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Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 01-01-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,621
Posted By Padre
From my research, Maggie is the best if you want...

From my research, Maggie is the best if you want to keep it as a daily driver. It will have plenty of power and in many ways is better than the Whipple. Better intake air cooling, efficiency, and...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 01-01-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,621
Posted By Padre
That's why I sold my Gen5 SS : a low 10-second...

That's why I sold my Gen5 SS : a low 10-second car with a roll cage was pretty useless on the street.

If you supercharge, stick with what the Magnuson offers: up to 550. If not, you'd be pretty...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launching Discussion 01-01-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,144
Posted By Padre
Yeah, I used to race in El Paso, 4100ft. Drove...

Yeah, I used to race in El Paso, 4100ft. Drove as far as Carlsbad CA or San Antonio looking for better times.

I even tried Bristol one (living in GA) because they had a midweek TnT. Not a bad...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launching Discussion 12-23-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 33,238
Posted By Padre
Nice Sixty! :clap: Padre

Nice Sixty! :clap:

Padre
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-22-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,305
Posted By Padre
But he did sleep at a Holiday Inn last night....

But he did sleep at a Holiday Inn last night. :biggrin:

Seriously, though, I imagine Al surrounds himself with very smart people and was not expressing just his personal opinion. Considering the...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-22-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,799
Posted By Padre
A8 Gen6, stock, TSloper: ...

A8 Gen6, stock, TSloper:

http://www.camaro6.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=777826&d=1456763752

A8 Gen6, stock, Jannetty:
...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 12-21-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,919
Posted By Padre
840300 Padre

840300

Padre
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-21-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,799
Posted By Padre
OK, here's the best info I can find: ...

OK, here's the best info I can find:



So, M6 and A8 have same AFM hardware and lifters.

However, it is only "active" on the A8. So I'm thinking there's something in that activation that...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-21-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,799
Posted By Padre
Could it be AFM related? Lifters, all that? ...

Could it be AFM related? Lifters, all that?

Padre
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-21-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,225
Posted By Padre
Line lock. Oh, and congrats on being a...

Line lock.

Oh, and congrats on being a sponsor. :)

Padre
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-20-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,305
Posted By Padre
This is how I broke mine in. 67 miles on the...

This is how I broke mine in. 67 miles on the odo.

dRXEAh7VOkg

:smoking:

Padre
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-19-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,407
Posted By Padre
Again, the screen from the dyno said "WCF" with...

Again, the screen from the dyno said "WCF" with numbers of 409/406.

My understanding is that "WCF" is "weather correction factor", similar to but not the same as SAE.

As I said, the bragging...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-18-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,703
Posted By Padre
Nice review. I've got a 2007 Z4 Coupe that I...

Nice review. I've got a 2007 Z4 Coupe that I love and don't want to part with. But I put it in storage once I picked up my 2016 2SS. A different driving experience to be sure, but like you say,...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-17-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,407
Posted By Padre
Looks like those are uncorrected numbers. On the...

Looks like those are uncorrected numbers. On the screen if had "with WCF" as 409/406. WCF is weather correction factor, similar to SAE correction.

Padre
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-15-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,058
Posted By Padre
Google, of course, but now I know what I want for...

Google, of course, but now I know what I want for next Halloween. :biggrin:

Padre
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-15-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,058
Posted By Padre
:lol: For that, you need some contrast: ...

:lol: For that, you need some contrast:

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/d6/5f/ef/d65fefa7a9f970106349a084df6cc3de.jpg

Padre
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 12-15-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,919
Posted By Padre
Save some cash on Christmas decorations: ...

Save some cash on Christmas decorations:

839096

Padre
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 12-15-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,919
Posted By Padre
My favorite GIF: 839095 Padre

My favorite GIF:

839095

Padre
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 12-15-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,919
Posted By Padre
City Of Chicago Working Around Clock To Clear 18...

City Of Chicago Working Around Clock To Clear 18 Inches Of Bullet Casings From Streets (http://www.theonion.com/article/city-chicago-working-around-clock-clear-18-inches--54833)
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 12-15-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,919
Posted By Padre
The hazards of autocorrect: 839094 Padre

The hazards of autocorrect:

839094

Padre
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-15-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,058
Posted By Padre
Some inspiration: a Zoot Suit! ...

Some inspiration: a Zoot Suit!

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/21/98388489_7a2fe6e11e.jpg

Padre :lol:
Forum: Dragstrip and Launching Discussion 12-15-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,144
Posted By Padre
I don't know if anyone is advocating that. I...

I don't know if anyone is advocating that. I certainly am not. Like a dyno, knowing DA is a tool. Knowledge is good. But the timeslip is the only thing that determines "records".

On the Gen5...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 12-14-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,919
Posted By Padre
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Forum: Off-topic Discussions 12-14-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,919
Posted By Padre
I've always loved this picture. 838931 ...

I've always loved this picture.

838931

Padre
Forum: Dragstrip and Launching Discussion 12-14-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,144
Posted By Padre
Realistically, dew point. I've been at the track...

Realistically, dew point. I've been at the track on great nights, but once the dew point gets too high, the track turns to ice.

Padre
Forum: Dragstrip and Launching Discussion 12-14-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,144
Posted By Padre
Back in the day (before I supercharged my Gen5),...

Back in the day (before I supercharged my Gen5), I did each mod incrementally, did passes at the track, and logged everything.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2832801&postcount=2
...
Forum: Wheels | Tires -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-12-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,539
Posted By Padre
Here's an easy to use offset calculator: ...

Here's an easy to use offset calculator:

http://www.1010tires.com/Tools/Wheel-Offset-Calculator#

They also have one for tires.

Padre
Forum: Dragstrip and Launching Discussion 12-12-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,094
Posted By Padre
You even got the rears to wrinkle! :confused0068:...

You even got the rears to wrinkle! :confused0068:

No wonder your rear end is begging for mercy. :respekt:

Padre
Forum: Dragstrip and Launching Discussion 12-12-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 33,238
Posted By Padre
Hehe. I think we need a list for us country...

Hehe. I think we need a list for us country bumkins who race at the old school 1/8th mile tracks with grass growing through the cracks in the pavement, and not those fancy-spancy modern 1/4 mile...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launching Discussion 12-12-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 33,238
Posted By Padre
Yeah, but you were running the 1/4, not the...

Yeah, but you were running the 1/4, not the 1/8th. ;)

Padre
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