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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Yesterday, 06:17 PM
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Posted By MEDISIN
Oh good, an even more expensive Viper to rot on...

Oh good, an even more expensive Viper to rot on lots.

"Dodge sold 46 Vipers in July, reaching 400 units for the year. GM probably sold that many Corvettes in the first week of the month"...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Yesterday, 05:16 PM
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Posted By MEDISIN
No, you are cherry picking data in a desperate...

No, you are cherry picking data in a desperate attemept to support your misguided notion that the Boss is somehow as fast as the ZL1.

But since you brought up the Boss, let's look at the data. ...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-18-2014, 12:36 PM
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Posted By MEDISIN
Interesting that MotorTrend has an actual...

Interesting that MotorTrend has an actual head-to-head comparison between the two that you somehow fail to mention??

MotorTrend...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-18-2014, 08:01 AM
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Views: 102,034
Posted By MEDISIN
MotorTrend ZL1 vs Hellcat Review...

MotorTrend ZL1 vs Hellcat Review (http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/coupes/1408_2014_chevrolet_camaro_zl1_vs_2015_dodge_challenger_srt_hellcat/)

Great photos! Pretty much what you would expect....
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-17-2014, 02:04 PM
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Posted By MEDISIN
Shareholders?

Shareholders?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-17-2014, 07:58 AM
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Posted By MEDISIN
This is what disappoints me the most^ I was...

This is what disappoints me the most^ I was hoping FCA, with all their portfolio platforms, would introduce something to make the Challenger competitive in the evolving marketplace.

The...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-14-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,423
Posted By MEDISIN
"However, a GM source recently told us that the...

"However, a GM source recently told us that the Z06’s supercharged LT4 is capable of producing 1000 hp, though traction is an issue in the C7."

Yes please.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-13-2014, 01:33 PM
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Views: 8,137
Posted By MEDISIN
hahahhaahaaaa I like the look on the Dart, I...

hahahhaahaaaa

I like the look on the Dart, I just don't know it translates well to a full size Charger. Doesn't matter as most of us will only see its tail lights :lol:


...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-13-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 27,249
Posted By MEDISIN
Weight still plays a critical factor as does...

Weight still plays a critical factor as does gearing in terms of straight line acceleration. The Challenger will still be marginally faster than the Charger around a track. 4550lbs is a lot of...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-13-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 8,137
Posted By MEDISIN
Things are getting interesting for sure. Still...

Things are getting interesting for sure. Still prefer the previous design for the Charger but maybe it will grow on me.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-12-2014, 07:25 PM
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Posted By MEDISIN
This^. It's great you can buy an off the...

This^. It's great you can buy an off the showroom car for $60k that can run 11's all day. But performance is relative. 11's still won't be fast enough for some. The most badass cars I have ever...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-12-2014, 04:21 PM
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Posted By MEDISIN
Watch the video for yourself - clearly not what...

Watch the video for yourself - clearly not what he said. Typical marketing sensationalizing what an engineer said.
...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-12-2014, 03:49 PM
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Views: 102,034
Posted By MEDISIN
Did you miss post #1511...

Did you miss post #1511 (http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7854465&postcount=1511) where I showed you there was no such claim made? Please cut the BS and stick to the facts.



Show...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-11-2014, 10:35 PM
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Views: 102,034
Posted By MEDISIN
The auto Kitty might be as quick as the manual...

The auto Kitty might be as quick as the manual only C6 Z06 and ZR1, but the Chevy's are faster. How does the manual Kitty stack up?

C6 Z06
Car&Driver...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-11-2014, 09:21 PM
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Posted By MEDISIN
If you were paying attention, you would have...

If you were paying attention, you would have noticed joeybsyc said in post #1745 referring to the Hellokitty, that it is "much quicker than anything GM currently offers"

Now, for the sake of...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-11-2014, 06:31 PM
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Views: 102,034
Posted By MEDISIN
Admittedly. I frequented the strip when I was...

Admittedly. I frequented the strip when I was 16/17 but quickly got bored. I found road courses much more demanding for the car and driver. I make it to the strip 2-3 times a year now - just...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-11-2014, 02:53 PM
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Views: 102,034
Posted By MEDISIN
Thanks for not providing answers to my questions....

Thanks for not providing answers to my questions.
1. Why did it only trap 122 with 700+HP?
2. Where are the manual transmission times?
3. Has anyone strapped Hellokitty to a dyno?

Indeed, in...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-11-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 102,034
Posted By MEDISIN
So still no 11.2 time slips and only trapping 122...

So still no 11.2 time slips and only trapping 122 with 700HP? Still no manual transmission runs?

Cars.com: 11.4 @ 122mph
MotorTrend: 11.7 @ 125mph

By comparison the M5 runs 11.9 @ 122mph with...
Forum: USA - Southeast 08-10-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By MEDISIN
OP are you referring to Hendrick Durham or Cary? ...

OP are you referring to Hendrick Durham or Cary? I have had good experiences with Hendrick Cary and I hear Performance Chevrolet in Chapel Hill has great service too.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-07-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,503
Posted By MEDISIN
I had my rev limiter raised on recommendation...

I had my rev limiter raised on recommendation from the tuner that this is common and safe. As JED mentioned above, that 6200-6400 RPM sweet spot is fantastic. Power does start to level off above...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-06-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By MEDISIN
I've never seen an unmarked pickup here - dang.

I've never seen an unmarked pickup here - dang.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-06-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,053
Posted By MEDISIN
Automated cars can't get here soon enough. ...

Automated cars can't get here soon enough. Elderly, disabled, short term injury, license suspension, emergency transport, taxi's, and sh!tty drivers, all stand to benefit from automated vehicles. ...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-02-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 102,034
Posted By MEDISIN
What do economy car sales have to with...

What do economy car sales have to with performance oriented pony cars? The Camaro has paltry sales compared to the econoboxes you mention above, but it leads its class in sales year after year after...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-02-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 27,249
Posted By MEDISIN
Too funny. These are based on recalls which do...

Too funny. These are based on recalls which do not affect dependability. JDP measures dependability based on the number of problems an owner has during the first three years of ownership. These...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-01-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 102,034
Posted By MEDISIN
Autoblog editors come clean about their...

Autoblog editors come clean about their controversial automotive beliefs

http://o.aolcdn.com/hss/storage/midas/3e9f7d225bcab80df0697f81d87f8ba/200511856/hellcat.jpg
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-31-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 102,034
Posted By MEDISIN
The ZL1 ran 11's on stock Goodyear F1's (manual...

The ZL1 ran 11's on stock Goodyear F1's (manual and auto). Shaved another tenth on Mickey Thompson's.
...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-30-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 102,034
Posted By MEDISIN
No. They posted video showing the ZL1 was...

No. They posted video showing the ZL1 was capable of 11's stock in both automatic and manual form. The all day long remark was referring to the dependability of the car being able to launch...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-29-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 102,034
Posted By MEDISIN
That's disappointing. What about the...

That's disappointing.

What about the 11.2-second quarter-mile time that Dodge has been trumpeting to the world? Well, half a second (11.7 seconds versus 11.2) is the difference between a prepped...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-28-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 102,034
Posted By MEDISIN
The operative words being "we've been told". ...

The operative words being "we've been told". Interesting that no one else has validated 11.2 sec ET, no time slip ever surfaced, no vbox data from the PIR track days, no verified 200+mph top speed. ...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-24-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 102,034
Posted By MEDISIN
Great, so what did the competition run vs the...

Great, so what did the competition run vs the Hellcat? Your subjective assessment doesn't tell me anything. See below.

It [Hellcat] is to the GT500 as the old SRT8 was to the Boss 302. It’s very...
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