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Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 03-13-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 50,510
Posted By Krieger
Both engines have their pros/cons, but we're at...

Both engines have their pros/cons, but we're at the end of an era and its time to face the facts. The LS3 and 5.0 are both obsolete designs.

We're an energy breakthrough away from electric...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 02-23-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 57,642
Posted By Krieger
Not exactly: ...

Not exactly:
http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1034017_2010-chevrolet-camaro-earns-four-star-safety-crash-test-rating

I really like driving the fifth gens, but backing out of a parking space and...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-03-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,606
Posted By Krieger
Competition is great, complacency isn't. I'm...

Competition is great, complacency isn't. I'm looking forward to the sixth generation Camaro, but Camaro needs to be its own platform that other models share.

First Holden and now Cadillac, the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-24-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 42,762
Posted By Krieger
Not that it matters, but let's be accurate: ...

Not that it matters, but let's be accurate:
http://www.svtperformance.com/forums/showthread.php?990927-GT500-Production-numbers
Ford Shelby GT500 Production Numbers
2007: 10847
2008: 8583
2009:...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 12-03-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 21,980
Posted By Krieger
3. Some people just like cars. Sonic,...

3. Some people just like cars.

Sonic, Equinox, and a GT500 in my driveway.
Camaro, Firebird, Corvette in my past/future.

I buy American and enjoy our freedom.

As amusing as some of the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-30-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,192
Posted By Krieger
Fact is modded = sky's the limit for either car...

Fact is modded = sky's the limit for either car only limits being cash and physics.

Argument from the Ford camp would be $1500 in simple mods: Intake, Throttle Body, and Tune = 700RWHP from a...
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers Discussions 06-26-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 50,150
Posted By Krieger
Nope the '13-'14 GT500 Recaro seats are manual...

Nope the '13-'14 GT500 Recaro seats are manual and not heated/cooled which for $400 more in the Camaro is a pretty good deal.
Although the stock '14 GT500 seats are heated & powered, but they're not...
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers Discussions 06-25-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 50,150
Posted By Krieger
Those Recaro's cost $400 more than what I paid...

Those Recaro's cost $400 more than what I paid for them in my '13 GT500.

http://images.gtcarlot.com/pictures/70581644.jpg
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-21-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,797
Posted By Krieger
Some very gifted times being able to choose...

Some very gifted times being able to choose between a ZL1/GT500/Challenger srt/hellcat its hard to pick. I wish I could have all 3 (and I just might one day), but if I had picked Camaro it would have...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-28-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,709
Posted By Krieger
http://www.crateenginedepot.com ...

http://www.crateenginedepot.com
LS3----------$6,286.76
CTS-V LSA---$11,243.00
ZZ572--------$13,723.00
LS7-----------$13,780.50
Real ZL1 427---$19,499.00
LS9------------$20,885.50
These are...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-27-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 93,584
Posted By Krieger
Weight "To optimize the track performance of...

Weight
"To optimize the track performance of the Camaro Z/28, the engineering team subjected it to an intensive lightweighting program, saving 100 pounds (45 kilograms) compared to the naturally...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-26-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 182,641
Posted By Krieger
The rear from what little you could tell looks...

The rear from what little you could tell looks like the biggest departure from the 67-69 years.

My idea of using the 69 tail lights doesn't seem so bad now....
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-26-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 182,641
Posted By Krieger
Maybe we're getting VTEC? ...

Maybe we're getting VTEC?

http://s1.aecdn.com/images/gallery/HONDAPrelude-3093_7.jpg
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-26-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 182,641
Posted By Krieger
The changes if confirmed are loosing the 67-69...

The changes if confirmed are loosing the 67-69 Camaro influence and that's bad.
Also if the only "performance" change is a heat extractor and spoiler then they really don't get it.

Minimum bump...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-20-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 73,848
Posted By Krieger
I have fond memories of a Camaro with a chrome...

I have fond memories of a Camaro with a chrome strip around the nose (my 71 Camaro).

http://image.hotrod.com/f/8903583%2Bw750%2Bst0/349large%2B1970_chevrolet_camaro%2Bfront_view.jpg...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-15-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,817
Posted By Krieger
Interesting Article: ...

Interesting Article:
http://www.torquenews.com/1083/which-better-sports-car-2013-chevy-camaro-zl-1-or-2014-chevrolet-corvette-stingray

"Overall this matchup is very close. If you are going to the...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 03-09-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,659
Posted By Krieger
No I'm not comparing them at all just having fun....

No I'm not comparing them at all just having fun. ATI has made some pretty good stuff and was very popular on the LS1 with people seeing 550rwhp regularly especially one black Trans-Am in the tens on...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 03-08-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,659
Posted By Krieger
They've pushed roll out for Camaro/Mustang 3...

They've pushed roll out for Camaro/Mustang 3 times now.

In the meantime someone could play with this (a real electric supercharger):
http://www.cpowert.com/Products/COBRA-Proof-of-Concept-Machine...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 03-07-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,415
Posted By Krieger
Since nobody mentioned it and it can be very...

Since nobody mentioned it and it can be very important to some (people in California).
Most of the Roots/Twin Screw kits have a C.A.R.B./E.O. number (50 state smog legal) where the Centrifugal kits...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 02-15-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,948
Posted By Krieger
Thank you for this most excellent reply and to...

Thank you for this most excellent reply and to the OP for taking the time to reflect on this kit.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 02-14-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,948
Posted By Krieger
The smaller 2.3L TVS makes max boost idle to 4000...

The smaller 2.3L TVS makes max boost idle to 4000 as I understand it vs. a 2.9L Whipple making less boost in the same RPM range.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 02-14-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,948
Posted By Krieger
If these kits (SLP & Edelbrock) are starved for...

If these kits (SLP & Edelbrock) are starved for fuel how can these manufacturers sell them this way and even offer a warranty?

Would the following be correct with this system?
New SLP TVS2300 ...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 01-31-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,961
Posted By Krieger
Correct The term "Heat Soak" is often...

Correct

The term "Heat Soak" is often applied to many different things in the automotive world including Turbos/Superchargers/Trans/Diff/Engine. Typically when the thermal dissipation rate of a...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 01-28-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,781
Posted By Krieger
If this works, is reliable, and affordable it...

If this works, is reliable, and affordable it will be a game changer.

Programmable ratio supercharger
http://www.procharger.com/i-1supercharger.shtml

"The patented programmable i-1 design...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 01-22-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,890
Posted By Krieger
The displacement choice is important as rotor...

The displacement choice is important as rotor speed vs. engine size affects boost produced. Compressor should be sized appropriately for its given application as over spinning a compressor results in...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 01-21-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,201
Posted By Krieger
**WARNING: WALL OF TEXT** We all want more...

**WARNING: WALL OF TEXT**
We all want more power and pushing more air/fuel certainly does that, but compressing air generates heat, puts extra stress on the entire drive-train, and adds extra...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-03-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By Krieger
Hard to imagine this car as a lemon, but it...

Hard to imagine this car as a lemon, but it happens to all cars.

Basically in California as I recall:

30 Days cumulative shop time within the first 12 months of ownership
Unable to fix a...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-09-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,398
Posted By Krieger
As I recall from ultimate factories: Two robots...

As I recall from ultimate factories: Two robots install the front and rear windshield at the same time right after the sealant is installed. Also you can see the entire dash assembly is installed as...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-20-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,148
Posted By Krieger
17-20MPG out of the 1SS M6 19-24MPG out of the...

17-20MPG out of the 1SS M6
19-24MPG out of the V6 Equinox A6
16-32MPG out of a stock '99 Trans Am M6
1320FeetPerGallon - 8MPG out of the '68 Firebird w/428 and turbo 400 trans

We've got it...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-18-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 8,426
Posted By Krieger
Had this happen to my '99 Trans Am a lot,...

Had this happen to my '99 Trans Am a lot, replaced the entire clutch slave cylinder and res. with the '01 vette one (a common practice for older LS1's that didn't get this from the factory), usually...
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