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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis Today, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By Destructo09
I'm running Hawk HP+ pads right now since my...

I'm running Hawk HP+ pads right now since my stockers were too thin to bother switching back out. They've been awesome pads for autocross, they tend to get pretty hot on big track for HPDE but have...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons Today, 09:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 512
Posted By Destructo09
Seems like checking with a mechanical gauge would...

Seems like checking with a mechanical gauge would have been easier than just replacing a good pump.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions Today, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By Destructo09
I haven't been driving that long, but 15 years...

I haven't been driving that long, but 15 years now and numerous cars, never an accident or even a speeding ticket.

Keys to not rear-ending people, don't tail gate, don't play on the damn phone. I...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls Yesterday, 10:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,542
Posted By Destructo09
My brother and I both got notices this week also,...

My brother and I both got notices this week also, no plans to take it in, both of ours are 2010s and of course never go to a dealer for work since they're not covered under warranty at all anymore.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls Yesterday, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By Destructo09
why do you change your oil every 3k miles? your...

why do you change your oil every 3k miles? your wasting a bunch of oil and money doing that. Just change it by the oil life monitor. The fact you said the old oil was still fairly clear tells me...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics Yesterday, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By Destructo09
I take you your a member of the VIR Club then....

I take you your a member of the VIR Club then. Sounds like that will be a blast, my club runs HPDEs there and it's a huge amount of fun.

You're certainly right about the track day traffic,...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis Yesterday, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By Destructo09
Don't talk to JC Whitney, you need to talk to...

Don't talk to JC Whitney, you need to talk to Hawk, I doubt JC Whitney will help you after you installed and used them. Hawk should have some customer contact info on their website and may be more...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis Yesterday, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By Destructo09
You need to get your money back from the first...

You need to get your money back from the first shop. Do you autocross or track the car? If not the alignment isn't going to be super critical other than to help your tire wear. The -1.4 Camber will...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions Yesterday, 10:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,859
Posted By Destructo09
Get to a track, do some HPDE's or Autocross, that...

Get to a track, do some HPDE's or Autocross, that will get it out of your system for a little while. When you get to go as fast as you can for a bit, it kinda makes normal everyday driving feel slow,...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons Yesterday, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By Destructo09
GM Makes and sells a ECU kit for the crate LS3s,...

GM Makes and sells a ECU kit for the crate LS3s, it includes the pedal for the throttle by wire even. Just make sure you get the one for the 430 horse motor, they make a 480HP version also and i'm...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons Yesterday, 09:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,197
Posted By Destructo09
Sounds like you need a better tuner, lol. He...

Sounds like you need a better tuner, lol. He didn't even bother to try, sounds like he doesn't know what he's doing to me.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons Yesterday, 09:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,197
Posted By Destructo09
Your going to get a check engine light without a...

Your going to get a check engine light without a tune....

Also, leaving plenty more HP on the table without the tune. Those are good numbers though for no tune, I dyno'd 393 SAE corrected before...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons Yesterday, 09:00 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 15,835
Posted By Destructo09
Not sure if anybody mentioned it from the...

Not sure if anybody mentioned it from the original post, but those bearing certainly looked damaged to me. Even with 95k miles they shouldn't have had that scarring.

Anyway though, doesn't matter...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-24-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 518
Posted By Destructo09
Don't cheap out on your brake lines, pay the...

Don't cheap out on your brake lines, pay the money for the good ones, or just keep the OE brake lines. If you're not autocrossing the car or tracking it, there's no real benefit to going with...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-24-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,713
Posted By Destructo09
Mine sure is, including the pit pack as well....

Mine sure is, including the pit pack as well. Using the stock shift knob as opposed to the hurst stick as well. I find the stock knob with the short shifter is a very nice balance of nice firm shifts...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-23-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Destructo09
Yeah I did a little more searching around and...

Yeah I did a little more searching around and found some pics where guys were running them on the front, but a 295 on the back. Was hoping to find some 275s all around but pretty sure I have a good...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-21-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,197
Posted By Destructo09
My brother and myself both have 1 7/8" headers...

My brother and myself both have 1 7/8" headers from stainless power. He has the CAI with no scoop and no w/w relocate. We both have the HFCs. He was running a Borla Type S catback and I have a...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-21-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By Destructo09
Between a N/A 2.5L and a 2.0T I would go with the...

Between a N/A 2.5L and a 2.0T I would go with the turbo, but I haven't driven either personally, but past experience tells me the turbo motor will be much more fun to drive.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-21-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,047
Posted By Destructo09
The engine really does not have much say in the...

The engine really does not have much say in the top speed, top speed is limited by drag and gearing. If you had low enough drag and enough gearing it could go as fast as you wanted.

The Camaro...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 11-20-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By Destructo09
People seem to like to crap all over driving on...

People seem to like to crap all over driving on summer tires in cold temps, the fact of the matter is if you do it carefully until you get some heat in them they're fine.

It's not cold enough here...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-20-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Destructo09
It will look funny too with the extra wheel gap.

It will look funny too with the extra wheel gap.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-20-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By Destructo09
22" should fit fine, you just wind up with less...

22" should fit fine, you just wind up with less sidewall on the tire.

the 35mm offset should work perfectly fine, that just means the tire/wheel will move 5mm closer to the fender, should be no...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-20-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Destructo09
Anybody running 275/35 Michelin PSS on stock wheels + 1" drop?

I'm looking for some pics of a car with the RS wheels and about 1" drop to see how mine would look with 275/35 Michelins all the way around.

Also any experience with these on a track or autocross?...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-20-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,224
Posted By Destructo09
2010 Owner here chiming in, can confirm my...

2010 Owner here chiming in, can confirm my transmission hates 2nd gear when it's cold. I have Royal Purple in it also. Sometimes I get a full on grind, others it's just very notchy going into gear....
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 11-19-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By Destructo09
Yep, i'm running Royal Purple in the trans, and...

Yep, i'm running Royal Purple in the trans, and Diff.

Considering it was a cold day like as in sub 50* F and my fluid was obviously hot, I think i'm going to do the Derale 18" heatsink and see...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 11-19-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By Destructo09
I've been registering for CAM in my local club,...

I've been registering for CAM in my local club, just because I don't want to run in ESP. In CAM as long as I have 200+ treadwear tires almost anything goes, which is great for a 2010 because the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-19-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,267
Posted By Destructo09
I used competition mode in my last autocross, it...

I used competition mode in my last autocross, it was awesome and was not very intrusive. However, I never turn it off on the street, too much risk involved. During an autocross I typically have no...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-19-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,483
Posted By Destructo09
Frankly, the vertical doors are probably easier...

Frankly, the vertical doors are probably easier to use if you park next to another car lol. The doors on these cars are quite large!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-19-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,817
Posted By Destructo09
My car has a few door dings, mostly from a...

My car has a few door dings, mostly from a previous owner. I don't know of any i've gotten since I owned it, picking your parking place is the best defense. On the other hand, it's a car and won't...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-19-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,483
Posted By Destructo09
I have to admit, i've had a few and i'm a fan of...

I have to admit, i've had a few and i'm a fan of driven cars, not show cars. I can appreciate the the time and effort put into a show car though. I just prefer to drive mine and do what it was meant...
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