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Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 01-29-2015, 06:37 PM
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Views: 417
Posted By VADER SS L99
Mod for mod and assuming all variables equal the...

Mod for mod and assuming all variables equal the Z06 will always be faster. Friend of a friend put his on the scales a while back with about 1/8 of a tank of fuel and it was just a little over...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 01-28-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By VADER SS L99
Might be good for someone who runs out of gear at...

Might be good for someone who runs out of gear at the track and doesn't want to change the gear ratio again. Even then that's alot of rolling weight/resistance.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 01-28-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,768
Posted By VADER SS L99
These sites are just spouting un substantiated...

These sites are just spouting un substantiated rumors to get traffic and hits. Anyone remember the 400lb weight reduction rumor the Mustang was going to get or even ANY weight reduction? What about...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-28-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,692
Posted By VADER SS L99
Exactly what happened to mine. Debris/junk from...

Exactly what happened to mine. Debris/junk from damaged lifter and cam caused a bad rod bearing. Happened almost instantly.
Only if you have a L99. OP has a LS3 which has production LS7 lifters...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 01-28-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 785
Posted By VADER SS L99
LT1 does have one hell of a torque curve. A 6th...

LT1 does have one hell of a torque curve. A 6th gen SS 8L90E/ LT1 with a 3700 lb curb weight is looking pretty promising.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-26-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,272
Posted By VADER SS L99
What's the trap speed and DA of the 1\4 mile...

What's the trap speed and DA of the 1\4 mile times?
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-25-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,316
Posted By VADER SS L99
You guys should look into DashLogic. Looks pretty...

You guys should look into DashLogic. Looks pretty cool and I'm thinking of getting one myself. Can monitor multiple parameters on the DIC and get warning messages and chimes. Like you can set it to...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-25-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,272
Posted By VADER SS L99
Could be in low octane mode from bad gas. Mine...

Could be in low octane mode from bad gas. Mine was like that at first when new until I did a fuse pull with some torco octane booster. If TC light comes on from shutting it off the car should have no...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 01-24-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By VADER SS L99
I have never tried it but what happens if you...

I have never tried it but what happens if you start the burnout in 2nd gear? Good?, bad? Possible?
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 01-24-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,361
Posted By VADER SS L99
TSW Nurbugrigs (not sure on spelling) and...

TSW Nurbugrigs (not sure on spelling) and Interlogos in a 18x8" Front 18x9.5" rear make pretty good drag wheels because of the price, ease of fitment and low weight. Best tire size to use for those...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 01-24-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,159
Posted By VADER SS L99
I think what your seeing there is it takes a...

I think what your seeing there is it takes a different level of skill to reach full potential of each said car. The GTR with its AWD, DCT trans and fantastic launch control can reach full potential...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-22-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,754
Posted By VADER SS L99
Well of course but I'm talking about a 4.0-5.0...

Well of course but I'm talking about a 4.0-5.0 DOHC TiVVVT direct injection twin turbo engine that would have most likely only added some length. I'm sure they could have designed a V8 that was just...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 01-22-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,768
Posted By VADER SS L99
I totally gave you a chance to claim sarcasm...

I totally gave you a chance to claim sarcasm about the Cobra R post earlier so don't try to take that back now.

Anyone comparing the ZR1 against the Ford GT is not being fair on both sides. A)...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 01-22-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,768
Posted By VADER SS L99
YOU MAD BRO?! LOL just Because I bring up some...

YOU MAD BRO?! LOL just Because I bring up some facts and make you foolish doesn't mean you should get all upset. When or where did I BLATANTLY SAY THAT FORD HAD NOTHING TO BEAT GM UP WITH UNTIL NOW?...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 01-22-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,768
Posted By VADER SS L99
I so hope this is a sarcastic post or you were...

I so hope this is a sarcastic post or you were high typing it because otherwise its a huge epic fail on your part.

You actually want to put a car that has only 2 seats, no radio, no ac, only 300...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-21-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,754
Posted By VADER SS L99
That's all well and good but my point is the car...

That's all well and good but my point is the car could have been even faster and more powerful with a twin turbo V8 and the production car misses out because of what they are trying to accomplish...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 01-21-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,159
Posted By VADER SS L99
I don't see why a properly camed and tuned AUTO...

I don't see why a properly camed and tuned AUTO with a proper stall and proper tires would have any problem with a bone stock 09 GTR. The OP has a manual so its a little more of a challenge. I don't...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 01-21-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,768
Posted By VADER SS L99
I guess you missed my post entirely. It doesn't...

I guess you missed my post entirely. It doesn't matter when a completely new generation car beats a old generation car that is OUT OF PRODUCTION. It SHOULD and is EXPECTED to beat the competitions...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 01-20-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,159
Posted By VADER SS L99
Need slicks, full rear suspension, axles, clutch...

Need slicks, full rear suspension, axles, clutch and driver mod from a dig. If you don't have at least some DR's I wouldn't even waste my time from a dig. From a roll I bet about 470RWHP would get it...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 01-20-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,768
Posted By VADER SS L99
Why would any Z28 fan be scared. The GT350R is...

Why would any Z28 fan be scared. The GT350R is NOT the 5th gen Z28's direct competition. The GT350R is coming years after the Z28. They won't even be in production at the same time. I would...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-18-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,754
Posted By VADER SS L99
Other than sound I could care less if this car or...

Other than sound I could care less if this car or any car for that matter including mine has less than 8 cylinders. Power potential is what i care about. The reason I said potential customers are...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-17-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,754
Posted By VADER SS L99
I would have preferred it have close or more than...

I would have preferred it have close or more than 700 HP. I also don't like how the plastic part of the front lip goes up the grill but otherwise it looks and sounds cool. Someone mentioned they used...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 01-17-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By VADER SS L99
A 29" 325\40R18 would be nice.

A 29" 325\40R18 would be nice.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 01-17-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By VADER SS L99
I put a poly mount in my 4th gen once. Took it...

I put a poly mount in my 4th gen once. Took it out almost imediatly. The NVH was beyond bad for me. A solid mount would have been even worse. If you are in a auto I doubt you will get a mount problem...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 01-15-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By VADER SS L99
I personally wouldn't trust the weight or speed...

I personally wouldn't trust the weight or speed rating of those tires on a SS let alone a heavier ZL1 but that's just my opinion.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 01-11-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,395
Posted By VADER SS L99
Yeah, in my world and many others AWD and DCT...

Yeah, in my world and many others AWD and DCT would be a failure. The AWD would move the weight up even more than it already is plus add cost. Neither would be good for me. Using a super sticky tire...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 01-09-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,395
Posted By VADER SS L99
I'm not even going to consider 1 unless it comes...

I'm not even going to consider 1 unless it comes in less than 3750lbs curb weight with a 450HP Lt1 and 8L90E trans. I would also consider it a epic fail on GM's part if the car doesn't lose more than...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 01-07-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 881
Posted By VADER SS L99
So a remanufactured 6L90E is around $3k. I wonder...

So a remanufactured 6L90E is around $3k. I wonder what the overall cost would be after selling a perfectly fine 6L80E. Might be a good option for the OP and those who are not going above 650RWHP....
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 01-06-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By VADER SS L99
Ls2 vette and 5th gen SS is not a drivers race...

Ls2 vette and 5th gen SS is not a drivers race when stock. I consider drivers race within .1-.2 tenths and 1-2mph in the 1\4. Yes i understand that many have beaten a ls2 Vette but that doesnt mean...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-04-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,985
Posted By VADER SS L99
This just goes to show you how the term...

This just goes to show you how the term driveability means very different things to many different people. That's not to say the cam of the OP couldn't be made to be more drive able but it just...
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