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Forum: ZL1 Discussions 04-30-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,108
Posted By hognutz
Well the zl1 is going to be faster in a strait...

Well the zl1 is going to be faster in a strait line for sure and have a back seat.

the grand sport is a better looking car IMO but not as functional.

IMO if you can live with a GS get the GS...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 04-29-2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 35,389
Posted By hognutz
these cars are kind of apples vs oranges...

these cars are kind of apples vs oranges honestly. hellcat is a fun car but its handling will not be on par at all. it was not near as good as 5th gen zl1.

lots of power for as stock car...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 04-26-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,420
Posted By hognutz
my .02 the 83k price tag of a CTS-V keeps it...

my .02

the 83k price tag of a CTS-V keeps it way off my radar. I must be poor white trash but 60k is a lot for a toy car to me let alone 80k.

if the 2017 Zl1 is 75K or up it won't be on my...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-15-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,404
Posted By hognutz
IMO with prices where they are right now if you...

IMO with prices where they are right now if you goal is mods just buy the Zl1.

a used SS + supercharger kit alone will approach used Zl1 price.


the only reason right now to buy an SS and mod...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-18-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,175
Posted By hognutz
well I got a 120mph in oregon and it was $1170...

well I got a 120mph in oregon and it was $1170 fine and 90 day licence suspension after it was over. IF they just write you for speed in Oregon that is all it is. I mailed in the bail they kepts it...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-18-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,965
Posted By hognutz
Z06 is what I want but with two young daughters...

Z06 is what I want but with two young daughters it is just no to be.


I am stuck between 2017 GT350 and 2017 Z??
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 02-11-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By hognutz
having owned both I would dissagree. the hellcat...

having owned both I would dissagree. the hellcat exhaust is better IMO. the NPP exhaust is just not my taste though. it is livable but not great.

the hellcat has a better growl with less crappy...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 02-11-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,983
Posted By hognutz
it will be close I think. the 1le is manual only...

it will be close I think. the 1le is manual only so an auto zl1 is going to be quicker in a strait line.

In my mind the new 1le should be a tick faster I mean they know the lap times for the zl1...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 02-11-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,555
Posted By hognutz
I would defiantly buy used right now. I sold...

I would defiantly buy used right now. I sold mine for like 40,500 and it was in perfect shape with 13k on it.

people are on to the new coolaid and this car never turned out short term to be...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-27-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,081
Posted By hognutz
to me the 64k question is if the hellcat rolls...

to me the 64k question is if the hellcat rolls with Z06's the heavier camaro may not fare too well.

I am interested to see how this car shakes out. I think it will be an all around better drive...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 12-17-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,057
Posted By hognutz
the looks need to grow on me. So far the...

the looks need to grow on me. So far the perfromance is decent for the price. not a ton of data out there in the handling arena yet that I have seen.

I still factor in looks when I buy a car...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-09-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,554
Posted By hognutz
honestly I never hit it in my zl1. all you have...

honestly I never hit it in my zl1. all you have to do is rev over like 2500 rpms in first gear you will never hit.

I bought the cable but I never installed it. It is really driving style related...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 12-08-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,563
Posted By hognutz
stock vs stock interior gen 6 SS ...

stock vs stock

interior
gen 6 SS

exterior/ looks
I still like the Zl1

Performance
the numbers seem to point to zl1 having a slight edge in some ways but it is not a huge gap.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 11-30-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,364
Posted By hognutz
I think the hellcat might be cheaper but time...

I think the hellcat might be cheaper but time will tell. I paid 59.5k for my 15 so with the price increase that would be like 61k or so.

it is not a track car but it is not as bad as people make...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 11-26-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,948
Posted By hognutz
my favorite part of all the ford vs chevy is the...

my favorite part of all the ford vs chevy is the following.


90% of ford buyers are going to buy the GT350 which is slower than a Z28 but the fact ford makes a car the GT350R that 10% will own...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-25-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,891
Posted By hognutz
completely different production volume. they...

completely different production volume. they made like 15,000 zl1's they will always be around to buy again if you want one.


anybody who actually owned a 69 zl1 would kick themselves for sure.
Forum: Transmissions 11-25-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,610
Posted By hognutz
yeah grab the MT-82 its awesome. his shifted...

yeah grab the MT-82 its awesome. his shifted cleanly at 8000rpm FYI.

like right now if you get passed the fact there is not a 4th gear it is an amazing piece of machinery.

I love when you...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-24-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 19,375
Posted By hognutz
the upside to the NPP is it is kind of tunable. ...

the upside to the NPP is it is kind of tunable. the new versions have the baffles open at idle and then close it down at cruise and such. it can be rewired to close the flap if you go longtubes or...
Forum: Transmissions 11-24-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,610
Posted By hognutz
4 gear twice on my buddies and his a 13. now his...

4 gear twice on my buddies and his a 13. now his car is about 450 to the wheels but to just destroy gears like that at his power level seems odd. if you really read about that transmission there...
Forum: Transmissions 11-24-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,610
Posted By hognutz
yeah time will tell on the TR-3160. right now...

yeah time will tell on the TR-3160. right now every internet expert is trying to use the data to downplay it.

I like real world data. the MT-82 seems to fail more often IMO than tremec's with...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-19-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,906
Posted By hognutz
I don't know if you have seen what they are doing...

I don't know if you have seen what they are doing with the team beefcake centri kits on the 2015+ 5.0's but it crazy. guys with auto's are running like 10.5's at 136 on drag radial.

My jaw hit...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-17-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,906
Posted By hognutz
I think you will need to drive both. looks wise...

I think you will need to drive both. looks wise I like the GT better.

performance wise the SS with mag ride and 8 speed auto will really be leaps and bounds better acceleration and handling I...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-14-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,321
Posted By hognutz
you might try one last run of just list at at 52k...

you might try one last run of just list at at 52k no reserve and see how it goes. or maybe decide if 52k is the absolute bottom try 51.5k or something that is just a steal.

sounds stupid but that...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-14-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,321
Posted By hognutz
yeah craigslist if tough so many scammers /...

yeah craigslist if tough so many scammers / weirdo's.


how did you have your auction set on ebay. when my Zl1 sold I listed it right around dealer trade with no reserve and people just bid. It...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-14-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,321
Posted By hognutz
have you just tried ebay??? I sold my zl1 there...

have you just tried ebay??? I sold my zl1 there but not much over trade in value.


I hate trading in because you have to negotiate two deals basically but when I sold my z06 I sold it for the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-14-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,683
Posted By hognutz
ha ha BS. Mine was #63 of 2013 and nobody...

ha ha BS. Mine was #63 of 2013 and nobody cared.

2012's are worth any more than a 13.


once you go to sell milage and options trump production number.



now I can see serial number 1 of...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 11-11-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,486
Posted By hognutz
the next gen z?? performance wise will destroy...

the next gen z?? performance wise will destroy GT350 easy. it more on how long they take it get it out and the price.

I mean I would pick it up based on the 1 second faster 1/4 mile alone. the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-10-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By hognutz
not to my knowledge. the zl1 has a different...

not to my knowledge. the zl1 has a different diff the than the SS. it is like a 9.8" ring gear and the 1le is like 8.6" ring gear.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-10-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By hognutz
look at his sig he switched to longtubes. when I...

look at his sig he switched to longtubes. when I was looking JBA seemed like the way to go but I ended up doing longtubes as well so don't have a ton of feedback.


best way to add volume for...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-10-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,861
Posted By hognutz
HP = L + G - DL or horsepower = length +...

HP = L + G - DL

or horsepower = length + girth - drivers licence

is one of the oldest equations in math and hard to argue with.
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