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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Yesterday, 12:37 AM
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Its almost a lock that the Camaro will maintain...

Its almost a lock that the Camaro will maintain its hold for the 2014 calender year, because with the change-over & subseqent ramp-up for the Mustang (plus the ~6000 unit YTD lead through July the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-30-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 846
Posted By DGthe3
And its a particularly good thing when you're...

And its a particularly good thing when you're trying to change the pre-conceptions about your brand. A decade ago, you pretty much had to be a retiree to be 'eligible' to buy a Buick. GM has been...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-30-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By DGthe3
ahem ... check your 'other' thread ;)

ahem ... check your 'other' thread ;)
Forum: 1st & 2nd Generation Camaros 08-30-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By DGthe3
moving to 2nd Gen discussions

moving to 2nd Gen discussions
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-30-2014, 07:58 PM
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Views: 127,392
Posted By DGthe3
Ecstasy of Gold - Metallica (from 'We All Love...

Ecstasy of Gold - Metallica (from 'We All Love Ennio' tribute album)

(pure metal version, rather than the live symphonic one from 'S & M' ... which is also pretty cool)


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Forum: Gaming Lounge 08-27-2014, 07:24 PM
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Views: 265
Posted By DGthe3
Looks almost like its an expansion/mod of Civ V....

Looks almost like its an expansion/mod of Civ V. Could just be built off that engine though. Either way, I'll probably pass. I didn't really like the whole 'alien worlds' aspect of the game in II...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-27-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,583
Posted By DGthe3
A decade or so ago when the Evo & WRX had such...

A decade or so ago when the Evo & WRX had such specs it was kinda impressive. That was a tick behind where contemporary V8s were. Now its where V6s are. So no, the engine isn't all that impressive....
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-23-2014, 07:39 PM
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Views: 449
Posted By DGthe3
Never heard of that before. I know a lot of...

Never heard of that before. I know a lot of dealers will install wheel locks on any & every car they can, but they always give the key (and the regular lug nuts) to the owner.
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 08-23-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,253
Posted By DGthe3
Alright, if all that is true ... why does the SSX...

Alright, if all that is true ... why does the SSX in the OP have a front splitter? Splitters are aerodynamic devices used to increase front downforce, and the Camaro is RWD ... so using your logic...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-22-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,420
Posted By DGthe3
I just don't get it. An ugly dress up package for...

I just don't get it. An ugly dress up package for pickups ... why? I understand that tons of people customize their trucks, but isn't the purpose usually to make it look cool and/or unique? This...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-21-2014, 02:49 PM
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Views: 127,392
Posted By DGthe3
1stp Klosr - Linkin Park ft Jonathan Davis

1stp Klosr - Linkin Park ft Jonathan Davis
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-21-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By DGthe3
I see it a different way: they tend to go with...

I see it a different way: they tend to go with the best solution for a given problem. But people often assume that the lastest high-tech gadget is going to be the best solution. Which leads to ... ...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-21-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 93,511
Posted By DGthe3
The way I see it, its pretty hard to bias...

The way I see it, its pretty hard to bias performance numbers & still be credible. The subjective parts, sure they might change based on who is paying more that month but that doesn't matter to me...
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 08-20-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,649
Posted By DGthe3
As always, its probably impossible to tell what...

As always, its probably impossible to tell what it really looks like from a couple of renderings but it looks good so far. I think it might be a touch lighter than IBM or BRM but maybe not.


As...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-20-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By DGthe3
Ya know ... we do have an entire C7 website. If...

Ya know ... we do have an entire C7 website. If you wouldn't mind, you can continue this discussion over at Corvette7.com: C7 Z06 Weight Released...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 08-20-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,144
Posted By DGthe3
I was somehow under the impression that 650 was...

I was somehow under the impression that 650 was the 'initial estimate' from the Detroit autoshow in January, but I just checked and I guess those are the final SAE certified numbers. 625 was the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-20-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,498
Posted By DGthe3
Not the Z06, its 'only' about 900 lbs lighter....

Not the Z06, its 'only' about 900 lbs lighter. The weight was released via ordering guide just the other day.


Doesn't change the point you were making though
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-20-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By DGthe3
Yeah, it would have been hit with the GG anyways,...

Yeah, it would have been hit with the GG anyways, so there wouldn't have been much point in using the L99
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-18-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 93,511
Posted By DGthe3
I don't think there are any changes planned for...

I don't think there are any changes planned for the 2015 Ram HD anyway, are there?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-18-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 716
Views: 36,184
Posted By DGthe3
In general, the heavier a vehicle is, the less...

In general, the heavier a vehicle is, the less likely it is to hit its EPA mileage claims. Likewise, smaller and lighter vehicles have an easier time surpassing the EPA numbers. Of course, this can...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 08-18-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,144
Posted By DGthe3
Unless GM has been very conservative with the...

Unless GM has been very conservative with the LT4's power estimate (which is entirely possible), the Z06 will have a slightly worse power to weight ratio than the C6 ZR1. That probably shouldn't be...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 08-17-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,144
Posted By DGthe3
Plus, the previous Z06 was naturally aspirated...

Plus, the previous Z06 was naturally aspirated while the new one is supercharged. That probably accounts for about half the extra weight all by itself.

I'm sure they did what they could to save...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 08-17-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,144
Posted By DGthe3
I think it was something like 40 lbs lighter than...

I think it was something like 40 lbs lighter than the C6 Coupe. The ZR1 was around 160 lbs heavier than the Z06.
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 08-17-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,144
Posted By DGthe3
And some people were complaining that the C6 ZR1...

And some people were complaining that the C6 ZR1 was too heavy at ~3350.


I knew it was going to be heavy as soon as I heard that it was getting a supercharged engine, but 3500+ lbs? Wow. I was...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-17-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,003
Posted By DGthe3
... I just realized that all three of us...

...

I just realized that all three of us could all save a lot of time & mental energy in these threads if we simply didn't post.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-17-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,003
Posted By DGthe3
The 5th Generation Camaro is a terrible example...

The 5th Generation Camaro is a terrible example of 'classic' or 'retro' styling. Is it inspired by the 1st gen? Absolutely. But its a thoroughly modern design. If you want 'classic' look at the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 08-17-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,723
Posted By DGthe3
What sort of a price are you willing to pay for a...

What sort of a price are you willing to pay for a hard top?

An extra 150 lbs and $2000 over and above what a conventional ragtop already costs? If so, you would be part of a small minority. If...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 08-17-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,413
Posted By DGthe3
With the Mustang going up about 50lbs, and the...

With the Mustang going up about 50lbs, and the Camaro likely to drop about 100 (if not 200) ... they should at least be evenly matched on the weigh scales, with the advantage probably going to the...
Forum: Site Related Announcements / Suggestions / Feedback / Questions 08-15-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By DGthe3
Check your inbox The only other thing...

Check your inbox



The only other thing that I can think of is you might have an option ticked regarding who can/can't send you PM's. UserCP->Options...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-15-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6,047
Views: 127,392
Posted By DGthe3
More Human than Human - Rob Zombie

More Human than Human - Rob Zombie
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