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Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-16-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,612
Posted By syr74
I get that you think you're being too clever by...

I get that you think you're being too clever by half here, but exactly what is that supposed to change? Did somebody crawl into a magic time machine and undo the 427 Cobra, or the GT40 program, or...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-16-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,612
Posted By syr74
Carroll Shelby is an icon, literally within the...

Carroll Shelby is an icon, literally within the halls of Ford nearly larger than life and deservedly so. His Cobra Coupes won America's first FIA championship, he turned the Mustang into a road race...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-16-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,060
Posted By syr74
I wouldn't vest too much stock in most of the...

I wouldn't vest too much stock in most of the folks bantering on about Ring times for the GT500. Ford has had a long standing policy of not using the Ring as a venue for performance numbers with...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-16-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,754
Posted By syr74
They might also want to check and note that the...

They might also want to check and note that the Mustang has yet to be tested under the new criteria this article references. Also worth noting, the Camaro's performance in this newly revised test is...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-16-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By syr74
Wow, $1200.00 per unit holdback? No Volvo made...

Wow, $1200.00 per unit holdback? No Volvo made ran anything close to that back in 1999 when I was still working for a dealership scraping through college. In fact, we didn't even see anything...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-16-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 43,208
Posted By syr74
Wow, Al is putting his money where his mouth is,...

Wow, Al is putting his money where his mouth is, that shows confidence in the product. Now, we'll have to wait and see what shakes out between these two, because his credibility now rests on the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-15-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 73,852
Posted By syr74
You aren't getting it. How long did it take GM to...

You aren't getting it. How long did it take GM to develop the ZL1? How long were they working on the ZL1 program prior to Joe public 'knowing' that it was going to be 550hp? (hint, I can tell you...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-15-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 73,852
Posted By syr74
It just doesn't work like that. Your argument...

It just doesn't work like that. Your argument here is, effectively, that Ford had time to wait for GM to decide on a strategy for the ZL1, sort that all out and decide upon approach A rather than B...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 11-15-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 77,867
Posted By syr74
They may well be, but we know that the 2012 ZL1...

They may well be, but we know that the 2012 ZL1 and 2013 GT500 hit lots at the same time, and the 2013 GT500 possibly even sooner than the ZL1 will. If the 2013 ZL1 doesn't hit until August that...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-15-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 73,852
Posted By syr74
Wow, that would truly be amazing...that they were...

Wow, that would truly be amazing...that they were able to react so quickly to the competition. I used to work in the automotive industry and in my experience to react that quickly to a competitor...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 11-15-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 77,867
Posted By syr74
2012 ZL1 hits dealer lots in Spring 2012. 2013...

2012 ZL1 hits dealer lots in Spring 2012.
2013 GT500 hits dealer lost in Spring 2012.

These cars are direct competitors, Chevy is just releasing a very late 2012 model while Ford is releasing a...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-15-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,066
Posted By syr74
Ford doesn't use the new SAE certification, so it...

Ford doesn't use the new SAE certification, so it can't be like when the Camaro V-6 was re-rated.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-14-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By syr74
Well, in that spirit at least the Hemi four...

Well, in that spirit at least the Hemi four bangers really were Hemi engines. If I'm not mistaken the new HEMI is just an acronym for High Enery Multi-spark Ignition because, as we all know, it...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-14-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,400
Posted By syr74
I frankly find it very hard to believe that this...

I frankly find it very hard to believe that this is the C7. To be blunt the entire design is awful and fairly reeks of a low end, Ferrari Scaglietti rip off....particularly in the lights and the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-12-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By syr74
Love the Grand Sport, and I live getting to spend...

Love the Grand Sport, and I live getting to spend a couple of weeks every summer in Murrell's Inlet! Now you've got me thinking about a nive flounder sandwich at Harrelson's!
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-10-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,721
Posted By syr74
I think GM would seriously benefit if they were...

I think GM would seriously benefit if they were to create a drastic difference in styling between truck-based SUV's and crossovers. Even more, they could use the Chevy and GMC brands to that end if...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-10-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,721
Posted By syr74
I like it.

I like it.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-10-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,180
Posted By syr74
Better in every way? I think I know what you...

Better in every way? I think I know what you mean, and am guessing that you are specifically referring to the engine, but you may want to be more specific.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-10-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,480
Posted By syr74
They can go as high tech as they like in other...

They can go as high tech as they like in other areas, but leave my key and my manual transmission alone. A key is like the heart and soul of a great car, every great drive I've been on started with a...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-10-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By syr74
And yet, when a Mustang wins yet another Camaro...

And yet, when a Mustang wins yet another Camaro vs Mustang comparo in that same magazine, we'll be back to calling them socially retarded hacks who have been bought off. Don't look to a magazine to...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-09-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,914
Posted By syr74
Should've been a Buick in my opinion.

Should've been a Buick in my opinion.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-07-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,451
Posted By syr74
Well, yes and no. While rare (and expensive)...

Well, yes and no. While rare (and expensive) Sunoco does offer 100 octane gasoline for legal, on road use. So you could potentially run into a GTR running an even higher octane rating than what they...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-04-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,481
Posted By syr74
Yeah, I actually don't care for the color combos...

Yeah, I actually don't care for the color combos myself although I really like the rest of the package. I did come up with a solution though, which is why I would currently consider one if I could...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-04-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,481
Posted By syr74
Markup on the Laguna Seca models can be insane. I...

Markup on the Laguna Seca models can be insane. I actually might be in the market myself could I find a dealer who still has one who would talk msrp. Of course, the only reason that any of them...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-01-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By syr74
Oh, rub it in why don't you. :D

Oh, rub it in why don't you. :D
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-01-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,692
Posted By syr74
Potentially the most off-topic adventure ever...

Potentially the most off-topic adventure ever undertaken on C5, but then the original topic really was kinda silly....so where do you go?
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-01-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,692
Posted By syr74
Betcha' with all his interwebz connections...

Betcha' with all his interwebz connections Dragoneye got his for 45k or less....just saying. :D
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-01-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,692
Posted By syr74
We won't see it in the form of actual payment,...

We won't see it in the form of actual payment, but that doesn't mean we won't see it. If GM succeeds, invests in the US, and the economy benefits as it logically would that can, IMO, consitute...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-01-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,692
Posted By syr74
Again, I'll disagree with that completely just on...

Again, I'll disagree with that completely just on the basis on a lack of understanding, IMO, of exactly who the government is. That guy in Washington is called a representative for a reason, he isn't...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-01-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,692
Posted By syr74
I'll disagree with that. A large portion of what...

I'll disagree with that. A large portion of what got this country into this economic mess is a 'I can do whatever I want because I have enough money and weight to bully my way through the system'...
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