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Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-26-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By jessrayo
I used to be a bike guy....and with a few mods on...

I used to be a bike guy....and with a few mods on the ZL1... every time I take it out it is an adventure....it is such a blast to drive. I love my ZL1!
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-26-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 603
Posted By jessrayo
Well the C7 Stingray is my daily driver because...

Well the C7 Stingray is my daily driver because my ZL1 is always in the shop. ... plus my ZL1 is terrifying in the rain on the toyos... I hit some standing water in the road this weekend and knocked...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-26-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By jessrayo
Got a 9" 3.25 going in it now.

Got a 9" 3.25 going in it now.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-26-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By jessrayo
Nice, I still want to run this some day.

Nice, I still want to run this some day.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-25-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,012
Posted By jessrayo
Thanks for the info. I'm supposed to have that...

Thanks for the info. I'm supposed to have that shifter installed the next time I'm running. Just out of curiosity how is the 4 to 5 action, that is where I have been getting hung up...lol.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-25-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 603
Posted By jessrayo
Yeah it looks like I got another 1.5 inches...

Yeah it looks like I got another 1.5 inches today.... The ground is totally saturated and the streets are running like rivers....and it is heading your way! Best hope in the forecast is "scattered"...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-25-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,334
Posted By jessrayo
When you were driving in it the boost was still...

When you were driving in it the boost was still set pretty high but the supercharger was on it. The base wastegate springs I have now are 1200 whp, it goes up from there. That is turned down. ...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 05-25-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,969
Posted By jessrayo
Well I can see I opened a can of worms here. ...

Well I can see I opened a can of worms here. Many have asked what makes me think the Alpha platform is better than the current Mustang. I'm just going to say call it an educated guess.

So how...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-25-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 603
Posted By jessrayo
There is no end to all this rain in sight.... I...

There is no end to all this rain in sight.... I have got 18" in the last 2 weeks.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-24-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,334
Posted By jessrayo
It depends a lot on how the car makes power. Nick...

It depends a lot on how the car makes power. Nick kind of touched on this and really this is one of the reasons I like superchargers so much. If the power is predictable and linear then it is much...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 05-22-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,969
Posted By jessrayo
The Camaro SS and the Shelby GT350 are due on the...

The Camaro SS and the Shelby GT350 are due on the street around the same time. I think most of the automotive world will be quite surprised how well the SS holds up against the GT350. The LT1 will...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 05-22-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By jessrayo
With cam and pulleys I would use ADM. When it...

With cam and pulleys I would use ADM. When it comes to GM V8's Andy is the man. He has some custom camshaft grinds and also uses some of the Brian Tooley spec'd camshafts. ADM will get you the cam...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 05-22-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By jessrayo
This actually made me laugh out loud. They don't...

This actually made me laugh out loud. They don't actually hydroplane that much but because they are so temp sensitive they are not good in the rain, they will always run cold on water and are...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-22-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
Posted By jessrayo
As some of the other guys mentioned, an AWD...

As some of the other guys mentioned, an AWD camaro would more than likely only be available on the 4 and 6 cylinder Camaro packages. Much like the previous Cadillac CTS, The AWD system could not...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-22-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,359
Posted By jessrayo
My favorite is when I knock out a 10 second pass...

My favorite is when I knock out a 10 second pass and I have no back seat and a roll cage and then someone comes and asks me if mine is still stock. I usually just say I've made a couple of upgrades....
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-22-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,534
Posted By jessrayo
I'm wondering if you have run your car in a 1/4...

I'm wondering if you have run your car in a 1/4 mile yet. I have not been this season cause my car is still down but we have had so much rain that you would hard pressed to make pass anywhere local....
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-19-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By jessrayo
The short answer is no. But...It can be wired to...

The short answer is no. But...It can be wired to work. Most of the line locks completely disable the traction control electronics when installed as described by the manufacturer. There is a long...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-18-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,831
Posted By jessrayo
They say the visibility is supposed to be beter. ...

They say the visibility is supposed to be beter.

I think the SS is going to shock the rest of the car world on the road course. They have some good chassis and suspension engineers at GM these...
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 05-17-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By jessrayo
Bump, still have a good ERL block here.

Bump, still have a good ERL block here.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-15-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By jessrayo
Here is a link to the whipple build thread: ...

Here is a link to the whipple build thread:
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=298073

I did a lot of communicating with the cars owner and even considered buying the car at one time. ...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-15-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 928
Posted By jessrayo
I'm on my 5th clutch right now. I don't know...

I'm on my 5th clutch right now. I don't know anyone else that is pushing over 1000whp through a manual transmission and drag racing the 4200 pound car regularly. Especially running the 3.23 rear...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-15-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 964
Posted By jessrayo
I don't know how well you know the tuner but I...

I don't know how well you know the tuner but I would ask if he is going to disable the low octane table or make it a mirror image of the high octane, many do. I would put the gas you plan to run in...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 05-11-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By jessrayo
There really is no advantage to the different rim...

There really is no advantage to the different rim sizes other than shifting more weight toward the rear. If you weigh the tires and rims you will find the rears are heavier than the fronts.

It...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 05-11-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By jessrayo
The drag radials have a soft sidewall designed to...

The drag radials have a soft sidewall designed to absorb the launch of the car at a drag strip. This soft sidewall translates into a squirmy feeling at speed on the street. Lowering the tire...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 05-11-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By jessrayo
I'm not agreeing with the first response. I have...

I'm not agreeing with the first response. I have several sets of rims that do not have pressure sensors. They are all racing rims. They do not affect anything. I get a TPMS warning on start-up,...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-10-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,436
Posted By jessrayo
Welcome to the ZL1 brotherhood! It is a great...

Welcome to the ZL1 brotherhood! It is a great car.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-10-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,368
Posted By jessrayo
I don't know....My ZL1 seems to be the fastest...

I don't know....My ZL1 seems to be the fastest car around most places I take it.

The Gen5 ZL-1 is an amazing car. The stock drivetrain can reliably handle 1000 whp and the chassis can handle it...
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 05-10-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By jessrayo
I'm pretty sure you are correct, Trick Flow 255...

I'm pretty sure you are correct, Trick Flow 255 sounds right. I ordered them right out of the summit racing catalog if that helps....
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 05-10-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By jessrayo
Oh crap... I was thinking you would blow my...

Oh crap... I was thinking you would blow my stingray away if you had better tires on the car....lol. Guess I'll have to come up with some upgrades myself if I want to run with you again next time I...
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 05-05-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By jessrayo
I don't know the exact design of the pistons,...

I don't know the exact design of the pistons, when everything comes out I'll post some pics. The rings will definitely be included. I was thinking I could re-use the studs in my next block.
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