long way toward that goal. Almost by definition, 'vs' invites argument.


Norm
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross Yesterday, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Norm Peterson
Nice, thanks. Guys, you should be able to...

Nice, thanks.

Guys, you should be able to estimate how much to grind from the center to center distance between the upper and lower holes and using a little trig. They're pretty close together, so...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 07:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 906
Posted By Norm Peterson
I strongly doubt it's as all or nothing as that. ...

I strongly doubt it's as all or nothing as that. More likely it's something that for some other reason is more noticeable in some cars than others. It's much worse in my wife's Subie than it is in...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-17-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,433
Posted By Norm Peterson
Go to quote the post that claims to have a video...

Go to quote the post that claims to have a video link. Then copy the text after the"v=" in the video link but before any"&" character. Go to Youtube in a new tab and paste what you copied into...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-17-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 906
Posted By Norm Peterson
My guess is that the vents are not shut in order...

My guess is that the vents are not shut in order provide at least a little cabin fresh air ventilation when the car is moving. Otherwise humidity levels inside could rise and the windows become more...
Forum: Ask AL 04-17-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,961
Posted By Norm Peterson
sometimes, not even in today's instant-access...

sometimes, not even in today's instant-access world.


Norm
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-16-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 5,982
Posted By Norm Peterson
Hacking doesn't concern me anywhere near as much...

Hacking doesn't concern me anywhere near as much as things like cloud server loss of power, in-car computer problems, and sensors going inop. Never mind how well (or not) these systems will tolerate...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-16-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 5,982
Posted By Norm Peterson
Aren't there some privacy concerns involved here?...

Aren't there some privacy concerns involved here? How would the use of V2V for speed enforcement fit within established legal opinions regarding due process and unreasonable search/seizure?
...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-16-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,540
Posted By Norm Peterson
Congrats. By being a member of Camaro6, you...

Congrats.

By being a member of Camaro6, you also got membership in Corvette7 (and Camaro5). The Forum Jump feature at the bottom right can bring you directly back and forth among all three.
...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-15-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 5,982
Posted By Norm Peterson
Understand that in-car navigation (via any...

Understand that in-car navigation (via any device) is completely outside my experience. Didn't start out driving with it available, don't have much use for it now.


Norm
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-15-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 5,982
Posted By Norm Peterson
Red was suggesting "People that are endorsing...

Red was suggesting "People that are endorsing these vehicles are just asking you to look at this objectively", and your earlier post was convenient evidence to the contrary. That's it, nothing else....
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-15-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,540
Posted By Norm Peterson
Even 580 vs the 1LE's 455 might not carry...

Even 580 vs the 1LE's 455 might not carry "priority status".


Norm
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-14-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,422
Posted By Norm Peterson
I may not be the only person here who does not do...

I may not be the only person here who does not do the book-face thing . . .


Norm
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-14-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 5,982
Posted By Norm Peterson
The following ↓↓↓ is objectively stated? I sure...

The following ↓↓↓ is objectively stated? I sure can't read it that way - "no matter what . . ." is a pretty absolute and uncompromising attitude, and it certainly does imply that there are those who...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-14-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,422
Posted By Norm Peterson
Try uploading those pictures directly from your...

Try uploading those pictures directly from your computer as attachments. Pee-bucket is doing its usual thing again.


Norm
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-13-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 5,982
Posted By Norm Peterson
Let me turn that around . . . there isn't...

Let me turn that around . . . there isn't anything so technically or physically difficult about driving that would prevent most people from being better than whatever we're assuming is 'average'.

...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-13-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 5,982
Posted By Norm Peterson
It's not without basis. I'm also quite certain...

It's not without basis. I'm also quite certain that my wife can make the same claims about not getting into either ABS or stability control that I do.


As soon as I read that I was immediately...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-12-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 5,982
Posted By Norm Peterson
That is, in fact, true. Whether you care to...

That is, in fact, true. Whether you care to believe it or not.

When there is nothing to report where any of these technologies have done me any good when I had any of them available, that is the...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-12-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By Norm Peterson
Different tires can have different breakaway...

Different tires can have different breakaway characteristics, different limits, different rates of achieving optimum temperature, even a different mix between cornering and acceleration/braking...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-12-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,422
Posted By Norm Peterson
You'd expect the lookup maps to change, but the...

You'd expect the lookup maps to change, but the algorithms that run with the looked-up values would remain the same.


Norm
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-12-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By Norm Peterson
Does the entity putting on your track days have...

Does the entity putting on your track days have any tech sheet requirements other than "no cord showing"? I'm assuming that there's no need to consider the possibility of your next track day being...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-11-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 5,982
Posted By Norm Peterson
Well, it was a true story with the documentation...

Well, it was a true story with the documentation to prove it . . . but you're mistaking my intent. What I am saying was that the situation was well within what I can cope with even in the absence of...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-11-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 5,982
Posted By Norm Peterson
On the other hand, there are people like Jim...

On the other hand, there are people like Jim Hackett (who is apparently trying to re-imagine Ford as a "mobility company" ahead of the others). Which in end form sounds like anything but fun.
...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-11-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By Norm Peterson
So the torque converter unlocks at least under...

So the torque converter unlocks at least under some track conditions? Is it always unlocked or only during shifts? I can't tell closely enough from either the sound track (mentally filtering out the...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-11-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By Norm Peterson
Got to say, it didn't sound at all like an...

Got to say, it didn't sound at all like an automatic. Were you paddle-shifting it?


Norm
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-11-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By Norm Peterson
Have to say, it didn't sound at all like an...

Have to say, it didn't sound at all like an automatic. Were you paddle-shifting it?


Norm
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-11-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 5,982
Posted By Norm Peterson
People who don't much like to drive and do so...

People who don't much like to drive and do so only because they have to can't understand where those of us who really do like to drive are coming from. Not truly, so they can't imagine why a solution...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-10-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,320
Posted By Norm Peterson
You keep mentioning this, and it's getting a bit...

You keep mentioning this, and it's getting a bit tiresome. I think you're reading way more emotion into the words people are responding with than was ever intended when they typed them. It's a...
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