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Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-15-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,018
Posted By Col. Brain
I have come across the 500 for '14 a few places...

I have come across the 500 for '14 a few places and reasons so that the Z/28 can be raced legally.

For '15 i have seen 1500 to 2500. I think 1500 is the plan but if demand is there i dont see why...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-15-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 869
Posted By Col. Brain
the internet is full of stupid (and 12 year olds...

the internet is full of stupid (and 12 year olds who cant drive anyway but have their favorite forza/gran turismo cars)

Its always "wait until" Im sure Ford will have something for this Z/28. In...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-11-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,242
Posted By Col. Brain
I think the Ford GT's value is going up because...

I think the Ford GT's value is going up because people began to realize there was not going to be another one.

If GM stays on this track with the new Z/28 of NA 500hp etc for gen 6 - i can see...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-11-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,056
Posted By Col. Brain
i hope it sits until 2016 and the C6 Z is...

i hope it sits until 2016 and the C6 Z is released


wishful thinking



My company has to deal with distributors who do this and they cost us plenty of business when they get an...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-04-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,569
Posted By Col. Brain
I am old school hot rodder! I can't leave...

I am old school hot rodder! I can't leave anything alone (well been pretty good to my wife's car)

I get what you are saying. You are the type of guy that probably lights the warranty on fire. ...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-04-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,569
Posted By Col. Brain
at 400+lbs more weight - the ZL1 needs more than...

at 400+lbs more weight - the ZL1 needs more than a good set of tires

it needs a diet
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-04-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,058
Posted By Col. Brain
yeah it was originally the ZL1

yeah it was originally the ZL1
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-04-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,058
Posted By Col. Brain
The LT1 is about half step behind the LS7 stock...

The LT1 is about half step behind the LS7 stock and now that the aftermarket has got their hands on it - we are seeing similar power for the same modifications.

I also believe there will be a ZR1...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 04-01-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 645
Posted By Col. Brain
isnt that is a lot of psi for a slick?

isnt that is a lot of psi for a slick?
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-01-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,306
Posted By Col. Brain
i think he wants to swap wheels/tires at the track

i think he wants to swap wheels/tires at the track
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-01-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,199
Posted By Col. Brain
:thumb: That is good advice. It is a brand...

:thumb:

That is good advice. It is a brand new car built for the track. You will probably get plenty of seat time in the car before anything major starts to happen.


From my opinion - i...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-31-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By Col. Brain
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/sum-760002/overv...

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/sum-760002/overview/


They are cheap

They lock the front brakes while you heat up the rears

Can do it with a button or switch. Plenty out there.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-31-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,199
Posted By Col. Brain
that article is pretty much what the corvette...

that article is pretty much what the corvette forum has been saying for awhile now

I have posted about them before but Trick Flow Specialties is releasing a new Gen X LS7 head (well for big bore...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-31-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By Col. Brain
The Porsche drivers are converting ...

The Porsche drivers are converting

:welcome:


I drove a 1LE and for a stock car was pretty darn impressive to me. But i experience is limited - honda, vw, audi, bmw, mustang svt (03) I also...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-29-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,242
Posted By Col. Brain
the people wanted their Z28 :der: i...

the people wanted their Z28


:der:

i think this Z is pretty damn sweet and really the first camaro to catch my attention from the 5th gen (outside the copo)
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-29-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,151
Posted By Col. Brain
So far I could see GM giving the Corvette...

So far

I could see GM giving the Corvette team the type of opening the Z/28 team had with the ZR1

build a world beater at the end of the C7's life no punches pulled etc


The Z06 will be one...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 03-28-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 48,319
Posted By Col. Brain
look at the Evos or SRT4s. Little 4 cylinders...

look at the Evos or SRT4s. Little 4 cylinders that laugh at 400hp when the boost is turned up

If the Gen 6 Camaro comes with a turbo 4 - it will probably come with 300hp. And if you get on it...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-28-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,151
Posted By Col. Brain
explain because i know Katech has a cam or...

explain

because i know Katech has a cam or two that they use for road race cars that make about 520whp.

The Z/28 dynod at 426

Where would the problem be at? Katech had their hands in...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-28-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By Col. Brain
maybe check ls1tech.com or even the corvette...

maybe check ls1tech.com or even the corvette forums for a performance shop that knows vettes/camaros and LS engines

i do not know off hand
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-27-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By Col. Brain
First I have nothing against German cars. I...

First I have nothing against German cars. I worked as a mechanic while in college so I had a chance to work on a variety of things. Like you said they all find different ways to solve a problem. ...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-27-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By Col. Brain
i did this got to about page 4 and had...

i did this

got to about page 4 and had enough

Coming from German cars (VW, Audi, and BMW) - those cars are pieces of shit.

I have worked on plenty over the last 17 years
Seems like...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-27-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Col. Brain
there is one listed on autotrader down in...

there is one listed on autotrader down in Mississippi

deposit has been made - guy is overseas in Iraq or wherever (dont remember just saw it this morning)

Just search 2014 Z28 it will show up
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-27-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By Col. Brain
3000 cars huh? This makes me happy

3000 cars huh?

This makes me happy
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-27-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,162
Posted By Col. Brain
the Z07 could be had for a hair under 100 ...

the Z07 could be had for a hair under 100

Still that is almost 25k over the sticker of the Z/28

I also think dealers will be sitting on Z/28s if they mark them up too high

At 75k i am...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-26-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,983
Posted By Col. Brain
that i did not know Probably because of the...

that i did not know

Probably because of the big import movement going on then. People wanted Civic Si's and SRT4s (2002) and WRX's (2001) etc.
So those V6s were really in a bad spot. The "in"...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-26-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,983
Posted By Col. Brain
The V6 models make these cars. Same with the...

The V6 models make these cars. Same with the Mustang. V6s always dominate the sales.
You can argue that the V6 versions pay for the Z/28 to be what it is.

Very few want to pay for the...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-26-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,151
Posted By Col. Brain
too bad someone could not have swapped a little...

too bad someone could not have swapped a little cam in the Z/28 and let it loose again


close to 100hp is being left on the table by GM (although this is emissions)
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-26-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,151
Posted By Col. Brain
this is exactly what GM wanted. Their...

this is exactly what GM wanted. Their performance 4 seater car running with the world beaters.

I also thought i guessed high 7:20s for the ring in the "guess the ring time" thread 7:25 - nuts
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-25-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,983
Posted By Col. Brain
I thought the 4th gen LS1 Camaro SS did a lot of...

I thought the 4th gen LS1 Camaro SS did a lot of that.

I was in high school and that was a highly sought after car for the gear heads. Little nitrous and a cam you could run down 11 second big...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-25-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,242
Posted By Col. Brain
I said it a few times before People just...

I said it a few times before

People just wanted the Z28 badge on their V8 Camaro.

If this Z/28 was the 1LE would it matter to you who is actually buying it? Doubt it

This is the only thing...
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